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Daily Archives : Jul 16, 2014

Kim Kardashian Will Get a Lot Richer This Year, Thanks to One Huge — and Surprising — Source of Income

Kim Kardashian is poised to get a massive infusion of income — far more than she made last year — from a source that some will find surprising: her new online game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. The app is set to…

FCC Receives a Record Volume of Comments on One Hot-Button Issue

The public is weighing in loudly with its views on an issue that has increasingly captured its attention, with the Federal Communications Commission having received about 780,000 comments on net neutrality, The New York Times reports. The volume of comments…

TV Production Booms in Los Angeles — Here’s Why

After struggling with runaway production for years, the city of Los Angeles appears to be enjoying a resurgence in TV production. L.A. saw a boom in television production in the second quarter, with an increase of one-third over a year…

And … Action! Conan O’Brien Is About to Make His Acting Debut — Watch His Announcement Video

Late-night host Conan O’Brien is making his acting debut at the age of 51. The Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker reports that O'Brien will make an appearance in the original Syfy movie “Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda." “While most people will be…

Golden Globes Dispute Settled

A long-running legal battle over the Golden Globe Awards has been settled. The Hollywood Reporter’s Hollywood, Esq., reports that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions settled their dispute over the rights to produce the awards show. The…

‘The Strain’ Has a Strong Debut on FX — and Yes, We Are Again Running the Billboard Art for the Show, Which Prompted Complaints Over Its Graphic Imagery (You’ve Been Warned)

After a controversial preview campaign for its horror-drama series "The Strain," FX enjoyed a strong turnout for the show's premiere. The vampire- and virus-themed show drew 2.99 million viewers for its debut on FX on Sunday night, a 42% improvement…

‘Game of Thrones’ Has Its Season 5 Directors All Set: The ‘Pilot Whisperer’ Is on Board Again, Along With a Lineup of TV Veterans Who Are ‘Thrones’ Newbies (They’ve Directed ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Entourage’ and Many Other Shows)

HBO has signed up five directors to each helm two episodes of “Game of Thrones” for its fifth season, reports EW.com’s Inside TV. David Nutter, who directed the acclaimed episode “The Rains of Castamere” (known for its “Red Wedding” scene),…

Reality Show Gets Early Pickup

Lifetime has given an early renewal to a reality series in advance of the show's first-season finale. TheWrap.com reports that the cable channel is going ahead with a second season of “Little Women: LA.” The reality series focuses on a…

Report: A Month After His Death, Casey Kasem Isn’t Buried Yet

Famed radio personality Casey Kasem isn’t buried yet, a month after his death, according to a representative for his daughter, reports People magazine. Kasem’s second wife, Jean Kasem, has the rights to his body, but hasn’t yet arranged for his…

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