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Comcast Brings ‘Voice’ Voting To X1 Remotes In Interactive TV Viewing First

Viewers of NBC reality mainstay The Voice will be able to vote for their favorite performers by using their Comcast Xfinity X1 remote, thanks to a new venture by NBC and its corporate parent that the companies call an industry first. About 52% of Comcast’s industry-leading 22.5 million U.S. Show More Summary

NAACP Image Awards Nominees: Netflix, OWN Lead In TV; Universal, Annapurna, Open Road Top Film

Netflix and OWN lead the television selections, while Universal Pictures, Annapurna and Open Road Films are the leading motion picture contenders in the nominations the 49th NAACP Image Awards, set for January 15, 2018. In TV, Netflix has 23 nominations, while OWN has 17. Show More Summary

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator Among Juried Annie Award Winners

Organizers of the 45th annual Annie Awards have unveiled their annual jury awards, recognizing career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation. Those include the Winsor McCay Award for career contributions to the art of...Show More Summary

New York Times Suspends Star Reporter Over Harassment Allegations

The New York Times said this morning that it has suspended a star reporter in its Washington bureau in the wake of published allegations that he had sexually harassed younger female colleagues. The Times also said the reporter, Glenn Thrush, would enter a substance abuse program, with the paper’s support. Show More Summary

Ovation Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Duo Of International Fashion Titles

Cable net Ovation has acquired two high-end fashion documentary series after striking a deal with distributor Cineflix Rights. The arts and culture has picked up Inside Dior and Style Factory from the London-based sales unit of the Canadian...Show More Summary

UK Talent Agency Troika & Management Firm James Grant Group To Merge

EXCLUSIVE: With a talent roster that includes Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey, Daniel Kaluuya and Nick Frost, British agency Troika is merging with management firm James Grant Group. The two companies will keep their respective names. Show More Summary

Palm Springs To Honor Gary Oldman With Desert Palm Achievement Award

Gary Oldman will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor for his performance in Darkest Hour at the 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. He’ll be presented with the award during the fest’s annual Film Awards Gala, hosted by Mary Hart, on Tuesday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Show More Summary

Woman Accuses Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching In 2010

A woman has accused Sen. Al Franken of inappropriately touching her in 2010 as she was taking a photo with him at the Minnesota State Fair. Lindsay Menz told CNN that she wanted to share an “uncomfortable” interaction that left her feeling...Show More Summary

Camera Operator Mark Milsome Dies Filming Stunt On BBC/Netflix Drama

Veteran film and TV camera operator, Mark Milsome, has died. Milsome’s agent Sarah Prince confirmed the news to Deadline, saying a fatal incident occurred in Ghana where he was shooting a stunt sequence for BBC/Netflix drama, The Forgiving Earth. Details of the incident, which happened over the weekend, are not fully known. Show More Summary

New Yorker Cover Revisits Sexual Harassment At Thanksgiving Day Parade

After publishing several of Ronan Farrow's investigative features on sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood this fall, the New Yorker is returning to the topic this week with a provocative cover image. Titled "Nowhere to Hide," the...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire’ Takes VR Storytelling To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire. With The Last Jedi opening in theaters in December and the official unveiling of Star Wars land  in Disneyland coming in 2019, the intergalactic phenomenon continues...Show More Summary

‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Surge As Eagles Claw Cowboys; Trump Says NFL Should “Suspend” Marshawn Lynch

As the various dramas surrounding Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones whirl around the NFL and Donald Trump today called for the suspension of the Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch for not standing for the U.S. National Anthem during a league...Show More Summary

Amazon To Launch All Episodes Of ‘Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams’ On Jan 12

Amazon has revealed the U.S launch date for its big-budget sci-fi co-production Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams. The streaming service will launch all ten episodes of the Sony Pictures Television-produced drama on January 12. The launch comes after Channel 4 began airing the anthology series in the UK in October. Show More Summary

‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 4 Gets Netflix U.S. Release Date

EXCLUSIVE: Season 4 of Peaky Blinders got up and running in the UK last week, and now has a U.S. airdate. Netflix will make all episodes of the highly-anticipated return of the epic period gangster series available in the States on December...Show More Summary

Studiocanal, Neal Street Climb Enid Blyton’s ‘Magic Faraway Tree’; Simon Farnaby Scripting

Studiocanal and Neal Street Productions are developing a feature adaptation of Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree with Paddington 2‘s Simon Farnaby attached to write. Neal Street’s Pippa Harris and Nicolas Brown will produce. English writer...Show More Summary

ProSiebenSat.1 Hunts CEO; EuropaCorp sells French TV unit; Falco Remade in Lat Am; Time Scores UK Show – Global Briefs

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has sold its French television division for $13M as it looks to tighten its belt. The studio has sold the unit, which produces series including TF1's spy drama No Limits, to Thomas Anargyros, who is currently Chief Executive of EuropaCorp Television. Show More Summary

Amazon Prime Takes French Thriller ‘Black Spot’ In Global Streaming Deal

French mystery thriller Black Spot has been acquired by Amazon Prime Video for exclusive SVOD rights outside Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourgh. The eight-episode series from Ego Productions is the first French TV show to be distributed globally by Amazon. Show More Summary

Ridley Scott’s ‘The Terror’ Goes Global After Amazon Strikes Output Deal with AMC Studios

Ridley Scott's expedition drama The Terror is heading around the world after Amazon struck a global output deal with AMC Studios. The streaming service has inked an agreement that will see it take first-run rights to in-house shows from...Show More Summary

Entertainment One’s Carrie Stein Joins Kew Media Group To Bolster Drama Slate

Kew Media Group, the company that distributes series including BBC1 crime thriller Line of Duty, is to bolster its international drama business after hiring Entertainment One exec Carrie Stein. Stein becomes EVP of Global Scripted Series at the firm, which recently acquired Cardinal producer Sienna Films. Show More Summary

Tig Notaro On Louis C.K. Scandal: The Only Positive Is “Victims Were Not Told They’re Lying”

Tig Notaro firmly and publicly distanced herself from Louis C.K., exec producer of her Amazon show One Mississippi, following multiple allegations of his sexual misconduct, and while he has since released a statement saying, “These stories are true,” we have not heard a response from Notaro — until now. Show More Summary

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