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Lionsgate launches new specialty distribution label

Lionsgate announced the launch of a new specialty distribution label that will focus on multiplatform release strategies in an effort to cater to next-generation audiences.

Huayi Brothers closes film slate deal with STX Entertainment

Chinese film production company Huayi Brothers Media Corp. has closed a major deal with Robert Simonds' new movie and TV studio, STX Entertainment, to finance and distribute movies.

Classic TV shows get new life on digital airwaves

When cable TV was growing in the 1980s and '90s, many of its programs were past hits from the lineups of ABC, CBS and NBC.

Charter Communications to buy Bright House Networks in $10.4-billion deal

Charter Communications Inc. has scooped up Bright House Networks with a proposed $10.4-billion takeover bid that accelerates the consolidation of the cable television and Internet service landscape.

Barbara Walters returns to TV on ID's 'American Scandal'

Barbara Walters’ famous chats with the infamous have found a home on cable network Investigation Discovery.

Netflix puts former Disney executive Anne Sweeney on its board

Anne Sweeney, the former co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined Netflix’s board of directors.

'Super Troopers 2' raises $2 million on Indiegogo

When will the 2002 comedy "Super Troopers" get a sequel? Apparently, "the time is meow."

Harvey Weinstein has choice words about anti-Semites

Harvey Weinstein has a plan to deal with the world’s anti-Semites: “Kick them in the a--”

TV ratings: James Corden's 'Late Late Show' off to solid start

CBS' "The Late Late Show With James Corden" kicked off overnight with laughs and solid ratings.

California Public Utilities Commission delays vote on Comcast-TWC deal

The California Public Utilities Commission has delayed until May 7 its vote on Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.

Paley Center looking to reinvent itself for digital age

The Paley Center for Media sits in the axis of the media universe in New York.

News President David Rhodes signs with CBS through 2019

CBS News President David Rhodes signed a new deal with the network that keeps him in charge of his division through 2019.

'The Jinx' proves that documentaries can draw big audiences

The nation buzzed about the Sunday finale of the HBO documentary series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" as if it was the shocking twist of a Shonda Rhimes drama series or a marriage proposal gone wrong on "The Bachelor."

New heads of programming coming to A&E and History

A changing of the programming guard is coming to the A&E and History networks.

Box office update: 'Cinderella' falls short of 'Maleficent' debut

Though Disney's "Cinderella" enchanted audiences over the weekend, the film fell short of its studio-estimated $70.1 million debut.

No relief for Dodger's fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold

Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer.

Lionsgate finalizes deal with China's Hunan TV

China's Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary Co. will give film studio Lionsgate as much as $375 million in production financing over the next three years, making it the biggest Hollywood deal by a Chinese company to date. 

Viacom agrees to pay up to $7.2 million to settle intern lawsuit

Media giant Viacom has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by former interns who demanded to be paid for their time at Viacom's television networks, including MTV and BET.

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