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Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout Inks 3-Year Universal Deal

Universal's making more room for Alex Kurtzman and his new Secret Hideout shingle, which signed a three-year production agreement and will expand its operations on the studio lot. Kurtzman, who signed a two-year deal at Universal inShow More Summary

Blumhouse Developing Son Of Sam Miniseries With Fox TV Studios

On the heels of Blumhouse' first longform project, Ryan Murphy's HBO movie The Normal Heart, winning a Best TV Movie Emmy, Jason Blum's production company is returning to the longform arena with another New York period piece based on a true story — miniseries Son of Sam. Show More Summary

Streamy Award Nominations By Company [Chart]

With the 2014 Streamy Awards to be held in two parts this week, Collective Digital Studio, Fullscreen and Maker Studios have the most reason for optimism, nabbing more than 20 nominations each of the 244 claimed by media companies and...Show More Summary

Jack Wayman, Inventor of the Consumer Electronics Show, Dies at 92

He helped create and produce the first show in 1967 with 100 exhibitors. This year’s event in Las Vegas sported 3,600 read more

John Stamos To Star In ABC Drama Series ‘Members Only’ And Topline & Produce Dan Fogelman Comedy For ABC Studios

John Stamos has lined up two high-profile series gigs. He has been tapped as the male lead of ABC's midseason drama series Members Only. Additionally, Stamos has teamed with ABC Studios-based comedy producer Dan Fogelman (The Neighbors) for a comedy series, which the ER and Full House alum will topline and executive produce. Show More Summary

Adam Levine To Produce Autobiographical 1990s Family Comedy For NBC

Adam Levine is guiding aspiring young musicians as they pursue their dreams of stardom on NBC's The Voice. Now the Maroon 5 frontman is taking a look back at his years as an up-and-coming rocker in Kids in America, a comedy series for NBC. Show More Summary

Ted Gold Joins Spike TV As Head Of Scripted Series

As Spike TV is re-entering scripted series, the network has brought in veteran TV executive/producer Ted Gold to guide the efforts. Gold has been named to the newly created position of SVP, Scripted Original Series, Spike TV. He will ...Show More Summary

Nickelodeon Partners With NFL, MLS & NASCAR For NickSports

Coming on the heels of Nickelodeon's inaugural Kids Choice Sports Awards this summer, NickSports, a primetime sports-themed block, debuts Wednesday September 3 at 9 PM ET on Nicktoons. The two-hour weekly block will feature a mix ofShow More Summary

This Is My Jam's Slow Music Movement Gets Deeper And More Social

This Is My Jam has managed to develop from its core concept of picking one song at a time to share with friends (slow music) to something more complex without losing that core concept. This Is My Jam now powers Spotify playlists and has a variety of discovery elements for digging through its treasure trove of song picks. Show More Summary

Russell Crowe-Ryan Gosling Pic ‘The Nice Guys’ Gets Summer 2016 Release Date

Warner Bros has staked out a June 17, 2016 release date for The Nice Guys, the Shane Black-directed detective thriller starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling that reunites Black with his Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Lethal Weapon producer Joel Silver. Show More Summary

‘The Walking Dead’ Unveils Season 5 Key Art

AMC has released the official The Walking Dead Season 5 poster featuring Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and the accompanying tagline, “Hunt or Be Hunted.” Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by ImageShow More Summary

Toronto Roundup: ‘Sunshine Superman’, ‘Match’ & ‘The Daughter’ Sales Deals, More

Refresh for latest… Universal Pictures International and Submarine Entertainment have picked up sales right to Sunshine Superman, the feature documentary about the origins of BASE jumping directed and produced by Marah Strauch and Eric Bruggemann. Show More Summary

Future of Film: Special Report

Chicken Little scenarios about the movie business are abundant as radical changes in technology force studios to beef up franchises, exhibitors to spend money and visual effects to explode read more

Future of Film: Even Bigger Screens and, Yep, Cinema Selfies

A panoramic theater opens in L.A. on Sept. 19 as other new tech includes live audience interaction onscreen read more

DIY Tour Tips: Surviving The Long Drive

By Matthew Ebel who is currently Kickstarting a new album. I’ve played concerts all over the USA and there’s one constant that most touring musicians already know: People don’t know how to drive. Seattle drivers are maniacs, Boston drivers...Show More Summary

New On Our Music Industry Jobs Board: Nielsen, Forty 6ix AM, Berklee, Blue Note, ONErpm & More

New on the Hypebot Music Industry Jobs Board is Sr. Manager, Business Development & Client Solutions at Nielsen and a Day-to-Day Artist Manager at Forty 6ix AM. There are also great job opening at the Berklee College Of Music, the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club and distributor ONErpm. Show More Summary

Deadline Advisory: Morning Ratings Delayed

Looks like there are still a few stragglers coming back from the Labor Day long weekend – including fast nationals for last night's primetime. Delayed for a couple of hours, ratings from Nielsen will be available around 10:30 AM PT, we're told. We will post the results for Under The Dome, MasterChef, the Season 2 finale of Mistresses and more…

It’s No Blip, Online Video Is Taking Ad Dollars From Traditional TV: Analyst

The debate is over, or should be, MoffettNathanson Research's Michael Nathanson says this morning: Advertisers are shifting spending to online video at the expense of traditional TV programming that isn't “essential” — meaning live sports and events, hit scripted shows, and cable shows that appeal to hard-to-reach audiences. Show More Summary

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