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CNN Star Is Born As She Is Shown The Door: VIDEO

The day before a holiday weekend usually is a good time to unload employees - Take Out the Trash Day it's cruelly called in the business. Some of the best known and most respected execs in TV industry have decided, the Wednesday before...Show More Summary

'The Wil Wheaton Project' Cancelled by Syfy After One Season

The Wil Wheaton Project has been cancelled after its first 12 episode season.

Is Storage Necessary for Renewable Energy? has a look at an Amory Lovins presentation on our ability to switch to 100% renewable energy even without energy storage - Is Storage Necessary for Renewable Energy?. Physicist and energy expert Amory Lovins, chief scientist...Show More Summary

Telluride: ‘Wild’ World Premiere Brings Tears And Oscar Talk For Reese Witherspoon

The Telluride Film Festival  got started with a bang this afternoon (with a special Patrons screening in front of Friday night's official launch) as Fox Searchlight's December release, Wild  had its World Premiere and first-ever public screening. Show More Summary

California Senate Passes $330 Million in Annual Film and TV Incentives

The $1.65 billion program, which runs five years, more than triples the tax credits in an effort to retain and get back productions read more

'True Blood' Season Finales: Interest Online Over the Years

August 24th, 2014 marked the end of an era with True Blood’s series finale (Spoiler Alert for those who haven't seen the finale yet.) True Blood, based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries (novels) by Charlaine Harris focused on the co-existence of humans and vampires in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana. True Blood Season 1 […]

DailyDirt: Protein Is Protein...?

2 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Some foods are considered delicacies, but some edible stuff can be just strange or disgusting. It's actually a bit puzzling how some ingredients and dishes are created. Sure, some weird food items are simply the result of people eating something to avoid starvation, but not always. Show More Summary

Wil Wheaton Blogs His Syfy Show Is Toast

Wil Wheaton says Syfy will not order more episodes of The Wil Wheaton Project. The 12-episode summer series hosted by the actor/blogger/geek culture expert. The actor/blogger/geek culture expert blogged about it today, saying he gotShow More Summary

California Senate approves film tax credit bill

A bill that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax credit program was overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate.

Action! California Senate Overwhelmingly Passes $330M Film & TV Tax Credit Expansion

It's not totally signed, sealed and delivered, to quote Stevie Wonder, but Hollywood's tax incentive is finally going to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. Two days after a deal was struck between the governor and the legislative leadership to...Show More Summary

Record BofA Settlement Includes $30 Million Legal Aid Windfall

The $16.65 billion Bank of America deal announced last week contains a boon for a program that provides civil legal aid to the poor through interest from lawyer trust accounts.

President Obama Finally Gets Around To Nominating A New IP Czar

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

While we're still waiting for the White House to actually nominate a new head of the US Patent and Trademark Office, the other big administration "intellectual property" job has also been vacant for over a year: the "Intellectual Property...Show More Summary

The Scoreboard: Thursday, August 28

25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 235 | MSNBC: 84 | CNN: 144 | HLN: 106 Primetime: FNC: 1.262 | MSNBC: 377 | CNN: 505 | HLN: 267 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Cavuto: 195 TheFive: 326 Baier: 336 Greta: 231 O’Show More Summary

How to be a great health care administrator

In no other field is unity and collaboration between administrators and frontline staff more important than in health care. Unfortunately my own experience is that the disconnect and mistrust, especially from doctors and nurses, towards hospital administration is growing larger all the time. Continue reading... Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. […]

ABC Buys Medical Thriller From Janine Sherman Barrois & Aaron Kaplan

Medical drama's hot streak this pitch season continues with another sale at ABC. Cold Blood, from Criminal Minds executive producer Janine Sherman Barrois and Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment, is mixing the medical genre with a conspiracy thriller. Show More Summary

Powering Australia

The Australian is running a poll on energy related issues in Australia - it's one of the few reasons I could think of visiting it (just long enough to vote) - Powering Australia. Is Australia investing enough in renewable energy? 96% say no. Vote now: #PoweringAustralia — The Australian (@australian) August 26, 2014

Hacker’s Delight: Sony’s Playstation Hacked Last Weekend, Service Restored

WASHINGTON — Hackers tried to overrun Sony Entertainment’s popular PlayStation gaming platform to gain access and steal user’s information, but was stopped by security measures. Reuters reported that the PlayStation platform went back...Show More Summary

Your Paranoia Is Not Their Crime

A little over a year ago, in a Facebook status about Trayvon Martin, I wrote "Your paranoia is not their crime." I was reminded again of what I had written when I heard conservative commentator Ben Stein say Michael Brown "was armedShow More Summary

Chelsea Clinton Quits NBC News

Chelsea Clinton is ditching her high-paid gig as a special correspondent for NBC News, People reports. The First Daughter says she'll continue her charity work with the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation as she and husband Marc Mezvinsky expect their first child. Clinton's upbeat NBC segments didn't draw huge...

One Of The Best Songs In ‘Frozen’ Almost Didn’t Make It Into The Movie

If you’ve seen Disney’s animated movie “Frozen” — and even if you haven’t — you know two songs from the film: Oscar-winning “Let It Go” and the song any child who has seen the film knows by heart, “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” According...Show More Summary

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