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  • Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler

    Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler
     You can’t blame “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan for being tempted. “I was actually thinking about calling up Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse [today] and just getting dinner reservations,” the 26-year-old...
  • Royal baby coverage doesn't deliver a big boost to cable news ratings

    Royal baby coverage doesn't deliver a big boost to cable news ratings
    Forget the baby bump. Cable news channels aired wall-to-wall coverage of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's to-be-named first child, but the networks didn't see nearly the same ratings boost as they generated from the last royal media...
  • Mipcom Taps Jeffrey Katzenberg For Personality of the Year Award

    DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will be feted at this year's Mipcom, the Cannes-set international TV showcase, with a Personnality of the Year nod. Katzenberg, who will attend Mipcom to deliver a keynote as part of the mastermind series,...
  • Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label

    Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label
    Music entrepreneurs Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind, together with friend and veteran film and TV producer Brian Robbins, have partnered with Universal Music Group to launch All Def Music, a label created expressly to sign, develop and promote YouTube...
  • AwesomenessTV to Evolve into Three Platforms by the End of the Year

    DreamWorks Animation is working with AwesomenessTV chief Brian Robbins to turn the YouTube entertainment network into three distinct platforms over the next six to nine months. New versions in the works are AwesomenessX, aimed at males in their teens and...
  • Russell Simmons, AwesomenessTV launch YouTube channel

    Russell Simmons, AwesomenessTV launch YouTube channel
    Update: After Twitter outrage and a Change.org petition was created, Simmons removed the Harriet Tubman parody video from YouTube and issued an apology on Global Grind. The video is still live on some sites. ---------------------------------------------...
  • WIGS channel aims for TV-quality scripted shows on YouTube

    WIGS channel aims for TV-quality scripted shows on YouTube
    The wails of an infant haunt much of the 13-minute YouTube clip. On the Internet's dominant video site, recordings of laughing babies, talking twin babies, roller-skating babies long have made for amusing, sure-fire click bait. This case of a crying...
  • Nick to Transplant AwesomenessTV Clips from YouTube to Cable With July 1 Series Debut

    DreamWorks Animation's AwesomenessTV will cross over from YouTube to cable TV on July 1, when kid's cabler Nickelodeon will premiere half-hour comedy show woven from existing Internet clips and new material. The show, simply titled "AwesomenessTV,"...
  • Dreamworks Animation's AwesomenessTV Launches Channel for Young Dudes

    AwesomenessTV, the YouTube multichannel network acquired by Dreamworks Animation last month, has bowed AwesomenessX, a new channel aimed at male teens and tweens. New channel will be stocked with seven new original series, while five existing...
  • The State of the Agency Biz

    Ask any agent at any shop, boutique or behemoth about the state of the tenpercentery biz, and he or she will earnestly testify: "It's all about the clients." Of course, that's been true for Hollywood talent reps since the days of Myron Selznick, Charles...
  • Talent Agencies Increasingly Turning into Investors

    CAA made a lot of money off of a single deal late last year, but it wasn’t from landing one of its stars a big role or packaging the next film franchise. Instead, the agency sold jeans — $300 million worth of them — when it unloaded its stake in...
  • Wheeler rolling to FCC. DreamWorks Animation eyes AwesomenessTV

    Wheeler rolling to FCC. DreamWorks Animation eyes AwesomenessTV
    After the coffee. Before a long morning of earnings calls. The Skinny: I got through the season finale of "The Following" last night. It wasn't easy. Fortunately,  afterward I watched the premiere of Comedy Central's "Inside Amy," which was a tad...