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  • A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'

    A Spanish-speakers' view of 'Our America'
    Think of a map of North America, and then turn it upside down so that Mexico and Texas are at the top and near the middle, and New England drips down like an appendage, nearly falling off the edge at the bottom. Felipe Fernández-Armesto has done...
  • Toby Gorman to Lead Unscripted Development at FremantleMedia North America

    FremantleMedia North America has hired Toby Gorman as exec vice prez of alternative programming. Gorman will head unscripted development at the studio, and his position will be effective in April. Gorman officially joins FremantleMedia after working...
  • Daniel Laikind to Lead Original Media as CEO

    Daniel Laikind has been appointed CEO of Original Media, parent company Endemol North America announced today. The top spot at the unscripted shingle had been left vacant following Charlie Corwin's hiring as co-CEO and co-chairman of Endemol North...
  • Endemol's 51 Minds Banner Taps Christian Sarabia As President

    Christian Sarabia has been upped to president of Endemol North America's 51 Minds production imprint. The change at the top follows the elevation in October of 51 Minds topper Cris Abrego to the co-chairman/CEO post at Endemol's U.S. division alongside...
  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...
  • King of gore dinosaur was the 'bad grandpa' of tyrannosaurs

    King of gore dinosaur was the 'bad grandpa' of tyrannosaurs
    Meet the king of gore, a "bad grandpa" of Tyrannosaurus rex that tore through flesh with banana-shaped, meat-cleaver teeth. Lythronax argestes, which translates roughly as Southwestern king of gore, appeared on the ancient island continent of...
  • Baby female gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo

    Baby female gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo
    An 18-year-old western lowland gorilla gave birth Monday at the Brookfield Zoo, officials said today. The infant was born in the early morning hours to Koola, according to Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo. Guests will be able...
  • Netflix Video Usage More Than 10 Times Amazon and Hulu Combined

    Netflix remains the biggest pig in the broadband python, representing 31.6% of all downstream Internet traffic in North America during primetime hours in September -- well ahead of any other streaming service, according to a new study. The Internet...
  • GM's third-quarter profit declines; Chrysler posts healthy gain

    GM's third-quarter profit declines; Chrysler posts healthy gain
    General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving. GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
  • Review: Lionel Richie brings his hits to the Hollywood Bowl

    Wearing a black leather jacket over black leather trousers, Lionel Richie stood on the stage of the Hollywood Bowl with his arms raised high over his head, as though he were an athlete or a military commander -- someone, at any rate, with a deep feeling...
  • New York Film Festival attracts the spotlight

    NEW YORK — For years, the New York Film Festival was a quaint afterthought on the fall festival circuit, good for locals to catch up on prestige titles but devoid of much Hollywood fizz. Not anymore. The Lincoln Center event has become an...
  • FremantleMedia North America Taps Gilman to Head Digital Unit

    FremantleMedia North America CEO Thom Beers has hired Gayle Gilman as executive VP of digital content, a newly created role overseeing all original digital content. Gilman joined FMNA from Beers' Original Prods., where she was senior VP for the company's...