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  • NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup

    NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup
    NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Norway wins women's cross-country team sprint

    Sochi Olympics: Norway wins women's cross-country team sprint
    SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women's cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal. Bjoergen opened up a sizeable gap for Norway on her first of three laps in the final and...
  • Alexander Ludwig grows with 'Vikings' role

    Alexander Ludwig grows with 'Vikings' role
    Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling. Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling
    SOCHI, Russia — Things are not going well for U.S. curling. The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
  • Sochi Olympics: Checking into new hotel requires a fire exit plan

    Sochi Olympics: Checking into new hotel requires a fire exit plan
    SOCHI, Russia — My greeting after finally checking into the open-since-Wednesday Gorki Grand Hotel could not have been more five-alarming. It came over the hotel intercom first in Russian, then in English. I actually figured out the Russian part...
  • A French-Flavored Nordic Film Market

    Scandinavian cinema has made a big comeback on the world map and it hasn't gone unnoticed by French sellers. Indeed, most of the buzzed-about titles pitched at the work-in-progress presentation of Goteborg's Nordic Film Market were being sold by Gallic...
  • Team figure skating

    Team figure skating
    When: Feb. 6, men and pairs short programs; Feb. 8, dance and women's short, pairs free skate; Feb. 9, men, women, dance free. Best of the U.S.: Everyone on the U.S. Olympic skating team is eligible. In two disciplines, teams can swap skaters between...
  • Men's slopestyle skiing

    Men's slopestyle skiing
    When: Feb. 13. Best of the U.S.: Joss Christensen, Nick Goepper, Gus Kenworthy and Bobby Brown. Best of the rest: Sweden's Jesper Tjader. U.S. chances to medal: Two spots on the podium are a distinct possibility. Little-known fact: Colorado...
  • Berlin: Zentropa Spain, Sweden Team on Thriller 'Vulcania' (EXCLUSIVE)

    As Lars von Trier' - the man, "Nymphomaniac," the media feeding frenzy - hit Berlin Sunday, Zentropa Spain and Zentropa Sweden - two affiliate companies of Von Trier's European network of production houses, established by his Zentropa production...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • Berlin: Svensk Closes Deals on 'Tommy,' 'Monica Z,' '1864′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    As EFM nears the end, Swedish sales powerhouse Svensk Filmindustri has closed a flurry of deals across its slate. The outfit sold Tarik Saleh's "Tommy," a stylized Swedish crime thriller starring Lykke Li, to the U.K. (Arrow) and Iran (Century 21)....