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  • FremantleMedia North America Makes David Luner its Main Brand Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    After helping raise the profile of shows like "American Idol" and "The X Factor," David Luner has been promoted to president, brand partnerships and franchise management at FremantleMedia North America. The longtime exec oversees all of FMNA's...
  • 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...
  • Endemol North America Hires Jacob Shwirtz to Lead Social Media for Internet Video Push

    Jacob Shwirtz, formerly head of social TV at Viacom's MTV Networks, will join Endemol North America as chief social media officer for its Internet-video division, Endemol Beyond USA. The global TV production firm last fall created Endemol Beyond USA,...
  • REITs prove to be surprisingly reliable

    It may seem surprising that some forms of real estate have been among the most reliable of investments. Real estate investment trusts, known as REITs, invest in and own properties such as shopping centers, apartments, offices and industrial facilities....
  • Congressman takes to Twitter for Passover movie twists

    Congressman takes to Twitter for Passover movie twists
    Some are outrageously funny. Others deserve a chuckle. And plenty are bad – or good enough, depending on your sense of humor – to elicit a groan of oy vey. With Congress off for its Passover-Easter recess, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat...
  • Quebec City: A walkable feast for the explorer

    Quebec City: A walkable feast for the explorer
    QUEBEC CITY — It probably shouldn't come as any surprise that a town that's been around more than 400 years would claim beaucoup historical bragging rights. "That's the Ursuline Convent," says our guide, Sharon Frenette. "It's the oldest girls...
  • A Word, Please: Sometimes subjects disagree with their object

    A recent headline from the Los Angeles Times, “Teens plotting attacks tend to tip their hand,” highlights a particularly difficult grammar problem. Do plural teens really share a singular hand? No. But would it be better to make “hand&...
  • Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity

    Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity
    Whenever JoJo Ramos visits his "meemaw," he never forgets to ask for "bendición," a Spanish blessing, in his Appalachian-Florida dialect before crossing into the heart of her home in Belle Glade. He calls himself a "hillbilly" Puerto Rican in honor of...
  • Climate Change Increased Weather-Related Catastrophes By Nearly Five Times In 30 Years, Munich Re Says

    Climate change increased the number of hurricanes, tornadoes and other weather-related catastrophes by nearly five times in North America during the past 30 years, according to research published Wednesday by the world's largest reinsurer, Munich Re. The...
  • FOX orders 3rd season of THE X FACTOR

    FOX orders 3rd season of THE X FACTOR
    FOX has ordered a third season of THE X FACTOR, it was announced today by Mike Darnell, President of Alternative Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. ¬† “I couldn't be happier about THE X FACTOR already being renewed for another season,”...
  • Here's the buzz out West

    Here's the buzz out West
    Many Western ski resorts have had stronger-than-expected early snowstorms, meaning many will open soon. That's good news. And here's more from the Western slopes: Wyoming If you've never been to Jackson Hole, Wyo., maybe this is your year. Jackson...