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  • Halle Berry launches into a new era of control with CBS' 'Extant'

    Halle Berry launches into a new era of control with CBS' 'Extant'
    For at least an hour, one of the biggest stars on the planet was the center of attention at the premiere of CBS' science-fiction drama "Extant" at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. Hundreds of invited guests sampling appetizers and wine...
  • 'Extant': How a Contest Led First-Time Creator Mickey Fisher to Spielberg

    "Extant" creator Mickey Fisher hit the Hollywood jackpot last year in a plucked-from-obscurity story worthy of a feel-good Steven Spielberg movie. One of Fisher's first scripts for television wound up becoming a series produced by Spielberg's Amblin TV...
  • Zahi Hawass is on the stump again for ancient Egypt's Pharaohs

    For many years, Zahi Hawass has been the living face of ancient Egypt, an ambassador for long-dead Pharaohs who uses his high-wattage personality, telegenic showmanship and knack for wading confidently into controversy to preserve both their star power...
  • Fox Co-Financing Tom Hanks-Steven Spielberg Cold War Thriller

    Fox has joined DreamWorks to co-finance Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy thriller. Fox will also distribute the film internationally. The film will start shooting in September. Disney and DreamWorks announced earlier this week that the U.S....
  • TV Review: 'Falling Skies,' Season Four

    The creative roller-coaster ride that is "Falling Skies" opens season four on a downward arc, as the TNT series goes a little gaga with its alien-invasion metaphors, including Hitler Youth-like camps to re-educate younger prisoners. While the show...
  • 'Amazing Race' Producers Leave a lot Up to Fate

    In 2001, Bertram van Munster stood at a crossroads. His syndicated nature show "Wild Things" had come to an end, and the Dutch-born filmmaker and television producer was on the lookout for a new project to sink his teeth into. His partner Elise...
  • Rentrak Redefines Names Of TV Measurement Services After Industry Questions

    Rentrak, an emerging player in the quest to provide better measurement for TV viewers, said Wednesday it would use new descriptions for two of its products after consulting with an industry group that monitors standards for such efforts. The company...
  • Wily Indies Succeed on Digital Channels Where Majors Struggle

    It's the TV equivalent of undeveloped beachfront property, but so far only a handful of ritzy hotels have sprung up. The recent decision by the ABC owned stations group to pull the plug on its Live Well Network in January shows how little progress has...
  • Halle Berry Launches 'Extant' at California Science Center Premiere

    The Space Shuttle Endeavor served as the perfect backdrop for the Monday premiere of the CBS sci-fi drama "Extant" as guests including series star Halle Berry flocked to the California Science Center for a screening of the pilot episode. "Extant,"...
  • Halle Berry believes in 'Extant,' aliens

    Halle Berry is making the move from film to television in this summer’s CBS television series “Extant,” a new sci-fi show produced by Steven Spielberg and his Amblin Television team. At a premiere screening for the show Monday night at...
  • Eric Garcetti Wants George Lucas Museum In Los Angeles

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has added the City of Angels to the growing list of places vying for the George Lucas Museum call it home. The "Star Wars" creator wants to establish the museum in order to display his state-of-the-art media and movie...
  • Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address

    Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...