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As Genre Shows Go Mainstream, TV Execs Look to Novelists for the Next Hit Seeking another Game of Thrones

TV network options on books have exploded. Publishers Lunch, a trade that tracks book industry deals, lists an ever-increasing number of television options over the last few years, with 2013…

September 29, 2014, 12:44 AM EDT

GoPro and the NHL Have Signed a Deal That Will Give Hockey Fans a Player’s POV Footage will appear in promos, online and be woven into telecasts

Ever wonder what’s it like to be Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks streaking in on a breakaway? Or New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist blocking a 100 mph shot?…

September 29, 2014, 12:08 AM EDT

Here Are the 5 TV Tropes You'll Get Tired of Seeing This Year Meet the doppelgängers

Every year, broadcast spends millions upon millions turning scripts into pilots and pilots into series. And frequently, it picks scripts with quite a few commonalities. Of course, if you have…

September 25, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

DC Is Getting Its TV on This Fall The Flash, Constantine and Gotham all coming soon

“I was Dick Donner’s assistant for four years, where I just constantly asked him about Superman,” confessed Geoff Johns, chief creative officer of DC Comics. “And The Goonies. He told…

September 22, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT

Shonda Rhimes Addresses Being Mischaracterized as an 'Angry Black Woman' Calls out The New York Times on social

Shonda Rhimes is calling out The New York Times for an article that suggested the Grey's Anatomy creator is an "angry black woman," and that she's taking advantage of the stereotype to fuel…

September 19, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

Fox’s Maria Bartiromo Follows Everyone From Matt Damon to Matt Drudge on Twitter She’s a big Google Plus user, too

Specs Who Maria Bartiromo Claim to fame: Global markets editor, Fox Business Network; host of Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business (weekdays at 9 a.m. ET) and Sunday Morning Futures With Maria…

September 15, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT

MasterChef Finalist Explains the Crossover Between Cooking and Advertising Elizabeth Cauvel is also a creative director at MRY

When she was auditioning for Season 5 of Fox’s hit cooking show MasterChef, Elizabeth Cauvel told producers she was an associate creative director at New York-based ad agency MRY, working…

September 14, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT

Stand Up to Cancer Tops Nielsen’s TV Tweet Chart Celebrity fundraiser attracts 3.1 million followers

A telethon that raised $109 million dollars to help fight cancer has topped Nielsen’s Twitter TV ratings for the first week of September. The Stand Up to Cancer (@SU2C) event featured…

September 12, 2014, 9:56 PM EDT

Get Ready for Minority Report, the TV Series Fox picks up Spielberg's sci-fi adaptation

Fox has struck a deal with Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin TV, to produce a television pilot based on the director’s highly acclaimed sci-fi flick Minority Report, Deadline.com reports. The 2002…

September 10, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

Kids Are Watching the Weirdest Stuff on TV—and It's Not Always From Kids' Networks Telenovelas are among the highest-rated deliverers of kids 6-11

The kids market is a place where fierce competition rages between otherwise cuddly characters like Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse (yes, both are still around, albeit in newer, hipper incarnations),…

September 8, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

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