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These Are Literally the Top Dogs in Entertainment

Everybody loves Dug

With the dog days of summer upon us, and with the help of E-Poll, we've put together a list of the top dogs in entertainment. The research firm asked kids…

Why This Broadcaster Is Going Beyond TV to Wearables and VR

Telemundo is gaining on Spanish-language rival Univision

When Telemundo celebrates the best in U.S. Latin pop culture with tonight's fourth-annual Premios Tu Mundo, live from Miami's American Airlines Arena at 8 p.m., the Hispanic broadcaster will have…

5 Reasons You'll Love 'Fear the Walking Dead'

Review: AMC has created a worthy companion series

Much like in the movie industry, it's a given that if a TV series becomes a massive hit, the show's network will do everything it can to turn it into…

Two L.A. Ad Guys Welcome Zombies to Their Midst With 'Cheer the Walking Dead'

Undead get a West Coast makeover

"Just what Los Angeles needs. Fewer brains." Unfortunately, that's not a tagline for Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday on AMC as the second series in the cable-television-eating Walking…

This Short Film Is a Gripping Take on the NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Policy

It's also an Adweek Watch Awards winner

Stop, a short film shot over two nights in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is a tense, minimalist statement on New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk policy. It's also the winner of Best Drama…

How L.A.'s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Filmed an Entire Improv Show on a Tiny Tour Bus

Vimeo releases 'Crash Test' today

Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer had an idea. They wanted to take their weekly live comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles on the road. So…

Philly Police Lifted an Anti-Drug PSA From Saved by the Bell and Made it Downright Mind-Altering

Maybe now you'll say nope to dope

At a time when young people have a conflicted relationship with police, it's good to know there's one reliable voice of unity: Zack Morris, circa 1991. The Philadelphia Police Department, which…

NBCUniversal Invests $200 Million in BuzzFeed

Media giant just took a similar stake in Vox

Less than a week after investing $200 million in digital media company Vox, NBCUniversal has coughed up another $200 million for an equity stake in digital powerhouse BuzzFeed. "BuzzFeed has built…

FX Snatches Up the TV Rights to Air Straight Outta Compton

Continues movie spending spree

Though it's not clear how much of the 147 minutes FX will be able to show on basic cable, the company said today it has acquired exclusive U.S. commercial television…

Which Networks' Data Platforms Do Media Buyers Actually Like?

NBCUniversal, Turner and Viacom are the strongest bets

Data dominated this year's upfront presentations, as each network claimed it had the best data platform to help advertisers and media buyers enhance TV buys. Now that upfront business has…

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