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Robert Downey Jr. Is Getting an Award for Reaching the MTV Generation

The top honor at the MTV Movie Awards will be presented April 12

He's a movie star who has played other movie stars. Now Robert Downey Jr. will be honored for his work at the upcoming MTV Movie Awards. Downey will receive the MTV…

How It Feels to Become the Face of a Generation's Shrugging Indifference

After modeling for Archer's Cheryl, I realized I'm as lost as she is

Back around 2008, I posed for photographs for my friends who worked at a small animation company run out of a shack-like bungalow in East Atlanta. I stood in front of…

Bob Barker Returned to The Price Is Right in the Year's Most Charming April Fools' Surprise

He's still got it

Most of us were tired of April Fools' hijinks before the day even arrived, but in addition to yesterday's seemingly endless spree of high-profile pranks, there were a few real…

Racing Extinction

Discovery Leverages Global Reach in Multi-Network Upfront

New shows feature a race to the moon, endangered species and a blue-collar king

It's not uncommon to hear hyperbolic talk at upfront presentations, but when Discovery Channel president Rich Ross talked about reaching for the moon at the network's presentation in New York…

Ian Harding Loves Connecting With Fans Online—Until They Show Up at His House

The Pretty Little Liars star talks crowdfunding, social media and more

Specs Age 28 Claim to fame Stars as Ezra Fitz on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars; five-time Teen Choice Awards winner Base Los Angeles Twitter @IANMHARDING What's the first information you consume in the morning? I…

NBCU's Lifestyle Group Debuts Synchronized Joking With Complementary Comedy Shows

Living With Funny for Oxygen, Comedians of L.A. for Esquire

Just when you thought reality TV was totally out of ideas—like completely, entirely, woefully out of ideas—Oxygen and Esquire come along with a novel pitch: two shows with the same…

Study: Young People Watch More Than 22 Hours of Online Video a Week

6 out of 10 prefer digital content to TV

A new study shows that watching content online instead of on TV is the new normal for young millennials and even younger Gen Zers. Just how much digital video are they…

So Who Is Trevor Noah, the Guy Replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

South African comic prepares to take over one of the hottest seats on TV

Trevor Noah is not a household name, or at least he wasn't yesterday. The comedian has been a Daily Show contributor for all of three months, and now he's taking…

The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to Starz

A new twist for the male-leaning network

Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base. Starz has its own budding hit…

Multicultural TV's Success Isn't About Whites Getting Less, It's About Everyone Getting More

Advertisers applaud the increase in diverse casting

After the success of multicultural shows like Fox's Empire, CW's Jane the Virgin and ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, Deadline reported this week that some white actors and their agents…

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