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Hannibal Star Hugh Dancy Requires White Noise For the baby, of course

Specs Who Hugh Dancy Age 37 Accomplishments Stars on NBC’s Hannibal as Special Agent Will Graham (Thursdays, 10 p.m.); recently appeared on Showtime’s The Big C and in the films Hysteria and…

April 10, 2013, 6:47 AM EDT

BBC America to Adapt Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Into 7-Part Miniseries Beeb's stateside sister net will co-produce period fantasy drama

BBC America is getting deeper into scripted territory with a new miniseries based on English fantasy writer Susanna Clarke's 2004 bestseller Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, a nearly 800-page tome…

April 8, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 8 Ads Four unique in-app ad treatments for brands like Jeep, Paramount, Delta

Microsoft’s goals with Windows 8 and its Surface tablet are nothing if not lofty. The company wants to reboot computing, provide a serious challenge to Apple and, oh, revolutionize digital…

February 12, 2013, 6:29 PM EST

AOL Uses Incentives to Boost Video Biz Taps Swagbucks to help grow viewership

AOL entices users to watch its videos by giving away free stuff—not that there’s anything wrong with that. The company’s budding syndication arm, AOL On, distributes content to Swagbucks, a rewards…

December 4, 2012, 7:15 AM EST

Cable Grows a Pair Zombie-loving young men aren't likely to opt for 'The Good Wife' over 'The Walking Dead'

Where, oh where is a broadcast show with some chest hair? Cable series are better bets for young men by a margin that seems to get wider every fall. There are…

September 10, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

New York Times Co. Taps Outgoing BBC Exec as CEO Mark Thompson led digital expansion

Nearly eight months to the day since Janet Robinson resigned as the CEO of the New York Times Co., the owner of The Gray Lady has finally found a replacement…

August 14, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT

Information Diet: Alton Brown Food Network star has no qualms about binging on books, magazines

Specs Age 50 Accomplishments Creator and host of Peabody Award-winning Good Eats on Food Network; host of Iron Chef America; mentor on The Next Food Network Star; recipient of 2011 James Beard…

August 10, 2012, 7:46 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: BBC Sir David Attenborough reflects on the wonderful world he's been studying for 60 years

Sir David Attenborough may finally be moving on from the BBC, but he still wants viewers to watch the network's glossy nature docs. Last week, following the final episode of the…

December 13, 2011, 5:04 PM EST

'WSJ' Editorial Skewers News Corp.'s Critics Paper defends publisher while pointing fingers

News Corporation’s stock has plummeted to a two-year low in Australia, and former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks has been arrested, both as the world continues to voice outrage over the…

July 18, 2011, 4:37 AM EDT

BBC Execs Campaign Against Twitter Spoilers An effort to gag the tweet

BBC executives are sick of Twitter spoiling their surprises. A group of the broadcaster’s big wigs are campaigning to ban actors, writers, and other BBC talent from using the microblogging…

July 4, 2011, 4:12 AM EDT

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