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Scandal’s Guillermo Diaz Is Obsessed With Horror Movies, and Lena Dunham

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Specs Age 40 Claim to fame Stars as Huck on ABC's Scandal (season finale airs May 7) Base Los Angeles

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Comedian Rob Corddry Says Working at The Daily Show Sucked the Fun Out of News

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Specs Age 44 Claim to fame Creator and star of the Emmy-winning Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital (Fridays at midnight); star of the upcoming HBO show Ballers (premieres June 21 [...]

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How James Patterson Went From Adman to Bestselling Mystery Novelist

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"Nobody tells you when you pay six figures for a lion for a couple days that, to perform, they have to eat a lot of meat. The problem is they [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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Google Fiber May Have Created a Game-Changer: Real Measurement of TV Ad Views

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Want to know exactly how many people saw your ad on TV? Want dynamic insertion? The answer has long been "tough luck." But now it's possible ... in Kansas City.

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Web TV Players Are Finally Creating the Moment of Truth for Cable Providers

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Just over two months ago, Dish unveiled Sling TV at the Consumer Electronics Show. It was a big deal: the service offers premium cable channels like AMC, Adult Swim and [...]

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Yes, Syfy Is Really Going to Call It ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No’

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Sharknado 3, for serious, is going to be subtitled Oh Hell No, as though the entire film was a guest on the Jerry Springer Show that just found out its [...]

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CBS Gets Into the Big Data Game

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CBS may have launched a new streaming service (and announced a new one for daughter network Showtime on the heels of the Apple press conference where HBO Now was unveiled), [...]

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Researchers Find Optimum Times to Run March Madness Ads

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Selection Sunday just hit, but who's going to get paid? Turner and CBS, certainly.

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