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Discovery veteran Maurice Paleau has been named to the newly created post of VP, development and evaluation for Discovery Networks Intl., the global programming and network distribution division of…
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Finally snatching the big prize after having brought all six of his feature films to Cannes, Danish director Lars von Trier won the Palme d'Or at the 53rd Cannes Film Festival for his musical drama…
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IWin.com declared game over for several staffers last week, including prexy Dale Hopkins, as the online gaming Web site is reorganizing to cut costs and remain competitive online.
Channel 4 chief exec Michael Jackson has outlined plans for a third company-owned network, the digital and interactive web E4.
New Line and Jersey Films are fast-tracking a project about the movie business scripted by Andrew Niccol, and the studio is negotiating with Al Pacino to star.
Court TV will team up with ESPN to cover the murder trial of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.
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