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Universal Pictures acquires ‘Cops’

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In a competitive situation, Universal Pictures has acquired a hot comedy spec script from "Cougartown" producer Blake McCormick, setting it up with the studio's "American Reunion" helmers Jon Hurwitz…

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Actress Claire Malis Callaway dies

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Claire Malis Callaway, an actress on stage, film and television, died Aug. 24 at City of Hope Research Hospital in Duarte, Calif., of congestive heart failure and pneumonia, after having recovered…

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‘Ground Breakers’ nabs up sales

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BIARRITZ, France -- Upside Distribution, owned by French media conglom Havas, has scored pre-sales on "The Ground Breakers," a six-part investigative documentary series profiling six entrepreneurs…

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Kennedy Center names honorees

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Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova and rockers Led Zeppelin have been named recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors.

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