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WGA scribes earned 5.9% less in 2011

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Hollywood scribes are feeling a freeze in feature writing, as overall 2011 earnings dropped 5.9% vs. the previous year to $911.7 million in work covered by the Writers Guild of America West.

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Sony acquires Gaikai

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Fine-tuning its presence in the cloud, Sony is acquiring Gaikai Inc., a leading global interactive cloud-based gaming company, for about $380 million.

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  • TV

Sunday auds catch Olympics fever

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NBC easily captured Sunday's primetime ratings race with four hours of U.S. Olympics trials, with gymnastics drawing the best numbers. ABC, meanwhile, isn't making much noise on the night with its…

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Gedeon launches Docland Yard

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PARIS -- Stephane Milliere's Gedeon is launching Docland Yard, a press agency producing mid-to-low-budget investigative documentaries for pay TV, satellite and DTT nets.

  • Biz

A Break for the Fourth

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I'm in Minneapolis this week, visiting my family here and doing my best to try to unplug for a bit. As such, blogging will be sporadic. So have a great Fourth of July, and I'll be back on a regular…

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