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TV makes poor case for demo decisions

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As amusing as it is to poke fun at older people watching (or clapping on, heh heh) "Harry's Law" and "Jesse Stone," the anger unleashed by the decisions to end their runs exposes a serious point.

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Japanese sci-fi lures Hollywood

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Japanese advertising agency Dentsu and Hayakawa Publishing Corp. have entered into a live-action feature rights deal for Japanese sci-fi novels that have attracted the interest of "Transformers"…

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SAG-AFTRA cuts b’cast entry fees

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With no fanfare, the new SAG-AFTRA national board has cut the initiation fee for some broadcasters by more than 40% to $1,708 from $3,000 on an interim basis with the goal of organizing non-union…

Broadway ‘Salesman’ sells big

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Even in the era of premium-priced seating, a non-musical with weekly sales topping the $1 million mark is a rarity. It's even rarer when the show does it with just seven perfs in a week rather than…

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Review: ‘Prometheus’

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Ridley Scott's first sci-fier in the three decades since "Blade Runner" remains earthbound in narrative terms, forever hinting at the existence of a higher intelligence without evincing much of its…

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