Seth MacFarlane
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Oscars Top 40 Million, Surge in Demos

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Ratings for event programming continue to benefit from the surge in social media activity that they spur, with the Academy Awards the latest to post surprisingly hearty numbers. Sunday's telecast of…

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Michelle Obama
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Iran Ire Over ‘Argo’ Oscar

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ROME – Iranian media blasted Ben Affleck and first lady Michelle Obama on Monday, reacting to Oscar victories for "Argo," which Iran's state TV dismissed as an "advertisement for the CIA." Press TV…

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News Corp.'s James Murdoch Steps Into
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James Murdoch Takes Confab Stage

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James Murdoch stepped into the limelight at a major investor conference talking up sports rights, India, News Corp.’s impending split and Comcast’s recent agreement to buy in all the rest of…

China, Taiwan Tussle Over Ang Lee
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China, Taiwan Tussle Over Ang Lee

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BEIJING — Mainland China and self-ruled Taiwan celebrated Taiwanese helmer Ang Lee's win for best director in this year's Academy Awards for "Life of Pi," his third Oscar. However, Lee's triumph…

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