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‘Plague’ lands U.K. release

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Roco Films has pacted with London-based Dartmouth Films to secure U.K. theatrical distribution for "How to Survive a Plague," the David France docu that's currently up for an Academy Award.

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WGA East honors Schneider

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The Writers Guild of America East has tapped secretary-treasurer Bob Schneider as the recipient of this year's Richard B. Jablow Award for service the guild.

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‘Mother’ sparkles as CBS rolls Monday

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The Monday following the net's coverage of the Super Bowl was a super one for CBS as the net won each half-hour in key demos, led by a season high for "How I Met Your Mother." Also of note, Fox's…

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Troggs singer Reg Presley dies

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The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage rock classic more than 45 years after its release made The Troggs and lead…

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Virgin Media confirms Liberty talks

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Virgin Media confirmed Tuesday that it's in discussions with John Malone's Liberty Global "concerning a possible transaction" and said "a further announcement will be made in due course."

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