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BBC America expands reach

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In a bid to expand its reach in the U.S., BBC America has inked a carriage deal with Cablevision, pushing the Brit-centric net past the 70-million-household mark.

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Chaz Palminteri mobs up

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Fiore Films has signed Chazz Palminteri to play Mafia boss Paul Castellano in its feature film "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" alongside Ben Foster, John Travolta, Al Pacino and Kelly Preston.

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Review: ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’

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After half a decade away the band landed back on the scene with a vengeance at the Roxy on Monday night, giving it their all to see if they could "make it rain" again nearly 30 years after forming…

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Review: ‘Iron Crows’

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The arthouse answer to "Transformers," Park Bong-nam's "Iron Crows" involves the victory of tiny humans over mammoth steel monsters -- specifically, the derelict ships that are dismantled along the…

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Review: ‘Sunny Days’

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A young man's bad luck gets progressively worse in the ironically titled "Sunny Days," Kazak writer-helmer Nariman Turebaev's sometimes droll, occasionally sad but ultimately disappointing follow-up…

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Japan comic axed over mob ties

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Shinsuke Shimada, a comedian and emcee who has been ubiquitous on Japanese TV for decades, quit showbiz Tuesday after cellphone emails came to light revealing his too-cozy relationship with an…

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