Tuner ‘Garage Band’ gets reading

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Producer Ken Davenport has pulled together an industry reading of developing musical "Garage Band" with a cast that includes legit vets as well as former Monkees member Micky Dolenz.

Bill DeCinces dies at 84

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Bill DeCinces, an art director who ended his 53-year stint at Universal as senior VP of the studios operation group, died on Feb. 10 from complications of Parkinson's disease in Tarzana, Calif. He…

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Gannett plans paywalls at papers

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TV and newspaper giant Gannett saw its shares shoot higher Wednesday as it announced plans to follow other industry players in putting paywalls around its local papers' websites and said it will…

Tugg sets deals with exhibitors

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Tugg Inc., touted as a Web platform for do-it-yourself exhibition, has announced it's started working with exhibitors Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, AMC Theaters, Bow Tie Cinemas, Cinemark Theaters…

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The Next Step in SOPA

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There's not a lot of hurry to get anti-piracy legislation back on track, but consumers will soon be getting a very real feel for Hollywood's latest front in fighting online theft of movies, TV shows…

Adele breaks more records

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Adele's "21" continued to break records last week, as the title topped the 7 million sales plateau, set a SoundScan-era record for weeks at No. 1 and notched the biggest post-Grammys sales increase…

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HBO Defends “Game Change”

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Stephen Bannon, director-writer of the pro-Sarah Palin doc "The Undefeated," believes that HBO deliberately scheduled "Game Change," which is less than flattering toward the former Alaska governor…

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