Hulu interim CEO Andy Forssell said the Internet TV venture is now producing original series -- such as Eva Longoria's upcoming animated laffer "Mother Up!" -- with "midrange cable budgets." "The…
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The broadcast networks will find themselves with some unexpected company this fall in their pursuit of eyeballs and ad revenues: Yahoo.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%