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  • Young Turks Network raises $4 million from former Louisiana governor

    Young Turks Network raises $4 million from former Louisiana governor
    Left-leaning political talk show host Cenk Uygur has raised $4 million to expand his digital video company the Young Turks Network, and the money comes from a seemingly unlikely source: Republican Buddy Roemer, the former governor of Louisiana. Roemer's...
  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Letters: Why Dodger fans are blue

    Re "Cable spat could end as a home run," Column, April 11 The new Dodgers owners paid Frank McCourt way too much for the team. Time Warner Cable subsequently signed an obscenely rich contract with the Dodgers, figuring it could make a bundle by...
  • With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers

    With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers
    SHREVEPORT, La.— A woodsy stretch of Willow Lake Farm, just outside this city, has been painstakingly built to look like a 17th century New England village, filled with shops and houses with steep-pitched roofs and drab clapboard exteriors....
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

    MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments
    True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts. Here...
  • SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5

    SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5
    SAG-AFTRA, the union representing about 165,000 actors and other performers, said it will begin negotiations with Hollywood's major studios on a new film and television contract May 5. The talks will be closely watched as they mark the first time the...
  • U.S. China Film & TV industry expo coming to L.A.

    As the ties between Hollywood and China continue to deepen, organizers plan to bring a first-of-its-kind entertainment industry convention to Los Angeles this fall. The U.S. China Film & TV Industry Expo, aimed at broadening business relationships...
  • KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors

    KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors
    KCETLink, the struggling parent company of former PBS outlet KCET-TV, has added two more boldface names to its board of directors. Jeffrey Levine is the vice president and head of television for Random House Studio, a film production arm of the well-...
  • Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership

    Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership
    Turner Broadcasting is getting a makeover. For years, the parent company of cable channels TBS, CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, HLN and TruTV was one of the more stable and low-key units of Time Warner Inc. Based in Atlanta, Turner seldom gets as much...
  • 'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...