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Amazon May Not Have Requested That NYC Yank Nazi-Themed Ads

Did Amazon Studios really request that its controversial New York City subway ads for the ambitious drama “The Man In The High Castle” be removed? Perhaps not. 408 more words


Justice Department Probes Comcast's Clout In Local Pay TV Ad Sales

Is Comcast using its muscle as the No. 1 cable provider to restrict competition and set local pay TV ad prices? The Justice Department’s antitrust unit is looking into this, and has asked the company for information, the Wall Street Journal first… 289 more words


Pepsi Taps Fox's 'Empire' To Build A TV Commercial For The Future

When the mid-season finale of hip-hop drama “Empire” debuts on Fox December 2nd, viewers may have a hard time figuring out when a segment of the show ends and a commercial for Pepsi begins. 1,326 more words


The Ch-Ching Crowd

Last week, Joel Hodgson launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive Mystery Science Theater 3000 with a characteristically sarcastic video in which he is heckled by Tom Servo and Crow T. 747 more words

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If Donny Deutsch Can Get On TV, Maybe You Can, Too

Donny Deutsch has never taken an acting lesson in his life and never studied improv or theater. Even so, he had two other things that served him well in his quest to star in his own TV show: a dream and $175,000 to fund his own trial episode. 1,015 more words


That Comedian Telling Jokes In A Hyatt? She's Doing An Ad Made By Comedy Central

Comedy Central’s newest up-and-coming comedian will soon hold forth not in a new program on the Viacom-owned cable outlet, but rather in a series of commercials slated to debut on the network. 543 more words


NBCU Will Swap Programs For Previews To Promote Next ‘Hunger Games’ Movie

NBCUniversal will run 13-minute highlight vignettes of the next installment of Lionsgate’s “Hunger Games” franchise across many of its networks, the latest example of how many media companies are choosing to run advertiser-backed content in a bid to nab dollars from their sponsors. 589 more words