Arrow Gets Full Season Order From CW

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By Tim Kenneally - LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The CW's new superhero series "Arrow" has landed a full season, the network said Monday. The dark adaptation of DC Comics' "Green Arrow," has been a breakout hit for the network, racking up 4.1 million total viewers with its October 10 premiere. … [Read more...]

Netflix shares drop after subscriber forecast

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shares of Netflix Inc fell sharply after the company reported subscriber additions at the lower end of its forecast for the U.S. TV and movie streaming business. Netflix said it added 1.2 million new customers to its on-demand streaming service in the United States during … [Read more...]

Netflix’s global march puts investors on pause

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By Lisa Richwine - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc launched its subscription video service in 49 countries in a little more than a year, a push that has left Wall Street analysts wondering if the company is trying to expand its reach too quickly. Last week, the Los Gatos, California-based … [Read more...]

Trekkies break world record at London convention

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By Shadia Nasralla and Clare Hutchison LONDON (Reuters) - Star Trek fans made history on Saturday by breaking the record for the largest gathering of people dressed as characters from the TV series at the "Destination Star Trek London" convention. An estimated 1,083 costume-clad "trekkies" … [Read more...]

Fans, foes and all five Star Trek captains in UK meet

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By Clare Hutchison and Shadia Nasralla - LONDON (Reuters) - Klingons, Romulans, Vulcans and thousands of Star Trek fans will descend on London this weekend to celebrate one of the world's best-loved television and film franchises at a convention that will have all five starship captains in … [Read more...]

How Walking Dead May Become TV’s Top Scripted Show

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By Tim Molloy - NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Could AMC's "The Walking Dead" become the top-rated scripted show on TV? Yes. It looks distinctly possible that a zombie show, based on a comic book, on a network no one paid much attention to just five years ago, could end the season ahead of juggernauts … [Read more...]

‘Animal Practice’ Put to Sleep

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By Tim Molloy (TheWrap.com) "Animal Practice," a key part of NBC's strategy of unveiling broader comedies this season, is being euthanized. The low-rated veterinary comedy, starring Justin Kirk and an adorable Capuchin monkey, is the second casualty of the fall TV season after CBS's "Made in … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Tech Talk: iPhone 5

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With all the complaints about the iPhone 5, like the Maps-gate and so on, SNL pokes some fun at tech writers out there. This one made me laugh several times! … [Read more...]

Frank Darabont’s ‘L.A. Noir’ Picked up to Series

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By Tim Kenneally - LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Former "Walking Dead" showrunner Frank Darabont might have been ousted from the AMC hit, but like the zombie characters from his former show, he has risen again. TNT has ordered six episodes of Darabont's crime drama "L.A. Noir," which chronicles the … [Read more...]

Dylan McDermott returns to ‘American Horror Story’ for another run of sexy terror

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By Tim Kenneally - LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "American Horror Story" is adding a very familiar face for its second season - and it's quite the last-minute addition. Dylan McDermott, who starred as philandering husband Ben Harmon in the first season, and met his demise in the season finale, is … [Read more...]

A Minute With: Sienna Miller on Hitchcock’s obsessions

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By Christine Kearney - NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the words of Alfred Hitchcock, "Blondes make the best victims". But while the great British director's preference for blondes has been documented, new film "The Girl" narrows in on one particular obsession - actress Tippi Hedren, whom he handpicked … [Read more...]

Beyonce confirms she will headline Super Bowl halftime show

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop superstar Beyonce on Tuesday confirmed that she will headline the entertainment at next year's Super Bowl, posting a photo of herself with the words Feb 3, 2013 inked on her cheeks. Super Bowl organizers also posted the photo news on their official Twitter account, … [Read more...]

Walking Dead breaks basic cable record, scores 10.9 million viewers

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By Tom Kenneally - NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - "The Walking Dead" returned in its third season premiere to 10.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched basic cable drama telecast ever. The episode, which found a band of survivors cleaning out a prison full of walkers, grew more than 50 percent … [Read more...]

GoPro Announces Hero 3

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Third Generation Action Cam Promises 4K Capture By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been hearing for a few days now that GoPro had big news. But we didn't know it was BIG NEWS. 4K news. $399 News. That's right, the leading action camera company is bringing 4K resolution for under $500. Sort of. … [Read more...]

Is Panasonic Getting Out of the TV Business?

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TV Maker May Be Getting Into Lucrative Apple Components Business By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With plummeting prices and waning sales, Panasonic looks to follow Pioneer's lead with plans to scale back manufacturing of LCD and plasma televisions in favor of a more lucrative business of … [Read more...]

‘Veronica Mars’ Creator Developing ‘Metropolis’ Adaptation for the CW

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Rob Thomas, the man who brought the world "Veronica Mars," is once again teaming with the CW. Thomas is working with the network to adapt the British series "Metropolis," about a bunch of friends trying to come to grips with the fact that their adult lives don't match up to the expectations they … [Read more...]

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