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TNT Expands Mystery Movie Night

ATLANTA: TNT has greenlit an original movie adaptation of the best-selling novel Hornet’s Nest by Patricia Cornwell, with Sherry Stringfield and Virginia Madsen taking on lead roles. Hornet’s Nest will premiere next spring as part of the TNT Mystery Movie Night. Robbie Amell (Picture This), Michael Boatman (The Good Wife) ...

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Disney Movies Available via YouTube

BURBANK: The Walt Disney Studios has made a selection of films from Disney, Disney-Pixar and DreamWorks available to rent on YouTube. Classics such as Alice in Wonderland and the newly envisioned Winnie the Pooh are available alongside titles such as Cars and Cars 2. All four of the Pirates of ...

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Plan to Revive ABC Soaps Online Scrapped

LOS ANGELES: Prospect Park has abandoned its plans to continue the production of the long-running soap operas One Life to Live and All My Children for online distribution. Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz of Prospect Park said in a statement: "After five months of negotiations with various guilds, hundreds of ...

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Paramount Offers Mission: Impossible Films via Facebook

LOS ANGELES: Paramount Pictures is making the Mission: Impossible movie catalogue available to rent directly from Facebook, alongside launching a new social spy game for the franchise. Mission: Impossible, Mission: Impossible II and Mission: Impossible III can be rented directly through Facebook using Facebook Credits. Consumers click the "Rent Movies" link ...

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ABC Slates Midseason Premieres

BURBANK: The midseason schedule of ABC includes the premiere of the new Ashley Judd drama Missing, while Cougar Town is absent from the lineup. Also missing from the schedule are Pan Am and Man Up!, Scandal and Apartment 23, which were part of ABC’s original 2011-12 season lineup have not ...

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Netflix Gains The CW Content

LOS ANGELES: CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Television Group have signed a licensing deal with Netflix that sees previous seasons of shows airing on The CW’s current schedule available for instant streaming through the 2014-15 season. The four-year output deal brings more than 700 hours of episodes from previous seasons ...

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The CW Orders Full Seasons of Ringer & More

BURBANK: The CW Network has given full-season orders to its brand new series Hart of Dixie, Ringer and The Secret Circle. "We believe in the creative strength of these dramas, and by giving them back nine orders we can give our audience the chance to enjoy complete seasons of all ...

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Boardwalk Empire Renewed for a Third Season

LOS ANGELES: HBO has renewed its hit drama series Boardwalk Empire for a third season. Boardwalk Empire, set in the 1920s in the early days of Prohibition, chronicles the life of the leader of Atlantic City. The award-winning series comes from Terence Winter, the writer of The Sopranos, and director ...

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