Posts Tagged Media and entertainment industry

WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's Sony hack into a searchable online archive. Assange says that its database includes more than 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment and a subsidiary, plus more than 30,000 other documents. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet.

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NBC and its networks miss out on Fallon hit

In this image released by Spike TV, Jimmy Fallon  appears on the celebrity competition series, "Lip Sync Battle." When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the "Tonight" show into a television series, NBC turned down one of its biggest stars _ a decision that at least initially seems like an embarrassing mistake. Fallon and his production partners instead brought "Lip Sync Battle" to corporate competitors at the Viacom-owned Spike TV, where it instantly became a hit. (Scott Gries/Spike TV via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the “Tonight” show into a television series, NBC turned down one of its biggest stars — a decision that at least initially seems like an embarrassing mistake.

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Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice

In this photo dated Sept. 25, 2014 actor Tom Cruise drives a BMW covered with cameras during the shooting of a scene for Mission Impossible filmed in Rabat, Morocco. It has been a banner year for filming in Morocco with more money spent by foreign film productions in the country in 2014 than in the past five years put together, as it rides on its reputation for stability and exotic locales. (AP Photo/ Paul Schemm)

OUARZAZATE, Morocco (AP) — “QUIET!” The cry rings out in English, French and Arabic across the cobblestoned streets of Jerusalem, as filming begins for a scene in the series “A.D. The Bible Continues.”

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Woman loses home, other gifts to wife of ex-Clippers owner

In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, attends an NBA basketball game between the Clippers and the Portland Trail Blazers in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Shelly Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts. Judge Richard Fruin Jr. ruled Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the lawsuit, awarding Shelly Sterling most of the nearly $3 million she had sought. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recordings that Donald Sterling’s companion made of his off-color remarks cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers and cost her the benefits of a sugar daddy.

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Honoring Jackie Robinson extends into orbit this year

Member of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, including manager Fredi Gonzalez, left, wear No. 42 in recognition of Jackie Robinson Day before a baseball game against Miami, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)  (MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT) LOCAL STATIONS OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.

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