Xfinity Facebook: Steve Picks His Favorite Movies

Almost every night around midnight EST we post a movie – our version of Midnight Flicks – on Xfinity’s Facebook page. In addition to watching these movies, subscribers like comment on them. We get a range of opinions. Last Wednesday night, we served up the John Cusack “romcom” “Must Love Dogs,” and one of our […]

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Hackers Threaten Fox News Over Occupy Wall Street Coverage

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Anonymous, a group of hackers that has previously attacked Sony and Bay Area Rapid Transit, said it will shut down the Fox News website on November 5. It announced its intentions in a video on YouTube, citing Fox News’ propaganda against the Occupy Wall Street movement as reason. […]

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Jennifer Lopez’ Talent-Search Series Lands Three Networks

Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Q’Viva! The Chosen,” the upcoming talent-search series from Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, has secured network deals in its first three countries, it was announced Wednesday. The series, produced by Simon Fuller‘s XIX Entertainment, will premiere in the first quarter of 2012. It will air on Univision in the […]

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Oprah To Conduct First Live Chat On Facebook

(Reuters) – Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey will be doing her first-ever live chat with social media website Facebook on Thursday, Sept 8. Facebook users can tune into the hour-long live video chat on the site at 1:30 pm EDT, and can leave questions for Winfrey on the page wall created for the event. Add […]

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IBM’s Watson Named ‘Person’ Of The Year By Webbys

By JAKE COYLE, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – The “Jeopardy”-playing IBM computer Watson has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. The Webbys, which honor Internet achievement, announced their special honorees Thursday. The recently disbanded rock group LCD Soundsystem was chosen artist of the year. The band presented their final concert […]

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Campaigns Start To Keep ‘America’s Most Wanted’

By DENA POTTER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. – Hours after “America’s Most Wanted” was canceled, a small, passionate campaign emerged online to save the Saturday night staple that allowed anyone with a television set to become part of a nationwide manhunt. The show has been rescued before. In 1996, an outpouring of support from fans, […]

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Friends? Zuckerberg, Eisenberg Face Off On SNL

NEW YORK — Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his “The Social Network” doppelganger Jesse Eisenberg made friends on “Saturday Night Live.” Zuckerberg joined host Eisenberg for the opening monologue of the show Saturday. The two said they had never met, despite Eisenberg playing Zuckerberg in the widely hailed, Oscar-nominated film. Cast member Andy Samberg tried […]

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