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By Tech jokers Desk On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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After Shareholder Complaints, 21st Century Fox Sets Workplace Council at Fox News – Variety

After a chaotic period of revelations of and complaints about sexual harassment and discrimination at its Fox News operations, 21st Century Fox said it had created a workplace council at the unit to advise senior More...

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California Production Tax Credits to Go to Quentin Tarantino’s New Movie – Variety

The California Film Commission has selected two big-budget films – “Call of the Wild” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Untitled #9” — as recipients of the state’s production tax credit. Tarantino’s film, More...

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‘The L Word’ Sequel Series Taps Marja-Lewis Ryan as Showrunner – Variety

November 20, 2017 10:00AM PT “The L Word” sequel series in the works at Showtime has tapped Marja-Lewis Ryan to serve as showrunner and executive producer, Variety has learned. Ryan wrote and directed More...

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TV Shows to Watch the Week of Nov. 20, 2017 – Variety

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how More...

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CBS Warns of Blackout for Dish Subscribers – Variety

Subscribers to satellite broadcaster Dish could lose access to the CBS broadcast network if negotiations between the two companies fail, CBS said in a statement Monday. “We are committed to providing premium More...

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Comcast Viewers Can Vote for ‘The Voice’ Contestants Using Their X1 Remote Control – Variety

Fans of NBC’s “The Voice” who also have Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service can now vote for their favorite performers directly on their TVs — using their remote control — during the live show. That’s sort More...

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New York Times White House Reporter Glenn Thrush Suspended in Wake of Harassment Allegations – Variety

WASHINGTON — Glenn Thrush, a star reporter covering the White House for the New York Times, has been suspended amid a Vox report of inappropriate behavior toward women. “The alleged ​behavior is very concerning More...

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Bob Dylan Writes Lyrics for Song by T Bone Burnett and Justin Bieber Collaborator Poo Bear (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

It’s surprising enough that Grammy and Oscar-winning producer T Bone Burnett teamed up with Justin Bieber collaborator Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Jingle Punks founder Jared Gustadt for a project called Bear More...

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Carrie Stein to Head Up Scripted TV at Kew Media – Variety

Fast-growing media group Kew has hired Carrie Stein to oversee its TV drama efforts. Former eOne and ICM executive Stein is a well-known face in the international scripted TV world and starts in the newly created More...

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Thomas Ebeling to Step Down as Head of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 – Variety

The hunt is on for a new chief of one of Europe’s biggest media companies after Thomas Ebeling, the boss of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1, said he will leave the company on Feb. 22, 2018. Ebeling had previously More...