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Amazon Studios turns to rock legends The Grateful Dead for new bio series

Amazon Studios is catering to Deadheads with a bio series currently in the works. The series will focus on the iconic rock band The Grateful Dead and is based on a 2003 book by roadie Steve Parish.
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Showtime to debut aptly-named election docuseries The Circus

There has been no shortage of coverage of the 2016 presidential election, but Showtime is looking to offer a new angle. The network will premiere The Circus, a political documentary series examining the fight for the White House, in…
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More comedy coming: MTV greenlights 3 new series, with one to star Nicole Byer

After finding hits with female-driven scripted comedy series, MTV has plans for more. The network has given three projects a series order, each with "a unique and provocative point of view," according to MTV President Sean Atkins.
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Wish Netflix used less data? It’s in the works, along with higher quality streams

It's becoming more and more feasible to replace your cable with a Netflix subscription, but what about your bandwidth cap? Netflix is working on it with a new form of video encoding that should ensure more efficient, better looking streams…
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Jennifer Lawrence says she's through with Hunger Games franchise

For those hoping that Lionsgate will move forward with Hunger Games prequels, sequels, or spinoffs, don't expect Jennifer Lawrence (aka Katniss Everdeen) to be involved in any capacity.
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DT Giveaway: ‘Tis the season to win an Apple TV and a pair of lifetime Plex Passes

We love our streaming here at Digital Trends, and we know you do, too. That’s why we’re giving one lucky winner a brand new Apple TV, and two lifetime Plex Passes.
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Stern sticks with SiriusXM, signs 5-year deal with streaming video in the works

Legendary talk radio host Howard Stern will continue producing content for SiriusXM for another five years, and has licensed content through the satellite radio service for another seven after that.
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The Shins, Paul McCartney dethrone Mariah Carey’s popular Christmas classic

After a two-decade run, Mariah Carey's catchy Christmas tune All I Want For Christmas is You has finally been dethroned as the most-played song in retail stores during the holiday season, and the new winner may surprise you.
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G.I. Joe, Rom Spaceknight, and The Micronauts are getting their own cinematic universe

G.I. Joe, ROM Spaceknight, The Micronauts, and other Hasbro toy lines will be crossing over on the big screen as part of a new deal with Paramount Pictures to develop a cinematic universe from five toy lines.
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Kiefer Sutherland returns to TV as president in new ABC political thriller

Kiefer Sutherland will be returning to TV, in the ABC series Designated Survivor, where he will play the president of the United States after an attack. The show has been given a straight-to-series order.
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The magic is back in the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 1:56

Eddie Redmayne is magizoologist Newt Scamander in the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the Harry Potter spinoff movie set 70 years before the events of the original franchise.
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Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight ‘roadshow’ hits 100 theaters in 70mm film

Some lucky theatergoers will have the chance to see the Western epic in its intended format: 70mm film. Debuting on Christmas, it's the largest 70mm release in 20 years, with 100 theaters in 44 markets. Find out if its coming to your town……