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More athlete-focused content is coming: LeBron James' platform lands huge investment

LeBron James' platform, Uninterrupted, has landed a $15.8 million investment from Warner Bros. and Turner Sports for more athlete-focused content.
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John Travolta and Cuba Gooding, Jr. lead new FX series based on the O.J. trial

The first full trailer has been released for FX Networks' American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. The first season premieres on February 2.
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Worried your Netflix account has been hacked? Try this easy fix

If you notice strange TV shows and movies showing up in your Netflix viewing history, you may have been hacked. Luckily, there's an easy fix.
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Pandora CEO: Free on-demand music streaming habit is killing the music industry

Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews recently penned an op-ed discussing the impact that free on-demand streaming has on the music industry.
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Spotify now reigns supreme as the world’s biggest mobile music streamer

New data shows that Spotify's mobile music streaming apps on Android and iOS had the world's most active listeners in Q3.
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Tupac biopic lands new director as clock runs down on music rights

Morgan Creek has landed Benny Boom to direct its Tupac Shakur biopic after both John Singleton and Carl Franklin exited.
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Gangnam Style's Psy gets crazy again in new music video Daddy

Psy is back and his latest music video, Daddy, is just as strange as his 2012 viral hit Gangnam Style.
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China gets Point Break reboot 3 weeks early, signals box office global shift

The Point Break remake will open in China on December 3, three weeks ahead of its Christmas Day release in the United States.
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CBS flying high with Supergirl, adds 7 more episodes to full-season

CBS has decided to expand Supergirl season 1 to include seven more episodes. The DC Comics adaptation was one of fall's highest-rated debuts.
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Chromecast domination: The streamer beats out Roku, Apple TV in Q3

Chromecast led non-gaming streaming device sales during Q3 2015. Google's connected TV device captured an estimated 35 percent market share.
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Sonos plans to add Apple Music in December, proceed with multiroom domination

As promised, Sonos is adding support for Apple Music. The electronics company is launching an Apple Music beta starting on December 15.
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DirecTV ramps up for the 4K revolution, slates live broadcasts for ‘early next year’

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US Amazon Prime members get first look at the Transparent season 2 premiere today

Transparent season 2 will premiere early for fans in the U.S. Amazon will make the first episode available for Prime members on Nov. 30 at 8 pm ET.
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Envirofit sells its millionth clean cookstove, making homes in 45 countries healthier

Social enterprise Envirofit International has recently sold its millionth clean cookstove. The stoves are designed to reduce smoke and CO2 emissions.
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Amazon rethinks plastering NYC subway with Nazi symbols, pulls ads for new show

Amazon has decided to pull its New York subway ad campaign for new drama The Man in the High Castle after public outcry.
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Jimmy Kimmel gets fans hopes up for a Captain America: Civil War trailer reveal tonight

The Captain America: Civil War trailer looks poised to be revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight. Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans will appear.
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A download you can’t refuse: The Godfather trilogy lands on iTunes for $10

The iTunes store is offering The Godfather trilogy, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and Robert De Niro, for just $10.
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Know your Marvel? Make sure with the new web series Marvel 101

Marvel Entertainment has launched Marvel 101, a new web series that serves as a primer to all things related to the superhero universe.
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The stakes are high in new trailer for The Big Short, starring Christian Bale and more

Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for The Big Short, starring Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling.
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Disney launches a Netflix-like streaming service — but only in the U.K. for now

Disney has launched a new streaming service in the U.K., but there are no plans so far to bring it to the U.S. DisneyLife offers movies, books, and more.
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Fargo scores season 3 renewal

FX has renewed Fargo, an anthology series based on the 1996 film by the Coen brothers, for its third season. Season 2 is currently airing.
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NFL expected to sell Thursday Night Football TV rights for $600 million a year

The rights to the NFL's Thursday Night Football will soon be up for sale, and experts predict a multi-year deal could go for $600 million or more.
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This hydroponic garden is also a lamp, and it’s green in every sense of the word

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Melissa McCarthy plays parolee-turned-troop leader in first trailer for The Boss

The Boss stars Melissa McCarthy as the former wealthiest woman in America, trying to find her way back by selling brownies with a troop of young girls.
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Apple Music tries to target women with new ads, but Jimmy Iovine ends up in hot seat

Apple Music has apologized after Jimmy Iovine sparked controversy by saying that women find it "difficult" to find music.
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The Bastard Executioner creator Kurt Sutter announces show's cancellation via an ad

Kurt Sutter's period series The Bastard Executioner has found itself killed off, just one season in. The creator announced the cancellation in an ad.
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Alexandra Daddario reunites with Dwayne Johnson for the Baywatch movie

Alexandra Daddario has been cast as one of the Baywatch movie's female leads. She'll join San Andreas co-star Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
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E! and Joel McHale will say goodbye to The Soup this year

E! has cancelled The Soup. The series, hosted by Joel McHale, will air its final episode on December 18.
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Fan supercut shows just how deadly Star Wars' Luke Skywalker really is

A Star Wars fan has created a supercut of Luke Skywalker's kills, putting his estimated kill count at almost 400,000.
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Eagles of Death Metal ‘bonded in grief’ with Parisians after horrific Bataclan attack

The rock band Eagles of Death Metal has issued a statement after their Paris concert, which was the scene of the deadliest of the November 13 Paris attacks.
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F Is for Family (among other words) in NSFW trailer for the Netflix original series

Netflix has released the first full trailer for its upcoming animated series, F Is for Family. The cartoon series is co-created by Bill Burr.
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New survey shows that Netflix appears to be winning the SVOD battle in Australia

A new survey out of Australia shows that Netflix appears to be the leading subscription video on demand service in the country since its March 2015 launch.
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Klipsch shows off new mighty-mouse portable speaker, the Groove

Klipsch introduces the new Groove, an "ultra portable" Bluetooth speaker with a 10-watt punch of power.
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The Office’s John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant have workplace comedy coming to Adult Swim

Adult Swim has ordered Dream Corp, LLC., an animated comedy series with The Office's John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant among the executive producers.