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Bill Murray delivers the laughs in star-studded trailer for A Very Murray Christmas

Netflix has released the full trailer for its star-studded Christmas special, A Very Murray Christmas, starring Bill Murray, Miley Cyrus, and more.
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So fresh and so keen: Pura is a smarter way to make your home smell nice

Pura Scents has launched the Kickstarter pre-order of its new smart fragrance dispenser. The device allows users to customize their home aromas.
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Start your engines: Fast and Furious spinoffs and prequels are in the works

Universal Pictures is in the early stages of developing Fast and Furious franchise prequels and spinoffs, says producer and star Vin Diesel.

Under pressure: Networks push for Netflix branding as Time Warner eyes Hulu stake

Netflix is facing pressure as networks push for branding and Time Warner reportedly eyes a deal with rival streamer Hulu. The impact could mean changes.
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Memento is getting a remake, so get ready for your mind to be boggled again

AMBI Pictures has a remake of Christopher Nolan's hit neo-noir psychological thriller Memento in the works.
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Netflix lands 18th-century action adventure series Frontier, starring Jason Momoa

Netflix has acquired Frontier, a Canadian action adventure series set in the late 18th century. Game of Thrones' Jason Momoa will star.
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Entourage and Sex and the City producers team up for new CBS comedy

CBS has bought a comedy project from Sex and the City writer and producer Jenny Bicks, based on an idea from Entourage creator Doug Ellin.
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Matrix wants to get all your smart home products talking to each other

AdMobilize has launched a Kickstarter for the Matrix, a connected home operating system with the potential to serve as a unified IoT platform.
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The new Star Wars trailer and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia make for a fun mashup

A new mashup mixes the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the song The Dayman from the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia musical.
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Lupita Nyongo’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens character is an alien named Maz Kanata

J.J. Abrams has finally revealed more information about Maz Kanata, the character Lupida Nyong'o plays in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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TV networks plan to show fewer commercials, and we have streaming to thank

Multiple media companies have announced plans that will cut back on the amount of ads shown to viewers as a nod to the impact of streaming services.
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No real estate agent needed: Rex launches digital marketplace for buyers and sellers

Rex has launched a new platform that aims to make home buying and selling easier, including a digital marketplace and white glove concierge service.
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These new Zoolander 2 posters are even better than a piano key necktie

Paramount Pictures has released two new Zoolander 2 posters, featuring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. The comedy is coming in February 2016.
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Bryan Cranston to play a lawyer having a nervous breakdown in Wakefield

Bryan Cranston revealed during a recent Howard Stern Radio Show interview that he is set to star in the upcoming drama Wakefield.
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'Netflix and chill' gets Funny or Die spin with Ed Asner and Doris Roberts

Funny or Die has released a new video, starring Ed Asner and Doris Roberts, which looks at the slang phrase "Netflix and chill" from a new perspective.
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Are you ready for some Football, LA? Disney CEO could bring in 2 teams as early as 2016

The Chargers and Raiders have locked down Disney CEO Bob Iger to head their Los Angeles stadium bid, which could move both teams as early as next season.

Time Warner Cable is tempting cord-cutters with Roku 3-delivered Internet TV plans

Time Warner Cable has launched a beta test service in New York City and is now offering Internet-only cable plans for live-streaming via Roku 3 devices.
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Transparent season 2 teaser released, new premiere date and guest star announced

Amazon Studios has released a new teaser for Transparent Season 2. The Pfefferman family will return when the show premieres on December 11.
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Art or insanity? Shia LaBeouf watching all his movies in reverse order in 3-day marathon

Shia LaBeouf has announced the #AllMyMovies project, in which he's watching every single one of his movies in reverse order at NYC's Angelika Film Center.
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Disney and Pixar bring Dory, Nemo, and Marlin back in new Finding Dory trailer

Ellen DeGeneres has shared the first trailer for Finding Dory, the long-awaited sequel to 2003's Finding Nemo.
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China’s LeTV expected to unveil affordable VR headset, 4K TVs, and more in big event

LeTV is expected to begin selling a VR headset, 4K video streaming box, 4K TVs, and more stateside tomorrow.
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Blindspot’s success inspires an early renewal for season 2 from NBC

NBC has renewed breakout hit Blindspot for its second season. The crime drama series is in the midst of its 23-episode first season.
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Cox Communications set to enter streaming with new service Flare MeTV

Cox Communications has unveiled Flare MeTV, a new video streaming service that will aggregate content from across the web, due to launch by year's end.
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Amazon Studios makes big move, lands Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon

With its first original movie already on the way, Amazon Studios has made another big move. The online retailer has acquired The Neon Demon, a horror film.
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YouTube's Smosh duo are set to star in the streamer's original comedy Part Timers

Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, the duo behind the Smosh YouTube account, are set to star in an upcoming original comedy, Part Timers.
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Netflix releases first F Is for Family trailer, Bill Burr shares premiere date

Netflix's upcoming comedy series, F Is for Family, is set to premiere on the streaming service on December 18. The first teaser was released Friday.
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Daniel Craig amends controversial comment about preferring suicide to another Bond film

In an interview with Matt Lauer on The Today Show to promote Spectre, Daniel Craig put his recent controversial suicide comment into context.
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New rapping campaign ad for Ben Carson desperately begs for youth vote

A new Ben Carson rap ad featuring artist Aspiring Mogul has been released by his campaign to target young voters. It will air in eight radio markets.
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The stakes are raised in raucous new trailer for Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

The Weinstein Company has released a new trailer for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, and more.
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Boxer Joe Louis’ epic rivalry with Max Shmeling to be adapted for the silver screen

A Joe Louis biopic is in development with producers Bill Duke, Gil Adler, and Joel Eisenberg. Duke is set to direct.
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Subscription service Super aims to take the headaches out of homeownership

Entrepreneur Jorey Ramer has launched Super, a subscription-based service that aims to simplify homeownership by handling home care and maintenance.
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Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gary Oldman to team up for Hitman’s Bodyguard

Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gary Oldman are all onboard to star in Millennium Films' upcoming action flick Hitman's Bodyguard.
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5 Star Wars characters get epic new movie posters — but no Luke Skywalker

Five new character posters have been released for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While Princess Leia and Han Solo were among them, Luke Skywalker was not.
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NewsOn brings news streaming to Roku, iOS, and Android devices

NewsOn has launched a new app that allows iOS, Android, and Roku users to stream live and on-demand local news from a variety of markets and media groups.