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After 'The Hunger Games,' What's Next for Lionsgate?

The final installment of The Hunger Games opens this weekend. The independent studio Lionsgate has had huge success with that franchise as well as with Twilight. Now that those runs are over, what's the next step?

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Disney's Bob Iger Gives LA NFL Stadium Project a Boost

Disney CEO Bob Iger has agreed to oversee a proposed football stadium project in Carson that could be the new home of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

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TV Networks Continue to Make Big Bets in Digital

Jon Stewart heads to HBO to do digital shorts and CBS will present a new Star Trek series on their streaming service CBS All Access.

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Protests Call for NBC to Dump Trump as 'SNL' Host

NBC is facing growing protests calling for the network to pull Donald Trump as host from an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. Love him or hate him, Trump is proven ratings magnet, and it seems unlikely that NBC will rescind the offer.

Leonardo DiCaprio Shares Challenges of Making 'The Revenant'

Sleeping in animal carcasses, eating raw bison liver and swimming in freezing rivers were among just some of the difficult conditions Leonardo DiCaprio says he faced while filming Alejandro Iñárritu's new movie The Revenant.

'Pan' Flops, Makes a Rough Year Worse for Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is looking at a possible $150 million loss on  Pan, and now the studio faces more trouble with their very expensive upcoming Tarzan  project.

With New Leadership, MTV Hopes to Reinvent Itself...Again

MTV's new president Sean Atkins comes from the digital side of Discovery. 

In a Start to Fall TV, 'Empire' Reigns Supreme

Fall TV seemed off to a shaky start, and then Empire came back. 

GOP Debate Breaks Ratings Records for CNN

Though there were other contenders involved as well, Donald Trump was no doubt the draw that has almost 23 million people tuning into CNN last night. 

Stephen Colbert Returns to Television

Stephen Colbert is back, now as the host of The Late Show on CBS. 

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