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  1. Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell Partnering on ABC Game Show '500 Questions'

    11:00 am 9/18/2014

    Billed as an "event," the project gets a direct-to-series orderRead more

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  2. Fox Reality Chief Simon Andreae on 'Utopia' Experiment, Fixing 'Idol' and His New Network Bosses

    11:00 am 8/28/2014

    The man who launched 'Naked and Afraid' talks about the Fox exec shuffle, the challenges of live TV and Gary Newman and Dana Walden's casting input on his first big showRead more

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  3. Best of 2013: The Top 10 TV Stories of the Year That Was

    12:00 pm 12/31/2013

    "Glee" loses its quarterback, "Breaking Bad" says farewell, "The Walking Dead" leads cable's charge, NBC sings, "Scandal" skyrockets and more.Read more

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  4. Reality Producers 5x5 Media Exit Electus for Warner Horizon Television (Exclusive)

    12:53 pm 12/4/2013

    New Warner reality topper Mike Darnell makes his first overall deal with the company behind "King of the Nerds."Read more

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  5. Jason Blum, Mike Darnell Sell Haunted House Project to ABC (Exclusive)

    3:58 pm 11/22/2013

    The unscripted pilot order marks the first big network sale for the former Fox chief and builds on Blum's business in the increasingly popular horror business.Read more

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  6. MIPCOM: Naomi Campbell, Dean Norris, Mike Darnell Among Stars in Cannes

    12:57 pm 10/8/2013

    The small screen's big names promote their shows to international buyers.Read more

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  7. What's Behind the Broadcast Reality Exec Purge? (Analysis)

    5:00 am 9/25/2013

    ABC's John Saade is the third out of four unscripted chiefs out as the network franchises age and desperation sets in for a new "Duck Dynasty"-size hit.Read more

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  8. ABC Family's Brooke Bowman Welcomes a Son, Amy Powell Becomes President of Paramount TV: Hitched, Hatched, Hired

    10:17 pm 7/22/2013

    "Modern Family's" Jesse Tyler Fergus marries Justin Mikita, Adam Levine becomes engaged to Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo, and more.Read more

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  9. Fox Taps David Hill to Oversee 'American Idol,' 'X Factor'

    4:54 pm 6/5/2013

    The News Corp. veteran, experienced sports and live events exec and notoriously tough negotiator will step in immediately.Read more

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  10. 'American Idol': Executive Producers Nigel Lythgoe, Ken Warwick Are Out

    2:00 pm 6/4/2013

    The longtime friends, who helped launch the Fox show in 2002, won't be around for season 13, say sources.Read more

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