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  1. Barry Diller Talks Murdoch Succession, Pegs Aereo Supreme Court Odds at '50-50' (Q&A)

    11:00 am 4/16/2014

    The chairman and senior executive at IAC and Expedia also tells THR that Vimeo is "not that far" from its own "House of Cards," how quickly the company decided to fire PR chief Justine Sacco after a controversial AIDS tweet and why Rupert Murdoch's empire shouldn't outlive him.Read more

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  2. TV Land, Electus Revive 'Candid Camera' for Summer

    9:30 am 4/9/2014

    Peter Funt, son of series creator and original host Allen Funt, will co-host the new effort, which also hails from Ben Silverman's Electus.Read more

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  3. Electus Chiefs on Ben Silverman's Role, Next Hot Reality Genres and Barry Diller's 3 Pieces of Advice (Q&A)

    11:00 am 4/2/2014

    Chris Grant and Drew Buckley open up about the "next generation" studio's ratings misfires, reality TV woes and the show they wish were theirs.Read more

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  4. MIPTV: Electus Picks Up Remake Rights to Ukrainian Format 'Crack Them Up'

    1:14 am 3/31/2014

    Electus and Barry Poznick's shingle Barracuda will adapt the show, in which people try to make comedians laugh, for the U.S. market.Read more

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  5. Electus Sells Telenovela 'Loteria' to NBC (Exclusive)

    7:13 am 12/20/2013

    The Ligiah Villalobos-penned project joins telenovelas "Babylon" and "Black Widow" in development at the network as Ben Silverman continues his Latino push.Read more

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  6. Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Silverman Sell Interracial Rom-Com to ABC (Exclusive)

    11:07 pm 11/21/2013

    The single-camera show is about a young couple forced to team up on a relationship advice vlog, with their whole office and millions of viewers following their relationship.Read more

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  7. Electus Taps ABC Vet Corie Henson to Lead Unscripted

    10:16 am 9/10/2013

    The former VP of alternative series will serve as executive vp of reality efforts at the entertainment studio.Read more

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  8. NBC Adapting 'Black Widow' in Big Telenovela Push With Electus

    1:00 pm 9/3/2013

    The network will develop three telenovelas with one earning a 13-episode series order.Read more

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  9. Amazon Greenlights Kids' Show from Ben Silverman's Electus

    6:27 am 8/27/2013

    Live-action effort "Maker Shack Agency" continues the retail giant's push into original content.Read more

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  10. Netflix Eyes 'Marco Polo' Drama Series

    5:34 pm 8/5/2013

    UPDATED: The drama was previously set up at Starz from the Weinstein Co. and Electus.Read more

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