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Streaming Media Snags Emmy Nominations

Jul 15, 14 Streaming Media Snags Emmy Nominations

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Three Netflix original series have collected 15 prime-time Emmy nominations. That is a record for the streaming media service, but also notable as Netflix shows – unlike those on network TV and cable – aren't technically "aired" at night.

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New Pink Floyd Album – Trending But Underwhelming?

When Polly Samson, wife of Pink Floyd's singer and guitarist David Gilmour, casually announced on Twitter over the weekend, "Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called 'The Endless River,'" understandably the Internet went crazy.

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Daily Round-Up For July 9, 2014

Jul 09, 14 Daily Round-Up For July 9, 2014

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Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s one and only collection of all the latest and greatest music news of the day. We have returned and couldn’t be more eager to get back to work.

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Community Lives On – On Yahoo

Jul 06, 14 Community Lives On – On Yahoo

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It used to be that canceled shows stayed canceled. Very rarely did a show get the axe, only to be revived. It has happened a few times over the years. Futurama was canceled by Fox, but picked up by Cartoon Network; while Family Guy proved so popular on DVD that Fox actually un-canceled it.

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Kelsey Grammer Takes On Grammar Via Twitter

Jul 04, 14 Kelsey Grammer Takes On Grammar Via Twitter

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Actor Kelsey Grammer spent much of his career playing the somewhat snobbish Frasier Crane -- first on Cheers and later on Frasier. While he's ventured into much more serious roles, he recently showed that he still has a knack for humor.

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Ideas Forged In Fantasy

I went to go see Transformers: Age of Extinction the other day. The first of a couple MacGuffins of the film was something called “Transformium” -- contender for the most ridiculously named thing ever award -- the metal that the Transformers themselves were made of. What was so remarkable about this metal? Well, it was programmable. “Wait a minute,” I thought. “That sounds awfully familiar.”

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm

Jun 27, 14 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm

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On July 11, 2014, the latest movie in the Planet of the Apes reboot series is being released: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The movie begins 10 years after the end of the last one, with Caesar and his army of apes fighting against the remnants of humanity. But what happens in those intervening ten years?

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BBC America Skips Original World War I Drama For Reruns This Summer

Jun 22, 14 BBC America Skips Original World War I Drama For Reruns This Summer

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As a lifelong Anglophile, I am often forced to buy DVDs from Amazon in the U.K. and I will publicly go on record to say that I do, in fact, have a region-free DVD player. I find it necessary because so many great series from the U.K. rarely air in America, and even when they do, the shows aren't released on DVD.

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Daily Round-Up For June 21, 2014

Jun 21, 14 Daily Round-Up For June 21, 2014

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Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s best and brightest collection of all the latest, greatest, and most interesting music news of the day!

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Daily Round-Up For June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 14 Daily Round-Up For June 20, 2014

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Welcome to the Daily Round-Up, redOrbit’s one stop shop for all of the latest, greatest, and most awesome music news of the day. Happy Friday!

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