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Anita Busch: From Deadline Commenter to Deadline Film Editor - Posted November 14, 2013
The great majority of reader comments that made it through to the bottom of Nikki Finke's Deadline items were anonymous or pseudonymous. Among the regular exceptions to this was ... [Fishbowl NY]

Anita Busch: From Deadline Commenter to Deadline Film Editor - Posted November 14, 2013
The great majority of reader comments that made it through to the bottom of Nikki Finke's Deadline items were anonymous or pseudonymous. Among the regular exceptions to this was ... [FishbowlNY]

Twenty-Four Nikki Finke Hours That Shook the (Hollywood) World - Posted October 26, 2013
In July 2009, after closing a deal to sell her Hollywood news website to Jay Penske's Mail.com Media Corp, Nikki Finke told LA Times reporter James Rainey... [Fishbowl NY]

Twenty-Four Nikki Finke Hours That Shook the (Hollywood) World - Posted October 26, 2013
In July 2009, after closing a deal to sell her Hollywood news website to Jay Penske's Mail.com Media Corp, Nikki Finke told LA Times reporter James Rainey... [FishbowlNY]

Twenty-Four Nikki Finke Hours That Shook the (Hollywood) World - Posted October 26, 2013
In July 2009, after closing a deal to sell her Hollywood news website to Jay Penske's Mail.com Media Corp, Nikki Finke told LA Times reporter James Rainey... [GalleyCat]

Twenty-Four Nikki Finke Hours That Shook the (Hollywood) World - Posted October 26, 2013
In July 2009, after closing a deal to sell her Hollywood news website to Jay Penske's Mail.com Media Corp, Nikki Finke told LA Times reporter James Rainey... [AllTwitter]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Talks Shutdown | New Editor at Deadline? | NewsRoom on The Market - Posted October 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Talks Shutdown | New Editor at Deadline? | NewsRoom on The Market - Posted October 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Deadline's Mike Fleming is Going Bicoastal - Posted October 8, 2013
Beginning next month, Nikki Finke's tireless film editor will divide his time equally each month between Long Island and Los Angeles. It's a big change for Fleming, one he ... [GalleyCat]

Deadline's Mike Fleming is Going Bicoastal - Posted October 8, 2013
Beginning next month, Nikki Finke's tireless film editor will divide his time equally each month between Long Island and Los Angeles. It's a big change for Fleming, one he ... [Fishbowl NY]

Deadline's Mike Fleming is Going Bicoastal - Posted October 8, 2013
Beginning next month, Nikki Finke's tireless film editor will divide his time equally each month between Long Island and Los Angeles. It's a big change for Fleming, one he ... [FishbowlNY]

50 Shades of Grey Devotees, Meet Your New Director - Posted June 19, 2013
The news comes this afternoon like so many other items of this sort. By way of Deadline's indefatigable Long Island-based scoop meister Mike Fleming Jr. There has been no shortage of ridi... [Fishbowl NY]

50 Shades of Grey Devotees, Meet Your New Director - Posted June 19, 2013
The news comes this afternoon like so many other items of this sort. By way of Deadline's indefatigable Long Island-based scoop meister Mike Fleming Jr. There has been no shortage of ridi... [FishbowlNY]

PMC Dismisses Sharon Waxman Bombshell Report - Posted June 2, 2013
Sunday, bombshell Sunday. At 6:45 p.m. PT tonight, Sharon Waxman posted an article titled "SHOCKER: Jay Penske Fires Nikki Finke from Deadline Hollywood." She has since updated her article with information also contained in a ... [semanticweb.com]

PMC Dismisses Sharon Waxman Bombshell Report - Posted June 2, 2013
Sunday, bombshell Sunday. At 6:45 p.m. PT tonight, Sharon Waxman posted an article titled "SHOCKER: Jay Penske Fires Nikki Finke from Deadline Hollywood." She has since updated her article with information also contained in a ... [FishbowlLA]

Inquiring WEHOville Minds Want to Know: Is WeHo News Going Out of Business? - Posted April 4, 2013
Thanks to a brief but complicated pre-launch history linking Henry Scott's WEHOville.com to Ryan Gierach's WeHo News, the gloves are always quic... [FishbowlLA]

Variety Film Editor Josh Dickey Heading to TMZ.com - Posted March 23, 2013
Big news this afternoon on the Hollywood trades front. And it's Nikki Finke once again letting the Variety cat out of the bag. Film editor ... [GalleyCat]

Variety Film Editor Josh Dickey Heading to TMZ.com - Posted March 23, 2013
Big news this afternoon on the Hollywood trades front. And it's Nikki Finke once again letting the Variety cat out of the bag. Film editor ... [FishbowlLA]

Two Trade Publication Staffs Walk Into a Westwood Office Building... - Posted March 12, 2013
Among the various Twitter wise-cracks posted in response to the news that Variety, Deadline (and other PMC Web publications) will soon be sharing the same LA westside digs was this one: ... [FishbowlLA]

MTV News Article Fails to Deliver the Entourage Movie Goods - Posted January 30, 2013
Following Mike Fleming's Tuesday night Deadline scoop about Warner Bros. giving the green light for an Entourage movie, other media outlets are playing catch-up. One of the more tantalizing headlines of this nature crossed the wire tonight: ... [GalleyCat]

MTV News Article Fails to Deliver the Entourage Movie Goods - Posted January 30, 2013
Following Mike Fleming's Tuesday night Deadline scoop about Warner Bros. giving the green light for an Entourage movie, other media outlets are playing catch-up. One of the more tantalizing headlines of this nature crossed the wire tonight: ... [FishbowlLA]

Quentin Tarantino Retirement Plans Hang Over THR Director Roundtable - Posted November 28, 2012
It's remarkable how much traction some early-retirement comments initially made by Quentin Tarantino in his Playboy interview with Deadline.com's Mike Fleming continue to receive. Hundreds of pick-ups lat... [FishbowlLA]

Deadline's Mike Fleming Mourns the Loss of His Father to Hurricane Sandy - Posted November 13, 2012
Sometimes, there are no words. But today, after a two-week absence from the Deadline.com beat, Mike Fleming bridges that gap beautifully with his post about the death of his father as a result of Hurricane Sandy. ... [FishbowlLA]

The Stage is Set for a Scintillating Hitchcock Adaptation - Posted October 24, 2012
Deadline's Mike Fleming was one of the first this morning to the news that after many years of failed attempts, Broadway adaptation rights for Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window have finally been secured. The lucky winning bidders are director ... [FishbowlLA]

Vacationing Nikki Finke Posts Diametrical Opposite of a TOLDJA! - Posted October 19, 2012
Yesterday at 5:33 p.m. PT, Deadline.com reporter Dominic Patten - who has greatly beefed up the site's coverage of local courtroom proceedings - filed an item with the headline "Ari Emanuel & Wife Sue Clothing Retailers Over $600,000 Investment." That item is no longer on the website. ... [FishbowlLA]

Publicist Bumble Ward Out at Twentieth Century Fox - Posted October 16, 2012
Bumble Ward's stint at Twentieth Century Fox as executive vice president of film publicity has turned out to be short-lived. But rather than crying over it, she ... [FishbowlLA]

Will Monday Night's Deadline/Soho House Bash Include a Big Announcement?* - Posted September 30, 2012
A cryptic Deadline advisory posted Saturday morning by Nikki Finke has some Hollywood trade watchers speculating... [AllTwitter]

Will Monday Night's Deadline/Soho House Bash Include a Big Announcement?* - Posted September 30, 2012
A cryptic Deadline advisory posted Saturday morning by Nikki Finke has some Hollywood trade watchers speculating... [FishbowlLA]

HOLDJA Horses! Penske Reportedly Back in Lead for Variety - Posted September 25, 2012
The ominous, bizarre, hilarious specter of Mike Fleming and Jeff Sneider working for the same parent company has reared i... [FishbowlLA]

Dennis Hopper: Gone But Not Forgotten - Posted August 31, 2012
Who should play a young Dennis Hopper? That tantalizing question frames Mike Fleming's Deadline item about the launch of Ex Machina Media Group. The company's first project will be Rebel in Paradise (My Life and Times of My Buddy Dennis Hopper), based on partner ... [FishbowlLA]

Report: Variety-Avenue Capital Deal is Stalled - Posted August 29, 2012
The New York Post has been doing a good job of keeping tabs on the ongoing saga of Variety’s sale. This morning, the paper suggests that ... [FishbowlLA]

Mike Fleming Curses Out Variety Ben Affleck Item - Posted August 9, 2012
The highly competitive rivalry between Deadline's Mike Fleming and the film reporting crew at Variety has taken a contentious new turn. Reacting on Wednesday to a ... [FishbowlLA]

Variety Scribe to Mike Fleming: Time for Your Own Catchphrase - Posted August 7, 2012
Early today, PT time, Deadline reporter Mike Fleming cranked out an item with the following headline: Shortly thereafter, Variety's ... [FishbowlLA]

Screenwriter Recalls the Day He Joked About CAA - Posted June 12, 2012
When Michael Ovitz departed CAA in the mid-1990s, screenwriter-novelist Doug Richardson found himself unexpectedly caught u... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Wars: Fifty Shades of Grey Edition - Posted June 8, 2012
Late Thursday afternoon, Variety's film editor tweeted out a biting pronouncement: This was quickly followed by a tweet from his colleague at variety.com: ... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Wars: Fifty Shades of Grey Edition - Posted June 8, 2012
Late Thursday afternoon, Variety's film editor tweeted out a biting pronouncement: This was quickly followed by a tweet from his colleague at variety.com: ... [GalleyCat]

Deadline's Mike Fleming Takes Another Playboy Detour - Posted May 21, 2012
Although Mike Fleming's deadline.com duties keep him very busy, he still finds the time to continue one longstanding freelance tradition. The Playboy interview. Beginning with ... [FishbowlLA]

TheWrap Makes Like TMZ, Scores Massive Mel Gibson Scoop - Posted April 12, 2012
It was not quite as shocking as the four-page LASD arresting officer's report that launched TMZ in the summer of 2006, mainly because it is Mel once removed. Nevertheless, the nine-page Joe Eszterhas letter ... [FishbowlLA]

Deadline.com Fails the April Fools Test - Posted April 3, 2012
Today, The Guardian has clearly admitted their mistake. After picking up an April Fools joke item posted at worstpreviews.com that claimed ... [FishbowlLA]

Deadline.com's Mike Fleming Shoots Down Variety Time-Stamp Accusations - Posted January 27, 2012
In recent weeks, FishbowlLA has written about two separate Variety.com blog posts that alleged the time-stamps of Emma Stone and Sundance Film Festival news items on Deadline.com were false. In both cases, Variety's BlogDogger--based on some stated live Web monitoring--insinuated that Deadline.com must have jerry-rigged the date-time stamps of these particular... [FishbowlLA]

BlogDogger Barks at Nikki Finke's Sundance Coverage* - Posted January 25, 2012
A few weeks ago, we picked up a report from Variety's in-house BlogDogger, which claimed that the time-stamp for a Deadline.com item about an Emma Stone movie project had been falsified to match the 3:00am PT January 5 mark of a similar report on Variety. On behalf of Dea... [FishbowlLA]

BlogDogger Barks at Nikki Finke's Sundance Coverage - Posted January 25, 2012
A few weeks ago, we picked up a report from Variety's in-house BlogDogger, which claimed that the time-stamp for a Deadline.com item about an Emma Stone movie project had been falsified to match the 3:00am PT January 5 mark of a similar report on Variety. On behalf of Dea... [GalleyCat]

Nikki Finke Responds to Variety BlogDogger Accusation - Posted January 9, 2012
Last week, we picked up on an item posted by Variety's new watchdog BlogDogger, which alleged some Deadline.com time-stamp funny business. Essentially, the cross-town trade wondered how, the morning after, an item with the same 3:00 am PT posting time as Variety... [FishbowlLA]

The Atlantic Wants to Go Hollywood - Posted August 10, 2011
International Creative Management, considered to be amongst the world's top talent and literary agencies, has signed on The Atlantic. The agency will package the magazine's articles for film, TV and online, reports Deadline's Mike Fleming... [PRNewser]

Kevin Smith Defends His Film 'Red State' and his Sundance Antics On Twitter - Posted January 24, 2011
Filmmaker Kevin Smith is in the midst of an hour-plus Twitter defense of himself and his ... [FishbowlLA]

Nikki Finke Hires Variety Vet To Helm Deadline New York - Posted January 11, 2010
Ever since Nikki Finke sold her blog Deadline Hollywood Daily to Mail.com Media Corp. i... [Fishbowl NY]

Nikki Finke Hires Variety Vet To Helm Deadline New York - Posted January 11, 2010
Ever since Nikki Finke sold her blog Deadline Hollywood Daily to Mail.com Media Corp. i... [FishbowlNY]

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