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TruTV Orders "Hair Jacked"

The show, from CORE Media Group and Hazy Mills, features unsuspecting contestants who have the chance to win cash prizes, all while getting a haircut.

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Howie Mandel, CORE Media Group in First-Look Deal

The two year deal covers Mandel and his Alevy Productions' executive producing services on all scripted and unscripted TV and digital projects.

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BRAVO ORDERS "EUROS OF HOLLYWOOD"

The unscripted project is part of the cable network's ambitious slate of original programming.

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CORE Media Group, Big Minded Launch Joint Venture

The U.K.-based format creation house is behind "Celebrity Juice" and "Geordie Shore."

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CORE Media Group Teams With Popsugar

Pact calls for the development and production of scripted and non-scripted projects.

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'American Idol' is Back For Season 13

The iconic competition has the mix just right. The judges are terrific, and the search for a superstar is on.

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SHARP ENTERTAINMENT EXPANDS INTO EUROPE WITH LAUNCH OF SHARP U.K.

Company will build on the international success of "Doomsday Preppers," "Man v. Food" and "Extreme Couponing." Amelia Pulsford joins as Director of Content.

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CAESARS INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS WITH ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES FOR ELVIS GAME

"The King" makes his debut on Buffalo Studios' BINGO Blitz franchise with Elvis Backstage BINGO Room.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP MAKES THREE VP HIRES

Roy Peters has been named VP, branded entertainment; Christine Petrillo has been hired as VP, client solutions; Michael Speier has been tapped VP, corporate communications and public relations

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CORE MEDIA GROUP NAMES MAUREEN KERR DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS STRATEGY AND ACQUISITIONS

Former Head of M&A of Fremantle Media and Newscorp Europe executive will develop business strategy in the U.K. and Europe for CORE Media's international base.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP PARTNERS WITH RENOWNED ISRAELI PRODUCTION COMPANY TEDY

The two companies will work closely on developing and producing scripted and non-scripted shows and formats for Israel and the global marketplace.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP NAMES TIM SULLIVAN SVP, DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION

Former Head of Development at Zodiak will work on unscripted shows as CORE continues to grow its operations.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP JOINS FORCES WITH RHETT BACHNER AND BRIEN MEAGHER

CORE Media Group and Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher, partners at B17 Entertainment, announced today that they have joined forces to develop and produce non-ficition programming.

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CORE MEDIA UK NAMES CLARE THOMPSON CREATIVE DIRECTOR

CORE Media Group announced today that Clare Thompson is joining its London office, CORE Media UK, as Creative Director.

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JESSICA SANCHEZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE

American Idol's Jessica Sanchez sings the National Anthem at the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll.

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS TAKES IDOL TITLE

Phillip Phillips' "Home" this week surpasses Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" to become the best-selling song ever released by an American Idol alumnus.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP AND HALFIRE ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH A NEW VENTURE

CORE will fund the development and production of scripted shows for Canada, the U.S. and around the world. Halfire-CORE Entertainment ignites CORE's entrance into the scripted market.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP PARTNERS WITH SEAN HAYES AND TODD MILLINER'S HAZY MILLS PRODUCTIONS

CORE will worth with the team behind Grimm, Hot in Cleveland and The Soul Man on developing and producing scripted and unscripted shows and digital content. Hazy Mills will continue to grow their slate and CORE continues to expand it's producer relationships.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP PARTNERS WITH RENOWNED TV EXECUTIVE SIMON SHAPS

Former Director of T.V. at ITV will form his own in-house team in London to create formats for the global marketplace including the UK and US and identify international investment opportunities.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP EXPANDS ORIGINAL TV PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT UNIT

Veteran producer Glenn Stickley (The Amazing Race) has joined CORE Media Group, the umbrella company whose portfolio includes reality series American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, as SVP TV Production.

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“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” LEAPS INTO A 10TH SEASON ON FOX

Auditions begin Friday, January 18, in Austin, TX. Detroit, Boston, Memphis and Los Angeles auditions also confirmed.

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS KICKS OFF GAME 1 OF WORLD SERIES WITH NATIONAL ANTHEM

American Idol season 11 winner Phillips Phillips kicked off the Major League Baseball championship tonight in San Francisco as the Giants face the Detroit Tigers at home.

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS' 'HOME' CERTIFIED DOUBLE PLATINUM

After being downloaded 81,000 times this week (a healthy increase of 2 percent from the week prior), “Home” has officially been certified double platinum for 2 million downloads, making it the first Idol coronation song to ever reach that level.

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'AMERICAN IDOL' ON THE CHARTS: COLTON DIXON KICKS OFF SOLO CAREER WITH A PAIR OF NO. 1S

"Never Gone" debuts in the top spot on two digital songs charts. Also: fellow season 11 alum Joshua Ledet is having a long run on R&B albums with his "Idol" highlights EP.

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS' "HOME" GOES PLATINUM!

The hit was certified gold back in July, but recently shot back up the charts to #1 after it was featured in the U.S. women's gymnastics video packages during the Olympic games.

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'AMERICAN IDOL' WINNER PHILLIP PHILLIPS PRESENTED WITH FIRST GOLD RECORD

Surprised by fellow finalist Colton Dixon, who carried the award certifying sales of over 500,000 for the hit single "Home"

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CORE MEDIA ACQUIRES SHARP REALITY SHOP

Deal furthers Core's expansion of production operations

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CORE MEDIA GROUP INKS WITH PRODUCER ROB LEE

Core has inked a multiyear production and consulting pact with Rob Lee and his Bayonne Entertainment. Lee will develop and produce all his future television and digital projects through Core...

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ELVIS WEEK 2012 EXPECTED TO BE LARGEST IN HISTORY

Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley to make special appearance at Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert, a spectacular live music experience starring the real Elvis Presley via video.

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'AMERICAN IDOL' TENTH ANNIVERSARY: 345 BILLBOARD NO. 1'S, FROM KELLY CLARKSON TO PHILLIP PHILLIPS

Today marks the tenth anniversary of "American Idol," and in that time the music competition TV program has racked up some jaw-dropping numbers...

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DIGITAL DOMAIN MEDIA GROUP AND CORE MEDIA GROUP TO CREATE VIRTUAL ELVIS PRESLEY

Companies agree to jointly produce and own a series of digital Elvis Presley likenesses for shows and multi-platform entertainment projects

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CKX REBRANDS ITSELF AS CORE MEDIA, ADDS TO MANAGEMENT TEAM

"Our focus now is to take CORE to the next level," Graboff said. "This means everything from creative content, and new means of distribution to changing the way we partner with sponsors, producers and artists to grow our business."

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CORE MEDIA GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES

A newly rebranded CKx Thursday announced a string of major hires including top execs from Relativity Media, Martha Steward Omimedia and Ogilvy Entertainment as the company changes its name to Core Media Group and looks to expand.

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'AMERICAN IDOL,' 19 ENTERTAINMENT OWNER RELAUNCHES AS CORE MEDIA GROUP

CKx, which owns the rights to American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, has relaunched itself as Core Media Group. Along with the rebranding, President Marc Graboff announced Thursday that the company has hired four new management executives.

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CORE MEDIA GROUP LAUNCHES

From legendary icons like Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali to enduring properties of the future like American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, CORE Media Group, Inc. announced its launch today, a newly branded version of the company formerly known as CKx.

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS STORMS HOT 100'S TOP 10

Phillips logs the first Hot 100 top 10 'American Idol' coronation song since 2008...

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PHILLIP PHILLIPS MAKES 'IDOL' HISTORY AS 'HOME' SELLS 278,000 DOWNLOADS

"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips earns the highest debut on the Digital Songs chart this week...

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OPTIMEDIA RELEASES CONTENT POWER RATINGS 5.0 – AMERICAN IDOL #1

American Idol dominated the rankings for the fifth year running. First released in 2008, Content Power Ratings 5.0 is the most comprehensive study of its time, offering advertisers and networks an independent assessment of a TV show's commercial value.

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