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Yahoo's Stab at Original Shows Bombed

Company announces $42M lost on 3 shows, including 'Community'

(Newser) - Yahoo's foray into original content has been a costly one. In a Q3 earnings call on Tuesday, CFO Ken Goldman said the company had taken $42 million in write-downs in its video division in creating three shows: sports comedy Sin City Saints, Other Space, and Community, which it picked... More »

New Ultimate Spider-Man Succeeds Peter Parker

Miles Morales is half-black, half-Hispanic American

(Newser) - Peter Parker is dead and gone, but Spider-Man is still slinging webs and fighting crime. And it's not just a new teenager climbing Manhattan buildings, it's an entirely new crime-fighter, from the color of his suit to the complexion of his skin. Meet Miles Morales, a half-black, half-Hispanic... More »

This Year's Biggest Emmy Snubs

Sure, 'Game of Thrones' was nominated, but its star wasn't

(Newser) - Once you're in with Emmy voters, you're probably in forever—but getting in is the hard part. Not everyone is happy with this year's list of nominees . "The academy's membership snubs good people and shows while rewarding the same favorites (some deserving, others not) time... More »

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