Afternoon Links: Mergers, Murders, and Renewals

VeepMergers and acquisitions: Ridley Scott’s Scott Free production company gets a first-look deal with AMC, DreamWorks purchases the YouTube channel AwesomenessTV for $33 million, and Shark Tank and America’s Got Talent smush to create the talent competition You’re Booked. Murders and executions: Some evil lady tried to poison Starbucks patrons by stocking a display shelf with OJ and rubbing alcohol, and the Smithsonian finds proof that the Jamestown colonists were brain-eating zombies.

Filed Under: Loose Ends, Ridley Scott, Veep

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