Syfy's 'Red' kills in the ratings; 'Jersey Shore' gets snipped for tranny-phobia

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The newly launched Sony Movie Channel wants to see your best "You talkin' to me?" Robert De Niro impression from the film "Taxi Driver." Viewers can upload their videos at the channel's website where others can vote on the best one. [Press Release]

Syfy's original movie "Red: Werewolf Hunter" captured 2.06 million viewers on Saturday, Oct. 30. The movie about a descendant of Red Riding Hood (played by Felicia Day) who expands the family business to werewolf killing placed the network in the No. 2 spot for cable entertainment networks in the 25-54 age group and attracted 746,000 viewers from the 18-49 age group. [Press Release]

"Public Speaking," the HBO documentary directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring Andy Warhol scribe, Fran Lebowitz, premieres Monday, Nov. 22 at 10 p.m. ET. [Press Release]

MTV has apologized for statements made in their Season 2 reunion show about a transgendered person that Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino ran into at a Miami club after GLAAD characterized them as "transphobic." The network says it will delete the offensive scene in future broadcasts of the show. [ GLAAD]

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