7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in August 2015 (And the Best Episodes of Each)
1. "Narcos" (available August 28) Why Should I Watch It? "Narcos" may have less big name talent attached than recent Netflix releases (I'm looking right at you "Wet Hot A...
Colin Jost Reveals His Dream 'SNL' Host and More Highlights From His Reddit AMA
Colin Jost participated in a Reddit AMA on Tuesday afternoon, responding to questions in a humorous manner and sharing some valuable insight and advice. The topics of discussion ra...
‘The Hills’ Creator Liz Gateley Takes the Reins at Lifetime: Inside Her Plan for ‘Loud Shows With Heart’
Lifetime scored big when it landed Liz Gateley, a producer and development veteran behind MTV’s brand-defining reality series “The Hills” and “Jersey Shore.” The cable ne...
Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” on Broadway
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” star Michael Shannon is joining the cast of the upcoming “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” on Broadway. Jessica Lange, John Gallagher J...
Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange in Broadway ‘Long Day’s Journey’
Michael Shannon has signed on to the upcoming Broadway revival of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” joining a cast that already includes Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne and John Gallaghe...
Vevo Targets Latin America Markets with IMS Music-Video Ad Pact
Vevo is looking to grow its Internet music-video business in Latin America markets, inking a pact with Internet Media Services (IMS) to act as its ad rep in the region. Vevo will work with Miami-based...
How Horizon Media's New Specialty TV Practice Will Help Advertisers
As its advertising clients grapple with the latest television advances, from programmatic to addressable, Horizon Media is offering them a lifeline. The media agency has launched HorizonAdvanced&md...
Adam Sandler: Netflix Defends Its Damaged Goods
Despite Ted Sarandos calling Sandler an "enormous international movie star," recent box office says otherwise. Can the once critic-proof comedian reinvent himself on the small screen?read more
'Fire Music: A History of the Free Jazz Revolution' Examines An Unconventional Approach to Performance
Here's your daily dose of an indie film, web series, TV pilot, what-have-you in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a projec...
24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tom Brady's suspension was upheld, but marketing experts insist that this won't impact the quarterback's role as a brand ambassador. Plus, Twitter's ad sales jumped 63 percent in the...
Weekly Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Power NBC
The one-two punch of “America’s Got Talent” and “American Ninja Warrior” put NBC back on top of the ratings leaderboard last week, with the network also getting a nice bo...
Donald Trump Had ‘Meltdown’ Over ‘Disgusting’ Breast Pumping In Court, Attorney Says
Donald Trump is ready to take on Mexico, China and Iran, but breast pumping might be the real estate mogul’s kryptonite. Appearing on CNN’s “New Day” on Wednesday, Elizabeth Be...
Watch: Steve Buscemi Jokes with 'Orange is the New Black' Cast in Exclusive 'Park Bench' Clip
"Park Bench," directed by and starring Steve Buscemi, is AOL's Emmy-nominated web series. In the form of a mock talk show, the Brooklyn-born host interviews fellow New Yorkers and his celebr...
Metal Detectors At Movie Theaters? Not Likely
Three dead in another movie-house shooting, but insiders say better security training (and gun control?) will be the strategy over adding costly, time-consuming screening devices: "I don't want to fee...
How Low Can Summer TV Ratings Go?
From Seacrest's latest misfire ('Knock Knock') to critical darlings ('Rectify') taking a nosedive, networks' strategy to stick with original programming may be misfiring: "The floor is really low."rea...
'Daily Show's' Trevor Noah Flashes Media Savvy at Critic-Packed L.A. Performance
The comedian appeared to win a lot of favor with an hour-plus set that commented on the media's handling of race, profiling and terrorism. read more
AT&T-DirecTV: 4 Takeaways From the $49 Billion Deal
The move creates the nation's largest pay TV service (26 million subscribers). From more programming clout to discounted Internet for low-income consumers to a victory for net neutrality, here is why ...
First Image Released of Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy in ‘Anthropoid’
LONDON – The first image has been released from the World War II movie “Anthropoid,” which is headlined by “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy. Director Sean Ellis is...
Starz Q2 Profit Falls Nearly 10%
Starz said second-quarter net income declined 9.5% even as revenue rose. The Englewood, Colo., company, which operates the premium pay-cable Starz and Encore services said second-quarter profit came t...
Gerard Depardieu Banned From Ukraine
PARIS– French actor Gerard Depardieu, who was granted a Russian passport from Vladimir Putin in Jan. 2013, has been banned from entering Ukraine for five years. The ban, ordered by the country&#...

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