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On Q1 Earnings Call, Omnicom's Wren Addresses Merger Concerns
While Omnicom reported first-quarter worldwide revenue rose 3 percent in the first quarter, the real news in the company’s call with investors was the holding company’s highly-qualified ...
TV Review: ‘Black Box’
“Black Box” is an awful title for a not-much-better show — another “physician, heal thyself” drama, in which bipolar disorder becomes a license to flights of visual fancy and periodic bouts ...
Tubular Labs Raises $11 Million to Help Bring Order to YouTube
Tubular Labs has raised $11 million in a Series B round it will use to improve products used by more than 2,000 companies who produce online video, including Vice, AwesomenessTV and Maker Studios. Tub...
‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Says He Didn't Sign Off on Rape Scene
It was the most shocking, wrenching scene on Sunday's “Game of Thrones”: Jaime Lannister, after weeks of rejection by his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, rapes her alongside the lying-in-...
Aaron Sorkin Apologizes to Media for ‘The Newsroom’
Aaron Sorkin is sorry if journalists thought “The Newsroom” was a training video instructing them how to do their job. When the creator of the HBO drama about a cable news broadcast team w...
Stephen Colbert, Fox News Accuse Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy of Being ‘Planned’ Political Move (Video)
While the Comedy Central late-night talk shows were on spring break, news of Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy rocked Stephen Colbert's Easter week world. The “Colbert Report” host took ...
Valerie Bertinelli Set To Join Food Network Daytime Lineup
Scripps Networks International’s flagship Food Network will unveil 20 new series across primetime and daytime in the months to come, enlisting Valerie Bertinelli for a new daytime series and exp...
New York City Remains a Hotbed of Rule-Breaking Women in the Entertainment Biz
When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it’s hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Br...
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Boston Marathon: Natalie Morales Talks 'Inspiring' Race (Video)
The 'Today' co-anchor raised more than $70,000 for the One Fund and the Challenged Athletes Foundation and called the race "one more step toward healing."read more
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Former NBCU Executive Lauren Zalaznick Joins Shazam Board
The cable veteran left the company last year after her portfolio of female-focused channels was absorbed by Bonnie Hammer.read more
Steve Burke: NBC Going Into Upfronts in Strongest Position in ‘Over a Decade’ (Update)
NBC is going into the May upfront presentations to advertisers in its best position in more than a decade, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said Tuesday. Though CBS remains the most-watched network overal...
Cannes Reveals 2014 Directors' Fortnight Lineup; 'Whiplash' and 'Cold in July' Make the Cut
Today the 2014 Cannes Film Festival revealed the Cannes Directors' Fortnight lineup. Among this year's highlights are "Queen and Country," John Boorman's first feature film in eight years, Frederick...
8 Tips About How to Make a Micro-Budget Action Film
As indie filmmakers, we're often limited to shooting in contained spaces with no extras, no stunts, no effects, and no elaborate props or design -- great limitations that have made for some incredib...
AT&T, Chernin Group Invest $500 Million in Over-the-Top Video Venture
AT&T and The Chernin Group announced plans to invest $500 million to create a new venture that will acquire, invest in and launch over-the-top video services. The companies said the goal of the ve...
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Ellen DeGeneres to Launch Design Competition Series (Exclusive)
"Ellen's Design Challenge" will premiere in 2015 on HGTV and feature six people competing for cash prizes.read more
Amy Poehler Menaces the Streets of New York in a Pitbull Mask (Video)
Billy on the Street: It's Not Pitbull – It's Amy Poehler! from Billy on the Street Is this the end of trust in New York City? Thanks to careless prankster Billy Eichner's latest stunt, New...
'Die Hard,' '8 Mile' and 'Alice in Wonderland': Here Are the Films That Inspired This Year's Tribeca Filmmakers
With the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival in full swing, we sent out a questionnaire to filmmakers with films in competition in which they tell us all the significant details of how their films came to...
What's The Best Film School for Filmmakers (If Any)? Here's What This Year's Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers Say
There's a lot of noise out there regarding film school on where to go or whether it's worth it. Plenty of aspiring directors pay attention to where the modern giants of independent cinema went, whethe...
Project of the Day: 'Peter and John'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with ‘The Skeleton Twins’
The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener “The Skeleton Twins,” a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill ...

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