ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Sees New Life After Midnight, Takes Aim at Vice Media Demo
Wee-hours TV can be pretty predictable. You’ve got umpteen reruns, a handful of old movies, a lot of direct-response ads and Craig Ferguson on CBS and Seth Meyers on NBC. Over at ABC, you never know...
‘Nightline’ Gets New Leader: Roxanna Sherwood Named Executive Producer
ABC News veteran Roxanna Sherwood has been named the executive producer of venerable newsmagazine “Nightline,” ABC News President James Goldston told staffers in a memo. She assumes her ne...
Comcast: Discovery, Other Critics Tried ‘Extortion’ Tactics to Stay Quiet on Merger
Comcast is coming out swinging at critics of its proposed $45 million acquisition of Time Warner Cable, accusing corporate opponents of “extortion” tactics by demanding favorable business ...
Smoothie King Is Preparing a Major Mobile Push, Starting With iPads in Stores Today
Today, Smoothie King is loading 700 of its stores with iPad point-of-sale systems that eventually will be used to pilot mobile payments and order-ahead features. The iPads are powered by Revel and ...
Penguin Random House Inks First-Look Deal With Universal (Exclusive)
Random House Studio president Peter Gethers will oversee the new agreementread more
'The Equalizer' N.Y. Premiere: Denzel Washington, 'Training Day' Director Antoine Fuqua Talk Trust
"It was like we never stopped working together"read more
Locarno’s Open Doors Co-Prod Mart To Focus On Africa’s Maghreb Region
ROME – The 13th edition of Locarno’s Open Doors co-production mart, dedicated to cinematographies in areas where making movies is especially tough, will focus on Africa’s Maghreb region,...
Ad of the Day: Starbucks Cleverly Advocates for Meeting Up Instead of Texting
Starbucks wants to help you with your communication problems. Just spend more time sitting in one of its shops talking to a real live person instead of text messaging. In a series of new ads from B...
AFI Fest Sets Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac’s ‘A Most Violent Year’ as Opening Night Film
The AFI Fest has set the world premiere of J.C. Chandor’s “A Most Violent Year,” starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, as its opening night film on Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese The...
'A Most Violent Year' to Open AFI Fest
J. C. Chandor's new film stars Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaacread more
Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac Film ‘A Most Violent Year’ to Open AFI Fest
The world premiere of director J.C. Chandor's drama “A Most Violent Year,” starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, will be the opening-night gala of the AFI Fest 2014, the American ...
Oxygen Greenlights ‘Preachers of Detroit,’ Four More Reality Series Under Rebrand
Oxygen has greenlit five new unscripted series under its “Very Real” rebrand targeting young, modern women. The network's new slate is led by “Preachers of Detroit,” a spi...
Hillary Clinton's Hollywood Backers Mobilize for Expected Presidential Run
She likely will announce a second bid after the November midterms as Howard Gordon and Dana Walden begin to rally: "People have been very 'Let's wait and see' until now. People are starting to get exc...
NFL's Sponsors Quietly Shift Ads Amid Women Woes
"The implied threat of financial repercussions is extraordinary," says ESPN's Hannah Storm as female viewership grows, males remain flat and nervous advertisers like P&G send a message without a full-...
Oxygen Adds Five Series Ahead of Rebrand, Including Kardashian Minister Docuseries (Exclusive)
Rich Wilkerson, who officiated Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding, will be at the center of a family docuseriesread more
What's Broad Green? Meet Indie Film's Hot New Hedge Fund Benefactors
Brothers Gabriel and Daniel Hammond are behind the company, which plunked down $3 million for Andrew Garfield's '99 Homes' at Toronto read more
Netflix Storms Europe (Where Will It Launch Next?)
Southern and Eastern Europe, Australia and, one day, Asia may be in the cards — though China and India will be tough — as Reed Hastings sets his sights on 45 million international subscribers by 2...
Top U.K. Producers Alison Owen, Debra Hayward Join Forces
LONDON — Leading British producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have joined forces at production house, Monumental Pictures, producing both movies and television drama. Owen’s credits, throug...
'Les Miserables,' 'Saving Mr. Banks' Producers Launch U.K. Film, TV Shingle
Alison Owen and Debra Hayward team to form Monumental Pictures, saying they have been chasing the same materialread more
Zefr Buys Social-Marketing Startup Engodo to Expand Beyond YouTube
Zefr, which has focused on delivering tools for managing and optimizing YouTube videos, acquired social-media advertising startup Engodo as it looks to broaden marketing capabilities across a bigger d...

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