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Writers Guild, Musicians Urge FCC to Reject Comcast/TWC Deal (Update)
(Update at 1:25 p.m. on Aug. 25) Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, the Consumer Federation of America, Public Knowledge and a number of other consumer groups have urged the FCC to reject the merger and a Net...
‘True Blood’ Series Finale Draws Season Ratings High; ‘Leftovers’ Hits Series High
HBO's vampire drama “True Blood” ended with a ratings bang for its series finale Sunday night hitting a season high and performing on par with last season's finale. The “True...
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Emmy Advertisers Branch Out
With the 66th Annual Emmy Awards airing tonight on NBC, advertisers are seeing the value in not just the air time, but in the social media opportunities that surround major live events such as this ...
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HBO, Martin Scorsese Prepping 'Shutter Island' TV Series
"Ashecliffe" would be a prequel and take place at the mental hospital featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio movieread more
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'Game of Thrones' Director Neil Marshall Wants to Make a 'Black Widow' Movie
Hey, Marvel Studios: This might be a good idearead more
Inside Showtime's Emmy Eve Party: Claire Danes, Lizzy Caplan, Matt LeBlanc, William H. Macy Light It Up
As Beyonce and Jay-Z squashed divorce buzz at the VMAs across town Sunday night, Showtime CEO Matt Blank squashed another headline grabbing celebrity squabble on Sunday night. The backstory: Former bu...
‘Last Exorcism 2′ Director Boards Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Pivot’
Lotus Entertainment has tapped Ed Gass-Donnelly, director of “The Last Exorcism Part II,” to write and direct the sci-fi thriller “Pivot.” The story centers on a scientist inve...
Amazon Joins Google in Twitch Acquisition Rumblings
Months after multiple reports that Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon may be on the verge of stealing away the videogame streaming service. The Information is reporting that the...
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'True Blood' Finale Hits Season-High Ratings
4 million viewers tune in to say goodbye to HBO's vampire drama on Sundayread more
HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Finale Draws Season-Best 4.1 Million Viewers
Audiences returned for HBO’s series finale of “True Blood” on Sunday, with the vampire drama gaining about 500,000 viewers week-to-week and going out with a season high. According to...
Why Did the MTV Video Music Awards Feel So Unhip?
If the MTV Video Music Awards looked boring on TV, it was even worse watching the show in person. Sunday night’s ceremony was held at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., a venue so monstrous not even Ta...
Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman Movie ‘Out of the Dark’ Lands U.S. Distribution
Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media's supernatural thriller “Out of the Dark,” which stars Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman and Stephen Rea, the companies ...
T.R. Knight Returns to Off Broadway with ‘Pocatello’
T.R. Knight will star in the world premiere of “Pocatello,” the new play by Samuel D. Hunter getting its world premiere at Off Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons. “Grey’s An...
Chris Columbus Boards ‘Exodus 47′ Refugee Movie
Crystal City Entertainment, Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures and Ocean Blue Entertainment have launched development on Holocaust refugee story “Exodus 47.” Producers are Ari Daniel Pinchot ...
Mark Ruffalo-Keira Knightley Musical Dramedy ‘Begin Again’ Heads Back to Theaters
Looking for a second act, “Begin Again” will, well, begin again, with a return to theaters on Friday. The theatrical return of the John Carney-directed musical dramedy — which stars ...
Emmy Awards: Evening Before Party Raises More than $2 Million for MPTF
This year, Emmy weekend was an endurance test of parties and preening. But there were no heavy sighs about having to attend Sunday’s Evening Before bash, which raked in more than $2 million for the ...
‘Last Exorcism Part II's’ Ed Gass-Donnelly to Write, Direct Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Pivot’
“Small Town Murder Songs” filmmaker Ed Gass-Donnelly is set to write and direct the sci-fi thriller “Pivot” for Lotus Entertainment, the company announced Monday. When a scient...
‘Wild Tales’ Breaks B.O. Record for Warner Bros. in Argentina
MADRID – Argentina is going wild over Damian Szifron’s “Wild Tales,” a Special Presentation at Toronto. But, far from a local comedy, the Cannes competition entry, which boasts impeccable dist...
Hasbro Studios Taps Josh Feldman as Head of Development
Toymaker Hasbro has named Josh Feldman head of development of the company’s film and TV division, Hasbro Studios. Feldman most recently was director of development at Simon Kinberg’s Genre...
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The VMAs Inspired Good and Bad Branded Tweets
The good and the bad were on full display in last night’s tweets for MTV’s Video Music Awards. Nicki Minaj's wardrobe malfunction and praise for Beyonce as the queen of the show topp...

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