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Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to Jon Stewart, ‘Daily Show’
Stephen Colbert stopped in at his old job, Jon Stewart's “Daily Show,” to break the news that he's leaving Comedy Central. “Jon, this is going to come as something of a shock...
Facebook Launches New Journalism Tool FB Newswire With Help From Storyful
Move over, Twitter! Facebook launched a new service to help journalists cull breaking news from their newsfeed. On Thursday, the social media giant announced the creation of FB Newswire, a brand new r...
'Game of Thrones' Power Rankings: Have Jaime's Despicable Actions Put His Life at Risk after 'Breaker of Chains'?
In a series with as much bloodlust as "Game of Thrones," no one is safe. So who's next? Indiewire ranks the characters most likely to be killed off every week -- with the person most at risk at the to...
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Samsung Electronics Calls Global Ad Review
Samsung Electronics has begun a global review of its creative, digital and media business, sources said. The South Korean company spent a whopping $14 billion worldwide on advertising and marketing...
TV Review: ‘All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State’
Ann Richards is best remembered for her skewering of George H.W. Bush at the 1988 Democratic National Convention (“Poor George. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth”), and later — somewha...
Summer TV Preview: The 10 New Shows You Must See
Summer used to be a dead zone for new television. Kids, complaining about their favorite shows being reruns, would be forced to use their imaginations for entertainment and possibly even venture outsi...
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Stephen Colbert Tells Jon Stewart Why He's Leaving 'Colbert Report': 'I've Won Television' (Video)
On the heels of his being named David Letterman's "Late Show" successor, the TV host surprised the "Daily Show" audience at Wednesday's taping.read more
Cameron Diaz and Jimmy Fallon Risked Life and Limb in a Roller Golf Showdown (Video)
Promoting your new movie can be dangerous work. Talk shows have long been platforms for movie stars to get some face time with America and pitch their upcoming project as worthy of viewers’ time...
‘Brick Mansions’ Review: Paul Walker Outclasses the Script by Leaps and Bounds
America's dismaying experiment of letting Detroit, one of its most iconic cities, wither on the vine has only occasionally been explored on the big screen. Most famously, Dutch auteur Paul Verhoev...
‘Late Night's’ Grown Up Annie Reveals Sex Tape, Coke Habit, and Daddy Warbucks Daddy Issues (Video)
Seth Meyers sparred with what would have made a perfect “SNL: Weekend Update” character on new show “Late Night” Wednesday: Grown up Annie. The famous redhead orphan child from...
Sundance Theater Lab to Develop New Plays by Pulitzer Winners Annie Baker, Doug Wright
New plays by Pulitzer winners Annie Baker and Doug Wright are among the nine in-development stage projects tapped for the Sundance Institute’s 2014 Theater Lab. Baker, who just picked up the Pulitze...
Jon Stewart Admits ‘Hannity’ Obsession, Fires Back (Video)
Jon Stewart admits being “obsessed” with Sean Hannity's show – but only because it's so backward. After the “Hannity” host accused Stewart of an obsession with hi...
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C7 Ratings to Free Up Hundreds of Millions in Hidden Revenue
While the broadcast networks are pressuring agencies and clients to start writing more deals against a C7 ratings currency, at first blush, it would appear that there’s little cause to rush in...
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Keith Olbermann Compares Watching MSNBC to Drunk-Driving Car Crash
The former network host's tweet comes on the heels of his revelation that he hasn't watched the network since 2009, even while he was working there.read more
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Kim Jong Un-Endorsed Pop Group Staging Comeback in North Korea
The Moranbong Band, said to have been hand-picked by the leader himself, had come to be the softer face of the new Kim regime.read more
Discovery Exec Julian Bellamy to Head ITV’s U.K. Production Unit
LONDON — Discovery exec Julian Bellamy has been tapped to lead the U.K. unit of ITV Studios, the production arm of British commercial broadcaster ITV. ITV Studios U.K. is Britain’s largest...
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Fandango Buys Movieclips, Launches Twitter Ticketing
UPDATED: The movie-guide website, owned by NBCUniversal, is adding to its video content and launching a new way for people to buy tickets for titles like "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Godzilla."read...
Beyonce Lands Time Magazine's ‘Most Influential’ Cover
Beyonce Knowles scored the cover of Time magazine's “The 100 Most Influential People In the World” issue on Thursday. “She's the boss,” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg wri...
‘Bad Teacher’ Review: CBS Comedy Mixes Class and Crass
“Bad Teacher” puts on a crass front but is saved by a kindly heart. Anyone familiar with the 2011 movie of the same name knows the show's premise: A middle-school teacher determined to...
Sebastian Junger Raises Distribution Funds via Kickstarter For 'Restrepo' Follow-Up 'Korengal'
Sebastian Junger has joined the ranks of Hollywood crowdfunders Zach Braff and Rob Thomas with his recently launched Kickstarter campaign for "Korengal," the follow-up to the Academy-Award nominated "...

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