Alfonso Ribeiro to Replace Tom Bergeron as Host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
“Fresh Prince of Bel Air” alum and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Alfonso Ribeiro will replace Tom Bergeron as the host of ABC’s “America’s Funniest Home V...
Prashant Bhargava, ‘Patang’ Director, Dies at 42
Chicago-born director Prashant Bhargava died of a heart attack on May 15 in New York. He was 42 and had a history of heart trouble, according to his sister Anurima. Bhargava’s film “Patang...
Alfonso Ribeiro Named New Host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
Expect a little song and dance in between videos of groin hits, cute kids and crazy cats on “America’s Funniest Home Videos” next season. “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alum and “Dancing With t...
Apocalyptic Asteroid Drama ‘Persephone’ Reaches Kickstarter Goal in Two Weeks
Filmmakers Chris Ferrantino and Josh Posner have reached their Kickstarter goal for “Persephone (pictures at the end of the world),” a female-driven indie movie that follows a woman’...
‘Frontline’ Filmmaker Claims CIA Used ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ as Torture Program Propaganda
Proponents of the U.S. government torture program used after 9/11 quickly saw the effectiveness of Hollywood in justifying the agency’s “enhanced interrogation techniques,” a new ...
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz Romance ‘The Lobster’ Headed to Alchemy
“The Lobster,” a bizarre tale of romance and animal metamorphosis starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, is close to landing U.S. distribution from Alchemy, an individual close to the ne...
David Letterman Gets Serious: 7 Somber ‘Late Show’ Moments (Video)
While David Letterman is known for his comedic skits, hilarious monologues and Top Ten lists, there were also some serious moments on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” However, Letterm...
Cannes: ‘The Lobster’ Selling to Alchemy (EXCLUSIVE)
Alchemy is in final negotiations to acquire U.S. rights to Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Lobster,” Variety has learned. The futuristic love story stars Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz and Lea Seydoux....
David Letterman Tributes: Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert Salute Late-Night Legend
Wednesday night marks David Letterman‘s final episode as host of the “Late Show,” and while tributes are sure to pour in over the coming days and weeks, a number of late-night person...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Mountains May Depart’
The cinema’s consummate chronicler of a China evolving so rapidly that its own citizens can scarcely keep apace, Jia Zhangke strikes a melancholic chord in “Mountains May Depart.”
The David Letterman Legacy: Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Part
There's nothing left for the modern architect of the late night landscape but the farewell.read more
Imogen Poots in Talks to Play Andy Samberg’s Love Interest in Lonely Island Comedy (Exclusive)
British actress Imogen Poots is in talks to play Andy Samberg‘s love interest in the untitled Universal comedy from the Lonely Island and Apatow Productions, an individual familiar with the proj...
Jay Z’s Tidal Unleashes New Marketing Ploy – Free Tickets to Made In America Festival
Just three days after staging an exclusive Jay Z “B-sides” concert for subscribers, Tidal has come up with a new way to work users into a frenzy — free concert tickets! Jay Z’s...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Taklub’
“Taklub,” Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s portrait of three surviving families a year after Typhoon Yolanda ripped through the city of Tacloban, is more concerned with their emo...
Facetime: Networks Parade Casts and Execs During Upfront Presentations and Parties
This week, TV’s brightest stars and entertainment’s biggest execs took to auditoriums and concert halls across New York to show advertisers what they’ve got.  
Whether It’s Online or IRL, Bar Rescue’s Jon Taffer Is All About Authenticity
Specs Age 60 Claim to fame Host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue (new episodes begin Sunday, June 21); president of Nightclub & Bar Media Group and Taffer Media Base Las Vegas Twitter @jontaffer W...
This Week’s Must-Haves: Leatherman's Multi-Tool Bracelet Won't Get You Stopped by Security
This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting must-have items including a swinging conference table, a marble phone case and a limited-edition tennis racquet. Take a look!
Brands Make a Match With Dating Apps
Twentieth Century Fox last week launched an ambitious ad campaign on Tinder for its forthcoming comedy Spy, underscoring how dating apps have been embraced not only by consumers but also top markete...
Cannes: 'Carol's' Rooney Mara Appreciated Cate Blanchett's "Very Smooth Skin" During Their Sex Scenes (Video)
Blanchett joked that she "did a chest wax" for Mara.read more
21st Century Fox Hopes to Complete its Massive Media Review By Year's End
The consultant behind 21st Century Fox's global media review is no stranger to such searches. In fact, MediaLink handled the 2011 review triggered by Comcast's acquisition of NBCUnivers...

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