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ESPN Execs Talk Fox Sports 1 Competition, Outline Programming Strategy
Network president John Skipper acknowledged that NBA and Big Ten Conference rights run out in the next couple of years and bidding from recently launched Fox Sports 1 will likely drive the costs high...
Netflix, Snapchat, ‘Veronica Mars’ Win Producers Guild Awards
The Producers Guild of America will honor top executives from Netflix and Snapchat as well as the creative minds behind “Gravity” and “Veronica Mars” at the Digital VIP Awards,...
Save The Date: 2015 Oscars Will Go Down February 22nd
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network has announced the dates for the 87th Oscars.  After going down a week later this year because of the Olympics, the c...
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Cannes Lineup: Mixed Emotions for Europe
German outlets bemoan a poor showing; Italy trumpets the return of the Italian auteur; Spain enjoys the Almodovar effect; and the U.K. celebrates a strong presence.read more
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The Soul of 'Scandal': How Shonda Rhimes Uses Music for TV's Most Dramatic Show
"Finding that moment where you placed that perfect song -- there's nothing like it," the showrunner says.read more
TV Review: ‘Salem’
Marking WGN’s concerted foray into original series, “Salem” wants to have it both ways. This late-17th-century dive into the Salem, Mass., witch trials paints the Puritans as hypocritical scolds...
The Smart Thing About Dumb Mobile Video News
I’m not sure whether to be depressed or impressed by new NBCUniversal video initiatives #30SecondstoKnow and “15 Seconds to Truth.” Perhaps the former hashtag has shown up in your Twitte...
Relativity Carefully Rebuilds Rollout for Paul Walker’s ‘Brick Mansions’
Paul Walker’s sudden death in an automobile crash in November was devastating to his millions of fans. It also presented a challenge for Relativity, distributor of action movie “Brick Mansions,”...
Summer Films Must Win Back Apathetic Young Ticketbuyers
This is the moment of truth for two sectors of the movie business that are at opposite ends of the spectrum — opposite in terms of commerce and culture. For the Hollywood studios, it’s launch time...
FilmLook at 25: Company Evolves From Mimics To Maestros
Back in 1989, when videotape was king in TV production and post, filmmaker-engineer Robert A. Faber invented a process called FilmLook — manipulating video to make it appear more like film by mimick...
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Ben Savage Making Directorial Debut on 'Girl Meets World' (Exclusive)
The "Boy Meets World" star will step behind the camera on the Disney Channel comedy for an episode filming later this month; "It's something I've been prepping for the last 20 years," he tells THR.rea...
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Barclays Center vs. Madison Square Garden: New York's Latest Rivalry Heats Up
Now that MSG is back in business, the rivalry between Manhattan's premier arena space and Brooklyn's upstart concert venue is getting hotter by the New York minute.read more
‘A Haunted House 2′ Conjures Up Improvisation
Marlon Wayans loves comedy. And in his new movie, “A Haunted House 2,” his physical comedy knows no bounds. Prior to the Wednesday premiere screening of the pic, Wayans told the packed Re...
Kobe Bryant Documentary In the Works at Showtime
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is the subject of a new documentary called “Kobe Bryant’s Muse,” which will air this fall on Showtime. The project, directed by Gotham Chopra, is ...
Box Office: ‘Heaven Is for Real’ Amasses $3.7 Mil on Wednesday
Audiences congregated Wednesday for Sony’s faith-based film “Heaven Is for Real,” which kicked off the Easter weekend with an opening day gross of $3.7 million from 2,417 locations. ...
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Kobe Bryant Documentary Headed to Showtime
The feature-length documentary, airing this fall, will focus mainly on the Los Angeles Lakers' star's basketball career.read more
Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos Search for Their Kidnapped Daughter in ‘Captives’ Trailer (Video)
Ryan Reynolds and “The Killing” star Mireille Enos play two desperate parents searching for their daughter while being monitored by the kidnappers in the first trailer for “Captives...
Chelsea Handler Addresses CBS Talks: ‘I Would Never Be on a Regular Network’ (Video)
Chelsea Handler shut down reports that she would host a late-night show on CBS. “I would never go to CBS. I'm not, my mouth? What would they do with me there?” Handler told Ellen DeGen...
Robin Williams Morphs Into ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ in Vintage ‘Today’ Interview (Video)
“Mrs. Doubtfire” will cook and clean again at some point in the future, so NBC's “Today” celebrated “Throwback Thursday” by showing viewers a vintage interview ...
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Time is Illmatic: Tribeca Review
Nas remembers the birth of his extraordinary hip-hop career.read more

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