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EBay and PayPal Will Part Ways in 2015
After a strategic review, eBay has announced plans to spin off PayPal as a separate business in 2015. The e-commerce giant's board of directors is touting the separation as a means of enhancing ...
Universal Pictures Brings Back Emerging Writers Fellowship Screenwriting Program
Universal Pictures will seek out new screenwriters through its Emerging Writers Fellowship for a second year, after the first exceeded the studio’s expectations. The studio will start accepting ...
NBCU Cable Shakeup: Frances Berwick Role Expanded to Lifestyle Networks Chief, Adam Stotsky Named E! GM Amid Suzanne Kolb Exit
NCBUniversal is combining Bravo, E!, Oxygen and Esquire under its Lifestyle Group. Frances Berwick, who currently heads Bravo and Oxygen, will lead the group. Meanwhile, Esquire's Adam Stotsky h...
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Gale Ann Hurd Among Newly-Named AMPAS SciTech Council Members
Cinematographer John Bailey, VFX supervisor John Knoll and editor Michael Tronick have also joined the Councilread more
‘Manhattan Love Story’ Review: ABC Romcom Is Not an Instant Attraction
Like a bumpy first date, ABC's “Manhattan Love Story” is hard to stomach initially. The pilot, which debuts Tuesday and introduces Dana (Analeigh Tipton) a serial monogamist and Peter ...
Bravo’s Frances Berwick to Oversee E! and Esquire; Adam Stotsky Adds E! Duties
NBCUniversal is shaking up the management picture at E! Entertainment, the cabler that has been in a ratings slump as viewer interest waned in its celebrity-focused brand of unscripted series. Frances...
Robert Simonds’ Studio Taps Jack Pan as Marketing Chief
Marketing veteran Jack Pan is the latest hire at Robert Simonds’ new film and television company, joining a collection of studio hands that includes former Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogel...
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E! Shakeup: Frances Berwick Expands Purview as Suzanne Kolb Exits
Berwick adds Esquire Network, too, while Esquire president named GM of E!read more
‘Annabelle’ Cast Talks Terrible Gifts at Screening
The Chinese Theater in Hollywood played host Monday to a screening of horror flick “Annabelle” Monday, the prequel to James Wan’s 2013 “The Conjuring.” The film, based in part on the stories...
Jack Pan Joins Robert Simonds’ New Studio as President of Marketing
Robert Simonds has added marketing vet Jack Pan to his new studio, it was announced Tuesday. Pan joins the team as president of Motion Picture Marketing. In his new role, Pan will oversee all aspects ...
Fox Buys ‘Big’ TV Show Remake from ‘Enlisted’ Team
Continuing with the current TV trend in mining Gen X and Gen Y nostalgia for project ideas, Fox has bought a half-hour comedy loosely based on the Tom Hanks movie “Big” from “Enliste...
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Robin Williams: Autopsy Results Delayed for Another Month
Results were originally due back Sept. 30read more
Cartoon Network Sets Premiere For Miniseries ‘Over The Garden Wall’
Cartoon Network’s first animated miniseries “Over The Garden Wall” is set to make its debut on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., and will run over five consecutive nights. The ten-episode mystery ad...
Fox News Tops Cable Ratings in Third-Quarter Primetime For First Time
In a busy summer for big news stories, Fox News Channel topped all of ad-supported cable in third-quarter ratings, standing as the most-watched network in weekday primetime for the first time since 20...
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Marketing Exec Jack Pan Joins Robert Simonds' New Studio
Formerly at Disney and Summit, he will serve as president of motion picture marketingread more
Fox Buys ‘Big’ Adaptation From ‘Enlisted’ Duo
Somebody dust off and fire up the Zoltar Speaks machine. Fox has acquired a half-hour comedy loosely based on the 1988 Tom Hanks film “Big.” The project comes from Kevin Biegel and Mike Ro...
Bill O'Reilly Rips Stephen Colbert for Mocking Him: He Has ‘No Bleeping Clue’ (Video)
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly tore into Stephen Colbert on Monday's episode of “The O'Reilly Factor,” using his Tip of the Day segment to call out the Comedy Central host for a r...
‘The View’ Targets Walmart Over Insensitive Tracy Morgan Seatbelt Remarks (Video)
The ladies of “The View” called out Walmart — one of their show's sponsors — on Tuesday morning following the company's response to the Tracy Morgan lawsuit. Morgan f...
For Your Consideration: A24 Makes Its First Major Play At Oscar With 'A Most Violent Year'
One of the last films to officially enter this year's Oscar race will be J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year" -- which A24 announced would get a qualifying run, just a few days before AFI FE...
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TV Premiere Week Rankings: NBC Stays on Top, CBS Grows and Both Can Thank the NFL
DVR projections can't mask losses — but at least everyone has something to brag aboutread more

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