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BAFTA Puts BBC Exec Anne Morrison in the Driving Seat
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed former BBC senior exec Anne Morrison — who helped relaunch hit motoring show “Top Gear” — as its chair, succeeding...
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World Cup: Germany-Brazil Semifinal Sets German TV Audience Record
Nearly 32.6 million people watched the game on ZDF, beating a 2010 high mark, while the 87.8 percent audience share ranks among the highest ever.read more
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World Cup: Germany-Brazil Becomes Most-Discussed Single Sports Game Ever on Twitter
The 35.6 million tweets during the game compare to the Super Bowl's 24.9 million as social media activity peaked with a record 580,166 tweets per minute.read more
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George Clooney Blasts 'Daily Mail' for 'Fabricated,' 'Dangerous' Story
UPDATED: The British tabloid has removed from its website a story alleging the actor's future mother-in-law is opposed to his upcoming marriage and has apologized to the actor "for any distress caused...
Anne Morrison Named New Chair of BAFTA
For the past two years, BBC veteran Anne Morrison has acted as deputy chair for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. On Wednesday, it was announced that she would be switching places with ...
Halle Berry And Jimmy Fallon Roll Around Together on ‘The Tonight Show’ (Video)
Fallon loves to do silly things with his guests on “The Tonight Show. They're usually game, but he might want take wardrobe into consideration in the future. That said, wearing a skin-tight ...
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Anne Morrison Named BAFTA Chair
UPDATED: The BBC veteran succeeds John Willis, who will serve as deputy chair for a year.read more
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Pinterest Makes It Easier to Follow E-commerce Brands
Pinterest has tweaked the popular "follow" button that marketers employ on their e-commerce sites. The social pinning platform aims to make it easier for consumers to follow a brand’...
Napping Yankees Fan Sues ESPN for $10 Million (Video)
A New York Yankees fan caught sleeping at a ballgame filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN and the network's announcers, according to a report by the LA Times. Cable viewers watching...
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Comedy Starring 'The Big Bang Theory's' Melissa Rauch Picked Up by Sony Pictures Worldwide (Exclusive)
Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch and Sebastian Stan also appear in the indie, which is currently shooting in Ohio.read more
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HBO's Michael Lombardo to Host First Lady at DNC Fundraiser in L.A.
With the mid-term elections looming, the July 15 event is the latest in a series of entertainment industry fundraisers featuring the Obamas in Los Angeles this month. read more
Obama N-Word Op-Ed Finally Published Online by WestView News
The local newspaper that shocked the nation by using the headline “The N—er in the White House” has put the full article online, so readers can see the title in context. The article ...
Rick Perry Won't Shake Obama's Hand, Wants Substantive Meeting Instead
Texas Governor Rick Perry has no interest in meeting President Barack Obama on the tarmac for a handshake and a photo-op. Obama will be arriving in Austin on Wednesday for a Democratic fundraiser. His...
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CBS Inks Rich Netflix Deal for James Patterson Drama 'Zoo'
The pact, which is believed to be paying considerably more than the roughly $900,000 Amazon is paying per episode for "Under the Dome," will offer the series immediately after the season concludes.rea...
Melbourne Festival To Showcase Australian Titles
"Mistress," "Electric Boogaloo," and "Cut Snake" add depth to Oz selections
Streamy Awards Adds More Categories, Fan Participation
The Streamy Awards, the first ever envelope-opening live streamed award show, is bumping up the amount of honors its doling out this year, the telecast announced on Wednesday. The more than ten new ca...
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Oprah Winfrey to Interview Jerry Sandusky's Adopted Son Matthew (Video)
Airing July 17, Matthew gives his first televised interview since accusing his adopted father, the former Penn State assistant coach, of sexual abuse.read more
Pre-sales Put ‘Frozen’ on Course For Japan DVD Record
Still on-theatrical release, Disney animation closes in on 'Titanic' box office
Robin Thicke's ‘Paula’ Album Fails to Woo Wife or More Than 530 People in the UK
Was “Blurred Lines” really that much of an anomaly? Robin Thicke's follow-up album, “Paula,” had the dubious honor of hitting the Official UK Chart at #200, with a paltry 5...
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Donald Sterling Offers Angry, Emotional Testimony at Clippers Ownership Trial
The 80-year-old became tearful and then antagonistic when he took to the stand in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, asking attorney Bert Fields: "What do you think I'm doing this for, ego?"read more...

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