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VMAs: Which Performance Triggered the Biggest Sales Spike?
"Bang Bang" all over the iTunes chartsread more
NBC's ‘The Blacklist’ Acquired by Netflix for $2 Million Per Episode
“The Blacklist” just earned a lot of green. The NBC series, which stars James Spader, has been acquired by Netflix for the hefty sum of $2 million per episode, an individual with knowledge...
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Twitter Offers Analytics Dashboard for All
Twitter rolled out an analytics dashboard to all 271 million active users Wednesday in a move that makes the site increasingly friendly to advertisers, media outposts and public figures. The new Tw...
Exclusive: Second Chances Don't Exist in TIFF Trailer for Australian Drama 'Cut Snake'
In preparation for its Toronto premiere, we've been given an exclusive trailer for "Cut Snake," an Australian thriller by award-winning director Tony Ayres.  The film follows the life ...
Watch: Patricia Clarkson and Scott Speedman Take On the Elements in Exclusive Clip from 'October Gale'
Patricia Clarkson and Canadian filmmaker Ruba Nadda have paired up once again (after the 2009 romantic drama "Cairo Time")  for the man vs. man and man vs. nature thriller, "O...
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Consumers Trade Recyclables for Burgers at McDonald's in Sweden
How do you get young people to care about recycling? Free burgers couldn't hurt. DDB Stockholm and McDonald's collaborated on a campaign in Sweden which allows customers to pay for hamburge...
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Joan Rivers Hospitalized in New York
The comedian stopped breathing while having throat surgery, according to multiple reportsread more
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Joan Rivers, Legendary Comedienne, Dies at 81
Spurned by Johnny Carson, the pull-no-punches celebrity rallied time and again to reinvent herself as a reality star and fashion criticread more
Joan Rivers Hospitalized After She Stopped Breathing During Procedure (Update)
UPDATED, Thursday 11:38 a.m. PT: An E! spokesperson told TheWrap: “E! can confirm that Joan was rushed to Mt. Sinai hospital and her daughter Melissa Rivers is en route to her side. E!, ‘F...
South Mapleton Drive Houses a Bevy of the Rich and Famous
Some folks in the know in Platinum Triangle real estate — people like real estate yenta Yolanda Yakettyyak — might argue there is not currently a more coveted address in all of Los Angeles than on...
Ted Harbert’s Ex Sells Canyon Colonial to Adam Sandler’s Partner Jack Giarraputo
Ages ago, this property gossip heard word that NBC chairman Ted Harbert’s ex-wife, Susan, floated the long-time divorced couple’s estate in Pacific Palisades as an off-market listing, with an aski...
David Chase Moves In and Out Next Door
Until her death in 2004, author and activist Susan Sontag owned and occupied a penthouse atop one of the four red brick towers that anchor the corners of the titanic London Terrace in New York’s onc...
Lucas Cruikshank Relaunches Fred, YouTube’s First Breakout Channel (Exclusive)
Fred is not dead. Lucas Cruikshank, the actor behind YouTube’s first breakout personality, Fred Figglehorn, is teaming with Collective Digital Studio to revive the channel that made him famous. ...
Santa Barbara Property Prices Up 12% In 5 Years
For those eager to escape the smog and congestion of the City of Angels — and the stifling SoCal temperatures during the height of summer — there’s no easier getaway than Santa Barbara. This ver...
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Jon Stewart on Directorial Debut 'Rosewater,' His 'Daily Show' Future and Those Israel-Gaza Comments
With his Middle East political drama hitting Toronto, he faces accusations by Iran that he took "Zionist lobby" funding; responds to critics who've called him a self-hating Jew ("I have plenty of othe...
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Rick Santorum Testing Film Distribution and Exhibition Through Churches
'One Generation Away' marks the debut effort of a new strategy from the politician-turned-studio executiveread more
Darren Aronofsky Snags Woodstock Film Festival’s Maverick Award
Director Darren Aronofsky (“Noah,” “Black Swan”) will take home the 2014 Honorary Maverick Award, the annual kudo handed out every year by the Woodstock Film Festival in upstat...
Venice Film Review: ‘Tales’
Iran’s best-known distaff helmer, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, gathers strands from her previous dramas for a summation of her career and her nation.
David Fincher Wants You to ‘Dress Normal’ With Gap Clothing (Video)
Lisbeth Salander is not going to like this: David Fincher, the director of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” and the upcoming “Gone Girl,” encourages you to “dress normal...
Box Office: Pierce Brosnan’s ‘November Man’ Opens Quietly Ahead of Labor Day Weekend
Pierce Brosnan’s “The November Man” has launched with a first-day gross of $862,000, signaling that the action thriller will probably turn in a modest performance over the Labor Day ...

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