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A&E Pulls Another Show From Its Lineup: Breaking Boston
That needle scratch you hear is A&E pulling new reality show Breaking Boston off its prime-time lineup after just one airing—the show debuted to an anemic 313,000 total viewers (suggesting...
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'20/20' Host Elizabeth Vargas to Pen Alcoholism Memoir
The ABC newswoman will write about her long struggle with addiction in a book to be published in 2016.read more
‘Noah’ Has Strong Start in Korea With $1.1 Million
In its first opening market, the biblical-themed epic “Noah” opened on 730 screens in Korea and grossed $1.1 million—the highest opening day in 2014 for the territory. Paramount-New Reg...
'The Who' Documentary 'Lambert & Stamp' Acquired by Sony Pictures Classics
Anyone wondering just how 'The Who' came to creation should be delighted at the news that the documentary "Lambert & Stamp," which recently premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to rave revi...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: DIY Digital Distribution, PlayStation Original Series and More
1. DIY Digital Distribution: For new filmmakers, finding ways to get people to see their films is just as much of a struggle as making them in the first place. Even for those films that make it in...
Police Deny Kurt Cobain Death Investigation ‘Reopened’
Kurt Cobain made headlines Thursday after a news report claimed a Seattle cold-case detective had recently “reopened” the singer's death. Local television station KIRO 7 broke the stor...
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New Photos From Kurt Cobain Suicide Released by Seattle Police
A police detective re-examined the case files in connection with the Nirvana frontman's suicide.read more
Twitter Adds One-Click Video Playback — Which It Claims Delivers Huge Results
Twitter just became a more attractive home for premium, short-form video content. The social media company launched a new way for partners to present video in tweets: Now, video previews can appear in...
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'Scandal's' Shooting Victim Speaks Out: 'I Don't Think He Deserved to Die'
Spoiler alert: "It was a tough pill to swallow and took me a long time to wrap my head around," the actor tells THR. read more
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Viacom, Tumblr Team Up to Offer Co-Branded Campaigns
Viacom has been making good use of popular blogging platform Tumblr in the recent past and now it looks like the partnership is official: the two organizations will offer “co-branded campaigns...
Sony Pictures Classics Buys The Who Docu ‘Lambert & Stamp’
Sony Pictures Classics announced Thursday it has acquired North American and select overseas rights to James D. Cooper’s documentary “Lambert & Stamp,” which premiered at this ye...
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FTC Study Reveals How Alcohol Advertisers Use Digital Marketing
Keeping tabs on marketing alcohol to underage consumers, the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday released its fourth study of self-regulation in the alcohol industry.  While there are no head...
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Yelp, YP Partner in Local Advertising Deal
The company formerly known as the Yellow Pages, YP, has announced a new partnership with Yelp. YP, with its vast business reach across the U.S. and a significant mobile product, will now connect its...
Box Office: ‘Divergent’ Set to Unite Fans for $60 Million-Plus Opening
Legions of “Divergent” fans are poised to fuel a $60 million-plus domestic opening for the Lionsgate-Summit film, which will handily win the weekend ahead of Disney’s family-targeted...
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How Brands Are Selling the First Day of Spring
You know it’s been a seriously awful winter when the first day of spring becomes a reason for a major marketing promotion. From national movie chains to local restaurants, everyone is using to...
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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'
James D. Cooper's film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, follows two would-be filmmakers who discovered The Who.read more
Criticism of President Obama’s NCAA Bracket Ignores Media Reality
There is a contingent in the U.S. media that will take umbrage over every non-serious thing President Obama does. And before the next president is sworn in, maybe it’s time to realize just how inten...
Nashville Film Festival Announces 2014 Program, Including 'Identical' Opener
This year marks the Nashville Film Festival's (NaFF) 45th anniversary, making it one of the oldest in the country. Beginning April 17, the Festival will open with Nashville-centered film "The Identica...
‘Noah’ Starts Fast With $1.1 Million First Day at Korean Box Office
The Russell Crowe Biblical saga “Noah” got off to a fast start overseas debut. The effects-heavy action epic from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises took in $1.1 million from 730 s...
'Bad Words' Gets a Reddit-Inspired Exclusive Poster Along With Two New Clips
Jason Bateman's directorial debut "Bad Words" just hit theaters in limited release, and Bateman's found a colorful way to promote his film before it expands on March 21 and 28. Following a Reddit "Ask...

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