12 Biggest Oscars Snubs and Surprises
In what was truly a roller coaster awards season, the Academy ultimately crowned “Birdman” as the best film of 2014, giving it four Oscars including the top prize of the night. “Boyhood,” Rich...
WATCH: Common and John Legend Bring Oscars Audience to Tears with ‘Glory’ Win
“Glory” songwriters Common and John Legend (aka Lonnie Lynn and John Stephens) brought the audience to tears at the 2015 Oscars ceremony, earning a standing ovation for their performance o...
Inside the Oscars Telecast: 7 Candid Instagram Moments (Photos)
The Oscars magic might have been happening on stage but the real fun was behind the scenes. The Academy gave their Instagram followers a backstage pass to their prep space Sunday night, featuring cand...
Oscars 2015 Snubs: 'Foxcatcher' Shut Out, 'American Sniper,' 'Boyhood' Win One Each
Surprise winners include best animated feature 'Big Hero 6,' upsetting favorite 'How To Train Your Dragon 2,' and 'The Imitation Game' winning best adapted screenplay over 'Whiplash.'read more
Oscars ‘Stay Weird’ With ‘Birdman,’ but Otherwise Predictable
The key phrase from the 87th Academy Awards may have been uttered by “The Imitation Game” screenwriter Graham Moore, when he encouraged kids who felt that they didn’t belong to “stay weird.”...
RIP Oscar Season: TheWrap’s In Memoriam for Awards 2014-2015 (Video)
The 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday marked the death of another long, exhausting awards season in Hollywood, and thank God, because we couldn’t take much more of what some of the biggest ce...
TV Review: ‘The 87th Academy Awards’
While it’s no surprise that the buoyancy of Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscar opening couldn’t last, seldom has an Academy Awards presentation broken down so transparently over one significant shortcom...
The 5 Biggest Surprises of the Generally Unsurprising Oscars
The 2015 Oscars were not very surprising. If you played it safe on your ballot, you probably got at least 20 correct. Which is more or less how it works these days, sadly. But there were a few morsels...
Oscars 2015 Winners Gallery: ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest,’ Eddie Remayne, Julianne Moore (Photos)
Related stories from TheWrap:Oscars 2015 Winners Gallery: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest,' Eddie Remayne, Julianne Moore (Photos)Lady Gaga Stuns With 'Sound of Music' Oscar Medley (Video)Lupita Nyong'o Ey...
Lady Gaga Stuns With ‘Sound of Music’ Oscar Medley (Video)
Lady Gaga captivated at the Oscars on Sunday night, singing a medley of songs from “The Sound of Music,” bringing a crowd of A-listers to their feet with her voice. The singer usually pl...
WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscars Opening Celebrates the Magic of Moving Pictures
Neil Patrick Harris opened the 2015 Oscars with a tongue-in-cheek song and dance number, managing to get in the now obligatory awards show joke about Kanye West’s penchant for rushing the stage ...
24 Hours in Advertising: Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Everyone loves the '90s Many brands and marketers have taken advantage o...
HelloWorld CEO on Mobile’s Role in Loyalty Programs
Specs Who Peter DeNunzio New gig CEO of HelloWorld Old gig General manager of cross-channel marketing group at Experian Marketing Services Age 56 You joined HelloWorld last fall from Experian. Wha...
Six Tips on Talking to the Post Generation
In my last Adweek column introducing the Post Generation—my nickname for the under-14 cohort, also variously referred to as Gen Z or Centennials or the Homeland Generation (among other appella...
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Hasbro's TV Strategy
What looks like an entertainment company, spends like an entertainment company and programs like an entertainment company? It's Hasbro, a toymaker. Hasbro makes not just toys but also hugely po...
A People's History of Transformers Cartoons
Hasbro has a lot of enduring intellectual property (G.I. Joe, My Little Pony) but nothing holds a candle to its long-running Transformers franchise. Its origins are borderline cynical: After acquiri...
Infographic: a Look at Kids' Media Consumption
It may not be surprising that kids in every age group are watching TV regularly, but that's far from the only way the lunchbox set are consuming media. With digital devices now a facet of everyd...
Why We're All So Stoked for the '90s
Beck wins the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Missy Elliott plays the Super Bowl halftime show, and Suge Knight is up to no good. The cool kids are wearing crop tops and Doc Martens, gas is two ...
Salt-N-Pepa Finds a Whole New Generation of Fans
No '90s playlist would be complete without such Salt-N-Pepa hits as "Shoop," "Whatta Man" and "Let's Talk About Sex." A slightly earlier hit, "Push It,&quo...
Lupita Nyong’o Eye-Popping Oscar Gown Was Dripping With 6,000 Pearls
Lupita Nyong’o didn’t take home an Oscar on Sunday like last year, but she did win the award for most intricate, unusual and — likely most –uncomfortable dress. The “12 Year...

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