'Mad Men' Series Finale: Tim Goodman on a Masterful and Difficult Achievement
THR's chief TV critic looks at how creator Matt Weiner serviced all the major characters with mostly upbeat but not saccharine endings, while deftly concluding Don Draper's seven-season existential cr...
Cannes: Magnolia Buys Desplechin’s ‘Day’
Magnolia Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to Arnaud Desplechin’s “My Golden Day” (Trois Souvenirs de Ma Jeunesse). Pic unspooled in the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Fes...
Cannes Film Review: ‘The Measure of a Man’
Literally translated, the title of the new Stephane Brize movie means “Market Law,” but it is even better served by its English-language substitute, “The Measure of a Man.”
Cannes: Magnolia Pictures Picks Up ‘My Golden Days’
Magnolia Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to Arnaud Desplechin’s “My Golden Days” (“Trois Souvenirs de Ma Jeunesse”), a drama screening in the Directors Fortnight si...
Executive Moves Position Japan’s WOWOW For Interactive Era
Nobuya Wazaki has been promoted from president to chairman at Japanese pay-TV group WOWOW. It also hired Akira Tanaka as president.
Cannes: Russia’s Wizart Racks Up Sales on ‘Snow Queen’ Franchise, ‘Sheep and Wolves’ (EXCLUSIVE)
CANNES — Russian animation house Wizart Animation has closed further deals at Cannes on the “Snow Queen” franchise, “Sheep and Wolves” and “Urfin and His Wooden Soldiers.” New projec...
'Mad Men' Cast and Crew Raise One Last Glass to the Series at Animated Finale Party
The AMC drama celebrates its series ender, with Matthew Weiner, Jon Hamm and most major players, in downtown Los Angeles. read more
Cannes Film Review: ‘Journey to the Shore’
A piano teacher goes on a second honeymoon of sorts with her missing husband when he returns as a ghost in "Journey to the Shore," Kiyoshi Kurosawa's competent return to human drama in the vein of "To...
‘Mad Men’ Live Read in Perfect Harmony with Finale
As “Mad Men” closes its accounts for the last time, AMC and Film Independent found a unique way to celebrate the Madison Avenue period drama that fans have loved (and sometimes mocked) for...
Cannes: Animated ‘Hell’ Picked Up by Freestyle (EXCLUSIVE)
Freestyle Releasing has acquired all North American rights to animated comedy “Hell and Back” and set a Sept. 25 release date. Voice cast includes Mila Kunis, Nick Swarsdon, Danny McBride,...
5 Epic Scenes That Saved the Mad Men Finale
Well, that was...unexpected. In Mad Men's penultimate episode last Sunday, creator Matthew Weiner had opened the door to that rarest of events: a series finale in which anything seemed possible...
Review: 'Mad Men' Series Finale, Season 7 Episode 14, 'Person to Person' Ends an Era with Empathy
LAST WEEK'S REVIEW: 'Mad Men' Season 7 Episode 13 'The Milk and Honey Route' Finds Joy and Sorrow Immediate Reaction:And the world keeps spinning. After months of debate over the finale and year...
24 Hours in Advertising: Monday, May 18, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: David Lynch returns to Twin Peaks Just one month after parting ways with Sho...
How Lee Daniels Drew on His Own Life to Shape Empire, TV's Surprise Hit
Scratch the surface of Fox's monster hit drama Empire and you'll find a whole lot of truths that are based on the experiences of Lee Daniels, who created the series with his partner, Danny S...
Multicultural Talent Is Surging on TV and Winning Mainstream Audiences
Hardly anyone was more surprised than Dana Walden at the ratings surge Fox midseason entrant Empire enjoyed following its Jan. 7 debut. She expected a lift but not to the degree it did shoot up. But...
How the Ad Industry Can Be Truly Inventive (and Effective) Again
Once upon a time, not too long ago, being an adman or woman was a pretty sweet gig. Not just because of the glamour, the Mad Men-type excesses, the bottomless expense accounts and four-week shoots i...
Infographic: Exclusive Look Inside Nielsen Ratings Shows Who's Watching and When
It's not a question that time shifting has become ubiquitous, but what's been less clear is its impact on C3 and C7—and how many people are really seeing commercials beyond C3, on whic...
Fall's 5 Biggest Time Slot Battles
The broadcast upfronts week was full of buzzwords like "big data" and "viewability," but as usual, each presentation came down to content and which new shows viewers are going to...
Taylor Swift Wins Big at Billboard Music Awards 2015: The Complete Winners List
Taylor Swift was the big winner at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, taking home eight trophies including awards for Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Dig...
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce': TV Review
Kris Jenner and her daughters react to Bruce Jenner's decision to transition in this "very special episode" of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians.'read more

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