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Disney XD Orders Jon Heder Animated Series ‘Pickle & Peanut’
Disney XD has ordered “Pickle & Peanut,” an animated buddy comedy featuring Jon Heder and Johnny Pemberton. Series hails from “Fish Hooks” creator Noah Z. Jones and develop...
Spike Lee on ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’ and Hollywood’s Diversity Problem
Spike Lee’s latest horror film, “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus,” is about a couple of bloodsuckers, but don’t call them vampires. “This is not a vampire story,” Lee says from his pro...
AT&T, DirecTV To Pitch Capitol Hill on Benefits of Merger
AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billio...
TMZ Wrongful Termination Lawsuit: Former Producer Accused of Using ‘N-Word,’ Defending Blackface
TMZ has been sued by former producer Jarrett Gaeta for wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of good faith and emotional duress. In the lawsuit obtained by TheWrap, plaintiff Gaeta claims t...
Spike Lee Wants Carmelo Anthony Back on NY Knicks, Says Team ‘Dodged Bullet’ on Steve Kerr
Carmelo Anthony opted out of the final year of his contract with the Knicks on Monday, making the 30-year-old forward a free agent. As the perennial All-Star begins to test the waters, the Knicks̵...
CAA Acquires Experiential Marketing Company PGW
Creative Artists Agency has acquired PGW, a full-service experiential marketing company, the agency announced Monday, though terms of the deal were not disclosed. Launched in 1998 and led by seasoned...
Veteran Publicist Fritz Friedman to Exit Sony Pictures After 34 Years
Veteran publicist Fritz Friedman is leaving Sony Pictures at the end of summer, the studio confirmed Monday, after more than 34 years of leading publicity efforts for home entertainment and, more rece...
CAA Acquires Experiental Marketing Firm PGW
CAA has acquired PGW, a full-service experiential marketing company. The company, led by Russ Jones, launched in 1998 and now covers everything from sports marketing to mobile and live event campaigns...
Lindsay Buckingham Buys Again in Brentwood
YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: The long-legged blond at Trulia Luxe Living revealed that Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsay Buckingham just bought a third home in the same pocket of L.A.’s quietly swank Brentwood ...
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Dogs Drive Vine Views for Milk-Bone
Dog treat brand Milk-Bone is wrapping up its first Vine initiative tomorrow, with some interesting results on what works on the six-second video app. Milk-Bone worked with VaynerMedia and its sister...
Tandem and Canal Plus Unveils International Cast of ‘Spotless’
PARIS– Miranda Raison (“24: Live Another Day”), Brendan Coyle (“Downton Abbey”), Marc-André Grondin(“C.R.A.Z.Y”) and Denis Ménochet (“Inglouriou...
Could President Obama Be Desert Bound?
YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: President Obama and the First Lady can’t hardly cross the damn street without an avalanche of rumors they’re on the mad hunt for a post-White House residence. In 2012 there wa...
Broadway Box Office: Tourism, Tonys Keep ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ on the Rise
It only took eight months, but “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” is finally inching closer to hit-show numbers. After sweating out an entire season of slow to middling sales, producers of...
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J'Accuse! Marissa Mayer Was Late to the Table, Leaving Ad Execs Miffed at Cannes
Marissa Mayer is being accused of a major faux pas—sleeping through a big dinner meeting with advertisers at Cannes. The Yahoo CEO was two hours late to the table last week and blamed a length...
Netflix Renews PBS Deal for Multiple Series and Specials (Exclusive)
Netflix will continue streaming multiple PBS kids’ series, Ken Burns documentaries and other fare under an extension with the pubcaster covering subscribers in the U.S. Terms of the deal were no...
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Whitey Bulger's Santa Monica Apartment Up For Rent
The Boston crime kingpin who inspired Jack Nicholson's "The Departed" character hid there in plain sight for over a decade.read more
Adam Levine, Fun's Nate Ruess to Intro Bill Clinton DOMA Message at Logo TV's ‘Trailblazers’ (Exclusive)
Just hours before Logo TV is set to tape its inaugural “Trailblazers” event, TheWrap has learned that “Maroon 5” frontman Adam Levine and Fun frontman Nate Ruess will be kickin...
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'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus': Film Review
Spike Lee's Kickstarted feature remakes Bill Gunn's 1973 Blaxploitation film "Ganja and Hess."read more
ABC's ‘Rising Star’ Leaves West Coast Feeling Left Out of the Party
ABC's big, live, social singing competition should've been fun for all who viewed it. But after airing live in three time zones, the West Coast was left feeling like just a spectator rather th...
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Will Dov Charney's Ouster Affect American Apparel's Marketing?
American Apparel is sorting out the tumultuous departure of CEO Dov Charney. The man, known for being politically incorrect and often nude, was allegedly fired for misusing company money and allowin...

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