24 Hours in Advertising: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Five married couples talk about how they run creative agencies together and what some of their greatest challenges are. Plus, Mindy Kaling talks about the transition from Fox to Hulu.  New on...
Chuck Todd Returns to MSNBC, Other Changes Imminent
MSNBC’s hard news pivot continues as Chuck Todd will return to the network to host a weekday show. An insider familiar with the situation told TheWrap says the “Meet the Press” moder...
Fox News’ Roger Ailes Responds to Rupert Murdoch-Donald Trump Flap
“My relationship with Rupert has never been better — I talked to him three times today, and none of the conversations involved Donald Trump or the New York Times,” Ailes tells THR of the media c...
VidCon Matures as Hollywood Descends
The fifth annual online video conference runs July 23 through July 25 in Anaheim. read more
IMAX Celebrates Highest Sales Quarter Ever Thanks to Record Box Office
IMAX and Comcast are both celebrating the shared successes of “Jurassic World” and “Furious 7” Thursday morning. The huge-screen company just posted its top sales quarter ever ...
European Union Launches Anti-Trust Case Against Sky, Hollywood Studios
LONDON — The European Union has launched an anti-trust case against pay TV operator Sky and six major Hollywood studios. The EU argues that consumers from across Europe should be allowed access ...
Jimmie Walker on Friend Bill Cosby: I Assumed "Everybody Knew About All These Women"
"He's gone forever and ever," the 'Good Times' star said.read more
‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ Broadband Lift Comcast Q2 Profit 7.3%
Comcast Corp. saw its second-quarter net income rise more than 7% as audiences flocked to movies from itsUniversal division and more customers picked up high-speed Internet service from its cable unit...
‘Furious 7,’ ‘Jurassic World’ Fuel Comcast Revenue and Earnings Increases in Q2
“Furious 7” and “Jurassic World” were such big box office hits that they nudged up NBCUniversal parent company Comcast’s second quarter revenue and earnings per share (EP...
Hollywood Studios, Sky U.K. Hit With European Pay TV Antitrust Complaint
Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Sony, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. are accused of illegally restricting access to content.read more
Imax Posts Highest Quarterly Revenue in History on Summer Movie Strength
Thanks to summer smashes like “Jurassic World” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Imax reported its highest quarterly revenue in company history on Thursday. The big screen company...
Venice Critics’ Week Section Announces Lineup Of Promising First Works
The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week has unveiled its lineup, comprising ten first works – eight of which world preems – featuring new pics from continental Europe, Turkey, the U.K...
How to Run a Successful Creative Shop When Your Partner Is Also Your Spouse
Building a successful business is no easy feat, and neither is sustaining a successful marriage. Put the two together, and there are bound to be challenges and arguments every now and then. But ther...
Mobile-Game Studio SGN Lands $130 Million from Korea’s Netmarble
SGN, a fast-growing developer of freemium mobile games like “Cookie Jam,” has banked $130 million from Netmarble Games, the top mobile-games publisher in South Korea. The deal makes Netm...
San Sebastian: ‘Truman,’ ‘Apostate,’ ‘Eva’ Set For Competition
MADRID – Cesc Gay’s “Truman,” Federico Veiroj’s “The Apostate” and Pablo Aguero’s “Eva Doesn’t Sleep” will face off in competition at September’s 63rd San Sebastian Film Festiv...
Lucy Boynton, Nick Moran Join ‘Don’t Knock Twice’
LONDON — Lucy Boynton (“Miss Potter,” “Ballet Shoes,” “Mo”) and Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” both “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” movies) will jo...
Pay-TV Operator Sky Takes Majority Stake in Blast!
LONDON — Pan-European pay-TV operator Sky has taken a majority stake in Blast! Films, the independent production company responsible for series “The Supervet,” “The Route Maste...
‘Sharknado 3’ Chomps Onto Syfy and Sparks a Twitter Tsunami
The overwhelming success of “Sharknado” was a shock to everyone when the made-for-TV disaster film catapulted onto screens in 2013, but by the third go around we all knew the latest crea...
Judd Apatow Blasts Bill Cosby to CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘He Hasn’t Really Paid Any Price’
Judd Apatow has been eager to slam Bill Cosby at any given opportunity and his latest media platform was Don Lemon’s “CNN Tonight” show on Wednesday, where he called the sexual ass...
Chris DeWolfe’s Mobile Games Studio SGN Scores $130 Million Netmarble Investment
U.S. mobile games studio SGN on Wednesday announced an investment of $130 million from Netmarble Games, the No. 1 mobile games publisher in South Korea. “Through this major investment from Net...

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