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Amazon—Not YouTube—Acquires Twitch
In a surprising move, leading gaming-themed streaming video portal Twitch announced today that it has been purchased by Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce company confirmed the deal, saying i...
Lolflix Partners With Hulu to Create Comedy Festival Channel
Hulu and Lolflix are creating a new channel for laughs. Lolflix partnered with the online subscription service to create and expand its audience for the annual Santa Barbara LOL Comedy Festival, creat...
Broadway Box Office: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Gets a New Star in a Slow Week
Two shows closed, one began previews and one got a new star as Broadway shifted some pieces around last week in advance of the fall season. Andrew Rannells (“Girls,” “The Book of Mor...
New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, ...
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VMAs: Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, 5 Seconds of Summer Top Social Moments
Which Beyonce track was her medley's most Shazamed moment?read more
Emmy Attendees Stay Cool as Early Operations Run Smoothly
So far, so cool. Shortly before the Emmy red carpet opened, publicists and reporters strolled the walkway, pleasantly surprised by the temperate weather and the ease of the carpet’s straight-lin...
Top 10 Twitter TV Ratings: MTV VMAs Crush Competition Across Social Site
Sorry, “Pretty Little Liars” — You weren't even close. The 2014 MTV “Video Music Awards” handily beat every other TV show over the past week on Twitter, according to ...
Pornhub Sexes Up the Emmys With Parodies of 'House of Cards,' 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'Mad Men'
Because everything today needs to have some sort of connection to the Emmys, Pornhub (the web site devoted to, well, you know) has released a series of posters that celebrate its potential picks in th...
Happy Birthday, Tim Burton! Here Are Indiewire's Favorite Tim Burton Scenes
Bela Lugosi Fights a Mechanical Octopus - "Ed Wood" (1994) Dana Harris, Editor-in-Chief/General Manager Burton's probably most beloved for his Johnny Depp-fueled gothic fantasias, but in &qu...
‘The Comeback’ Season 2 Trailer: Lisa Kudrow Yearns For the Paparazzi (Video)
Valerie Cherish has just completed a rite of passage in the world of modern fame: Dealing with the paparazzi. Unfortunately for Cherish, her encounter with the shutterbugs involved trying to cut throu...
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Emmys: Watch the Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet
TV's biggest stars hit the Nokia Theatreread more
Adele Haenel, Anais Demoustier and Reda Kateb Among Unifrance’s 10 Talents To Watch
PARIS– Adele Haenel (“Love at First Fight”), Anais Demoustier (“The New Girlfriend”) and Reda Kateb (“Lost River”) are among the 10 Talents to Watch selected ...
Viggo Mortensen’s Cannes Winner ‘Jauja’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Cinema Guild has bought all U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Lisandro Alonso’s “Jauja,” which is produced by and stars Viggo Mortensen. “Jauja” premiered in Un Certain Regard at t...
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Our Live Coverage of the 2014 Emmys Starts at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET
Get ready for TV's biggest night of the yearread more
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Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day Join New Line's 'Vacation' (Exclusive)
Ed Helms is playing Rusty Griswold in the comedyread more
Prince to Release Two New Albums in September
Prince will release two new albums on Sept. 30, the artist announced on Monday. The members of his collaborating band 3rdEyeGirl appeared on “Good Morning America” to break the news. Princ...
LIVE Red Carpet Stream from the Emmy Awards
Follow the red carpet fashions and interviews at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in downtown Los Angeles.
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Travel + Leisure Names New Editor
Travel + Leisure has found a replacement for longtime editor in chief Nancy Novogrod, who announced last month that she’d be retiring after more than 20 years on the job. Time Inc. announced t...
Amazon to Buy Twitch for Nearly $1 Billion
Amazon will buy video service Twitch Interactive Inc. for nearly $1 billion, negating talk that Google was going to be the tech giant to purchase the online hub for gamers. Amazon will acquire all of ...
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Amazon to Acquire Live-Streaming Service Twitch for Nearly $1 Billion
The deal comes after months of speculation that Google would acquire the San Francisco startupread more