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'Under the Dome' Enlists Dwight Yoakam
He'll recur on the second season of the CBS drama as a guy with ties to Dean Norris' Big Jim.read more
Australia Flooded With Streaming and Netflix Isn’t Even There Yet
Australia is an odd market for entertainment. English-language fans of Hollywood content abound in densely populated major cities. But pay-TV penetration is a measly 30%, and the modest broadband infr...
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Broadcasters Try to Drag NCC Media Into FCC Fight Over Joint Sales Deals
Broadcasters have launched a counterstrike against the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to restrict TV joint sales agreements by asking the agency to look into similar sales arrangem...
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Make Out Every Season and Other Fun Facts from 'Parks and Recreation' at Paleyfest
"She's a responsible, smart woman, but she will drop all of that the minute she can fuck something up. [...] I think that's a really great approach to life." So stated Aubrey Plaza about her character...
Giorgio Armani And Rai Cinema Team Up On ‘Films of City Frames’ Initiative
ROME - Italy’s Rai Cinema and fashion designer Giorgio Armani have teamed up on “Films of City Frames,” a combined philantropic/promotional initiative that will finance shorts by si...
Kurt Fuller to Co-star With Taryn Manning in ‘A Light Beneath Their Feet’
“Psych” actor Kurt Fuller is set to co-star with Taryn Manning and Madison Davenport in the indie “A Light Beneath Their Feet.” Valerie Weiss is directing with Jeffrey Loeb and...
Erica Rivinoja to Pen Will Packer’s Untitled Girl’s Trip Film For Universal
Erica Rivinoja will write the screenplay for the untitled girl’s trip project for Universal Pictures. “Ride Along” producer Will Packer is producing and “The Best Man’s Holid...
‘Frozen’ Tops Amazon’s List of Bestselling Kids’ Titles Since 2001
Disney’s Oscar-winning animated pic “Frozen” was just released on DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday, but based on pre-order sales alone, it has already iced out the competition and landed the top spot on ...
‘South Park’ Writer to Take ‘Girl's Trip’ With Malcolm D. Lee, Universal
Universal Pictures has hired “South Park” veteran Erica Rivinoja to write the screenplay for Malcolm D. Lee's comedy “Untitled Girls Trip Project,” the studio announced Wed...
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'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2' Writer Tapped for Universal's Girl's Trip Project
Erica Rivinoja will pen the script for the currently untitled project, which will be directed by Malcolm D. Lee.read more
ABC Sets Finale Dates for ‘Resurrection,’ ‘Agents of SHIELD’ and Others
ABC has announced season finale dates for its current series, which include an early-May finish for hot new drama “Resurrection” and expanded closers for vets “The Middle” and ...
ABC Finale Dates: Extended Season-Enders for ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘The Middle’
Set your DVRs. ABC has released its season finale dates for spring. They begin with “The Neighbors” on Friday, April 11 and continue through the Wednesday, May 21 season-enders for comedie...
Obama Moves From ‘Two Ferns’ to ‘Ellen’
President Barack Obama is following up his triumphant appearance on “Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis” with an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Obama will appe...
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'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley on Theo James: 'He's Such a Solid Human'
At the Westwood premiere, Woodley tells THR she's lucky to have her co-star along with her on the whirlwind press tour: "It's nice to have a rock among the waves."read more
Jimmy Carter to Appear on ‘Letterman’
Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, will drop in on CBS's “Late Show With David Letterman” on March 24, the network said Wednesday. The former peanut farmer will be ...
Stephen Friedman Makes a Cameo in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Opener
Former head of Goldman Sachs Stephen Friedman seems to have traded the world of finance for the realm of warriors and dragons – if only for a few brief seconds. Friedman, who also worked in the Whit...
Tom Hanks Gets Hardcore Gangsta Rap Makeover, Son Signals Approval (NSFW)
Tom Hanks has been given a very not-safe-for-work gangsta rap makeover by a comedic hip-hop group, earning the thumbs up from his rapper son. Rap duo Buckwheat Groats paid an irreverent tribute to the...
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How Vimeo’s Staff Picks Became the Next Great Talent Finder
"The Maze Runner" director Wes Ball was discovered by the heat-seeking team at the popular streaming site.read more
Anne Sweeney’s Disney Exit Heightens Focus on Bob Iger Succession Plan
Call it a show-within-a-show. A second succession drama has burst onto the scene at Disney with the March 11 disclosure that Anne Sweeney will step down from her executive perch as Disney/ABC TV Group...
More Brands But Fewer Big Ideas at SXSW
As more than 70,000 badge-holders converged in Austin for the 28th annual South by Southwest Festival, the sheer magnitude of films, startups and networking sessions should have produced the next grea...

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