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What Viacom Has to Show for Seven Years of Pursuing YouTube (Analysis)
The content giant has spent millions of dollars to shape copyright more
Disney Plans Third ‘Cars,’ ‘The Incredibles 2′
Walt Disney Company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday that Pixar plans to produce a third installment of its “Cars” franchise, and a sequel for “The Incredibles.” The executive made ...
‘Star Wars’ Plot Details Revealed: Episode VII Will Take Place 30 Years After ‘Jedi’
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Tuesday that “Star Wars: Episode VII” starts shooting in May and that it takes place 30 years after the events of “Return of the Jedi.” In Tuesday...
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Brittany Murphy's Final Movie 'Something Wicked' Premiering in Oregon
The thriller will debut at Regal Cinemas in Eugene on April more
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FCC's Clyburn Holds Swing Vote on Limiting TV Joint Sales Deals
The ultimate fate of the Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to close the ownership loophole on TV stations joint sales agreements may lie with fellow Democratic ...
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TLC Is Back in the Kate Gosselin Business
The former reality star and face of the cable network has signed on for a one-hour "catch-up" special about her eight children. read more
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Sofia Coppola to Direct 'Little Mermaid' for Universal
Joe Wright had been attached to helm the live-action project that is being produced by Working Title. read more
‘Modern Family’ Co-Creator Steve Levitan Re-Ups With 20th TV
“Modern Family” co-creator Steve Levitan is sticking with 20th Century Fox Television. Levitan has extended his overall deal with the studio, in a move that will keep him with 20th for at ...
‘The Maze Runner’ Releases Official Trailer (WATCH)
Fans of James Dashner’s YA novel “The Maze Runner” have gotten the first trailer for the film adaptation from director Wes Ball, and it’s as action-packed as they could have ho...
The Weinsteins Sign On To Scripted Series 'Death in the Modern Age'
Dimension Television and Entertainment One Television are partnering to produce “Death in the Modern Age,” an original series created and written by Josh Shaffer and Eli Kooris and produced by Bob...
L.A. Station Veteran Al Jerome to Retire from KCETLink
After 18 years in public broadcasting, Al Jerome will step down as president-CEO of Los Angeles’ KCETLink later this year. Jerome said Tuesday he would step down within six months after helping ...
Natalie Morales to Run Boston Marathon in Honor of Bombing Victims (Video)
Avid runner and “Today” show anchor Natalie Morales is lacing up for a good cause. “I'm making it my goal to run the Boston Marathon,” Morales told viewers on Tuesday. R...
Sofia Coppola to Direct Universal and Working Title’s ‘Little Mermaid’
Sofia Coppola is in negotiations to direct “The Little Mermaid” for Working Title and Universal. Caroline Thompson will rewrite the script with previous drafts penned by Kelly Marcel and A...
Sundance Entry 'Last Days in Vietnam' Gets Theatrical Release
American Experience Films has announced the theatrical release of the new documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," from director Rory Kennedy ("Ethel," "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib"). It will open in New York on ...
Variety’s ‘Muppets’ Cover Appears On ‘Tonight Show’
Kermit the Frog went on Monday’s “The Tonight Show” to discuss his upcoming “Muppets” sequel. And while he and Jimmy Fallon bonded over the awkwardness of a naked frog si...
Why the Viacom-YouTube Case Wasn’t a Giant Waste of Time
It would be tempting to dismiss Viacom’s seven-year litigation against Google and YouTube — alleging a massive conspiracy to illicitly make money from the media company’s content ...
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'Breaking Bad's' Betsy Brandt Joins Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' (Exclusive)
The "Michael J. Fox Show" alum will portray the new secretary to Michael Sheen's Dr. William more
‘Glee’s’ Booster Program Stikes Just the Right Notes
While “Glee” has certainly raised the consciousness of primetime auds regarding the importance of music programs in schools and acceptance of LGBT teens, the Gleeks in the cast and behind the scen...
‘Glee’ Breaks New Artists and Turns Kitsch Into Classics
Five seasons, 100 episodes and 62 million song sales later, it’s easy to underestimate just how odd “Glee’s” business model must have looked to songwriters, label execs and music retailers upo...
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Miley Cyrus' Family Tour Bus Catches Fire (Video)
The pop singer's sister Noah posted videos of the bus engulfed in more