BBC Trust Approves Transformation of BBC 3 to Online-Only Channel
The BBC has approved a plan to transform the BBC 3 linear channel into an online-only service. Talk of shuttering BBC 3 as a linear service has been in the the air for some time. The BBC Trust on Tues...
Binge-Viewing Is Becoming a Less Shameful Activity: Survey
Fewer people cringe about the binge, according to a new survey. Over the last two years, the negative perception of binge-viewing TV series — watching three or more episodes in on day — ...
Mark Cuban Invests in Unikrn Esports Betting Startup
Billionaire Mark Cuban has placed a bet on Unikrn, a startup that lets users gamble on esports videogame competitions, as part of a $7 million funding round led by venture-capital firm Binary Capita...
How Narragansett Beer Rebuilt Its Brand With a Meager $100,000 Media Budget
It's not often that a 125-year-old brand can reinvigorate itself without a complete reinvention. But that's what Narragansett Brewing Company has been able to do. With a shoestring media bud...
26% of Millennials Give Fake Birthdays to Score Better Online Deals
Would you fake a birthday to get an online deal? What about hiring a personal consultant to make sure you're getting the most out of your frequent-flyer miles? Those are just two of the tricks ...
What I Learned Judging the Innovation Lions, Where Actions Are the World's Best Ads
Cannes Lions was born out of the Cannes Film Festival in the 1950s. And so, unsurprisingly, its origins were in narrative filmmaking—it awarded good commercials. Billboards weren't added u...
Sony to Raise $3.58 Billion of Fresh Funds
Japan’s Sony Corp is to raise a total of $3.58 billion (JPY440 billion) from a share and bond offering.
‘Star Wars,’ ‘Spectre,’ ‘Avengers’ Help Boost Pinewood’s Revenue to Record High
LONDON — Pinewood Group, which runs production facilities in several countries, reported record annual revenue on Tuesday. The company received a boost from hosting “Star Wars: Episode VII...
‘Scream’ Review: Slasher-Parody Movie Franchise Slays TV
The biggest problem with new MTV horror series “Scream” is that adults are involved at all — otherwise, the horror romp rejoices in its teen terror. Based on the ’90s film ser...
China Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Unshakable Amid Surging Revenues
The country's box office passed $3.22 billion in 180 days, 66 days faster than last year.read more
Mexico Pulls Out of Miss Universe Over Donald Trump’s Racist Comments
The backlash against Donald Trump continued on Monday night as Mexico pulled out of the Miss Universe pageant all together. Mexico will not send a contestant to this year’s Miss Universe after p...
Sony Corp. to Raise $3.6B Through Stock and Bond Issue, Share Price Plunges
Entertainment to electronics conglomerate to raise funds in Japanese and international markets to invest in growth business sectors. read more
9 Blowhards to Replace Donald Trump on ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’
When NBC announced it was cutting ties with Donald Trump on Monday due to “derogatory” statements made by the real estate mogul, the network also said that it would be continuing with &...
‘Star Trek 3’ Director Justin Lin Reveals New Title, Starfleet Uniform First Look (Photo)
Director Justin Lin revealed the title of “Star Trek 3” on Monday in a tweet that would have made even the most  die-hard Trekkies proud. “Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #Sta...
Britney Spears Fires Back at Iggy Azalea With Dig About Her Canceled Tour
After joining forces for “Pretty Girls,” Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea are now at each other’s throats — on social media at least. The pair have exchanged a string of bitchy t...
Geraldo Rivera Likens NY’s ‘Excitement’ Over Donald Trump’s Presidential Run to 9/11; Talks Anti-Mexican Remarks (Video)
Geraldo Rivera defended Donald Trump’s polarizing personality during a discussion of his GOP presidential run. The Fox News host described Trump’s bid for the White House as a big deal in ...
Paul Rudd, Stan Lee, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly Super-Sized at ‘Ant-Man’ L.A. Premiere (Photos)
“Ant-Man” may be small in stature but it is big in star power, as the Hollywood premiere for Marvel’s latest movie offering proved on Monday. Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Evange...
Off Broadway Review: ‘Shows for Days’ with Patti Lupone, Michael Urie
Another play about the coming of age of an artistically inclined boy? Bor-ring. Douglas Carter Beane tries to minimize the ho-hum factor in “Shows for Days,” his own entry into that over...
‘The View’ Eyes Molly Sims to Join Michelle Collins in Steady Co-Host Rotation for 5th Seat
ABC’s “The View” is considering making change a permanent part of its host lineup. Actress Molly Sims is being considered as a regular guest co-host on the show, individuals close to...
‘Magic Mike XXL’ and ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Light Fuse on July 4 Box Office
With Paramount’s Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi epic “Terminator: Genisys” and Warner Bros.’ male stripper tale “Magic Mike: XXL” opening Wednesday and holdovers R...

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