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Comic-Con: MTV's Fandom Awards Nominations Revealed
Many nominees have ties to the annual geekfest, but a few ("Pretty Little Liars," "The Fault in Our Stars") don't. read more
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Jimmy Fallon Plays Charades with Halle Berry, Chris Colfer (Video)
Meanwhile, Joan Rivers zings Meryl Streep and Colfer addresses last week's social media confusion over his "Glee" status.read more
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Socialcon to Launch in Conjunction With Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (Exclusive)
The event will be held in August in Chicago, timed to take place concurrently with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con.read more
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CBS' 'Extant': What the Critics Are Saying
Produced by Steven Spielberg, the CBS event programming summer series stars Halle Berry as an astronaut who goes on a solo space mission and comes home pregnant.read more
Apple iTunes Sales of Disney Titles Briefly Frozen in Japan
Disagreement may stem from revenue sharing terms
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World Cup: BBC Commentator Apologizes After German Anthem Gaffe
Steve Wilson referenced the old lyrics that haven't been used since the end of World War II and Nazi rule in Germany.read more
Variety Critics’ Choice Helmer Noaz Deshe Reveals Multi-disciplinary Plans
There are barely enough hours in the day for Israel-born, Berlin-based helmer Noaz Deshe, winner of the Venice fest “Lion of the Future” for his debut “White Shadow,” to fit in his multiple pr...
World Cup: Germany-Brazil Match Scores Twitter, Facebook Records for Sports Chatter
Germany’s 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted world...
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Local Version of 'Hells Kitchen' Heading to Indonesia
The first Asian take on the hit ITV Studios format will premiere in the country this winter, hosted by local food personality Juna Rorimpandey.read more
Media Luna Acquires U.S. Indie Title ‘Buzzard‘ (EXCLUSIVE)
Swooping on a black comedy which one Variety critic hailed as the discovery of this year’s South-by-Southwest Festival, Media Luna has acquired international sales rights to Joel Potrykus’ “Buzz...
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Smirnoff Sponsors Formula One Team in Drive to Make Racing Less Elitist
Smirnoff is getting in the driver’s seat with current No. 5 ranked Formula One team Sahara Force India to do away with the velvet rope around this exclusive form of racing, shunning its tradit...
George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee’s Life in Danger
George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of...
MTV's ‘Finding Carter’ Makes Every Parent's Worst Nightmare Surprisingly Enjoyable
Along the same vein as “Switched at Birth,” MTV's latest dramatic entry looks to parental nightmares for dramatic fodder. While the ABC Family show looked at a mix-up at the hospital t...
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Bulgari Names 'Vikings' Star Alexander Ludwig as Brand Ambassador
Jared Leto and Eric Bana also made appearances at the brand's evening garden party, held during Paris Haute Couture Week.read more
Karlovy Vary Jury Prexy Luis Minarro on the Festival, and His Fiction Directorial Debut, ‘Falling Star’
The 30 films produced to date by filmmaker Luis Minarro at Barcelona’s Eddie Saeta, one of Spain’s best-known arthouse shingles, boast illustrious international recognition: a Cannes Palme d’...
BAFTA Puts BBC Exec Anne Morrison in the Driving Seat
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed former BBC senior exec Anne Morrison — who helped relaunch hit motoring show “Top Gear” — as its chair, succeeding...
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World Cup: Germany-Brazil Semifinal Sets German TV Audience Record
Nearly 32.6 million people watched the game on ZDF, beating a 2010 high mark, while the 87.8 percent audience share ranks among the highest ever.read more
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World Cup: Germany-Brazil Becomes Most-Discussed Single Sports Game Ever on Twitter
The 35.6 million tweets during the game compare to the Super Bowl's 24.9 million as social media activity peaked with a record 580,166 tweets per minute.read more
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George Clooney Blasts 'Daily Mail' for 'Fabricated,' 'Dangerous' Story
UPDATED: The British tabloid has removed from its website a story alleging the actor's future mother-in-law is opposed to his upcoming marriage and has apologized to the actor "for any distress caused...
Anne Morrison Named New Chair of BAFTA
For the past two years, BBC veteran Anne Morrison has acted as deputy chair for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. On Wednesday, it was announced that she would be switching places with ...

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