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'Harry Potter' Actor Dave Legeno Dies at 50
The 50-year-old British actor, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the films and also appeared in "Snatch" and "Batman Begins," died while hiking in California.read more
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‘Big Brother’ Rises, Tops Thursday; OK Start for ‘Welcome to Sweden’
CBS reality veteran “Big Brother” bounced back from its low of last week to rule Thursday night’s ratings race, while other shows joined it in improving upon their scores from the pr...
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72-Minute Trailer Released for Longest Film Ever, 'Ambiance' (Video)
Swedish artist Anders Weberg previews his initially-proposed 720-hour project with the "teaser" that's only available online until July 20.read more
Emmys: 2014's Tightest Races Find 'True Detective' Squaring Off Against 'Breaking Bad' (and 'Game of Thrones'?)
Well, the nominations are finally here. We've seen the full list and now know who will be fighting for television's most coveted prize come August 25 (a Monday, which I still can't get over). Based on...
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‘Shannara’ Fantasy Drama Lands Series Order From MTV
MTV has given a 10-episode order to “Shannara” in the hopes of building its own “Lord of the Rings”-like fantasy franchise out of the book series by Terry Brooks. Feature helme...
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'Shannara' Ordered Straight to Series at MTV
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" helmer Jonathan Liebesman will take over directing duties for Jon Favreau, who remains an exec producer.read more
Writer-Producers at Reality TV Hit Factory Vote to Unionize
The Writers’ Guild of America's fight to unionize reality TV writers progressed on Friday, when employees at Original Media voted to join the guild by a 42-9 margin in an election held by th...
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WATCH: ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary Trailer
Sony has released its trailer for the 30th anniversary release of its blockbuster comedy “Ghostbusters.” Starting with the vintage 1984 Columbia Pictures logo, the trailer begins by declaring...
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CNBC's 'The Profit' Host Trying to Save Crumbs
UPDATED: Marcus Lemonis is part of an investor group that's in discussions to rescue the cupcake chain while Magnolia Bakery's CEO says the "Sex and the City"-referenced chain is "a part of pop cultur...
Ratings: Amy Poehler-Produced ‘Welcome to Sweden,’ ‘Working the Engels’ See Soft NBC Debuts
NBC's two premiering sitcoms, “Welcome to Sweden” and “Working the Engels” underwhelmed on Thursday night, handing NBC a fourth-place finish. “Sweden,” with a 0...
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WGA Unionizes NY-Based Reality TV Producer of ‘Inkmaster, ‘Stormchasers,’ ‘Swamp People’
The Writers Guild of America East has unionized the writer-producers at New York-based nonfiction TV production company Original Media. The writer-producers voted to authorize the guild as their colle...
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Sony Crackle to Release Original Drama Series ‘Sequestered’ in Two Batches
Crackle, the online network of Sony Pictures Television, announced that the first six episodes of original drama series “Sequestered” will debut Aug. 5, holding the back half of the series until ...
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'Tomorrow People's' Luke Mitchell Boards ABC's 'Members Only' (Exclusive)
Jaime Lee Kirchner has also joined the freshman drama from "Erin Brockovich's" Susannah Grant.read more
‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Boyhood’ Trailer Mashup Is ‘a Masterpiece’ (Video)
This weekend's critically-acclaimed releases, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood,” appear to be two very different films, but a new tra...
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Why Richard Linklater Deserves His First Best Director Oscar Nomination for ‘Boyhood’
Even though it’s only July, it’s hard to imagine watching a better-made movie in 2014 than “Boyhood.” Shot in secret over 12 years, director Richard Linklater captures the jour...
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Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Primed for U.K. Release with eOne
Entertainment One has set a July 22, 2016 release date in the U.K. for Steven Spielberg’s “The BFG,” an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s book. eOne is the first international distributo...
92Y Offers Advance Screening of Starz's 'Outlander' Plus a Q&A with Cast and Creators
92Y and Starz have announced a special advanced screening of the premium cable network's upcoming time traveling drama "Outlander," based on the best selling novels by author Diana Gabaldon....
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GroupM's Maxus Wins NBCU Digital Duties
GroupM’s Maxus has added NBCUniversal digital duties to the traditional media responsibilities it already handles for the media and entertainment giant after a review, reps at the company conf...
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'Real Housewives of New Jersey': Melissa Gorga on Season 6's 'Hair-Pulling' and Her Feud With Teresa Giudice
As the show revs up for the start of the new season, Gorga tells THR how she feels about criticism of her book and reveals which cast member's intentions she doesn't trust.read more
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: July 4-11
In this week's best ads, two mobile companies—Samsung and Thailand's DTAC—are as far away in their marketing approaches as they are geographically, with the former continuing its ...

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