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Electus Chiefs on Ben Silverman's Role, Next Hot Reality Genres and Barry Diller's 3 Pieces of Advice (Q&A)
Chris Grant and Drew Buckley open up about the "next generation" studio's ratings misfires, reality TV woes and the show they wish were theirs.read more
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E*Trade Adds SS+K to Its Creative Roster
Looking to deepen its online marketing efforts, E*Trade has added SS+K to its roster of agencies. SS+K in New York will focus in particular on the brand's use of social media to engage consumer...
Emily Blunt to Star in ‘Prisoners’ Director’s Next Pic ‘Sicario’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Emily Blunt is in talks to star in the thriller “Sicario,” which will be “Prisoners” helmer Denis Villeneuve’s next pic. Basil Iwanyk will produce along with Thad and Tre...
Steve Buscemi Partners With AOL on Original Docuseries 'Park Bench'
"Boardwalk Empire" star Steve Buscemi is partnering with AOL on "Park Bench," an original docuseries about New Yorkers. The show is billed as a sort of character study of both the city and its residen...
Aereo CEO Slams Broadcasters for Being Wrong About Copyright Violations
Aereo founder and CEO Kanojia accused broadcasters Wednesday of being “wrong” in their copyright violation claims against the company. “It is not a copyright case,” Kanojia sta...
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Individual Campaign Contribution Limits
In a move that is sure to increase spending in the upcoming midterm election, the Supreme Court Wednesday struck down campaign contribution limits that capped individual contributions at $123,000. ...
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Spredfast, Mass Relevance Unite Social Marketing Systems
Social media marketing firms Spredfast and Mass Relevance announced a merger today. Spredfast, whose CEO Rod Favaron will lead the joint company, helps brands manage their social content and plan en...
Dierks Bentley, Sheryl Crow Added to ACM Awards Performers’ Roster
The Academy of Country Music Awards has added a new round of performers and presenters to Sunday's awards ceremony, including Dierks Bentley, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and others. B...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Amazon Launches Streaming Device Fire TV, Indies on VOD and More
1. Amazon Fire TV: Amazon officially launched Fire TV, a streaming device that connects to HDTVs to allow you to watch streaming content on Hulu Plus, Netflix and other services. Fire TV goes head-to-...
Anna Kendrick Didn't Notice Pharrell's Hat, Almost Had Stroke During Travolta's ‘Adele Dazeem’ Flub (Video)
“Saturday Night Live” host Anna Kendrick has enjoyed an eventful start to 2014 — particularly the awards season — which she partially recounted to Seth Meyers on Tuesday's ...
Aaron Paul’s ‘Hellion’ Heading for Cannes
VMI Worldwide has acquired Aaron Paul’s drama “Hellion” for all international territories and will introduce the movie during the Cannes Film Market. Directed by Kat Candler, “...
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Discovery, Science to Televise Live Moon Landing
The sibling networks will serve as the broadcast home for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a $30 million competition for privately funded teams to land an unmanned craft on the moon.read more
CMT Lines Up Katy Perry-Kasey Musgraves ‘Crossroads’ Special, More ‘Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders’
CMT announced its summer and fall schedule Wednesday, revealing a lineup that includes the special “CMT Crossroads: Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves,” a second season of the reality series &...
Supreme Court Campaign Finance Decision to Boost TV, Radio
As public interest groups were quick to decry the Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday that removes the aggregate limits on an individual’s total contributions to candidates, there is a p...
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Reviews: Does Marvel's Latest Land a Punch?
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” attempts to introduce a conspiracy thriller edge into the comic book genre, and critics are hailing the sequel as a more mature and thoughtful brand o...
Exhibition Business Confronts a World of Change
For the six major studios, the business of going global is anything but a foreign concept. International potential was the bright spot at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last week for studio executives and ind...
Clark Rockefeller Conman Tale Taking Twisty Path to Bigscreen
Walter Kirn’s novels “Thumbsucker” and “Up in the Air” were adapted for the screen, but his latest work, “Blood Will Out,” faces a few Hollywood hurdles, even though the nonfiction piece...
MTV Taps Nickelodeon Alum Jane Gould to Head Research
After 15 years with Nickelodeon, Jane Gould is moving to MTV to head its research division. As senior VP of consumer insights and research, Gould will oversee all measurement and audience-related stud...
Review: See Jude Law As You've Never Seen Him Before In 'Dom Hemingway.' Or Don't.
Jude Law is at his best in contained performances defined by calculation and savviness that mask his characters’ deep-seated insecurities. His icy turn as the robot in “A.I.” epitomized this ten...
New Licensee Is Changing the Way China Releases Foreign Films, But Quotas Remain
A second pipeline for movie imports is opening in China soon, causing a seismic shift in the country’s distribution sector, and promising to offer better financial terms to studios onfilms that are...

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