Geometry Names a Global Creative Chief
Geometry has named a global creative chief, a year after WPP Group combined G2, OgilvyAction and JWTAction to create the global retail marketing shop. Jon Hamm, a top executive at Momentum, has ass...
‘F-ck It, I Quit’ TV Reporter Lights Up Joint During New Interview (Video)
Charlo Greene, the news reporter from Alaska who became an Internet sensation after quitting during a live broadcast, lit up a joint Thursday during an on-camera interview. “I'll spark up ri...
‘GMA’ Wins Another Season, Another Quarter in Morning Ratings Battle
In a shock to no one, ABC's “Good Morning America” has won its second straight season among the morning shows in both total viewers and the key demo. It also took home 2014's third...
Hollywood & 7th Avenue: A Rocky Love Affair
For the last decade, celebrities have regularly replaced models on the covers of the style-centric monthlies. But Vogue’s decision to feature three models on its September cover — the fashion bibl...
Rachel McAdams in Talks for ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Female Lead
The search for the female lead on HBO's second season of “True Detective” has zeroed in on Rachel McAdams, who is now in talks to take the female lead role opposite Colin Farrell and V...
UM's U.S. Strategy Chief Moves to PHD
Will Wiseman, the head of U.S. strategy at Interpublic's UM, is joining PHD in the new role of president of strategic communications. The hire of Wiseman, who joins PHD on Oct. 15, follows the ...
WATCH: Chris Hemsworth Hacks to Save the World in ‘Blackhat’ Trailer
Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures has released the trailer for Michael Mann’s “Blackhat,” starring Chris Hemsworth as a convicted computer hacker with a passable American acc...
Amazon’s Test After ‘Transparent’: Can Studio Maintain Its Momentum?
Amazon Studios, an upstart trying to stand out amid a veritable glut of new television shows, is placing its original series bets on a core principle: The showrunner is (usually) right, and the studio...
CMT's Fall Slate Includes New Concert Series With Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line (Exclusive)
CMT soon will reveal its most music-packed programming slate ever. This fall's offering includes two new specials, a new pop-up concert series and new episodes of returning series and specials fea...
Stream On: Netflix Subs Now Watch 93 Minutes of Video Daily, Up 350% Since 2011, Survey Finds
The raw tonnage of Netflix streaming video has increased 350% over the last 10 quarters — and now averages 93.2 minutes per subscriber each day, according to a new study. Over all, Netflix strea...
John Slattery, 'Homeland' Alum Join Catholic Sex Abuse Film 'Spotlight'
Billy Crudup, Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams also are on boardread more
Attention, Filmmakers: You Are Now Allowed to Use Drones for Filmmaking
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, FAA administrator Mi...
‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Creator Peter Nowalk on Working with Shonda Rhimes, Diversity on TV
On paper, “How to Get Away with Murder” certainly has the auspices to be a “Scandal”-sized hit for ABC when it premieres on Sept. 25 — a charismatic lead in Oscar nominee...
'Django Unchained,' 'Catching Fire' and More Available to Watch on Netflix This October
October is fast approaching, which means a list of fresh titles will soon be available to stream on Netflix. Along with exclusive content like Chelsea Handler's comedy special for the network, "...
'Lost' Producer/Writer Explores TV's 'Golden Ages' in Must-Read Editorial
It's a comment that pops up in almost every conversation about TV: "We're in a 'new Golden Age.'" In a terrific new piece for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, a writ...
Billy Crystal Homage to Derek Jeter Debuting on ESPN's ‘SportsCenter’ Thursday (Exclusive)
Life-long New York Yankees fan Billy Crystal recorded a video homage to outgoing New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter Wednesday at ESPN's Los Angeles Production Facility, the “Worldwide Lea...
Scandinavian Major Svensk Ramps Up Acquisition and Co-Production Biz
After signing a strategic distribution and co-production deal with Studiocanal earlier this month, Scandinavian major Svensk Filmindustri is now looking to ramp up acquisition and Nordic co-producti...
Watch: New ‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer Shows More of the Team
Walt Disney Animation Studios released the latest trailer for “Big Hero 6,” which follows a young robotics prodigy, Hiro (Ryan Potter), and his friendship with an inflatable robot, Baymax ...
‘The Equalizer’ Reviews: Critics Divided on Denzel Washington's New Action Film
It's that time of year before the grand onslaught of award contenders, so what better way to wait it out than with an extremely violent revenge fantasy? “The Equalizer” reunites Denzel...
Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles Mash Up Their Hits to Fight Pediatric Cancer (Video)
Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles are teaming up with Hoda Kotb and the “Today” show to remix and mash up two of their hit songs. “Truly Brave,” which combines Lauper's 1986 ...

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