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Skype's Message to Facebook and WhatsApp: Millennial Use Growing
Skype is making its case to marketers that it is hip with millennials, that highly coveted youth demographic. Skype now counts more than 300 million users and said it reaches 24 percent of 18-24-yea...
Paula Froelich Named Editor of Yahoo Travel, Joining New Entertainment Chief Josh Wolk
Former “Page Six” editor Paula Froelich will oversee Yahoo's travel section, the internet platform said Monday, joining Josh Wolk, who was officially named executive editor of Yahoo En...
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Machinima Names Chad Gutstein CEO
UPDATED: The former COO of Ovation television network says he "jumped at the chance" to lead Machinima.read more
Sundance Winner ‘The Overnighters’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American theatrical, home video, transactional and other rights to Jesse Moss’ documentary “The Overnighters” from the Film Sales Co. The film chronic...
‘Nurse Jackie’ Renewed for Seventh Season
Prior to premiering its sixth season, Showtime announced that its hit show, “Nurse Jackie,” has been renewed for a seventh season. The fifth season of the Edie Falco-staring dramedy avera...
Drafthouse Acquires Sundance Award-Winning Doc 'The Overnighters'
Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Jesse Moss' acclaimed documentary "The Overnighters." The film world premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Awa...
Greg Easterly Named President of Chicago’s WGN-TV
Tribune Broadcasting has appointed Greg Easterly as president and general manager of Chicago’s WGN-TV. Easterly will also oversee CLTV, Tribune Broadcasting’s Chicago-based regional cable ...
‘Overnighters’ Documentary Acquired by Drafthouse, Oscar Push Planned
“The Overnighters,” an acclaimed documentary about the North Dakota oil fields, has been acquired by Drafthouse Films. Directed by Jesse Moss, “Overnighters” offers a look at t...
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James Van Der Beek on Lessons From 'Apartment 23,' Stand-Up and Dawson Comparisons
The "Friends With Better Lives" star chats with THR about his shift to comedy, what would have happened on a third season of the ABC comedy and wanting to work with Will Ferrell.read more
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Kathy Griffin Signs With CAA (Exclusive)
In January the comedian became the third woman in history to win the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.read more
FCC Votes to Bar Stations from Jointly Selling Ad Time
The FCC on Monday prohibited so-called “sidecar” deals among stations in the same market, a move that Chairman Tom Wheeler said will close a loophole that has allowed major media groups to...
Machinima Hires Cable Exec Chad Gutstein as CEO
Machinima announced that it has hired Chad Gutstein, previously chief operating officer of arts cable network Ovation, as its new CEO. Announcement comes after the YouTube mulitchannel network announ...
Microsoft Game Studios’ Phil Spencer Takes Charge of Xbox
Microsoft Game Studios chief Phil Spencer has been given oversight of Xbox and Xbox Live, which are combining under the games group. In the new role, Spencer will oversee the designers behind the Xbox...
‘Nurse Jackie’ Renewed for Seventh Season on Showtime
Showtime has picked up “Nurse Jackie” for a seventh season, ahead of the Season 6 premiere. The show's fifth season averaged 3.13 million weekly viewers across platforms, up 14 percent...
Ellen Page to Honor ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Laverne Cox at GLAAD Media Awards
Ellen Page will present “Orange Is the New Black” star Laverne Cox with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at this year's GLAAD Media Awards, the LGBT rights organization announced on Monday...
Body Found Near ‘The Avengers’ Set
“The Avengers” sequel’s filming schedule has encountered some unfortunate trouble and it has nothing to do with the traffic delays that Joss Whedon had  apologized for last week. ...
Sam Champion on Josh Elliott's ABC Departure: ‘I Know That Fans of ‘GMA’ Are Not Loving It’ (Video)
Former fellow “Good Morning America” host Sam Champion wished Josh Elliott well in his new NBC Sports venture during Monday's “AMHQ” on The Weather Channel. “He's...
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Brad Pitt and Rachel Boynton Reveal the Backstory of African Oil Doc 'Big Men' (Q&A)
Made over seven years and in partnership with Pitt's production company Plan B, Boynton's film tracks American oil company execs and African politicians as they negotiate a drilling deal that could be...
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'Nurse Jackie' Gets Early Season 7 Renewal at Showtime
UPDATED: Co-star Peter Facinelli will not return as a series regular but may still appear in some capacity. Showrunner Clyde Phillips has inked a new two-year overall deal with studio Lionsgate TV.rea...
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Finale: The Series’ Ratings Highs and Lows
CBS's “How I Met Your Mother” is looking to go out big Monday after nine seasons of remarkably consistent ratings. In the 18-to-49 demographic most important to advertisers, the show&#...

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