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BET Networks Original Programming President Loretha Jones Exits Company (Exclusive)
BET Networks President of Original Programming Loretha Jones is leaving the company, TheWrap has learned. Jones informed the company of her decision on Friday. Darrell Walker, executive vice president...
Senate Committee Proposes Alternatives to End Local TV Blackouts
Leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee on Friday proposed to end the threat of local TV station blackouts for good, by suggesting that stations set their own fees so viewers pay a la TV stations th...
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ICM Music Agent Marsha Vlasic Exits
The rep's clients include Neil Young, Muse and Elvis Costelloread more
Bill Murray Reveals the Secret to His Success on Bill Murray Day
Instead of a crown, Bill Murray wore a hunting cap, but the actor and comedian received a royal welcome at a question and answer session Friday as part of the Toronto Film Festival’s “Bill...
Toronto Film Review: ‘Guidance’
There are trace elements of “Strangers with Candy,” “Role Models” and contrastingly serious “Half Nelson” in “Guidance.” But that doesn’t stop Pat Mills’ debut as writer-director-s...
Kevin Smith Film Builds Buzz With Medical Marijuana Tie-In
Distributor A24 Film has found a new way to stir up buzz for Kevin Smith’s upcoming Canadian horror-comedy “Tusk.” The company has agreed to a deal with Studio City, Calif., medical ...
Mega-Mansion Madness
YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Buckle your real estate safety belts, butter beans, and brace yourselves for the long haul. Your Mama suggests a fortification of candy snacks and a stiff gin & tonic or other...
‘Guardians’ Leads Another Slow Weekend at Box Office
In an ice-cold weekend following a disappointing summer, Disney-Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is the only source of heat with a projected $10 million. “Guardians,” p...
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Discovery Responds to 'MythBusters' Gender Bias Petition
More than 30,000 have signed a petition that claims the network doesn't support women in scienceread more
‘Access Hollywood Live’ to Go Head-to-Head With ‘The View’ in NYC (Exclusive)
“Access Hollywood Live” is returning for its new season on Monday. To add to the excitement, they'll be returning to the 11 a.m. timeslot in New York City where the show will once agai...
Redskins Firestorm: How the TV Networks Will Handle the Name Controversy
The 2014 NFL season will kick off in full force Sunday following Thursday's opening game with a mounting controversy over the racial connotations that the Washington Redskins’ name that has ...
James Franco Sports Shaved Head With Liz Taylor-Montgomery Clift Tattoo for New Role
James Franco was honored with a prestigious filmmaker's award at the Venice Film Festival and he accepted the prize with a freshly shaved head sporting a tattoo of Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomer...
Toronto Film Review: ‘The Price We Pay’
Arriving so soon after the first reports of Burger King’s corporate maneuvering to enjoy a whopping big tax break by establishing a new legal address in Canada, “The Price We Pay” seems all the ...
‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers To Challenge Safety Charges
The production company behind “Midnight Rider” will challenge proposed federal fines for workplace safety violations stemming from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed Sarah Jones and in...
Eyegore Awards to Honor Horror Vets Robert Rodriguez, John Landis, Greg Nicotero and Slash
Universal Studios Hollywood will celebrate the work of filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and John Landis, makeup effects artist Greg Nicotero and rock guitarist Slash at the Eyegore Awards, which kicks off ...
Comcast Defends Merger After FCC Chairman Laments Lack of Consumer Internet Choice
After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave a speech pointing out the lack of high-speed Internet service options for most consumers, some public interest groups saw it as a swipe at industry consolidation, n...
Toronto: Aimee Teegarden Boards Dance Movie ‘Heart Beats 3D’
“Friday Night Lights” actress Aimee Teegarden will star in Das Films’ dance-romance movie “Heart Beats 3D.” Myriad Pictures will handle worldwide sales and is introducing...
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Toronto: 'Friday Night Lights' Alum Aimee Teegarden to Star in Bollywood-Themed 'Heart Beats 3D'
'Step Up' writer Duane Adler wrote the script and is directingread more
11 Breakout Stars of Fall TV Season 2014
There was a time, believe it or not, that no one had ever heard of Sofia Vergara. Then the 2009-10 TV season arrived. And suddenly she was everywhere: Selling soft drinks, killing people in “Mac...
How Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell Got Oprah to Appear in ‘Welcome to Me’
Shira Piven's comedy “Welcome to Me” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday afternoon to a very warm reception. In the film — which also stars James Marsd...

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