This Vodka Brand's App Uses Beacons to Light Up Bottles With Custom Messages
Beacons have been a buzzy topic for digital marketers in the past year, but mostly, brands have just used them to push out offers and coupons. Now, Medea—a maker of techy vodka bottles—h...
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: March 20-27
It was a varied week in commercials, from propaganda to punch lines. Check out our picks for the week's best spots, and vote for your favorite.
Viola Davis Living The Dream: Papa John’s and Hot Tubs on Hiatus From ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ (Video)
“How to Get Away With Murder” star Viola Davis spends her free time pretty much the way you’d fantasize she does: luxuriating in a hot tub with prosecco and pizza. Shondaland’s...
FICCI-Frames: Indian Media Grows 12%, But Film Industry Slows, Says Report
The Indian film industry’s revenues grew by just 0.9 % from 2013 to 2014, says KPMG.
‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Star Jack Falahee Reflects on First Season, His ‘Significant’ Character (Video)
Jack Falahee, who plays “How to Get Away With Murder’s” outspoken gay hunk Connor Walsh, spent all season getting dirty — and now the actor is cleaning up. “I’m doi...
‘Scandal’s’ White House Gay Wedding Lights Up Social Media With Secrets, Lies and a Ring
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Thursday’s episode of “Scandal.”) Thursday night’s episode of “Scandal” exploded on social media...
Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson to Host Daytime Creative Arts Emmys
Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson will host the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards next month. The “Jeopardy!” host and “The Brady Bunch” actress will take to the stage on April 24 a...
24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, March 27, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Periscope agency soaks up some Twitter glory Twitter launched its video-stre...
Tommy Gargotta Joins Relativity EuropaCorp
Relativity EuropaCorp Distribution has appointed veteran Sony Pictures executive Tommy Gargotta as president of theatrical marketing. He will oversee marketing for the company, which supports EuropaC...
Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst Stresses That He Is NOT Murder Suspect Robert Durst (Photo)
They may share the same last name, but that’s all Fred Durst and Robert Durst have in common. The Limp Bizkit singer clearly reminded fans of that on Thursday when he wrote on Instagram, “...
Review: 'Archer' Season 6 Episode 11, 'Drastic Voyage: Part 1,' Is All Set-Up & No Payoff
PREVIOUSLY: 'Archer' Season 6 Episode 11 'Achub Y Morfilod' Finds Maturity (And Matthew Rhys) "I swear to God I had something for this." (Episode Summary)The CIA hires the entire offic...
Can ESPN Help Academy Find the Next Oscar Producer?
As Academy executives hunt for new Oscar producers after the departure of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, they should think less about Steven Spielberg and James Cameron, and more about ESPN president Joh...
Matthew McConaughey to Star in ‘Billionaire’s Vinegar’
Matthew McConaughey will star in Sony’s “The Billionaire’s Vinegar,” with Escape Artists and Overbrook Entertainment producing. The project is based on the Benjamin Wallace book, w...
Ben Affleck Drops ‘Batman’ Reference in Testimony Before Congress (Video)
Ben Affleck took his star power to Washington D.C. Thursday to testify about the importance of foreign aid in Africa, but even then Hollywood wasn’t far from his mind. “I would be remiss n...
Review: ‘New York Spring Spectacular’ at Radio City Music Hall
Don’t start spreading the news just yet: Arriving one year late, extensively retooled, and with a surfeit of undeniably impressive stagecraft ($25 million worth), Radio City’s “New York Spring S...
COLCOA Unveils Short Films Competition
PARIS– COLCOA, the Los Angeles film festival dedicated to French cinema, has unveiled its lineup of 20 Gallic shorts set to compete at the upcoming 19th edition. Taking place from April 20-28 at...
Gene Simmons, WWE Teaming for Horror Movies
WWE Studios has formed a partnership with Gene Simmons to launch label Erebus Pictures to finance and produce movies. The alliance is launching with a three-picture co-production deal starting with...
Joel Silver’s Dream Venice Post Office Project Is Stalled and In Debt (EXCLUSIVE)
Politicos, business titans and stars gathered for a press gala in the fall of 2012 to hear the big news: Joel Silver would bring his movie company to Venice’s historic post office. To hear the ...
ABC Family Adds ‘Covert Affairs’ Actor to Summer Crime Procedural ‘Stitchers’
ABC Family’s first-ever procedural drama “Stitchers” has cast “Covert Affairs” alum Oded Fehr in a recurring guest role. The hourlong crime series, which began producti...
CBS Seeks Extra Revenue, Nielsen Boost by Expanding TV Ads to Older Episodes Online
CBS is kicking off the dawn of network TV advertising’s future as it takes the first major steps toward changing the decades-old process of ad buying in the medium. In one initiative with Comc...

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