NewFronts: Conde Nast Backs 3 Filmmaker Incubator Programs, Renews 98 Digital Series
Conde Nast Entertainment is throwing its weight behind three incubator programs aimed at finding next-generation filmmakers, as the publishing firm’s video production arm continues to pump fue...
Jimmy Kimmel Set as Kelly Ripa’s First ‘Live’ Guest Co-Host
Jimmy Kimmel will be the first guest co-host to join Kelly Ripa on “Live” following Michael Strahan’s departure, the show announced Tuesday on Twitter. Kimmel will join Ripa for the ...
‘Monsterpocalypse’ Board Game Being Adapted Into Movie by Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. is in talks for the rights for a movie adaptation of the “Monsterpocalypse” board game with “Evil Dead” director Fede Alvarez attached. Alvarez will pen the scree...
Disney Signs on as Women in Animation’s First Official Corporate Sponsor
Walt Disney Animation Studios has come on board as the first corporate sponsor for Women in Animation. “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, reaching back to when the organization was ...
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Aunt Blasts Nick Gordon Over Dr. Phil Interview
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s aunt has taken aim at Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend Nick Gordon, claiming that he tried to fool the world and “manipulate the public” during his “Dr....
Miles Teller Boxing Drama ‘Bleed For This’ Lands Awards Season Release (Photo)
Open Road Films has announced it will release the Miles Teller boxing drama “Bleed For This” in the heart of awards season, with a limited release set for Nov. 4 before the film goes wide ...
Guillermo del Toro Planning A Cold War-Era Merman Film Starring Richard Jenkins
New details about the upcoming Guillermo del Toro Cold War-era film have been revealed. According to The Tracking Board, aside from Octavia Spencer and Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins is in talks to st...
Netflix's Outdoor Ads Let Snapchat Users Swap Faces With Characters Like Frank Underwood
Netflix's latest out-of-home campaign lets Snapchat users in France swap faces with its TV characters including House of Cards' Frank Underwood and the namesake of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt...
StrawberryFrog's Own Moms Are Calling for More Mothers in Agency Leadership Roles
Brutal hours and intense deadlines have made it hard for moms to land leadership roles in advertising—and that's bad news for agencies and clients since moms offer a valuable perspective ...
Cameron Monaghan, Maddie Hasson to Star in Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Anna Dressed In Blood’
Cameron Monaghan (“Shameless”) and Maddie Hasson (ABC Family’s “Twisted”) are set to star in “Anna Dressed in Blood,” a supernatural romance movie that is bei...
Time Warner Cable Admits Its Past Sins, and Vows to Be Better, in DDB's Comic Spots
Over the years, Time Warner Cable has unfortunately earned a certain less-than-flattering reputation in the customer service department. In its newest ad campaign, the cable giant has a message for...
2016 Tony Awards Nominations: Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Musical ‘Bright Star’ Hopes for B.O. Boost
The biggest beneficiary of Tony Awards attention this year could well turn out to be “Bright Star,” the original musical penned by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. The show that opened March 24 at ...
Alex Ross Perry's 'Golden Exits' Cast Announced: Jason Schwartzman, Emily Browning & More Lead Indie Drama
Alex Ross Perry is a busy guy. The prolific filmmaker and proponent of shooting on film, who won raves for "The Color Wheel" before raising his profile further with "Listen Up Philip&qu...
Fox News Finishes No. 1 in Daytime Among Cable Networks
Fox News Channel finished No. 1 in total day viewers by averaging 1.17 million viewers during the week ending May 1. FNC also had a strong showing during prime time, finishing No. 2 overall behind onl...
Entertainment One Inks First-Look Deal with ‘Chopped’ Creators
Entertainment One has inked a first-look deal with “Chopped” creators Cleve Keller and Dave Noll, Variety has learned. Under the new pact, the duo will develop and produce original unscr...
Jimmy Kimmel Named First Guest Co-Host of ‘Live!’ With Kelly Ripa
Jimmy Kimmel will be the first post-Michael Strahan guest co-host of “Live With Kelly Ripa,” ABC announced Tuesday. The late-night host will join Ripa on May 16, just three days after Str...
How Virgin Turned a Viral Story of Missed Connections Into a Customer Service Coup
Sometimes when a business helps someone out of a tough spot, the good deed can be its own reward. But sometimes, it can also be a spectacular marketing move. That's what happened last week in...
‘Twilight’ Author Stephenie Meyer Adapting YA Book Franchise ‘Anna Dressed in Blood’
“Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer is adapting the YA supernatural book series “Anna Dressed in Blood” into a movie franchise. Maddie Hasson of the ABC Family series ‘Twis...
Maker Studios Announces 4 New 'Forward-Thinking' Shows at Intimate NewFronts Event
Maker Studios kicked off the second day of the 2016 NewFronts Tuesday morning, but unlike most of the other digital players in the space, it eschewed a splashy presentation for what it called "...
'Blood Orange' Trailer: Iggy Pop Is A Dying Rock Star Who Must Save His Wife In New Thriller
Rock star Iggy Pop, frontman of the seminal punk band The Stooges, has kept busy in recent months. He recently recorded his seventeen studio album "Post Pop Depression" with Queen of the Sto...

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