Starz CEO Chris Albrecht Renews Deal With Network Through 2020
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht has renewed his deal with the premium cable channel. Under the extended agreement, Albrecht will remain Starz’s chief executive through 2020. Albrecht will also add the ...
Broadway Box Office: ‘The Color Purple’ Jumps, ‘Bright Star’ Flares Out
Spurred by its victories at the Tony Awards and by the return of its Tony-winning star, the musical revival of “The Color Purple” took a mighty leap upward at the Broadway box office last...
Hari Kondabolu and W. Kamau Bell Get Political In New Comedy Podcast
The comedians and friends with bring "Political Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu" to Slate's podcast network.
Donald Trump May Struggle to Find Anyone Else to Speak at Convention
Donald Trump’s campaign may be having a hard time finding prominent members of the Republican party to speak at the upcoming GOP convention, according to Politico. The political site “c...
Chris Albrecht to Stay Starz CEO Through 2020
Chris Albrecht will remain Starz CEO through 2020, thanks to a new employment agreement. Effective Friday, he’ll also add the “President” title to his office door. “Chris has d...
No, Pope Francis Is Not Getting Advice From Karl Marx
The Associated Press made a funny foul up on Monday, mistaking Pope Francis advisor Cardinal Reinhard Marx with 19th century intellectual and the founder of Marxism, Karl Marx. In a story about the Po...
Viktor Frankl’s ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’ in the Works as Movie
Straight Up Films has acquired the movie rights to Viktor Frankl’s memoir “Man’s Search for Meaning” and is launching development. SUF co-founders Marisa Polvino and Kate Cohen...
‘The 9th Life of Louis Drax’ Trailer Features Suspicious Aaron Paul, Jamie Dornan as Doctor (Video)
“Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan and “Breaking Bad” alum Aaron Paul feature prominently in the new trailer for the thriller for “The 9th Life of Louis Drax,”...
Is ‘Game of Thrones’ Too Big to Build a Satisfying Ending?
The problem with “Game Of Thrones,” from its inception at HBO, was that the story didn’t have an ending. The same month that the series debuted, the impatient fan community around “A Song Of I...
Mike Huckabee’s Campaign Pays $25,000 for Unauthorized Use of ‘Eye of the Tiger’
Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign paid $25,000 in a settlement of claims that they used Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” at a rally with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refu...
‘I Dream Too Much’ Exclusive Clip: Richard Linklater-Produced Coming-of-Age Film About Escaping Into Past Secrets
"I Dream Too Much" is currently available on VOD and iTunes.
Lena Dunham Slams Kanye West’s ‘Disturbing’ ‘Famous’ Music Video
Kanye West’s NSFW music video for the infamous “Famous,” possibly his most controversial and latest single off of “The Life of Pablo,” has Lena Dunham up in arms. “...
Lena Dunham Blasts Kanye West Video as ‘Sickening’ in Light of Stanford Rape Case
Lena Dunham has called Kanye West’s “Famous” music video “sickening” and “disturbing,” particularly in light of the Stanford rape case and dozens of publici...
New York's Droga5, Grey and McCann All Crushed Cannes With More Than 20 Lions Each
It was a good year to be a New York agency at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity with McCann New York, Grey New York and Droga5 all scoring some serious hardware in 2016.  ...
‘Preacher’ Recap: Custer Says…
This post contains spoilers for “Preacher,” season 1, episode 5, titled “South Will Rise Again.” To refresh your memory of where we left off, read last week’s “Preach...
Chris Carter on That ‘X-Files’ Season 10 Cliffhanger, and What Comes Next
The creator speaks on the show that, after 25 years, is now basically "running through [his] veins."
L.A. Phil Conductor Gustavo Dudamel Orchestrates Sale of Los Angeles Home (EXCLUSIVE)
SELLER: Gustavo Dudamel LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $3,300,000 SIZE: 3,600 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Gustavo Dudamel, the sublimely talented, infectiously passi...
CW Wraps TV Upfronts Ad Sales Period With Low Double-Digit CPM Increases
The CW has followed co-owner CBS in essentially closing its 2016 TV upfronts book of business today. The youngest-skewing broadcast network is celebrating a double-digit percentage volume increase thi...
Facebook Is Now Recommending Events Based on Human Opinions, Not Algorithms
Facebook is debuting featured events, which will offer recommendations—think rock shows, biking meetups, museum exhibition openings, etc.—based on human curation rather than an algorith...

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