Network Pilot Season In a Frenzy Thanks to Cable and Digital Dealmaking
Not so long ago, January was literally full of drama. Network TV development execs typically spent the December holidays reading 60-plus scripts for prospective drama series. The following month would...
Coca-Cola Is Teaming Up With Marvel to Run a 60-Second Spot on Super Bowl 50
Coca-Cola and Marvel are joining forces for a superheroic commercial in Super Bowl 50, the soda brand has confirmed to Adweek. Adweek received a package Wednesday containing co-branded mini-cans of...
Teleflora Will Be Your Love-Note Coach This Valentine's Day
Suffering from writer's block on your Valentine's Day card this year? Teleflora is here to help you master the lost art of letter writing. From now through Feb. 12, the flower delivery brand...
Oscar’s Song Crop Ranges from ‘Simple’ to Complex
This year’s batch of Oscar original song nominees represents quite the motley crew, with an operatic aria on one end of the spectrum and a bumping, post-coital soul track on the other.
The Orchard Acquires Award-Winning Sundance Doc 'Life, Animated'
READ MORE: Sundance Exclusive: Moving Clip From 'Life, Animated' Highlights How Disney's 'Aladdin' Connected With An Autistic Boy The Orchard has acquired North American distribution rights to R...
LevelK Boards Jonas Akerlund’s Swedish Pop Docu ‘Roxette Diaries’
Sales outfit LevelK has snatched up Jonas Akerlund’s “Roxette Diaries,” a docu feature chronicling the rise of the popular Swedish pop band in the 80’s and 90’s. Boasting hu...
Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner Issue Named Cover of the Year
Caitlyn Jenner has another award to add to her impressive trophy case. Vanity Fair’s “Call Me Caitlyn” cover has been named the Cover of the Year by the American Society of Magazine ...
Presidential Candidates’ Spouses Get Their Close-Up in ‘Running Mates’
“Running Mates,” an original digital series from ABC News that profiles the significant others of this year’s presidential candidates, is now live on the news division’s digi...
Box Office: ‘Hail, Caesar!,’ ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ No Match for Super Bowl
George Clooney, Nicholas Sparks and some zombie hordes will take the field against the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, as a few brave movies try to hold off Super Bowl mania in what is shapi...
Shari Redstone Hints Philippe Dauman Won’t Become Viacom Chairman
Shari Redstone, the daughter of 92-year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone who resigned as CBS chairman Wednesday, indicated that Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman wouldn’t follow CBS CEO Les Moonves by b...
Fullscreen Hires Ex-Fox Exec Jeni Mulein as VP, Scripted Development
Jeni Mulein, previously VP of event series at Fox Broadcasting, has joined Fullscreen as vice president of scripted development. Mulein reports to Fullscreen VP of scripted programming Polly Auritt, w...
‘People v OJ Simpson’ Has Too Much Kato Kaelin, According to Kato Kaelin
Kato Kaelin has a beef with FX’s new miniseries “The People v. O.J. Simpson”: There’s too much of him in it. Kaelin, who became the subject of headlines along with punchlines t...
Nationwide Drops McKinney as Its Agency of Record After a 7-Year Relationship
Insurance giant Nationwide has parted ways with its creative agency of record, McKinney, after nearly seven years. "Nationwide works with a number of creative agencies to support our business ...
Taylor Swift to Launch Mobile Game With Kim Kardashian App Developer
Taylor Swift is launching a mobile game with Glu, the same company that debuted Kim Kardashian‘s app in 2014. This is Swift’s first time delving into the mobile game world, after she has a...
Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Releasing Picks Up Diverse Romance 'Echo Park'
READ MORE: Ava DuVernay's Array Releasing Picks Up 'Ashes and Embers' Restoration Filmmaker Ava DuVernay's distribution collective ARRAY has made its 11th theatrical acquisition with photographe...
Box-Office Preview: 'Pride and Prejudice,' 'Hail, Caesar!' to Battle Super Bowl
'The Choice,' the latest Nicholas Sparks' film adaptation, also opens.read more
Watch: Stanley Kubrick Reveals the Stanley Kubrick We Never Knew
Last year, a handful of excellent documentaries exploring the lives of late artists allowed their subjects to tell their own stories through archival audio interviews. From "Amy" to "Si...
Les Moonves Is Named Chairman of CBS, Replacing Sumner Redstone
Les Moonves, CBS Corp.'s CEO and president, has been named chairman of the company. He replaces the ailing Sumner Redstone, who resigned Tuesday as executive chairman but will remain as chairman...

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