Wednesday, August 23, 2017

News

    • Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:15am
    Oscar-nominated writer Joe Bologna died Sunday. He was 82. Bologna died in the Los Angeles area after a three-year battle against pancreatic cancer, his manager Matt Sherman told The Associated Press. The actor and director was married to actress...
  • comScore's Dergarabedian Assesses Year's Box Office 

    • Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

    It's been a rough summer at the box office, and movie theater chains are feeling the pain. It got worse last week when AMC Entertainment said U.S. box office grosses are sinking. Paul...

  • Netflix Scores Multi-Year Deal With Shonda Rhimes and Her Shondaland

    • Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

    Prolific writer, producer and television hitmaker Shonda Rhimes is bringing her Shondaland production company to Netflix under a multi-year deal to produce new series and other projects. Longtime...

    • Monday, August 14, 2017 - 12:45am
    Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show "Game of Thrones" in their latest leak. The hackers, who broke into HBO's computer network and have been doling out stolen information for the past...
  • Weekend Box Office Gets A Rise From "Annabelle: Creation"

    • Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

    The "Conjuring" spinoff "Annabelle: Creation" scared up an estimated $35 million in North American theaters over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging August box office...

    • Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:45am
    Edward J. Greene, CAS--a multiple award-winning mixer in television production, postproduction and an audio system design consultant--died peacefully in Los Angeles on August 9, with his family by his side. He was 82 years old. Born and raised in...
  • Critics' Meeting Reveals Many Faces Of TV Season To Come

    • Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

    The stardust has settled from the just-ended Television Critics Association's annual summer meeting, revealing a lot, if not everything, about the 2017-18 TV season. With a posh hotel as staging...

  • P&G's "Talk" Ad Sparks Conversation, Praise and Criticism

    • Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

    It's a simple message: Beware of racism in the United States.

    But Procter & Gamble took a calculated risk with its ad that features black mothers speaking to children about racial bias...

  • James Cameron Brings Back "Terminator 2" In 3D--And With Contemporary Relevance

    • Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

    James Cameron has taken time out from crafting the upcoming four "Avatar" sequels to return to one of his old films, one he says is as up-to-the-minute as ever — "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...

  • Snapchat Losing Ground To Instagram For Digital Ad Revenue

    • Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

    Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it's tried to copy it, mostly without success.

    Until now. Facebook's Instagram Stories, a clear Snapchat clone, has more daily users than...