Friday, July 21, 2017

News

    • Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 4:45pm
    QVC's parent company is taking control of the Home Shopping Network for about $2.6 billion in stock to create what they say will be the third-largest e-commerce company in the United States. The companies long known as bases for home shopping on TV...
  • "America's Got Talent" Continues Nielsen Run For NBC

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    Much to NBC’s delight, there really hasn’t been much competition for “America’s Got Talent” as the summer’s favorite television show.

    Last week’s version of the competition was seen by 12.4...

  • Ava DuVernay To Create Netflix Dramatic Limited Series On The Central Park Five

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    The historic case of The Central Park Five will be brought to life in a new dramatic limited series for Netflix created by Ava DuVernay, who will also write and direct. The narrative, five-episode...

  • Eight Honorees Set For 2017 Emerging Cinematographer Awards

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named eight honorees for the 2017 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA).

    The collection of short films will be...

    • Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Director Franco Zeffirelli's art works and personal library have been moved from his Roman villa to his native Florence to fill a museum honoring his life's work. The museum and performing arts center will display around 500 sketches of production...
  • Cannes Lions' Creative Roar Resonates For Jury Presidents, Judges

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    In SHOOT’s preview (5/21) of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, PJ Pereira, president of the Entertainment Lions jury, observed that when entering the judging...

  • HBO's "Defiant" Docuseries Delves Into Dr. Dre's Music Alliance With Jimmy Iovine

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    "The Defiant Ones," a new HBO docuseries about two giants in the entertainment world, takes its title from a 1958 film classic about two prison escapees, one black and one white, who are shackled...

    • Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:15am
    State attorneys have asked a full federal appellate court to review a ruling overturning the conviction of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" documentary. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in 2007 after he told detectives he...
  • Street Talk for July 7, 2017

    • Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

    Director Elizabeth Orne has signed with bicoastal The Famous Group for spots and branded content. Her reel includes spots for French’s, IROBOT and Coors. Back in...

    • Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:00pm
    Daniel Dae Kim said his decision to leave "Hawaii Five-O" stemmed from a contract dispute. In a Facebook post, the actor said he and CBS were unable to agree on contract terms, so he made the "difficult choice" to exit the series. Kim, who played...