“America has always been a nation of fearless explorers who dream big and reach farther than others imagine,” President Obama said as he introduced the series premiere episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey tonight on 10 Fox Networks Group Channels, including Fox broadcast network and National Geographic Channel. Show More Summary
After spending most of 2014 gushing over the Oscar nominees and relatively few others, Wes Anderson gave the specialty box office biz a massive jolt this weekend with the arrival of his Berlin opener The Grand Budapest Hotel. The Fox...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Director Florian Habicht’s documentary about 1990s UK rockers Pulp and their final concert in their hometown of Sheffield is playing at SXSW in the 24 Beats Per Second section and premieres this evening at the Vimeo Theater. Show More Summary
The big NBC promo push for Lena Dunham’s hosting of Saturday Night Live that included her appearing on Today and Late Night with Seth Meyers, did not pay off. Last night, the Dunham-hosted SNL with musical guest The National, averaged a 4.1 household rating in the metered markets and a 2.1 in adults 18-49 in the markets with Local People Meters. Show More Summary
Zoë Keating Puts Her Income As Musician Into Perspective Spotify & Beats Music Deals Illustrate Differing Strategies Beats Music Buys Topspin Spotify Buys The Echo Nest What Spotify Beats Deals Means For Competitors Audiam Raises $2 Million 8 Steps To A Million YouTube Music Channel Views
Wes Anderson topped himself with another record-breaker this weekend. After premieres at the Berlin Film Festival and last week at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, The Grand Budapest Hotel is by far the year’s biggest screen average...Show More Summary
The bloodthirsty forces of "300: Rise of an Empire" proved victorious at the box office on its opening weekend, easily surpassing the family-friendly animated movie "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."
EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Beals is set as the lead in the TNT pilot Proof, a supernatural medical drama executive produced by Kyra Sedgwick. Written by Rob Bragin and directed by Alex Graves, Proof centers on Dr. Kathryn Russo (Beals), a skeptical,...Show More Summary
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Connectivity was the theme in Austin Saturday when Kevin Bacon made his first trip to the SXSW Film Festival for a chat about his career and the 20th anniversary of the “six degrees” game that famously links him to every other actor in Hollywood. Show More Summary
CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning interviews Newsmax co-founder Chris Ruddy about his plans to take on Fox News Channel with the June launch of a new cable news network called NewsmaxTV. “The boomer market, which we’re focusing on, has 80 million Americans. Show More Summary
Lady Gaga is following in the footsteps of Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Dave Grohl and other musicians who have taken the SXSW stage both as a performer and as a keynote speaker. Ms. Gaga will be sharing her wisdom (which we're betting...Show More Summary
Saturday Night Live‘s guest host plays a self-absorbed neophyte who’s overwhelmed by the competence of everyone in Olivia Pope’s crisis management firm. Sasheer Zamata mimics Kerry Washington. Here you go:
SNL has its best luck with routines in which guest hosts make fun of themselves. That was the case last night when Lena Dunham, the creator and star of HBO’s Girls, acknowledged the vigorous debate over her show’s frequent nudity. She...Show More Summary
After unveiling the first promo for the upcoming 24: Live Another Day event series during the Super Bowl, Fox has released a new trailer for the new chapter in the 24 franchise. The London-set Live Another Day debuts May 5.
With his FX series kicking off its delayed fifth season in May, Louis C.K. will make a second stint as host of Saturday Night Live on March 29. The writer/actor/comedian first hosted the NBC late night show in November 2012, in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, when the highlights included this spoof of Louie featuring Louis CK as Abraham Lincoln.
The Society of Camera Operators held an in memoriam tribute to assistant camerawoman Sarah Jones as part of their annual awards ceremony tonight at the Skirball Cultural Center. The tribute was the second to be held for the 27-year old this weekend following Friday’s Sunset Blvd. Show More Summary
Science Channel has given the greenlight to multi-format series I F-ING LOVE SCIENCE, to be exec produced by Craig Ferguson. Show is inspired by the popular Facebook page I Fcking Love Science which has attracted over 11M social media...Show More Summary
Lifetime tonight unveiled promo for sixth and final season of Drop Dead Diva, beginning Sunday, March 23 at 9 PM ET/PT. After a brief cancellation a year ago, Lifetime‘s Drop Dead Diva was resurrected with a fifth-season pickup and in September received a 13-episode Season 6 renewal. Show More Summary
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