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Phil Robertson Calls STDs "Revenge of the Hippies" in Awards-Speech Rant

The 'Duck Dynasty' star received a free-speech award at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. read more

Larry David Talks ‘Seinfeld’ Money Myth, His Childhood On Sunday’s ’60 Minutes’ – Watch

CBS News has been teasing Charlie Rose’s 60 Minutes Sunday interview with Larry David, who is currently starring in a 15-person play on Broadway that he wrote entitled Fish in the Dark. In the clip below, Rose asks David how creating Seinfeld changed him. Show More Summary

Matthew Glave Cast In NBA Pilot, Gia Mantegna In ‘Cheerleader Death Squad’

Matthew Glade is rounding out the regular cast of ABC's untitled NBA buddy comedy pilot, executive produced byGalavant creator Dan Fogelman, Mandalay Sports Media's Peter Guber & Mike Tollin and Kapital Entertainment's Aaron Kaplan. Written/executive...Show More Summary

Screenwriter-Director Allison Burnett Signs With Paradigm

EXCLUSIVE: Allison Burnett, who has been behind such screenplays as Autumn in New York starring Richard Gere and Winona Ryder as well as the Kate Beckinsale vampire warrior sequel Underworld: Awakening has inked with Paradigm TalentShow More Summary

John Fairchild, Editor-In-Chief Of Women’s Wear Daily, Dead At 87

John B. Fairchild, who presided over Fairchild Publications for more than 30 years until 1997 with publications that included Jane, Details and fashion industry bible Women’s Wear Daily, died Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 87. Fairchild...Show More Summary

Kim Raver To Topline ABC Drama Pilot ‘The Advocate’

24 and Grey’s Anatomy alumna Kim Raver has been tapped as the lead of the ABC drama pilot The Advocate, from Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein's Vendetta Prods. and Warner Bros TV. Written by Turner and directed by Michael M. Robin,Show More Summary

‘Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Blames Hippies For STDs In CPAC Speech

Phil Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, who is also known for his controversial comments on gay sex, delivered a lengthy speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in which he faulted the hippies for those 110M people battling...Show More Summary

‘Battle Creek’ Review: Vince Gilligan’s Old Script Witty Addition To CBS’ Sunday, Says Dominic Patten

You can keeping on being one of the many who are calling Saul, but there's another new Vince Gilligan series coming to TV on Sunday night with the debut of Battle Creek on CBS. As my video review above says, the crime drama starring Dean...Show More Summary

‘Last Man Standing’ & ‘Cristela’ Ratings Up, ‘Hawaii Five-O’ Down,’ ‘Glee’ Even

There were good deeds and gifted programs on ABC's comedies last night and some nice upticks too. Last Man Standing (1.3/4) and Cristela (1.0/4) were up 8% and 11% respectively among adults 18-49. A welcome change from the even and the drop the former and the latter were hit with on February 20 from the week before. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

How Much Should You Budget For A Music PR Campaign? Pandora, Spotify, iTunes Hatch Plan To Make Musicians Love Them 5 Underground Music Scenes That Could Explode In 2015 How To Master Your Call-To-Action & Video Presentation On Facebook Knowing How To Protect Your Music Why Reaching an Audience of...

Sony in Transition: Big Changes Could Be Next

Insiders outline several areas of the studio that seem most primed for change. read more

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

FCC Votes 3-2 To Approve New Net Neutrality Rules, Music Industry Applauds Streaming Music Income Is Greater Than Downloads In 24 Territories Digital Music Pioneer Rob Wells Exits Universal Music Without Warning 5 Underground Music Scenes That Could Explode In 2015 Spotify Launches Major Desktop Update: Adds Musixmatch Lyrics, Kills...

Twitter's Head Of Music Bob Moczydlowsky To Exit. Is He Headed To Apple?

A number of key execs have exited Twitter in recent months, so it should come as no surprise that the company's head of music, Bob Moczydlowsky, is also headed for the door. But does Moz's departure from Twitter signal something more? On Friday, Bob Moczydlowsky, Twitter's Head Of Music tweeted:...

Will Smith’s Friday Is Out Of ‘Focus’ – Late Night Box Office Estimates

2:18AM: Will Smith’s latest film Focus, a romance con-artist noir starring Margot Robbie, is set to post a $6.76M Friday per industry estimates. That’s one of the actor’s lowest opening days, charting just below the $7.1M first day of...Show More Summary

Bill O’Reilly Flattens Obama In Timeslot Ratings Competition

Bill O'Reilly pummeled President Obama last night in the ratings. The Fox News Channel star clocked 705,000 news demo viewers last night on The O’Reilly Factor – his biggest haul in that 25-54 age bracket this calendar year to date. Obama,...Show More Summary

Briga Heelan To Star In NBC Comedy Pilot ‘How We Live’

Ground Floor star Briga Heelan will play the female lead opposite Sam Huntington in NBC's single-camera comedy pilot How We Live, written by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley and directed by Gail Mancuso. The project centers on RussellShow More Summary

Sony Digital Boss Bob Osher Pink Slipped As More Changes Hit Studio

Change comes in waves at Sony Pictures, but the waves are fast. Just two days after Tom Rothman was announced as Amy Pascal's replacement, the president of the studio's digital division has been shown the door. Bob Osher's exit after nearly seven years in the job over in Culver City wasn't altogether unexpected. Show More Summary

Power Rangers Bootleg Fan Film Returns To YouTube, Vimeo

EXCLUSIVE: The Power Rangers fan film dispute has been settled. Following an agreement late Friday, the fan video is back on YouTube and Vimeo after a legal chest bumping between lawyers for franchise copyright holder Haim Saban and film fan producer Adi Shankar. Show More Summary

Julianne Moore Leads ‘Maps To The Stars’ Into Theaters: Special B.O. Preview

In the wake of awards season, the specialty arena is revving up with a diverse and numerous slate. Focus World’s Maps To The Stars by David Cronenberg features its own bevy of named talent. Oscar winner Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson star in the Hollywood-set drama. Show More Summary

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