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‘Superior Donuts’: Judd Hirsch To Star In New Pilot For CBS Comedy In Recasting

Veteran actor Judd Hirsch has been tapped as the co-lead opposite Jermaine Fowler in CBS’ multi-camera comedy pilot Superior Donuts. After the end of this past pilot season, where Superior Donuts was in serious consideration for a series...Show More Summary

Veteran TV Exec Nicholas Oakley-Tilley Joins Mission Control Media As SVP Development

Unscripted production company Mission Control Media (Hollywood Game Night, Face Off) has hired veteran television executive Nicholas Oakley-Tilley as Senior Vice President, Development. Oakley-Tilley will be responsible for ramping up...Show More Summary

Shonda Rhimes, Bryan Cranston & Dozens Of Other Celebrities Join Anti-Trump Campaign

More than 100 actors, producers and others from the entertainment industry are banding together in an effort to keep reality TV star-turned-GOP nominee Donald Trump out of the White House. Artists United Against Hate is backed by the likes of Bryan Cranston, Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy, Ilene Chaiken, Michael Moore, Samuel L. Show More Summary

Comedian DC Young Fly Signs With ICM Partners

Comedian DC Young Fly has signed with ICM Partners. DC can next be seen in Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out, with Season 8 set to debut August 4 on MTV. He currently appears in Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ On Tour, which debuted this month on MTV2. In his first acting turn, DC can be seen in feature Almost Christmas which hits theaters this fall. Show More Summary

‘Project Greenlight’ Canceled By HBO

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s docuseries Project Greenlight will not be moving forward at HBO. “When we picked up a new season in 2014, we imagined a one season revival and decided in early 2016 another season did not make sense for us,” HBO said in a statement. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Banks Makes Donald Trump Entrance At DNC, Accuses GOP Nominee Of Stealing Her ‘Hunger Games’ Act

Elizabeth Banks joined the growing list of Hollywood luminaries who have mocked Donald Trump’s rock-star, Queen-tune-pinching entrance at last week’s RNC in Cleveland “You know I don’t usually say this about Donald Trump, but that was over the top! The Trump campaign is so hard up for money I bought that fog machine on Ebay for 30 bucks. Show More Summary

Brit Morgan Joins ‘The Arrangement’ Drama Series On E!

True Blood alumna Brit Morgan has booked a recurring role on E!’s new scripted drama series The Arrangement. Produced by Universal Cable Productions, The Arrangement follows Megan Morrison (Christine Evangelista), a beautiful young actress...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Makes History As Female POTUS Candidate By Major Political Party

History was made at 3:39 PM PT today when South Dakota put Hillary Clinton over the 2,382 delegates needed to make her the first women to head a major political party’s presidential ticket. Inside the convention hall, the tally was not...Show More Summary

Oprah Winfrey To Star In ‘A Wrinkle In Time,’ Re-Teaming With ‘Selma’ Helmer Ava DuVernay

Disney and Selma director Ava DuVernay are setting Oprah Winfrey to star in A Wrinkle In Time, an adaptation of the 1963 Newbery Medal-winning Madeleine L'Engle fantasy classic novel that has a script by Oscar-winning Frozen writer and co-director Jennifer Lee. Show More Summary

Louisiana Tax Incentive Cuts Create Hard Times For Local Film Crews

Louisiana's scaled-back film tax incentives program put a huge dent in jobs for film crews there. Facing a severe budget crunch, the state last year slashed its annual budget for the incentives to $180 million – down from $222 million spent in 2014. Show More Summary

Television Academy Splits Emmy Awards Over Three Nights, Announces Lineup Of Categories For Each Show

With a record 113 categories to deal with the Television Academy has split up the primetime categories into three separate shows with three separate and identical Governors Balls.  As previously announced  the Creative Arts Emmy Show will now take place over the course of two nights  on September 10 and September 11. Show More Summary

‘Nerve’ Review: Hey Kids, Don’t Try This At Home

Lionsgate just can’t seem to get enough of those YA novel adaptations. After the likes of The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent, along comes another. But this one strikes a different kind of nerve, which is why it is probably called,...Show More Summary

Disney Channel Orders Boy With Talking Hand Comedy Pilot ‘Right Hand Guy’

Disney Channel has given a pilot green light to Right Hand Guy, a high-concept comedy from Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous co-creator Dan Lagana. The show stars 12-year-old Steele Stebbins (Vacation, NBC’s Heartbeat) as Jeff and chronicles his adventures with his best friend Katie and his other best friend — his suddenly sentient, talking hand. Show More Summary

‘MadTV’: Ike Barinholtz & Debra Wilson To Appear In The CW Revival

The Mindy Project's Ike Barinholtz and comedian Debra Wilson will return to their MadTV roots, appearing as guest stars in the revival series, which premieres tonight on the CW. Barinholtz and Wilson will join previously announced MadTV...Show More Summary

Pierce Brosnan Joins Scott Mann’s ‘Final Score’ With Dave Bautista

Pierce Brosnan, who just recently completed Martin Campbell’s The Foreigner opposite Jackie Chan, has signed on to Scott Mann's actioner Final Score with Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy).  Final Score, written by the brothersShow More Summary

‘Marco Polo’ Creator: Netflix Series “Breaking Barriers” On Diversity – Guest Column

Editors note: While diversity in casting is increasingly front and center, there’s evidence of a reward in greater viewership. Take Netflix’s Marco Polo, the John Fusco-created historical drama that just bowed its Season 2. Netflix doesn’t...Show More Summary

Apple’s iPhone Sales Decline, But Not As Much As Wall Street Feared

Apple didn’t have much to brag about in the June quarter, but the just released report for its fiscal Q3 surpassed investors’ low expectations — lifting shares about 5% in post market trading. All eyes are on its cash cow, the iPhone. Show More Summary

CNN rules ratings on opening night of Democratic convention

CNN had the largest prime-time audience on the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, but all three cable news networks saw ratings rise over 2012 levels. An estimated 26 million viewers watched the speakers featured in the 10 to 11:30 p.m. EDT time slot at the convention in Philadelphia,...

Twitter Shares Fall After It Misses Street’s Q2 Revenue Expectations

Twitter shares are down more than 8% in post market trading after it reported mixed Q2 results that notably fell short of analysts’ revenue expectations. The social media company had a net loss of $107.2 million, a 21.6% improvementShow More Summary

Stephen Colbert’s Live RNC Shows Bring Buzz And Ratings Gains, But Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight’ Still Rules Roost

Stephen Colbert’s Late Show enjoyed an modest RNC ratings bump, and a more noticeable spike in digital performance. But NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon continued to rule the timeslot by hefty margins. Late Show with StephenShow More Summary

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