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NBC’s Thanksgiving Parade Coverage Launches With Gloria Estefan Musical ‘On Your Feet!’

Already looking like a hit with Broadway theatergoers, newcomer On Your Feet! — the biotuner about the courtship and rise to superstardom of the Miami Sound Machine’s  Gloria and Emilio Estefan — got a priceless plug Thursday morning,  leading off NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Show More Summary

Adele Sales Update: Sales Top 2.8 Million, More Records Broken

Adele's blockbuster release "25" continues to break sales record both in the U.S. and abroad. First week album sales of more than 3 million are all but inevitable. ____________________________________ From Nielsen Adele’s 25 has now also broken the sales record in Canada, selling at least 261,000 albums in just over...

Cannes Lions Advertising Festival Adds Music Event

Music is getting its own event at the highly regarded global advertising and branding gathering, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. __________________________________________ The well-regarded annual Cannes LionsShow More Summary

New York's Submarine, Sweden's NonStop Launch Doc Label

The NonStop Submarine label plans to release 10-15 non-fiction titles a year. read more

10 Thankful Songs For Your Thanksgiving Playlist

"Alice's Restaurant" - Arlo Guthrie "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" - Sly & The Family Stone "Thank You" - Dido "The Thanksgiving Song" - Adam Sandler "Thank You For The Music"- Abba "Thank You Lord" - Bob Marley "Thank You" - Led Zeppelin "We Are Family" - Sister...

Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Cemetery Of Splendour’ Wins Best Film At Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Cemetery Of Splendour’ has won the best film award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia. The awards, which took place Thursday in Brisbane, featured a special tribute to Paris, home to partner organisation UNESCO. Show More Summary

BBC Youth Network Online-Only Move Gets Final Approval

The BBC Trust provisionally approved the move this summer, but said certain concerns would need to be addressed before final approval. read more

Concert Etiquette 101: Tips Every Music Lover Should Know

Festivals, intimate club shows and arena tours are the places to be to see your favorite band or entertainer. In fact, you might see several shows a month because music is your passion. When you frequent concerts, there’s a specific culture that you encounter. Show More Summary

History Channel To Air Exclusive Doc On Paris Attacks

A+E Networks UK will broadcast a one-hour special event docu on the History Channel about the Paris attacks that claimed at least 130 lives. Terror: Seven Days In Paris looks at the tragedy in Paris in the context of a world faced with the threat of international terrorism. Show More Summary

Give it away now: John Frusciante releases batch of songs for free

‘Art is a matter of giving,’ says former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist after releasing tracks for free in response to reaction to his claim he has ‘no audience’ Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has released six projects’ worth of music for free on his Bandcamp and Soundcloud pages. Show More Summary

BBC Chair Touts Broadcaster's Role in "Darwinian Success" of U.K. Creative Industries

Rona Fairhead cites the public broadcaster's contribution to the British music industry as an example and calls for an "evolution, rather than revolution" as the government discusses the BBC's future role. read more

Casey Kasem's Widow Sued by Children for Wrongful Death

The wrongful death lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Jean Kasem of elder abuse. read more

Sumner Redstone: Sad New Claims and What's Next in the Fight

The mogul's ex paints a picture of Redstone in decline ("obsessed" with sex and steak, "a living ghost") in new court documents over who will care for him, while others deny the depiction ("engaged and attentive," says Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman). read more

Paul Walker’s Father Sues Porsche For ‘Fast And Furious’ Actor’s Death

Almost two years after his son’s death in a fiery car crash, the father of Fast & Furious star Paul Walker has followed his granddaughter’s lead and filed a wrongful death suit against Porsche. Seeking unspecific damages, the lawsuit...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Gets PG-13 Rating

Brace yourselves: the MPAA has divined the will of the force, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received a PG-13 rating. This is the second time, after Revenge of the Sith, that a Star Wars film has received the rating. Despite the opaque process under which the MPAA works, we know there are a few reasons why a film might be PG-13 instead of PG. Show More Summary

How ‘Room’ Mates Larson, Abrahamson & Tremblay Architected Book-To-Film Alchemy – Awardsline

"You can imagine the crass studio executive reaction to the pitch for Room: 'Forget it,' " says director Lenny Abrahamson of his film that has commanded so much Oscar buzz since its September unveiling at the Telluride Film Festival. Yes,...Show More Summary

Oscar-Winning ‘Sicario’ Editor Joe Walker On Editing For Tension & ‘Story Of Your Life’: “It’s Amy Adams & Aliens”

Throughout his career, editor Joe Walker has worked with some of the most critically lauded and commercially successful directors in the business—among them, Michael Mann and Steve McQueen. Walker won an Oscar for his editing of 12 Years...Show More Summary

‘Second Chance’ Trailer: Basically The Six Million Dollar Scrooge

A teaser trailer for Fox’s upcoming thriller series Second Chance dropped a couple of weeks back, and it utterly failed to give you the most important information about the basic premise. Fox has wisely given itself another opportunity, with a brand new trailer that makes it much more clear. Show More Summary

Pete Hammond’s Notes On The Season: Eddie Redmayne Dines Out, Sly Stallone Trusts In Youth, And Leonardo Di Caprio Deserves The Medal Of Honor

A new weekly column talking up the season with bits and pieces from the awards circuit.  20th Century Fox and New Regency took the veil off one of the season’s most anticipated movies,  reigning Oscar winner Alejandro G. Inarritu’s brutally...Show More Summary

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