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Jay Z's Tidal music service replaces its CEO two weeks after launch

Peter Tonstad named interim chief executive, replacing Andy Chen Jay Z and Jack White personally call subscribers to thank them Andy Chen will no longer serve as the chief executive of Tidal, Jay Z’s music streaming service, the company announced this week. Show More Summary

Isabelle Fuhrman Joins ‘Masters Of Sex’

She is all grown up! As Masters of Sex fast forwards another half-decade to 1966 in Season 3, the Showtime drama has cast Isabelle Fuhrman in a major recurring role as Virginia Johnson’s daughter Tessa. Set in 1966, Season 3 of Masters...Show More Summary

‘Unfriended’ Review: Will Teens Go Offline To See This ‘Grand Googlenol’?

It seems Hollywood finally has found a way of getting teens offline and in line. Just make a movie like Unfriended, where the entire 82-minute running time takes place in front of a computer screen. Blumhouse has done it again. As IShow More Summary

Justice Dept. Lawyers May Recommend Blocking Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal (Report)

After the recommendation goes to top officials next week, it will be up to them to decide whether to file a suit to block the deal [Report] read more

‘Modern Family’ Writer-Producer Vali Chandrasekaran Inks 20th TV Overall Deal

Modern Family co-executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran has signed a two-year overall deal with the studio behind the Emmy-winning ABC comedy, 20th Century Fox Television. Under the pact, Chandrasekaran will continue as co-executiveShow More Summary

Mob Ties: ‘Boardwalk Empire’s Connections To Gangster Pic ‘The Wannabe’ – Tribeca

“If anyone believes in synchronicity, this was a case of it,” exclaims The Wannabe star and producer Vincent Piazza. The actor who many HBO auds know as soft guy-gone-fierce mobster Charlie Luciano on Boardwalk Empire, told DeadlineShow More Summary

Meredith Wechter Exits ICM, Puts Josh Gad, ‘Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot In Play

EXCLUSIVE: The movement of agents continues. Meredith Wechter, a longtime agent at ICM Partners whose clients include Josh Gad and Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, has left the agency and will be moving on. I’ve confirmed she’s no longer at ICM, where she spent a decade. Show More Summary

Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit

The judge rejects Disney's efforts to show that John Lasseter and the other creators of the "Frozen" trailer lacked access to Wilson's work. The lawsuit could go to trial in October. read more

Dominic Cooper Set For ‘Preacher’ Lead

After lengthy negotiations, Dominic Cooper has closed a deal to play the lead in AMC drama pilot Preacher, based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's cult 1990s comic. The project, from Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, Sony TV and AMC Studios,...Show More Summary

The ‘Dope’ Full-Length Trailer Lives Up To Its Name

High top fades, punk rock and def raps are the order of the day in Dope, a major breakout at Sundance this year that, in the wake of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, couldn’t feel more timely. Now you can see for yourself as the...Show More Summary

Zosia Mamet, Jessica Biel Play Femmes On The Edge In ‘Bleeding Heart’ – Tribeca

Movies by women, starring women, about women. Tribeca Film Festival has found some groundbreaking films being made by females this year.  Last night, the concert doc Mary J Blige – The London Sessions bowed following the R&B artist recording her 13th studio album. Show More Summary

‘Mom’ Grows At 9 PM, ‘Scandal’ Ratings Up In Return, ‘TVD’ Flirts With Low

CBS’ Mom is starting to settle into its temporary Thursday 9 PM slot where the sophomore comedy is being tested with a couple of airings. Last night, Mom drew a 2.2 in adults 18-49, up +10% (.2) from its first outing at 9 PM last week. Show More Summary

Vinyl Albums Show A 37% Sales Increase In 2015 Prior To Record Store Day

Last year, vinyl unit sales totaled 9.2 million, a 6.1 million increase in 2013. With 2015's vinyl sales up 37% in the first three months of the year, and the growing popularity of Record Store Day (which is tomorrow - go buy something) it looks as though digital music is...

STX Entertainment Puts Its $350M To $400M Account In Horizon Media’s Hands

STX Entertainment has just named Horizon Media as its “agency of record,” which means that Horizon will handle its media planning and buys, strategy, research and analytics and partnerships with promotions. This is a big deal, given that STX has a media budget of $350M to $400M annually that it will spend to promote its 12-to-15 films a year. Show More Summary

Spike TV Teams With Jerry Bruckheimer Television For ‘Harvest’ Drama

Spike TV has put in development Harvest, a drama series from Jerry Bruckheimer and Warner Horizon Television. The project, part of Spike’s expansion into scripted programming, marks the cable network’s first collaboration with a major studio. Show More Summary

Robert Morton Signs With UTA

The Emmy-winning producer who moved with David Letterman from NBC to CBS in 1993 has a new agency home. Robert Morton has inked with UTA. Morton was with Letterman for more than a decade, earning nine Emmy noms and winning in 1994. He...Show More Summary

One Third of US Consumers Still Buy Music Downloads, Despite Streaming's Gained Momentum

Although music streaming is getting the biggest headlines these days, recent research from MusicWatch, a company providing consumer research for the music industry, indicates that consumers have not entirely given up on paid music downloads. In fact, one third of U.S. consumers purchased music downloads last year. Guest Post by...

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