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What Will the 'Slow TV' Phenomenon Look Like If It Comes to the U.S.?

A rather strange programming phenomenon is sweeping Europe: slow TV, which bypasses quick edits and montages in favor of leisurely paced windows into the world. The biggest splash has been made in Norway by a documentarian named Thomas...Show More Summary

Comings & Goings: Fried, Frank’s Co-Head of M&A Moves to Paul Hastings

Big M&A lateral jumps remain rare but a handful of lawyers have found new digs in recent months including David Shine, co-head of M&A at law firm Fried, Frank, Harrison, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, who is moving to Paul Hastings LLP.

Swiss Banks Win Concession in DOJ Program

On one field of battle between the U.S. Justice Department and Swiss private banks, the banks have just gained some ground, winning a concession that indicates the process is moving forward after an earlier impasse.

Red Flags Employers Should Know about Rogue Employees

11 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

A recent Infoworld story included 7 Red Flags about employees regarding “someone you admired, trusted, and invested yourself in ends up embezzling from the company, illegally accessing private emails, or using customer credit card data to buy computer equipment for their home, your incorrectly placed trust in that person will haunt you.”

Are small colleges really doomed?

News that Sweet Briar College, a liberal arts school for women in Virginia, is closing because of financial difficulties sparked new predictions that single-sex colleges and many small and rural private liberal arts colleges around the United States are doomed education because of declining enrollment. College President  James F. Jones Jr. said declining enrollment was […]

Are small colleges really doomed?

News that Sweet Briar College, a liberal arts school for women in Virginia, is closing because of financial difficulties sparked new predictions that single-sex colleges and many small and rural private liberal arts colleges around the United States are doomed education because of declining enrollment. College President  James F. Jones Jr. said declining enrollment was […]

'Bella And The Bulldogs' Renewed for Season 2 & 'The Thundermans' Renewed for Season 3 by Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announced it has renewed live-action hit comedies Bella and the Bulldogs for season two, and The Thundermans for a third season.

Happy 100th “Birthday”, NASA

Let me start by saying that I don’t know if NASA celebrates today as their birthday or not. But if they don’t – they should. Technically, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created on 1 October 1958. On that date, per the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 the newly-created agency called […]

Turkish journalist charged over secret documents from Sledgehammer case

New York, March 4, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Turkish authorities to release Mehmet Baransu, a columnist and correspondent for the privately-owned daily newspaper Taraf, who has been charged with obtaining secret documents and held in custody since March 1, according to news reports....

‘Bella And The Bulldogs’ & ‘Thundermans’ Renewed By Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon has renewed live-action comedies Bella And The Bulldogs for Season 2, and The Thundermans for a third season. Bella And The Bulldogs is Nick’s No. 1 show, averaging 2 million total viewers year-to-date.  Since its Season 2 launch, The Thundermans has ranked No. Show More Summary

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Appoints Chief Film Liaison

The mayor also signed an executive order to simplify permitting and the production process. read more

Octagon’s John Ferriter Exits to Launch Management Firm The Alternative

Kyell Thomas has been promoted to replace him as head of Octagon’s Entertainment Talent Management division read more

FOX LA Crew Attacked on Skid Row

Days after the LAPD shot and killed a homeless man on Skid Row in Los Angeles, a KTTV photographer, producer and reporter were attacked in the same area. Phil Shuman, a reporter for the FOX owned Los Angeles station, says he “wantedShow More Summary

The Left Tries and Fails to Defend Private Hillary Clinton Email Account [Video]

While many prominent liberals, both in and out of the media, have been unable to defend Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account to conduct government business while serving as Secretary of State, the left has attempted to fill the gap, with poor results. One of the biggest flops came from none other than […]

Andrew Lack Steps Down as BBG Director and CEO

Andrew Lack stepped down Wednesday as director and CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, clearing the way for an expected return to NBC–a move which could be announced at any time. In a statement, the BBG said “Andrew Lack was a strong choice to serve as the BBG’s first CEO and Director. Show More Summary

Martha Blackburn Rushes To The Defense Of Awful, Protectionist State Broadband Laws

11 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

While net neutrality justifiably received a ton of press attention last week, we were quick to point out that the FCC's other major decision -- to start attacking protectionist state broadband laws -- may just be a bigger deal. These...Show More Summary

Bruce Willis Will Make His Broadway Debut This Fall In ‘Misery’

The Warner Bros Theatre Ventures production will co-star Elizabeth Marvel in the film adaptation by William Goldman. More to come….

Why Lady Gaga And Vin Diesel Should Be In Every Movie And TV Show

EXCLUSIVE: Wondering why singer Lady Gaga ended up on the next American Horror Story? Or how Vin Diesel is driving massive interest in the upcoming Furious 7 movie? For some quick clues, take a look at our annual compilation of Hollywood’s biggest...Show More Summary

Ray Winstone To Star In ABC Pilot ‘Of Kings And Prophets’

Veteran British actor Ray Winstone (The Departed) is set for a lead in Of Kings And Prophets, ABC’s drama pilot written by Adam Cooper & Bill Collage and directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, which will be filmed in South Africa. The project,...Show More Summary

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