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Brexit: What Hollywood And Europe’s Power Players Fear After Shocking Vote

Hollywood and Europe’s industry executives are reacting with concern over the Brexit vote to leave the UK, and what the result means for partners far and near. The implications are not yet fully parsed, although in such a globalized world, big corporations with media — and notably television — interests in the UK, Europe and the U.S. Show More Summary

Musicians and industry figures demand action on guns in open letter to Congress

Over 200 musicians and industry power players have aligned to take on the powerful gun lobby by signing an open letter to Congress demanding changes in America’s gun laws. The letter, published in Billboard, expresses outrage at the string of mass shootings that have shaken America, including the...

Chile Soccer Team Strengthened by Forays Away From Home

Chile has used this month’s Copa América Centenario to erase any doubts over its emergence as a power player from South America.

Sophia Bush & 'UnREAL' Ladies Joins Glamour for Hollywood & Politics Lunch

Sophia Bush and UnREAL co-stars Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby pose for a super cute photo while attending Glamour and Facebook’s Power Players in Hollywood & Politics Lunch on Monday (June 21) at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. Also in attendance at the event were Gillian Jacobs, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sarah Hyland, [...]

TV Club: The alien bugs and the satire are all over the place on BrainDead

So just what do these space-bugs want, anyway? Having taken over Red Wheatus in the pilot, they’ve transformed Tony Shalhoub’s drunken burnout of a Republican senator into a cynically manipulative, teetotaling power player, whose glee...Show More Summary

How Dustin Johnson and a bungling USGA created one of the rowdiest U.S. Opens ever

A little rules drama and one the most powerful players in golf leave the crowd in a frenzy at Oakmont. What is it about the 12th hole at the 2016 major championships? Just months after Jordan Spieth's stunning collapse at Augusta's 12th, the U.S. Show More Summary

Congratulations to Annie Ives, Power Player in Angeleno Magazine!

Congratulations to Annie Ives for being featured as a Power Player in Angeleno Magazine. For those of us not from Los Angeles, Angeleno Magazine is a highly respected local journal. She was touted for her leadership of TheMLS/Claw since 2002. Show More Summary

Report: Facebook Plans Amplified Presence At This Year’s VidCon And E3 Gatherings

Hollywood Studios like 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. aren’t the only companies slated to have an increased presence at next week’s VidCon gathering in Anaheim, Calif. Facebook, which has become an immensely powerful player in the...Show More Summary

Modeling Power Players Discuss What It Will Take to Make Fashion More Inclusive

Few prominent people in the industry have been as vocal about its lack of diverse faces as casting director James Scully, who has publicly called out everyone from Raf Simons to Demna Gvsalia on their clear (and unacceptable) preference for white models."It’s very upsetting for me when I go to... Continue reading

Fresh Intelligence: America Expands Its Role in Afghanistan, But Obama Thinks Hillary Can Handle It

Good morning and welcome to Fresh Intelligence, our roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you'll be talking about today. In this edition, America changes its rules of engagement in Afghanistan, D.C.’s power players line up behind Hillary Clinton, and hackers target Wendy’s — of all things. Here's the rundown ... More »

Trump son-in-law emerges as quiet force

NEW YORK (AP) — A new power player has emerged among the feuding factions behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, one that through the bonds of marriage enjoys a direct line to the Republican billionaire. Despite limited political experience and some family baggage, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is playing an active role in virtually every aspect […]

The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Need a Good Night In Charlotte

Roush Fenway Racing (Plus 1) RFR has left little doubt that they’re turning things around in 2016.  Once one of NASCAR’s biggest power players, RFR has fallen from that grace in recent years and the last couple of seasons have been more...Show More Summary

The Bard For 100

Jonathan Franzen knows a lot about birds. The novelist competed on Jeopardy’s “Power Players Week” alongside Chuck Todd and S.E. Cupp as part of a variation on the Celebrity Jeopardy theme. Franzen flubbed a few questions about Shakespeare...Show More Summary

Leopoldo Gout: From Immigrant to Hollywood Power Player and Author

Being an immigrant is something that could hold a lot of people back in life and yet for Leopoldo Gout, it was the force he needed to shape all of his success. The author behind the new book 'Genius: The Game' is a man inspired by literature,...Show More Summary

Jonathan Franzen on Jeopardy

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Jonathan Franzen competed on celebrity Jeopardy earlier this week. For the show’s “Power Players Week,” leading journalists and politicians competed to raise money for charity. The award-winning novelist competed against Chuck Todd from Meet the Press and conservative political writer S.E. Show More Summary

Louis CK, a Comedian, Beats Mainstream Media Types at Jeopardy!

From the Free Beacon: Comedian Louis C.K. soundly defeated mainstream media members Wednesday night during a “Power Players” edition ofJeopardy. The popular stand-up comic and star of Louie on FX won $50,000 for Fistula Foundation, which helps women in poor countries get medical attention for injuries sustained during childbirth.

Guess Who Outright Dominated Last Night on Jeopardy Power Players

last monthNews : Mediaite

On paper, it was certainly a tough matchup for Thursday night's edition of Jeopardy Power Players.

Sen. Al Franken is celebrity Jeopardy winner

WASHINGTON — Who is Minnesota Sen. Al Franken? He’s the winner of a special “Power Players Week” episode of “Jeopardy!” that aired Thursday.        

'My Charity Is Fistula Foundation, Alex'

Those five words from Louis CK will change lives. Last night on Power Players Jeopardy Louis played for Fistula Foundation and crushed it, winning $50,000, money that can help nearly 100 poor women in Africa and Asia injured in childbirth get life-transforming surgery. They taped the show last month in Washington, DC. Show More Summary

Louis C.K. Appears on Jeopardy! During the Show’s Power Players Week

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Comedian Louis C.K. appeared on the May 18, 2016 episode of Jeopardy! during the show’s Power Players Week. C.K. competed against journalists Kate Bolduan and Jonathan Capeheart in the game, and showed an impressive level of knowledge. C.K. was playing for the Fistula Foundation, and the charity itself got in on the game by creating a Jeopardy! […]

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