Month: July 2017

Tesla has been pressured for months by large investors who encouraged the car company to add a couple of directors who didn’t have ties to Elon Musk. James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, has joined Tesla’s board of directors, the energy-efficient car company run by Elon Musk said Monday. “James has been instrumental
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Kovolenko, who handles marketing strategy and operations for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel, will relocates to Los Angeles as part of promotion. Discovery has promoted Josh Kovolenko to senior vp marketing strategy and operations for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. In his new role, Kovolenko will oversee the marketing strategy and
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“The explosion of original content globally is creating an opportunity for new, innovative and diverse ways to engage audiences beyond the series itself,” says Katie O’Connell Marsh about the creation of Platform One. John Malone’s international cable operator Liberty Global and private equity group TPG’s TPG Growth on Monday unveiled a new production and distribution
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After Nick promised his younger brother help, Aaron retaliated with attack, addressing how to recover from “gossip and defamation” and accusing Nick of handling the situation unfairly. Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter reached out to his little brother, Aaron Carter, over the weekend offering to help the singer out after Aaron’s DUI arrest on Saturday
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The controversial conservative author has had a weekend-long feud with the airline on social media after a mix-up over her seat on a recent flight. Delta Airlines fired back at Ann Coulter on Sunday describing the conservative author and pundit’s weekend-long barrage of insults and heated criticism as “unacceptable and unnecessary.” “We’re sorry you did
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Still, ‘Apes’ is the latest franchise title to come in behind the last installment as Hollywood battles sequel fatigue; ‘Wish Upon’ gets lost, while ‘The Big Sick’ places No. 5 in its nationwide expansion. Director Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes succeeded in scaring off Spider-Man: Homecoming at the North American box
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July 13, 2017 2:19pm PT by Scott Feinberg Courtesy of Netflix; Courtesy of HBO; Courtesy of National Geographic Channels From left: Aziz Ansari on ‘Master of None’; Nicole Kidman on ‘Big Little Lies’; Neil deGrasse Tyson on ‘StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson’ Check out host Scott Feinberg’s conversations with nominated performers, hosts, writers, directors, producers
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This year also marked the first nomination for a Facebook Live broadcast as well as the first original Snapchat show. This isn’t the first year that virtual reality experiences have been eligible for Emmy consideration, but the growth in the area is evident. A trio of VR projects on Thursday were nominated for outstanding original
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The partners, who have so far worked with Sky and ABC, respectively, say the editorial and news gathering deal will “significantly enhance” their global reporting capabilities. CBS News and BBC News on Thursday unveiled an editorial and news gathering partnership that they said would “significantly enhance the global reporting capabilities” of both organizations. The announcement
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Third time is rarely the charm, but turning high-school-centric angst on its head helps Tom Holland’s wallcrawler rise above. [Warning: This story contains spoilers for Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.] Though the last decade has seen a massive proliferation of superhero movies, only a few powerful characters have stuck in the pop-culture consciousness for more than a
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W. Kamau Bell talks to Appalachian families, Muslim Americans and Chicago gang members on ‘United Shades of America.’ “The whole idea is that I’m getting out of my comfort zone,” W. Kamau Bell told The Hollywood Reporter during the Reality TV Roundtable in regards to his hit CNN series, United Shades of America. Right now,
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“He was a great talent, and his words and presence will be forever missed.” Nelsan Ellis, the actor who starred in HBO’s True Blood as Lafayette Reynolds, has died, his manager Emily Gerson Saines, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 39. “Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure,” Saines said. “He was a
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