“This tribute will reflect the awe and admiration these individuals deserve,” said Maura Mandt, executive producer of the ESPYs. The hundreds of sexual abuse survivors who spoke out against former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar are set to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this year’s ESPY Awards.  ESPN
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Joachim Trier’s jury awarded the Nespresso Grand Prize and other honors. The first major awards of this year’s Cannes Film Festival were handed out Wednesday night, with Diamantino taking the top honor in the Critics’ Week sidebar. Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s surrealist film, one of seven features in competition, took the Nespresso Grand Prize.
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Sources say talks are underway for a potential third season — with its fifth showrunner. Days after ABC surprisingly canceled Designated Survivor, the Kiefer Sutherland starrer may be the latest series to be revived. Sources say Netflix, which is the international SVOD home for the Entertainment One politcal drama, is mulling a potential third season
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Oscar-winning production designer Dean Tavoularis will also be honored at the June 11 ceremony. Jodie Foster will receive an honorary degree from the AFI Conservatory, along with Oscar-winning production designer Dean Tavoularis. A two-time Academy Award winner for acting, Foster has transitioned to behind-the-camera work in recent years but will next be seen starring in the
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Manson helped to usher in the modern era of Hollywood market research through his innovative campaign for the 1971 horror film ‘Willard,’ and also specialized in cutting TV spots and trailers, including the famous one for the 1981 horror film ‘Scanners.’ Arthur Manson, a veteran marketing and distribution executive who helped to usher in the
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ESPN’s pitch to advertisers is essentially sports sells itself. It’s a new day at ESPN. That was apparent after ESPN’s presentation to advertisers when newly minted president Jimmy Pitaro addressed reporters from a podium set up outside the mezzanine at the Minskoff Theatre. Pitaro, who was named president earlier this year and in the wake of his
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Overseas, ‘Infinity War’ debuts to a near-record $200 million in China as it becomes the top-grossing superhero pic of all time globally. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War finished its third weekend at the box office with $1.606 billion in global ticket sales after earning another $61.8 million in North America and launching in China
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The ‘Life of the Party’ star told embarrassing anecdotes about the “Weekend Update” co-anchor and showered him with affection. Melissa McCarthy returned to Saturday Night Live this week in a guest role as cast member Michael Che’s “stepmom,” who interrupted the recurring segment “Weekend Update” to tell embarassing anecdotes about the co-anchor and shower him with
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Schumer and cast members made quips about day-to-day lives in the dystopian Gilead and complimented each other on their monotonous red robes. Amy Schumer poked fun at the Hulu original series The Handmaid’s Tale during her Saturday Night Live hosting gig this week in sketch about a Sex in the City spinoff dubbed Handmaids in the City. Joined
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Off-network sales are becoming a relic as outside studios are forced to give up a piece of ownership in TV’s new vertically aligned world. Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s surprising move to NBC and Fox’s Last Man Standing revival are the latest examples of the broadcast networks’ push to own their their programming. Andy Samberg’s Brooklyn is produced by
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Creators Mike Schur and Dan Goor along with cast including Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz and Chelsea Peretti posted the news on social media Friday night. After NBC’s 11th-hour save of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the cast and crew of the canceled-and-quickly-revived comedy wasted no time in celebrating their re-employed status on social media Friday night. Fox canceled Brooklyn
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