5 hrs ago
'Problem Child' Reboot in the Works at NBC
The network has handed out a script commitment for a remake of 1990 feature film Problem Child, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. From writer Scott Armstrong , the half-hour, single-camera comedy is based on the John Ritter pic of the same name and centers on every parent's worst nightmare: a problem child.
17 hrs ago
Amazon has Netflix in sights with 'Transparent'
Online retail giant Amazon celebrated Monday the launch of a new original show it hopes will help catch up with streaming pioneer Netflix. "Transparent," which had a red-carpet unveiling in Los Angeles, features a transgender character in the central role of a show which has already generated strong critical buzz.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Motley Fool
Will Amazon Fire TV Benefit From Soaring Interest in Prime Instant Video?
Parks Associates estimates the market for streaming media players will grow 23% annualized between 2013 and 2018 as more of us get used to tuning in on-demand. Amazon's streaming traffic volume, as measured by Qwilt last March, increased by 94% over the previous 12 months.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Hulu to stream L.A. Times' short-form videos
The Los Angeles Times announced the launch of its Los Angeles Times Originals' short-form video series on Hulu, which will include "The Envelope Emmy Roundtables." Pictured actors: Vera Farmiga , Norman Reedus , Jon Hamm , Lizzy Caplan Vera Farmiga , Norman Reedus , Jon Hamm , Lizzy Caplan The Los Angeles Times announced Friday that millions of viewers will now be able to stream The Times' short-form videos on Hulu.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Aniplex of America to Host US Premiere of Fate/stay night in Los Angeles
Fans of the animation production company ufotable and the Fate/ franchise are definitely in for a treat! Aniplex of America, Inc. recently announced that they will be hosting an exclusive U.S. premiere event for the critically-acclaimed anime series, Fate/stay night . The event will be at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles on September 28th in partnership with ELEVEN ARTS.
ITV To Invest in Believe Entertainment Group, A Leading Producer Of Premium Digital Content
Digital entertainment company Believe Entertainment Group today announced it has signed an investment deal with ITV plc , the leading U.K.-based television and broadcast company that is now the largest independent producer of unscripted content in the U.S. As part of the agreement ITV will also join Believe Entertainment Groups board of directors. As a strategic partner, ITV will contribute its own U.S. production expertise, international distribution and talent relationships to enhance Believe Entertainment Groups existing projects and maximize its own long-form television formats.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
COLUMN-How much money is raised and spent in fighting cancer?
"More than $261 million has been pledged to support its programs," the report continued, adding that the organization "has funded 12 teams of researchers, two transnational research teams and 26 young scientists." Last weekend was also the Race for the Cure, run through New York's Central Park, organized by the nonprofit foundation, Susan G. Komen.
'Stand Up To Cancer' raises $109 million in pledges
Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 4th Annual Stand Up 2 Cancer Live Benefit at The Dolby Theatre on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
TV Recaps: Sailor Moon Review: New English Dub Is a Beautiful Transformation
Usagi Tsukino returns, as peppy and put-upon as ever, in VIZ Media's new English dub of the original Sailor Moon anime . Sailor Moon launched magical girls into popularity, and for many in North America, the English dub of the anime was the first time seeing Japanese animation, with all its tropes and conventions.
Comedy Central to Premiere 18th Season of South Park, 9/24
"South Park" returns for its 18th season with ten all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, September 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central . On Tuesday, September 16, "South Park: The Complete Seventeenth Season" will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Detroit Free Press
James Corden to succeed Craig Ferguson as CBS late-night host
CBS has added the final piece to its late-night makeover, replacing Scottish host Craig Ferguson with British actor James Corden at the 'Late Late Show,' which airs weeknights at 12:37 a.m. ET/PT. Corden, 36, is unknown to many American viewers, but has appeared in films , won a Tony in 2012 as lead actor in Broadway's 'One Man, Two Guvnors ,' cocreated British TV comedy 'Gavin and Stacey' and wrote and stars in BBC's 'The Wrong Mans,' available on Hulu.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Stand Up to Cancer: See Reese Witherspoon, Katie Couric and More Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet
The stars have aligned! Hollywood's biggest names have descended on Nokia Theater in Los Angeles for the 2014 Stand Up to Cancer telethon. And these A-listers have something in common on tonight's red carpet - they rocking Stand Up to Cancer tees! Katie Couric was cool in her black top and Reese Witherspoon was chic in her tee and skirt combo.
Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50M
Entertainment metadata juggernaut Gracenote acquired Baseline for $50 million on Wednesday, adding to its portfolio descriptions of more than 300,000 movies and TV shows dating back to 1896. Metadata are details about content such as a work's title, author and date of creation.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
'Stand Up To Cancer' telecast features variety of stars, contacting donors via social media
Anyone interested in keeping the giving-to-find-a-cure momentum going, that was swelled this summer with the ALS ice bucket challenge, can tuned into the hour-long, commercial-free telecast, "Stand Up To Cancer," being broadcast on Sept.
Tribune Media's Gracenote acquires Baseline for $50 million cash
Tribune Media Co.' s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as the company looks to broaden its footprint and better compete with rivals like Rovi.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nashville Country Revival Now on Hulu
The popular Nashville Country Revival TV show has already been seen by fans of its inspirational Country, Gospel and Bluegrass flavored music in the past 2 years on traditional TV networks such as Daystar, Heartland TV, TCT and a host of other national, network platforms..
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Thu Aug 28, 2014
New on streaming: 'To Be Takei,' 'Capt. America'
New on streaming: 'To Be Takei,' 'Capt. America' What's new on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes and OnDemand, etc.
'Party Down' cult comedy to be available on Hulu
Hulu announced that all episodes of the cult comedy " Party Down " are coming to Hulu Plus , reported the Chicago Tribune on Aug. 27, 2014.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hulu's New Argument In Privacy Case: Didn't Know 'Like' Button Sent Users' Data To Facebook
Hulu says in new court papers that it's entitled to prevail in a lawsuit accusing the company of violating a federal privacy law by allegedly sharing users' personal information with Facebook.