Evan Handler (“Californication”) is set to star in “The Analyst,” a digital serial being produced by Cinelan, about the CIA’s terrorism finance tracking unit. Barbara DeFina (“GoodFellas,” “You Can Count … More »Evan Handler to Star in CIA-Themed Digital Series
David Simon is synonymous with Baltimore. The native son and former Baltimore Sun journalist drew nuanced portraits of the city, its problems and its people in the book that inspired NBC’s “Homicide: Life … More »David Simon Spends Sleepless Night Online as Baltimore Rages
Sam Smith's constant performances and appearances have taken its toll on him. The 22-year-old GRAMMY award-winning singer announced that he's canceling his Australian tour after getting diagnosed … More »Sam Smith Cancels Tour: 'I Have Been Vocally Exhausted for a While Now'
Maker Studios will unveil a slate of short-form programming Tuesday at its NewFronts presentation at the Skylight Clarkson Sq. in Manhattan energized with synergies with the many content powerhouses of … More »NewFronts 2015: Maker Studios to Tout Disney Synergies with Marvel, ESPN
New York-based MCN the Orchard has cut a deal to fund production of its first TV series, “The Jamz,” a workplace comedy set at a Chicago radio station. The project is based on the 2014 New York Television … More »Orchard to Fund Indie TV Series ‘The Jamz’ From NYTV Festival Prods.
UPDATE 2: Complete list of nominees, below: UPDATE: More nominees, below: The National Theatre of Great Britain’s ingenious adaptation of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time and a revival … More »British Plays, American Tuners Split 2015 Tony Nominations; ‘Fish,’ ‘Neverland’ Blanked
Mariah Carey has made a grand entrance in Las Vegas for her upcoming series of shows. The singer pulled up at Caesars Palace, one of the city's most famous casinos, in a classic 1936 pink convertible. … More »Mariah Carey Arrives In Style For Vegas Shows
YouTube announced the first partners to receive funding under its original-content program, which will include comedy series from Smosh and the Fine Bros. as well as feature-length films produced by AwesomenessTV. … More »YouTube to Fund Smosh, Fine Bros., AwesomenessTV Original Content
Faced with stiffening demand for its home-grown stars from online competitors and traditional media, YouTube said it will back original series by four of its best-known creators, including the Fine Brothers, … More »YouTube Backs Movies, Series With AwesomenessTV, Four Of Its Biggest Stars
Like other digital video providers, Maker Studios is using its NewFront presentation in New York this morning to introduce new shows. But the short-form content specialist is especially eager to highlight … More »Maker Studios Will Develop Online Videos With Marvel And Other Disney Units
Hollywood continues to dominate Broadway with Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan, Elisabeth Moss, Helen Mirren, Ken Watanabe, Patricia Clarkson, and The Affair’s Ruth Wilson all picking up acting nominations … More »2015 Tony Awards: Hollywood Dominates with Noms for Bradley Cooper, Helen Mirren & More
Ed Miliband was caught on camera leaving the home of Russell Brand after giving a late-night television interview. It initially sparked speculation Brand was going to endorse Labour after months of telling … More »Miliband In Late-Night Visit To Brand's House
The surprise of the season, “An American in Paris,” and the sure thing, “Fun Home,” have come out neck and neck in the race for the 2015 Tony Awards, scoring an even dozen nominations apiece. “Something … More »Tony Awards Nominations Announced
Keith Harris, the ventriloquist famous for his TV appearances with Orville, has died aged 67. The father-of-three had a number-four hit with Orville's Song in 1982 - selling 400,00 copies. Between 1982 … More »Orville Ventriloquist Keith Harris Dies
Who are we to believe: Uncle Jesse or Michelle Tanner? After the blogosphere exploded with joy that Netflix had picked up a Full House reboot, the show's stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen claimed … More »John Stamos Calls 'Bullsh**' on Olsen Twins' 'Full House' Reboot Claims
MADRID — Adrian Garcia Bogliano’s “Scherzo Diabolico,” Santiago Fernandez’s “Intimate Witness” and Javier Diment’s “The Rotten Link” will screen at Cannes’ 2nd Blood Window, which will open up from its … More »Cannes: ‘Scherzo,’ ‘Witness,’ ‘Link’ Set For Cannes’ Blood Window
PRAGUE — Building on a “you’re the star” theme, the Karlovy Vary Film Festival’s 50th edition will kick off with a massive street party July 3, serenaded by Czech rockers and foregoing the usual formal … More »Karlovy Vary Prepares to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Gisele Bundchen retired from the runway only to bare her entire body on the cover of a high-fashion magazine. Completely nude, the supermodel is posing like a Greek statue while holding the letter "G" … More »Gisele Bundchen Poses Completely Nude for 'Vogue Brasil'
Hiroshi Yamagata was working on a Chinese documentary when the avalanche struck. More »Nepal Earthquake: Japanese Sound Engineer Killed in Everest Avalanche
BARCELONA — Paris-based bank Natixis Coficine, Europe’s biggest film lender, and Spain’s Audiovisual SGR have pacted for SGR, a bank guarantee fund, to underwrite a €20 million ($21.7 million) 2015 Natixis … More »Natixis Coficine, Spain’s Audiovisual SGR Strike $22 Million Spain Deal
The video shows the intial stages of Saturday's Nepalese earthquake as a wall of snow and ice smashes into the Base Camp. More »Nepal Earthquake: Footage of Everest Avalanche Hits YouTube
“Afterthought,” the Israeli film that premieres as a special screening at Cannes next month will be handled globally by The Match Factory. More »Cannes: Israel’s ‘Afterthought’ Picked up by Match Factory (EXCLUSIVE)
Digital-media company Refinery29, focused on female millennial audiences, raised $50 million in funding from cable programmer Scripps Networks Interactive and global advertising giant WPP. The round brings … More »Refinery29 Raises $50 Million from Scripps Networks, WPP