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Industry News

Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

NBC, Comedy Central Silent on Writer’s Toxic Trump Tweet
2 months ago

NBC, Comedy Central Silent on Writer’s Toxic Trump Tweet

This week we’ve seen what happens when an employee shares a vicious sentiment on social media.

CBS canned legal executive Hayley Geftman-Gold after she penned the following on Facebook about …
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7 Dumbest Celebrity Reactions to Las Vegas Massacre
2 months ago

7 Dumbest Celebrity Reactions to Las Vegas Massacre

No one does “hot takes” worse than celebrities.

Name the hot button issue, and chances are a star will have something downright stupefying to share. Often it comes in ALL …
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What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?
2 months ago

What’s Inside the ‘Suburbicon’ Press Lunch Box?

Entertainment reporters get pretty unusual stuff in the mail.

Shower radios. Stuffed animals. Potatoes. You name it, it’s hit my mailbox emblazoned with a new movie, TV show or streaming …
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How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge
2 months ago

How Fame, Fortune Pushed Lady Gaga to the Edge

In 1954 Marlon Brando won the Oscar, the Golden Globe, and four other major awards for his role in “On the Waterfront.”

Later that week a reporter asked Brando, “What’s …
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Celebrities Love Free Speech! (If It Hurts Trump)
2 months ago

Celebrities Love Free Speech! (If It Hurts Trump)

Anyone remember the collective Hollywood outcry when the NFL threatened to fine Avery Williamson for wearing cleats honoring 9/11?

Or when the league nixed a plan for Dallas Cowboy players …
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Wicked Good Pairings: Ultimate Double Features Part 2
2 months ago

Wicked Good Pairings: Ultimate Double Features Part 2

Back by popular demand, more double feature tips for your viewing pleasure.

I love movies, yet I don’t consider myself a critic of movies or television; I’m more of an …
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Should Conservatives Boycott Hollywood Films?
2 months ago

Should Conservatives Boycott Hollywood Films?

A group calling itself the Women’s Media Summit has a radical plan for fixing Hollywood’s gender imbalance.

Boycott Hollywood movies that don’t meet the group’s definition of a gender-balanced production. …
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Fastball Fan Keeps Promise, Throws Epic House Party
2 months ago

Fastball Fan Keeps Promise, Throws Epic House Party

Everyone enjoys a good house party, but L.A.-based comedian and podcaster Chet Wild took things to a whole new level this week.

Wild hosted a crowd of 30 strangers and …
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While ‘mother!’ Crashes ‘Gracia’ Surprises at Box Office
2 months ago

While ‘mother!’ Crashes ‘Gracia’ Surprises at Box Office

Audiences didn’t exactly flock to see the new Jennifer Lawrence movie “mother!”

Director Darren Aronofsky’s latest earned $7.5 million over the weekend, lower than even the most modest box office …
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Zero Emmy Surprises: Trump-Bashing Content Rules
2 months ago

Zero Emmy Surprises: Trump-Bashing Content Rules

To the surprise of nobody, Sunday’s Emmy broadcast was yet another chance for the liberal Hollywood elite to do what they always do – insult half the country, alienate viewers …
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