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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.

‘Murphy Brown’ Perfectly Captures Fake News
3 weeks ago

‘Murphy Brown’ Perfectly Captures Fake News

The creative force behind “Murphy Brown” 2.0 made it clear why the sitcom rose from its sitcom grave.

Donald Trump. President Donald Trump, to be precise.

The head …
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Why Classic Movies (Still) Rule the Big Screen
3 weeks ago

Why Classic Movies (Still) Rule the Big Screen

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Christopher Reeve in his signature role!

“Superman,” the 1978 smash starring Reeve as the Man of Steel, is …
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H’Wood Sites Ignore Avenatti’s Actress Accuser
3 weeks ago

H’Wood Sites Ignore Avenatti’s Actress Accuser

Lawyer Michael Avenatti’s name alone makes Google sweat.

The hard-charging Democrat and aspiring presidential candidate played a key role in two massive news stories this year:

Hollywood’s Other #MeToo Problem, Explained
3 weeks ago

Hollywood’s Other #MeToo Problem, Explained

A lot has been written about CEOs in the developed world, and how underrepresented females are in senior positions in business.

Too little has been said about the lack of …
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Director: Left Can’t Beat ‘Battle Rapper’ Trump
4 weeks ago

Director: Left Can’t Beat ‘Battle Rapper’ Trump

Joseph Kahn is no conservative.

The director behind acclaimed music videos by Taylor Swift, Eminem and Mariah Carey proudly calls himself a liberal. He still crafted one of the most …
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Comic: ‘Raymond’ Alum Fired Me Over Trump
4 weeks ago

Comic: ‘Raymond’ Alum Fired Me Over Trump

Steve McGrew has had enough.

The Colorado comic kept quiet after “Everybody Loves Raymond” alum Brad Garrett canceled his December appearance at the star’s Vegas club.

The reason? McGrew says …
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‘Woke’ Kimmel Lets Borat Sexualize Melania
1 month ago

‘Woke’ Kimmel Lets Borat Sexualize Melania

Once upon a time Jimmy Kimmel took direct aim at modern feminists.

His Comedy Central series “The Man Show,” co-hosted by Adam Carolla, took an aggressively male stance on, well, …
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Is ‘Captive State’ Flirting with The Resistance?
1 month ago

Is ‘Captive State’ Flirting with The Resistance?

There’s a method to marketing madness.

Movie advertisers target specific groups, fingers crossed they’ll score a bullseye.

Need an example of a killer movie marketing campaign?

Just recall the rollout …
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Anti-Trump Blum Treated Like a Conservative
1 month ago

Anti-Trump Blum Treated Like a Conservative

Jason Blum is accustomed to a warm reception for his anti-Trump screeds.

The producer, known for small budgets and fat bottom lines, inserts his agenda into his populists films. Just …
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H’Wood’s Closing Argument: We’re All Gonna Die!
1 month ago

H’Wood’s Closing Argument: We’re All Gonna Die!

Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars spent the weekend begging us to give the House back to the Democrats.

How?

We’re all gonna die if the GOP retains control of Congress, …
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