Search Results for: h

Off Broadway Review: ‘Hadestown’

Read more

Hell looks a lot like New Orleans in director Rachel Chavkin’s stunning production of “Hadestown,” singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell’s ravishing music-theater piece at New York Theater Workshop. This modern vision of the classical myth of Orpheus and Eurydice originated as a recorded song cycle that toured extensively before being developed for the stage at a number of non-profit… Read more »

CAA Launches Culinary Marketing Arm Headed by Andrew Chason

Read more

CAA is looking to bite off a bigger piece of the ever-expanding business of food and celebrity chefs with the launch of CAA Culinary. The marketing and hospitality unit will focus on developing a range of partnerships and business opportunities for food-centric CAA clients. Andrew Chason, manager and founder of the foodie talent firm Vector… Read more »

Monday Ratings: ‘Bachelorette’ Premiere, ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Lift ABC

Read more

NBC’s performance finale of “The Voice” took a back seat to ABC’s “The Bachelorette” premiere on Monday, as the dating show opened well and was the top draw among young adults as the Alphabet won the night. According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, the 12th edition of “The Bachelorette” bowed with a 2.0 rating/7… Read more »

Bill Cosby Admitted to Sexual Relations With Teens

Read more

Bill Cosby admitted to having sexual relations with at least two teenage girls in a newly-released deposition as part of a now-settled civil case released by the Associated Press on Monday night — the day before his preliminary hearing in Norristown, Pa., on his first criminal case. Cosby gave the depositions in 2005 and 2006 for Andrea Constand’s civil… Read more »

Burt Kwouk, Who Played Cato in ‘Pink Panther’ Movies, Dies at 85

Read more

LONDON — Burt Kwouk, who played Inspector Clouseau’s manservant Cato Fong in Blake Edwards’ “Pink Panther” movies, has died at the age of 85. Kwouk featured in seven “Pink Panther” pics, starting with 1964’s “A Shot in the Dark” through to “Curse of the Pink Panther” in 1983. He played Cato, which was initially spelled… Read more »

L.A.’s March Capital Closes $240 Million Inaugural Tech Venture-Capital Fund

Read more

March Capital Partners announced the closing of its first fund, totaling $240 million, with a focus on technology and media startups in Southern California. The VC firm, based in Santa Monica, has invested more than $100 million in at least 15 companies globally, spanning both early- and late-stage companies across multiple tech sectors, centered on… Read more »

Ratings: AMC’s ‘Preacher’ Opens Modestly on Crowded Sunday Night

Read more

AMC will be looking closely at the three-day ratings for new drama “Preacher,” which opened fairly modestly on Sunday against some high-profile live programming on competing networks. According to Nielsen, “Preacher” averaged a 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.4 million viewers overall in “live plus same-day” estimates. While not big numbers, the demo score… Read more »

Twitter Changes Tweet Rules to Exempt Media, Replies From 140-Character Limit

Read more

Twitter is officially getting ready to embrace more context for tweets: Users of the service will soon be able to tweet images, videos, polls and other types of media without having it count against the service’s 140-character limit, Twitter announced Tuesday morning. Twitter usernames will also be exempt from the limit when they’re part of a… Read more »