Patrick Creadon's latest documentary is a nuanced portrait of experimental education in a destitute area of the American South.
If You Build It
The transformation of the TV biz that is underscored by Netflix's foray into the Emmys is big news in one sense, but a mere milepost on the medium's long evolution. Newly appointed TV Academy prexy…
Unlike today's adolescents dominating the YouTube, SoundScan story, Silver wasn't born yesterday, as in he's got a history.
Sony-Screen Gems’ “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” has a stronghold among teen girls, launching Wednesday with tracking in the mid-to-high teens over five days. But the teen-lit adaptation…
The program relies heavily on improvisation, while making do on a limited budget. Most episodes consist of short pieces, but this season, the program tested a story arc in which the two main…
With the primetime heyday of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "Deal or No Deal" now a syndicated memory on television lineups, broadcast and cable networks are facing new challenges when launching…
On Aug. 17, viewers will wake up to find the lower-key Speed and Fuel networks transformed into high-adrenaline national sports channels intended to make an immediate impression — among sports fans…
With more and more online distributors getting into the market, some of YouTube's longest-standing content providers are getting restless.
Kickstarter has leveled the playing field for artists in need of funding. But the influx of pros like Zach Braff has many wondering how crowdfunding will be transformed by showbiz (and vice versa).
Perhaps the best way to describe the hefty sums top talent agencies shell out for their headquarters comes from one of Hollywood's best-known tenpercenters, WME's Ari Emanuel: "Oy, gevalt. That's a…
You think you want overnight success, but you really don't. You want the gradual build, you want fans to embrace you, to become invested in you.