HBO has handed a fifth season to period drama “Boardwalk Empire.” Prohibition-set drama returned for its fourth run on HBO earlier this month, and has averaged a gross audience of 7.5 million viewers…
HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” returned Sunday night to a smaller audience for its fourth-season premiere, no doubt impacted by the big NFL game featuring New York’s Giants. Nielsen estimates that the…
Ben Affleck is no longer directing a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films with “Crazy Heart” director Scott Cooper on board to helm and…
Keith Olbermann and ESPN president John Skipper said there was no contractual prohibition on politics with Olbermann's new latenight talkshow, but that it would come up only as it relates to sports.
The rivalry between Netflix and Amazon.com for online streaming content has been a boon to TV programmers, as the two are motivated buyers eager to one-up each other. One week after Amazon.com touted…
Through his form of participatory journalism, Morgan Spurlock seems committed to at least try to be a reasonable man in unreasonable times, putting a face on stories the media frequently reduces to…
A day after Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt indicated the MSO has contractual provisions to keep cable networks out of the hands of over-the-top video providers, the cable operator issued a…
Prohibition's end heralded a lush rebirth for the entertainment industry.
The Producers Guild of America's plan to certify film credits is gaining traction with Disney in final talks to be the fifth major film company to agree to the voluntary process.
Even more than most of Ken Burns' historical epics, "The Dust Bowl" feels especially relevant, tackling a period of grave economic hardship and man-made ecological disaster.
Moonshine, machismo and rivers of gore make for a heady brew in "Lawless," Australian helmer John Hillcoat's stylishly assembled Prohibition-era gangster pic.