Studio executives are very talented at running for cover. Hence when a movie tanks it's often impossible to determine who gave it the greenlight.
The fourth season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” doesn’t debut until October, but that hasn’t stopped brands from rallying around the zombie series in order to court 18-35-year-old men. â– Hyundai has…
Nik Wallenda survived his "Skywire" walk across the Grand Canyon in June. But it's not much of a leap to envision the fallout from the made-for-TV event leading to someone getting killed.
Not long ago, a producer privately insisted that the major networks were fast approaching a state of panic. Their audience is steadily dwindling, with new technologies encroaching on the ad sales…
If the biggest brand YouTube has to brag about at this point is UFC, that's not exactly a show of strength in the marketplace. But in all fairness, Google rarely goes big out of the gate with…
Licensing theatrical movies to TV goes back more than a half century, but it's suddenly a hotbed of change requiring strategic thinking.
This year's Berlinale Retrospective, the Weimar Touch: The International Influence of Weimar Cinema After 1933 puts a neat spin on things by first looking back and then forward some 20 years…
When it comes to legacy, Robert Iger has some very large acquisitions to take credit for, including Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. But those deals would have never come about had the Walt Disney Co…
The news that Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the zanies behind "South Park" and "Book of Mormon," have raised the money to start their own studio points up two phenomena: First, there's an abundance of…
While men traditionally watch less TV than their femme counterparts, the ratings for life-on-the-edge shows are proof that male viewers can still be a driving force in cable rankings.
Richard Branson is a tough man to pin down. With 36 companies, charities and foundations under the Virgin brand, the high-flying executive spoke with Marc Graser in Philadelphia, where he was…