TOKYO — A live-action film based on the hit "Gintama" comic and TV animation series has been drawing buyers to the TV Tokyo booth at TIFFCOM. "I've been talking so much I'm losing my voice," said one…
The Chernin Group, the media company headed by former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin, announced Monday it has acquired a majority stake in anime video-streaming site Crunchyroll — which TCG will use…
Tokyo won the vote for 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating out two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid. The Japanese capital city previously held the Summer Olympics in 1964, while the…
Rakuten, a diversified Japanese Internet services company, signed an agreement to acquire Viki, a global video streaming startup built to expand the reach of premium content via crowd-sourced…
ANNECY — Japan's TV Tokyo has boarded animated TV series "Calimero" in partnership with Japanese publishing house Kodansha. The move adds another element to the international roll-out of the…
Elaine Laron, a TV writer and lyricist who worked on “Captain Kangaroo,” “The Electric Company” and “Free To Be You And Me,” died June 6 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. She was 83. Born in the Bronx in…
NBC development exec Renate Radford is leaving the Peacock after more than a decade to oversee development for Jason Winer’s 20th Century Fox TV-based Small Dog Picture Co. Winer (pictured) is among…
The Tony Awards on CBS were on a ratings upswing last night, logging the show's largest overall audience in four years — 7.2 million — despite competition from the NBA Finals on ABC.
Even though it covers overly familiar territory, "Epic" is nonetheless executed with professionalism.
Laurence Haddon, who appeared onstage and in TV shows including “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman,” died in May 10, in Santa Monica from complications associated with Lewy Body Disease. He was 90. Born in…
The producers of “Smallville” have reached a settlement with Warner Bros. in a vertical integration suit that claimed that the studio was low-balling the fees it was charging to license the show to…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
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