Dear President Obama: You might not realize this, but ever since it was announced that Bill O'Reilly would interview you again on Super Bowl Sunday, he's been strategizing – sometimes on air – about…
Showbiz's impact on politics usually ends at the surface: The red carpet is rolled out each year for the White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, a celebrity draws publicity to a vague cause by…
Vince Gilligan, you’ve just capped off your show with overwhelming acclaim and the highest ratings in its history. And since a trip to Disneyland wasn’t on the table, how about a mini-media tour? In…
No matter how many next-day TV ratings stories I write, I'm still the embodiment of the headache networks and advertisers suffer from these days.
Recent industry goodwill toward Affleck has not induced a state of public amnesia about his acting career.
Inside these two overblown tentpoles are smaller, funnier movies struggling to get out.
We need a reset in the music business. We need it to be about the tunes, we need to get rid of the corporations, players need to believe in themselves. And take us on a heretofore unseen journey. Not…
In a different, pre-HBO world, James Gandolfini the TV star never would have happened. Fox wanted Anthony LaPaglia for the lead role when they were developing "The Sopranos," and it's hard to imagine…
Hollywood's creative community is trying to figure out the following anomaly: While distributors of entertainment are carving out an ever bigger slice of the revenue pie, the creators of…
Talk all you want about Hulu's technology, talent and brand, but the venture's bread and butter are its content deals with the broadcasters whose parent companies also own it.
For actors, sweating out TV's development season doesn't end when their pilot gets picked up to series; instead, officially unveiling the fall lineups introduces one final hurdle to the process…