Sunday, December 17, 2017

Grammy Nominations: Who Will Get the Big Nods? Kendrick Lamar? Ed Sheeran? Alessia Cara?...

With the nominees for music’s proverbial biggest night being announced Tuesday morning, Grammy season is well and truly upon us. And with the Thanksgiving hangover just clearing up, the time seems...

Ventana Sur: Ibermedia TV Cancels 9th Edition (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES — Venezuela’s rampant economic crisis has claimed a victim: Ibermedia TV, a program which saw public broadcasters around Latin America, Spain and Portugal huddle together to co-fund the purchase...

Grammy Awards Nominations 2018: Jay-Z Leads With Eight, Kendrick Lamar Scores Seven

Every year the Grammy nominations are a combination of the near-inevitable and the unexpected, and the class of 2018 — the awards’ 60th anniversary — are no exception. At nearly 49 years old,...

LCD Soundsystem Wraps Electric Five-Night Residency at Hollywood Palladium

Three songs into LCD Soundsystem’s show last week at the Hollywood Palladium, James Murphy stopped the music. “Can you please turn off your electronic devices?” the frontman asked, nodding to the sea...

Courtney B. Vance’s ‘Heist 88’ in the Works at FX

FX is developing “Heist 88,” a crime drama from executive producers Courtney B. Vance and Dwayne Johnson-Cochran. Under the script development deal between FX and the producers, Emmy-winner Vance is set...

Netflix Boards Debut Film From Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP

Global streaming video service, Netflix has teamed with Ronnie Screwvala, one of the best-known executives in Indian cinema, to release “Love Per Square Foot.” The film is a quirky romantic comedy...

TV News Roundup: Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ Announces Season 2 Guest Stars

In today’s roundup, “The Grand Tour” Season 2 sets its guest stars, “Saturday Night Live” announces its final two 2017 hosts, and Lifetime’s “You” casts John Stamos in a recurring role.  CASTING Season...

Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, Formerly of Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment, Joins Maverick

Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, former EVP/GM of Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment, will join Maverick, the company announced Monday (Nov. 27). The news was first reported in Hits. Callahan-Longo, who left Parkwood in February of 2016 along...

Madison Avenue Convenes at NBCU Summit to Mull Fixes for Industry in Flux

A parade of Madison Avenue’s top executives streamed into a posh Manhattan restaurant in hopes of starting a conversation orchestrated by NBCUniversal that aims to drum up new remedies for some...

Murdoch Sale Talks Underscore Digital’s Effect in Disrupting Hollywood

Industry veterans are struggling to wrap their heads around a notion that would have seemed laughable a year ago: Rupert Murdoch, a seller? The heightened level of activity around the possible sale...

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Bernie Sanders Earns a Grammy Nomination

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has earned a spot in the entertainment industry’s awards season: He was nominated for a Grammy on Tuesday, a first for...

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