8 Documentary Shorts On Oscar’s Shortlist

LOS ANGELES–The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 87th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 58 eligible entries and submitted their ballots […]

Neil Patrick Harris To Host 87th Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris. Photo: Eric Schwabel

LOS ANGELES–Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said on Wednesday.  This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. “We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars,” said Zadan and Meron. “We have known him his entire adult life, and […]

Nickelodeon Greenlights Third Season Of Family Comedy Instant Mom

Pictured: Stephanie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict), Maggie (Sheryl Lee Ralph), Charlie (Michael Boatman), Gabrielle (Sydney Park), James (Tylen Jacob Williams), Aaron (Damarr Calhoun) in INSTANT MOM on NickMom.

LOS ANGELES–Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode third season of its hit family comedy Instant Mom for Nick at Nite and NickMom, said Russell Hicks,  Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production. Beginning Oct. 2, season two of Instant Mom will premiere in its new timeslot on Nick at Nite, Thursdays at 8 p.m. The series […]

Reginald Hudlin To Produce Academy’s Annual Governors Awards

Reginald Hudlin

LOS ANGELES–Reginald Hudlin will produce the 6th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said on Monday. The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award will be presented to Harry Belafonte, and Honorary Awards will be presented to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, on November 8, […]

Top Musical Performers Shakeup MTVs Video Music Awards

Miley Cirus wins Video of the Year

INGLEWOOD—MTV hosted an epic night of music with unforgettable performances, unpredictable moments and heartfelt messages as the 2014 “MTV Video Music Awards” were held LIVE at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Beyonce’ welcomed MTV and the audience to her world as she built on her VMA legacy with a medley of songs from her visual album […]

Modern Family’s Nolan Gould Learns An Important Lesson On A First Date‏


Nolan Gould, who plays the loveable Luke Dunphy on ABC’s hit tv show Modern Family, teamed up with the National Audubon Society and Toyota  create a PSA about a serious issue – how to share the beach with our feathered friends.  In the adorably humorous video, Nolan learns an important lesson on a first date.

Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected Academy President‏

Cheryl Boone Isaacs

BEVERLY HILLS–Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night  by the organization’s Board of Governors. In addition, Jeffrey Kurland was elected first vice president, Leonard Engelman and John Bailey were elected to vice president posts, Dick Cook was elected treasurer, and Bill Kroyer was elected secretary. […]

MTV’s “Teen Wolf” Returns For A 20-Episode Fifth Season

Dylan O'Brien, left, and Tyler Posey attend the "Teen Wolf" panel at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo: John Shearer/Invision /MTV/AP Images)

SAN DIEGO–MTV revealed today to a packed room of screaming fans at San Diego Comic-Con that the hit drama series “Teen Wolf”has been greenlit for a two-part, 20-episode fifth season.  Additionally, the room was given a first-look at the mid-season trailer which is currently available to view on iPhone/iPad or Android via the MTV App.     Today’s Comic-Con panel marked the fifth […]

Starz Developing New Series “American Gods”

BEVERLY HILLS–Starz announced a script to series development of FremantleMedia North America’s (FMNA) adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed urban fantasy novel “American Gods.”  The pilot script will be penned by Bryan Fuller (“Hannibal,” “Pushing Daisies,” “Heroes”) and Michael Green (“The River,” “Kings,” “Heroes”), who will also showrun the series. They will executive produce along with Gaiman. FremantleMedia North America will produce […]

Awards Rules Approved For 87th Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS–The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved rules for the 87th Academy Awards at their most recent Board meeting. In the Acting categories, studios and production companies must now limit eligibility to a maximum of 10 actors and 10 actresses for each film, and must submit those […]