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 […]

Steve Harvey Inducted To The NAB Hall Of Fame

Producing Team Returns To Produce 2015 Oscars

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

BEVERLY HILLS–Motion picture, television and theater producing team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return to produce the Oscars for a third consecutive year, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said today. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Craig and Neil back to produce the Oscars again in 2015,” said Boone Isaacs. “Their showmanship has […]

Duane McLaughlin Joins NBC Drama Pilot ‘Babylon Fields’

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New York, NY–Former “As the World Turns” star, Duane McLaughlin, best known for his role as Dallas Griffin on the CBS daytime television soap, is set to join Meagan Good, Kyle Schmid and Virginia Madsen, in the NBC network’s drama pilot “Babylon Fields”, from Michael Cuesta, Gerald Cuesta and Michael Atkinson. The 20th TV-produced project, […]

Jennifer Lawrence, Selena Gomez, Honored At Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

Host Mark Wahlberg gets slimed at Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, March 29 at USC's Galen Center. Photo: Kevin Winter

LOS ANGELES–(Business Wire)–Superstars including Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Downey Jr., One Direction, Sam & Cat, Selena Gomez, Kevin Hart, Patrick Star, Dwight Howard and more, won top honors at this year’s ultimate kid experience, Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday. Hosted by Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated actor/producer Mark Wahlberg, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in […]

Hollywood’s Biggest Stars To Present At Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES–Nickelodeon will have kids on the edge of their seats as this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards winners are unveiled by an all-new slate of Orange Blimp-handing luminaries. Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Will Arnett (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles),Michael Strahan (LIVE with Kelly and Michael), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars), Debby Ryan (Jessie), Chris Evans (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and WWE Divas Brie and Nikki Bella will join host Mark Wahlberg and previously announced performers Aloe […]

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Commences Countdown To Its 70th Anniversary Celebration

Hall of Fame inductee Jay Leno speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

NORTH HOLLYWOOD–(Business Wire)–The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, renowned for its annual Emmy Awards, Hall of Fame and Academy Honors presentations which honor excellence in television throughout the year, has begun the countdown to its 70th anniversary celebration in 2016 today by announcing its “New Look – New Vision – New Destination” campaign. This […]

Stars Come Out To Celebrate On Oscar Sunday

BEVERLY HILLS–Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the complete slate of stars who will present Oscars at the Academy Awards this Sunday. The presenters, including several past Oscar winners and nominees, will be: Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey, Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Penélope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Daniel […]

NBC Successfully Launches Jimmy Fallon’s ‘The Tonight Show’ with Hope of Luring Youthful Viewers and Advertisers

Actor Will Smith was THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON first celebrity guest when he debut on NBC on February 17. (Photo Courtesy of NBC/Comcast Universal)

By Danny R. Johnson NEW  YORK, NY – On Monday, February 17, 2014, at 11:30 PM EST, from NBC Studio 6B  in the GE Building  in  New York City, Jimmy Fallon began his tenure as the sixth host of NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. After the opening night – the show averaged a […]