| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The boldest new format that FremantleMedia will be hawking at Mip is Italy's "Masterpiece," touted as the world's first talent show for wannabe writers. Perhaps more important, "Masterpiece" stems from changes under way at Fremantle's growing Italo...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Are you psycho for "Bates Motel" but lost without cable? Cheer up, lil' Internet TV viewer. A&E Networks announced on Monday that it has launched A&E, History and Lifetime content on Apple TV.
That means more than just "Bates Motel"; it includes popular...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Popular talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres, who is known for her passion for architecture and design, will next produce a six-episode design competition for HGTV, according to an announcement Tuesday.
"Ellen’s Design Challenge," which...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
OK, Beyoncé's overnight surprise album drop isn't news only to fans -- it's news to other celebs too.
Because that's how Sasha Fierce rolls.
Queen Bey dropped her "visual album," "Beyoncé," which features 14 songs and 17 videos, late Thursday,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Media Awards on Thursday, with television series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "The Fosters," "Modern Family" and "Orphan Black" earning recognition.
For outstanding drama...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Despite fevered social media speculation to the contrary, the green velvet tuxedo that Ben Haggerty (the Macklemore half of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) recently wore to the 56th Grammy Awards did not come from a thrift shop -- it was custom-made for the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
This year's fall collections will be dominated by a Parisian influence, darker colors, a flair for the dramatic and even a nod to the past. Yes, the first signs of fall will flourish the next seven days at New York Fashion Week.
Hundreds of designers...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Former FremantleMedia topper David Ellender has launched Los Angeles-based television company Slingshot Global Media, which will focus on scripted shows for the U.S. and global market.
Slingshot, which has been financed by private investment...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Bellamy Young worked late one Friday in October, delaying our phone interview a bit but apologizing when we did connect. It didn't matter. Not only is she the first lady, she's also a talker—as am I. We talked and talked and she graciously...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:27 AM
The Producers Guild of America, a leading bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Thursday the 10 films whose producers are nominated for the group's annual award: "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips,"...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...