| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:24 AM
FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC)
"12 Years a Slave" -- Joe Walker
"Captain Phillips" -- Chris Rouse, A.C.E.
"Gravity" -- Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
"Her" -- Eric Zumbrunnen, A.C.E., and Jeff Buchanan
"Saving Mr. Banks" -- Mark Livolsi, A.C.E.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Aaron Sorkin's cable news drama "The Newsroom" will be back for a third and final season.
HBO announced production on the final season would begin this spring with plans for a fall debut.
Jeff Daniels stars in the series as outspoken cable news anchor...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Cinema Audio Society noms mostly follow the broad award season trends -- but the differences are doozies.
The CAS noms for live action motion picture include "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Inside Llewyn Davis" and "Lone Survivor," but for their...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:24 AM
It won't be "30 Rock 2," but it's likely to be as funny as "30 Rock." NBC has ordered 13 episodes of a new sitcom from writer-producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper.
Fey and Carlock are the team behind Emmy Award-winning "30...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Tina Fey is about to go into bossy-pants mode (again) for NBC.
The peacock network has ordered straight-to-series 13 episodes of a new untitled comedy from Fey and her producing partner Robert Carlock that will star "The Office" alum Ellie Kemper. (Yep,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's been four years since ABC's "Modern Family" came along and seemingly put the half-hour comedy back on the map, but the TV biz has hardly been a laugh-a-minute since. Not only has the Alphabet been unable to find a companion to its megahit comedy, but...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Bert Marcus, 31
Producer, Bert Marcus Prods.
Most documentaries bored USC grad and former Clear Channel worker Marcus, so he decided to make interesting ones like "Teenage Paparazzo" (acquired by HBO at Sundance 2010), "How to Make Money Selling Drugs"...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Sean Hayes thinks his new sitcom is the best. It's the network that he's less than thrilled about.
Hayes, who shot to fame on "Will & Grace," is the star of "Sean Saves the World," a new Thursday comedy on NBC about a single gay dad of a teenage...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier.
So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:42 AM
It looks like "The Millers'" dysfunction is working just fine for CBS so far.
Coming off a big lead-in from the hit "The Big Bang Theory," "The Millers" kicked off with 13.2 million viewers and a rating of 3.3 in the key 18-49 age demographic,...