Jon Snow’s Fate Finally Revealed On ‘Game Of Thrones’ (SPOILERS)
Note: Post contains spoilers of tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones.
It’s been nearly a year of teasing and insistences from the show’s producer and even actor Kit Harrington himself that the character was well and truly dead while fans debated fiercely whether or not they were lying. On tonight’s Game of Thrones, the fate of Jon Snow was finally revealed and the answer: they were telling the exact truth to hide the bigger facts. Warning: If you don’t want to know, now… Read
Daytime Emmy Awards: Complete List Of Winners
Today saw the second night of the 2016 Daytime Emmys and when the whole thing was over, ABC and CBS tied for the most number of wins with 6 each, taking between them more than half of the total statuettes given out tonight. ABC of course left with top bragging rights as its General Hospital took home Outstanding Drama, while CBS added tonight’s to the 11 awards it won Friday evening. But naturally, the biggest point of discussion during the ceremony was the fact that Live… Read
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Will Share Custody Of Emmy For Entertainment Talk Show Host After Splitting This Month
For the second time, Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan took the win for best among entertainment talk show hosts at the Daytime Emmy Awards.
Ripa and Strahan were no-shows at tonight’s ceremony, in downtown Los Angeles which, again this year, was not televised, which may account for them being MIA.
Speaking of MIA, Live with Kelly and Michael has had daytime drama of its own, when Disney announced a couple weeks ago the act is busting up this month, after four years, so… Read
Daytime Emmy Awards Live Blog: ‘General Hospital’ Wins Outstanding Drama Series
It's night 2 of the Daytime Emmy Awards, with winners to be announced in 21 categories including derbies for daytime drama, morning show, and entertainment talk show. Naturally lots of attention is being paid this year to Live with Kelly and Michael stars Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan – the duo had their own daytime drama a couple of weeks ago when Strahan announced he was leaving Live to join ABC's Good Morning America full time, and Ripa reacted by going MIA for a few… Read
Sony Second Studio To Reach Settlement In Animation Anti-Poaching Suit
First Fox's Blue Sky Studios reached a multi-million dollar settlement and now tellingly Sony has come to an 8-figure deal to exit the on-going potential class action suit against itself, DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, LucasFilm, Disney and the now shuttered Imagemovers Digital over wage-fixing and anti-poaching allegations. The $13 million dollar Sony deal signals a major shift in the ‘toon studios’ legal strategy and could see the remaining defendants moving to make their… Read
‘Captain America: Civil War’ Blasts Off With $200.2M In First Overseas Frame; ‘Jungle Book’ Still A Beast – Intl Box Office Update
UPDATE, Writethru: Before taking the fight to the U.S. on May 6, Disney/Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War began its offshore campaign this frame in 37 territories. With an estimated $200.2M, Team Cap and Team Iron Man came in just behind Avengers: Age Of Ultron's international start last year and set all-time opening weekend records in Brazil, Mexico and the Philippines. With both The Jungle Book ($57.1M) and Zootopia ($8.3M) continuing their international swings, the… Read
‘The Family Fang’ & ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ Top Mixed Weekend: Specialty Box Office
Starz Digital gave an exclusive one-theater run to The Family Fang, Jason Bateman's second feature directorial, starring Christopher Walken, Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn and Bateman himself over the weekend. The title had a decent start ahead of its expansion into 40 markets and VOD this coming week. Fang bit off the weekend's highest per theater average among the Specialty newcomers, edging out IFC Films' The Man Who Knew Infinity starring Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel… Read
‘Jungle Book’ King Again, Reigns On Newcomer Parade: ‘Keanu’, ‘Mother’s Day’ & ‘Ratchet & Clank’ – Sunday Update
6th UPDATE, Sunday 8:18 AM: With a roaring Saturday that saw attendance rise 92%, Disney’s The Jungle Book swung easily over the $250M mark this weekend to bring in another big $42.4M to $43.8M — outgrossing the next six pictures combined (including the openings of three newcomers). And this, in its third weekend of release. Disney will dominate the box office over the next few frames as well when Marvel title Captain America: Civil War marches into theaters next… Read
White House Correspondents Dinner: The Five Best Moments
President Obama’s Final White House Correspondents Dinner will go down as one of the more memorable. Not necessarily for the right reasons:
Carrie Fisher’s Dog Upstages Hollywood Celebs At Red Carpet
While Hollywood starlets demonstrated their over-the-shoulder red carpet poses to mystified Washingtonians, Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary Fisher stole their spotlight. Carrie and Gary were guests of The Guardian, as was Tom Hiddleston. “Is Gary going into the dinner?” CBS News… Read
Larry Wilmore Savages Media, Ignites Controversy During White House Correspondents Dinner Skewering
Don Lemon gave Larry Wilmore’s performance the middle finger tonight at the White House Correspondents Dinner while the other 2,699 attendees appeared to wish they’d had the nerve. But, after lambasting the media packed into Washington’s Hinkley Hilton, Wilmore capped his set with a head snapping pivot, paying tribute to Obama’s White House legacy that ended with a gasp inducing, “You did it, my n*gga!”
“Welcome to Negro Night here, or as they say at Fox, ‘two thugs… Read
Watch Obama Blast Trump, Clinton & CNN At Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner – Update
[UPDATED 9:32 PM with video of President Obama’s full remarks.]
“I'm sorry I was a little late tonight, I was running on CPT,” said President Barack Obama tonight kicking off his remarks at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. "Which stands for ‘Jokes white people should not make,’" he added in what was the first clear blast of the night in reference to the ill considered and racially themed routine Hillary Clinton and NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio did onstage in the… Read
Geno Havens Dies; ‘The Jerk,’ ‘Switchblade Sisters’ Casting Director Was 75
Veteran casting director Patrick “Geno” Havens, whose credits include the Steve Martin classic The Jerk but who might most fondly be remembered for such ’70s cult classics as Switchblade Sisters, The Swinging Cheerleaders and Brian de Palma’s The Phantom of the Paradise, died Thursday at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 75 and had recently suffered a stroke.
Though he had a few acting and producing credits, it was as a casting director that Havens left his mark… Read