Streamy Awards Honor 24 Winners In Prelims To 8th Annual Event
The winners of 24 Streamy Awards were unveiled tonight at the Streamys Premiere Awards at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. The evening was hosted by BlameItOnKway and Montana Tucker in advance of the 8th annual Streamy Awards, which will be streamed live globally Monday at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT from the Beverly Hilton.
The Streamys honor the best in online video and the creators behind it, bringing together the biggest names in online video for a night of celebration… Read
Dodgers Going Back To World Series, Beat Brewers In Game 7 Showdown
The Los Angeles Dodgers are going back to the World Series, knocking off the upstart Milwaukee Brewers tonight 5-1 in a sudden-death Game 7 in the National League Championship Series. That victory gives them the right to face the Boston Red Sox in the World Series, which starts Tuesday.
Riding a three-run home run in the sixth inning by outfielder Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers silenced the raucous home crowd at Miller Park in Milwaukee, which had hoped to see its first World… Read
Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke Talks TV, Film Biz At USC Forum
Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke, who oversees film and TV series for the streaming service, isn’t shoveling dirt on broadcast TV.
"I don't think that it's on its deathbed," said Salke, speaking today at the Gould School of Law’s Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, a media summit at USC. "I think it is evolving quickly. But I still believe, knowing the amount of people we were reaching at NBC, that there's a huge audience that still comes."
Driving that traffic… Read
Saudi Twitter Activist Army Quells Criticism, Shapes Images – Report
An army of social media activists is being employed by the Saudi Arabian government to troll dissenters and shape a positive online image of the kingdom, according to an explosive New York Times story.
The investigative piece raises new doubts about the kingdom’s influence and investments in… Read
Amy Schumer Says Maroon 5 Should Turn Down Super Bowl Halftime
Actress Amy Schumer has weighed in on this year’s potential Super Bowl half-time lineup, saying that Adam Levine led Maroon 5 should join Rihanna in turning down the gig.
Shumer, who once appeared in a Super Bowl ad with Seth Rogen, posted on Instagram in the wake of reports that Rihanna had turned down a chance to be the headliner at the Super Bowl halftime this year in sympathy with controversial former quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Rihanna allegedly declined an NFL… Read
President Trump Visits Nevada For Rally, Fires Away At Democrats
President Donald Trump fired a few shots at his favorite Democrat targets today during an Elko, Nevada Make America Great Again rally. The Democrats are, Trump contended, pushing an “extremist immigration agenda” while stoking passions that make the party akin to an “angry, ruthless, unhinged mob.”
Trump’s final rally of a three-day swing between Montana, Arizona and Nevada saw him tread familiar ground, pushing the “radical Democrats” line as a way to get his base… Read
‘Aquaman’ Director James Wan Twitter Teases Two Sea Creatures From Film
Aquaman director James Wan has tweeted out a first look at some of the strange creatures that will be featured in the upcoming sea saga, set for release in December.
Vulko and King Orm on their steeds. #hammerhead #tylosaur Read
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Targeted By NFL Owners To Buy Seattle Seahawks
National Football League owners reportedly want Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to join the club by purchasing the Seattle Seahawks franchise.
The Seahawks were owned by Paul Allen, who passed away earlier this week from septic shock after battling a recurrence of cancer. Bezos, who may be the richest man in the world, is reportedly being prodded by several NFL owners, including influential Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Bezos already has ties to the NFL, as Amazon has an NFL… Read
Danny Leiner Dies: Director Of ‘Harold & Kumar’ And ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?’ Was 57
Danny Leiner, the director behind comedies Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle and Dude, Where’s My Car?, died Thursday from lung cancer. His death at age 57 was confirmed via a Facebook post by Ross Putman, who produced several films with Leiner.
"If there's one thing I can say about Danny the professional, it's that he refused to let us settle for anything less than our best," Putman wrote on Facebook. "He pushed us to do what he knew we were capable of. Danny the person… Read
Bruce Dern Home From Hospital, In Good Spirits Following Jogging Accident
UPDATE: Bruce Dern is out of the hospital, in no pain, and eager to get back to work, according to his publicist, Lee Wallman. Earlier reports had Dern hiking in Runyon Canyon, but the accident that briefly hospitalized him turned out to be borne of jogging at the Silver Lake Reservoir. Dern was described as being in “incredibly good spirits” and anxious to get back to work.
EARLIER: Actor Bruce Dern has a possible fractured hip suffered while hiking in Los Angeles… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition
It’s been a busy week for President Trump, much of it filled with massive Make America Great Again rallies.
Tonight, he heads out once again, this time back to Nevada in support of Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who is in a pitched battle against Democrat Jacky Rosen, or “Wacky Jacky,” as she’s nicknamed by the president.
The rally is set for Elko, Nevada, and marks the second Nevada rally in two months for Trump, who appeared in Las Vegas in September. The… Read
‘Joy’, ‘Girl’ & ‘What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire?’ Win At BFI London Film Festival
Joy, Girl and What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire? were among winners revealed tonight at the BFI London Film Festival.
Sudabeh Mortezai’s Joy took home the Best Film Award in the Official Competition. Winner of both the first ever Hearst Film Award 2018 for Best Female Direction and the 2018 Europa Cinemas Label at the 75th Venice International… Read