Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022

This summer has been a breakthrough for streaming, with the time viewers spent watching services like Netflix and Hulu outpacing broadcast and cable television networks in July for the first month ever.

Viewers spent 35% of their time with streamers, 34% on cable networks and 22% watching...

Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2022

"I am expecting quite a show."

I didn't realize how prophetic my words would be when ABC News correspondent Rebecca Jarvis asked in early September what I was expecting on the opening day of a high-profile trial dissecting an alleged scam orchestrated by fallen Silicon Valley star...

Monday, Feb. 28, 2022

"Better Things" showrunner Pamela Adlon always has a specific vision and message in her work. So when it came to filming the comedy's fifth season there were certain non-negotiables, and one was that Celia Imrie — who plays Adlon's cheeky mother, Phil — had to be a part of it.

But Imrie...

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022

Scott Donaton, sr. VP and head of marketing for Hulu, has been named as the 2022 AICP Next Awards judging chairperson. In this role, Donaton has assembled the presidents of the Juries that, in turn, will select judges for all Next Awards categories. 

“Scott brings unique perspectives to...

Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Director Patricia Riggen, whose work spans features and TV, is no stranger to witnessing actor auditions but her experience on them for Dopesick proved especially impactful, inspiring and disconcerting at the same time. Dopesick, an eight-episode drama series that debuted on...

Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Tune in to catch "Nine Perfect Strangers" and you'll find drama and suspense. But underneath the hood you might also see some heady stuff, says star Nicole Kidman.

"It kind of delves into some of the biggest existentialist questions," she says. "What is reality? What place can you choose...

Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021

Oakland filmmaker Peter Nicks had already made two well-regarded documentaries capturing the flawed institutions of his city and their role in shaping local lives: 2012's "The Waiting Room," about a public hospital, and 2017's "The Force,"  about the Oakland Police Department during a wave of...

Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021

Hulu will produce a documentary series based on " The 1619 Project," stories in The New York Times that examined the legacy of slavery in America dating from the arrival of the first slave ship from Africa.

Roger Ross Williams, an Academy Award-winning director for his film "Music by...

Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

Remember when the Sundance Film Festival had in-person theater screenings booked to capacity. In some respects that seems like eons ago. But back when it was safe for audiences to gather, in January 2020, the feature Palm Springs made an indelible mark at the Park City, Utah fest as it...

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

In the first days of Greta Thunberg's solitary sidewalk protest outside Swedish Parliament in August 2018, most walk right past her. Some pause and ask why she's not in school. But people steadily begin to take notice of the steadfast 16-year-old girl.

Those humble beginnings of Thunberg'...

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