Sunday, July 15, 2018

News

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

The Martin Agency has created a department called Talent & Culture that will report to Carmina Drummond, Martin’s chief culture officer.
 
“We want progress,” said Drummond. “We’ve discovered it’s not enough to have diversity initiatives or incentives. Those efforts are right, but...

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

Budweiser has a boat on the Moscow River and a disco. Coke set up an interactive sculpture-video installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. Visa built a campaign around former Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Business went on at the World Cup...

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year.

More than a third of the 101 acting nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards went to ethnic minorities, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. That's up from a quarter of the field last year, when...

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

An awkward middle school girl might be the last subject one would expect a 27-year-old male comedian to spotlight in his directorial debut, "Eighth Grade," but Bo Burnham has never exactly followed a script.

Burnham made a name for himself as a teenage YouTube star, which turned into a...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much.

"Roseanne" quickly became television's top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The series was not...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal.

The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S....

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

BBDO New York topped this year’s field of primetime commercial Emmy nominees, garnering a pair of nods for: Procter & Gamble’s “The Talk”; and the Monica Lewinsky anti-bullying PSA “In Real Life.”

Directed by Malik Vitthal of The Corner Shop, “The Talk” is part of P&G’s continuing...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but with a formidable opponent in last year's winner "The Handmaid's Tale," while a streaming platform made history by earning the most bids for the first time.

Netflix's 112 nominations...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

SIGGRAPH 2018 has unveiled the full lineup for its Computer Animation Festival Electronic and VR Theaters. The 45th SIGGRAPH conference will take place August 12–16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is known for continuously pushing the...

Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

The battle for European pay TV service Sky escalated Wednesday as U.S. rivals Comcast and 21st Century Fox took turns upping the ante in their quest to expand their media empires.

The stakes now stand at 26 billion pounds ($34 billion) — the value of Comcast's latest offer. That bid came...