Wednesday, May. 6, 2020

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors has selected 60 nominees that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019. Of the 60 nominations, PBS and HBO lead with 11 and seven, respectively, followed by Netflix (five), Amazon (three), and...

Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020

Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling. But Americans held captive at home by the coronavirus can turn to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming services, outliers in an entertainment industry brought to an...

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020

Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany sought to conquer the world, with Humphrey Bogart standing up to the fascist regime in "Casablanca" and director Ernst Lubitsch mocking it and its dictator in "To Be or Not to Be."

More than 70 years...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

This year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will feature sessions from some of the world’s fastest-growing brands, including Netflix, Amazon, Burger King and Microsoft. Along with creative legends that include David Droga and Rob Reilly, they will share how they have used...

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

Mike Maddaloni went to Amazon.com knowing exactly what he wanted to buy.

But instead of showing him the Synology router he was searching for at the top of his results, Amazon bombarded him with ads for hard drives and routers that he didn't want.

Maddaloni, a web strategist in...

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

The Amazon Studios’ TV series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels “The Lord of the Rings” will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

The EPs and showrunners on the series are J.D. Payne and...

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019

Amazon series Fleabag dominated the Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards proceedings on Saturday night (8/3), winning three honors: Program of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, and Individual Achievement in Comedy for series creator/EP/writer/actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge...

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019

Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies and whether their online...

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019

Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup?

The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the House Judiciary Committee has announced an unprecedented antitrust probe ,...

Thursday, May. 16, 2019

Anastasia White has earned three Excellence in Production Design Award nominations from the Art Directors Guild in her career, winning the honor in 2017 for Mr. Robot, nominated for the same show the next year and then this past January again coming up a nominee for Homecoming...

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