Daily Archives : Apr 18, 2013

Breaking News: FBI Releases Pictures of Suspects in Boston Bombings. See the Video and Pictures

Below is one of the still pictures released by the FBI. Please click here to go to the FBI site to see the other pictures.

Style Media Adds Nine New Series to Broad Development Slate for 2013-2014

Press release from Style Media, April 18, 2013: Style Media announces broad development slate for 2013-2014 with the addition of nine new concepts which focus on the network’s key pillars of beauty and fashion as well as home design and…

Showtime Pulls Plug on Long-Running Series

Showtime revealed its plan to shut down a long-running series that has been a staple on the pay-cable channel. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the channel made it official it will end “Dexter” after the upcoming season eight….

Wednesday Ratings Showdown Between ‘Idol’ and ‘Survivor’

Most of the programming on the major broadcast networks Wednesday night was recycled, but fresh installments of Fox’s “American Idol” and CBS’s “Survivor” waged a battle for supremacy in the 8 p.m. hour before CBS dipped into its bag of…

Lorne Michaels Spills Secrets From Behind the Scenes of ‘SNL’

Longtime “Saturday Night Live” executive producer Lorne Michaels isn’t exactly camera-shy, but he usually limits his appearances to brief cameos on his late-night show. He stepped out of character Tuesday when he was the center of attention at “Comedy on…

‘SNL’ Guru Lorne Michaels Steps Out From Behind the Scenes — and Spills Secrets From the Other Side of the Curtain

With the exception of his brief but fairly regular cameos on “Saturday Night Live,” executive producer Lorne Michaels is a man who prefers to work behind the scenes, someone who doesn’t normally seek the spotlight. But as one of the…

Style Media Takes Wraps Off Ambitious Development Slate

Style Media unveiled a broad development slate for 2013-2014, adding nine new series to its programming efforts, along with the previously announced “Glam Squad” (working title). Among the new series for the beauty, fashion and home design-oriented network are projects…

Entertainers Loom Large on Time Magazine’s List of the 100 Most Influential People

Time magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World is just out, and among the seven people deemed worthy of getting their own cover for the magazine are hip-hop mogul Jay Z and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence….

Canceled Sitcom Moves Online for ‘Burnoff’ Phase

Eight unaired episodes of a canceled comedy series will air online. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the episodes of ABC’s "Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23" will appear on ABC.com, iTunes and Hulu. When the show, which…

Longtime ABC Executive, Tech Pioneer, Dead at 63

A former ABC Television Network executive who was recognized as a technology pioneer has died. Deadline.com reports that Preston Davis died Monday at 63 following an illness. Davis retired as president of broadcast operations and engineering in 2011, after working…