| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
More than 900 authors have signed an open letter to Amazon, charging the online retailer with engaging in “selective retaliation” against writers in its dispute with the Hachette publishing group.
The writer Douglas Preston began circulating...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Syfy has announced its 2014 fall programming schedule, featuring the return of an original series, two series premieres and the return of special horror-related events for October.
Highlights on the schedule include "Ascension," a six-hour drama event...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Spend a few minutes in the company of Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, and it’s easy to understand why they were cast as Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, the romantic leads of the heavily anticipated series “Outlander,” premiering...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lifetime is developing a new miniseries centered around Marilyn Monroe, Variety has confirmed.
The series, based on the book "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" by J. Randy Taraborrelli, is being scripted by Stephen Kronish, writer and producer of Reelz'...
| Aug 15, 2014
With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:34 PM
By Todd Cunningham and Jordan Zakarin
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Amazon may have picked on the
wrong Hollywood kid to bully in Disney.
The e-commerce giant's tough-guy stance isn't really about
blocking pre-orders on "The Muppets Movie," "Maleficent"...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Despite falling 6% from last week, CBS' summer series "Under the Dome" helped the network win the night in total viewership, according to Nielsen.
The show, based on the science-fiction series by Stephen King, had a rating of 1.5 in the key 18-to-49-...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette.
Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Pile in a car and cruise our scenic byways. Here are five to consider:
1 The Beartooth Highway. Visitors who travel this extraordinary byway experience the visual trifecta of Montana, Wyoming and Yellowstone Park, home to the Absaroka and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The British royalty are often treated like Hollywood celebrities, and that trend will get a huge boost this week.
Look for reports on Prince George turning 1 on Tuesday. To get the jump, E! offers "Prince George Turns One!" at 8:30 p.m. Monday. Catt...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
"Lust in Space" would be a catchier title for "Extant," the coming week's biggest premiere.
Something unusual happened to astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry), who supposedly was alone for 13 months in space. Upon her return to Earth, Molly is stunned to...