| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
White Cherry Entertainment, the company that has been the production team for the Tony Awards since 2003, has re-upped its contract with Tony Awards Prods. to work on the kudocast for another three years, through to 2016.
Move isn't much of a surprise....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:16 PM
It has been another blockbuster season for the NFL on television, and Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII has a chance to set a record in terms of viewers.
While Seattle and Denver are not exactly marquee cities when it comes to ratings-getters, this Super Bowl...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Do you think you have what it takes to amaze the judges as well as America? The closest chance is next week when Baltimore hosts open auditions of the NBC reality series in which the winners gets $1 million. The......
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Cirque du Soleil will take a shot a diversifying its output with the launch of a new theatrical division to be led by Scott Zeiger of BASE Entertainment.
The new branch of the Montreal-based megatroupe aims to craft productions that are rooted in more...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lucille Ball took Robert Osborne under her wing more than 50 years ago when the Turner Classic Movies host was a fledgling young actor in Hollywood. The legendary "I Love Lucy'" star ended up changing the course of Osborne's life.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A little more than a year ago Robert Kraft, the president of Fox Music, announced he was leaving after 18 years in charge of one of the biggest music operations in Hollywood.
He left the studio having supervised the scoring of such films as "Titanic,"...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:16 AM
With seats scarce and ticket prices through the roof, "Betrayal" is one of the most coveted shows on Broadway. The production features real-life couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz enacting Harold Pinter's reverse-chronological tale of adultery, directed...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Frank Capra's sexy and witty "It Happened One Night" from 1934 is not only the quintessential romantic comedy but the romp was also the first film to win Academy Awards for picture, director, actor, actress and adapted screenplay. It would take 41 years...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Combine compelling, down-to-the-wire football games with snowy, bone-chilling weather that keeps everybody inside and you have the recipe for ratings winners.
That's what happened over the past week as the BCS bowl games and the NFL playoffs combined...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tenor Fernando Varela, the Central Floridian who drew national attention on the "America's Got Talent" television show, will give a concert in Winter Park on Friday, Jan. 31.
The longtime Orlando resident's singing trio Forte took fourth place on the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:50 AM
Last winter, we were in New York City to see the "Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall when my son, Sam, spied a billboard for "Matilda the Musical", soon to arrive at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.
Deeply interested in a third-grade unit...