A Hollywood Producer and a Master of Adaptation

Freedom, Maine, inhabitants 722, is about as far-off from Hollywood as you will get. So when Erin French, who runs the uber-popular Lost Kitchen there, had boldface names flocking to her digital doorstep trying to purchase the movie rights to her best-selling memoir, she approached them with a lot of…

Washington Post Adds 41 Editing Jobs as It Expands

The Washington Post is increasing its editor ranks as it pushes ahead with plans for development in nationwide and worldwide protection beneath its new government editor, Sally Buzbee. Ms. Buzbee, the previous prime editor of The Associated Press who took the helm at The Post in June, introduced the creation…

How the U.S. Helped, and Hampered, the Escape of Afghan Journalists

As American information organizations scrambled to evacuate their Afghan journalists and their households final month, I reported that these working for The New York Times had discovered refuge not in New York or Washington, however in Mexico City. The gist of that column was that even retailers like The Times…

Piers Morgan Signs New Deal With His First Boss, Rupert Murdoch

Piers Morgan, the British TV host and onetime tabloid editor, is again within the Murdoch fold. In a information launch on Thursday, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation and Fox News Media introduced that Mr. Morgan will host a TV present on its new British channel, talkTV, which is able to begin…

Head of Paramount Pictures is ousted as ViacomCBS focuses on streaming.

In 2017, Viacom turned to 1 of Hollywood’s most seasoned and revered executives, James N. Gianopulos, to revive its flatlining Paramount Pictures operation. Mr. Gianopulos shortly stabilized the 1910s-era studio — repairing relationships with filmmakers and producers, constructing a thriving tv division from near-scratch, and restoring Paramount to profitability. He…

Netflix and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ dominate the Creative Arts Emmys.

Fueled by “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown,” Netflix dominated the competitors at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend. Netflix took dwelling 34 Emmys at three separate ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, whereas Disney+, the streamer’s closest competitor, received 13 awards. HBO and its streaming service, HBO Max,…

Why Our Monsters Talk to Michael Wolff

It’s early 2019, a number of months earlier than Jeffrey Epstein will likely be arrested on intercourse expenses, and he’s sitting within the huge research of his New York mansion with a digicam pointed at him as he practices for an enormous “60 Minutes” interview that may by no means…

Nickolas Davatzes, Force Behind A&E and the History Channel, Dies at 79

Nickolas Davatzes, who was instrumental in creating the cable tv networks A&E and the History Channel, which now attain into 335 million households round the world, died on Aug. 21 at his residence in Wilton, Conn. He was 79. The trigger was issues of Parkinson’s illness, his son George mentioned.…

Budweiser Pays Tribute to 9/11 With Commercial of Clydesdale Horses

Advertising towards a tragic occasion is a fragile calculation for American firms. Do they acknowledge the event and invite accusations of being opportunistic? Do they keep silent and threat showing out of contact or unpatriotic? What is the border between commemoration and commercialization? On Saturday, throughout a break in a…