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Potter-mania is again shifting into high gear.

Potter-mania is again shifting into high gear.

The pop culture juggernaut of J.K. Rowling’s Potter-mania appeared to be breathing its last gasp when the eighth film in the series, part two of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” made its premiere amid teeming throngs of bittersweet Potter fans in London’s Leicester Square in 2011. Wands went into their cases. Hogwarts scarves were […]

Wang Jianlin, the billionaire Chinese tycoon turned entertainment mogul,

Wang Jianlin, the billionaire Chinese tycoon turned entertainment mogul,

Wang Jianlin, the billionaire Chinese property tycoon turned entertainment mogul, says his push into movies was entirely accidental. “We didn’t have a choice, we were forced into it,” Wang, whose Dalian Wanda Group controls Hollywood studio Legendary Pictures and U.S. cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC.N), told Reuters in an exclusive interview this week. In […]

Viacom Fires CEO

Viacom Fires CEO

The messy legal battle over Sumner Redstone’s media empire appears to have come to an end. The 93 year old Sumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein¬†; May 27, 1923) is an American businessman and media magnate. He is the majority owner and chairman of the board of the National Amusements theater chain. Through National […]

One Thing Networks Are Missing – An Emmy Nomination

One Thing Networks Are Missing – An Emmy Nomination

The Emmy nominations displayed TV’s diversity on multiple levels, spreading the wealth among a dizzying variety of networks and streaming services. But there was an odd man out in the voting: broadcast television. The nominations unveiled by the Television Academy on Thursday reflected both the breadth of what currently qualifies as television and newer players’ […]

Grammy Awards stay on CBS through 2026

Grammy Awards stay on CBS through 2026

  The Grammy Awards telecast will air on CBS through 2026, according to a deal announced Wednesday by the network and the Recording Academy, which administers the awards. The deal will keep the Grammys on CBS, its home since 1973, for 54 consecutive broadcasts. This sets a record for the longest continuous partnership between an […]

Kesha’s mini-residency in Las Vegas

Kesha’s mini-residency in Las Vegas

You can now add Kesha to the list of spectacular performers who will be taking Vegas by storm. The 29-year-old singer is slated to perform three nights this summer at Intrigue nightclub inside the Wynn Las Vegas. “We are excited to announce that #Kesha (@iiswhoiis) will be performing her hits at #IntrigueVegas on June 23, […]