1. 'American Horror Story' Mass Shooting Episode Toned Down in Wake of Las Vegas

    October 09, 2017 4:36 PM EDT Series creator Ryan Murphy first shared the news at a New Yorker Festival panel over the weekend. Tuesday's episode of  American Horror Story: Cult , which was set to feature a scene in which a mass shooting occurs, has been edited to be less ...

  2. How Live Nation's Film/TV Head Heather Parry Tells Stories Behind The Music

    October 09, 2017 2:00 PM EDT Heather Parry prides herself as a multitasker, even at her own birthday party. In January 2016, two weeks after she started as Live Nation’s president of production, film and television, actor Colin Hanks mentioned to Parry, 46, that he was consid ...

  3. 'Me, Myself and I' Showrunner on Drawing Inspiration From Brian Wilson, The Flaming Lips & His iPod Shuffle

    October 09, 2017 11:51 AM EDT What does 2042 sound like? Hell, what does right now sound like? Those are two of the conundrums that faced Me, Myself and I  creator Dan Kopelman when he was trying to imagine the sonic landscape of his new CBS sitcom, starring newcomer Jack Dyla ...

  4. Harvey Weinstein Fired From Weinstein Company

    October 08, 2017 11:24 PM EDT For nearly four decades, Harvey Weinstein was the don of indie film, and a force of nature. Now he's been ousted by his own company. In a move that would've been shocking a week ago, the mogul was terminated on Sunday as co-chairman of T ...

  5. Composer Philip Glass Says Scoring Jane Goodall Doc Was 'Challenge'

    October 08, 2017 7:44 PM EDT Composer Philip Glass hasn't yet seen Jane , the documentary about trailblazing chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall, for which he wrote the orchestral score, but Monday night (Oct. 9), he will experience it for the first time with a live orche ...

  6. Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Scored Upcoming Film 'The Truth About Lies'

    October 06, 2017 10:21 AM EDT Beastie Boys ' Ad-Rock is keeping busy these days. Ad-Rock has composed original music for the upcoming comedy film The Truth About Lie s, due out in theaters Oct. 27.  The Phil Allocco-directed film centers on the life of Gilby Smalls, a thi ...

  7. Harvey Weinstein Blasts N.Y. Times, Ashley Judd in Unleashed Interview

    October 05, 2017 11:25 PM EDT In Thursday's damning New York Times  exposé -- an in-depth investigation by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey titled "Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein" -- the movie mogul admitted he has issues and, thus ...

  8. Harvey Weinstein to Take Leave Amid Sexual Harassment Report

    October 05, 2017 10:28 PM EDT Harvey Weinstein, the larger-than-life Hollywood executive and Oscar-winner, is taking a leave of absence from his own company after an explosive expose revealing decades of sexual harassment against women, from employees to actress Ashley Judd, w ...

  9. Harvey Weinstein Cites JAY-Z, NRA in Bizarre Statement Following Assault Allegations

    October 05, 2017 3:57 PM EDT "Jay Z wrote in 4:44 'I'm not the man I thought I was and I better be that man for my children.' The same is true for me." After an explosive exposé was published Thursday accusing Harvey Weinstein of decades of sexual har ...

  10. Ashley Judd, Others Detail Alleged Assault by Harvey Weinstein

    October 05, 2017 3:11 PM EDT The mogul says he's taking a leave of absence amid the New York Times' report that he "has reached at least eight settlements with women." Ashley Judd has gone on the record to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.  A N ...

  11. Jared Leto to Star as Hugh Hefner in Biopic

    October 03, 2017 6:58 PM EDT Leto will play the Playboy mogul in Brett Ratner's planned project. Jared Leto will soon be donning the iconic silk pajamas and smoking jacket of  Playboy  founder Hugh Hefner, who died Sept. 27 at age 91, for an upcoming biopic from Brett Ra ...

  12. Sean Hannity's Trump Interview Canceled in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

    October 02, 2017 2:33 PM EDT Fox News did not say conclusively whether the interview would be rescheduled. Fox News announced on Monday afternoon that a planned interview of President Trump by 9 p.m. anchor Sean Hannity has been canceled in light of the mass shooting in Las V ...

  13. 'Spinal Tap' Lawsuit: Judge Tosses Harry Shearer, Fraud Claim From Profits Case

    September 29, 2017 10:14 AM EDT All but one of the co-creators of  This Is Spinal Tap  have been dealt a setback in a closely-watched profits case over the 1984 rock mockumentary. On Thursday night, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee granted Vivendi's motion to dismiss the compa ...

  14. As Network's Ratings Grow, MTV President Chris McCarthy Talks 'TRL' Reboot & Using The Platform For Activism

    September 29, 2017 9:00 AM EDT The TRL reboot couldn't be timed more perfectly. Not only does August mark MTV’s third consecutive month of year-over-year growth (marking the first time in six years that the network has seen three months of year-over-year growth in a row), ...

  15. Stars Sing Clive Davis' Praises at L.A. Premiere of 'The Soundtrack of Our Lives'

    September 28, 2017 8:25 AM EDT Stars and recording artists showed up in force for the premiere of Apple Music's documentary  Clive Davis:   The Soundtrack of Our Lives , on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.  "Clive Davis will always be relevant because he's very forw ...

  16. Korean Channel Is Giving BTS Their Own Music Special for the Second Time

    September 27, 2017 2:15 PM EDT Mnet, a Korean channel, confirmed that filming has been completed for an exclusive, one-time music show starring Hallyu sensations BTS. The Bangtan Boys have shattered record after record among K-pop artists, breaking into the top 10 on Billboard ...

  17. Bell Media Kills Program That Funded Canadian Music Videos: 'This Is Not On Us'

    September 27, 2017 1:26 PM EDT MuchFACT, the music video granting program that doled out money to thousands of Canadian artists, including Celine Dion , Arcade Fire , Carly Rae Jepsen , k.d. lang , Feist , Nelly Furtado , Metric , Death From Above 1979, The Tragically Hip  and  ...

  18. Atlantic Names Kevin Weaver President, West Coast

    September 27, 2017 9:05 AM EDT Longtime Atlantic Records exec and Grammy winner K evin Weaver has been promoted to the newly created position of president, West Coast at the storied label. Atlantic Records Group chairman/COO Julie Greenwald and chairman/CEO Craig Kallman made t ...

  19. Viacom Launches First BET Channel in Asia

    September 26, 2017 8:37 AM EDT Viacom's Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) unit has launched its first BET Channel in Asia in South Korea. The network became available in the country Tuesday through a partnership with pay TV operator SK Broadband, which has 4.2 mil ...

  20. Boy George, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Join Canadian TV Talent Search 'The Launch' as Mentors

    September 26, 2017 1:37 AM EDT Boy George , Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and Canadian songstress Alessia Cara have boarded Scott Borchetta's TV singing competition series as mentors. The Launch , a six-part talent search series that sees unsigned musicians battle to creat ...

  21. Viacom Loses Bid to Avoid Defamation Trial Over TLC Biopic

    September 25, 2017 1:35 PM EDT Unless Viacom strikes a settlement or something else unexpected occurs, the media conglomerate is heading to a rare defamation trial concerning a docudrama. On Friday, a federal judge in Georgia largely denied Viacom's bid to reconsider summa ...

  22. Lady Gaga's 'A Star Is Born' Moves Release Date to May 2018

    September 22, 2017 7:47 PM EDT The movie, which Bradley Cooper directed and stars in with Lady Gaga, is moving up from its previous berth of Sept. 28, 2018. Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born is getting a new release date. The movie, which Cooper directed and stars in with Lady Ga ...

  23. Blonde Redhead Charts Following 'Rick and Morty' Sync

    September 22, 2017 6:28 PM EDT "For the Damaged Coda," originally released in 2000, reaches the Hot Rock Songs chart after its inclusion in a recent episode of the Adult Swim series. A week after Rick and Morty launched "Terryfold," performed by Chaos Chaos ...

  24. Rural America's Hottest Cable Channel Scrambles to Replace Country Music's Beloved 'Marty Stuart' Show

    September 21, 2017 12:43 PM EDT When the sixth season finale of The Marty Stuart Show -- a tribute to Johnny Cash -- first aired on RFD-TV in July 2014, none of the 150,000 or so faithful viewers had any idea that they would still be waiting for a seventh season to appear on the ...

  25. Univision and Telemundo to Raise Funds (Separately) for Mexico and Puerto Rico

    September 21, 2017 11:37 AM EDT Univision and Telemundo have announced the dates of their telethons in order to raise funds for survivors of the earthquake in Mexico, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean and also for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in the U ...

  26. Imagine Dragons' 'Thunder' Storms to No. 1 on Top TV Commercials Chart for August

    September 20, 2017 4:25 PM EDT Plus, ELO and The Youngbloods debut with classic hits. Imagine Dragons ' "Thunder" rules Billboard & Clio's Top TV Commercials chart, powered by Shazam, for August, thanks to the song's appearance in Microsoft Surface ...

  27. Make That $55 Million Raised During 'Hand in Hand' Telethon for Hurricane Relief

    September 20, 2017 1:03 PM EDT Organizers behind last week's Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief telethon have released updated fundraising totals, now putting the figure at more than $55 million raised to aid those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Previous ...

  28. Twitter to Stream Weekly 'Empire' Pre-Show

    September 20, 2017 8:27 AM EDT The social network will also stream the premiere of Fox's 'Ghosted' nightly this week from Thursday through Sunday. Fox is turning to Twitter, a place where people go to talk about television, to drum up interest in its fall televis ...

  29. President Trump Lashes Out at Emmys Over Ratings

    September 20, 2017 12:33 AM EDT Late Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump tweeted his sadness at "how bad the ratings were" for Sunday's Emmy Awards. He described the ratings for CBS' telecast of the awards as "the worst ever," but audience figur ...

  30. 'Saturday Night Live' to Keep Nationwide Live Telecasts for Season 43

    September 19, 2017 6:19 PM EDT The news comes after Sunday's nine Emmy wins for the long-running NBC program, including best variety sketch series. It's official: Saturday Night Live is staying live coast-to-coast for its upcoming season. NBC confirmed the news Tuesda ...

  31. CMT Begins Web Overhaul, Away From News

    September 19, 2017 1:15 PM EDT CMT gave notice to roughly six members of its editorial and production teams in the fallout from an upper-management restructuring that will likely change the fundamental role of its online site. CMT.com editor Calvin Gilbert left his position on ...

  32. Mariah Carey's Docuseries 'Mariah's World' Not Returning for Season 2

    September 18, 2017 11:54 PM EDT E! will not be returning to Mariah's World .  The Mariah Carey -led docuseries will not be returning for a second season, a spokesperson for the NBCUniversal cable network confirmed Monday. "E!'s Mariah's World was an eight-par ...

  33. The Story Behind Audi's Striking Emmy Ads Featuring Classic TV Themes

    September 18, 2017 6:52 PM EDT As the official sponsor of the 69th annual Emmy Awards, Audi drove its partnership home with a compelling trio of commercials during Sunday night’s CBS broadcast that paid homage to classic programs honored at past years' events. The striking ...

  34. Showtime Shares First Trailer for Upcoming George Michael Documentary

    September 18, 2017 5:58 PM EDT Showtime announced Monday (Sept. 18) that it will add the new George Michael documentary,  George Michael: Freedom , to its growing list of music documentaries and features next month. George Michael: Freedom will cover the singer’s entire career, ...

  35. Watch Trailer of Clive Davis Apple Music Doc Featuring Aretha Franklin, Simon Cowell, Diddy & More

    September 18, 2017 10:45 AM EDT Clive Davis is a giant among music men. That is an established fact, but it helps when you hear everyone from Aretha Franklin to Paul Simon , Sean "Puffy" Combs , Simon Cowell, Carlos Santana , Jimmy Iovine and tons of other music busine ...

  36. 'South Park' Episode Triggers Viewers' Amazon Alexa, Google Home

    September 14, 2017 6:43 PM EDT The 21st season of  South Park premiered on Wednesday and, as the show usually does, touched on multiple current topics.  The episode, "White People Renovating Houses," mostly skewered the white nationalist movement, poking fun at member ...

  37. The Weeknd's 'Die For You' Leads THR's Top TV Songs Chart For August

    September 14, 2017 5:11 PM EDT Five songs from 'Insecure' crack the top 10. HBO’s  Insecure  dominates THR’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunefind and Shazam, for August, as five songs from the show debut in the top 10. Rankings for the Top TV Songs chart are based ...

  38. Behind Eminem & Joseph Kahn's 'Bodied' With Writer Alex 'Kid Twist' Larsen

    September 13, 2017 7:54 PM EDT "Eminem is the reason I rap. He was the first rapper I ever listened to." Fifteen years after Eminem starred in 8 Mile , the former battler-turned-global superstar is producing  Bodied , a Joseph Kahn-directed film that was written by an ...

  39. Mike Myers Reportedly Cast in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Biopic

    September 13, 2017 2:00 AM EDT Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek is playing the flamboyant role of Queen 's singer  Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody , and now Deadline has announced that Mike Myers is negotiating a role in the film.  While it remains unclear who My ...

  40. Hank Williams Jr. Returns to 'Monday Night Football' With Jason Derulo, Florida Georgia Line

    September 12, 2017 4:28 PM EDT The controversial country singer Hank Williams Jr. , who parted ways with ESPN six years ago after comparing Barack Obama to Hitler, has returned to the network's  Monday Night Football with a performance alongside Jason Derulo and Florida Ge ...

  41. Scooter Braun Talks All-Star 'Hand in Hand' Hurricane Benefit: 'This Isn't About Who Is Doing What, It's Just About People Doing It'

    September 12, 2017 11:25 AM EDT The nation will turn its attention to Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief tonight (Sept. 12) as stars including Justin Timberlake, Dave Matthews, Leonardo DiCaprio, Travis Scott, Beyoncé, Oprah, Kelly Rowland, Justin Bieber, Gwen S ...

  42. Bruno Mars Prepping First Primetime Special: 'Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo'

    September 12, 2017 10:40 AM EDT The special will air on CBS on Nov. 29. Bruno Mars is coming to your living room. The Grammy-winning "That's What I Like" singer announced on Tuesday (Sept. 12) that he's going to star in his first primetime TV special on Nov. ...

  43. Disney Animator X Atencio, Who Co-Wrote 'Yo, Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me),' Dead at 98

    September 12, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Xavier "X" Atencio , an animator behind early Disney movies including "Pinocchio" and "Fantasia" and "imagineer" behind beloved Disneyland rides like "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Haunte ...

  44. Justin Timberlake, Travis Scott, Dave Matthews, Leonardo DiCaprio Join 'Hand in Hand' Hurricane Relief Line-Up

    September 12, 2017 7:45 AM EDT See the full line-up for the event airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Justin Timberlake, Dave Matthews, Leonardo DiCaprio and Travis Scott are among the names that have been added to the growing list of participants in Tuesday night's (Sept. 12) &q ...

  45. Andre 3000 Starring in Sci-Fi Film 'High Life' With Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche

    September 11, 2017 4:00 PM EDT The Claire Davis-directed flick centers on convicts given the opportunity to shorten their prison sentences by embarking on a dangerous space journey. Andre 3000  shattered the hearts of fans when he revealed to Complex that he may be retiring fro ...

  46. Before He Died, David Bowie Gave Permission For His 'Twin Peaks' Character to Return

    September 11, 2017 10:30 AM EDT Phillip Jeffries, the mysterious FBI agent portrayed by  David Bowie  in the 1992 film  Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me , returned in the recently concluded  Twin Peaks: The Return . In a new Reddit AMA , Sabrina Sutherland, the executive producer o ...

  47. Creative Arts Emmys: 'SNL' Hosts Melissa McCarthy, Dave Chappelle Wins Guest Acting Awards

    September 11, 2017 8:49 AM EDT Meanwhile, Alexis Bledel and Gerald McRaney won the guest acting awards in the drama series categories. Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy won best guest actor and actress in a comedy series Emmys for hosting  Saturday Night Live . Also at the Cr ...

  48. Eminem-Backed Rap Satire 'Bodied' Tests Limits of Free Speech

    September 11, 2017 4:00 AM EDT In 2015, director Joseph Kahn was toying with different ideas for his next project when a theme came to him from the most unexpected source. He had just directed the Taylor Swift video for “Wildest Dreams,” which was sparking criticism for cultura ...

  49. The Muppets Take the Hollywood Bowl in Great Style With Bobby Moynihan, Paul Williams

    September 09, 2017 12:22 PM EDT The first ever event of its kind mixed classic songs and sketches from 'The Muppet Show' with parodies of Adele and the Kardashians. "Aw, the Hollywood Bowl -- this icon of American culture has hosted Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald , ...

  50. Michael and Susan Dell Underwrite Harvey Telethon as Justin Bieber, Drake and Other Stars Sign On

    September 08, 2017 1:01 PM EDT The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation is giving $5 million to underwrite the costs of producing Bun B and Scooter Braun's upcoming hurricane relief telethon . The backing means organizers of Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief , sche ...

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