Bewitched, Bothered & Beleaguered: Bill O’Reilly Signs with AMC to Play Zombie in Upcoming Episode of ‘The Walking Dead’


Correction of the Day: Chelsea Clinton’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ Downgraded


OOPS! TheHill announced today that Chelsea Clinton was to receive a “Lifetime Achievement Award.Turns out that America’s favorite underachiever is being honored by The Lifetime Channel.

… According to Variety, Clinton is being honored “for her work with Alliance for a Healthier Generation, which empowers kids to develop lifelong healthy habits.”

More than 400 entertainment and media insiders are expected to attend, according to event organizers.

The event will be hosted by “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer.

— Editor’s note: This story originally stated Chelsea Clinton was to receive a “Lifetime Achievement Award.” It has been corrected to state that Clinton will receive an “Impact Award” from Variety in partnership with Lifetime. 

—Updated at 2:27 p.m.


Source: TheHill


CNBC’s GOP Debate Scores 14 Million Viewers, CNN’s, 23.1 Million, Fox News, 24 Million


Brian Sternberg reports: CNBC said its Wednesday-night telecast of a debate among Republican candidates for U.S. President lured an average of 14 million viewers, making it the most-watched broadcast on the NBCUniversal-owned cable outlet in its history.

CNBC’s audience for the telecast was significantly lower than the crowds lured by Fox News Channel and CNN for similar events. A Republican debate broadcast in August by Fox News attracted an average of 24 million viewers, while a Republican debate broadcast in September by CNN won an average of 23.1 million viewers.

For CNBC, however, the numbers were meaningful. The network said its broadcast of the debate was the most-watched night in network history in all key demos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Disney is Banning On-Screen Smoking in All Future Films, Even Marvel Movies


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Box Office: ‘Game of Thrones’ Eyes $2 Million in Imax Debut

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Oculus Launches Story Studio to Promote Virtual Reality Filmmaking

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Big Water-Cooler: Fox Business To Replace ‘The Independents’ With ‘Kennedy’


Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery will be the host of “Kennedy,”  which will launch January 26 at 10 p.m., after the conclusion of an episode of the network’s new” Strange Inheritance” reality series that night. “Kennedy” will feature an opening monologue from the host, followed by interviews and discussion segments. Fox Business is billing the program as focused on “big water-cooler discussion topics.”…(read more)


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‘The Interview’ New York Premiere Canceled

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Holiday Movie Classics: ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Turned 50 Today

HBO Orders Rock Drama Series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested in Thailand

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[VIDEO] Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs

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Jason Reitman Sets ‘American Beauty’ Live Read With ‘Men, Women & Children’ Cast

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Best and Worst Costumes at Comic-Con

Chen Kaige to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

Tokyo International Film Festival

Chinese director has long association with Japanese event

Tokyo Festival to Open With ‘Captain Phillips’

Tokyo — Chinese director Chen Kaige will head the competition jury at the
26th Tokyo International Film Festival, set to unspool October 22-24, in the Japanese capital.

Chen’s association with the festival goes back to its 6th edition in 1993, when his Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Farewell My Concubine” was screened out of competition. In 2008 he was on hand to receive the Akira Kurosawa Award for lifetime achievement in directing.


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