YouTube cancels high-end dramas and comedies: Bloomberg

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Youtube logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo (Reuters)... Read more »

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ stuns with $70 million opening weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Talk about scary good. Director Jordan Peele (L) and cast members Lupita Nyong’o, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Winston Duke attend the “Us” premiere... Read more »

AT&T, Viacom continue contract negotiations past deadline

FILE PHOTO: The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other Viacom Inc channels were... Read more »

AT&T, Viacom continue contract negotiations past deadline

FILE PHOTO: The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and other Viacom Inc channels were... Read more »

Nostalgic ‘Only Fools and Horses’ stage show soothes divided Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – British comedy “Only Fools and Horses” ran for decades, drew the biggest home audience yet for a TV episode – and has smashed box office records... Read more »

Publishers sue Peloton for using songs by Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, others

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Publishers representing the writers of songs by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood and hundreds of other artists sued Peloton Interactive Inc... Read more »

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis in rehab following stroke

FILE PHOTO: U.S. rock and roll and country music singer and pianist Jerry Lee Lewis performs during his concert in Budapest October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo LOS ANGELES (Reuters)... Read more »

Dick Dale, surf guitar pioneer, dies at 81

(Reuters) – Dick Dale, who became known as “king of the surf guitar” with a twangy rapid-fire, reverb-heavy sound that he said recreated what he heard in his head... Read more »

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ conquers again with $69 million

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Newcomers were no match for Disney’s “Captain Marvel” at the domestic box office. The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in... Read more »

A little love on the campaign trail – Rosario Dawson dating Cory Booker

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include “Rent” and “Men in Black II,” has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory... Read more »