New characters give ‘Thomas & Friends’ a jolt of girl power

Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine’s boy-dominated world.Mattel, the toy maker that owns the Thomas brand, will ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office

The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well.This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic R...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the wo...

October 18th, 2017 |  



Weinstein’s film academy ouster raises concerns about others

Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now quest...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Nielsen says it will report on who’s watching streamed shows

Nielsen says it will report on who’s watching streamed shows

The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how m...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Vern Riffe Center for the Arts hosts Fourth Annual After Dark

The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts (VRCFA) will be hosting its Fourth Annual After Dark Event starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 in the Selby Lob...

October 18th, 2017 |  


ESPN suspends anchor for breaking social media rules

ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks for making political statements on social media.Hill, an African-American co-host of the 6 p...

October 11th, 2017 |  


‘Blade Runner 2049’ tops box office but still disappoints

“Blade Runner 2049” may have been the top choice for moviegoers this weekend, but the long-anticipated sequel failed to generate the soari...

October 11th, 2017 |  


CBS holds its ratings lead in Week 2 of the new fall season

CBS continued to reign in the prime-time ratings race in the second week of the new fall season. And that was even without its new smash hit, “Y...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion

Apple is teaming up with award-winning director Steven Spielberg for its first major push into TV programming.The iPhone maker is bringing back Spielb...

October 11th, 2017 |