‘Star Wars’ Video Game Microtransactions Ignite Controversy

With the excitement already building for the year-end release of the latest “Star Wars” film, the new video game “Star Wars: Battlefront II” was poised to capitalize on all the excitement for the vaunted...

Grammy Awards Nominations 2018: Jay-Z Leads With Eight, Kendrick Lamar Scores Seven

Every year the Grammy nominations are a combination of the near-inevitable and the unexpected, and the class of 2018 — the awards’ 60th anniversary — are no exception. At nearly 49 years old, Jay-Z and his...

Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run

Bruce Springsteen announced today that “Springsteen on Broadway,” his 16-week series of performances at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre will be extended, with additional shows now set for February 28 through June 30, 2018. Due to overwhelming...

‘Crisis on Earth-X’ Arrowverse Crossover Parts 1 and 2 Recap: A Wedding Interrupted, Nazis,...

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read unless you have watched the Nov. 27 “Supergirl” and “Arrow” episodes, entitled “Crisis on Earth-X Part I” and “Crisis on Earth-X Part II.” This year’s Arrowverse crossover — featuring the...

Mister Rogers Documentary ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Acquired by Focus Features

Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Morgan Neville’s Fred Rogers documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” “Won’t you be my neighbor?” was Rogers’ trademark line on “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” the beloved children’s series...

Grammy Nominations: Who Will Get the Big Nods? Kendrick Lamar? Ed Sheeran? Alessia Cara?...

With the nominees for music’s proverbial biggest night being announced Tuesday morning, Grammy season is well and truly upon us. And with the Thanksgiving hangover just clearing up, the time seems ripe for a...

Billionaire Peter Thiel Sells Majority of Facebook Stake, Pocketing $29 Million

Investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel has sold 73% of his remaining shares in Facebook, earning $29 million on the sale. Thiel now owns 59,913 Class A shares of Facebook after he sold 160,805 shares on...

Grammy Nominations: Seven Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Every year, the nominations for the Grammy Awards are met with varying degrees of surprise, exhilaration, outrage and boredom — and with dozens of categories, they can be a roller-coaster ride between all of...

YouTube Faces Advertiser Boycott Over Videos With Kids That Attracted Sexual Predators

Google’s YouTube is engulfed in a new brand-safety crisis: Several major advertisers froze spending on YouTube after an investigation revealed their spots were running against videos featuring kids in states of undress and other...

U.K. Music Magazines NME and Uncut Sold as Part of Meredith-Time Inc. Deal

Among the titles absorbed by Meredith Corp., the publishing and broadcast company that is acquiring Time Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal, are popular U.K. magazines NME and Uncut. NME, a staple of the British...

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