Kevin Meaney, Actor and Stand-Up Comedian, Dies at 60

Kevin Meaney, a stand-up comedian who made several appearances on late-night shows and was a beloved figure in the comedy scene, died Friday. He was 60. His agent, Tom Ingegno, confirmed to CNN that Meaney was found at his Forestburgh, New York, home on Friday. A cause of death has not yet been revealed. Meaney, with his… Read more »

Steve Dillion Dies: Comic Artist And ‘Preacher’ Co-Creator Was 54

Influential comic artist Steve Dillon, known for his frequent collaborations with writer Garth Ennis that included acclaimed runs on DC-Vertigo’s Hellblazer and Marvel’s The Punisher and, most notably, co-creating the seminal Vertigo series Preacher, has died. His brother, Glyn, confirmed on Twitter that he passed away in New York City sometime this morning.

Born in 1962 in Luton, England, Dillon started his career in comics in 1980, providing art for licensed Doctor Who


‘Vampire Diaries’ Ratings Down In Final Premiere, ‘Exorcist’ Up, ‘MacGyver’ Even

On a relatively steady Big 4 Friday that saw no Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs game on cable but a backstage Hamilton’s America documentary attracting a lot of heat on PBS, it was the CW in the spotlight last night.
Both The Vampire Diaries (0.4/2) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (0.2/1) had new seasons debuts on the network on a new night – and the results for the former left blood on the floor. For the eighth and final season of the Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec…


Antalya: Mayor Menderes Türel on Efforts to Turn Turkish Resort Into Cinema Hub

ANTALYA, Turkey — If Antalya mayor Menderes Türel had his way, Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie, and other Hollywood celebs would be soaking up the sun on the Mediterranean’s shores before popping into a local restaurant for Turkish coffee and kebabs. Afterward, they’d retire to swank seaside homes, peruse the next day’s call sheet, and hit the… Read more »

What Happened To ‘The Joneses’ At The Box Office?

With an estimated production cost of $40M before P&A, 20th Century Fox’s Keeping Up With the Joneses may not go down as the biggest box office disaster of all-time, but the film is a disaster nonetheless with an estimated opening of $6M this weekend, perhaps even lower.
Booked at 3,022 locations, Joneses is one of the lowest debuts for a saturated theater count of that size.  Though billed as an ensemble comedy, Joneses comes as the second misfire for its Hangover star Zac…


AT&T Reaches Deal to Buy Time Warner for More Than $80 Billion (Report)

AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner in a deal valued at more than $80 billion, according to a report today by the Wall Street Journal. Leaders of the two companies have been in marathon negotiating sessions for most of this week. Reps for Time Warner and AT&T did not immediately respond to… Read more »