Gaumont Television & Kristen Bell Tune Up Kids’ Animated Series ‘Do, Re & Mi’

Marking the first new series under the leadership of President of Animation, Nicolas Atlan, Gaumont Television has partnered with Kristen Bell, Jackie Tohn, Michael Scharf and Ivan Askwith on preschool toon Do, Re & Mi. Billed as a quirky, whimsical musical adventure, it will feature original tracks performed by Bell, Tohn (American Idol) and surprise guests. The plan is to extend it into apps, games, music videos and more.
Atlan joined Gaumont from Splash Entertainment…

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‘Girl Asleep’ Wins Big at Australia’s CinefestOZ Festival

Coming of age drama, “Girl Asleep” won the top prize at the CinefestOZ festival in West Australia. The US$75,700 ($100,000) award is the richest prize on the Australian festival circuit. The award was made on Saturday evening in Busselton by a jury headed by Gillian Armstrong. The decision was unanimous. Other contenders included “Jasper Jones,”… Read more »

“The Night Of” Finale Recap: An Exercise in Ambiguity

[The following has spoilers for “The Night Of,” including last night’s finale. Do not read if you haven’t seen the episode.] It is testament to the skill behind “The Night Of” that the miniseries answered its most pressing concern in the last seconds of the finale: the cat. “The Night Of” was frequently a funny… Read more »

New Bomb Attack In Brussels, Nobody Hurt (Reports)

A bomb has exploded at the Brussels Institute of Criminology, in a suburb of Brussels, Belgium. The building was empty and there are no reports of casualties or fatalities. According to reports a car rammed through three security fences at approximately 2am local time on Monday morning. That caused a significant fire at the building. Police were… Read more »

Mariah Carey’s Destitute, HIV-Positive Sister Arrested for Prostitution

Mariah Carey has a net worth north of $500 million.  Her estranged sister, Alison Carey, has been far less fortunate. This is a sad, sad story that started back in the 80s, and keeps getting more tragic.  According to details disclosed by local police in Saugerties, New York, Alison Carey was busted on Sunday on […]

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Celestial Tiger, Endemol Buddy Up for ‘BROcation’

Asian channels operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment is to move further into the original production business with structured reality show ‘The Ultimate BROcation.” The show will be produced by Endemol Shine and be sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Board. The five-episode series will follow the adventures of four celebrities from four different Southeast Asian countries… Read more »