‘Black Panther’ Heading to Box Office Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is heading for a stunning $235 million debut over the four-day President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Monday. “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has blown away its original tracking in less than a month. The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production […]

BBC Worldwide Sells ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to Iceland

“Dancing With the Stars” is set to debut in Iceland after BBC Worldwide sold the format to Icelandic broadcaster Stod 2, it was announced Monday. The local version is set to premiere March 11. The deal marks the first partnership between BBC Wordwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and Stod 2. BBC Worldwide will […]

‘Andi Mack’ Renewed For Third Season On Disney Channel

Disney Channel is bringing its hit tween series Andi Mack back for a third go-round. Cast members Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Lilan Bowden, Joshua Rush, Sofia Wylie and Asher Angel got the news while on ABC’s Good Morning America today. Twelve new episodes from Season 2 will debut beginning in June 2018, with episodes from the third season scheduled to debut later in 2018.
The series is praised as a heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story about the most important things in…

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David Attenborough’s New Wildlife Series Leads BBC Showcase Deals

Sir David Attenborough is to another landmark wildlife series for the BBC, one of a number of announcements at BBC Showcase as the annual programming expo gets going in Liverpool.
The Planet Earth host will present Dynasty (w/t), a five-part series produced by BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit for BBC One in association with BBC America and France Télévisions. The show, which will air later this year, follows a different animal each episode at the most critical period in…

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Fergie’s National Anthem Performance Panned At NBA’S All-Star Game

Social media blew up following Fergie’s bluesy, breathy rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” at Sunday night’s NBA All-Star game – and mostly not in praise.
Roseanne Barr, whose performance before a San Diego Padres game in 1990 ranked on Billboard’s list of ten worst national anthem performances ever, even weighed in, suggesting hers was better.

Who saw Fergie’s national anthem performance at the NBA All Star Game? I think mine was better lowkey
— Roseanne Barr…

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Berlin Film Review: ‘U – July 22’

Inasmuch as there could ever be a good time to premiere a film about the 2011 Utøya massacre, “U – July 22” arrives at a particularly tender, difficult moment. Unspooling at the Berlin Film Festival five days after the Parkland mass shooting in Florida, Erik Poppe’s appropriately agonizing single-take reconstruction of the right-wing terrorist attack […]