How Disney’s Pixar Rediscovered ‘Dory’ – The Contenders

Why did it take more than a decade for Disney’s Pixar to make a sequel to the beloved Oscar-winning animated feature Finding Nemo?
As producer Lindsey Collins explained here at our Contenders event, the think tank at Pixar actually stumbled upon it. After watching Nemo again for a 3D restoration five years ago, director Andrew Stanton felt that he left the story of the short-term-memory fish Dory — unfinished.
Says Collins, Stanton felt that if Dory “got lost again…

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PaleyFest 2017: ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Scandal’, More Join Lineup

AMC’s The Walking Dead will kick off PaleyFest LA on March 17, with the cast and creative team from the hit zombie apocalypse drama set for the opening panel of the event, which runs through March 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
TWD joins previously announced NBC’s breakout family drama This is Us (March 18); HBO’s sci-fi thriller Westworld (March 25); and FX’s American Horror Story: Roanoke (March 26).
The extended lineup also includes a matinee Super Hero event…

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Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds Doc BRIGHT LIGHTS Hits HBO!! Saw Gerrera Joins STAR WARS REBELS!!

Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds Doc BRIGHT LIGHTS Hits HBO!! Saw Gerrera Joins STAR WARS REBELS!! Saturday TV Talkback!!

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Disney XD says of “The Ghosts of Geonosis”:
The crew returns to Geonosis in search of a missing rebel team sent to investigate suspicious activity there and are surprised by what they find.
Premiering tonight: Guardians (AP) Ricky, Nicky, Dicky & Dawn (Nick) Unplugged (FYI)
 
College football and Ryan Seacrest’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC dominated Dec. 31.
Saturdays, Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2016 (Adults 18-49; repeats in gray; older weeks in parentheses) 5.6 (0.3) (0.4) (0.5) (2.7) (1.9) College Football 3.6 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) ABC NYE 10-11pm 1.9 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) ABC NYE 8-10pm 1.3 (0.3) (0.4) (0.4) (0.4) (0.4) SportsCenter 0.8 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) NBC NYE 8-10pm 0.8 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Seth Meyers Primetime 0.7 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) CNN NYE 0.5 (0.5) (0.6) (0.9) (0.8) (0.6) 48 Hours 0.4 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) FNC NYE 0.4 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Hawaii Five-0 0.3 (—) (—) (—) (—) (0.4) Bones 0.3 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Lethal Weapon 0.2 (0.3) (0.2) (0.2) (—) (0.2) Bulls & Bears 0.2 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Cashin In 0.2 (0.2) (0.2) (0.1) (—) (—) Cavuto 0.2 (0.1) (—) (—) (—) (0.2) CNN Newsroom 0.2 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Criminal 0.2 (—) (—) (—) (—) (—) Forbes On Fox 0.2 (0.3) (0.2) (0.2) (—) (0.2) Fox & Friends 0.2

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Megyn Kelly Bids Farewell To Fox Viewers On Final Show: “I’ll See You Again Soon”

Tonight marked Megyn Kelly’s final appearance on Fox News, bringing an end to a professional relationship nearly 13 years old. Kelly, of course, announced this week she is moving to NBC following a tumultuous two years that included a feud with Donald Trump and, as it turns out, having been allegedly sexually harassed by her former boss, Roger Ailes. But on the final episode of The Kelly File tonight, she was appreciative of her time with the network.
“Night after night…

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‘La La Land’, ‘Manchester By The Sea’, ‘Lion’ & ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Top 2017 AACTA International Awards

Winners were announced today for the 6th annual Australian Academy of Cinema Television Arts International Awards, with La La Land, Manchester By The Sea, and Lion beating out all comers and winning twice apiece, with Hacksaw Ridge winning once for director Mel Gibson.
The awards, which honor the year’s best achievements in film regardless of geography, were held at The Avalon Hollywood, with guests and nominees including Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Luke…

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