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ABC Family to Change Its Name to Freeform

ABC Family has announced a major name change. The network will become known as Freeform starting in January 2016. ABC Family says it plans to "super-serve Becomers." Read more... October 7, 2015

Mick Jagger's Vinyl, HBO's Ode to 70s Rock and Roll

It took a decade to get made, but trailer for HBO's rock drama Vinyl, is finally here. The show is set in the 1970s in New York City when punk, disco and hip-hip were all becoming big trends. Mick Jagger had the idea for the show and Terence Winter (The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire) turned the idea into a screenplay. They got Martin Scorcese on board, and now it's set to be the next big HBO drama. Read more... October 6, 2015

Donald Trump Approves of Taran Killan's Impersonation of Him

Saturday Night Live had its season premiere last night with Miley Cyrus as host and the musical guest. The cold open featured Taran Killam playing Donald Trump and Cecily Strong as his wife Melania. Read more... October 4, 2015

The Martian Tops Weekend Box Office

The Martian starring Matt Damon won the box office this weekend. The film is about an astronaut who ends up stranded on the Red Planet. The movie made $55 million which is just less than the $55.8 million October record set by Gravity in 2013. Read more... October 4, 2015

Trevor Noah is Off to a Good Start Hosting The Daily Show

Trevor Noah has officially taken over for Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show and his first night got off to a smooth start. Of course, he is no Jon Stewart and he pointed that out several times during the show, to good comic effect. Read more... September 29, 2015

Malala and Stephen Colbert Do Card Tricks

Malala Yousafzai is only eighteen years old, but she has already won the Nobel Peace Prize. She runs a foundation and speaks all over the world to promote the rights of young women to receive an education. Shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for daring to speak out on behalf of girls, she recovered and lives in England with her family. She was a guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about the new documentary about her life, He Named Me Malala. Read more... September 27, 2015

Hotel Transylvania 2 Tops Weekend Box Office

Hotel Transylvania 2 won the box office this weekend. It made $47.5 million and had a strong per theater average of over $12,600. This opening was bigger than the original which had a $42.5 million opening in 2012. The animated film features the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez and Kevin James. It has an A- CinemaScore. Read more... September 27, 2015

Angry Birds Trailer Features Voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Danny McBride

The official teaser trailer for The Angry Birds Movie has been released. The film is based on the Angry Birds mobile game which became one of the first big mobile game hits in 2010. New versions of the game have been released at the pace of about two games per year ever since. Read more... September 25, 2015

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Tops Weekend Box Office

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is this weekend's box office winner. The film made $30 million with a strong $7,993 per theater average. This is slightly less than the first film's opening weekend of $32.5 million in 2014, but it was still a strong debut for the second film in the trilogy. The Scorch Trials has a B CinemaScore. Read more... September 20, 2015

Scarlett Johansson is Kaa the Python in First Jungle Book Trailer

The first trailer for Jon Favreau's live action remake of The Jungle Book is out and it's a marvel. Ten-year-old Neel Sethi plays Mowgli -- everything is cgi. We see Mowgli's life in the jungle which is full of beautiful flora and very dangerous animals. Read more... September 18, 2015

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