There's good news and bad news when it comes to the ratings for Sunday night's Oscars telecast. First, the good: the telecast saw a 56% jump in viewership from last year, according to Nielsen numbers quoted by Variety. Some 15.36 million people watched the show, which was... Read More.
Simone Boseman paid musical tribute to her late husband, actor Chadwick Boseman, during Saturday night's Stand Up to Cancer telecast. Actor Anthony Anderson introduced the Black Panther star's widow, saying, "Many of us were devastated to learn of Chadwick Boseman's tragic passing after he privately grappled with cancer... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Chinese government has warned its media outlets to "stagger" and censor the April 25 Academy Awards telecast, after both Nomadland director Chloe Zhao and an anti-Chinese government documentary earned nominations. According to Bloomberg, the government dictated that Chinese networks not run the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, who won the Best Director Academy Award in 2000 for Traffic, is on the team that's producing the next Oscars telecast. Soderbergh, also known for Erin Brockovich, Magic Mike and the Ocean's Eleven film series, will co-produce along with Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins and Oscar-nominated producer Stacey... Read More.