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Wolfgang Petersen, ‘Air Force One,’ ‘Das Boot’ Director, Dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, who rode his acclaimed German-language film “Das Boot” into a career directing Hollywood blockbusters such as “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One,” “The Perfect…

Adam Sandler congratulates ‘Happy Gilmore’ caddy lookalike Will Zalatoris after first win

The golfer and dead ringer for the “Happy Gilmore” caddy got a special shout out from the 1996 sports comedy’s star.

Ancestry’s Latest Big-Pitch Commercial Streamed On Pluto, Paramount+

One of the commercials running on the streaming-video site Pluto is big enough to look just like one of its many content selections. Rather than break up a…

Almost 60% of Americans’ Entertainment Time Is on Ad-Supported Platforms, Luminate Report Finds

Even with the rise of premium subscription video and audio services, content with ads still holds nearly 60% share of the total time U.S. audiences spend consuming entertainment,…

Nielsen, Amazon Strike Three-Year Pact to Measure ‘Thursday Night Football’

The NFL’s “” may be moving to Amazon, but it’s going to be measured as if it were still playing on traditional TV. Nielsen and Amazon have struck…

‘Rich Eisen Show’ Jumps to Roku From Peacock

Veteran sportscaster Rich Eisen is taking the live-streamed edition of his signature ‘Rich Eisen Show” to Roku after a stint at NBCUniversal’s Peacock, in a sign of how…

Writer tells all in new book about WWE and boss Vince McMahon: ‘Learn to eat a s–t sandwich’

A new book goes inside the wrestling world and the hardball management style of an embattled former CEO known for strange foibles such as despising sneezing and giraffes.

Paramount+ to Be Bundled With Walmart+ Membership Program

Walmart reached a deal with Paramount Global to include the Paramount+ streaming service as part of the retailing giant’s Walmart+ membership program starting in September. The Paramount+ Essential…

Bollywood War Epic ‘Pippa’ Reveals First Teaser, Release Date – Global Bulletin (EXCLUSIVE)

TEASER On the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day on Aug. 15, the first teaser of Bollywood war epic “Pippa” has been revealed and Dec. 2 has been…

Anne Heche’s final roles: movies and TV shows to air after tragic death

Heche completed several films before her untimely death. “We have lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend,” a rep said of her passing.

Hulu’s ‘Legacy’ Feels Like Yet Another Story About the Showtime-Era Lakers: TV Review

In entertainment, as in sports, it’s all about timing. Which makes “Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers” a victim of the TV industry’s current interest in…

D’Arcy Carden’s Grand Slam: How ‘The Good Place’ Star Reinvented Herself for ‘A League of Their Own’

Growing up, D’Arcy Carden had three career aspirations: “rock star, actress, baseball player.”  Of course, she’s already seen success as an actor with memorable roles as Janet in…