The photo below might be a little grainy, a little underexposed — but if you look at it through the eyes of a Star Trek historian, its significance couldn't be clearer
In the picture, an unidentified person who worked on 1979's Star Trek the Motion Picture is inspecting an enormous, highly impressive model of the Enterprise that was used for special effects shots. As Trevor Roth, COO of Roddenberry Entertainment, puts it: "I think that's just an achievement to have created." It's also something that helps to put into context the effort and detailed work that went into the film Read more...More about Entertainment, Cbs, Television, Star Trek, and Tv
As electrifying as Grease: Live was, it turns out the show was rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong behind the scenes. (Translation: even more exciting.)
Carrie Havel, the associate director for Fox's live telecast, shared a video from the control room showing how she and her team made lighting-fast calls in order to keep the cameras and cuts up to tempo with the show's energetic song-and-dance routines
Havel posted the video — taken during "Greased Lightning" — to Facebook, along with a description of what her job entailedViral Videos, Entertainment, Television, Tv, and Facebook
Aunt Viv has some harsh words for her former Fresh Prince family
Actress Janet Hubert, who starred for three seasons on the hit '90s sitcom as Will Smith's aunt (before she was replaced by Daphne Maxwell Reid), posted a Facebook video on Monday slamming Jada Pinkett Smith. The Gotham star had previously called for actors of color to boycott the Oscars after only white actors were nominated for awards this year.
"First of all, Miss Thing, does your man not have a mouth of his own with which to speak?" Hubert began — referring to Pinkett Smith's husband, Will Smith, a two-time Oscar nominee who was shut out of the 2016 race Read more...More about Entertainment, Television, Oscars, Tv, and Facebook
What's the fun of watching TV without using social media to catch up with other fans?
Facebook's got some new tools aimed squarely at grabbing the "second screen," a fan experience that fast-moving Twitter has so far locked down
The social giant has announced a bevy of features that look to attract TV broadcasters by offering the chance to receive immediate feedback and content from their viewers.
The goal: Deepening its relationships with a part of the media world that still holds the keys to very big advertising bucks
Bob Morgan, partner engineering director at Facebook, wrote in a blog post that the tools boil down to three particular areas: Engaging fans, polling them for their input, and curating photos and videos that can then be shown on TV. Read more...More about Facebook, Twitter, Business, Media, and Tv
Here's a friendly tip from John Oliver to you: "Just because you say something in the voice of a southern debutante does not make it legally binding."
And hopefully that ends all doubt in your mind that the Facebook privacy status may be real and not a stupid, never-ending hoax
If you really want to protect your social media information, just share this John Oliver clip — it's 100% legally binding.
Viola Davis ruled Emmys night in more ways than one.
The Best Actress winner and her epic speech were the night's most talked about moments on both Facebook and Twitter, according to both sites. Davis became the first black actress to win the award for lead actress in a drama. She accepted her award with a rousing speech, quoting Harriet Tubman and dedicating it to women of color who had paved the way.
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