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REPORT: CNN’S ZUCKER RAIDING VARIETY, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

December 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

New CNN chief Jeff Zucker is planning to beef up the cable news channel’s coverage of the entertainment business and will raid Variety and The Hollywood Reporter to do so, the New York Post‘s “Page Six” column reported today (Monday), citing an unnamed source. According to the column, Zucker is also looking to bring other […]

HEFTY SALARIES MAY DEPRIVE FOCKERS OF PROFIT

January 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Although Universal’s Little Fockers has taken in more than $110 million after two weeks in release, it has a long way to go to recoup an enormous budget that ballooned because of enormous salaries paid to its actors, the New York Post observed today (Wednesday). According to the newspaper, which cited unnamed sources, nearly $70 […]

FORD RACES AWAY FROM MADE IN DAGENHAM

November 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps understandably, the Ford Motor Co. has declined to participate in any part of the promotional campaign for Sony Pictures Classics’ Made in Dagenham, the critically praised British comedy about a 1968 equal-pay strike by women at a Ford plant in the U.K. The New York Post‘s “Page Six” column quoted a source connected with […]

REPORT: WILL SMITH FEUDING WITH MEN IN BACK PRODUCERS

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Feuding between Will Smith on the one hand and director Barry Sonnenfeld and the producers on the other has resulted in production of Sony’s Men in Black III being halted in New York, the New York Post‘s “Page Six” gossip column reported today (Tuesday), citing unnamed sources. The newspaper said that Smith and the filmmakers […]

PARKER SPITZER RATINGS DECLINE

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for CNN’s Parker Spitzer slid again on Wednesday, its third day on the air. The new Crossfire-type show drew 501,000 viewers, versus 513,000 on Tuesday and 454,000 on Monday. It remained in last place among the cable TV shows at 8:00 p.m., with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly leading the pack with 3.47 million viewers, […]

PARIS IS SCENE OF NEW “SEX AND THE CITY” DEBACLE

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A major media promotion in Paris to boost the premiere of Sex and the City 2 turned into a fiasco that has angered some of the participants, the New York Post reported in its “Page Six” column. Warner Bros., which is distributing the film in France, had arranged for a dozen prominent authors to appear […]