Tuesday, October 15, 2019

LUCK — NOT MUCH OF IT FOR ITS CAST AND CREW

March 28, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The decision by HBO and the producers of Luck to shut down production of the series following the deaths of three horses came as devastating news to the 180-member crew and dozens of actors working on the series, as well as local suppliers, including prop houses and vendors who supplied services and equipment, the Los […]

MURDOCH SHUTTERS U.K. TABLOID AS SCANDAL MUSHROOMS

July 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

News of the World, the 168-year-old Sunday tabloid with the largest circulation of any newspaper in the U.K., will permanently cease publication following next weekend’s edition. News International Chairman James Murdoch made the announcement this morning (Thursday) as new allegations of illegal activities by the newspaper’s staff and hired agents emerged and as major advertisers […]

NETFLIX CLOSING FACEBOOK RATINGS PAGE

January 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Admitting to a rare misstep, Netflix said on its website that it has shut down a Facebook program that prompted subscribers to rate the movies and television shows that they rent. The reason: too few subscribers have shown any interest in using it. “Very few of you have signed on for this so we’re pulling […]