‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Creator-Songwriter Bob Donough Dies At 94

Bob Donough, the jazzman who created the clever and enduring Schoolhouse Rock toons that taught grammar, math, science, and citizenship to a generation of TV-watching kids, has died. He was 94. His family told the Associated Press that Donough died Mon…

Bob Donough, the jazzman who created the clever and enduring Schoolhouse Rock toons that taught grammar, math, science, and citizenship to a generation of TV-watching kids, has died. He was 94. His family told the Associated Press that Donough died Monday at his home in Mount Bethel, PA, but did not give a cause. Born on December 12, 1923, in Cherry Hill, AR, Donough was a jazz musician in the early 1970s when a New York ad man complained that his young sons couldn’t do…

‘Smallville’s Allison Mack Granted $5M Bond In Sex-Trafficking Case

A federal judge today approved a $5 million bond for the release of Allison Mack, the former Smallville star who was arrested last week on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney’s Off…

A federal judge today approved a $5 million bond for the release of Allison Mack, the former Smallville star who was arrested last week on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York confirmed the news to Deadline, without giving further details or comment. She was arrested Friday and indicted along with Keith Raniere, the alleged leader of a self-help program and…

Martha Stewart Joins ‘Chopped’ As Recurring Judge On Food Network Series

Food Network’s Chopped has added a familiar face from the intersection of cuisine and television. Martha Stewart has signed as a recurring guest judge on the venerable series, whose 38th cycle launches next month.
She first will appear in the June 5 ep…

Food Network's Chopped has added a familiar face from the intersection of cuisine and television. Martha Stewart has signed as a recurring guest judge on the venerable series, whose 38th cycle launches next month. She first will appear in the June 5 episode of Chopped, joining host Ted Allen and series regulars Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Marcus Samuelsson, Chris Santos and Geoffrey Zakarian. They’ll oversee the…

Avicii Family’s Statement: “So Grateful For Everyone Who Loved Tim’s Music”

The family of superstar Swedish DJ Avicii, aka Tim Bergling, has released a statement on his death. Read it in full below.
The EDM star was found dead Friday in Oman, but no cause of death was revealed. According to media reports, local police say a po…

The family of superstar Swedish DJ Avicii, aka Tim Bergling, has released a statement on his death. Read it in full below. The EDM star was found dead Friday in Oman, but no cause of death was revealed. According to media reports, local police say a postmortem yielded "no criminal suspicion." Here is the statement released Monday: We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim's…

NBA Star Stephen Curry Inks Film & TV Deal With Sony

Sony Pictures Entertainment is getting in the game with NBA superstar Stephen Curry, signing the Golden State Warriors guard to a multi-year development and production deal covering film and TV. The pact is Sony’s biggest-ever media deal with an …

Sony Pictures Entertainment is getting in the game with NBA superstar Stephen Curry, signing the Golden State Warriors guard to a multi-year development and production deal covering film and TV. The pact is Sony’s biggest-ever media deal with an athlete. Based on the Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver City, Curry's newly formed production company Unanimous Media will develop and produce film and TV projects with a focus on family, faith and sports themes. The deal will…

AMBI Distribution CEO Andrea Iervolino Sued For Sexual Battery

A woman is suing AMBI Distribution founder and CEO Andrea Iervolino for sexual battery, claiming that he made unwanted sexual advances during a 2015 meeting and later touched her inappropriately.
According to the suit filed today in Los Angeles Superio…

A woman is suing AMBI Distribution founder and CEO Andrea Iervolino for sexual battery, claiming that he made unwanted sexual advances during a 2015 meeting and later touched her inappropriately. According to the suit filed today in Los Angeles Superior Court (read it here), Anna Jane Edmonds was working as a development executive and focusing on a film-funding deal when a director she had worked with introduced her to AMBI Distribution and Iervolino. Edmonds said that…

Avicii Remembered By Musicians, Hollywood & Others Around The World

Refresh for latest… Tributes are rolling in from entertainment figures around the world for Tim Bergling, the Swedish superstar DJ and producer who was found dead today at 28. No cause of death was reported, but he had been battiling health probl…

Refresh for latest… Tributes are rolling in from entertainment figures around the world for Tim Bergling, the Swedish superstar DJ and producer who was found dead today at 28. No cause of death was reported, but he had been battiling health problems since the early 2010s, which led to his retirement from touring in 2016. Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which has been his music publisher since 2010, issued this statement: "We are mourning the incredibly sad loss of an…