6 million tune into Chadwick Boseman tribute on ABC

ABC was Sunday’s highest-rated and most-watched broadcast network thanks to a commercial-free airing of Black Panther and an ABC News tribute to star Chadwick Boseman, who tragically passed away on Friday night  after a 4-year battle with colon cancer. “We are all heartbroken by the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman—an extraordinary talent, and one of … Continue reading “6 million tune into Chadwick Boseman tribute on ABC”

The New Blank kicks off ABC’s NFL Draft 2020

The Reel 360 team misses sports. Can we say it again? We miss SPORTS. So, thank god for the NFL Draft because it gives us the hope of sports returning. To support the ABC NFL Draft 2020, Seattle-based The New Blank created a branding package that frames the show’s focus on players’ personal stories and what makes … Continue reading “The New Blank kicks off ABC’s NFL Draft 2020”

‘The Middle’ spinoff ordered to pilot at ABC

The popular series portraying a “neither high nor low” class family is getting a Chicago-based spinoff featuring Sue Heck ABC has officially ordered the long-discussed “The Middle” spinoff to pilot. Led by Eden Sher, the untitled comedy will follow the twentysomething adventures of eternal optimist Sue Heck as she leaves the small town of Orson … Continue reading “‘The Middle’ spinoff ordered to pilot at ABC”

AFI Fest 2021 announces full festival lineup

Our friends at The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the full lineup for AFI FEST 2021 including Sony Pictures Classics’ Parallel Mothers, written and directed by Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar, which will screen as a Red Carpet Premiere at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre on Saturday, November 13. The complete AFI FEST program … Continue reading “AFI Fest 2021 announces full festival lineup”

Cloud 21 & Kultura PR presents 4th annual Production Without Borders

Cloud 21 International (www.cloud21.com) and Kultura PR International (www.kulturapr.com) are pleased to present the fourth annual “Production Without Borders” special event that will be held on November 2, 2021, at 2 PM PST during the 2021 virtual American Film Market. “We’re delighted to announce the fourth annual Production Without Borders event,” comments event co-producer Nicole Muj, president/founder Kultura PR International. “Our … Continue reading “Cloud 21 & Kultura PR presents 4th annual Production Without Borders”

Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBT awareness day observed on October 11, to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in “coming out of the closet”. In observance of National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ+ History Month, DC joined in the festivities by announcing that Superman is, in fact, Bisexual. Don’t get your … Continue reading “Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day”

Netflix introduces Inaugural Class of the NALIP Latino Lens: Women of Color

Earlier this year, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) teamed up with Netflix to create the NALIP Latino Lens™: Narrative Short Film Incubator for Women of Color, an incubator program that provides four writers/or directors who identify as women of color with the opportunity to develop and produce an original short film. This partnership … Continue reading “Netflix introduces Inaugural Class of the NALIP Latino Lens: Women of Color”

How ‘The Wonder Years’ authentically recreates the late 1960’s

Inspired by the beloved, award-winning series of the same name, The Wonder Years is a new original coming-of-age comedy that tells the story of the Williams family in the late 1960s, all from the perspective of imaginative 12-year-old Dean (Elisha “EJ” Williams). Produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios, the highly-anticipated series joined ABC’s … Continue reading “How ‘The Wonder Years’ authentically recreates the late 1960’s”

Emmy-nominated Will Packer to produce 94th Oscars

Emmy-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars, Academy President David Rubin announced today.  It will be his first involvement with the Oscars, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022. “Will is a powerhouse producer who has enjoyed success across all movie genres.  He’s already bringing … Continue reading “Emmy-nominated Will Packer to produce 94th Oscars”

black-ish star Yara Shahidi uses Dell to expand her universe-ish

Dell XPS has teamed up with creative entrepreneur, actor, and change agent Yara Shahidi to inspire Gen-Z’s diverse young creators and changemakers. Labeled as one of the stand-out voices of her generation, Yara Shahidi is an award-winning actress and breakout star of the hit ABC show black-ish, an executive producer of its Freeform spinoff series … Continue reading “black-ish star Yara Shahidi uses Dell to expand her universe-ish”

Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney

You know hockey is not for everyone. And the authentic new work from Fallon for the NHL on ESPN and ESPN+, as well as ABC and Hulu, not only shares that sentiment, it embraces it. The creative debuted last night during ESPN’s coverage of Monday Night Football and will run across Disney’s owned and other … Continue reading “Fallon creates intimate portrayals of hockey fans in new NHL work for Disney”

Emmys: Ted Lasso’s lovable losers are big winners last night

The fictional team of AFC Richmond may be enormous losers on Apple TV+’s hit series Ted Lasso, but last night they proved to be big winners. The feel-good soccer-themed ensemble scored four Emmys last night, taking home wins for outstanding comedy, series lead actor (Jason Sudeikis), supporting actress (Hannah Waddingham) and supporting actor (Brett Goldstein). … Continue reading “Emmys: Ted Lasso’s lovable losers are big winners last night”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

Norm Macdonald loses battle to cancer, passes away at 61

Comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Norm Macdonald has been reported to have passed away at 61 after quietly and privately battling cancer for the past nine years.  News of his passing was confirmed by Deadline on Tuesday via Macdonald’s management firm Brillstein Entertainment. The former Weekend Update host’s longtime producing partner and friend Lori … Continue reading “Norm Macdonald loses battle to cancer, passes away at 61”

Kevin Hart, LL COOL J, Brett Favre in new SiriusXM national campaign

Listeners may be upset that Howard Stern has taken the summer off, but that has not stopped SiriusXM from launching its largest multi-media national ad campaign ever. The new creative effort titled “The Home of SiriusXM and created by Translation, brings to life the vibrancy and spontaneity of SiriusXM programming, featuring superstar artists, creators, and … Continue reading “Kevin Hart, LL COOL J, Brett Favre in new SiriusXM national campaign”

Eight things about Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings has arrived in theaters, and with its release, we see the origin story of a brand-new Marvel hero. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings follows Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten … Continue reading “Eight things about Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’

Nissan’s beloved Heisman House is back for its 11th season with a campaign inspired by fans from Texas, Wisconsin and Michigan. College football’s latest Heisman Trophy winner, Devonta Smith, joins past Heisman Trophy winners Tim Tebow, Eddie George, Kyler Murray, Desmond Howard, Barry Sanders, Baker Mayfield, Bo Jackson, Archie Griffin and Derek Henry for new … Continue reading “Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’”

Oikos sings praises of latest ‘forkable’ yogurt

According to Oikos, it’s time for us yogurt lovers to toss aside our spoon and upgrade our basic Greek yogurt with the new Oikos Blended Greek Nonfat Yogurt – a yogurt so creamy and filled with 50 percent more fruit, Oikos calls it ‘Forkable’. The brand believes this will especially appeal to millennials yearning for something new in the category. … Continue reading “Oikos sings praises of latest ‘forkable’ yogurt”

The Emmy’s: Debbie Allen to receive Governors Award

The Television Academy announced that entertainment industry trailblazer Debbie Allen will receive the 2021 Governors Award in recognition of her numerous contributions to the television medium through multiple creative forms and her philanthropic endeavors around the world. The entertainment icon was chosen by the Television Academy’s Board of Governors for her unprecedented achievements in television and her … Continue reading “The Emmy’s: Debbie Allen to receive Governors Award”

Zooey Deschanel talks collab with Air Wick & WWF to conserve the planet

Actress, Mother and Environmentalist, Zooey Deschanel (New Girl, 500 Days of Summer, Elf), is focusing on making a difference this summer and pushing new ways to improve climate change. The celebrity has turned to home fragrance brand, eco-friendly Air Wick and the World Wildlife Fund to accomplish this. Inspired by her two children – Charlie … Continue reading “Zooey Deschanel talks collab with Air Wick & WWF to conserve the planet”