HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

American Film Market kicks off with 562 exhibitors

Kicking off today, the American Film Market (AFM®) announced today that it will welcome the global industry with participants coming from 78 countries and 42 U.S. states – more countries than any AFM in the last decade.  To date, a record 562 Exhibitors are registered for AFM 2020 Online from 48 countries with the largest … Continue reading “American Film Market kicks off with 562 exhibitors”

AFM announces five-day programming lineup

The American Film Market today announced its initial speakers, topics, and programming calendar for AFM 2020 Online which begins next Monday, November 9.  The AFM’s opening Conference – The Future of Film – will launch with two marquee one-on-one conversations: Mark Gill, President and CEO of Solstice Studios, will take the online stage to discuss his views and predictions … Continue reading “AFM announces five-day programming lineup”

Jamie Chung is HBO’s APA Visionaries Ambassador

Congrats are in order for Lovecraft Country star Jamie Chung. HBO has chosen the actress as the new ambassador and spokesperson for the 2021 HBO Visionaries program. Previous ambassadors have included Executive Producer of Cinemax’s Warrior Shannon Lee,Insecure’s Sujata Day, Westworld‘s Leonardo Nam and Silicon Valley‘s Jimmy O. Yang. Established in 2016, HBO Visionaries provides an unprecedented platform for emerging filmmakers to … Continue reading “Jamie Chung is HBO’s APA Visionaries Ambassador”

HBO wins 30 Primetime Emmy Awards

It was a good year for HBO at last night’s Emmys. It’s stellar series Watchmen won 11 gold statues including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Regina King) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II). The network’s critically-acclaimed drama Succession also won seven … Continue reading “HBO wins 30 Primetime Emmy Awards”

Second night of 2020 Creative Emmy Winners

The Television Academy hosted the second of its five 2020 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards ceremonies honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television at Emmys.com. The ceremony awarded many talented artists and craftspeople in the categories of Variety Programming. The ceremony was hosted by Emmy-nominated host Nicole Byer and featured presenters from some of the … Continue reading “Second night of 2020 Creative Emmy Winners”

Peacock announces return of Larry Wilmore

If you’re a fan of the hilarious comedian Larry Wilmore, you will be thrilled to know the former Comedy Central talk show host is headed back to late night television! Premiering on the NBC’s streaming service, Peacock on September 18th, Wilmore’s new weekly half hour series–which he is also executive producing–will fearlessly tackle current events, … Continue reading “Peacock announces return of Larry Wilmore”

King Keraun is Madden 21’s new Spokesplayer

Ready for Mahomes? Ready for Wentz? Ready for Amari Coooooper? Yeah, bet you are. The Reel 360 team, like every football fan, is ready for the NFL. And we’re especially ready for Madden NFL 21. But were we ready for Madden’s Spokesplayer? Nope. But we like him.  Working on their third campaign for the popular … Continue reading “King Keraun is Madden 21’s new Spokesplayer”

‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26

Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy nominee count on Tuesday with 160 nominations, setting a new record for the most nominations for a single network or streaming platform. HBO meanwhile, came in second with 107 nominees, down from last year’s 137, which were buoyed by Game of Thrones’ record 32 nods. The cable network had had … Continue reading “‘Watchmen’ lead all Emmy noms with 26”

HBO offers all 9 eps of ‘Watchmen’ for FREE

HBO will offer all nine episodes of the series Watchmen for free starting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 through SUNDAY, June 21 exclusively on HBO.com and Free On Demand, as an extension of the network’s content offering highlighting Black experiences, voices and storytellers. The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT … Continue reading “HBO offers all 9 eps of ‘Watchmen’ for FREE”

Paley Center for Media schedules ‘Westworld’ panel

Paley Front Row is a series of new, original programming with the stars of current shows discussing their work, offering insights and anecdotes. Discussions can be viewed on the Paley Center’s YouTube channel. Today, the center announced a new selection to its Paley Front Row series: HBO’s Westworld: A Conversation with the Stars and Creators. The conversation will be available … Continue reading “Paley Center for Media schedules ‘Westworld’ panel”

HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists

HBO has selected the top twenty-five emerging directors for the semi-final round of the 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. The program supports directors who are interested in a career in television by giving them the opportunity to shoot a pilot presentation which will air on HBO, HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO Max. The application portal, which … Continue reading “HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists”

Highlights from ‘Saturday Night Live at Home’

Well, it kinda worked out okay. Saturday night, SNL premiered its remote “At Home” episode – featuring many of the regular cast members as well as surprise host Tom Hanks, from his kitchen and musical guest Chris Martin. The episode was a ratings winner for NBC as 6.7 million viewers tuned in, making it the … Continue reading “Highlights from ‘Saturday Night Live at Home’”

‘American Dad’ season premiere and more on TBS

Seth McFarlane’s American Dad returns to TBS for its 16th season on April 13. The hilarious animated series, which features the voices of MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane, Dee Bradley Baker and Patrick Stewart, has always been considered somewhat of a step-child to MacFarlane’s mega-hit Family Guy. But the series is just as … Continue reading “‘American Dad’ season premiere and more on TBS”

AFI Fest 2019 kicks off tonight

If we haven’t said it before, Fall is Reel 360’s favorite time of year because of all the interesting events happening around Hollywood. Hot off the American Film Market, we are now lucky enough to bring you AFI Fest 2019 presented by Audi. And with films including Queen & Slim, The Two Popes, Richard Jewell and … Continue reading “AFI Fest 2019 kicks off tonight”

HBO Max announces price and programming

A Game of Thrones prequel. DC Universe movie premieres. 10,000 hours of programming. And Friends. For $14.99 a month. Today, WarnerMedia today unveiled significant new details about its HBO Max direct-to-consumer strategy, revealing a comprehensive offering of programming options for every audience, product features and functionality, and its go-to-market plans. Launching in May of 2020, … Continue reading “HBO Max announces price and programming”

Tinder asks to ‘Swipe Night’ in apocalyptic series

Have you ever said, “I wouldn’t date him/her if they were the last person on earth?” Now Tinder, the popular dating app (I may or may not have used) allows you to answer the question in their new end-of-the-world micro series. As if dating today on an app wasn’t terrifying enough already. Called, Swipe Night, … Continue reading “Tinder asks to ‘Swipe Night’ in apocalyptic series”

HBO’s APA Visionaries Short Film Comp open

HBO announced today the call for submissions for its annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries (APAV) short film competition. Now in its fourth year, APAV serves to showcase cinematic storytellers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent awarding the top three winners with cash prizes and the opportunity to have their projects premiere on HBO. For this … Continue reading “HBO’s APA Visionaries Short Film Comp open”

JEAN, Pam Thomas make satirical ‘Commercials’

Director Pam Thomas has shot a lot of commercials. Like, a lot. The director may have helmed episodes of Sex and The City, Desperate Housewives and Atypical and music videos by Melissa Etheridge, Vanessa Williams and Gin Blossoms, but she is best known for her stylish and memorable :30- and :60-seconds body of work. Along … Continue reading “JEAN, Pam Thomas make satirical ‘Commercials’”

Old Spice heroically saves the day with swagger

If you watched any sports or Marvel movies this weekend, chances are you got to see the very funny Old Spice ads. ‘Never Let a Friend Lose His Swagger’ by Wieden+Kennedy Portland, shines a hilarious light on lonely guys, making the series Reel Ad of the Week. Apparently, Old Spice commissioned a study uncovering how … Continue reading “Old Spice heroically saves the day with swagger”