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Putting the "ew" in Entertainment Weekly's Too-Cozy Relationship with Sundance

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Two recent articles in Entertainment Weekly about the Sundance Film Festival failed to mention that EW is one of Sundance's biggest sponsors, and has been for 19 years.

Social Media Week: Editors Have Whole New Role

Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Palmer

As publishers embrace social media, editors are finding that their own roles are quickly being redefined. This was the topic of the Networked News Gatherers panel in New York.

Avatar Sequel Plans Revealed: James Cameron Confirms Avatar 2 In Works | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before it hit theaters, Avatar, which has amassed $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office, seemed to many in Hollywood like a crazy gamble. But not o...

Alec Baldwin: I Have A Great Ass, I'd Love To Remarry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Alec Baldwin appears on the cover of the new holiday movie preview issue of Entertainment Weekly, promoting his upcoming romantic comedy 'It's Complic...

Video In Magazines: Entertainment Weekly Launches Screen Ads in Print Mags

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The first video advertisement inside a print title has been published inside the American magazine Entertainment Weekly....

Big Brother 11: The Wizard of Wacko Place.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Jeremy Piven visited the Big Brother House this week. Poor Jeremy.Now the houseguests are all in danger of getting mercury poisoning.

Notes from the Media Party Circuit at Comic-Con

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Even with the outsize parties, the 6000-person screenings and all the action in the expansive exhibition floor, there were smaller and equally memorable moments throughout the Con.

Syfy/Entertainment Weekly Party Rocks Comic-Con Once Again

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The party builds big buzz for Syfy and EW, but it also builds good will. That's much harder to do.

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.

Miami Social - Love Us or Hate Us, We're Not Going Anywhere Soon

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Cohen

"The Socials," have no choice but to be amused by the media attention, myself included. Of course, I didn't realize that talking about Botox warrants me a callous, vacuous, self-indulgent homosexual.

Harry Potter 6/Transformers IMAX Overlap - Paramount Called Dibs on IMAX Before the Harry Potter Date Change

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This will not be the last turf war that is waged over IMAX screens, and the company is already taking steps to theoretically insure that there is plenty of IMAX for every studio's overbudgeted sequel.

Adam Lambert's "Loss" Due to Homophobia? A Stretch

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

It's a great spot for Lambert to be in because it brings all the attention to the "problem." I just don't think the "problem" in this case is homophobia.

If Adam Lambert Loses American Idol, It May Be Because the Show Wants Him to Win so Badly

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Deggans

We'll see tonight if all the praise and support pays off for Lambert, or fuels a backlash that cuts his Idol dreams short.

Entertainment Weekly's Gay Idol Cover: Where's the Controversy?

Mark Pasetsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Pasetsky

EW took an inventive step in noting Adam's sexuality by making it a "footnote." This move is quite symbolic.

Scott Donaton, Entertainment Weekly Publisher, Out

AdAge | Nat Ives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scott Donaton is leaving Entertainment Weekly, where he'd been publisher since December 2007. Parent company Time Inc. said the magazine will continue...

Robert Davi & Chris Willman

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

EW's decision to part with Chris Willman makes me think this economy is in very serious trouble.

Star Trek 11: The Obama Factor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

After years of inactivity, Star Trek has been re-energized by J.J. Abrams, and supposedly transformed in such a way that connects it to its roots while making it relevant again.

TiVo, Entertainment Weekly Team Up

Reuters | Saumyadeb Chakrabarty & Sue Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

(Reuters) - Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc is set to enter into an agreement with Time Warner's Entertainment Weekly that will allow its users ...

This Week's Internet Diversions

Jack Donaldson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jack Donaldson

Another collection of the trivial, the inane, the entertaining, and the viral, including Jay-Z at Glastonbury, a New Yorker's worst fears of LA come true, and favorites from the Onion.

Why Entertainment Weekly Rules the World

Tyler Cowen and Seth Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tyler Cowen and Seth Roberts

Too many readers are concerned about prestige rather than learning something. EW takes us to new places because the magazine covers only what is new.

Scott Donaton, Entertainment Weekly Publisher: "We're Not A Celebrity Magazine"

AdAge | Nat Ives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK ( -- It's been six months since Scott Donaton, Ad Age's editor-turned-publisher, jumped ship to become the fifth publisher in five ...