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What Nathan Fielder and Don Draper Can Teach Us About the 'Empire'-Pepsi Deal

Lara Zarum | Posted 12.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lara Zarum

Some critics have expressed disgust at the extent to which Pepsi has taken over the storyline; others are upset over Empire's decision to link a young, hip character with a product that promotes diabetes. The deal calls to mind the finale of Mad Men, in which Don Draper supposedly achieves enlightenment.

A Longer Conversation With Actor Dan Amboyer of TV Land's 'Younger' -- Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Dan loves to talk ... and talk ... and laugh, then talk some more. Oh for crying out loud -- I bet you already scrolled down to see the shirtless selfie!

A Long Conversation with Actor Dan Amboyer of TVLand's Younger - Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Dan Amboyer and Hilary Duff of TVLand's Younger trying out some new tricks for a photo shoot. Dan Amboyer's Instagram and Twitter at @danamboyer Oh...

TV: The World's Next Superhero?

Georgia Arnold | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Georgia Arnold

For all the hype about the power and impact of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Snapchat, the television set remains the most far-reaching and influential global communication medium in today's lucrative yet ever-shifting media world.

Actress Jadyn Wong of CBS' 'Scorpion' Tells Us Her Childhood Wish

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.29.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jadyn cracked me up with her witty and fun answers to my serious questions. Next time, I'll ask her fluff questions and see if she answers them seriously!

The 43rd International Emmy Awards

Yvonna Russell | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

On Monday night November 23, The 43rd International Emmy Awards held it's annual celebration of television excellence from programming around the globe.

Supergirl, Please Fix My Computer

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.25.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

With the holidays approaching, it seems a perfect time for Supergirl to perform some task so spectacular that it meets my "thank God you're here," criteria. How about this?

7 Essential Ingredients to Writing a Successful Holiday Movie

ScreenCraft | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

Audiences, each and every year, and even for those that don't celebrate the Christmas holiday, sit down with their friends and family to watch movies they've seen over and over and over again. So what is it about these movies that make people come back for more?

Gift The Techies On Your List These 9 Mind-Blowing Futuristic Technologies From Their Childhood Shows

Posted 11.25.2015 | Technology

The future is now! Well, at least, it basically is, with so many insanely futuristic technologies swirling around us every day, many straight out of o...

The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration Is Good Reason to Be Thankful This Thursday

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Xaque Gruber

America has 8 million animals in their shelters, and only half of those make it out alive. Troubling statistics like these, which only seem to multiply each year, were enough to keep Emmy nominated producer, and avid dog-loving activist, Michael Levitt awake at night.

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Publicist

Anne M. Strick | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

What does a movie publicist do? "A lot of things", says publicist LEONARD MORPURGO. "Basically, I blow the film's horn. As a Unit Publicist, I bring ...

Encore for Merv Griffin

Bernie Shine | Posted 11.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Bernie Shine

And now here's the dear boy himself, Merv Griffin, whose iconic talk show is now being rerun on Monday nights on getTV. And tonight Merv took a posthumous curtain call at the launch party for the series at Sony Pictures in Culver City, California.

I Stopped Watching TV For 30 Days. Here's What I Learned

Lauren Bowling | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women
Lauren Bowling

Television is designed to be a big, glittery distraction. In the past, I mainly used the tube to decompress after a long day, but perhaps more subconsciously the television helped me forget about whatever was stressing me out. In turning off the television, I had to deal with issues head on and in real time.

Writing for Our Post-9/11 Times: Part II

Carla Seaquist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

A superpower also has a moral responsibility to handle its power appropriately. Similarly, its artists have a responsibility to consider the "can" and the "should."

All Pumped Up

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not much of a couch potato, not only because my wife won't let me eat potatoes on the couch while watching TV, but because I prefer to drink beer in the lounge chair.

Looking Forward to Democratic Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The conditions seem perfect for a real political debate between two candidates who differ from each other on many key issues.

Peak Inequality: Investigating the Lack of Diversity Among TV Directors

Variety | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment

One. Zero. One. Zero. One. That is the number of women of color who directed episodes of television in the 2014-2015 TV season at AMC, FX, HBO, Netfl...

Writing for Our Post-9/11 Times: Part I

Carla Seaquist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

The basic question is: As writers, what is our relationship to our times?

Why Participation TV Is Good for US Elections and Great for Democracy

Gavin Douglas | Posted 11.10.2015 | Media
Gavin Douglas

Ever since JFK, aided by the first nationally televised debate, won the 1960 U.S. presidential election over rival Richard Nixon, television has owned the political discourse. The revenue bonanza from each election season is proof enough that no other medium can compete.

No Wonder These Cartoon Episodes Got Banned

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment

So maybe a bender, a handgun shooting and gay stereotyping don't make for ideal children's fare. But that's hindsight now. Some cartoons and k...

Justin Adu Delivers Reality Programming with African Amedia | Posted 11.06.2015 | Black Voices

It's more than art for art's sake. Justin Adu's African Amedia exhibit was created with direct intent to deliver in-your-face content that forces one to take in the adversities of society. His work addresses the negative portrayals of African Americans in mainstream media, while also providing a platform to look inward and analyze self.

The 411 on Toronto Condo Living with Mike Holmes

Jessica Young | Posted 11.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Young

When I first saw him in real life I wanted to run into his embrace, show him my long list of printed-out Toronto condo listings and be assured that everything would be okay. Maybe he would comb my hair as he cradled me and say, "There there darling, this will all figure itself out."

Does Your Kid's Media Diet Matter?

Jim Steyer | Posted 11.04.2015 | Media
Jim Steyer

It is no secret that we live in a media-saturated world -- what we don't know enough about, is how different types of media and media content shape our kids decisions, outlook on major life issues and more.

How to Be Great at Media for Your Business by Being Donald Trump!

Ebong Eka | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Ebong Eka

That level of publicity is priceless... seriously... You can't buy that type of publicity. Regardless of where you sit on the political spectrum, the smart people are paying attention to the public relations, branding and media mastery that Trump is showing.

I Couldn't Watch Violent TV While Pregnant

Katherine Don | Posted 11.02.2015 | Parents
Katherine Don

For me, the aversion was as real as morning sickness; attempting to watch "The Walking Dead" without wanting to flee the room became as unrealistic as brushing my teeth without puking.