HBO has the lowest percentage of minority directors of any Hollywood TV studio while CBS has the lowest rate of female directors, according to a new report from the Directors Guild of America. The DGA found that the number of women and minority directors hired by the studios reached “new highs” during the 2019-20 TV season but also found that Latinos and “women of color” remain under-represented. The guild also found that that the employment of Asian American directors was flat from the prior season. “While we see encouraging growth in some areas, we will not be satisfied until we see fairness for all. Inclusion is not about one group or another, inclusion means everyone,” said DGA president and The West Wing director Thomas Schlamme. New DGA Inclusion Report Reveals Gains in 2019-20 TV Season, But Disparities Remain For the 2019-20 season, the percent of TV episodes directed by women rose to 34 percent, up from 31 percent in the prior season. The percentage … [Read more...] about DGA Study: HBO Has Lowest Percentage of Minority Directors, CBS Lowest in Female Directors
Actor Kevin Hart has been spotted in public for the first time following his serious car accident. Hart was out Monday night along with Jay-Z and others at Avra restaurant in Beverly Hills, according to a report published by Entertainment Tonight . The pair reportedly met up with pals Leonardo DiCaprio and Rich Paul for a poker game post-dinner. Kevin Hart resurfaces for first time since near-fatal accident https://t.co/gEbjomPh0e pic.twitter.com/LQyql2mOAY — Page Six (@PageSix) October 22, 2019 The comedian seemed to be in a good mood and was dressed in a black shirt, black hoodie, and jeans, ET reported. Hart was in the passenger seat of his vehicle during the crash that occurred near Calabasas, California on Sept. 1. He reportedly fractured his back in three places and had to undergo major surgery. (RELATED: Kevin Hart Returns To Work After Suffering Severe Injuries From Car Crash) “Kevin’s spinal injuries are very serious; he sustained … [Read more...] about Kevin Hart Spotted For First Time Since Car Accident
Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times/DAMON WINTER/The New York Times/ When Laura Poitras co-founded First Look Media with Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill in 2013, the venture had immediate prestige: Poitras and Greenwald shared a Pulitzer Prize for their work at the Guardian on Edward Snowen’s NSA leaks, and Scahill’s reporting illuminated the excesses of the U.S. global war on terror. Now Scahill is the only co-founder who remains. Greenwald left in November, accusing the Intercept’s editors of “censorship,” claiming that the outlet had refused to publish a column concerning Hunter Biden’s business dealings, because they were in the tank for Biden. Intercept editor-in-chief Betsy Reed said Greenwald was making himself out to be a “victim, rather than a grown person throwing a tantrum,” she wrote in a scathing public statement. In January, Poitras announced that she, too, had left First Look — but not by choice. In an open letter, Poitras wrote the company fired after … [Read more...] about Why Did First Look Let Go of Laura Poitras?
close Video Tiger Woods suffers 'multiple leg injuries' in car crash, agent says Sportscaster Jim Gray weighs in on the developing situation on 'America Reports' Lindsey Vonn is "praying" for Tiger Woods after the legendary golfer was in a serious car crash Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. The Olympic skier tweeted Tuesday afternoon after the news broke. "Praying for TW right now," she said along with a prayer hand emoji. Woods and Vonn dated from March 2013 to May 2015. TIGER WOODS IN SURGERY AFTER SERIOUS CRASH, FIRST-RESPONDERS NEEDED 'JAWS OF LIFE' TO REMOVE HIM "After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship," Vonn said at the time. "I will always cherish the memories that we’ve created together. Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart. I will always admire and respect Tiger. He and his beautiful family … [Read more...] about Lindsey Vonn ‘praying’ for Tiger Woods after car crash
close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for February 24 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Clive Davis ’ rep told Page Six that the record industry legend would be postponing the second half a planned virtual pre-Grammys party following a Bell’s palsy diagnosis. Sean Cassidy told the outlet that 88-year-old Davis is currently being treated with antibiotics and steroids and "is expected to recover within six to eight weeks." Recovery for patients diagnosed with Bell’s palsy typically takes between two weeks to six months from the onset of symptoms, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine , and in rare cases, it may never go away. For the majority that do recover, most regain full facial strength and expression. In light of the diagnosis, Davis has postponed the second half of his pre-Grammys gala. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for … [Read more...] about Clive Davis Bell’s palsy diagnosis: What to know about the condition