‘Seinfeld,’ ‘ER,’ and John Landgraf’s Libido: NBC Vets Reminisce About ‘Must See TV’ Era

Consider these two facts: In 1994 and 1995, an average of 75 million Americans tuned in every Thursday night to NBC. And during entertainment president Warren Littlefield’s tenure, NBC won 168 Emmy Awards. “Staggering,” said WME’s Rick Rosen, as he opened the Hollywood Radio and Television Society’s luncheon celebrating NBC’s “Must See TV” in Beverly……

via ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘ER,’ and John Landgraf’s Libido: NBC Vets Reminisce About ‘Must See TV’ Era — Variety

“La La Land” has won the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award for top feature film of 2016

“La La Land” has won the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award for top feature film of 2016 for Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, and Marc Platt. The musical comedy-drama defeated “Arrival,” “Deadpool,” “Fences,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Hell or High Water,” “Hidden Figures,” “Lion,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Moonlight.” Dustin Hoffman presented the award……

via ‘La La Land’ Wins Producers Guild’s Top Movie Award (Complete List) — Variety

Carrie Fisher Could Still Receive an Official Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Since Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, the grieving process for those left behind has taken different forms — sharing photos, writing tributes and posting “Star Wars” quotes among the most popular — and, for some, the Hollywood tradition of visiting the Walk of Fame to commemorate the deceased with flowers and other mementos. Only, for Fisher,……

via Carrie Fisher Could Still Receive an Official Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — Variety

‘Rogue One’ International Trailer Offers Closer Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star

The latest “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” international trailer reveals new footage from the film. Of all the new scenes, the most significant may be the first look at Jyn Erso’s (Felicity Jones) mother Lyra, played by Valene Kane. She is shown giving her daughter — who is still quite young — a crystal……

via ‘Rogue One’ International Trailer Offers Closer Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star — Variety

‘Doctor Strange’ Proves Marvel Is the Gold Standard in Hollywood

Novelist Richard Russo once mused that Cary Grant never won an Oscar because he never seemed to sweat. “He made everything look so effortless,” Russo wrote. “Why reward someone for having fun, for being charming?” The same logic applies to Marvel, the comic-book juggernaut that scored its 14th consecutive number one opening this weekend with “Doctor……

via ‘Doctor Strange’ Proves Marvel Is the Gold Standard in Hollywood — Variety

‘Snow White’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Disney

Disney is developing a new, live-action musical version of “Snow White,” which will expand upon the story and music from the animated classic. The studio is in negotiations with Erin Cressida Wilson (“The Girl on the Train”) to write the script. Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (“La La Land”) are attached to pen new songs….…

via ‘Snow White’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Disney — Variety

PR Chief Hope Hartman Departing ABC

Hope Hartman, SVP of communications for ABC Entertainment, is leaving the company, Variety has learned. Her last day is Sept. 30. Hartman is departing PR to focus on her film career. Her upcoming projects are “The Judy Effect,” about feminist trailblazer and global humanitarian Judy Miller, and “Booked,” about the world of book tours where some……

via PR Chief Hope Hartman Departing ABC — Variety