Cynthia Littleton

Cynthia Littleton

Wrangling the Regulators: Hollywood’s Urge to Merge is Dampened by Antitrust Policy Debate in Washington

A raging policy debate in Washington is forcing Hollywood to curb its enthusiasm for mergers and acquisitions — for now. Federal regulators and some legal scholars are moving to radically overhaul how the nation enforces antitrust laws. That’s making it much harder for dealmakers and corporate titans to pursue M&A activity. The regulatory mood in […]

QVC Enlists Queen Latifah, Naomi Watts, Martha Stewart, Sherri Shepherd and Christina Applegate for ‘Age of Possibility’ Campaign

QVC is bowing to the prevailing demographic trends with the launch of a massive business and programming initiative targeted women over the age of 50. The home shopping stalwart steered is introducing “The Age of Possibility” marketing and programming campaign highlighting female celebrities and leaders age 50 and over who are demonstrating the third act […]

WGA Strike Leaders Chris Keyser and David Goodman Warn Members to Stay Vigilant: ‘The Strike is Over, the Fight Goes On’

Chris Keyser and David Goodman, the veteran showrunners who steered the five-month Writers Guild of America strike last year, warned guild members on Sunday to stay vigilant in a fast-changing business landscape despite the gains of last year’s historic labor action. “Though this strike is over, the fight goes on. If we take our eye […]

Luminate Streaming Ratings: ‘Ripley,’ ‘Files of the Unexplained,’ ‘3 Body Problem’ Dominate Series; ‘Scoop’ Breaks Big in Movies for April 5-11

The premiere week of Netflix’s “Ripley” elbowed “3 Body Problem” out of the No. 1 slot among streaming original series for the week of April 5-11, according to Luminate streaming ratings. Among streaming original movies, “Scoop” managed a solid break for Netflix while Amazon Prime Video’s “Road House” hung tough in its third full week […]

WNBA Stars Are Born: Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso Power NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship Game as South Carolina Defeats Iowa

The University of South Carolina overwhelmed the Iowa Hawkeyes Sunday in a rollicking NCAA Women’s College Basketball Championship game that capped an unprecedented run for women’s sports. The game that ended 87-75 saw University of Iowa megastar Caitlin Clark wrap her collegiate career and the birth of not one but two WNBA stars, as Clark […]