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Actors Fund Survey Finds Entertainment Professionals Struggling With Mental Health, Financial Insecurity Due to COVID-19

An overwhelming number of entertainment professionals who have sought out financial assistance during the pandemic say they are struggling with their mental health, according to a new Actors…

How Rage Coaches Are Helping Hollywood Take on Powerful Jerks

Executive Coach Lacey Leone McLaughlin was advising a leader in the entertainment industry recently who had come up in the business working exhausting hours for relentless bosses. It had been an

ViacomCBS Adds 6M Global Streaming Subs in Quarter, Driven by Paramount+, to Reach 36M

ViacomCBS added 6 million global streaming subscribers in its first quarter, “driven by” the rebranded Paramount+ service, to reach 36 million global paid streaming users, the entertainment…

CNN Sets Premiere Date for ‘Race for the Vaccines’ Documentary

CNN has set a May 15 debut for Race for the Vaccine, a documentary narrated and produced by chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta about global scientists scrambling to develop and…

UTA Unveils Over 100 Promotions Agency-Wide

UTA has promoted over 100 employees across the global talent, sports and entertainment agency. The new job titles impact employees over 30 departments — including business affairs, motion…

‘Viral’: Film Review | Hot Docs 2021

In this documentary composed only of YouTube videos, Udi Nir and Sagi Bornstein follow seven Gen Z vloggers during an unprecedented year.

Lucrecia Martel’s ‘Chocobar’, Mari Alessandrini’s ‘Zahori’ Win at Locarno

Two female directors take top honors at the 2020 Locarno Film Festival as Lucrecia Martel's 'Chocobar' and Mari Alessandrini's 'Zahori' take top honors, in the international and Swiss film sections…

Seth Meyers Details Technical Challenges of Filming at Home

'Late Night' host Seth Meyers shared how he and his team adjusted to telling jokes to a screen while working from home amid the coronavirus pandemic and how one "tongue in cheek" bit involving the…

Cineplex Posts Revenue Collapse Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

With theaters shuttered for nearly the entire second quarter, Cineplex has posted a revenue collapse and swung to a loss on Friday.

Private Chef Pivots to High-End Meal Kits After “Large Drop-Off” of Work in the Field

Jason McKinney has launched food delivery company Truffle Shuffle: "Some clients discovered they love being in their kitchens."

‘Succession’ Star Brian Cox Says He “Never Felt Anything” After Contracting COVID-19

In his recent 'Late Late Show' appearance, 'Succession' actor Brian Cox opened up about his mild COVID-19 symptoms and taking an antibody test after going for a routine office visit for his diabetes.

Constant Testing and New Demands: A Look at L.A. Housekeeping During COVID-19

After letting go of household staff this spring, elite Los Angeles homeowners are hiring again but with extra precautions in place for workers.