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Topic: Steven Spielberg

This Man's Insane, Towering Cheese Sculpture Is a Giant Monument to Chutney

A nod to Close Encounters of the Third Kind

This commercial takes the concept of artisanal cheese to a whole new level—and it's not even trying to sell cheese. In an amusing 30-second spot for Branston Chutney, Mcgarrybowen channels a…

Get Ready for Minority Report, the TV Series

Fox picks up Spielberg's sci-fi adaptation

Fox has struck a deal with Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin TV, to produce a television pilot based on the director’s highly acclaimed sci-fi flick Minority Report, Deadline.com reports. The 2002…

Despite Promises to Advertisers, Microsoft Disbands Xbox TV Studio

But Halo project is still in the works

Microsoft's digital TV strategy is toast, with its Los Angeles studio closing during this massive round of layoffs. Microsoft confirmed today that Xbox Entertainment Studios is shutting down, potentially undermining…

Earth to Echo Swings From E.T.'s Basket Even Harder in Bike Promo

It's like 1982 again ... but with NBA stars

Just in case the trailer for Earth to Echo didn't immediately make you think back to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, this bike-filled promo will leave you with no doubt that the…

Microsoft Tells Advertisers It's Committed to Content With Xbox Shows

Interactive key to viewing

Microsoft’s Xbox studio arm is getting ready to churn out shows. The company rolled out a lineup of new entertainment projects at today’s NewFronts presentation to pitch the ad world…

CBS Orders Second Season of Under the Dome

Stephen King thriller is a summertime smash

CBS on Monday announced that it has picked up the supernatural thriller Under the Dome for a second season, ordering 13 episodes to air in summer 2014. The renewal was expected,…

Stephen King's Under the Dome Drama Is a Hit for CBS

Four weeks in, ambitious summer series is still going strong

Four episodes in and it’s clear that CBS has a rare summer drama hit on its hands with Under the Dome, a claustrophobic yarn about a small town that is…

Did Machinima Just Get Shafted?

Spielberg project is either vindication, or reminder of the pecking order

Microsoft announced last week that it plans to collaborate with Steven Spielberg on an original, live-action series based on the massively popular game Halo. The deal is part of the…

Déjà Vu All Over Again as CBS Renews 18 Series

Elementary makes the cut, outlook for Vegas is unfavorable

It’s Groundhog Day at CBS, as the top-rated broadcast network has booked a return ticket for 18 of its original series—the same number it renewed a year ago. Among the programs…

'Terra Nova' Extinct

Fox buries pricey dinosaur drama

Terra Nova is as dead as the Diplodocus. Fox has decided not to renew the pricey Steven Spielberg-produced dino drama after an unspectacular 11-episode run. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, Terra Nova…

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