Michael Idato The gothic drama Penny Dreadful, soaked in shadows and populated with iconic figures from horror literature, including Dracula's Mina Harker and Van Helsing, and Dr Victor Frankenstein, may seem the...
Michael Idato A new biographical mini-series shows that James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming, probably based the character on himself.
Michael Idato He's impressed audiences and executives alike as host of the Emmys and Tony Awards, and now will host his first solo show.
Michael Idato Superhero film factory Marvel has confirmed it will launch its first female action hero movie franchise.
Judging the judges
Michael Idato Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has once again taken aim at what is fast becoming a familiar target: TV talent shows.
Michael Idato James Packer has cemented his position as a Hollywood player with his LA-based production entity RatPac Entertainment.
What Isis in a name?
Michael Idato Speculation mounts that Earl's beloved labrador could be headed to that great kennel in the sky because of its unfortunate name.
Michael Idato The characters from the iconic American comic book series Archie Comics are moving into TV.
LA gala dinner
Michael Idato Pioneering producer Greg Coote, and actors Margot Robbie, Brenton Thwaites and Anthony LaPaglia have been honoured in Los Angeles.
Chasing files in a padded cell?
Michael Idato Oddball formats suggest television program makers are grasping at straws to find ways to keep viewers watching, writes Michael Idato.
Foxtel to the rescue?
Michael Idato Pay TV platform Foxtel has finalised a deal that will save the Seven Network drama A Place to Call Home.
Has to have X Factor
Michael Idato Keeping standards high has led Simon Cowell to success with acts such as One Direction, he says.
'You’re just selling clicks'
Michael Idato James Murdoch's message to the television world was simple: consolidation is the future. But Murdoch saved his loudest and clearest point for the online search giant Google, who he said could do more...
Michael Idato Just when you didn't think television could get weirder, along comes The Voice ... with toilet rolls.
'It's too scary for me'
Michael Idato Sometimes the business of make-believe can seem a little too real.
Michael Idato The 202cm tall Dark Lord of the Sith, fallen Jedi Knight and one of cinema's most iconic characters, is making a cameo appearance which has all of Hollywood talking.
Comic to movie to TV
Michael Idato Honest young detective James Gordon walks a straight path in the crooked streets of this Batman prequel.