ENTERTAINMENT

  • Hollywood minute: Comedy Central's roast of Justin Bieber 11 hours 27 minutes ago

    We are talking about the Justin Bieber celebrity roast and a look at the man who will host the daily show next. Correspondent Trevor Noah has been named successor to Jon Stewart. ...
  • Why we should not be too hopeful about an Indian remake of 'The Newsroom' 2 days ago

    Rajeev Kandelwal, dressed in a nice suit, glances at the camera with a supposed piercing look and says "Kuch khabarein hoti hain. Kuch banayi jaati hain." and sips on a mug of steaming hot coffee.This the promo for an upcoming television show called 'Reporters' and it is about, well, a...
  • Chetan Bhagat is the Indian of the Year 2014 in entertainment section March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Renowned author Chetan Bhagat won the Indian of the Year 2014 in the entertainment section. He is an investment banker, an author and now a screenplay writer. He has churned six best-selling novels, four of which have been adapted into films including the record breaking '3 Idiots' and this...
  • IOTY 2014: Nominees for entertainment category March 17, 2015

    This category felicitates India's greatest entertainers who opened up doors to an exhilarating world, taking us through alleys that lie on the other side of collective imagination. Their efforts have given us innumerable occasions to laugh, cry and have a thoroughly good visual experience. ...
  • Live: Indian of the Year 2014 March 17, 2015

    In a star-studded ceremony, CNN-IBN will declare the 'Indian of the year' on Tuesday. CNN-IBN's 'Indian of the Year' recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. This is the ninth edition of the...
  • Less politics, more entertainment; what political parties would be like if they were aired on TV March 17, 2015

    When was the last time you were not entertained by something or the other happening in our political sphere? There is always so much drama and so much action and a whole lot of suspense. And often, to an outsider, a lot of what gets reported in the news may...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN 'Indian of the year 2014' awards March 17, 2015

    In a star-studded ceremony on Tuesday, CNN-IBN declared the Indian of the Year. CNN-IBN Indian of the Year recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. ...
  • Ray: A touchscreen 'super remote' that seeks to replace all your remotes February 20, 2015

    How many remotes does it take to watch television, stream Netflix or record your favourite show on DVR? The Ray Super Remote wants to declutter your coffee table and become the central nervous system of all of your home entertainment systems. The touch-screen device, released Tuesday, is designed to control TVs,...
  • Nominees in the entertainment category of CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award February 6, 2015

    Here is a look at the nominees in the entertainment category in CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award. ...
  • US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack January 3, 2015

    Honolulu/Washington: North Korea was hit with more sanctions on Friday designed to impede access to the US financial system in the wake of a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the Obama Administration has said was supported by the reclusive country. The US government named three entities, including North Korea's military...
  • Watch: 5 good, intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014 December 27, 2014

    In this week's episode of 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand shares with the viewers a list of five good and five intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014. He also has a roundtable with the actors. ...
  • Bollywood's hits & pits of 2014 December 26, 2014

    Really great films were few, and hard to come by this year. Think about it. How many films made you feel good about the 200 bucks you spent on buying the ticket? How many films made you think, how many challenged you, how many delivered an experience that felt original...
  • Is Chris Brown engaged to Karrueche Tran? December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chris Brown has sparked engagement rumours after his on-and-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran posted a picture of a diamond ring on her Instagram account. Tran recently posted a picture of the new ring, which is said to be gifted by the 25-year-old rapper, on her photo-sharing webiste, reported TMZ. However,...
  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap December 26, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for. The stolid silence of Sony's Tokyo...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment to release 'The Interview' on Christmas December 24, 2014

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas Day after the White House welcome the decision. So far over 200 independently-owned theaters have agreed to show the film. Sources say the number could go up to 300. ...
  • 'Happy New Year': Red Chillies Entertainment to release the film online for fans outside India December 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Happy New Year' is just a click away for fans outside India and China with the Red Chillies Entertainment releasing the film online through Direct-To-Fan model. The film will be available on Happy New Year's website to be viewed by the fans worldwide. The fans can pay...
  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack: A look at key developments December 19, 2014

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download....
  • Snapshot: Prince William, wife Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z at NBA game December 9, 2014

    New York: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were here Monday for the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Beyonce and Jay Z were seated just across the way, reports eonline.com. Prince...
  • Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma to auction movie costumes to help flood survivors in Kashmir and Assam December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have pledged to give their movie costumes to help raise funds for redevelopment of flood ravaged Kashmir and Assam. eBay India and Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) have come together for the cause, and are seeking bids for a charity auction...
  • Blizzard takes aim at the shooter genre with 'Overwatch' November 8, 2014

    Anaheim: After tackling online strategy and role-playing games, the company behind World of Warcraft is taking aim at the shooter genre. Blizzard Entertainment announced plans Friday to release a multiplayer shoot-'em-up PC game called Overwatch. The reveal kicked off BlizzCon, the company's fan-centric celebration where more than 25,000 attendees are competing...
  • Digital very much driving, not disrupting, profits in the media industry September 17, 2014

    Washington: The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows. The study by Ernst & Young released on Monday found that media and entertainment companies "are continuing to increase their lead as one of the most...
  • How WiFi and Facebook are changing the future of live entertainment September 16, 2014

    New York: When John Travolta shocked theatre fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show If/Then...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav exempts Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' from entertainment tax September 1, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra's biopic Mary Kom. "As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom, it will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax", an official spokesman...
  • Akshay KumarTamannaah Bhatia starrer 'Entertainment' crosses Rs 35 crore mark August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar's latest slapstick comedy "Entertainment" continues to entertain the masses. In the opening weekend, it has collected over Rs.35 crore in India. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr, Sat 11.53 cr, Sun 14 cr. Total: (Rs.) 36.69 cr nett. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted Monday. "#Entertainment has decent weekend,...
  • Box Office report: Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Entertainment' mints over Rs 20 crore August 11, 2014

    Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Entertainment' has earned over Rs.20 crore in the first two days of its release. The movie is named after a Golden Retriever, who plays a key character and has been supported by animalrights activist and Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr (revised figure),...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Entertainment' rakes in Rs 11.57 crore on opening day August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's comedy movie 'Entertainment' failed to create fireworks at the boxoffice and earned Rs. 11.57 crore at the boxoffice on its first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted its first day box office collection and wrote, "#Entertainment Fri Rs. 11.57 cr nett. India...