Category: Entertainment

Netflix Strikes Multi-Year Series Partnership With India’s Excel Entertainment

Netflix has entered into a multi-year partnership with Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar’s Mumbai-based Excel Entertainment, the banner behind the cult classic Dil Chahta Hai.

Under the deal, the pair will produce a variety of projects under its series banner Excel Media and Entertainment. It will commence with two shows:

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Queen of the Hill: Style, ambition, love, friendship and betrayal set in the backdrop of jazz rich 1960s Mumbai, the series chronicles the dynamic relationship between two ambitious women that will

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China Bans ‘Cissy Idols’ and ‘Effeminate Men’ in Entertainment Sector

The Chinese government’s crackdown on the tech and entertainment sectors has now turned to “sissy idols,” “effeminate men” and all things “overly entertaining.”

The measures were sketched out in an eight-point plan on Thursday by the National Radio and Television Administration. It called for “further regulation of arts and entertainment shows and related personnel.”

Announcing the measures, the Communist Party of China’s propaganda department accused some in the entertainment industry of bad influence on the young and of “severely polluting the social atmosphere.”

One of the eight sections to one one “boycotting being overly entertaining” explained a need to put

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16 Most Valuable Entertainment Companies in the World

In this article, we are going to list the 16 most valuable entertainment companies in the world. You can skip our detailed analysis of the entertainment industry, and go directly to the 5 Most Valuable Entertainment Companies in the World.

Despite being one of the most valuable industries in the world, the global entertainment and media industry experienced a 3.8% drop in revenues from $2.1 trillion in 2019 to $2 trillion in 2020. However, according to Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2021–2025, the global entertainment sector will grow from here on. The entertainment industry is expected to grow

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Bowling, entertainment center wins approval

Stars & Strikes plans to open early next year in the former Peebles/Gordmans building.

After 8-1/2 years without a bowling alley, Warrenton will get 18 lanes as part of a new entertainment center in early 2022.

The town council voted, 7-0, Tuesday night to grant a special use permit for Stars & Strikes in the Warrenton Village Center.

Brett and Patricia Mills, who live in northern Culpeper County near Amissville, plan to invest $2 million to transform the 25,000-square-foot space that formerly housed Peebles and then the failed Gordmans department stores.

“I want to thank you for risking your hard-earned

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JYP Entertainment Starts Fan-Engagement Division

Leading the new department as CEO is JYP Entertainment’s HK Shin, who oversees TWICE and has been an instrumental force in introducing the group to U.S. and global audiences. Prior to that, he worked on the global music teams at Samsung and Korean tech company Naver.

Coincidentally, this past January — long after Shin departed the company — Naver invested over $320 million in HYBE Entertainment, the parent company of social media app Weverse, which K-pop stars use to connect with their fans. The massive deal, among others, only served to underscore the growing value of fan engagement platforms

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This week’s home entertainment: from Nine Perfect Strangers to The Courier | Television & radio

Television

Mike White’s series is a fine addition to the mini-genre of shows about miserable rich Americans. It turns a high-end resort in Hawaii into a vision of hell as the Mossbacher family find a range of fresh and inventive ways of torturing each other and everyone around them. An unsparing examination of privilege, wealth and existential despair.
Monday 16 August, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

A welcome second run for Liam Williams’s dark coming-of-age comedy. As we rejoin present-day Liam, he is heartbroken and looks for explanations for his angst in the events of his adolescence. A fine exploration of neurosis

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Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

CANTON, Ohio, August 12, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) (the “Company”), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, announced its second quarter fiscal 2021 results for the period ended June 30, 2021.

“There have been many key events achieved during the second quarter and continuing into the third quarter, highlighting the strength of the ecosystem that we are creating,” stated Michael Crawford, President and CEO of HOFV. “The foundation that has been laid has created momentum across all business verticals. The last months have

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A glance at N.J. entertainment this weekend (Aug. 13-15)

WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days.

Greenwood Air Show

The annual air show at Greenwood Lake Airport in West Milford will take place this weekend, Aug. 13-15.greenwoodlakeairshow.com

Art/Museums

AUG. 13

OCEAN CITY “Death or Liberty,” opening reception 7-8:30 p.m. for exhibit of works by Sydnei Smith Jordan depicting the African-American experience, which will run through Aug. 28. Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., first floor. oceancityartscenter.org, 609-399-7628.

AUG. 14

JERSEY CITY “Visages, opening for solo art show by Jersey

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Could college athletes profit from adult entertainment?

TALLAHASSEE — A “leading adult webcam company” is looking to cash in on recent changes allowing college athletes in Florida and across the nation to earn money off their names, images and likenesses.

But whether athletes can profit from the company’s offer, or others like it, depends on which universities they attend.

In a promotional email Tuesday, the Miami-based company CamSoda announced it is “opening itself up for business and looking to sign a handful of NCAA athletes to endorsement deals to represent the XXX brand.”

In the email also sent to reporters, the company included an email address that

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