Showtime Networks announced the official opening of its new 50,000-square-foot West Coast headquarters at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood. The three-story space features workspaces for employees, with leading-edge entertainment technology, interactive meeting areas and a central social hub café. “It was important for us to build a space that inspires employees to do their best work and encourages collaboration,” said Jana Winograde, President of Business Operations, West Coast. “The move to our new and improved location is a welcome change for Showtime providing an environment conducive to interaction and innovation.”
Bravo patriarch and new daddy Andy Cohen will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 30th GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 4. The Watch What Happens Live! host and Bravo exec will be presented with the award by Sarah Jessica Parker.
Mindy Kaling’s untitled coming-of-age-comedy got a 10-epsiode series order at Netflix. Co-created, co-written and executive produced by Kaling and Lang Fisher, who also serve as showrunners, the semi-autobiographical series explores the life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl. David Miner (30 Rock, Master of None) will exec produce with Kaling and Fisher. […]
N3rd Street Gamers is adding Overwatch to its National Championship Series of esports, beginning on March 23 in a deal with Blizzard to run sanctioned Overwatch tournaments throughout the year. Prize pools for tournaments in the Overwatch National Championship Series will reach as high as $50,000 for amateur competitors. “We are eager to work with […]
Google introduced the world to Stadia, the company’s new video game platform, designed to offer gamers instant access to their favorite games across any screen – from TV to PC to mobile phone with a goal of making those games available in resolutions up to 4K and 60 frames per second with HDR and surround […]
Danica Patrick is heading to NBC Sports, where the former INDYCAR and NASCAR driver will serve as a studio analyst for the company’s inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on May 26 where she will join host Mike Tirico. Patrick will also participate in NBC Sports’ coverage of Indy 500 Pole Day […]