And in Poland for two more years of co hosting the annual Golden Globe awards. The pair were a bit helping them. So we’re in the same boat he may have been snubbed by the Emmys this year. But Bryan Cranston recently received an even bigger honor fawning fan mail from sir Anthony Hopkins. In the letter leaked by one of Princeton’s cast mates Hopkins describes the breaking bad star as brilliant. — one of the best actors he’s ever seen. Miley Cyrus has an unlikely — supporter and sir Paul McCartney. The former beatle came to the pop tarts defense telling sky news that Miley is MTV video music awards performance was only mildly shocking. And that he doesn’t understand all the government. Pearl Jam has scored a home run. Rockers ID field soundtrack — sports upcoming World Series coverage. Including songs from their latest album white people. AMC’s the Walking Dead scored monster numbers fourth season four premiere on Sunday.
From WSJ reporters around the world. Search Corporate Intelligence1 October 15, 2013, 8:55 AM Media Journal: With Sony Deal, Netflix Becoming Vital Hollywood Customer Click here to receive this newsletter each morning by email. RISKY BUSINESS: Sony Pictures Television struck a deal to produce a new series for Netflix , in the latest sign that the online streaming service is becoming an important customer for Hollywood, WSJ reports. Sony is the first major studio to strike a deal for a new show House of Cards was made by an independent, Media Rights Capital, while Orange is the New Black came by way of Lions Gate, also not a major despite its considerable name recognition. The Sony deal comes amid continued uncertainties in the industry whether Netflix is friend or foe for Hollywood. If Netflix truly encourages cord cutting, then its certainly not a friend to the cable network side of entertainment empiresand after all, thats the side that makes most of the money for these companies. Sony, while an important producer of TV shows such as Breaking Bad, doesnt own any big cable networks in the U.S., though, so it doesnt have to worry about this issue. The other big question is whether studios can make money from Netflix, which as a long-term, on-demand video service undercuts Hollywoods after-market business. Details of Sonys deals arent known. But this is clearly going to be something other studios have to figure out. WALKING DEAD: Whoever thinks zombies are a passing fad for TV and Hollywood likely wasnt tuned into the fourth season premiere of AMCs The Walking Dead Sunday, which drew a total of 16.1 million viewers, WSJ reports. More in the full post.