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Jimmy Kimmel to Host Oscars Ceremony

Jimmy Kimmel is slated to host the 89th annual Oscars, which will be broadcast February 26 on ABC. The Hollywood Reporter: "His selection is expected to be announced by producers Michael De...

Call Sheet Posted about 9 hours ago

Group of Cleveland Cavaliers Players Won’t Stay in Trump’s New York Hotel

Multiple Cleveland Cavaliers players including LeBron James won’t be staying in the team’s planned venue, the Trump Soho hotel, as the defending champions play against the New York Knicks this week. The...

Call Sheet Posted about 9 hours ago

'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' Expands to New Orleans

For the first time, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" will include a Central Time Zone countdown in New Orleans. Billboard: "The live segments from Louisiana will include exclusive...

Call Sheet Posted about 9 hours ago

How a Start-Up Hopes to Fill Empty Movie Theater Seats

According to movie-ticketing start-up Atom Tickets, more than 5 billion movie theater seats per year go unsold in North American venues. The company hopes to get more people to the theaters by...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

Brands That Live Stream Events Have a Growing Audience

Brands and media companies using social-platform live streaming such as Facebook Live to broadcast an event are seeing a growing number of viewers. Adweek: “This holiday season is proving to be a...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

StubHub Sees Spike in Giving Experiences as Gifts

StubHub has seen a 20 percent year-over-year increase in its gift card sales during the holiday season, which builds on a trend that millennials are craving experiences rather than actual items as...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

L.A. Auto Show Parties: 8 Engaging Ideas From Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volkswagen

Automakers went for interactive experiences that ranged from old-school to decidedly high-tech.

Event Report Posted yesterday

Why Luggage Was Used as Performance Art for Cyber Monday

Innovative luggage startup Raden partnered with performance artist Matt Raden to showcase its tech-friendly suitcases through a pop-up stunt at New York hotels.

Event Snapshot Posted yesterday

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Miami/South Florida

Here's a look at what's new for 2017 in the Miami area.

The Scout Posted yesterday

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris Offers Flashy Spectacle

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show took place in Paris for the first time on Wednesday, bringing its usual celebrity-filled spectacle to the Grand Palais. The event will be broadcast on CBS Monday....

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

CBS to Broadcast N.F.L. Games on Web Platform

CBS has scored rights to stream N.F.L. games on its online streaming service CBS All Access. Bloomberg: "The multiyear deal with the NFL begins Sunday and will include all CBS coverage of...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Art Basel Embraces Virtual Reality

Art Basel, which runs through Sunday in Miami, showcased a unique virtual-reality experience from Artsy, an art-collecting resource site. Page Six: “The event for the leading website for art gave guests a...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: 'Gilmore Girls'-Theme Postcards, a 'Game of Thrones' 3-D Map, Cotton Centerpieces

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week.

News Posted 4 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Boston Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Philadelphia

Here's a look at what's new for 2017 in the Philadelphia area.

The Scout Posted 4 days ago

Inside This Year's White House Christmas Decorations

The 2016 White House Christmas decorations were unveiled by First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday. The decor includes giant replicas of dogs Bo and Sunny made from 25,000 yarn pom palms. USA...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Fox Sports and GoPro to Offer Referee Perspective for Big Ten Championship

Fox Sports’ technology arm has partnered with GoPro to broadcast Big Ten Championship football games from the referee point of view on the Fox Sports website, social channels, and app. Forbes: “The...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Inauguration Donors to Receive V.I.P. Perks

Those who donate $1 million or more to President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration will receive perks including a candlelit dinner. Washington Post: “For seven-figure contributions, Trump's richest supporters will get a slew of...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Holiday Party Playlist 2016: What Top DJs Will Spin This Season

Notable DJs from across the country offer playlist picks for this holiday season, ranging from festive classics to current pop hits.

Idea File Posted 5 days ago

Show Off: 8 Creative Trade Show Booth Designs

These eye-catching trade show booth designs offer inspiration for brand activations on the exhibit floor and beyond.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Miami/South Florida Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Boston

Here's a look at what's new for 2017 in the Boston area.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

6 Essential Event Rules From an Associations Pro

Planning, personalization, and surprising attendees are among SmithBucklin executive Carol McGury's rules for events.

Readers' Forum Posted 6 days ago

Grammys Slated to Return to New York in 2018

After a 15-year residence in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards will return to New York for the 60th annual ceremony in 2018. The New York Times: "The decision caps months of talks...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Three Dead After Tennessee Wildfires Engulf Resort Town Areas

Three people have died in wildfires surrounding Tennessee tourist destinations—including Dollywood—near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. NBC News: “At least 14 fires totaling almost 15,000 acres are burning across Sevier County outside...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Multiple Networks and Executives Opt Out of Winter T.C.A. Press Tour

Networks and platforms including Amazon, Starz, and Netflix—as well as executives from NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox—are skipping the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour in January. The Hollywood Reporter: "Instead, insiders...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Trump's D.C. Hotel May Violate Lease

According to a George Washington University law professor, president-elect Donald Trump's Trump International Hotel is violating its lease that contains a clause that forbids the involvement of elected officials. NPR: "Trump doesn't...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

'Gilmore Girls' Fans Geek Out at Real-Life Stars Hollow

Quaint was the name of the game at the experiences surrounding the show's Netflix revival.

Event Report Posted 6 days ago

5 New Ideas for Entertaining in Los Angeles

Here's a look at what's new for 2017 in Los Angeles.

The Scout Posted 6 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Washington Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Las Vegas Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

New Partnership Aims to Turn eSports Into Larger Public Events

Live event company Done & Dusted and British gaming industry content agency Attention Seekers have partnered to turn eSports and competitive gaming events into bigger public events. Fortune: “Attention Seekers and Done...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Bill Nye to Host Facebook Live Fund-Raiser to Benefit National Parks

Bill Nye and Mashable have partnered to host a Giving Tuesday "view-a-thon" fund-raiser on Facebook Live to raise money for the National Park Foundation. Adweek: "For the fundraiser, Nye will talk to...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Airbnb Estimates 10,000 Guests for Inauguration

Airbnb has released a report estimating it will host 10,000 guests for the presidential inauguration on January 20. DCist: "A new report from the company says that it's expecting seven times as...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

See Delta’s Creative Strategy to Tap Into New York City Marathon Buzz

The airline’s activation two weeks before the event is an example of how the brand is seeking to insert itself into important moments in one of its key markets.

Event Intelligence Posted 7 days ago

Best of 2016: 10 Most Notable Chicago Venue Openings of 2016

The hottest conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more to open for events and entertaining this year.

Location Scout Posted 7 days ago

Met Gala Planner to Oversee Inauguration Events

Met Gala planner Stephanie Winston Wolkoff will help plan the presidential inauguration in January. Page Six: “Wolkoff, an ex-Vogue staffer who planned the glamorous gala for years and went on to orchestrate...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Why Virtual Reality Isn’t an Immediate Consumer Hit

Virtual-reality systems from brands including Facebook, Sony, and PlayStation went on sale earlier this year, but it’s going to take a while before the products become a hit with consumers. The Wall...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Inside the World’s Biggest Santa Convention

Discover Santa, a convention for professional Santas, surprisingly takes place in July in Missouri. Wired: “‘The beard is major,’ says Dina Litovsky, who learned more about St. Nick than she ever thought...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

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