January 01, 2015

Tag Archives: New Year’s Day

Mark Bracco Named Executive Vice-President of Programming for Dick Clark Productions

Mark Bracco (left) with singer Pitbull
Veteran television executive Mark Bracco has been named Executive Vice President of Programming and Development for dick clark productions, it was announced today by Mike Mahan, President of dick clark productions. In the newly created role, Bracco will oversee programming and development for the company that includes such perennial hits as the “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” and a variety of other projects at various stages of production. He will be based in the company’s Santa Monica headquarters and will report directly to Mahan.
“Mark has a phenomenal breadth of experience working with a variety of alternative and special programming, as well as extensive experience with dick clark properties,” said Mahan. “As dick clark productions expands our television footprint, Mark will play a significant leadership role within the company.”
“It is an honor to work for such a historic company as dick clark productions, under the leadership of Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan who are responsible for some of the biggest television events in the world,” said Bracco. “My first love is live television and dcp is the preeminent producer of live events on television. This is a dream come true.”
Most recently, Mr. Bracco served as Vice President, Alternative Series and Specials, ABC Entertainment where he oversaw specials and worked on various series for the network including the “Oscars,” “CMA Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Years’ Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, “Shark Tank,” “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution,”Supernanny,” and “The Mole.”
Mr. Bracco began his career in 1993 at TV Guide magazine. In September 1996, he accepted a position as a segment producer on the launch team for the entertainment newsmagazine “Access Hollywood.” In December 2001, he moved over to ABC News’ “Good Morning America” as entertainment producer, where he was responsible for overseeing all entertainment-related segments and events on the morning program.
In August 2006, Mr. Bracco relocated from New York to Los Angeles with his wife, Jamie, and their three children, Kyle, Mary and Erin. Mr. Bracco has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Hofstra University.

ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised events. dcp produces perennial hits such as the “American Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” and […]

Potential 2013 Oscar contenders coming down the pike

As we get ready to enter the brand new year, it’s never too late to get on the ball for potential Oscar contenders coming down the pike.
Chan-wook Park’s Stoker starring Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska, and Matthew Goode has a new poster and early word is already positive for Wasikowska who’s been an up and comer and potential Supporting Actress nominee Kidman. The film is scheduled to be shown at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival and opens in limited release March 1, 2013.
Also releasing some beautiful character posters is Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire. A few weeks back, we stumbled across the character posters for Joel Edgerton and Isla Fisher and with the latest, Mulligan’s Daisy is the most aesthetically pleasing. The film is set to open May 10, 2013.
To read more go to www.awardscircuit.com
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News

‘Jersey Shore’s’ Snooki finally confirms she is engaged, pregnant

HollywoodNews.com: After many rumors about an engagement and a pregnancy, ‘Jersey Shore’s’ Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has finally confirmed what everyone has been talking about.
Snooki recently opened up and revealed that she is engaged to Jionni LaValle and expecting her first child with him, states UsMagazine.com. Snooki is about 15 weeks pregnant and ready for the challenge no matter what anyone might think.
“I have different priorities now … I don’t care what anybody else thinks. As long as I know I’m ready and he’s ready,” Snooki commented.
Snooki reportedly found out she was pregnant after New Year’s and has been changing her ways since.
Do you think she’ll be able to handle motherhood?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Kim Kardashian showing off a lighter hair color

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian is making herself over a little bit in the new year as she is rocking a lighter hair color as opposed her her signature dark locks.
Kim revealed the new look over Twitter as she commented that this was a little bit about starting over for the star, states UsMagazine.com. “I dyed my hair lighter yesterday! I’m loving it! New hair color=new beginnings for me. You like?” Kim posted.
The hair color is a little more on the brownish, red side.
What color do you like her hair best?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Jon Gosselin and latest girlfriend split up

HollywoodNews.com: Adding to the celebrity break ups of the new year is former reality TV star and dad of eight Jon Gosselin and his latest girlfriend, Ellen Ross.
Gosselin recently confirmed on Twitter the news that the couple of about two years has decided to put an end to their relationship, states RadarOnline.com. “Recently, after much thought and discussion, Ellen and I have decided to end our relationship. It was a mutual decision and we are both happy and remain best friends,” Gosselin posted.
It is rumored that she didn’t like the media attention that their relationship got, although he hasn’t really been in the news these days.
Why do you think they split?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Taylor Swift on heartbreak that will be on next album

HollywoodNews.com: Taylor Swift writes all about her heartbreak, puts it on her albums, and succeeds in creating hit music that her fans cannot get enough of these days.
Now, she is opening up to ‘Vogue’ about the most recent heartbreak that will make it on her next album, states UsMagazine.com. “There’s just been this earth-shattering, not recent, but absolute crash-and-burn heartbreak and that will turn out to be what the next album is about,” Swift commented.
It is believed that the heartbreak she is referencing is her quick relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal as he allegedly split with her around Christmas/New Year’s 2010.
Are you looking forward to new music from her?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Nick Cannon doing better after minor kidney failure

HollywoodNews.com: Nick Cannon is apparently doing much better after suffering from minor kidney failure.
Mariah Carey revealed the good news over Twitter as she has been keeping fans updated, states RadarOnline.com. “Daddy Nick is getting [better,] we’re all home together taking care of each other, excited about the new year!!” Carey commented.
Cannon recently underwent surgery in Los Angeles for the condition and is apparently recovering just fine.
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux reportedly started 2012 with a vacation

HollywoodNews.com: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are going strong in 2012 as they reportedly kicked off the new year with a vacation in Colorado.
The two reportedly vacationed in the area with a group of friends, states UsMagazine.com. Aniston and Theroux reportedly had a ski instructor for most of their time there.
But, while they are definitely a couple being watched, they reportedly kept a pretty low profile during their vacation.
Do you like them as a couple?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Beyonce steps out looking still very pregnant

HollywoodNews.com: Rumors were out that Beyonce was giving birth to her child, but it seems that is clearly not the case.
Beyonce recently stepped out still looking very pregnant with her growing bump, states UsMagazine.com. The singer looked happy as she was out in New York City with a bodyguard nearby.
The rumor was that Beyonce was delivering over the New Year, but she was actually out supposedly dining on fried chicken and oysters.
When do you think she will have her child?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Sienna Miller allegedly pregnant with first child

HollywoodNews.com: It looks like it may be a busy new year for Sienna Miller as it is rumored that she is expecting her first child with beau, Tom Sturridge.
The two are reportedly expecting a child after being together for about a year, but have no plans to marry just yet, states UsMagazine.com. Reps for the two have not yet commented on the rumored pregnancy.
Miller previously dated Jude Law off and on but finally ended things with him last year.
Do you think she’s really expecting?
Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.
Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards,  Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News
Image by PR Photos

Page 1 of 812345...Last »