Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Oscar Red Carpet Video: Media Moguls

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood March 8, 2010 at 12:55AM

"The lines are still open," said Disney chairman Robert Iger of the Cablevision/ABC dispute that is shutting the Oscar broadcast down on the Cablevision system in NYC. Local WABC can't be seen on cable in the NYC area. UPDATE: WABC-TV has gone back on in New York.
0

"The lines are still open," said Disney chairman Robert Iger of the Cablevision/ABC dispute that is shutting the Oscar broadcast down on the Cablevision system in NYC. Local WABC can't be seen on cable in the NYC area. UPDATE: WABC-TV has gone back on in New York.

New Corp's Rupert Murdoch admitted he had some trepidation with Avatar because the technology was so experimental.

Meanwhile, L.A. Mayor Villairagosa who threw a big Hollywood party for the Oscars at his Hancock Park mansion, made the scene to claim that he is promoting the film business in Los Angeles.


Find more videos like this on AnneCam

This article is related to: Awards, Moguls, Video, Oscars, Rupert Murdoch, Interviews


E-Mail Updates








Thompson on Hollywood

Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.