The Campaign Begins: Inside the First Weekend Push to Woo Academy Voters with Food, Swag, and Celebs

The Campaign Begins: Inside the First Weekend Push to Woo Academy Voters with Food, Swag, and Celebs Truth is, while there are about 6,000 voting Academy members, it can take only 300 or so Oscar votes to get a movie nominated. Hence all the relentless campaigning, which is in full gear, as ...

The Campaign Begins: Inside the First Weekend Push to Woo Academy Voters with Food, Swag, and Celebs

The Campaign Begins: Inside the First Weekend Push to Woo Academy Voters with Food, Swag, and Celebs Truth is, while there are about 6,000 voting Academy members, it can take only 300 or so Oscar votes to get a movie nominated. Hence all the relentless campaigning, which is in full gear, as ...

Pivot TV Shuts Down: Why Participant Media’s Millennial Cable Network Couldn’t Survive

Pivot just couldn’t pivot fast enough. The small cable channel shuts down on Monday, ending its short life with the film “Good Night, and Good Luck,” the 2005 movie about Edward R. Murrow produced by ...

Pivot TV Shuts Down: Why Participant Media’s Millennial Cable Network Couldn’t Survive

Pivot just couldn’t pivot fast enough. The small cable channel shuts down on Monday, ending its short life with the film “Good Night, and Good Luck,” the 2005 movie about Edward R. Murrow produced by ...

Pivot Channel Says Goodbye to Viewers

Farewell, Pivot. Today, the network posted a goodbye video to fans before it officially closes down at the end of October.Earlier this year, Pivot announced they would be shutting down after only ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt addresses the demise of the network that aired his TV show

Joseph Gordon-Levitt addresses the demise of the network that aired his TV show Pivot, the short-lived cable network of Participant Media, is going dark this fall, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we’ve seen the last of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRecord on TV series. The ...

Participant Shutting Down Pivot TV Network (Exclusive)

Participant Media is shutting down Pivot TV, the millennial-facing network it launched four years ago to entertainment and encourage social activism. The network, which allowed viewers to watch on ...

Ann Boyd Leaving Post as Participant Media Communications Boss

Ann Boyd is leaving her job as head of communications for Participant Media, two years after she arrived to form the company’s first communications department and at the end of a year in which she ...

Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ben Schwartz Get Silly

Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ben Schwartz Get Silly This week's episode of HitRECord on TV features Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ben Schwartz bringing HitRECord community members' secrets to life. Think PostSecret + the animation style of a PBS kids' show ...

Casting Roundup: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Guest Starring as Love Interest on ‘Mindy Project’

Casting Roundup: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Guest Starring as Love Interest on ‘Mindy Project’ “The Mindy Project” may be breaking new ground on Hulu, but its tradition of casting the starriest of guest stars continues. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will guest on the season four premiere of the show, ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explains Why Sandman Is Better For Movies Than TV

Filmmakers have talked for years about the idea of adapting Neil Gaiman's Sandman, but when you look at the source material it becomes very clear why that's such a challenging task. On beyond the ...

Anne Hathaway to Make Guest Appearance on Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRecord on TV: Watch the Preview!

Anne Hathaway to Make Guest Appearance on Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRecord on TV: Watch the Preview! Robin and Catwoman reunite! Anne Hathaway will appear in an upcoming episode of Joseph Gordon-Levitt's variety show HitRecord on TV. This wacky sneak peak brings the two back to the comic book genre, ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Hit Record's 'More Focused, Refined' Season 2

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Hit Record's 'More Focused, Refined' Season 2 When you think “variety show,” you likely conjure up images of such classic entertainment programs as The Carol Burnett Show, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour and Saturday Night Live. (Or, if your tastes ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks Hitrecord On TV Season 2, Influencing Other Work, and More

Airing on Pivot, the groundbreaking variety show HitRECord on TV, from actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is back for an all-new season of short films, music, animation, conversation and one-of-a-kind ...

'HitRECord on TV' maestro Joseph Gordon-Levitt on blending community and Anne Hathaway

'HitRECord on TV' maestro Joseph Gordon-Levitt on blending community and Anne Hathaway It was with genuine trepidation that I approached Joseph Gordon-Levitt to tell him that Season 2 of Pivot's "HitRECord on TV" is a much more polished entity than the first. With its anything-goes ...

An Ode to Zac Efron's New Mustache

An Ode to Zac Efron's New Mustache Alert! Alert! This is not a drill! Zac Efron has a mustache! This photo from last month, the month November of the year 2014, is how we’re used to our Zac Efron looking: Fairly clean shaven, with ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dons a Foxcatcher-esque Fake Nose on Conan (Video)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dons a Foxcatcher-esque Fake Nose on Conan (Video) Steve Carell's been getting a lot of attention for the fake schnozz he donned in Foxcatcher, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt, for one, is not about to be left out of the fun. Jgl, 33, visited Conan on ...

Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wants You to Define Feminism

Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wants You to Define Feminism HitRECord Joe is at it again. Anyone who saw Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directing debut "Don Jon" knows that he's a feminist and he's recently been talking about this issue on various talk shows. (He ...

Pivot Network Now Available on College Streaming Service Philo

Pivot Network Now Available on College Streaming Service Philo The youthful Pivot network will now be available to college students across the country on Philo, which uses universities’ existing IP networks to stream TV to students’ laptops, tablets, smartphones ...

Pivot Launches on University Streaming Service Philo

Pivot Launches on University Streaming Service Philo Participant Media’s television network Pivot is launching on streaming service Philo, bringing its programming to university campuses across the United States, the network announced on Wednesday. ...

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