Photo-Illustration: Vulture and Photos by Getty Images 1912: The U.S. government breaks up the New York–based conglomerate Motion Picture Patents Company, a.k.a. the Movie Trust. This paves the way for a newly formed Universal to open studios in L.A. and attract more of the budding film industry. 1928: Each of the big eight film studios now opens in L.A., ushering in the “Golden Age” of film in Hollywood. At the same time, Schenectady stations W2XB and WGY transmit the first-ever televised drama, The Queen’s Messenger , to Los Angeles. Direct lines between the entertainment industries on the two coasts begin to be drawn. 1938: After more than a decade of operating solely out of New York, radio-broadcast rivals NBC and CBS confirm the pull of L.A. by opening studios there. 1939: The earliest commercial-TV experiments begin with NBC station W2XBS, establishing New York as the new medium’s hub of innovation. 1946: Contrary to conventional East Coast wisdom, … [Read more...] about The History of Comedians Moving Between NYC and L.A.
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March 02, 2021 - 09:03 GMT Gemma Strong Gwen Stefani looks totally different as she shares Instagram photo showing her with a blunt black bob and fringe Gwen Stefani is no stranger to mixing up her style – but she looks totally different in her latest Instagram snapshot. The No Doubt singer, who favours a platinum blonde hair colour, posted a picture showing her sporting a blunt black bob and fringe. MORE: Gavin Rossdale pays sweet tribute to lookalike son Kingston – see photo The striking snapshot was captured by top photographer Ellen von Unworth, whom Gwen credited in her caption, writing: "@ellenvonunwerth making me look good gx." Loading the player... WATCH: The Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton love story Gwen's 11.1 million followers were quick to react to the transformation. The comments section of her post was inundated with flame emojis, with one fan writing: "That black hair tho!" A second wrote: "YOU. … [Read more...] about Gwen Stefani looks totally different after surprising hair transformation
February 23, 2021 - 09:44 GMT Sharnaz Shahid The Voice UK's Emma Willis shares extremely rare picture of lookalike sisters, Sharon and Rebecca Griffiths. Take a look here... Emma Willis has taken a trip down memory lane, reflecting on the moment she co-presented the 2017 BRIT Awards alongside Dermot O'Leary . On the four-year anniversary of the exciting career highlight on Monday, the TV presenter shared a series of behind-the-scenes photos - including one featuring both her sisters, Sharon and Rebecca Griffiths. MORE: Emma Willis professes love for husband Matt in hilarious selfie Loading the player... WATCH: Emma and Matt Willis unveil major home change "Post-show with my sisters," she simply wrote. Alongside another image, Emma touched upon her nerves from that night. MORE: Emma Willis shares incredible homeschool meal prep with fans during lockdown SEE: Emma Willis shares sweet glimpse into … [Read more...] about Emma Willis shares extremely rare photo of lookalike sisters
April 15, 2019 - 10:17 BST hellomagazine.com Victoria Beckham's daughter Harper has the sweetest new hair accessory – and we hope it comes in adult size! See the picture There's no doubting little Harper Beckham is going to grow up to be just as stylish as her famous mum – especially since we are already jealous of her impressive wardrobe of hair accessories. She may have recently chopped her hair into an adorable short bob , but that hasn't stopped Victoria from treating the seven year-old to an ultra trendy hairband for this Spring/Summer. So. Cute. On Sunday, the fashion designer shared an Easter snap of Harper cradling a bunny and wearing her paisley headscarf – and of course her millions of fans were quick to comment. Harper rocking her cute new hair accessory "Love her hairstyle," one wrote, while plenty of others posted pink bow emojis in the comments. Head scarves and hair accessories are a pretty big … [Read more...] about Harper Beckham’s new hair accessory is too adorable for words
March 21, 2019 - 11:09 GMT Hanna Fillingham Strictly Come Dancing star Karen Clifton cried after being turned away by the barbers this week and on since then the barbers have spoken out Strictly Come Dancing star Karen Clifton left the barbers in tears at the beginning of the week , after being turned away by a male hairdresser. Karen was told that they didn't cut women's hair, despite the fact that she had been in the establishment twice before. After speaking out about her experience on social media, the barbers – Jacks of London – have spoken out in response to her claims and explained their reasons for turning her away. In a lengthy social media post, they wrote: "Earlier this morning TV celebrity Karen Clifton was informed that Jacks of London does not cater for women. Her experience has alerted us to the need to make it explicit to our entire team that Jacks of London DOES give barber cuts to everyone, regardless of … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing star Karen Clifton’s barbers speaks out after making her cry