Saturday, February 18, 2017

FIRST- EVER 2017 AWARD SEASON CELEBRITY GIFT BAG POP UP STORE DEBUTS AT HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND LOS ANGELES - Visitors Can Now Experience and Shop for Exclusive Brands Featured in the Madison & Mulholland Red Carpet Gift Bags"


The world of Pop-Up Retail will converge this award season and Madison & Mulholland’s celebrity gift bags will be front and center launching the first ever Celebrity Red Carpet Gift Bag Pop-Up at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood CA February 13-March 14, 2017.

The Red Carpet Celebrity Gift Bag Pop-Up will provide a unique customer opportunity to those wanting to purchase the coveted items celebrities enjoy during this Award Season. 

Awards Season is known for the numerous gifting suites exclusively catering to celebrities and now the celebrity gifting industry is evolving. This year the Celebrity Gift Bag Pop-Up becomes a destination! This vision comes from Jane Ubell-Meyer, CEO, Madison & Mulholland celebrating 16 years of Product Placement, VIP, Charitable and Celebrity Gifting.

Madison & Mulholland has partnered with JBC & Associates LLC, the premier direct to consumer mall Pop-Up/Kiosk Retail Marketing Company to bring the celebrity gifting opportunities to consumers who can now purchase and enjoy the swag awarded only to celebrities and nominees until now.

The Madison & Mulholland Red Carpet Celebrity Gift Bag Pop-Up will showcase a variety of products from top designers, entrepreneurs and inventors. The concept is to present products that have been gifted to A-listers from lm, TV and music and offer these products direct to consumers. There will be scheduled "meet & greets" with select celebrities and product innovators. Special offers include a $25 gift card from HotelAndResortCard.com with each purchase.

The Pop-Up store will feature the following brands: Bio Miracle, Brushopolis, Caterina Jewelry, Charlene K Jewelry, Charlie Curls, Culture Hair Products, Di Valdi Eyewear, Gigs audio, Isabella Hearst New York, Jules Smith Jewelry, Julia Knight Collection, Kate Mesta Jewelry, Kiklos Gourmet Olive Oil, Levears Earring Lifts, Liberati Jewelry, Little Black Box Jewelry, Lizzie Scheck Jewelry, Madison & Mulholland accessories, Mayron’s Goods, Tinsley Radix Clothing, and Unique Candles.

Since 2001, Jane Ubell-Meyer, CEO of Madison & Mulholland has been gifting celebrities and raising money for charities. She was named “Goodie Bag Guru” by Time Magazine and Fox News.

According to Forbes Magazine “Mall Kiosks and Pop-Up Stores are big business in the US with $22+ Billion USD sales annually growing 16% every year since 2009.”

Hollywood & Highland is known as a tourist and local destination and one of the most high traficked malls in LA with millions of visitors each year. The Red Carpet Celebrity Gift Bag Pop-Up will provide a unique customer opportunity to those wanting to purchase the coveted items celebrities enjoy during this Award Season.

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ACCESS HOLLYWOOD’S NATALIE MORALES TO HOST “CINEMACON BIG SCREEN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

JIMMY KIMMEL TALKS OSCARS® HOST GIG ON “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!”


To Host Live Global Event on Oscar® Sunday, February 26 on ABC
Late-night talk show host, producer and comedian Jimmy Kimmel confirmed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that he will host the 89th Oscars® to be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017, on the ABC Television Network. This is Kimmel’s first time hosting the global telecast.
“Mike and Jennifer have an excellent plan and their enthusiasm is infectious,” said Kimmel. “I am honored to have been chosen to host the 89th and final Oscars.”
“Jimmy’s ability to connect with people is what makes him a singular choice for this job,” said producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. “His frank observations, relatable persona, wry humor and love of all kinds of film make him a natural fit for the Oscars stage.”
“Jimmy has the qualities of all the great hosts,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “He knows who he is, he knows the audience and he knows how to captain a ship with many moving parts. We're thrilled he has agreed to host our show.”
“The Oscars are in great hands with Jimmy,” said Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. “He is razor sharp, funny, and unpredictable, and has proven himself a master of live event television, which is perfect for our audience around the world.”
Channing Dungey, President ABC Entertainment said, “Jimmy is the perfect choice for us. He is deeply rooted in the Hollywood community and gifted at connecting with an audience as the consummate emcee. We expect the evening will be filled with great fun while honoring the best in the movie business.”
Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of the Emmy®-winning “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” ABC’s longest running late-night talk show. Now in its 14th season, “JKL” has earned six Emmy nominations in the Outstanding Variety Series Talk category, the Writing for a Variety Series category, and the Variety, Music or Comedy Series category.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Returns to the Infamously Haunted Ship September 29 for 22 nights of fright.


The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will once again rise from the deep torrid history of the infamously haunted ship September 29 - October 31, 2016. Tickets are on-sale at QueenMary.com. Ghoulish spirits, old and new, will descend upon The Queen Mary in Long Beach for the most anticipated twenty-two terrifying nights of the year. Dark Harbor’s Sinister Seven Spirits: Ringmaster, Captain, Samuel the Savage, Graceful Gale, Half-Hatch Henry, Scary Mary and the newest malevolent resident will haunt the grounds of Dark Harbor nightly. Ringmaster promises to unleash her band of misfit monsters under the gruesome big top of Circus - a maze that continues to disorient with horrifying illusions, death-defying acts and spirited thrills. Dark Harbor’s youngest soul, Scary Mary, who has haunted the ship since her mysterious drowning in the first class pool in 1952, will leave fear-seekers gasping for air in the enhanced Lullaby maze. Deadrise, Soulmate and B340 mazes have been reengineered to deliver a darker descent into the depths of Queen Mary’s sinister past.

This year’s Paintball Shooting Gallery sends guests on an other-worldly adventure and Sideshow grants “backstage” passage into the macabre underworld of the traveling circus. Haunt-fanatics can even double down on this year’s new double-sided small tops to host a private soiree featuring close-up freak shows with instant complimentary access toSideShow directly from a private Creepy Cabana.

Take in a mesmerizing fire show on the main stage, have a spin on the Sinister Swings, and toss back all-you-can-eat tacos in the exclusive R.I.P. Lounge. But get the party started early and arrive during Happy Haunting Hour to down a happy hour potion in the all-new Voodoo Brew. Dark Harbor brings the true haunted tales of The Queen Mary to life, offering the most authentically frightening experience available. The annual event begins September 29 and continues to scare those who dare through October 31. General admission ticket prices start at just $20 online, with Fast Fright, VIP Passes, and lodging packages available. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.queenmary.com/dark-harbor.










Knott’s Scary Farm Opening Night

This year, Knott’s Scary Farm included four new Skeleton Key rooms away from the mazes for an individual two-minute experiences with all-new unique stories.
New Mazes included:
Special Ops: Infected The interactive video-game-like experience arms visitors with simulated military assault weapons and assigns them a simple mission: Kill as many zombies as possible. Guided by squad commanders, teams of Haunt visitors set off into an infected zone swarming with zombies.
Shadow Lands
 This year, Knott’s Scary Farm included four new Skeleton Key rooms away from the mazes for an individual two-minute experiences with all-new unique stories.
New Mazes included:
Special Ops: Infected The interactive video-game-like experience arms visitors with simulated military assault weapons and assigns them a simple mission: Kill as many zombies as possible. Guided by squad commanders, teams of Haunt visitors set off into an infected zone swarming with zombies.
Shadow Lands
The Red Barn, which was filled with bales of hay and burlap, told the story of a murderous farmer and his sadistic sons who prey on innocent victims who accidentally wander onto their blood-soaked farm.
Returning Mazes
Trick or Treat, Dead of Winter, Gunslinger’s Grave, Tooth Fairy, Voodoo, and Paranormal Inc.
'The Hanging’ This year’s show included comedy and music with disembowelment and a noose-swinging finale, was an equal opportunity offender taking on a range of celebrities, characters and even political candidates. The show looked impressive on the new larger stage, which featured improved lighting and sound.
‘Elvira’s Danse Macabre’ Included talented back-up dancers and intriguing aerial acrobatic troupe.









“Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood




"Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood, a popular event features all new mazes, frightful scare zones and a fully re-imagined "Terror Tram" experience. This year's new and returning mazes include, "American Horror Story," "The Exorcist: The Possession of Regan MacNeil," "Freddy vs. Jason: Dream Battle," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Blood Brothers," "Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield," "Krampus: The Christmas Devil," "The Walking Dead," a permanent attraction, as well as "Eli Roth Presents Terror Tram," “The Purge Election Year” and an all-new performance by the award-winning hip hop-dance crew Jabbawockeez. Also open some of Universal's most popular rides and attractions "Transformers: The Ride-3D," "Jurassic Park–In the Dark," "The Simpsons Ride" and "Revenge of the Mummy–The Ride."
Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at http://www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/Hollywood
"Halloween Horror Nights" dates are: September 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 4 and 5, 2016.





2016 Emmy Awards Winners

Drama Series: “Game of Thrones” (HBO) Comedy Series: “Veep” (HBO)
Mini-Series or Movie: “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)
TV Movie: “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
Variety Talk Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
Variety Sketch Series: “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot”
Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
Actor in a Mini-Series or Movie: Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Supporting Actor in a Drama: Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
Supporting Actress in a Drama: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Louie Anderson, “Baskets”
Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story”
Supporting Actress in a Mini-Series or Movie: Regina King, “American Crime”
Reality Host: RuPaul Charles, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (Logo)
Reality Competition Program: “The Voice” (NBC)
Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, “Master of None” (“Parents”)
Writing for a Drama Series: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, “Game of Thrones” (“Battle of the Bastards”)
Writing for a Mini-Series or Movie: D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)
Writing for a Variety Series: “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
Writing for a Variety Special: Patton Oswalt, “Patton Oswalt: Talking for Clapping”