• Three months after Comedy Central axed The Nightly Show, its host, Larry Wilmore, has signed a multi-year deal with ABC Studios. Wilmore will develop his own projects as well as supervise others while helping target talent for the studio.
  • Paisley Park will host a four-day celebration of Prince‘s life next year, April 20-23. Bands scheduled to perform include The Revolution, Morris Day and The Time, and members of the New Power Generation and 3RDEYEGIRL.
  • Moana sailed away with the Thanksgiving box office, debuting with $82.1 million over five days and $56.6 million over the weekend.
  • Moonlight took best feature, best screenplay, a special jury award for best ensemble and the audience award at the Gotham Awards.
  • The complete score of Gustav Mahler‘s Second Symphony was sold in London for $5.6 million, a record for a musical manuscript.
  • The key to a room at the Connecticut inn where Marilyn Monroe stayed in 1956 while dating playwright Arthur Miller sold for $131.
  • DirecTV launched an online service DirecTV Now.
  • Dictionary.com’s word of the year is “xenophobia.”