| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found.
Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Media company Viacom Inc.'s profit soared 24% in its fiscal fourth quarter, fueled by significantly higher TV ad sales and the Brad Pitt movie "World War Z."
Viacom shattered analysts' estimates for the quarter. Television advertising sales jumped 10%...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:30 PM
In daytime television, black is the new black.
Television programmers, in their search for the next big thing, have found that charismatic African American entertainers are potent magnets who attract mainstream and ethnically diverse audiences.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment, reeling from several box-office disappointments and facing scrutiny from an activist shareholder, said at a Thursday meeting for investors that it would undergo a “significant shift” away from movies and toward the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment, reeling from several box office disappointments and under assault from an activist shareholder, said at a Thursday morning meeting for investors that it would undergo a "significant shift" away from movies and toward the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Many years ago, a longtime friend started working at 20th Century Fox.
In one of his first meetings in his new job, he was introduced to Tom Sherak, who at the time was senior vice president of Fox Filmed Entertainment, where he worked in marketing...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:42 AM
When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort.
Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:01 AM
(Reuters) - Businessman Mitch Goldstone planned to shell out about $40 at the Red Square restaurant in Las Vegas before heading to a show, but he ended up spending four times that amount because of the alluring pictures of food and drinks on an electronic...