| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
While unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound the idea that he's this generation's best fighter, the nemesis he's never fought, Manny Pacquiao, is happily proceeding with his life and career.
Yes, he's still without the super-fight, but on...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer’s compensation soared to $63.6 million last year -- making him one of the highest paid executives in America.
The amount represented a 406% increase over Feltheimer's $12.6 million in...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Television networks this season are writing even bigger checks to the National Football League.
Professional football remains one of the most potent weapons in TV networks' arsenals, drawing tens of millions of ardent fans who watch the sport live...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Emmy Awards aren't till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Wall Streeters typically don't pay much attention to station maneuvers in TV markets below the top 10, but word of CBS' plan to switch affiliates in Indianapolis caused a stir among broadcast-focused investors on Monday.
The Eye plans to shift from its...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Broadcasting giant CBS Corp. reported 7% lower second-quarter profit due to softer advertising sales, including at its marquee CBS broadcast network, and lower program licensing fees.
For the quarter ended June 30, CBS reported net income of $439...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
CBS said second-quarter net income fell 3.9%, as advertising softness resulted in revenue shortfalls at three of its major segments during the period.
The company said revenue fell about 5.3% - to $3.17 billion from $3.39 billion - as its entertainment...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Longtime KCBS and KCAL-TV news anchor Kent Shocknek has announced his plans to retire at the end of September this year.
With more than 36 years in television news, Shocknek has been a fixture in Los Angeles for 31 years. Shocknek was the original anchor...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Outfitted with a fresh, photogenic cast, "Big Brother" is watching again, launching an all-new season of shifting alliances, back-stabbing and outrageous stunts.
"This, I promise you, will be the most twisted season ever," the show's host Julie Chen...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The National Football League doesn't have a problem with announcers who don't want to use the name "Redskins" when covering games involving the Washington franchise.
"We don’t dictate to our broadcast partners how they cover the game," said NFL...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends.
The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...