| May 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — This week, the streets of midtown Manhattan will once again swarm with TV executives trying to woo ad buyers to their upcoming fall lineups with splashy presentations, star-packed cocktail parties and plentiful swag.
But there's an...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah.
On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The nation's biggest television companies including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox are asking the Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a startup distribution service that they view as a threat to their business.
Launched in 2012 and available in a handful of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-based cable operator, blasted the arguments made by broadcasters in a Supreme Court filing seeking to shut down Aereo, a start-up company that delivers local television station signals to consumers via the Internet....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Hugh Jackman brought his Wolverine claws with him Saturday as he took over the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for a benefit concert to raise money for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the charity that provides healthcare services to retired entertainment...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:31 PM
IAC Chairman Barry Diller launched into a spirited defense of the controversial Aereo Internet TV service, which will expand to 22 markets in the coming months -- even in the face of lawsuits from major media companies.
The service -- which uses tiny...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Henry Winkler has managed to stay in the comedy zeitgeist for more than 40 years, from his star-shot to fame on "Happy Days" in 1974 to the fourth season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. These days Winkler continues to make recurring appearances on...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
NEW YORK — In its 14-year history, the website CollegeHumor has accrued 4.7 million subscribers, won 11 Webby awards and drawn more than 2 billion page views in becoming a leader of the digital comedy world.
But it has never attempted one of the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:58 AM
On Monday, many who follow Hollywood — this space included — took a look at the fallout from “The Lone Ranger” on the film’s principals, which include Disney and Johnny Depp. It was followed up by many on Tuesday with further...