| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Katy Perry had come to dance.
On a recent afternoon the pop superstar was at a Burbank rehearsal studio, fortifying herself with a salad before diving into four hours of sweaty physical movement — a not-so-dry run for a handful of performances...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:49 PM
With just over a week until the release of "Prism," Katy Perry took to "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend to perform two songs from the upcoming album. And the singer took quite a bit of gear with her, too.
For "Roar," the new disc's lead single,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:41 AM
How much does iHeartRadio love country music? Enough to sprout a new festival dedicated to the genre.
The inaugural iHeartRadio Country Festival has been set for March 29 in Austin, Texas, and will feature Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Cirque du Soleil is looking to diversify its repertoire by expanding into Broadway-style shows and is creating a new division called Cirque du Soleil Theatrical that will be headed by Las Vegas theater impresario Scott Zeiger.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Nearly 11 aircraft a day around the country had a laser pointer aimed at them in 2013, an increasingly worrisome trend that has inspired the FBI to offer $10,000 rewards to people who help officials catch laser-shining culprits.
“Aiming a laser...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment and Relativity have renewed their cross-media marketing collaboration to promote Relativity film releases over the next 18 months.
The companies first teamed up in 2011 and have since collaborated on campaigns for...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:26 PM
A New Jersey-based atheist organization is castigating the work of Pope Francis and others who respond to natural disasters with prayer, Bibles and rosaries.
American Atheists announced Monday that it was unveiling digital billboards in the central part...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
A lucrative media services contract that became embroiled in conflict-of-interest allegations was approved Monday for Los Angeles International Airport.
The Board of Airport Commissioners awarded the contract to a joint venture involving JCDecaux...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if NBC's ratings are alive with the sound of music.
The Skinny: Survived three holiday parties this week. Now I just want to hide all weekend. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview and a hilarious story about...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Longtime broadcaster and former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has a new shift on South Florida radio.
The flashy and sometimes controversial newsman is joining WIOD's morning block from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays beginning Jan. 6. For the past year, the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Larry Lujack, the legendary Chicago radio personality known as "Superjock" and "Uncle Lar," died Wednesday in New Mexico, his wife said. He was 73.
Judith "Jude" Lujack told the Tribune her husband had been in hospice care for three days and died of...