| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence.
The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro.
A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Tribune Publishing has named veteran media sales executive Michael Rooney to the newly created position of chief revenue officer, the company announced Monday.
Rooney, who most recently served as chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal, will...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Time Warner beat Wall Street estimates of its third-quarter earnings, providing support for the company's strategy to remain independent by fending off Rupert Murdoch's advances last summer.
Despite a weaker performance for Warner Bros. at the box...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Shares of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. rose more than 4.5% on Wednesday after the company reported earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.
Profit for the quarter that ended Sept. 30 came in at 39 cents a share on an adjusted basis,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:51 AM
On the theory that two may be better than one, Victoria's Secret announced Monday that two "Dream Angels Fantasy Bras" -- covered in around $4 million in jewels -- will be featured in this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Adriana Lima and Alessandra...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- U.K. pay TV operator BSkyB is set to own an 87% stake in its German counterpart Sky Deutschland after the completion of its takeover of the German company.
In June BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has a 39% stake, agreed to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"By the way, Batman, have you seen billionaire Bruce Wayne lately? He doesn't answer the phone at his stately manor."
That was actor Neil Hamilton, who played the eternally clueless Commissioner Gordon on the classic TV series, "Batman."
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ROME - Italian producers are up in arms over the introduction of allegedly inapplicable new rules regulating the use of prop firearms on movie sets. These new norms are causing local film and TV productions to grind to a halt and could reportedly pose a...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Rupert Murdoch had his modern media empire family on display for shareholders.
The 83-year-old media mogul on Wednesday presided over 21st Century Fox’s annual shareholders meeting, in which he was overwhelmingly reelected as chairman of the...