| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Time Warner Inc. said its profit grew by 44% in the third quarter while revenue remained flat.
The media giant, whose holdings include Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting, posted profit of $1.18 billion thanks to its cable unit as well as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Time Warner turned in flat revenue for the third quarter -- but its cable networks division again propped up the bottom line with the conglom boosting operating income 8% and handily beating analyst earnings estimates.
"The biggest driver was again our...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Thanks to a strong performance from its cable networks including TNT and TBS, media giant Time Warner Inc. posted strong revenue and profit gains and beat the estimates of Wall Street analysts.
Revenue at Time Warner grew 10% to $7.4 billion and the...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:38 PM
"The Artist," the charming film about Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies, and the family drama "The Descendants" were catapulted to front-runner Oscar status Sunday night with an armful of Golden Globes to their names as the awards...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Watching the first four episodes of the much-hyped TV series “Smash,” one may ask, “Whose Broadway is it anyway?”
Theater geeks and chat room obsessives will no doubt have lots to celebrate and carp about as the 15 episodes roll...
| Mar 10, 2012
Peter Bergman, a founder of Firesign Theatre, the comic quartet that channeled the absurdist sensibility and chaotic impulses of the countercultural 1960s and '70s into a popular radio show and a series of cult-classic albums, has died at 72.
| Feb 4, 2012
A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces.
The veteran actor, who died...
| Jun 4, 2011
He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves.
In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
| Nov 30, 2011
Patrice O'Neal, 41, a veteran stand-up comic who gained a wider following through TV and radio and helped roast Charlie Sheen in September, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. O'Neal's manager, Jonathan Brandstein, said...
| Jan 28, 2011
Conceptual artist and sculptor
Dennis Oppenheim, 72, a pioneering conceptual artist and sculptor who also made his mark on the earthworks and body art movements, died Jan. 21 of liver cancer at a New York hospital.
Beginning in the...