| May 27, 2014
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode.
The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad "The Sopranos" never did a song-and-dance number with Tony. Today's roundup includes the Memorial...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan?
Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Cable television giant Viacom Inc. is spending nearly $760 million to buy Britain's popular Channel 5 Broadcasting service.
The acquisition, announced Thursday, catapults the New York media company into a rare league. It would become owner of a public...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Media company Viacom Inc. has significantly expanded its international footprint by buying television outlet Channel 5 Broadcasting in Britain.
Viacom, which owns cable channels MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, on Thursday said it has agreed to...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck.
Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation.
The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Riding high after clinching new program-licensing deals and winning the coveted NFL Thursday night football package, CBS Corp. topped Wall Street's profit estimates for the broadcasting company's fiscal fourth quarter.
"For the year, and for the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The event: The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Night on Monday at Spago in Beverly Hills attracted guests including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Ethan Hawke, Bruce Dern and Steve Coogan; directors David O. Russell and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Tom Sherak, who died Tuesday of prostate cancer, was beloved in Hollywood for his long leadership of the Academy of Motion Pictures and his extensive charitable work as chairman of the MS Dinner of Champions and on the board of the Motion Picture and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Cable giant Comcast Corp. proved why it is the envy of the cable industry Tuesday, announcing that profit soared 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter and that it had put the brakes on a troublesome trend of customer losses.
For the three months ended Dec....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:15 AM
With big performances, a mass wedding and Pharrell Williams' giant hat getting much of the attention, the Grammy Awards drew their second-biggest audience in 21 years Sunday night.
The 56th Grammy Awards took in an average of 28.5 million viewers to CBS...