| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It was all about the cowabungas and pizza at the premiere of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" at the Regency Village Theater in Los Angles on Sunday.
Star Will Arnett said growing up it was his little brother who was more of a fan of the turtles. "I was...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Viacom is hoping some muscular turtles can stomp out the doldrums at its Paramount Pictures movie studio.
Paramount this week releases the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, which comes on the heels of the studio's summer blockbuster, "Transformers:...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The lights didn't go out on CBS Corp. during the first quarter.
The Super Bowl -- which was marred by a third-quarter power outage that dimmed the lights in the New Orleans Superdome -- helped the broadcasting giant rake in more than $4 billion in...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. Chairman Sumner Redstone may be a billionaire, but according to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service he’s also a tax deliquent.
Emphasis on the word delinquent.
According to a U.S. tax court filing, first obtained by...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to find a hardware store.
The Skinny: It was a tough choice but I decided to go with the season finale of FX's "The Americans" last night instead of ABC's "Nashville," which I recorded for later. Let this be a lesson to...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:45 PM
New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb wants Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. to spin off its Culver City entertainment business.
CBS Corp. might like that, too.
Loeb, whose Third Point funds own more than $1 billion in Sony stock, sent a letter...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to persuade Netflix to make another season of "Men of a Certain Age."
The Skinny: So far I've gotten through seven episodes of "Arrested Development." Unlike others who powered through all 15 like a kid with a pizza in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:49 AM
CBS Corp. has elevated its top financial executive, Joseph Ianniello, into the expanded role of chief operating officer.
Ianniello, 45, becomes the second-ranked operating executive in the broadcasting company, after Chief Executive Leslie Moonves. ...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before the first of many trips to Pasadena.
The Skinny: The winter version of the Television Critics Assn. press tour kicks off today in Pasadena. Are you as excited as I am? Actually, it's not so bad (good schmoozing and free food)...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period.
For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...