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  • Box office top 20: Will Smith's 'Focus' on top with $18.7M

    Will Smith's crime caper "Focus" debuted with $18.7 million, according to final figures Monday, while the previous North American box office leader, "Fifty Shades of Grey," sunk to fourth place. The somewhat weak debut of Warner Bros.' R-rated "Focus,"...
  • Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million

    Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" dethroned "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner...
  • Adam Goodman out as Paramount film president, offered production deal

    Adam Goodman out as Paramount film president, offered production deal
    Adam Goodman is leaving his job as the president of Paramount Pictures' film group, according to an internal memo from the studio's Chairman and Chief Executive Brad Grey.  In the note to staff obtained by The Times, Grey said Goodman is...
  • Paramount Pictures film President Adam Goodman is said to be exiting

    Paramount Pictures film President Adam Goodman is said to be exiting
    Adam Goodman is leaving his job as the president of Paramount Pictures' film group, according to a person close to the studio.  The Viacom-owned movie studio's domestic box-office market share has shrunk in recent years, and in 2014 ranked last among...
  • Doug Herzog takes over MTV, VH-1 in Viacom restructuring

    Doug Herzog takes over MTV, VH-1 in Viacom restructuring
    Cable giant Viacom Inc. has restructured its large portfolio of TV channels while expanding the responsibilities of veteran programming executive Doug Herzog. Herzog now will oversee the MTV, VH-1 and Logo channels in addition to two popular networks...
  • MTV architect Van Toffler to leave Viacom

    MTV architect Van Toffler to leave Viacom
    One of the last of the MTV originals -- a man who helped introduce the world to "Beavis & Butthead," "The Real World," "Jackass," "The Osbournes," "Jersey Shore," and an infamous question posed to President Clinton: "Is it boxers or briefs?" -- is leaving...
  • Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson to make shows for Spike TV

    Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson to make shows for Spike TV
    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, a graduate of Bethlehem Township's Freedom High School, has inked a deal to produce new shows for Spike TV. At a presentation to advertisers this week in New York City, Spike TV announced it has partnered with Johnson and ex-...
  • Dwayne Johnson inks deal with Spike TV

    Dwayne Johnson inks deal with Spike TV
    As if Freedom grad Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson isn’t busy enough producing a new HBO documentary about a boot camp prison, the former WWE wrestler inked a deal to produce new shows for Spike TV. At an Upfront presentation to...
  • Competition for kid audiences moves to Internet screens

    Competition for kid audiences moves to Internet screens
    Listen up, little ones! You're at the epicenter of a brewing content battleground that heated up last week with several announcements: Netflix and Amazon are shelling out more bucks on children's content, and YouTube also upped the ante. With tykes...
  • SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription

    SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription
    SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering. What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
  • New Al Haymon-Spike TV boxing series to debut with Southland card

    New Al Haymon-Spike TV boxing series to debut with Southland card
    Shawn Porter lost his welterweight world title on premium cable network Showtime last year, but the former welterweight world champion is back with a chance to redeem himself in front of a wider audience. That’s the appeal and pitch of another new...