| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:55 AM
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,"...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:52 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:26 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:29 AM
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:24 PM
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-...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:48 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:11 AM
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...