| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The mischievous minions of "Despicable Me 2" seem to be overwhelming "The Lone Ranger" at the box office on this long holiday weekend. The 3-D animated feature opened to an estimated $34.3 million, the biggest-ever Wednesday opening for distributor...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:31 AM
With "Despicable Me 2" dominating the Fourth of July box office, it was no holiday for "The Lone Ranger."
The animated 3-D film had a lot to celebrate over the long Independence Day weekend as it took in an explosive $142.1 million between its debut...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:27 AM
After the coffee. Before going for Dwight Howard's job at the Lakers.
The Skinny: Spent the weekend watching some of season one of "The Sopranos." Forgot how great that show was. Monday's headlines include the box office recap and a look at "The Lone...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers.
The new take on...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.
“Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:11 AM
"The Voice" regained some of its young-adult audience Monday after missing a beat last week as the series transitioned into live-competition mode.
The NBC singing competition, now in its second week of live rounds, drew nearly 11.9 million viewers,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Reteamed with "Pirates of the Caribbean" producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, Johnny Depp stars in this revision of the Western legend ... but the title role of the masked man belongs to Armie Hammer ("The Social Network").
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Ratings for Fox's new sci-fi show "Almost Human" took a hit in its second night on Monday -- no surprise, because Sunday night's series debut benefited from a big NFL game lead-in.
Monday's telecast drew 6.8 million viewers and a rating of 2.3 in the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Walt Disney Co. has hired a new advertising agency to oversee media planning for its movie studio.
OMD, whose clients include Pepsi and Visa, on Wednesday landed the Disney Studios account, which handles an estimated $800 million a year in advertising...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:46 AM
James Spader is again proving to be a winner for NBC as the freshman FBI drama he stars in, "Blacklist," reached its midseason finale Monday night.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, the show drew 12.26 million viewers overall and a rating of 3....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to hide from all the Ron Burgundy hype.
The Skinny: I'm trying to figure out whether to get out of town for Christmas. I have no big plans here and figure if I'm somewhere else it will at least feel like I'm doing...