| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
If not for TMZ, Ray Rice would still be a Raven today and back in the National Football League, having served his joke of a two-game suspension from commissioner Roger Goodell.
The assault on his then-fiancee in an elevator at a New Jersey casino...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
James Avery, a classically trained actor best known for his role as the wealthy uncle of the young rapper Will Smith in the 1990s television comedy "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died at age 65.
Avery's death was confirmed by his publicist, and more...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.
Avery's publicist, Cynthia Snyder, told the Associated Press that Avery died Tuesday. The Associated Press reported...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:32 PM
L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who for 30 years has presided over the city's second NBA franchise, became the object of national outrage and the target of an NBA investigation Saturday after allegedly making derogatory remarks about blacks.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers are not on the market just yet, but the prospect has the city, and the monied people who like to own Big Things, buzzing about who might become the next boss of one of pro basketball's most star-crossed, and now promising,...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:42 AM
With Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice back in the news and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling all over it this week, I have to revisit this post I wrote on TMZ in February, when the Rice-allegedly-knocks-his-then-fiancee-unconscious story...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The woman who recorded Clippers owner Donald Sterling making comments that led to a scandal continued to avoid addressing the controversy to reporters Thursday and instead engaged reporters and photographers staked outside her house with more quizzical...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The CW is joining the comedy and magic club this summer.
The net, which throughout the year typically airs nine drama series as part of its 10-hour schedule, is experimenting with a pair of new half-hour comedies, "Backpackers" (originally a digital...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
FremantleMedia North America alum Donna Redier Linsk has joined Telepictures Prods. as exec VP of business operations and programming.
Move reunites the production vet with Mike Darnell, Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative TV prexy, who previously...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After rumors swirled that Justin Bieber was considering making a move to Atlanta, a local radio station pulled off the ultimate hoax, duping the likes of CNN, TMZ, Gawker, Time and the BBC, among other media outlets.
According to CNN, a morning show on...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:58 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring how losing is winning in the World Cup.
The Skinny: When I'm sick is when I miss New York. If I had a bad cold there and it's 2 a.m., I could just walk up the street to a deli and get some chicken soup and tea with...