Martin Franks has been a quiet power behind the throne at CBS for a quarter century. On Wednesday, he took a moment in the spotlight to announce his plan to retire on Sept. 30. Franks, exec veep of…
Billion Dollar Entertainer: Janet Jackson
Back before her 1986 breakthrough, "Control," then-teenage Janet Jackson was still mostly known as Michael's Little Sister.
Janet Jackson's prolific career is marked by her irresistibly catchy dance anthems. And when she first broke through to the top of the charts with 1986's "Nasty," she established her own style…
Janet Jackson has been an activist for AIDS prevention and research for a long time and in February she was honored by amfAR, an organization she has been involved with for the past 15 years.
At a time when Michigan's hard-hit industrial economy continues to sputter, the klieg lights are on for the state's new growth engine: entertainment. But while filming in the state has experienced an…
The Tolkien Trust (a British charity that manages the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien) and publisher HarperCollins brought a $150 million lawsuit against New Line Cinema on Monday, claiming the trust has…
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