First lady Michelle Obama used the bully pulpit of a White House event on Wednesday to urge media companies to curb junk food ads and to restrict kids’ TV characters from appearing in spots for…
Although she's best known as silver-tongued killjoy Sue Sylvester, a scheming cheerleader coach with a propensity for track suits on Fox's "Glee," Jane Lynch's range as an actress runs wide and deep.
Universal has extended its contract with Stephanie Sperber re-upping the executive’s deal to remain as president of Universal Partnerships & Licensing through 2016. New deal comes a year and a half…
The yellow Twinkie-shaped characters have not only helped launch Universal's first family franchise in well over a decade, but have instantly made the studio a major player in the lucrative animation…
Theodore (Ted) Arthur Goetz, a director and producer of television commercials, died from melanoma in Encinitas, Calif., on July 15. He was 84.
Sony Pictures has never had a problem attracting men to its Spider-Man franchise. But as the studio reboots the franchise with the bow of "The Amazing Spider-Man" on July 3, the studio is weaving an…
Social media may be shortening consumers' attention spans, but it's also starting to benefit the entertainment biz, as food marketers speed the process of how they tie their products on supermarket…
Philip Kellogg, former Hollywood producer and William Morris Talent Agency motion picture head, died Feb. 5 in Beverly Hills of natural causes. He was 99, a month away from his 100th birthday.
A satire of health fanaticism in turn-of-the-century America, "The Road to Wellville" is a curiosity of the first order. Amusing without being particularly funny, Alan Parker's unzipped cereal comedy…