Skittish employers slashed 533,000 jobs in November, the most in 34 years, catapulting the unemployment rate to 6.7 percent, dramatic proof the country is careening deeper into recession.
A broken O.J. Simpson has been sentenced to at least 15 years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel armed robbery by a judge who rejected his apology and said, "It was much more than stupidity."
Tracy Fullerton, director of Electronic Arts Game Innovation Lab, has been tapped as holder of the EA Endowed Faculty Chair at a formal ceremony at 6 p.m. on Dec 9 at USC's Robert Zemeckis Center for…
If the problem of film piracy is not met face on, the British film industry faces the prospect of collapsing "like a house of cards" warned Callum McDougall, exec producer of boffo Bond pic "Quantum…
The battle for the hearts and minds of SAG actors has kicked into high gear with both sides warning of apocalyptic consequences from the upcoming strike authorization vote.
NBC Universal is downsizing its workforce by 500 staffers worldwide — the latest move in the Peacock's plan to slice $500 million out of its 2009 budget.
Viacom said Wednesday that it is slashing 850 jobs -- or 7% of its total workforce -- in an ominous sign that massive cost cuts are in the works around the entertainment industry as it braces for a…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Politico reports that Chris Matthews is seriously considering a run for the Senate in Pennsylvania, and is even pondering whether to quit MSNBC…
The former presidential candidate and "Law & Order" star will guest on ABC’s "Life on Mars."
Variety’s theater critic David Rooney weighs in: "So what if by composer Marc Shaiman's own admission it's six weeks too late — the song is funny, the performers have a blast mugging up a storm and…
The recession-damaged book biz is reeling from a nasty succession of deep cutbacks.