President Obama, at a morning taping of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," was asked whether he's been watching the GOP debates. "I'm going to wait until everybody is voted off the island before …Once…
Remember the premise of "The Producers," where struggling Broadway impresarios hatch a get-rich-quick scheme to make a big bomb, but instead create something that is so bad it is good. That is the…
Appearing at his second fundraiser last night at the Hancock Park home of Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, President Obama warned a crowd of prominent Latino figures in showbiz, politics and…
Earnings, Wall Street plaudits and deal speculation buffeted media and tech stocks Monday, with CBS and Yahoo out on top and Netflix by far the biggest loser.
Almost from the moment that President Obama's plane landed at LAX, traffic slowed to a crawl on Wilshire Boulevard. Irate commuters expressed their frustrations on Twitter and Facebook. And after…
Gorging on new content will help Netflix shake off its troubles, but as CEO Reed Hastings signaled during the company's third-quarter earnings call Monday, even that strategy comes with challenges.
Jon Lovett, who left the White House during the summer to pursue a screenwriting career, is now onboard an NBC pilot called "1600 Penn," about a dysfunctional first family. As Variety's Andrew…
Peter Bart calls "J. Edgar," Clint Eastwood's biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, "gripping," and writes that the profile of the FBI legend is "a measured one." "A driven man who fought fiercely to…
Toymaker Mattel Monday announced plans to acquire Hit Ent. for $680 million in cash from U.K. private equity firm Apax Partners.
A pair of advisory motions approved Sunday at SAG's national membership meeting make it seem likely that plans to merge Hollywood's two biggest performer unions will face some significant opposition.
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