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  • Sean Hannity: 'I am not going to stop trying to find the truth'

    Sean Hannity: 'I am not going to stop trying to find the truth'

    Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed because he provided emails to WikiLeaks. On Tuesday, Fox News retracted the online story that an FBI...

  • Bollywood movie 'Dangal' dominates China's box office

    Bollywood movie 'Dangal' dominates China's box office

    The inspirational Bollywood drama “Dangal” blew past the $100-million mark in China's box office last week, adding $51.3 million to its total gross. It marks the second consecutive week that “Dangal” topped China's box office charts, according to the film consulting firm Artisan Gateway. The movie...

  • Cyberattacks once again roil Hollywood, but can anything be done about it?

    Cyberattacks once again roil Hollywood, but can anything be done about it?

    Like most large corporations, major Hollywood studios are fond of outsourcing. From coming attraction trailers that are designed to draw audiences into cinemas to eye-popping 3-D visual effects that burst off the screen, studios routinely farm out large chunks of work to vendors around the globe...

  • CBS extends Leslie Moonves' CEO contract to 2021

    CBS extends Leslie Moonves' CEO contract to 2021

    CBS Corp. has extended its employment agreement with Chief Executive Leslie Moonves for an additional two years — pushing the boss’ retirement date to June 30, 2021. The move, announced Monday, marks the latest extension for Moonves, who joined CBS in 1995 as entertainment president. He transformed...

  • 'Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly' is coming to NBC in June

    'Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly' is coming to NBC in June

    If it’s Sunday, it’s Megyn Kelly on NBC. The former Fox News anchor told an audience of ad executives at the NBC upfront sales presentation Monday at New York’s Radio City Music Hall that her new news magazine program will premiere in June. Airing Sundays at 7 p.m., it will compete directly against...

  • 'Great Wall' producer Peter Loehr to step down as CEO of Legendary East

    'Great Wall' producer Peter Loehr to step down as CEO of Legendary East

    Movie producer Peter Loehr will step down as the chief executive of Legendary Entertainment’s Chinese subsidiary, the company said Thursday. Loehr, who has run Beijing-based Legendary East for about five years, will leave the production company June 1. No reason was given for the exit, and no replacement...

  • ‘The Fate of the Furious’ becomes highest grossing film ever in China

    ‘The Fate of the Furious’ becomes highest grossing film ever in China

    “The Fate of the Furious” has become Hollywood’s highest-grossing film in China. Universal Pictures’ action film, the eighth installment in its “Fast and the Furious” franchise, earned an additional $43.7 million last week, bringing its total gross to $360.4 million, according to film industry...

  • Time Warner profit jumps 17%, lifted by 'Lego Batman,' 'Kong' and NCAA basketball

    Time Warner profit jumps 17%, lifted by 'Lego Batman,' 'Kong' and NCAA basketball

    Time Warner Inc. roared past Wall Street’s expectations with first-quarter profit up 17%, thanks to higher fees for its TV networks and strong theatrical results by Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Batman Movie” and “Kong: Skull Island.” The strength of Time Warner’s programming, including its premium HBO...

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