| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The new fall TV season doesn't roll out until next week, but NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt has already received a big vote of confidence from his bosses.
NBCUniversal on Friday extended Greenblatt's employment contract through 2017 even...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The battle over healthcare reform legislation has always been as much about politics as policy. So it's not surprising that, as full implementation of the law approaches, the tactics are looking more and more like the last-ditch smears of a failing...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The trade group for California’s new car dealers wants the state Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ advertising practices, alleging that the upstart automaker is violating various state and federal laws in marketing...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped.
The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Ellen DeGeneres will test the power of social media -- and the increasingly symbiotic relationship between Twitter and television -- during next year's Academy Awards telecast.
On Friday, illustrating her proclivity for Twitter, DeGeneres announced in a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Dorene Butler received what looked like a check for $1,198 the other day, but it didn't pass the smell test.
For one thing, the accompanying letter said that "we have attempted contacting you on several occasions." There had been no such attempts.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The business community of San Diego has mostly kept silent during the furor over whether San Diego Mayor Bob Filner should resign amid allegations that he sexually harassed staff members, constituents and others.
Former Mayor Jerry...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Spanish-language radio star Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo is borrowing a page from Howard Stern.
Three weeks after severing ties with Univision Radio, Sotelo has made a deal to bounce to SiriusXM satellite radio. This fall, Sotelo will launch a Spanish-language...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Dunkin' Donuts on Friday apologized and will pull an advertising campaign running in Thailand that features a model in blackface makeup offering a chocolate doughnut.
Dunkin' Donuts in Thailand had come under fire Friday for an ad that the Human Rights...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:45 PM
ABC has wrapped up the bulk of its upfront advertising sales for the upcoming television season, holding back some commercial time to sell throughout the year.
After more than two months of negotiations with the various ad agencies, the Walt Disney Co.-...