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  • In Hollywood, succession is a messy business

     
    Succession moves at News Corp. and Warner Bros. this week shows that succession in Hollywood is a messy business....
  • Judge denies Disney's request for new trial in 'Millionaire' dispute

     
    Disney could be running out of lifelines. A federal district court judge in Riverside on Tuesday denied the Walt Disney Co.'s attempts to overturn a verdict awarding $319 million in damages and interest to the creators of "Who Wants to......
  • Friday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 12 - 18 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 12 - 18 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • James Caan on Film Directing

     
    Nov. 2, 1980: Roderick Mann interviews James Caan and asks when he will direct another film after “Hide in Plain Sight.” Caan says: "A lot of people were very kind when my film opened. Michael Eisner of Paramount told me......
  • Gustavo Dudamel hip-hops it, John Adams shakes it, Neil Diamond plays it cool it at LA Phil Gala

     
    At Walt Disney Concert Hall on Thursday night, Herbie Hancock was enthusing in black tie and Neil Diamond was conspicuously inconspicuous in a sea of silver-haired tuxedoed men and immaculately glamorous women. Meanwhile, on a nearby dance floor, John...
  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Tribune Co. creditors court Michael Eisner and Jeff Shell for top jobs

     
    Former Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael D. Eisner is in discussions that could lead to his return to the media spotlight – as chairman of the now-bankrupt Tribune Co. The media company’s largest creditors are having preliminary conversatio...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding

    'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding
    "Game of Thrones" continues to give the commitment-phobic plenty of reasons to avoid weddings. Fans have only just recovered from the shock and horror of last season's Red Wedding when, in Sunday's episode "The Lion and the Rose," yet another nuptial...
  • Mighty Ducks were no Mickey Mouse expansion team

    Mighty Ducks were no Mickey Mouse expansion team
    Guy Hebert paid the toll for former Disney CEO Michael Eisner naming his company's new 1993 NHL team after its film about a youth hockey team, "The Mighty Ducks." "Two nights before our first game, they gave us a parade down Main Street in Disneyland,"...
  • Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.

    Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover. The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
  • Religious tide turns against 'Noah'

     Religious tide turns against 'Noah'
    Whenever Hollywood makes a movie from a well-loved story or saga — Batman, Tolkien, "50 Shades of Grey" — there's usually a period of ... well ... let's call it adjustment, along with a "spirited" give-and-take among fans over such things as...