| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to give 'Nashville' another chance.
The Skinny: It feels like Thursday but it's only Wednesday. Normally this would bug me, but I have so much work I'm trying to get done before next week that I'm actually kind...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, are close to finalizing their divorce, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
The estranged couple has negotiated a settlement that will bring their 14-year marriage to an end....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Walt Disney Co. has hired a new advertising agency to oversee media planning for its movie studio.
OMD, whose clients include Pepsi and Visa, on Wednesday landed the Disney Studios account, which handles an estimated $800 million a year in advertising...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:58 AM
NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, have reached a settlement in their pending divorce -- and sealed it with a kiss.
At a hearing Wednesday morning in New York state court in Manhattan, the couple told a judge they...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before digging out the umbrella and raincoat.
The Skinny: I've lived in Los Angeles on and off for more than 12 years and I'm still amazed that a little rain is the lead story on the news and brings traffic to a grinding halt. Well,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to deliver this via drones.
The Skinny: You know, the Redskins have plenty of ways to beat themselves. They didn't need the extra help they got from the referees Sunday night. I'm still mad about that one....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Finding a closer to replace Mariano Rivera isn't the only headache the Yankees face this off-season. The team's YES Network, which carries most of its games, will soon need a new distribution deal with Time Warner Cable, the biggest pay-TV operator in the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School.
Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rupert Murdoch's newly streamlined 21st Century Fox media company missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the fiscal first quarter, despite raking in higher revenue from television programming fees and advertising sales.
The quarter ended Sept....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Rupert Murdoch has closed on the Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel-Air five months after entering escrow. The News Corp. chairman paid $28.8 million for the 13-acre winery and mansion.
The property, which was listed earlier this year at $29.5 million,...