| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:20 PM
If it takes a village to raise a child, it took a principality to bring "Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' " to the screen.
A five-year odyssey of false starts, studio abandonment and piecemeal financing, "The Butler" arrives in theaters Friday with 37...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Can the onetime queen of daytime television rule the box office?
That will be the question at the multiplex this weekend as "The Butler," which features Oprah Winfrey's first major movie performance in 15 years, faces off against the R-rated action...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Paramount Pictures turned in another disappointing performance, contributing to an 18% drop in quarterly earnings for parent company Viacom Inc., the media conglomerate reported Wednesday.
The Melrose Avenue movie studio suffered from the DVD blues...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:22 AM
As the critically acclaimed AMC series "Breaking Bad" moves toward its conclusion, viewers took to Twitter in droves Sunday to discuss the explosive developments of "To'hajiilee."
As the episode erupted in a breathless shootout, viewers reacted with...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Avatar Korra may be the star of the Nickelodeon series “The Legend of Korra,” but the heroine couldn't have gotten […]...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Michael Boatman have joined the Nickelodeon family to star in NickMom’s first scripted comedy, "Instant Mom." Premiering Sunday, this Mom-centric, primetime program is built around Tia Mowry-Hardrict’s...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In the first North American date of a world tour dubbed the Mrs. Carter Show, Beyoncé was the main attraction at Staples Center on Friday night for Day 1 of the BET Experience, which will also bring acts such as Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly and Kendrick Lamar...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Compton-born rapper Ice Cube probably already knew the answer, but he asked the question anyway at the Greek Theatre on Sunday : “Is this an old school crowd or a new school crowd?”
The old schoolers bellowed louder, of course. Cube,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The moment of unplanned silence prompted by a midceremony miscue between groom and DJ still stings. Music, after all, was to occupy a key spot in our recent wedding, playing a role otherwise reserved for scripture, prayer, meditation or hymn in a more...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There is a particular sound to the R&B and hip-hop music coming out of Los Angeles right now, an approach stylistically distinctive from the current rhythms emanating from New York, Atlanta or Chicago.
Despite predictions that the Internet would...