| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Veteran television programming executive Jordan Levin has joined Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox Entertainment Studios as executive vice president.
A former senior executive at Walt Disney Co. and chief executive of the now-defunct WB Network, Levin also...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:39 AM
WWE has donated $25,000 to the East LA Boys & Girls Club as part of its Be a STAR anti-bullying initiative, which WWE co-founded with The Creative Coalition in 2011.
The Be a STAR grant will support and fund parent workshops and training taught by local...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:37 AM
CM Punk, one of the most popular wrestlers in WWE, left the company Monday before a live airing of its flagship "Monday Night Raw" TV show.
Punk told Vince McMahon, the owner of the company, that he was going home, and he did.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Twitter was alive with discussion about actor Matt Smith's final appearance as the time-traveling protagonist of the long-running BBC science-fiction series "Doctor Who."
The Eleventh Doctor's farewell performance, in an episode telecast on Christmas...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:44 AM
During a recent visit to the White House, Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh watched a video of President Obama shooting hoops.
In the video, from last year's Easter Egg Roll, Obama made just two of 22 shot attempts while playing with children and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:16 AM
WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young, whose goal was to compete in a pro wrestling match on her 100th birthday, died Tuesday night at the age of 90 in Columbia, S.C.
"There will never be another Mae Young," WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Vince McMahon said....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Satellite broadcaster DirecTV is less than thrilled with the WWE's plans to launch an online network and said it will have to rethink its relationship with the programmer and whether it will continue to offer its pay-per-view specials.
As part of the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Wrestling impresario Vince McMahon is going over the top.
No, that's not a new move he's going to display on WWE's TV shows "Friday Night Smackdown" or "Monday Night Raw." It's the technological platform that the WWE Corp. is using to launch its long-...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:35 PM
After four years and tens of millions of dollars spent on developing a new channel, WWE Corp. ultimately decided to bet on itself.
Its new network, unveiled Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is not a traditional channel that...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before the first of many trips to Pasadena.
The Skinny: The winter version of the Television Critics Assn. press tour kicks off today in Pasadena. Are you as excited as I am? Actually, it's not so bad (good schmoozing and free food)...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:27 AM
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A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral.
Justine Sacco, a director of...