| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lucille Ball took Robert Osborne under her wing more than 50 years ago when the Turner Classic Movies host was a fledgling young actor in Hollywood. The legendary "I Love Lucy'" star ended up changing the course of Osborne's life.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
With Emmy weekend officially rounding the corner, so are a slew of posh parties to celebrate the stars and their accomplishments in the realm of television.
Equally as busy as the TV industry is leading event producer Tony Schubert, who with his event...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Veteran Hollywood marketer Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected the first African American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out the film industry's Oscars each year.
Isaacs, a longtime academy...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is celebrating the 60th anniversary of one of the crown jewels of the golden age of Hollywood -- Fred Zinnemann's "From Here to Eternity."
The winner of eight Academy Awards, including for best picture, director and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Much of L.A. based designer Tadashi Shoji’s $50-million empire is devoted to cocktail dresses and evening gowns for real -- albeit glamorous -- people, garments that range in price from about $200 to $500. His collection is sold in stores such as...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:36 PM
It's the safe choice. It's also the right choice.
Tapping Ellen DeGeneres to host the 2014 Oscar ceremony won't win the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences huge headlines, set social media afire or win acclaim for outside-the-box thinking.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Five of the last seven hosts to stand at the Oscar podium were doing it for the first time. Not so for this year’s choice, Ellen DeGeneres, who emceed movie’s biggest night back in 2007. That offers a chance to read some tea leaves for this...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Second time’s the charm for Ellen DeGeneres, who announced via her Twitter page Friday morning that she’s returning to host the 2014 Oscars.
“It’s official: I’m hosting the #Oscars!” DeGeneres wrote. “I’...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Cellphone use at movie theaters is a modern etiquette dilemma that inspires heated debates and occasional popcorn throwing.
But a blogger's call to 911 during a Toronto International Film Festival screening Monday has kicked the issue up a level.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Eight is enough? It is for Oprah Winfrey. The media mogul will visit "Late Show with David Letterman" for the first time in eight years.
Her return, which will take place Aug. 1, marks her second visit to the show -- the first was that aggrandized...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
An E-Z-Go golf cart, a Yamaha grand piano, some Lladro figurines. It's the stuff of two long and remarkable lives — the lives of Bob and Dolores Hope. He lived to be 100, she 102, and together they hosted more than six decades' worth of presidents...