| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
For its next reality show, NBC is heading to space -- literally.
The Peacock has announced a deal for "Space Race," a competition series from Mark Burnett's One Three Media. Program will allow everyday people to compete for a chance to win a trip to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:52 PM
NBC is hoping to get a space-travel reality show off the ground this time.
The network is teaming up with producer Mark Burnett and billionaire Richard Branson to make "Space Race," a competition series that would send the winner up in SpaceShipTwo,...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Flying foreign airlines can be so much more pleasant than our domestic options. On a recent KLM flight to Amsterdam, the Dutch airline behaved as if it was in the customer-service industry, not merely transporting a bunch of people from one point to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:39 PM
MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya — After an exhausting but exhilarating late afternoon drive into the African bush, we continue our bumpy journey over rocks and fallen branches. Jackson, our driver and guide, expertly maneuvers the four-wheel-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Daniel Porter, the former chief executive of the mobile game studio OMGPOP, has been named head of talent agency WME's digital department, the company said Tuesday.
Porter began working out of the Beverly Hills-based agency's New York office on Tuesday....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:03 AM
One tweet led to another and on Wednesday, British business magnate Sir Richard Branson agreed to donate $2,000 to Glendale's winter shelter, which has been hitting its 80-bed capacity nightly despite a bare-bones budget....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Just minutes before the retired space shuttle Endeavour was flown over the state Capitol on its way to a Los Angeles museum, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he signed legislation to give a boost to the commercial space-travel industry in California....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Digital-footprint tracker Reputation.com announced this week that it acquired password manager MySocialCloud, a startup born at USC two years ago.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it appears to be a significant achievement for...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Virgin Produced, the entertainment production arm of Richard Branson's vast Virgin empire, has landed a distribution deal with ClearVision to offer up programming to the company's broadcast network airing inside airports around the globe.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Justin Bieber in outer space? We imagine that's right about where his Calabasas neighbors would like to see him these days.
Bieber and manager Scooter Braun have signed up for a Virgin Galactic suborbital flight, Virgin founder Richard Branson...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Kate Winslet is pregnant for the third time, this time expecting with her hubby of seven months, Ned Rocknroll.
The baby will be the Oscar winner's third. She had one daughter with first husband Jim Threapleton and a son with second husband Sam Mendes....
| May 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A guest at a charity auction at Cannes has paid 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio.
AmFAR, a nonprofit devoted to AIDS research, held the auction Thursday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as part of its...