| May 28, 2014
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere.
The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Remember Jem and the Holograms? Hasbro’s line of glam rock dolls with bright hair that spawned a short-lived cartoon series in the '80s? No?
Well, they're back, and there's a high-powered team working on the big-screen comeback of the animated...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Movie-advertising network National CineMedia has cut deals with partners including Disney's Maker Studios, Twitter, Shazam Entertainment and the Grammy Awards in a bid to bring sponsored content to the silver screen.
NCM Media Networks is pitching...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
DigiTour Media, a startup that produces concerts and events featuring YouTube stars, has received funding from strategic investors Ryan Seacrest and Advance Publications, parent company of CondÃ© Nast.
Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. L.A.-...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Port Canaveral may have lost a Dream, but now it has some Sunshine.
The Carnival Sunshine arrived this week to replace the Carnival Dream, which had sailed out of Central Florida since its debut in 2009. The Sunshine, while smaller, is one of Carnival...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:13 PM
In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:47 PM
"Jem and the Holograms," the upcoming live-action adaptation of Hasbro's 1980s animated series about a young woman who moonlights as a rock star, just got an infusion of '80s flair and rock 'n' roll edge, adding Molly Ringwald and Juliette Lewis to the...
| May 22, 2014
ScreenHits, a startup that runs an online marketplace for global buyers of TV shows and films, is gearing up to launch a service that will let consumers watch television pilots that haven't been picked up -- promising a new revenue stream for producers...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks.
The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Juliette Lewis and Molly Ringwald have been added to Jon M. Chu's live-action version of the Hasbro cartoon "Jem and the Holograms."
Their roles have not been revealed as of yet.
Ringwald is known as one of the brat pack as she starred in the 1980's...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Barely a month after revealing plans for a live-action film version of "Jem and the Holograms," producers have announced who will bring the sparkly, neon-haired glam rock band to life.
“Nashville” actress Aubrey Peeples has been cast in...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Twilight Sparkle and the rest of the "My Little Pony" corral are set to return for a fifth season of "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic."
The Hub Network has ordered 26 episodes for season five of the hit Hasbro Studios animated series, slated to air in...