| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began.
Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.
In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:33 PM
All Willie Nelson pot-smoking jokes aside, Sunday afternoon's Stuart House benefit at the John Varvatos boutique in West Hollywood -- including a musical performance by the country singer and sons Lukas and Micah -- marked a serious high point in the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Nashville" actress Aubrey Peeples has been cast as the title character in the live-action adaptation of the popular 1980s cartoon "Jem and the Holograms."
Stefanie Scott, "Pretty Little Liars" thesp Aurora Perrineau and Hayley Kiyoko have also joined...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:01 PM
"Nashville" actress Aubrey Peeples is taking her musical skills to the big screen as Jem, the rock-star lead of "Jem and the Holograms," a live-action adaptation of Hasbro's popular 1980s animated series.
Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau and Hayley...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Warm Bodies" and "Crazy, Stupid, Love." actress Analeigh Tipton has come on board the indie thriller "Viral," directed by "Catfish" helmers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.
Horror film powerhouse Jason Blum is producing through Blumhouse Productions...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).
IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Mattel Inc, el mayor fabricante de juguetes del mundo, adquirió la canadiense Mega Brands Inc en cerca de 460 millones de dólares para competir de mejor forma con la danesa Lego, líder en el floreciente mercado de bloques de construcción para niños....
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Jim Henson Co. announced Wednesday that it will partner with Base79, the largest international YouTube-based multichannel network, with the goal of bringing shows like "Pajanimals," "Sid the Science Kid" and "Fraggle Rock" to a global audience via the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Mattel Inc., the nation’s largest toy company, and Barbie, likely its best-known product, are heading into Christmas looking up.
The El Segundo-based company reported net income of $422.8 million, or $1.21 a share, for the third quarter, which...