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  • CBS' Leslie Moonves paid $67 million in 2013; Redstone gets $57 million

    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation. The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
  • FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.

    FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.
    After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke. The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
  • 'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies

    'Tosh.0' host pays tribute to man mistakenly killed by deputies
    Comedy Central TV host Daniel Tosh took to Twitter to remember John Winkler, the aspiring TV producer mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies this week. Winkler worked as a temporary production assistant on Tosh's show, "Tosh.0"...
  • CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013

    CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013
    CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck. Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
  • Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?

    Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?
    Like many Americans last week, I greeted the news of David Letterman's retirement in 2015 with regretful acceptance. I love him with a love deep and true, but the man is pushing 70, and at least we could look forward to another year of his fine,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief

    Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief
    And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty. It seems in every way a sensible...
  • When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession

    When Stephen met Dave: The path to Colbert's Letterman succession
    Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on CBS late night sometime in 2015. The news was met with cheers by many, jeers by a few, but most important, it apparently has the blessing of Dave himself. In a statement released Thursday morning,...
  • Stephen Colbert: Best moments from his cable years

    Sometime next year, Stephen Colbert will ascend from the world of basic cable into the vaunted heavens of network broadcast when he takes over the CBS late night spot from David Letterman. While he surely has years and years of great TV moments ahead of...
  • CBS should've hired the other 'Stephen Colbert' to replace Letterman

    After much speculation about who would take over for David Letterman on the "Late Show" after he retires next year, CBS announced Thursday that it will be Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert. That's a disappointing choice. What we need in a late-night host...
  • Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?

    Can 'God's Not Dead' relive its early success this weekend?
    Preaching to the choir may not impress movie critics, but it seems to work at the box office, if the success of the micro-budget Christian movie "God's Not Dead" is any indication. The indie film about a college student who debates his atheist professor...
  • TV ratings: Fox's 'Hell's Kitchen' and NBC's 'Community' hit lows

    TV ratings: Fox's 'Hell's Kitchen' and NBC's 'Community' hit lows
    ABC and CBS virtually tied in the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic Thursday night, according to early numbers from Nielsen.  Fox's "Hell's Kitchen," the Gordon Ramsay chef show, fell 18% to a 1.4 in 18-49, its lowest number yet for a regularly...
  • Stephen Colbert 'Only Logical Successor' for Letterman, Leslie Moonves Says

    CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves considers Stephen Colbert the "only logical successor" for David Letterman on the "Late Show." In an interview with "CBS This Morning," Moonves said Colbert stood out from the sea of talent vying for the coveted seat. "It...