| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sarah Silverman didn't hold back in her performance at the Friends of the Saban Community Clinic Annual Dinner Gala at the Beverly Hilton in L.A. Nov. 26. Still, even she had to give pause a couple of times.
"I shouldn't mention Walt Disney being a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period.
For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It is a truism of the television biz that a single hit show can turn a network around. For Showtime, the dawn of "Dexter" in 2006 didn't so much turn the ship around as it charted a course for the future.
In so doing, the show built a platform that...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Time Warner Cable dropped an unspecified number of customers as a direct result of the 32-day blackout of CBS stations in major markets and the loss of Showtime nationwide, but chief operating officer Rob Marcus said the MSO had no choice in the situation...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Showtime is developing a one-hour scripted series that takes a peek behind the scenes of a professional basketball team, with NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis on board as exec producers. The series...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable Inc. and CBS Corp. reached an agreement that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas.
The new distribution deal, which runs...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Take heart, "Dexter" fans.
Showtime will be back on Bright House Networks in a day after resolution to a fee dispute, CBS Corp. and the cable provider announced Monday evening.
Bright House Networks Chief Executive Officer Steve Miron said that CBS-...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Jay Z, Kanye West, Pearl Jam, Run-D.M.C. and Passion Pit are just a few of the top musicians featured in "Made in America," a doc acquired by Showtime from Imagine Entertainment.
Produced by Imagine's Brian Grazer and Ron Howard along with Jay Z, "Made...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Although neither side is taking shots at each other publicly, there is an undercurrent of tension between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. as the two companies attempt to negotiate a new distribution deal.
Time Warner Cable's agreement to carry CBS-owned...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Where does the standoff between CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable stand?
In a release issued Monday, the CBS broadcast network sounds as if it's digging in. In a fight over retransmission fees, Time Warner on Friday afternoon blacked out the CBS-owned...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Shed a tear, "Dexter" fans. The end is near, and you may not be able to watch the drama this weekend.
A fee dispute between CBS Corp., which owns Showtime, and Bright House Networks means that the premium channel is off the cable system in Central...