| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Most heads of a television network feel the duties and responsibilities of running such an enterprise can be all-consuming.
Oprah Winfrey, who is the chief executive of OWN, doesn't believe that.
With OWN on relatively steady footing after a shaky...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HSN has shopped for and found its partners to expand its footprint in Hollywood.
The shopping giant has named United Entertainment Group as its marketing partnership agency of record.
HSN already has opened a Los Angeles office with UEG to develop and...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In the battle for home shoppers, HSN has long trailed rival QVC. But as it continues to rebrand itself, executives at the Florida-based company may have found the answer to attract more viewers, and as a result, more customers: Hollywood.
Through a new...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Whether or not a $6.5-million offer was music to "Glee" co-creator and writer Ryan Murphy's ears, he has let his Malibu beach house go for that amount. Murphy bought the contemporary Mediterranean last year for $6,562,500.
Entered through a courtyard...
| Oct 28, 2012
Just in time for the elections, actress and political activist Jane Fonda and music producer Richard Perry have sold their house in Hollywood Hills West for $8.5 million.
The traditional-style home was built in 1942 for actor Ronald Reagan and his...
| Nov 6, 2010
Florence Welch emerged onto a CBS soundstage one afternoon last month in a vintage champagne-colored dress, her distinctive red hair framing her pale face. Both hands were trembling, but she fought to remain still.
Once the cameraman cued and she began...
| Dec 30, 2010
As director Alejandro González Iñárritu remembers it, he and Javier Bardem first met at "The Losers Party."
It was Oscar night 2001 and Iñárritu had just been overlooked by the academy — for the first time. The then-38-year-old filmmaker celebrated...
| Jul 22, 2012
With their matching paisley mini dresses, matching teal streaks in their hair and matching snakeskin booties, fashion designers Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor are a head-turning vision as they breeze into Soho House, two peas in a haute-hippie...
| Aug 15, 2010
Fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir-turned-movie "Eat Pray Love" won't have to settle for a dog-eared book or a ticket stub as the only mementos of their literary and cinematic journeys through Italy, India and Bali. A massive amount of related merchandise...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 12:47 PM
"Glee" mastermind Ryan Murphy has sold a Sunset Strip-area home for $2,775,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The Carl Maston-designed Midcentury Modern was built in 1947 and restored. Wood-framed glass walls open to a swimming pool, lawn and...
| May 7, 2011
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale at $9,975,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
Climbing vines and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. Encompassing nearly...