| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Jonas Engwall has been appointed as CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, the newly formed broadcast group.
He will be based in Singapore and report directly to the board of directors.
"Jonas has vast experience in international broadcasting, and a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The production offices of "The Arsenio Hall Show" at Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood have that unmistakable New Show Smell -- the gasoline-tinged fragrance of freshly erected cubicle partitions, desktop filing shelves, whiteboards and erasable markers...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Meeting Arsenio Hall at a hotel restaurant in Chicago, several things strike you:
He is extremely polite and instantly likable, good qualities in someone once again asking America to spend an hour each weeknight with him. His Chicago background, while...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Adam Carolla, who launched his entertainment career as a stand-up comic, has raised $1.36 million via a crowdfunding campaign for a feature film set in the world of comedy clubs.
Carolla, who is using Donald Trump's Fund Anything site, will write, direct...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
CBS Corp. is pushing into the Southeast Asian TV market in a pact with RTL Group to launch two entertainment channels in more than two dozen fast-growing territories.
The first of the channels, dubbed RTL CBS Entertainment, is set to launch in September....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:23 PM
For Arsenio Hall, revisiting the talk show circuit after a nearly 20-year absence, comes with at least two caveats for the Dog Pound looking to get reacquainted with their ol' late night pal: less hair, littler shoulder pads.
"It's kind of the same...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:45 AM
"The Bible" is getting its holy sequel.
NBC said Monday it was teaming with resident producer Mark Burnett ("The Voice," "Celebrity Apprentice") for "A.D.: Beyond the Bible" (working title), the follow-up to this spring's popular cable miniseries "The...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Seven months after a North Shore entrepreneur prevented the Christmas Eve shuttering of a popular wheat- and gluten-free bakery in Evanston, it is expanding to Highland Park.
Rose's Cafe and Bakery is expected to open at 478 Central Ave. next month,...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:49 AM
UPDATED: Two music legends helped put two very different shows at the top of Sunday's ratings locally and nationally.
A segment on Michael Jackson's property brought viewers to CBS' "60 Minutes" regular edition, which had 175,700 viewers in Central...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK -- NBC is hoping that sitcom pros Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes can conjure their magic once more.
The beleaguered network announced its 2013-14 lineup Sunday with a focus on restocking its dwindling comedy pantry. "The Office" and "30 Rock"...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:34 AM
UPDATE: NASCAR had the most viewers in Central Florida Sunday night, but "60 Minutes" was the big winner nationally.
In the Orlando TV market, delays pushed NASCAR into prime time Sunday, and the Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 in Talladega averaged...