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Filming in Los Angeles on the rise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles saw an uptick in feature filming during the first quarter of this year, but television production activity dipped compared with the same period a year ago, according to a […]

04/16/2014

George Strait, left, and Miranda Lambert perform on stage at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

George Strait wins Entertainer of the Year at ACM Awards

(AP) – George Strait won the top honor, entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas. He took the fan-voted award for the second time – […]

04/07/2014

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Logan Lerman, left, and Russell Crowe in a scene from "Noah." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Niko Tavernise)

Malaysia, Indonesia ban Biblical epic ‘Noah’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Malaysia and Indonesia have banned the Biblical epic “Noah,” joining other Muslim nations that forbid the Hollywood movie for its visual depiction of the prophet. Film censors in both countries […]

04/07/2014

Host David Letterman smiles on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman." (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo)

David Letterman to retire in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) – David Letterman’s departure from the late-night realm won’t just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV. […]

04/04/2014

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‘Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

NEW YORK (AP) – James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” “Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65. Rebhorn’s agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the […]

03/24/2014

In this 1936 file photo, actress Shirley Temple is photographed as she appeared in Poor Little Rich Girl. (AP Photo/File)

Shirley Temple dead at 85

CALIFORNIA (AP) – Former Hollywood child star and “America’s little darling” Shirley Temple Black has died from natural causes in her California home late Monday night. She was 85. Her agent released a statement saying, […]

02/11/2014

The Oscar statue in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Oscar Nominations 2014: Complete List

Here is the complete list of 86th Annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday: 1. Best Picture: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years a Slave,” “The Wolf of Wall […]

01/16/2014

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Emmy celebrations under way with multiple parties

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) – Even the Emmy host needs to blow off some steam before the big show. Neil Patrick Harris sipped a cocktail and bantered with friends at Entertainment Weekly’s pre-Emmy party, one […]

09/21/2013

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers issue fraud alert

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have issued a fraud alert, warning Clippers fans about the potential dangers of purchasing 2013 Playoff tickets from a third party.

04/19/2013

Ann Greenberg

Ann Greenberg on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski interviews Ann Greenberg, an incredible entrepreneur in the entertainment technology sector, who sold her company Gracenote to Sony for over $260 million.

01/25/2013

'Rock Hall' honors music pioneer

CLEVELAND (AP) – Still rockin’ at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago. “And as soon as I can get someone to guide me […]

10/27/2012

'Taken 2' takes down 'Argo' in close weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Liam Neeson’s “Taken 2″ has defended its box-office title with a narrow win over Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” Sunday studio estimates put 20th Century Fox’s action sequel “Taken 2″ at No. 1 […]

10/14/2012

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