Weather porn? Storms take over evening news venerdý, 12 Dicembre 2014 - 12:29 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The correspondent most frequently seen on either ABC, CBS or NBC's evening newscasts this year doesn't work out of the White House or some overseas trouble zone. It's Ginger Zee, ABC's meteorologist.
Did torture stop UK terror attack? Al-Qaeda terrorist captured in... venerdý, 12 Dicembre 2014 - 09:20 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media If looks could KILL! Cringeworthy moment Sony co-chairman tried to embrace Angelina Jolie at Hollywood movie screening - just hours after humiliating 'spoiled brat' emails were leaked Veteran Fox News correspondent who visited Bin Laden's lair and covered Arab Spring uprisings is found dead in his apartment after committing suicide 'Campus rape is really a clumsy hook-up melodrama': Princeton Mom wades in on UVA sexual assault debate to defend accused rapists German nanny, 23, arrested in upscale Massachusetts town after hidden camera 'caught her assaulting' 3-year-old boy she was hired to look after Entire beachside community wiped away, one man dead and travel chaos as the most powerful storm in five years brings 'river of rain' and 50mph winds to the West Coast Kevin Hart calls out 'ignorant' Sony executives after emails referred to him as a 'whore' for demanding money in exchange for ... (more)
Hearst pays $81.3M for stake in AwesomenessTV giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 09:50 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media " Hearst Corp. is betting $81.3 million that Internet video network AwesomenessTV will live up to its name. The investment announced Thursday gives Hearst a 25 percent stake in AwesomenessTV, which DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. acquired in May 2013.
CBS extends CEO Moonves' contract another 2 years giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 05:51 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this July 29, 2013 file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. CBS is extending the contract of President and CEO Moonves for another two years, through June 2019.
Sherlock may come to life at new theme park giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 02:47 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media These are some of the rides you might find at the BBC-inspired theme park in the works for London. The British broadcaster's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, has struck a deal with developers that will allow the park to feature its programs and stars.
Scott Rudin apologizes for insensitive Jolie, Obama remarks giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 01:43 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Scott Rudin, the high-powered producer at the center of the latest embarrassment stemming from the Sony hacking scandal, has apologized for remarks he made in leaked emails. In the series of private emails obtained by Gawker and Buzzfeed this week, Rudin, corresponding with Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal , called "Unbroken" director Angelina Jolie a "spoiled brat" and made jokes about President Barack Obama 's race and presumed taste in movies.
Enberg wins Frick Award for baseball broadcasting giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 11:32 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Enberg has been calling Major League Baseball games in Southern California for nearly 20 seasons, split by stints as one of the most recognizable voices on NBC and CBS. Enberg, who will be 80 next month, is the 39th winner of the Frick Award.
Sony CEO ordered 'The Interview' toned down, Rogen objected: emails giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 07:18 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai ordered the film "The Interview" to be toned down after Pyongyang denounced it for depicting the assassination of North Korea's leader, according to emails apparently stolen from Sony's Hollywood studio. The comedy, slated for U.S. release on Dec. 25, is about journalists played by Seth Rogen and James Franco who are hired by the CIA to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
'Next Top Model' contestant sues Tyra Banks giovedý, 11 Dicembre 2014 - 02:58 AM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Tyra Banks attends the Flawsome Ball in New York. A former "America's Next Top Model" contestant is suing Banks for $3 million, saying she was improperly denied a top prize because she used to be an escort.
The highlights from the Nobel Prize festivities mercoledý, 10 Dicembre 2014 - 06:34 PM - 3 Months, 2 ago - top stories - Topix Media The Nobel Peace Pr... . An overview of guests seated at the traditional Nobel banquet at the Stockholm City Hall, Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014, following the Nobel Prize award ceremonies for Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature and ... .
Report: US companies seek tax deals in Luxembourg mercoledý, 10 Dicembre 2014 - 08:05 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media " A group of international journalists says leaked confidential documents show The Walt Disney Co., Koch Industries and other companies created a tangle of subsidiaries in Luxembourg that may have helped them slash the taxes they pay in the U.S. and Europe. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on Wednesday named Disney and Koch Industries, an energy and chemical conglomerate, as among 35 big companies it said had been seeking secret tax deals in Luxembourg.
Activists: House to block DC pot legalization mercoledý, 10 Dicembre 2014 - 04:01 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media The congressional spending bill agreed to on Tuesday night blocks Washington, DC lawmakers from using federal or local funds to implement November's popularly passed referendum to legalize marijuana in the district. The legislation, according to a release from Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, "prohibits both federal and local funds from being used to implement a referendum legalizing recreational marijuana use in the district."
Review: Chris Rock's stand-up comes to life in 'Top Five' mercoledý, 10 Dicembre 2014 - 01:00 AM - 3 Months, 3 ago - top stories - Topix Media Writer-director Chris Rock is not Andre Allen, the stand-up comedian turned movie star lead of "Top Five." But, it's almost impossible to watch his latest effort, a cutting comedy about showbiz, creativity and ambition, and not wonder what material Rock took from his own life.