Jun 14, 2012 The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?
Jun 14, 2012 The U.S. agency that monitors drugs in sports has filed new doping charges against Lance Armstrong. Philanthropy expert Sandra Miniutti tells us what happens when bad press hits a charity's figurehead.
Jun 6, 2012 The Los Angeles Kings could win their first Stanley Cup hockey championship ever tonight. But fans will have to pay a premium to see it whether they watch from the pricey seats at the Staples Center, in a sports bar or at home on cable TV.
May 31, 2012 Madonna begins her worldwide summer tour today in Israel. Shows have already sold out around the world. But what if you're not Madonna? How do you make money on tour?
May 23, 2012 The popularity of 3-D movies is growing. So is a battle over who should pay for them -- the studios or the theaters?
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 16, 2012 These days, a well-established brand can be as valuable as a screenplay. At least that's what the makers of the movie "Battleship" are hoping when the film version of the popular board game opens this weekend.
May 14, 2012 It's upfronts week for the television industry, when networks announce for advertisers which shows are in, on their way in and out. Networking scheduling can be a bit of a "scientific art."
May 14, 2012 Variety's Andrew Wallenstein talks about the big trends on television next fall.
May 8, 2012 Tess Vigeland pays a visit to the Fine Wine House in Los Angeles to learn how to pick a delicious wine that's also easy on the pocketbook.