Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2012 Pop star Adele’s theme song for the new James Bond film is already an Internet sensation. It’s been 27 years since a Bond song topped the charts.
Jul 18, 2012 The new Batman film is an action flick spiced with an undercurrent of economic inequality. Bruce Wayne, after all, is a one-percenter.
Jul 13, 2012 Geoff Boucher of the L.A. Times' Hero Complex blog explains why moviegoers see the same superheroes in the theater over and over again.
Jul 12, 2012 Movie studios aren't all screening new films, though. Some find the convention is a place to make deals without having a high profile.
Jul 12, 2012 More than two dozen Viacom Inc. channels -- including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central -- were blacked out for DirecTV subscribers after the companies failed to reach an agreement on programming fees.
Jul 9, 2012 The CEO and president of BET Networks discusses television programming for African Americans, and the role of the network in today's media sphere.
Jul 5, 2012 An up-tempo pop dance beat can't hurt, and neither can a star's viral video.
Jun 19, 2012 The web show ropes viewers in by interacting with them on everything from cell phones to Facebook during the show.
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?