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THE BEST PLACE TO WORK IN HOLLYWOOD

January 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

On Fortune magazine’s annual list of the nation’s 100 best employers, released today (Thursday), only one Hollywood studio was included: DreamWorks Animation. The Jeffrey Katzenberg-led company, with 2,350 employees, has made the list, which is compiled in cooperation with the Great Places to Work Institute, for the past five years. This year it ranked 12th, […]

A GOOD DAY FOR MODERN FAMILY‘S SOFIA VERGARA

July 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Colombia-born actress Sofia Vergara awoke today (Thursday) to find herself on two impressive lists. She was on the Emmy nominations list in the supporting comedy actress category for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family, and she topped Forbes magazine’s latest list of top-earning actresses on television. Forbes estimated that she earned $19 million […]

STORM SHUTS DOWN NETFLIX ON EAST COAST

July 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Netflix subscribers may be considering the U.S. Postal Service’s motto that “neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” will prevent their mail from being delivered, but a bad storm can disrupt their streaming service. An untold number of Netflix subscribers who dropped their DVD-by-mail service in favor of the streaming-only one discovered […]

IT’S OFFICIAL: HOWARD STERN TO JUDGE AMERICA’S GOT TALENT

December 16, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The decision to replace the departing Piers Morgan with shock jock Howard Stern on NBC’s America’s Got Talent quickly set off the kind of controversy that the producers no doubt expected when they selected him. And Stern immediately made it clear that he will shake things up on the show but will not do anything […]

DICAPRIO NAMED HIGHEST-PAID ACTOR IN HOLLYWOOD

August 2, 2011 by · 12 Comments 

Two actors who began their careers playing mostly androgynous characters in low-budget art films but who went on to star in huge blockbusters are now the highest-earning actors in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine. Leonardo DiCaprio tops the list with an estimated $77 million earned between May 2010 and May 2011, while Johnny Depp, who […]

TV’S BIGGEST MONEYMAKER: AMERICAN IDOL

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s American Idol remained far and away TV’s biggest moneymaker in 2010. Although revenue was down 12 percent from 2009, the show still ended up with an average of $7.11 million for every half hour on the air, according to Forbes magazine, which cited figures from Kantar Media. CBS’s Two and a Half Men was […]