Biden fund gets big donation from son of GOP donor Larry Ellison

David Ellison, CEO of Skydance Media attends the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton on January 07, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California.  Kevin Winter | The Hollywood Reporter | Getty Images David Ellison, the son of Republican megadonor Larry Ellison, gave $929,600 to back the reelection efforts of President Joe Biden, putting … Read more

Top News Outlets Ask Presidential Candidates To Commit To Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Twelve news organizations on Sunday urged presumptive presidential nominees Joe Biden and Donald Trump to agree to debates, saying they were a “rich tradition” that have been part of every general election campaign since 1976. While Trump, who did not participate in debates for the Republican nomination, has indicated a willingness … Read more

Margot Robbie making ‘Monopoly’ movie and Blumhouse reviving ‘Blair Witch’

LAS VEGAS — Margot Robbie has her sights on another toy. The “ Barbie ” producer and star is making a Monopoly movie, with Hasbro and Lionsgate behind it, the companies announced Wednesday at the CinemaCon conference in Las Vegas. Robbie, and her production company LuckyChap, were the ones who got “Barbie” to the finish … Read more

Woman who stole Ashley Biden diary sentenced to jail

Ashley Biden speaks alongside her father US President Joe Biden during a Juneteenth concert on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.  Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images A Florida woman who stole and then sold a diary and other items belonging to Ashley Biden … Read more

Iowa-South Carolina NCAA women’s final draws 18.7 million viewers

March Madness branded Powerade bottles before the game between the Maryland Terrapins and the South Carolina Gamecocks during the Elite Eight round of the 2023 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, on March 27, 2023 Grant Halverson | NCAA Photos | Getty Images The NCAA Women’s Championship … Read more

Disney parks are its top money maker; it’s spending to keep it that way

Visitors wearing emblematic Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse ears walk in front of the Sleeping Beauty-inspired castle at Disneyland Paris, Oct. 16, 2023. Ian Langsdon | Afp | Getty Images Three years ago, Josh D’Amaro stood in a nearly empty Disneyland. The California theme park’s Main Street was quiet: no cheery tunes from famed barbershop quartet … Read more

Details of David Ellison bid

Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements, speaks at the WSJ Tech Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, on Oct. 21, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters Skydance Media’s offer to acquire National Amusements and merge its studio with Paramount Pictures isn’t a conventional takeover. The question for Paramount Global shareholders might be: Is it better than … Read more

Meta rises to record after Jefferies, RBC analysts raise price targets

Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Meta Connect event at Meta headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on Sept. 27, 2023. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Meta shares rose as much as 4.6% on Thursday and climbed to a record after analysts at two firms raised their price targets on the … Read more

Bob Iger discusses proxy fight with Nelson Peltz after board vote

Nelson Peltz’s proxy battle was a “distraction” and Disney can now focus on trying to turn a streaming profit and planning its succession, its CEO Bob Iger said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday, just one day after handing a stinging defeat to the activist investor. “One of the things that I feel … Read more

Elon Musk’s X begins rewarding ‘influential’ users with blue checks

Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images Elon Musk’s social media site X began rolling out free premium features, including verification badges known as “blue checks,” to select users late Wednesday in an effort to reward what it calls “influential” people on the platform. For most users, X Premium is a paid subscription service that … Read more