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The Battle over Stephen Colbert's 'Colbert Report' Character

Lawyers from Viacom have told CBS their Late Show host Stephen Colbert cannot use his former Colbert Report character, also named "Stephen Colbert." The lawsuit is especially confusing because Viacom and CBS are supposed to be sister companies.

The Battle over Stephen Colbert's 'Colbert Report' Character

Roger Ailes Resigns from Fox News

Roger Ailes, the man who turned Fox News into a media giant and most profitable part of Rupert Murdoch's empire, resigned today, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.

HBO, FX and Netflix Rule Emmy nominations

Emmy nominations are out, with lots of love for HBO's Game of Thrones and FX's The People v. O.J. Simpson and Fargo.

Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes for Sexual Harassment

Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has filed a lawsuit alleging she was sexually harassed by Roger Ailes and let go in retaliation for refusing to sleep with him.

Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes for Sexual Harassment

The Battle of the 4th of July Box Office

Three movies opening this weekend offer a commentary on the state of the box office.

Ben Affleck Appears on First Episode of Bill Simmons HBO Show

People are wondering what's up with Ben Affleck after the actor went on an F-bomb filled rant on the new Bill Simmons HBO show Any Given Wednesday.

Ben Affleck Appears on First Episode of Bill Simmons HBO Show

Shake-up at Fox Film Studio

In a major change of leadership at Fox studios, Stacey Snider is taking the top job, while Jim Gianopolous will be moved to a new role with the company next year.

'Warcraft' Breaks Box Office Records in China

No one expects Warcraft, the Legendary movie based on a video game, to do well when it opens in the US this weekend. But the film has already made so much money in China, it doesn't matter.

'Warcraft' Breaks Box Office Records in China

Turnover in the TV Industry

The television world has seen two big departures in the past week. Bela Bajaria is out at Universal after five years and Steve Mosko is out at Sony after nearly 24 years.

War at Viacom

As the Sumner Redstone saga continues, a battle ensues for the future of the media company, which includes Paramount, MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.

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