CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs

The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who...

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game

Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a...

Foul play unlikely in death of National Enquirer’s Jerry George: cops

A former LA bureau chief of the National Enquirer who spoke openly about the supermarket tabloid’s “catch-and-kill” practices died suddenly on a street in...

Bodyguard for CNN’s April Ryan charged with assault for forcibly removing journalist from event

Pot, meet kettle. CNN political analyst April Ryan — who has repeatedly blasted President Trump for attacking and vilifying the press — got her...

Top execs lost in Condé Nast reshuffle

A reshuffling at Condé Nast last week, which promoted top execs into bigger roles with international responsibilities, also quietly claimed two high-profile casualties. David...

HBO staffers clash with division chief over streaming plans: Sources

Plans by HBO’s new parent company to launch a Netflix rival is coming under fire from insiders — many of whom are pointing the...

Mark Halperin accusers blast new book deal: ‘Men like him don’t change’

WASHINGTON — Mark Halperin has inked a new book deal about political strategy in the Trump era and was blasted by women who accused...

‘Godfather’ actor: Cuomo embarrassed himself with Fredo rant

“The Godfather” actor Gianni Russo has a message for CNN anchor Chris Cuomo — fuhgeddaboudit. Russo, who played Godfather Vito Corleone’s wife-beating son-in-law Carlo...

Trump accuses New York Times of going on a ‘racism witch hunt’

WASHINGTON — President Trump continued his assault on the “failing New York Times” early Sunday, claiming the Gray Lady is engaging in a “Racism...

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype

A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been...