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Battle Between Famed Jeweler And Watchmaker Escalates

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

GENEVA -- Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group says it is being sued for 541.9 million Swiss francs ($589 million) by its former business partner Tiffany & C...

'Hangover' Star Joins Ryan Murphy's Next Project

Posted 04.23.2012 | TV

While fans are still reeling over the "Glee" winter finale, the cast of Ryan Murphy's new NBC comedy is shaping up. Justin Bartha of "The Hangover...

Marcia Gay Harden Lands NBC Comedy Pilot

Posted 01.08.2012 | TV

Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden is trying her hand at something new. The actress has landed the lead role in NBC's latest comedy pilot, "Isabel." Ha...

The Double-Standard for Movie Actresses

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In September, I wrote about the transition of the generations between actors and how we're at a moment where we can see it happening.

7 Keys to Indemnification in Business Sales, Part 4 of 3

Jim Thomas | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Whether you are buyer or seller, here are seven elements to think about when reading an indemnification provision: scope, damages, survival, exclusivity, caps, baskets, and third parties.

PHOTOS: Love It Or Leave It?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.21.2011 | Style

Sometimes we see a less-than-flattering outfit and can't help but blurt out a snarky remark. Then there are the times that we see a less-than-flatteri...

UNESCO: Libya's Cultural Sites In 'Serious Danger'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The current political and social upheaval in Libya has brought worries the destruction of its cultural property. Libya has five UNESCO World Heritage ...

Will Torchwood and Damages Thrive on Their New Networks?

Ed Martin | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Starting tonight, we'll be able to see just how different two shows may become while still in first-run status simply because they change home networks.

JPMorgan Sued For Allegedly Misrepresenting Mortgage Securities

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - The U.S. regulator for credit unions said on Monday it has filed lawsuits against JP Morgan Securities and RBS Securities, alleging m...

Medical Malpractice: The Rights of the Harmed

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

The ability to bring your grievances to a jury of your peers faces a very real challenge, as corporations and politicians seek to take away this critical right.

No Special FX: Don't Let The 'Lights' Go Out

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Well, that makes it two years in a row. Last year, FX chucked Damages, the striking Glenn Close suspense drama that was well received but never scored...

Best of 2010: FX Is the Network of the Year

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

Looking back over the last eleven months it is clear that FX deserves recognition as the network of the year.

DirecTV Saves 'Damages'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — "Damages," the award-winning, critically acclaimed legal thriller, has won a reprieve after three low-rated seasons on the FX network...

Orlando Figes To Pay Damages For Fake Reviews

The Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of Britain's leading historians, Orlando Figes, is to pay damages and costs to two rivals who launched a libel case after a row erupted over fake ...

Emmy Glee! Broadcast Series Score Big in Nominations -- and Friday Night Lights Finally Feels Some Love

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

And you thought voting members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences only had eyes for cable.

Damages: Is This FX Drama too Good for Television?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

If Damages must leave television, wouldn't it make an amazing movie? The role that brought Close two Emmys and counting might also lead to her first Academy Award.

"American Idol," "Lost," "Life," "Glee," "Justified," "Breaking Bad" and Many, Many More: Hundreds of Channels and Too Much to Watch

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

There was a scene many years ago on The West Wing in which President Josiah Bartlet, during one of his typically humorous exchanges with his stubborn ...

'Damages' Cashes In On Madoff Scandal

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Thank Bernie Madoff. After two seasons plumbing other areas of sin and corporate corruption, the new season of FX's legal thriller "...

Mickey Becomes a Rat And We All Like It: Why Are Our Heroes All Dark?

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lennard Davis

What's happened to Mickey? I read today that Disney is about to launch a new Mickey video game in which our hero's sunny personality is going dark side.

Rated TV-MA: How Sex Came of Age on Television

Mr. Skin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mr. Skin

Explosions and mechanical mayhem have supplanted plot and character at the movies and thus, the simple art of storytelling has moved into living rooms. Where plots develop and characters grow, sex happens.

Neil Patrick Harris Triumphs in a Much Improved Emmycast

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

I guess there's just no getting around the fact that most of the television audience does not watch or maintain any interest in most of the programs that take home the biggest Emmy awards, some by the bushel.

2009 Emmy Nominations: Not So Bad (For a Change)

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

There may be some whoppers, but as I scan the lists of nominees in each category it occurs to me that there are few (if any) nominees this year that do not deserve to be included.

Emmy Nominations 2009: `30 Rock' goes for third Emmy in a row

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Tina Fey's urbane sitcom "30 Rock" received a record 22 Emmy Award nominations Thursday, while the 1960s retro series "Mad Men" le...

Fearless Emmy Advice!

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Here are my suggestions for the top programs and performers in the drama and comedy series categories.

What's Television Telling Us About American Men in Deep-uh-?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Maybe this is an overdue recognition that men -- traditionally socialized to be strong, to deny their flaws adamantly -- are finally able to come face to face with them.