Arts & Entertainment

John Ridley: 'Showrunners have to do better' at improving diversity

The Oscar-winning screenwriter talks about moving from film to television, the surprising origins of his new series, "American Crime," and making sure his crew is diverse.

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao begin countdown to big fight

The fight has been five years in the making and will break records — it will cost fans more than any other fight in history.

TV producer David Shore goes from 'House' to 'Battle Creek'

"Battle Creek" was the brainchild of "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan, who sold it to CBS 12 years ago. It was revived by David Shore, creator of the hit show, “House.”

'Still Alice' writer-director Richard Glatzer dies at 63

Diagnosed in 2011 with ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, Glatzer took on the project of "Still Alice" in a very early stage of his disease.

Should you enroll in a medical study on your iPhone?

If medical researchers could survey iPhone users around the world, would that change the future of medicine? Apple thinks so. But should you be involved?

Tuesday Reviewsday: Will Butler, Blues Traveler and more

Tuesday means it's time for our our weekly new music segment Tuesday Reviewsday. This week Chris Martins and Shirley Halperin are on deck with their top picks.

‘Blurred Lines’ verdict: Legal expert breaks down what it means

The jury ruled in favor of Marvin Gaye's children, who sued Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for violating the copyright of Gaye’s 1977 song, “Got to Give it Up."

Blurred Lines lawsuit: Marvin Gaye's family awarded $7.4 million

A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children nearly $7.4 million Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines."

James Franco's USC filmmaking class breaks ground by, you know, making a movie

Off-Ramp contributor RH Greene says James Franco's USC film school course is a model of collaborative filmmaking that Hollywood should emulate.

Preliminary report says engine failure forced Harrison Ford's crash landing

Ford advised air traffic controllers that his plane's engine had failed shortly before crash landing it on a Santa Monica golf course last week.

Clint Eastwood on 'American Sniper' connecting with audiences

"American Sniper" has become the top grossing movie released in 2014. The director talks about its success and why he thinks the film resonates with audiences.

'Community' star Gillian Jacobs goes behind camera with film on tech pioneer Grace Hopper

The actress made the "The Queen of Code" to examine the unlikely journey of a trailblazing woman in the field of computer science.

Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon has died

Sam Simon, co-creator of the long-running animated television series "The Simpsons," died on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. He was 59.

A photographer covered models in buckets of honey. Take a look

Honey's delicious with yogurt. It's great on a pavlova. But it also does a wonderful job of making models look like they're encased in amber. Check out our slideshow.

Movie chains balk at Netflix's plan for simultaneous release

The streaming service plans to release Beasts Of No Nation, starring Idris Elba, in theaters and online at the same time. But at least four major movie theater chains won't be showing it.

Jim Harbaugh becomes Oakland A's coach for a day in Arizona

The former coach of the San Francisco 49ers appeared in full uniform Saturday for the A's. He was expected to coach first base for an inning or two against the L.A. Angels.