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Colbert takes over as 'Late Show' host after Letterman retires

| CBS says the location of the show will be determined and announced at a later date. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has pushed to bring the show here.

Battle for 'Late Show': LA Mayor wants show here (but no tax credits?)


Mayor Eric Garcetti — still smarting from the loss of "The Tonight Show" to New York — asks CBS' "Late Show" to come out here — but he can't offer incentives.

Bill to expand state's film tax credit program moves forward


The bill expands the program to big budget feature productions, as well as TV pilots and new one-hour TV series, regardless of how they're distributed.

ABC news chief Sherwood is new Disney TV chairman (Updated)


Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney, who announced she was stepping down to pursue a career in directing in a move that left many people in Hollywood scratching their heads.

Disney targets millennials with $500M takeover of Maker Studios (update)


The deal will better position Disney in online video and reach millennials. Maker Studio makes and distributes digital videos.


In SoCal business news: DreamWorks to build $2.4 billion complex Shanghai, Disney's succession plan


Speculation heats up on Anne Sweeney's successor as co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group

Sony to lay off 216 employees in Culver City this summer


The studio revealed the number of layoffs in a filing with the California Employment Development Department.

As television changes, its Academy re-brands


At a time when the way people view "television" is constantly changing, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is changing its name and image.