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  • Charlie Sheen

    Since getting sober more than two decades ago, Tom Arnold, the actor and comedian, has been a quiet force in Hollywood’s recovery community, helping stage a number of interventions for drug-addicted executives and alcoholic stars, the New York Times reports.

  • Chasing the Display Ad Goldmine Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
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    This week Google declared a war for display ads, the next online goldmine. Neal Mohan, VP for product management said the company has 1,000 engineers around the world working to make the display ad market simple and easy, to draw more ad dollars.

  • Hawaii — Paradise Lost or Found? Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 11:06 AM ET
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    I'm in Hawaii to cover the unique economic challenges facing the Aloha State. I'm also here to moderate the state's CFA annual forecast dinner.

  • Cops Remove Charlie Sheen's Young Sons From Star's Home Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Charlie Sheen said Wednesday that after his two young sons were removed from his house overnight, he's "very calm and focused" but ready to fight to get them back.

  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad-Off World Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 2:24 PM ET
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    With Charlie Sheen, Moammar Gaddafi, Bernie Madoff and now fashion designer John Galliano, we are being bombarded with a global epidemic of nutjobs. What's going on?

  • Charlie Sheen Is a Pussycat? Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 4:35 PM ET
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    Spoofing Sheen's pronouncements has become mandatory funny business for comedians. Even James Franco joked about him during the Oscars, and if you watched James Franco during the Oscars, you've got to be pretty low for him to be mocking you.

  • Sheen on a Vulgar Spiral Down: Guber Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 4:26 PM ET
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    Troubled actor Charlie Sheen is “screwing his way to the bottom,” and Peter Guber, chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, told CNBC Monday.

  • Sheen Says He Wants a Raise to Return to Show Monday, 28 Feb 2011 | 9:29 AM ET
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    Troubled TV star Charlie Sheen says he wants a raise to come back to the CBS show "Two and a Half Men."

  • Cast of "Two and a Half Men"

    Shares of CBS surged to a two and a half year high on the same day the network cancelled Two and a Half Men.

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors looking for a pull back are wondering if Tuesday's stock market weakness is the start of a quick sell off, but it may not be.

  • CBS Blows Past Expectations; CEO Moonves Talks Ad Growth Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 5:08 PM ET
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    CEO Les Moonves said in the earnings call that the scatter market —when marketers buy ads at the last minute—was "extremely hot in the fourth quarter and continues to be up even hotter," now up 40 percent over the upfront ad period.

  • Earnings Roundup: Feb. 16 Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 16.

  • Expecting an Ad Boost to CBS Earnings Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    On the heels of a slew of positive of earnings reports (DIS, TWX, CMCSA) on the return of the advertising market and booming political ads last quarter, we can expect CBSspacer to report more ad gains.

  • Charlie Sheen's Train Wreck Hits Hollywood Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 5:08 PM ET
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    Remarkably, Sheen's shenanigans haven't scared away advertisers — the show has been broadcast with a full commercial load and strong pricing every single week.

  • Arianna Huffington

    In agreeing to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million, AOL is putting what appears to be a significant premium on the ability to attract and build a community of readers, the New York Times reports.

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    Today Deloitte released its annual "State of the Media Democracy" survey; it showed which media and companies are dominating in this new digital landscape.

  • Famous family business feuds Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 8:51 AM ET
    British Chef Gordon Ramsay's personal life was splashed through the tabloids in late 2010 after a big argument with his father-in-law went public. Ramsay ended his professional relationship with Chris Hutcheson when he fired him as chief executive of his company, Gordon Ramsay Holdings, in October.Angry, Hutcheson is reported to have called Ramsay a "monster" who tried to turn his daughter, Tana, against him. Ramsay followed up with a public letter condemning Hutcheson, calling him a "dictator."

    We look at some of the most famous family business feuds of the last century. From the breakup to the makeup and everything in between.

  • Charlie Sheen

    CBS stock moved south starting at around 2:15 pm, at one point off as much as 2 percent. It happens that at 2:20pm Eastern TMZ posted a report that Charlie Sheen was rushed to the hospital this morning on a stretcher. Charlie Sheen happens to be the highest-paid actor on television, and the star of the top TV sitcom, CBS' 'Two and a Half Men.'

  • Dow 12k: How the Media & Telco Stocks Fared Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 3:04 PM ET
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    Today the DOW hit that crucial 12,000 benchmark, and it's worth taking stock of how the index's three media and telecom stocks have fared since the last time we saw 12,000.

  • TV Viewing Continues to Edge Up Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 9:01 AM ET
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    Americans watched more television than ever in 2010, according to the Nielsen Company, and the generation-long shift to cable from broadcast continued, the New York Times reports.