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All the Time Warner power players who have been ousted or resigned since AT&T bought the company for $85 billion

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
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From surprise resignations to a sex scandal, WarnerMedia's leadership has undergone a major shakeup since AT&T took over

All of Time Warner's top executives have left the company since AT&T bought it last year. They include HBO's Richard Plepler, who unexpectedly resigned last month, and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down this week following a report that alleged he had a sexual relationship with an actress and promised to help her get roles. After AT&T bought Time Warner last year for a massive $85 billion — taking control of Time Warner's many assets including Warner Bros. and HBO in a deal t...
Tags: Verizon, Hbo, Hollywood, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Aol, Cbs, Warner Bros, Emmy, Cartoon Network, Paramount, Justice Department, Turner


LHHATL Season 8 Super Trailer: Rasheeda Embraces Kirk’s Love Child, Mimi Fumes Over Stevie J’s New Wife Faith Evans & More

One of the cornerstones of modern ratchet reality TV, Mona Scott-Young’s ground-breaking Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, is back for an eighth season.While the show has had moments that will live on in infamy, the last few seasons have been weak as the core cast has either moved on or been kicked off from the show.Watch the trailer for Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 8 below: In the super trailer for season 8, we get a glimpse of the many plotlines Mona and VH1 are threading for viewers this season. They...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Television, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Spice, Mona, Trending, Kirk, Mimi, Faith Evans, Stevie, Jasmine, Tommie


Warner Bros. CEO ousted over relationship with actress

Warner Bros. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara is leaving the studio over allegations that he had a sexual relationship with an actress he helped promote, adding to the number of Hollywood moguls toppled by scandal. Tsujihara brings fresh upheaval to a business acquired by AT&T Inc. last year, underscoring the challenges of transforming itself from a telecom giant into a media conglomerate. John Stankey, head of the company’s WarnerMedia, announced Tsujihara’s departure on Monday, saying t...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Time Warner, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, People, Soccer, Ocean, Warner Bros, Stanford University, University Of Southern California, James Packer, Kevin Tsujihara, Kevin, Kirk


A Perfect Explanation of the Ideal Relationship Between Designers and Engineers

Quick question: How many executives do you know that can do renderings?ArtCenter graduate Jon Ikeda is one of those rare designers that have risen through the ranks to become a high-level executive. As Vice President and General Manager of Acura, Ikeda brings 30 years of Honda/Acura experience--primarily from the design side--to the table. This gives him a perspective that few Veeps and C-suiters possess, and in our upcoming Acura story, we'll show you how that benefits the company. Not to menti...
Tags: Design, Cars, Spock, Acura, Kirk, Honda Acura, Kirks, Ikeda, Torrance California, Jon Ikeda, Acura Design Studio, Acura Ikeda, Kirking


Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down as Warner Bros CEO

Kevin Tsujihara is leaving his role as chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment. He joined Warner Bros. back in 1994 and took charge of the film and TV studio in 2013. As part of broader leadership changes at WarnerMedia — which is now under the ownership of AT&T — his role was recently expanded to include Turner Classic Movies, digital-focused Otter Media and a new business unit that includes Warner’s properties for kids and young adults. However, Tsujihara was also the subject of an expo...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Tech, Ocean, Warner, Warner Bros, Otter Media, Kevin Tsujihara, Kirk, Warner Bros Entertainment, Warner Media, Turner Classic Movies, Tsujihara, John Stankey, WarnerMedia, Charlotte Kirk


Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara Exits Company in Wake of Scandal

After six years leading the company, Kevin Tsujihara is out as the chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment. WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey released a statement today explaining the decision: “It is in the best interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros., our employees and our partners for Kevin to step down as Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Kevin has contributed greatly to the studio’s success over the past 25 years and for that we thank him. Kevin acknowledges that his mistakes are inconsiste...
Tags: Movies, Time Warner, Ocean, Harry Potter, Warner Brothers, Kevin Tsujihara, Company, Kevin, Kirk, AT T, Hollywood Reporter, WB, Brett Ratner, Business and Industry News, Tsujihara, John Stankey


Loved ones celebrate South Bay’s Nancy Paulikas, whose life ended in tragic mystery in L.A.

Kirk Moody welcomes friends and family to the celebration of life honoring his wife, Nancy Paulikas at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Nancy, who had early-onset Alzheimer’s, wandered away from her family during a trip to LACMA in 2016. The two-year-long search for Nancy gained widespread attention and inspired Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to create L.A. Found– a Countywide system of trackable bracelets used to find vulnerable individuals with Alzheime...
Tags: News, Stanford, Uncategorized, Beck, Sport, Soccer, John Muir, UC Davis, Local News, Nancy, Stanford University, Ucla, Southern California, Lewis, Los Angeles County, Matthew Lewis


‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Teaches a Masterclass About Writing a Great Death in “Project Daedalus”

Can Star Trek: Discovery not destroy my soul every week? While the show has done its best job of keeping tension and emotions high, this week’s episode, “Project Daedalus,” is the season’s saddest and most intense yet. At the same time, it was also a masterclass of how to write a great death. As we’ve seen already multiple times, Season 2 has made it a point to show up Season 1 in terms of characterization, storyline, and overall depth of meaning, and this week’s sad death continues tha...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Features, Spock, Cbs, Michael, Control, Chris Pine, Kirk, Rhys, Tyler, Pike, Starfleet


Classic Chic Palm Springs Wedding with Modern Touches at Avalon Hotel

Is there anything quite as chic as a Palm Springs fete? I think not. With the help of Good Times Event Planning, Kirk and Ryan celebrated their Big Day, complete with sky-stretching palms, black and white details and lush tropical elements. Justin Gilbert followed their every move for captures that will warm your soul, desert style.Continue reading on Style Me Pretty
Tags: Wedding, Palm Springs, Modern, The Blog, Ryan, Kirk, Justin Gilbert, Real Weddings, Avalon Hotel


Oregon man guilty of stealing benefits from missing mother

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been convicted of stealing Social Security benefits intended for his elderly mother, who has been missing for years. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that 64-year-old Theodore Martin Kirk was found guilty Wednesday of taking more than $30,000 in benefits meant for Nadine Kirk. Police say Kirk continued withdrawing monthly […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Social Security, Portland, Northwest, Kirk, Ore AP, Theodore Martin Kirk, Nadine Kirk Police


A massive victory for fair use in the longrunning Dr Seuss vs Star Trek parody lawsuit

Back in 2016, the Dr Seuss estate won a preliminary court action against "Oh, The Places You'll Boldly Go!" a crowdfunded parody of Dr Seuss's "Oh the Places You'll Go!" and Star Trek, written by veteran Star Trek creator David "Tribble" Gerrold and illustrated by the comics giant Ty Templeton. In 2017, Comicmix, the publisher, secured a partial legal victory, but the Seuss estate wasn't done -- they have been litigating ever since, but now it appears the fight is done, and Comicmix has pr...
Tags: Google, Post, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, Copyfight, News, Supreme Court, Law, Parody, Star Trek, Fair Use, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Oracle, Timothy Geigner, Kirk, Mattel Inc


‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Featurette: Inside the Dark Designs of Section 31

When Section 31 was first introduced in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s sixth season, the clandestine organization was cloaked in secrecy. But as the secret group has made more appearances — first in the alt-timeline “Kelvin” reboot movie Star Trek Into Darkness, and most recently Star Trek: Discovery — more light has been shed on what exactly Section 31 is. Now a new Star Trek: Discovery featurette released by CBS All Access delves into Section 31, and its grand designs — as well as the design of...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Cbs, Kelvin, Michelle-Yeoh, Video Clips, Kirk, Starfleet, Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, Behind the Scenes Footage, Kurtzman, Star-Trek, Yeoh, Star Trek Discovery


Royal bombshells, Obama’s boozing daughter, and if Star Trek’s Captain Kirk was a cat, in this week’s dubious tabloids

How could so much misinformation be packed into so few words? A “bombshell” psychological report in the latest National Enquirer reveals that “Princess Meghan” is a “ticking time bomb who could explode at any moment, according to royal insiders!” “She’s emotionally tortured!” screams the Enquirer cover, touting “The Secret Psych Report!" Setting aside for a moment that the former Meghan Markle is not a Princess but only a Duchess, one wonders: How did the Enquirer get their hands on such an ince...
Tags: Post, New York, News, Obama, Britain, Harvard University, Cambridge, Nintendo, Royals, Ohio, Harry, Kate, National Enquirer, Globe, Donald Trump, Ava Duvernay


Boeing's Autonomous Fighter Jet Could Arrive Next Year

Slashdot reader technology_dude writes in response to an Engadget report about Boeing's plans to develop an autonomous fighter jet: In Season 1, Episode 23 of Star Trek, the Enterprise visits two worlds that are at continuous war. The war is ran via computers, and people that are victims in a "hit" report to a facility to be terminated. Kirk tells the world's leaders that there can be no peace if there is no cost to the war. We avoid war because of its cost and ugliness. Remove that and you remo...
Tags: Tech, Boeing, Engadget, Kirk, Boeing Airpower Teaming System, Star Trek the Enterprise


‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Ordered by CBS All Access, With New Showrunner Joining the Team

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 is officially happening, and the CBS All Access series is getting a new showrunner, to boot. Michelle Paradise will now work alongside Alex Kurtzman to captain the prequel series, which is set a decade before the original Star Trek. Expect to see Star Trek: Discovery season 3 sometime in 2020. CBS All Access wants to be the home of all-things Star Trek, so there was no way they were going to give up on Star Trek: Discovery. The third season will continue the mis...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Discovery, Cbs, Trek, Michelle, Kirk, Picard, Jordan Peele, Bryan Fuller, Alex-Kurtzman, Kurtzman, Star Trek Discovery, Aaron Harberts


Carter carries Ohio over Bowling Green 92-87 in OT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Teyvion Kirk’s drive tied the game in regulation and his follow shot gave Ohio the lead for good in overtime as the Bobcats defeated Bowling Green 92-87 on Friday night. Kirk scored with 6.2 seconds left to send the game into OT tied at 81-all and his basket with 2:16 left […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Ohio, Bobcats, Carter, Kirk, Athens Ohio, Teyvion Kirk


Follow-Up (Kirk Tuck)

I had a nice long talk with Kirk yesterday, and he sounds great and is doing fine. He's just got too much on his plate—his photography business is going great guns, necessitating huge amounts of travel; family obligations likewise; and there's just not enough time in the nooks and crannies left over to write. One myth I'll dispell—he is definitely not slowing down. The guy does more work in a week than I have the energy to do in the average month. He's 63 and keeps pace with guys half his age on...
Tags: Photography, Followups, Michael Johnston, Michael C Johnston, Kirk, Kirk Tuck


Open Mike: Kirk Tuck Takes a Break

I would usually make jokes about "Open Mike" ("the often off-topic Editorial page of TOP") being a day late, but this is no way a time for cracking wise. Yesterday I didn't feel like writing this. I was feeling a curious species of what can only be called grief. I got an email yesterday from my Texan colleague-in-arms and e-friend-I've-never-met, Kirk Tuck, who told me that he is hanging up his spurs for a while and stabling his blog, The Visual Science Lab.  Kirk No problemHe assured me that ...
Tags: Photography, Providence, Around The Web, Visual Culture, Michael Johnston, Don, Mike, Michael C Johnston, Kirk, Kirk Tuck, John Camp, George Kittredge


Kirk Decker

Kansas City photographer Kirk Decker Kansas City photographer (and TOP reader) Kirk Decker stopped by Penn Yan a few days back for lunch. A retired UPS driver (both delivery and big truck), Kirk is pursuing his photography seriously these days and is experiencing increasing success. He told me his interests always seem to circle back to portraiture and landscape. A portrait by Kirk He photographs using both film and digital, and both black-and-white and color. A visit to his website reve...
Tags: Photography, Boston, UPS, Missouri, Photographers, Ansel Adams, Kansas City, Michael Johnston, Mike, Michael C Johnston, Kirk, Penn Yan, Current, Kirk Decker


NewSpring and Larsen MacColl back Turning Point

Eatontown, New Jersey-based Turning Point, a restaurant chain, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors were NewSpring Mezzanine and Larsen MacColl Partners. PRESS RELEASE RADNOR, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NewSpring (the “Firm”), a family of private equity strategies, announced today that NewSpring Mezzanine (“NewSpring”), the Firm’s dedicated mezzanine strategy, and Larsen MacColl Partners have completed a growth investment in Turning Point Holding Company, LLC (“Turning Point” or ...
Tags: Trends, Company, Kirk, Lancaster County, Mid Atlantic, Radnor, Eatontown New Jersey, PE Deals, NewSpring, Turning Point, Anne Vazquez NewSpring Partner, Consumer/Retail, Larsen MacColl, Larsen MacColl Partners, Turning Point Holding Company LLC, Larsen MacColl Partners Turning Point


‘Lock Your Doors, Load Your Guns,’ Says KY Sheriff

Martin County, KY Sheriff John Kirk is shown here in a screen snip from YouTube and East Kentucky Broadcasting. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A county sheriff in Kentucky may be in for some interesting times and a good deal of publicity for telling a fiscal court meeting that his agency is owed a $75,000 payment from the court, so he temporarily suspended law enforcement services and posted a message to his constituents via social media. And the message was blunt: “Lock your doors, load your guns...
Tags: Florida, Maryland, Guns, Kentucky, West, House, Gun Control, New Mexico, Washington State, John Kirk, Nra, Kirk, Washington Times, Brevard County, Polk County, Judd


The best movie and TV bromances, from Kirk and Spock to Wayne and Garth

It's not a romance, but it's more than just a friendship: Bromances are special relationships between two men that stand the test of time, and make for great TV and movies. Here are some of the best the big and small screens have offered. The post The best movie and TV bromances, from Kirk and Spock to Wayne and Garth appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Best, Spock, Home Theater, Bromance, Wayne, Kirk, Garth, Movies & TV, TV Series


How Gillibrand Defied The Odds To Get 9/11 First Responders Long-Awaited Help

When the House finally managed to pass a bill to care for the first responders and other survivors suffering from 9/11-related illnesses in late 2010, few thought it stood much of a chance of becoming law. Senate Republicans promised a filibuster. Democrats, just weeks away from losing the House, were running out of time to pass top priorities. The impending lame-duck session of Congress was already so packed with other top issues — repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the DREAM Act, extending the...
Tags: News, Obama, Republicans, Congress, Stephen Colbert, Senate, New York City, Fox, Gop, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire, House, Army, Colbert, Jon Stewart, Fox News


The electric wave California’s not ready for

Take in any popular entertainment and you’ll soon see that Hollywood has fallen in love with electric vehicles such as the Tesla Model 3 and the BMW i3. It’s a sign of things to come — the proverbial tip of the iceberg. Get ready because millions more affordably priced EVs just like them are about to show up in auto dealerships near you. A recent study conducted by McKinsey & Company finds that all of the world’s major automakers are jumping into this game, hoping to grab a slice of the lucrativ...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Opinion, America, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Arizona, Hilton, Volkswagen, Jerry Brown, Walt Disney, Southern California, Cadillac, Pomona


A Brief History of the U.S.S. Enterprise's Pre-Kirk Voyages

The original Enterprise’s voyages to explore strange new worlds, and to seek out new life and new civilizations under the auspices of its most famous captain, are a legend Star Trek fans are more than familiar with. But Kirk wasn’t Enterprise’s first captain. Now that the famous ship has shown up on Discovery, here’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Streaming, Sci Fi, Spaceships, Cbs, Cbs All Access, Kirk, U S S Enterprise, USS Enterprise, Star Trek Discovery, Captain Pike, Robert April


Upshot

I had to laugh at JohnMFlores's comment to the last post, which was, in its entirety, Yes ...But, overall, I think the point is made, in my mind at least: cameras don't actually cost all that much. I'm thinking that perhaps I should stop boxing myself in to one stratum of the pricing tiers by conceiving of things as "inexpensive" and "expensive." It's really just all relative. Personally, at this moment, I can tell you what seems reasonable to me: I balked at paying $1,649 for an X-H1 body (befo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Photography, Hollywood, Virginia, New, Cameras, Panasonic, Nikon, Reflections, Epson, Michael Johnston, Photography Businesses, Mike, Michael C Johnston, Kirk


William Shatner On Being the Face of Pedego Electric Bikes

William Shatner, the Canadian icon best known for playing Captain Kirk in Star Trek, and the longtime brand star of Priceline.com, is lending his charismatic wit to a new company: Pedego Electric Bikes. In a series of three chucklesome ads, Shatner, in his common breezy, buoyant manner, discusses the perks of riding a Pedego bike...
Tags: General, Advertising, William Shatner, Priceline, Kirk, Shatner, Pedego Electric Bikes, Face of Pedego Electric Bikes


Sundance Michael Jackson Documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ is Already Stirring Up Controversy

The Sundance Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland is facing backlash before anyone has even had a chance to see it. A new report reveals fans of the late singer are threatening to protest the screening of the documentary, leading local police to increase staff. The doc is a nearly 4-hour exposé investigating the allegations of sexual abuse levied against the King of Pop during his lifetime. Deadline is reporting that the Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland is causing conce...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Documentary, Jackson, Park City, Michael Jackson, Sundance, Reed, Kirk, King of Pop, Film Festivals, Amazon Netflix, Wade Robson, Dan Reed, Phil Kirk, James Safechuck


Star Trek Heads Into a Familiar Unknown With IDW's Year Five Saga

We all know how Captain Kirk’s five-year mission starts, but did you ever want to learn how it ends? IDW Publishing will soon be telling that part of The Original Series story with a new comic book series, Star Trek: Year Five, all about the final year of the Enterprise’s iconic five-year journey.
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Spock, Kirk, IDW, IDW Publishing, Captain Kirk, Star Trek The Original Series