SoCal’s Bratz Doll Founder Bids $900M for Toys ‘R’ Us

MGA Entertainment, Inc., which made billions of dollars from the fashion forward “Bratz” dolls and Little Tykes toys, has bid $900 million for the failing Toys “R” Us brand and its 1,700 remaining stores.

Bratz (Saffy / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

CBS, NBCU, MGM, Lionsgate, Sony Join Georgia Boycott Threat

A number of top television networks and production studios have joined the growing list of companies who have vowed an economic boycott of the state of Georgia if Gov. Nathan Deal does not veto a religious freedom bill that passed the state Legislature last week.

Georgia Capitol, Protester APDavid Goldman

Kirk Kerkorian Dies at 98

Kirk Kerkorian, an eighth-grade dropout who later became the richest person in Los Angeles, died at age 98 of age-related causes on Monday at his home in Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Kerkorian Las Vegas (Ethan Miller / Getty)

‘A.D.: The Bible Continues,’ Along with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey

Hollywood power couple Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have turned out a spiritual classic in “A.D.: The Bible Continues,” through Downey’s aptly named production company “LightWorkers Media,” part of United Artists Media Group, an MGM Company, which Burnett helms.

AP Photo/LightWorkers Media/NBC, Joe Alblas