Matthew Belloni

Hollywood Reporter

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Matthew Belloni is the editorial director at the Hollywood Reporter, and formerly at Billboard.

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CBS and Viacom have  officially recombined , but not without a major struggle. It took Shari Redstone years to bring the two parts of her father’s media empire back together.

Hollywood news banter: The triumph of Shari Redstone

CBS and Viacom have officially recombined , but not without a major struggle. It took Shari Redstone years to bring the two parts of her father’s media empire back together.

from The Business

This week saw the long-awaited recombining of CBS and Viacom.

ViacomCBS and the triumph of Shari Redstone

This week saw the long-awaited recombining of CBS and Viacom.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Church of Scientology, known for its celebrity members and questionable recruitment practices, is facing another scandal.

Actor Danny Masterson and Church of Scientology face harassment lawsuit

The Church of Scientology, known for its celebrity members and questionable recruitment practices, is facing another scandal.

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For your consideration billboards everywhere? Nonstop panel events? Maisel Day? It can only mean one thing: final Emmy voting has begun.

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For a monthly fee, the Santa Monica startup Carenote connects lonely Americans with a person in the Philippines who calls regularly to chat.

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In its zeal to oppose President Trump at every turn, California risks becoming that the thing that it fears.

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Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.

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Director Lulu Wang brings humor to a sobering family situation in "The Farewell".

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