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Janet Jackson Doc ‘Malfunction’ Explores Blacklisting Claims, Les Moonves Involvement in Super Bowl Controversy

“I’m really grateful we’ve arrived at this moment of a cultural reckoning and a reevaluation of what happened,” says Jenna Wortham, a culture writer for The New York Times, at one point during Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson. “But we should never forget what they did to Janet. We should never forget that […]

Les Moonves Settles With ViacomCBS Over Departure

ViacomCBS and former CBS CEO Les Moonves have settled their arbitration over the executive’s firing by the company. Under the terms of the settlement, $120 million that had been placed in a guarantor trust will be returned to the company, according to a securities filing Friday afternoon. “Leslie Moonves, CBS and a contractor to CBS […]

Hollywood’s #MeToo Dilemma: When Alleged Predators Also Give Generously to Charity

A look into the dilemma nonprofits face on what to do when a prominent donor such as Harvey Weinstein, Bryan Singer or Les Moonves falls from grace.

Writer E. Jean Carroll Details Sexual Assault Claims Against Leslie Moonves and Trump

Renowned writer and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll claims in a new excerpt from her upcoming book, 'What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal' — shared in a cover story for New York magazine — that she was sexually assaulted by disgraced former CBS exec Les Moonves and President Donald Trump.

Critic’s Notebook: CBS’ Upfront Accentuates the Positive, Glosses Over the Negative

CBS' new shows actually looked pretty decent, and at least the network didn't ignore Les Moonves entirely, but who thinks sticking with the scandal-infected 'Bull' is a good idea?

Former CBS Chief Les Moonves Forfeits Majority of 2018 Earnings

Leslie Moonves, the former CEO of CBS, earned $47.1 million in 2018 but also forfeited $34.5 million of that in stock awards, according to a regulatory filing Friday.

Cybill Shepherd Doubles Down on Leslie Moonves: “Les Was Not More for Me”

Cybill Shepherd is echoing statements she made in December of Les Moonves, when she said her 1995-98 sitcom 'Cybill' got canceled after she rebuffed advances by the former CBS boss.

Les and Julie Chen Moonves Still Dining at Hollywood Hotspots

Fighting with CBS for $120 million in severance, Les Moonves has been seen dining with his wife Julie Chen at industry canteens.

Financial Times Affiliated Outlet Removes Moonves Quotes From Disputed Interview

An outlet run by the Financial Times has taken the unusual step of yanking all quotes attributed to Les Moonves from an article about the former CEO of CBS after his representatives said he never spoke to the reporters who wrote the story, which remains published, though now with a lengthy "Editor's note" explaining the omissions.

Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh Take a Jab at Les Moonves at Golden Globes

Golden Globes 2019 co-hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh save one joke for Les Moonves, the former CBS chief, when introducing the 'Big Bang Theory' cast.

Cybill Shepherd Says Her Show Was Canceled After She Declined Les Moonves’ Advances

Cybill Shepherd on Thursday revealed that she too had once been propositioned by disgraced former network titan Les Moonves.

A “Favor” for Leslie Moonves: Casting Directors Speak Out on Hollywood’s “Compromising” Culture

Several casting directors say they receive the kinds of queries Peter Golden got from Leslie Moonves with regularity, and they see them as a kind of occupational hazard.