Type of site
|Headquarters||13031 West Jefferson Boulevard|
Los Angeles, California, US
(Warner Bros (WarnerMedia)) (2005–2021)
(Fox Corporation) (2021–2022)
Walt Disney Television
(The Walt Disney Company) (2022-present)
|Launched||November 8, 2005|
TMZ is an American celebrity news website. It launched on November 8, 2005. The managing editor is Harvey Levin. The name TMZ stands for thirty-mile zone after the historic "studio zone" at the intersection of West Beverly Boulevard and North La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
The infotainment website was made as a project with AOL and Warner Bros., but is now solely owned by Fox Corporation after WarnerMedia sold TMZ on September 13, 2021. TMZ claims that pay for stories and/or interviews. However, Levin said that TMZ does "sometimes pay sources for leads on stories".
A syndicated television show, TMZ on TV, launched on September 10, 2007.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Jim Paratore, TMZ Founder, Dies at 58". TMZ. May 29, 2012. Retrieved July 2, 2012.
- ↑ "TMZ -- Pretty Mature for a 4-Year-Old". TMZ. November 8, 2009. Retrieved November 25, 2009.
- ↑ "TMZ on TV". TMZ. Retrieved 26 September 2014.
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