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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 Warner Bros. as of 2009. 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.

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