To fanboys across the country today is "Avatar Day": 20th Century Fox is giving a free, sneak peek at 16 minutes of James Cameron's much anticipated film. The movie doesn't come out until December 18, but needless to say, there's already incredible buzz.
When James Blake takes the court at the US Open in a couple weeks, he’ll be wearing his new Fila line. But unlike any athlete before him, the logo doesn’t spell out his initials or show a symbolic silhouette.
Sony spent $60 million dollars acquiring the rights to the last footage of Michael Jackson and now it has a plan to get its money worth.
These days anyone with an iPhone is a citizen journalist. And that makes the Southeastern Conference, which has a $3 billion plus, 15-year contract with CBS and ESPN very, very scared.
Whoever is making up the rules at the SEC, and in this case I mean the Southeastern Conference, should probably learn why blogs are successful before they make useless edicts.
The battle between video rental kiosk business Redbox and the movie studios is heating up. Redbox, which is owned by Coinstar is suing Time Warner's Warner Home Video, which has the biggest DVD business in the industry. The issue: Warner Bros. is effectively banning Redbox from renting its DVDs for 28 days after they go on sale.
As expected NewsCorp's MySpace announced today it's buying social music service iLike, the most popular music service on all social networks.
We were shocked when we saw the promotion. ESPN The Magazine offering its two million current subscribers a chance to get a full year of the magazine and its ESPN.com pay site, Insider, for $1 total. For those scoring at home, that’s less than 4 cents an issue and Insider, which on its own costs $40, for free.
If you find an Eagles No. 7 jersey at one of Dick's Sporting Goods stores, it will be a Ron Jaworski throwback and not a brand new Michael Vick. That's because the company has decided not to sell jerseys bearing Vick's name.
Call his act what you want. Old. Tired. Comical. But the bottom line for Brett Favre and the Vikings will be the bottom line. And it's looking pretty green right now.
Privately-held, debt-laden MGM announced some major management changes. CEO Harry Sloan is out, having taken the job soon after the studio was brought private in 2005 for $2.85 billion by Sony and Comcast, along with private equity firms Texas Pacific Group, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Quadrangle Group and a unit of Credit Suisse.
Late last night, the Washington Nationals signed their No. 1 pick Stephen Strasburg to a four-year, $15.6 million contract. So can the Nationals make back their money?
Sponsors that are along for the ride when a huge upset happens in sports normally have a lot to gain. After all, they paid the underdog pennies on the dollar and had a chance to reap big rewards. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn't.
Cox Communications has made it no secret that it's open to selling a majority stake in Travel Channel Media and my sources tell me bids for the cable channel are due tomorrow.
At some point on Saturday morning, as I reported on my Twitter page, the list of “corporate partners” on the Eagles Web site not only disappeared, the actual link which I saved on my computer had all the logos deleted from it.
President Obama said Sunday he's confident his drive to overhaul health care will succeed. The president writes in Sunday's New York Times about "health insurance reform" and says his attempt to overhaul the system is closer to reality "than we have ever been."
We assume Michael Vick will see plenty of signs from taunting fans on the road, and maybe even at home in Philly. So we dreamed up a couple phrases and worked them up to see how they looked.
Maybe the Atlanta Falcons should have thought about bringing Michael Vick back. Both dollar volume sales and number of tickets purchased on secondary ticketing site StubHub have tripled in the last 24 hours for the Eagles-Falcons game in Atlanta on Dec. 6. StubHub spokesperson Joellen Ferrer said that the game will soon overtake the Falcons’ home opener against the Dolphins on Sept. 13 as the highest grossing Falcons game of the season for the eBay-owned site.
Nielsen boxes are dinosaurs and despite Nielsen's expansion, the media and advertising business want to have a better sense of how and where people consume content. Sources tell me a major partnership is in the works.
Music fans around the world have a love-hate relationship Ticketmaster, which provides a seemingly infinite variety of live events, at a cost. Now the company is feeling the impact of the recession.