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  • Things are getting serious at the Magic Kingdom: Disney started an internal cost-cutting review and is mulling layoffs.

  • What's Next for Hulu After CEO Jason Kilar Resigns? Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Jason Kilar

    Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced in a blog on Friday that he'll be stepping down in the first quarter. While the news was not unexpected, the timing was certainly a surprise.

  • Cars, Homes Smarten Up at Vegas Tech Extravaganza Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 11:53 PM ET
    Attendees visit exhibitors in the PMA @ CES TechZone at the 2012 International CES.

    At the world's largest technology conference that kicks off on Monday, the most intriguing innovations showcased may be gadgets and technology that turn everyday items into connected, smarter machines.

  • Hollywood, California

    It took Leatherface and his chainsaw to chase tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins out of the top spot at the box office.

  • Anti-Fracking Movie Hits Theaters     Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    "Promised Land," starring Academy Award winner Matt Damon opens nationwide today. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Katie Pavlich, Townhall Magazine, discuss.

  • Manti T'eo #5 of Notre Dame moves against Wake Forest on November 17, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana.

    The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.

  • 'Law & Order' Creator Pens Novel     Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    Dick Wolf, creator of "Law & Order" series and "Intercept" author, talks about his foray into the literary world and the state of the media industry.

  • Lance Armstrong Considers Admitting Doping: Report Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | 8:10 AM ET
    Lance Armstrong

    The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

  • French actor Gerard Depardieu

    French film star Gerard Depardieu received a hug from President Vladimir Putin and a new Russian passport on Sunday after abandoning his homeland to avoid a new tax rate for millionaires.

  • Panasonic's Toughbook 53 model.

    Two thirds of the 420,000 patrol cars in the United States are equipped with Panasonic's rugged Toughbook computers, and chief Kazuhiro Tsuga sees the niche product as a model for how the sprawling conglomerate can make money beyond a gadget mass market increasingly dominated by Samsung Electronics and Apple.

  • Al Jazeera Buys Current TV     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:52 PM ET

    Al Gore's liberal TV network has been purchased by Al Jazeera, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Wendy's Rising Above $.99     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    Wendy's says its raising prices on a new value menu billed as right size, right price, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Al Gore's Current TV Snapped Up by Al Jazeera Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 12:06 AM ET

    Al Jazeera said on Wednesday it will buy Current TV, the struggling cable channel founded by Al Gore and partners, in a move that will boost the Qatar-based broadcaster's footprint in the United States.

  • Breaking Down the Disney-Netflix Deal Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 9:11 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Securing the rights to first-run Disney movies starting in 2016 is a big deal for Netflix — it sent Netflix shares soaring. It's the first time the streaming video service has acquired the rights to a major studio films in the 'premium TV' window, beating HBO, Showtime and Starz.

  • Help Wanted on Wall Street: Manage My Dates Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Someone claiming to be a Wall Street pro wants to outsource management of his online dating pursuits through Craigslist.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Apple or Pandora?     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Shares of Pandora are higher today ahead of its earnings report, and in the face of reported competition from Apple. Which stock is a buy now? Enis Taner, RiskReversal.com and Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kaiptal Management, discuss.

  • Soft Power: China's Wanda Eyes US Hotel, Movie Deals Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 12:10 AM ET
    Hollywood, California

    Dalian Wanda Group, the world's biggest owner of movie theaters, is in talks with Hollywood studios to co-produce films and is looking to buy and build hotels in U.S. cities as it eyes a $10 billion "soft power" spending spree.

  • Charter Has the Biggest Upside in Cable: CEO Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    Charter Communications, the St. Louis-based cable company, has more upside than any other U.S. cable company, CEO Thomas Rutledge told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Monday.

  • Look For Shifting Trends in Media Next Year     Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sam Powers, UBS, explains which major themes to expect next year in media M&A action.

  • 'Twilight' Shines in Third Box Office Win Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    "Twilight" sucked more money out of theaters over the weekend with $17.4 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.

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  • Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.