Netflix is launching a new season of Arrested Development on Sunday, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Hulu is also in the spotlight, with reports that Yahoo has put in a bid for the online video giant.» Read More
Steve Jobs is so much more than Apple's CEO. He's also been Disney's largest shareholder, since he sold his wildly successful Pixar to Disney in 2006. But Jobs' real impact in the entertainment business is his innovation in content distribution
President George W. Bush will be on TV tonight to deliver his farewell address. He has said, “Whatever I say, it shouldn’t be very long.” I’m sure he’s saving the "long" stuff for his book. But will his book be the must-read? Vote now.
Earlier this week, the National Football League Players Association was denied an appeal of a lawsuit brought about by retired NFL players, who claimed that the union failed to market their names and likenesses. We now have the list of how much the top 10 retired players were paid last year.
LiveStub, says the average selling price is $2,278 per seat and eBay's StubHub has the average this morning at $2,790 per seat.
Partners of LeBron James had us thinking after we saw this commercial teasing forward to an announcement this Sunday and something tells me the announcement isn’t that he’s going to play for a certain team.
Our post about the "inaccuracy" of AT&T's BlackBerry bold spot generated a lot of comments but the best one might have come in yesterday from a reader who pointed us to a Sprint commercial that I've seen many times and didn't notice the mistake.
AshleyMadison.com which matches married people looking to have affairs, got plenty of press last month when they announced that they'd be placing this ad in the Super Bowl program.
The auto show is under way in Detroit. But this year it's about far more than just having good-looking models and high mileage. The auto industry faces an even bigger battle with perception.
"American Idol" launches its eighth season Tuesday night and everyone's watching the ratings numbers to see how the aging giant holds up.
CBS is relaunching its online TV site—TV.com—as the most comprehensive online destination for streaming TV content, information about shows, and fan communities.
Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox outfielder, got into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his 15th and final try today and Cooperstown—a New York town—couldn't be happier.
I've written a lot in this space about endorsements and commercials that don't work. It obviously involves athletes because that's what I talk about. So I think it's appropriate to talk about an ad that doesn't involve any jocks, but might be the best Made-For-TV commercial of all time.
There is no bigger game in the ad biz than the Super Bowl. This is where the Mad Men face off not only through four quarters, but before, during and after the game. What if you could have the #1 commercial without even breaking a sweat? What if someone else made it for you for free?
University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is coming back for his senior season. And although Tebow is apparently not valuable enough to NFL teams to jump ship, there's still a whole lot of future that Tebow is risking by stepping out on the field for another run without a payday.
When Hollywood does sports movies, they are always careful to bring in consultants to make sure the action looks authentic. Well, it's only 30 seconds, but it appears like the folks at Research in Motion, parent company of the BlackBerry, should have brought in a sports consultant for its spot that has been running incessantly during NFL games.
President-elect Barack Obama got plenty of buzz when he talked about his want for a college playoff. Obama was asked last night by CNBC what he thought about Utah's claim for a national championship, given that they are the only undefeated team.
Counting on that government coupon to help pay for the cost of a converter box? You may be out of luck.
Lions Gate Entertainment is the unexpected buyer of the TV Guide Network and TVGuide.com for $255 million from Macrovision Solutions. Just last month Macrovision announced it struck a deal to sell the divisions to media entrepreneur Allen Shapiro and a division of JP Morgan Chase for as much as $300 million.
The most notable asset Relativity is acquiring is Rogue's library of about 30 films, which can be monetized though DVD sales, TV rights (on the likes of HBO), and now digital distribution. Rogue is known for what Hollywood calls "genre" films, horror films aimed at moviegoers 25 and under, made with a relatively low budget.
I believe it's the first time two teams with over $100 million athletic budgets played each other. Texas has an athletic department budget of $101 million, while Ohio State's falls at $115.4 million. No other college football team in the nation tops the $100 million mark.