• Movie slate stock picks     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Discussing the hottest stocks in the movie space right now, with Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets senior analyst.

  • Did 'Hunger Games' miss the mark?     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    The new "Hunger Games" brought in $123 million, but that's way less than was expected. Brent Lang, Variety reporter, and Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets senior analyst, discuss why the number was a disappointment.

  • Jaunt's 360-degree Paul McCartney concert     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Jaunt CEO Jens Christensen, discusses the release of Paul McCartney's 360-degree concert, and where the virtual reality industry is going.

  • The Hunger Games in numbers     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    "Catching Fire"

    The latest installment in the Hunger Games trilogy comes out on Friday. We take a look at how the series as done so far.

  • Cramer: Cosby alleged story shocking     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    With Nielsen announcing it is going to begin to measure viewership on Netflix, CNBC's Jim Cramer provides his outlook for the streaming service and shares his thoughts on the Bill Cosby story.

  • 'Ganja-preneurs' find funds on TV show     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells spoke to Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull of "The Marijuana Show," about some of the crazy ideas they heard for their new reality show which features pot entrepreneurs. Shark Tank investor Kevin O'Leary, weighs in.

  • China's investing in manufacturing in...America? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Miao Wang, filmmaker

    In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."

  • Like Shark Tank... but with pot     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Wendy Robbins and Karen Paull of "The Marijuana Show," are in search of the next big business idea that will take the marijuana industry by storm.

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1" is off to a massive start with the most advance ticket sales of any film this year.

  • TOKYO, Nov 18- Japan's Sony Corp said it is aiming to lift its movie and TV revenue by more than a third in the next three years as it cuts costs and invests in potential hit films, including a new Spider-Man movie. Loss-making Sony has been under pressure to show its entertainment business can be a stronger contributor to growth after rejecting last year a proposal...

  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1M Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic "Interstellar" slid to third in its second week with an estimated $29.2 million. The film continues to blast off overseas, where it took in $106 million over the weekend, with sales particularly boosted by a strong opening in China. "This was a gamble," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.

  • Live in 'The Godfather' mansion for $2.8 million Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 5:27 PM ET
    From left, Salvatore Corsitto as Bonasera, James Caan as Santino “Sonny” Corleone and Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in the film “The Godfather.”

    The Staten Island house that hosted scenes of Don Corleone's family life in the movie "The Godfather" is on the market.

  • Toy brands & the future of content     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports why DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro would want to merge; and Morgan Brennan reports what the deal could mean for Hasbro and toy stocks.

  • Amazon & Hachette strike deal     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    Amazon and Hachette have reportedly reached an e-book and print agreement. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • 3 Reasons why Hasbro-DreamWorks makes no sense     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    I don't see this deal being of good value for Hasbro and its shareholders, says Eric Handler of MKM Partners, explaining why he has significant reservations about Hasbro's interest in acquiring DreamWorks Animation.

  • Nov 13- Viacom Inc, owner of the Paramount movie studio and cable network MTV and Comedy Central, reported stronger-than-expected profit and revenue due to higher affiliate fees and the box-office success of movies such as "Transformers: Age of Extinction". Revenue in Viacom's movie business, the company's second biggest, rose 12 percent in the fourth quarter,...

  • Disney must bless Hasbro, DreamWorks deal: Analyst Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    Film producer and CEO of DreamWorks Animation SKG Jeffrey Katzenberg poses with the character Shrek for photographers during a media event before the evening's premier of "Shrek the Third," June 7, 2007, in Paris.

    Hasbro's relationship with Disney could complicate the toymaker's potential purchase of DreamWorks Animation, said Piper Jaffray analyst Steph Wissink.

  • Dream deal? Hasbro's play for DreamWorks     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin provides the latest on Hasbro's interest in acquiring DreamWorks Animation, and discusses the ultimate value of the animation studio.

  • Social media ineptness helped fund 'Still Waters' Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    First-time director Chris Lowell says he and co-writer Mohit Narang were so "inept" when it came to social media they needed help just setting up Facebook accounts and figuring out how to Tweet. The filmmakers raised $207,061 in crowd-funding, more than three times the $63,021 they set out to obtain, making it the 13th most successful Kickstarter campaign ever.

  • Dream team in the works?     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Steph Wissink, Piper Jaffray senior analyst, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss whether synergies between Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation make sense for a merger.



  • Game of Thrones actress Hannah Murray

    Tencent Holdings is partnering with HBO network to stream its TV shows, which may draw scrutiny from Chinese authorities.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain: a 65 "Vizio television at Walmart for $648. Unit sales are already up this year so far, says Stephen Baker, vice president for industry analysis at NPD Group, which tracks TV sales. Best Buy is featuring a 50 " Panasonic for $199.99.

  • BEIJING, Nov 25- Chinese Internet firm Tencent Holdings Ltd is partnering with Time Warner Inc's HBO network to stream its TV shows, which are known for their provocative content and may draw scrutiny from the country's authorities. Tencent will be the exclusive online provider of HBO series such as "Game of Thrones"- which features gore, nudity, and incest- "True...