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  • What makes Netflix successful   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    What makes Netflix successful

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider, is excited about Netflix posting nearly 5 million subscribers in the first quarter, but says there is a huge momentum premium in the stock.

  • Crisis-hit Sony studio sends for rewrite Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Kazuo Hirai, left, and Michael Lynton shake hands during a news conference in Tokyo.

    Sony Pictures has adopted a more cost-conscious approach since being hacked, the FT reports.

  • Netflix rips higher; Analyst on sidelines   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    Netflix rips higher; Analyst on sidelines

    Netflix adding almost 5 million streaming subscribers in the first quarter. Robert Peck, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, is on the sidelines because of rising costs.

  • Netflix subscriber numbers soar   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    Netflix subscriber numbers soar

    Netflix beat expectations for subscriber growth adding 4.9 million streaming subscribers in the first quarter. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the interest in Netflix's content.

  • ATLANTA— Paul Walker is not only being remembered onscreen, but in music too: The tribute song for him, "See You Again," hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart Thursday. The song from rapper Wiz Khalifa and budding singer Charlie Puth is from the soundtrack for "Furious 7," the latest installment in the "Fast& Furious" film series that featured Walker.

  • Bible stories and thrillers make Morocco filming choice Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:16 AM ET

    But while the arched doorways, balconies and furnishings all say Roman-era Israel, the real-life setting is southern Morocco. Viewers in America and elsewhere in the world may not know it but they have seen a lot of Morocco in the past year. "Morocco has also been Somalia numerous times, including in the 2001 film" Blackhawk Down, "and more recently in the 2013" Captain...

  • Netflix brings 'Daredevil' to visually impaired Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 4:12 PM ET
    Netflix's Daredevil.

    Netflix series 'Daredevil' will have the option of audio narration. It's a victory for advocacy groups.

  • Netflix still has its mojo? This expert says yes   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 7:33 PM ET
    Netflix still has its mojo? This expert says yes

    King Lip, chief strategist at Baker Avenue Asset Management, says Netflix is doing well in content creation and sees growth potential in its international business.

  • Avid announces new free version   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Avid announces new free version

    Editing software company Avid is announcing a new free version of its software called Media Composer l First. Louis Hernandez, Avid Chairman, President and CEO, provides insight.

  • Hollywood’s robots in the real world Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:28 AM ET

    Robots aren't just for movies, but are now helping us with our daily routines. CNBC looks at how film favorites ended up on this side of the screen.

  • Piracy causes 'massive financial impact': Pro   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Piracy causes 'massive financial impact': Pro

    Roger Harvey, director, Australia & New Zealand of Irdeto, outlines the financial impact of media piracy.

  • 'Furious 7' burns box office rubber, sets record Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Scene from the Fast and the Furious

    "Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 12- It wasn't even a contest. That's a slender 59% drop from the Universal Pictures release's record-breaking $147.2 million debut and puts "Furious 7" on track to be the highest-grossing film in the history of the "Fast and Furious" franchise. "People feel like they're living through the summer movie season right now even though it's not summer,"...

  • How a Marvel superhero could help Netflix Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:37 AM ET
    A scene from "Daredevil" on Netflix.

    Daredevil may be a lesser-known Marvel superhero, but he could help Netflix add subscribers as it faces a growing host of rivals.

  • Surveying media's new landscape: Tom Werner   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 7:20 AM ET
    Surveying media's new landscape: Tom Werner

    Tom Werner, Carsey-Werner partners, shares his thoughts on the future of media and whether content is still king. I think the focus is on quality content, says Werner.

  • Late singers make virtual stage comeback   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    Late singers make virtual stage comeback

    Daniel Seah, CEO of Digital Domain, discusses the technology that the firm used to create virtual concerts of late singers like Tupac Shakur and Teresa Teng.

  • New Warner Bros video game brings Legos to life Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:46 PM ET

    Video game Lego Dimensions lets users animate real Lego figures of movie characters. New York Times reports.

  • New deal brings Disney blockbuster hits to Imax Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 10:22 AM ET
    Test image from Marvel's "Ant-Man"

    Imax and Disney announced a renewed agreement for a multi-picture deal, beginning this year through 2017.

  • 'Furious 7' dominates domestic box office   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 4:32 PM ET
    'Furious 7' dominates domestic box office

    "Furious 7" is on its way to be one of the year's highest-grossing releases.

  • Box office in high gear   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Box office in high gear

    Paul Dergarabedian, Rentrak, and Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital IQ, discuss summer box office and movie stocks.

Entertainment

  • A New Super Hero Universe Designed Just For Girls, Slated For Fall 2015.

    DC, Warner and Mattel are launching a new brand of entertainment, books and toys to get girls excited about superheroes.

  • Mattel discontinues 'SeaWorld Trainer Baribie' due to animal rights backlash.

    Mattel will stop making the SeaWorld Trainer Barbie doll, along with all its SeaWorld-related merchandise, NBC News reports.

  • Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, goes through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 in Richmond, Va., April 24, 2015.

    On Thursday, stock of Arris went up 20 percent because they announced an inversion deal. The company sponsors Carl Edwards in Nascar.

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