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  • IMAX CEO: Netflix partnership an 'experiment'     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    Netflix has teamed up with the Weinstein Company to release a sequel of "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon." Rich Gelfond, IMAX CEO, discusses the simultaneous release with IMAX theaters.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.

  • Jessica Alba looks to expand business into Asia Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
    Jessica Alba

    Here's how actress Jessica Alba wants to expand her business, The Honest Company.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc could soon have a new Japanese owner in a deal that highlights the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.

  • Boardroom to the silver screen     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC Tyler Mathisen's former classmate Thomas Farrell, a Fortune 500 CEO of Dominion Resources, discusses the making of his civil war major motion picture "Field of Lost Shoes."

  • Matt Damon wants to be Bourne again—Jason Bourne Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Matt Damon at the 2014 CGI to promote his Water.org initiative.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he hopes to reprise the Jason Bourne character in a fifth installment of the popular movie franchise.

  • I'd like to be Jason Bourne again: Matt Damon     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Matt Damon and Gary White of Water.org.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he'd like to reprise the Jason Bourne character. "I've wanted to do it for years."

  • Next Hollywood-produced blockbuster: A start-up Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    As technology and entertainment merge, more big names in film and TV are launching accelerators to produce blockbuster start-ups.

  • "No Good Deed" collected $24.5 million in domestic ticket sales from Friday through Sunday, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak. "Guardians" became the first film of 2014 to bring in more than $300 million at North American theaters, distributor Walt Disney Co said.

  • Digital sales give 'Destiny' a boost: Activision CEO Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    The option to download 'Destiny' rather than buy the physical game likely helped drive record sales, says Activision's CEO.

  • Apple Pay a huge advantage: Disney CFO Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif.

    Disney's CFO says Apple Pay makes life easier for its guests and employees, and also addresses the company's acquisition of Maker.

  • Sept 8- Media company Studio 8, run by former Warner Bros executive Jeff Robinov, entered into a distribution deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment on Monday and said it planned to raise $1 billion in financing. Sony will also become an investor in Studio 8, which was founded in partnership with China- based investment group Fosun Group.

  • Ken Burns revisits 'The Roosevelts'     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Documentarian Ken Burns, discusses his latest film "The Roosevelts," where he takes an intimate look at Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most important families in American history.

  • Ken Burns needs to talk to Bill Gates     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Documentarian Ken Burns discusses Bill Gates' history initiative and efforts to make history dynamic and exciting for kids. Burns says Gates wants to permanently inspire people to be interested in history and he has the secret sauce to do so.

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- The artistic legacy of Hayao Miyazaki, the reclusive and bearded Academy Award-winning director and animator sometimes called Japan's Walt Disney, has never been more certain. A dozen years later, he masterminded what remains today as Japan's highest grossing film, the Academy Award-winning "Spirited Away".

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million in weekend sales to lead all films after more than a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million to lead all films after a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.

  • DreamWorks Studios names Turner executive CEO Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Sept 4- DreamWorks Studios, the movie production company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, named Michael Wright as chief executive. Wright is currently president and head of programming at Time Warner Inc's TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies television networks. DreamWorks Studios is known for movies such as "Lincoln", "The Hundred-Foot Journey" and "Need For Speed".

  • Disney to release new 'Frozen' material Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    The mini-sequel to Disney's smash hit will include new original music.

  • Netflix snags deal for 'Gotham' television series Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Netflix has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the television ecosystem undergoes dramatic change. The move for Nielsen, which dominates traditional TV ratings and Adobe, which has troves of...

  • A still of the cast of Three's Company.

    Suzanne Somers has come a long way since playing Chrissy Snow on "Three's Company" decades ago.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 16- CBS Corp is offering pay television providers the option to add the new CBS All Access streaming service to the packages they sell to consumers, Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said in an interview on Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, CBS launched the digital video-on-demand and live-streaming services in an effort to win viewers who are...