• Star Wars trailer debut  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    The newest edition to the Star Wars franchise is set to hit theaters December 18th, 2015. CNBC's David Faber discusses what the movies means to Disney's stock.

  • Investing in film: Who makes the cut?: CEO  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Lionsgate UK CEO Zygi Kamasa finances around 15 to 16 films annually, including both blockbuster hits and independent films.

  • Michael Fassbender will play Steve Jobs Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 3:46 PM ET
    Actor Michael Fassbender attends 'Meet The Actor' at Apple Store Soho on August 7, 2014 in New York City.

    The Sony scrapped Steve Jobs film was picked up by Universal. Michael Fassbender will now play the late tech visionary.

  • 'Hunger Games' curbing appetite for movie stocks? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Jennifer Lawrence in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

    Lionsgate is experiencing the fickle game of expectations on Wall Street after its latest "Hunger Games" movie fell short. But one media analyst tells CNBC not to worry too much.

  • 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.

  • Lionsgate's 'Hunger Games' blockbuster before open  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    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...

  • 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.



  • The Buffalo Bills take on the Green Bay Packers at home. Last season, former Bills owner Ralph Wilson averted a blackout at the last minute by buying thousands of tickets himself.

    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.

  • A look at the massive hack attack at Sony and the nastiness it revealed, with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta. It becomes a real business changer for a lot of people in Hollywood, says Auletta.

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...