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NBC's Stephanie Stanton takes a look at the career and legacy of Robin Williams.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 10- The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" earned $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, easily winning a box office battle with Marvel's outer space hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 10- The return of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" kicked up $65 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canadian movie theaters over the weekend, winning a box office battle with Marvel's hit "Guardians of the Galaxy."
Consumers are suddenly unable to place advance orders to buy DVDs or Blu-ray discs of films from Walt Disney Studios.
A survey from Variety says YouTube stars are more popular among teens than Hollywood stars. The "Squawk Alley" team share their opinions.
Aug 6- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street's expectations as executives stressed that they would not make a new bid for Time Warner Inc.. Fox on Tuesday withdrew the $80 billion offer that Time Warner had rejected.
Aug 6- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue and profit that exceeded analysts' expectations, helped by the box-office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past".
Aug 6- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a 16.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the box office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and growth in its cable network business.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down Disney's earnings and speaks to Disney CEO Bob Iger about the company's record earnings beat driven by its movie and theme park success.
Aug 6- Viacom Inc, the owner of cable networks MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount Pictures, posted lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as it released fewer movies in the second quarter.
The "Squawk Alley" team, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discuss Disney's acquisition of Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar, and the success of "Guardians of the Galaxy."
July 31- Outerwall Inc's quarterly profit fell by more than half as fewer movie DVD releases led to lower revenue for its Redbox video rental kiosk business.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan of "Street Signs" jokingly attributes his acting skills to Marlon Brando. SyFy's "Sharknado 2" will air tonight at 9/8c.
"Sharknado 2" screenwriter Thunder Levin, discusses the genesis of Sharknado, the success of the franchise and the challenges of filming in New York City.
"Sharknado 2: The Second One," the sequel to the swirling cult favorite, takes the SyFy channel by storm Wednesday night.
Social media is directly responsible for the success of the "Sharknado" franchise, says Ian Ziering, "Sharknado 2" actor, discussing the movie's smashing success on the eve of its Wednesday night premiere on the Syfy Network.
July 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company's write-down of film inventory on "Turbo". DreamWorks took an impairment charge of $13.5 million, or 12 cents per share, on "Turbo" in the fourth quarter due to the poor performance of the movie, about a garden snail that races in NASCAR.
July 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc quarterly revenue almost halved as "How to Train Your Dragon 2" failed to fly as high as the first movie in the series. After a run of three weak movies, DreamWorks had pinned its hopes on "How to Train Your Dragon 2". The movie contributed 3.7 percent to the total feature film revenue of $69.7 million in DreamWorks' second quarter.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Thomas Tull, Legendary Entertainment CEO, about the state of the movie industry and his plan for growth at home and in China. Tull said the focus is on making great content across the board.
The successes of 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards' show that Netflix is ready to be a player in TV. Fiscal Times reports.
Steve James was impressed by the work ethic of the minimum-wage workers he met while making his documentary, "The Value of Work." He thinks they deserve better.
Even if your team didn't make the World Series, it may have performed better—financially—than the pennant winner.
While it might not make a profit next quarter, Amazon is barreling ahead in its quest to dominate people's spending. The NYT reports.
Oct 23- A New York federal judge on Thursday officially barred embattled video streaming company Aereo, Inc from transmitting the programs of television broadcasters as they are being shown. The Supreme Court ruled on June 25 that the company had infringed broadcasters' copyrights by capturing live and recorded programs through antennas and transmitting...
The makers of "The Simpsons" are being sued for $250 million.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer goes "off the charts" with Explosive Options founder Bob Lang, for a closer look at entertainment stocks, including Disney and Time Warner.