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  • 2008 Media M&A Heading For A Drop Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    PricewaterhouseCoopers just released a new report on merger and acquisition activity in the media and entertainment space and the outlook is grim.

  • Disney's Recession-Era Entertainment Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 12:58 PM ET
    Jonas Brothers

    Disney opens its "Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience" on about 1,200 screens Friday.

  • Hollywood's Not Board With Games Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:33 PM ET
    Clue board game

    Universal Studios is moving forward on plans to turn the board game "Clue" into a movie, again, nailing down the man behind Disney's Pirates of the Carribean hit, Gore Verbinski, to direct and produce.

  • With the market at a 12-year low, it's a healthy exercise to try and find some good things in this world. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't think of...

  • Dow Components: 1997 vs. 2009 Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 10:34 AM ET

    Finishing the day at 7,114.78 yesterday, the Dow closed at its lowest level since May 7, 1997.  7 of the 30 current Dow components were not in the index when the Dow last saw these levels.

  • What it Takes to Move the Dow Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 3:42 PM ET

    As the Dow now contains five stocks under $10 (GM, C, BAC, AA, & GE), the Dow Industrials index has come under greater scrutiny on whether it is still a good gauge of the overall market.

  • Gold Shines in Tough Times Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 9:06 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    Regarded as a safe investment, gold often shines during turbulent times when increased demand typically drives up prices. For the first time since last March, gold settled above $1,000 an ounce on Friday.  Since its low back in November, when gold was just over $700 an ounce, the bullion has risen 42%. During the same period the S&P 500 has plunged 15%.

  • Oscar's Advertising Gold Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 3:19 PM ET
    The Oscars

    The Oscars aren't just the biggest night of the year for film buffs and the celeb-obsessed, they're also one of the biggest annual events for advertisers, second only to the Super Bowl.

  • Disney

    I sat down for an exclusive interview with Dick Cook the Chair of Walt Disney Studios, who brokered the studio's big distribution deal with DreamWorks, Disney's first interview since the deal was announced.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 10:44 AM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.

  • Live Blog: A-Rod News Conference Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 1:28 PM ET

    This is a live blog on how Alex Rodriguez is handling questions from reporters in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.

  • Disney Launches New Boy-Targeted Cable Channel Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 10:14 AM ET
    Disney

    On Friday Disney launched Disney XD in 72 million homes, a new ad-supported basic cable channel targeting boys age six to fourteen.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:50 AM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Forgot to Buy Flowers? Just Drop the ‘R’ Bomb. Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 12:50 PM ET

    So, you forgot to buy flowers for Valentine’s Day. Nice going, slick. Well, lucky for you there’s a recession going on, which is offering a convenient excuse for getting out of just about anything from marriage proposals to being cheap on Valentine’s Day.

  • Sirius XM Looks For A Buyer And To John Malone Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 3:48 PM ET

    Sirius XM Radio is trying to avoid filing for bankruptcy and is trying to renegotiate its pricey contracts.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 12:24 PM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Despite Economy, the Show Must Go On in Hollywood Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 9:35 AM ET
    Hollywood

    It's a city where perception is reality and image is everything. But Hollywood is having trouble keeping up appearances in the midst of the nation's economic downturn, even during its splashiest, most self-celebratory time: awards season.

  • Black Eye For CBS? Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 8:34 AM ET

    Talk about winning the battle but losing the war. CBS is home to some of television's top rated shows, including 60 Minutes, the CSI series and other fine entertainment properties.

  • Favre Sale Is On! Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 2:49 PM ET

    After ESPN reported this morning that New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre was retiring, we were waiting to see how long it would take the team to put Favre items on sale.

  • Can The DreamWorks-Disney Deal Be A Win-Win? Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 4:27 PM ET

    As I anticipated on Friday, Walt Disney Studios and DreamWorks announced a five-year, 30 movie distribution deal on Monday. Disney's Touchstone label will distribute the films and Disney will handle DVD sales and pay-TV distribution on "Starz".