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  • 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".

  • Nike Reacts To A-Rod Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 7:45 PM ET
    Alex Rodriguez

    After Alex Rodriguez' ESPN interview aired tonight, in which he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, the slugger's most valuable endorser, Nike issued this comment.

  • New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez admitted to ESPN this afternoon that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003 while playing with the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez apologized, saying he was "young, stupid and naive."

  • Disney - DreamWorks Deal? Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 3:24 PM ET

    Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks is now in advanced negotiations with Disney to distribute its films through  through its Walt Disney studio.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 11:20 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:18 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.

  • Death of the DVD? Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 10:56 PM ET

    The fall of this near-passé technology could mean the rise of Netflix.

  • Disney's Tragic Kingdom Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 4:55 PM ET

    The company's stock had made a bold effort - easily among the best performing media stocks in the past year. But the last quarter was the first full one since the economy fell off a cliff, and the Magic Kingdom is now facing reality.

  • Stimulus Bill Dumps Movie Industry Tax Breaks Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    Tuesday the House dropped a provision from the stimulus bill that would allow film projects in 2009 to qualify for 50 percent write-offs, worth some $250 million in tax breaks.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 11:55 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. Clorox, Time Warner Cable and Fidelity National Financial were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.

  • Refunds Kick Start The Futures Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 9:23 AM ET

    Futures are modestly higher today after yesterday's rally, there are some big Treasury refundings coming, on top of some very large corporate bond issuances coming from the likes of Procter & Gamble, Novartis, and Altria.