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The creature-feature "Cloverfield" became the first monster hit released in 2008, debuting with $41 million, a record opening for January, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Should you expect big earnings next week from content providers, oil and more?
Good news for those who want their scripted TV shows back on air: The Directors Guild met all weekend long with the Producers Association, the AMPTP, and it sounds like they might be pretty close to a finding a compromise, which could prompt the writers to make a deal.
A "clever and sharp" restaurant guide company with "telling" rankings and "a penchant for quote marks" from its thousands of "in-the-know" reviewers is "on the block."
Walt Disney President and Chief Executive Robert Iger received a 7 percent increase in total compensation in fiscal 2007, to $27.7 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.
Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman narrowly took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office in North America with their comedy "The Bucket List," according to studio estimates issued Sunday.
Recession fears are sparking concerns about the media sector. Both Goldman Sachs and Sanford Bernstein issued negative notes Wednesday. Is there a trade?
CES is all about gadgets, but this year more than ever it's about getting CONTENT on those gadgets. What's the point of a gorgeous huge, super skinny high def TV, if not to watch high def movies at the touch of your fingertips. And all these fancy mobile devices, aren't they all just means to watch clear video on that tiny screen?
Bill Gates is calling this period in the company's history the dawn of a new digital decade, and his annual, keynote address at CES is chock full of news, both technologically and financially.
Nicolas Cage's "National Treasure" sequel was the top draw at North American movie theaters for a third consecutive weekend, while a pregnant schoolgirl delivered another healthy box-office bundle.
After beating their own benchmark index for the last five years, Standard & Poor’s equity research team is betting on the biggest U.S. jam maker and the Magic Kingdom, among 40 companies in this year’s PowerPicks stock portfolio, to outperform again in 2008.
Warner Bros. has become the latest studio to back Blu-ray exclusively. The announcement scheduled for Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas instead leaked out today with the studio now confirming the news.
For years, everyone's been waiting for an indication that either Sony's Blu-Ray or Microsoft and Toshiba's Blu-Ray format would emerge triumphant and the other would go the way of the BETA deck. Today, finally, a crucial tipping point in this battle in which the $20 billion dollar home video market is at stake.
The late night shows had their second night return to the airwaves and the networks are glad they are back after the two month hiatus. Their first night brought whopper increases in ratings--Nielsen reporting that Jay Leno, who returned without his writing staff, had his best ratings in years, 47 percent higher than his pre-strike average.
DVD-by-mail service Netflix will begin delivering movies and other programming directly to televisions later this year through a set-top box that will pipe entertainment over a high-speed Internet connection.
Happy 2008! I'm back from my travels and have spent the day reading up on all the news I missed while away (though news of Benazir Bhutto's assassination was everywhere, the international press doesn't follow Hollywood labor negotiations as closely).
Nicolas Cage led the North American box office for a second weekend with his "NationalTreasure" sequel, while the teen comedy "Juno" raced up the rankings despite playing in limited release.
Wal-Mart Stores Incquietly canceled its online video download service less than ayear after the site went live, a company spokeswoman saidThursday.
For a smart consumer play in 2008, Jeff Macke would trade a kingdom for a stock pick. Find out why this play has legs – as well as ears!
Retail dragged down the market in light post-Christmas trading. What's the word on the Street?