The Academy doubled the number of nominees for best picture to 10. No surprise "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side", "Precious", Inglorious Basterds and "Up in the Air" were on the list.
How much do you know about the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue? Take the following quiz and find out.
CNBC's parent, NBC Universal and cable giant Comcast are trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to approve their planned merger -- today filing a merger application and public interest statement.
The nation's second largest cable company reported results that were better than last year and better than expected, also announcing a quarterly dividend.
Sometimes it can be comical when, on the eve of a new technology paradigm, those who stand to benefit the most run for the exits out of fear of the unknown.
Steve Jobs revolutionized the music business, creating a new way for consumers to listen to music on the go, and buy songs.
James Cameron's sci-fi spectacular replaced his maritime melodrama as the biggest international release of all time during the weekend and is on the verge of claiming its worldwide crown, which also includes North American receipts, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday.
NBC's late night drama has finally come to a close — this morning Conan O'Brien and the network inked a deal.
James Cameron's "Avatar," from 20th Century Fox spacer, is on its way to beat "Titanic" and become the biggest movie at the box office ever. Over the three day weekend "Avatar" won nearly $55 million at the box office in the U.S. and Canada and another $129 million from overseas, putting its total at $1.12 billion international and half a billion in the US.
There were digs at NBC throughout the night at the 67th Golden Globe Awards.
MGM is waiting for a buyer to swoop in and save it from bankruptcy. Bids were technically due today at 2 pm eastern, and they're starting to trickle in. The historied studio has struggled with declining DVD sales and its attempt to re-start production with its latest movie "Fame" was a bomb. A dozen studios and private equity players signed non-disclosure agreements to evaluate the deal and now about six bids are expected.
Sure you like his show, but what about his book? Peak inside the playbook of celebrity talk show titan, Regis Philbin.
As America recovers from the worst financial crisis since the Depression, some of the nation’s chief executives are offering that rarest of statements — an apology.
It's a rough time for AOL employees — up 1,200 of them will get pink slips over the course of the week.
A couple months ago, when I was dreaming up ideas for my next CNBC documentary, I came up with the idea of doing something on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. It’s an incredible icon in the sports business world that has been going for 47 years. It has turned Cheryl Tiegs, Carol Alt, Christie Brinkley and Kathy Ireland into household names.
Now that 3D versions of movies have proven to be cash cows at the box office, the entertainment and consumer electronics industries are hoping to cash in on the experience in people's homes.
The Consumer Electronics Show officially opens today and though attendance will be slightly down, hopes are higher than ever that the gadgets and technology here will rev up the media business.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, a big high-tech gathering that will begin Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hollywood studios and consumer electronics makers plan to lay out some steps they are taking to simplify the digital future. The New York Times reports.
In 2009, the box office was remarkably robust, despite concerns about the pullback in consumer spending and competition with sophisticated home entertainment systems. People still like going to the movies — no matter what the economic environment.
Markets edged lower on the final trading day of a wild 2009. John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, and Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company, shared their market strategies.