President Obama is really the ultimate celebrity — up there with Jerry Seinfeld and Johnny Carson. His appearance on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show" puts him up there with the biggest stars of all time, in terms of his effect on ratings.
Talk of Google's advertising machine raises natural questions about the company's future.
Thursday was a busy night for media giants. At News Corp, the weak ad markets, a struggling stock price, and the exit of the company's number two, is prompting a major restructuring and management shakeup.
Options traders are snapping up calls as Disney bounces off a new 52-week low today.
There’s lots to talk about at Disney’s shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday, but at the top of the list will be the steep decline in share price.
Its obvious the studios are telling their execs to pull back on expense account spending. Just look at the crowds — or rather the lack thereof — at some of LA's most popular restaurants.
I caught a pre-screening of "Watchmen" of one of the most hotly-contested and highly-anticipated movies of the year. Expect the power of marketing, the fanboy, and the success of the filmmaker's last film, "300," to help it prevail at the box office.
PricewaterhouseCoopers just released a new report on merger and acquisition activity in the media and entertainment space and the outlook is grim.
Jordan Belfort ran the investment firm Stratton Oakmont. In his book he takes his readers on a real life journey into “jerk world” where real life jerks gloat over those poor schmucks they lied to and those they robbed.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and Whole Foods popped while Chesapeake Energy and Wells Fargo dropped.
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.
A-Rod had to face the music, so we give him no credit for doing this in front of the media. We have to appreciate his honesty when he basically said he wasn't sure if he'd say anything had it not been for the Sports Illustrated report.
We were reading one of our favorite sites this morning and found out that Sports Illustrated allegedly took the liberty to take the tattoo off the back of Danica Patrick in its Swimsuit Issue.
This is a live blog on how Alex Rodriguez is handling questions from reporters in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.
Looking to cash in on nostalgia, many companies are updating hit dolls and games of the past to appeal to a new generation of kids.
Sirius XM Radio is trying to avoid filing for bankruptcy and is trying to renegotiate its pricey contracts.
CNBC's "Power Lunch" team asked some of the best and the brightest from America's big financial firms to list the most promising stocks. Strategists from Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Cowen & Co. and Deutsche Bank offered CNBC their stock picks.
The pace of corporate layoffs picked up sharply in January 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.
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.
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.