As global markets reel from a brutal selloff and a subsequent rally, the cable and media industry has been battling a home-grown rout of its own.» Read More
August is here, bringing the final few pieces of data the Fed has left to consider before it holds its rates meeting in September.
What's new at the movies this weekend?
The presidential race next year is expected to add a significant revenue stream for media companies, which could send those shares higher.
ANAHEIM, California, July 26- For the first time, cable TV network Nickelodeon staged a casting call at VidCon, a convention that draws stars of YouTube and social media like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat and their passionate followers. The Viacom- owned channel's talent search is one way traditional TV networks are recruiting Internet personalities to build...
Being Sumner Redstone's driver involves many trips to the bank, his former chauffeur Tim Jensen says.
Movie theater audiences are engaging with ads in the form of video games, according to a software company.
Paramount Pictures wants to speed up the timetable for movies being viewed in homes and when they finish their runs in theaters. It has cut a deal that affects the next "Paranormal Activity" sequel and a zombie comedy.
Hotly anticipated new releases fizzled at the box office this long Independence Day holiday weekend, while two holdovers continued to sell tickets.
July 2- Unpaid internships are legal when they are closely tied to interns' educations, a U.S. appeals court in Manhattan said on Thursday in reversing a decision that Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc broke the law by not paying interns. The lower courts erred in finding the interns should have been treated as employees because Fox derived some benefit from their...
July 2- Unpaid internships are legal when they are closely tied to interns' educations, a U.S. appeals court in Manhattan said on Thursday in reversing decisions that Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc and The Hearst Corp broke the law by not paying interns. The lower courts erred in finding the interns should have been treated as employees because the companies...
In a note to clients Wednesday, JPMorgan issued a list of stocks the firm believes could provide excess returns in the second half of the year.
New Bugs Bunny and Scooby Doo cartoons are coming! Time Warner is making them as part of a push to expand in the children's TV business.
SHANGHAI, June 24- Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd is making its first Hollywood movie investment and partnering with Paramount Pictures to promote the studio's latest "Mission: Impossible" installment in China. The film unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will collaborate with Viacom Inc subsidiary Paramount in online ticketing, promotion and merchandising for "...
People have pretty much stopped watching commercials and instead just switch to their smartphone, according to new data.
NEW YORK, June 10- Warner Music Group Corp has agreed to pay hundreds of former interns more than $4.2 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of underpaying them. The settlement, disclosed in papers filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, is the latest in a series struck by media and entertainment companies over claims they paid...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, June 2- Google Inc has asked a federal judge to require three major movie studios to comply with subpoenas it believes may help show they conspired with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood as he investigated the Internet search company. In a request made public on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Google said Viacom Inc, Twenty-First Century Fox...
The Wall Street summer ritual occurs when Russell Investments updates the component companies in its Russell 1000, 2000, and 3000 indexes.
*Small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 to add, delete components. *$5 trillion benchmarked to Russell indexes. NEW YORK, May 29- Investors trying to capitalize on the annual tweaks to the makeup of Russell stock indexes may produce a rush of transactions worth over $40 billion in the final moments of trading on Friday, June 26, when those changes are formalized.
Music streaming service Spotify will start offering video content with partners that include Comedy Central and Vice News.