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  • Can 'Mall Cop' Save Media Earnings? Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | 6:20 PM ET

    Disney, Time Warner and News Corp all report earnings this week. What’s the media trade?

  • Oscar Snubs, Box Office Winners And Hotel Movies Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 4:55 PM ET

    The media have been flooded with articles and blogs complaining about the films, filmmakers and actors the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences snubbed this year. Everybody's got an opinion and MovieTickets.com took a vote.

  • And The Nominees Are.... Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | 4:01 PM ET

    The Academy Award nominations are out and the movie studios are counting their wins so far and their chances of taking home gold statuettes next month.

  • A Chilly Market At Sundance? Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 9:42 AM ET
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    This week the 25th annual Sundance film festival kicks off in Park City, Utah. But thanks to the economic downturn and the fact that last year's pricey Sundance purchases bombed at the box office, this year is going to be looking a bit chilly.

  • Steve Jobs—Entertainment Industry Impact Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 2:56 PM ET

    Steve Jobs is so much more than Apple's CEO. He's also been Disney's largest shareholder, since he sold his wildly successful Pixar to Disney in 2006. But Jobs' real impact in the entertainment business is his innovation in content distribution

  • Verizon, CBS Reach New Long-Term Agreements Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 1:13 PM ET
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    Verizon Communications and CBS said Monday they reached new long-term program carriage deals that will help bring more CBS shows to the telecommunications company's customers.

  • CBS TV.com Has Its Eye On Your Future Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 5:20 PM ET
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    CBS is relaunching its online TV site—TV.com—as the most comprehensive online destination for streaming TV content, information about shows, and fan communities.

  • Lions Gate Snaps Up TV Guide Network Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 1:41 PM ET

    Lions Gate Entertainment is the unexpected buyer of the TV Guide Network and TVGuide.com for $255 million from Macrovision Solutions. Just last month Macrovision announced it struck a deal to sell the divisions to media entrepreneur Allen Shapiro and a division of JP Morgan Chase for as much as $300 million.

  • Time Warner Cable Vs. Viacom Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 12:33 PM ET
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    As we start off the new year, Time Warner Cable and Viacom must be particularly relieved that they're back to business as usual. Revelers weren't the only ones watching the countdown to midnight.

  • Looking Back At 2008 As We Head Into 2009 Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 9:29 AM ET

    I've made my predictions for 2009, so It only seems appropriate to look back at the predictions I made a year ago. The world has been transformed by the financial crisis over the past year, so I have to say I'm pleasantly surprised by how much I actually got right, and how much continues to seem to be true.

  • Stocks Log Best Year-End Rally Ever! Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Tick Higher on Last Day of '08 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 2:42 PM ET

    Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Tick Higher on Last Day of '08 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 11:24 AM ET

    Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

  • Futures Jump on Drop in Jobless Claims Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 8:36 AM ET

    Futures turned higher Wednesday after a report showed a sharp drop in jobless claims last week.

  • Can the Music Biz Save Itself Online in '09? Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    The four major music labels are teaming up to create a new online video venture. Will it work? Or will they fall back on failing ways?

  • Hollywood's Happy, Even Without A Record Year Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | 12:26 PM ET
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    Hollywood loves breaking box-office records, yet studio executives aren't griping that their 2008 lineup will fall a bit shy of the all-time high set a year earlier.

  • Buy On Benjamin Button? Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    Which of the hotly anticipated Christmas movies could boost studio stocks? Find out from one of Wall Street’s best media analysts.

  • Redstone's Christmas Gift: Extended Debt Deadline Monday, 22 Dec 2008 | 12:52 PM ET
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    National Amusements is weighing selling its theater chain to generate the cash to pay its debt, but Shari is opposing the sale of the theaters, pushing Redstone to consider selling other assets.

  • Need A Job? You Might Have To Think North Dakota Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 9:51 AM ET
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    So now we know. We are in the 12th month of a nasty recession, we have lost billions in net worth, and we have lost at least a couple million jobs in 2008.

  • GM Drags Down Dow Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 5:47 PM ET
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    The Dow fell on Thursday as a sharp drop in oil prices sent the energy sector tumbling and disappointing profit outlooks raised the specter of a worsening economy.