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  • An Oscar statue is seen during the nominations announcements for the 88th Academy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016.

    Academy Award nominees in five categories will receive the annual "Oscar swag bag" — a prize worth upward of $220,000.

  • An image from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

    Walt Disney beat earnings expectations, bolstered by "Star Wars," but operating income in its key cable networks unit fell.

  • Can 'The Force' awaken Disney's profits? Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:42 AM ET
    Can 'The Force' awaken Disney's profits?

    Disney is a great buy right now because it is really undervalued, says Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital, sharing his outlook on the company's earnings and weighing in on the impact of cord-cutting on the future of media.

  • Disney's 3 big concerns... Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:36 AM ET
    Disney's 3 big concerns...

    Shares of Disney slide after losing millions of ESPN subscribers, and now analysts are watching whether "Star Wars" and Shanghai Park can boost the stock, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • 21st Century Fox earnings meet expectations Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:43 PM ET
    A sign outside the 21st Century Fox headquarters in New York.

    21st Century Fox reported quarterly earnings that met analyst expectations, but revenue that fell short of estimates.

  • Deadwho? Fox's Deadpool lights up social media Sunday, 7 Feb 2016 | 11:02 AM ET
    Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool

    Fox Studios's social media marketing campaign has launched Marvel Comics' cult sensation Deadpool into the mainstream.

  • Can 'Magic Tree House' save Lionsgate? Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 12:32 PM ET
    The Magic Tree House books

    Lionsgate revealed on Thursday that it had acquired "The Magic Tree House" books for an undisclosed sum and will be developing live-action films.

  • On Thursday, the board of Viacom Inc, the company that owns the Paramount movie studio, MTV and other assets, gave his chairmanship to Philippe Dauman and made Redstone chairman emeritus. Redstone, a Harvard- educated lawyer from Boston, became one of U.S. media's most powerful figures by building up his family's theater chain, National Amusements, starting in the...

  • Bull vs. Bear on Dreamworks Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 2:31 PM ET
    Bull vs. Bear on Dreamworks

    David Miller of Topeka Capital Markets and James Marsh of Piper Jaffray offer their takes on where Dreamworks' shares will be headed this year.

  • 'Back to the Future' car back in production Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 5:09 PM ET
    The DeLorean

    After more than 30 years, the DeLorean Motor Company will resume production of the 1982 DeLorean, made famous by the "Back to the Future" trilogy.

  • How to sell comic books when you're NOT Marvel, DC Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 11:00 AM ET

    Dynamite, IDW and BOOM! Studios have carved a new niche in comics with a mix of original content and well-known licensed characters.

  • Fines were a dream for banks: Adam McKay Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 2:20 AM ET
    Fines were a dream for banks: Adam McKay

    Adam McKay, director of new film The Big Short, talks about Wall Street, the financial system and greed and says banks did not learn any lessons from the financial crisis.

  • Disney postpones 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Disney postpones 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

    The next installment of Disney's 'Star Wars' franchise will now be released seven months later.

  • Disney pushes next 'Star Wars' to Dec. 2017 Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET
    Disney pushes next 'Star Wars' to Dec. 2017

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports Disney is pushing back the next installment of its blockbuster sci-fi franchise by seven months.

  • Star Wars VIII movie...delayed! Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 2:38 AM ET
    An image from "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens"

    The next instalment of the Star Wars saga has been delayed meaning it could be out with some serious competition, Avatar 2.

  • Netflix profits will accelerate 2017: Pro Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 3:30 PM ET
    Netflix profits will accelerate 2017: Pro

    What's the outlook for Netflix, with Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's, and Neil Doshi, Mizuho.

  • Disney postpones next 'Star Wars' by 7 months Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 2:44 PM ET
    A still image from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

    Disney's 'Star Wars: Episode VIII,' originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, will now debut on Dec 15, 2017.

  • Netflix waffles as US user saturation point looms Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 2:10 PM ET
    Netflix logo is reflected in the eye of a woman

    Shares of Netflix gave up some serious gains Wednesday as the Street digested the downside to growing adoption abroad.

  • How an Oscar snub may help a movie Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 1:58 PM ET
    Actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce nominees for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role at the announcement of the 88th Academy Awards nominations during a live news conference Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at the Academys Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

    Hashtags like #OscarsSoWhite have brought attention to a lack of minority nominees. Can it boost the box office?

  • Netflix accelerates internationally Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 10:18 AM ET
    Netflix accelerates internationally

    Discussing the play on Netflix, after huge international growth, but slowing domestically, with Mike Olson, Piper Jaffray.