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  • 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.

  • Bear says Netflix will never be profitable in THESE countries

    With a sell rating on the stock, Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, sees competition heating up for Netflix, saying he does not think Netflix will be profitable internationally. But Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners, has a buy on the stock.

  • Netflix up nearly 125% past 2 years Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 12:22 PM ET
    Netflix up nearly 125% past 2 years

    Netflix will report quarterly earnings after the closing bell today. Rich Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, discusses growth prospects for the company.

  • Adding up Netflix's numbers Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 5:33 AM ET
    Adding up Netflix's numbers

    The top-performing stock in the S&P 500 last year is reporting earnings after the bell, and some analyst are cautious on the company's subscriber growth, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Here's your 2016 Netflix series schedule Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 8:28 AM ET
    Kevin Spacey in House of Cards

    Netflix, continuing to ramp up its original-series production, announced a slew of release dates for new and returning series.

  • What to watch in Netflix's earnings Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:52 PM ET
    What to watch in Netflix's earnings

    Two areas of focus in Netflix's earnings next week, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin; and Christine Short, Estimize SVP, provides perspective.

  • Does a critical mauling matter for a movie? Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 8:49 AM ET
    Women pose for photos in front of a poster advertising the film 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on its opening day in Los Angeles on February 12, 2015.

    "Fifty Shades of Grey" and "Pixels" were nominated for the Golden Raspberry Awards, nicknamed the Razzies, as the worst movies of 2015.

  • 'Best picture' nominees grossed a total of $1.3B Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:33 PM ET
    A screen showing the Oscar nominees for Best Picture as announced by actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs during the Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California on January 14, 2016.

    Thanks to hits "The Martian" and "Mad Max," which both grossed over $150 million in the U.S., this year's crop is more successful than last year's.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In this Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, fantasy sports fans demonstrate outside the Financial District offices of New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, in New York.

    DraftKings has received a "gambling" license to operate in the U.K., even as it fights that label in the United States.


  • NEW YORK— The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril. Time Warner Inc., which has both networks and a production business, has been exploring the possibility of holding back some of its DC Comics superhero shows such as "The Flash" and "Supergirl." The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Time Warner is in talks to invest in Hulu and has told Hulu's owners...

  • Esurance Super Bowl ad

    One of the most talked companies this year was a brand that opted not to advertise in-game during the Super Bowl.

  • Super Bowl 50's most watched moments: TiVo

    Tara Maitra, TiVo GM & SVP, provides highlights of the most watched and re-watched commercials and football moments of the big game.