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Disney was hit hard by the economy in its fiscal first quarter, shares falling about ten percent in after-hours trading.
I think it's wait-and-see for Michael Phelps' sponsors, but you'll hear a lot about these morality clauses that are in endorsement contracts that allow a company to get out if their endorser messes up.
Just when we thought the Screen Actors Guild was close to negotiating a new contract with the AMPTP, which represents the big movie studios, more drama disrupted the plans.
The amazing comeback tandem of Ben Roethlisberger and Santonio Holmes might have taken Steelers linebacker James Harrison out of the MVP running and a trip to Disney World, but that doesn't mean he isn't poised to cash in.
Despite the deepening recession, Hollywood is bucking the trend and actually breaking records on the upside.
We are a world that likes to build people up and then is ready to tear them down. When athletes are torn down because of a mistake in their personal life, we only forget thanks to their sporting excellence.
Not all Super Bowl marketers are spending millions to produce sleek commercials some are working with consumers, so they spread the word for them.
Experts and analysts have written the obit on Netflix so many times I've stopped ordering flowers for the funeral. We got unprecedented access inside Netflix's operations and you won't see it anywhere but here on Funny Business.
Ahead of Disney and Time Warner's earnings reports next week, both companies are moving forward with layoffs. The strategy is probably to get the news out ahead of the post-earnings conference calls.
The Super Bowl is a strange beast in that it's one of the only events where there isn't a true public sale.
The on-and-off negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Association has been worthy of a daytime soap.
Americans love competition and now they're getting a high stakes battle from two of the nation's most loved brands: Coke and Pepsi.
Earlier today, the ShamWow! won our “As Seen On TV” bracket by beating the George Foreman Grill in the championship round. Now, "Vince Offer" does his first ever interview with us here on CNBC.com.
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.
When the Super Bowl airs on NBC this Sunday a lot of people will be paying more attention to the commercials than the game itself, and this year those ads will be entering a whole new dimension.
CNBC has confirmed that "Rod Tidwell" himself will be at the Super Bowl as his Arizona Cardinals play in the game for the first time. It is not known whether "he" will be wearing his No. 85 jersey around town.
Fans who are used to showing up to the Super Bowl city on Wednesday to go to the parties will have a rude awakening in Tampa this year if they're expecting much of the same.
It's been, a long, pricey road: years of conflict, a four year legal battle culminating in several weeks of court testimony.
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.
Reality TV's biggest off-air conflict just resolved with a lot more civility than anything you'll see on reality TV. Two class action suits demanding more than $4 million in overtime violations just settled.
NEW YORK— Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots,"'' Rodgers+ Hammerstein's Cinderella, "'' If/Then" and "Cabaret." The series, sponsored by Broadway Across America, is the second time "The Balancing Act" has taken interest in Broadway shows. There are many, many outlets...
LOS ANGELES— For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. The trainer teaches rescue dogs to beg, bark and bow or sit, stand and shake for movies, TV and the Broadway stage. Berloni's stable of stars— all found from shelters— have appeared in Broadway shows, touring companies, special events, the New York City Ballet, movies, television and commercials.
BOGOTA, Colombia— For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation. But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV soap opera dramatizing the life of Colombia's only Roman Catholic saint is shrouded in controversy after devotees of the missionary nun known universally as Madre...