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  • Disney's Recession-Era Entertainment Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 12:58 PM ET
    Jonas Brothers

    Disney opens its "Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience" on about 1,200 screens Friday.

  • Hollywood's Not Board With Games Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:33 PM ET
    Clue board game

    Universal Studios is moving forward on plans to turn the board game "Clue" into a movie, again, nailing down the man behind Disney's Pirates of the Carribean hit, Gore Verbinski, to direct and produce.

  • Barney Frank Says 'Marketing Should Change' Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 5:56 PM ET

    Fresh off his objection of Northern Trust's spending this past weekend, Rebecca Jarvis and I interviewed House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank to talk about how companies that have taken bailout money should advertise.

  • Northern Trust

    Executives with Wachovia and Buick better start scaling back now because this much is now clear: If you or your parent company are receiving federal funds as part of the bailout, having big bashes and spending big money at sporting events is no longer acceptable.

  • Are Pure Play Movie Studios The Answer? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 11:17 AM ET

    With media conglomerates tanking, pure play movie studios Marvel and DreamWorks Animation look like pretty robust places to ride out the recession, on this day that both report earnings.

  • Yankees Should Make The Most Of Pitcher's Name Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 4:28 PM ET

    The New York Yankees don't have names on the back of their jerseys, but that doesn't mean that the team can't use Phil Coke to advertise their official soft drink deal with the Coca Cola Company.

  • Oscar's Advertising Gold Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 3:19 PM ET
    The Oscars

    The Oscars aren't just the biggest night of the year for film buffs and the celeb-obsessed, they're also one of the biggest annual events for advertisers, second only to the Super Bowl.

  • What's An Oscar Really Worth? Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 1:25 PM ET
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    I'm writing from the red carpet, where despite the recession Hollywood's busy getting ready for the big glamorous night; in other words, business as usual.

  • Disney

    I sat down for an exclusive interview with Dick Cook the Chair of Walt Disney Studios, who brokered the studio's big distribution deal with DreamWorks, Disney's first interview since the deal was announced.

  • Sports Illustrated Edits Out Danica's Tattoo Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 3:30 PM ET
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    We were reading one of our favorite sites this morning and found out that Sports Illustrated allegedly took the liberty to take the tattoo off the back of Danica Patrick in its Swimsuit Issue.

  • Liberty Media Saves Sirius XM From Bankruptcy Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 1:25 PM ET
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    Liberty Media's John Malone is indeed Sirius XM's CEO, Mel Karmizan's White Knight.

  • A-Rod News Conference: Live Blog Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 11:34 AM ET
    Alex Rodriguez

    Beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET we'll have constant updates and your reaction to Alex Rodriguez as he goes before the media in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.

  • Disney Launches New Boy-Targeted Cable Channel Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 10:14 AM ET
    Disney

    On Friday Disney launched Disney XD in 72 million homes, a new ad-supported basic cable channel targeting boys age six to fourteen.

  • Sirius XM Looks For A Buyer And To John Malone Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 3:48 PM ET

    Sirius XM Radio is trying to avoid filing for bankruptcy and is trying to renegotiate its pricey contracts.

  • Viacom Earnings Slide In Below Estimates Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 3:39 PM ET
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    Viacom's fourth quarter was slammed by restructuring charges, and the impact of the weak economy — slower consumer spending, lower advertising and fewer DVD sales.

  • Ana Ivanovic Poses For Sponsors Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 10:34 AM ET
    Ana Ivanovic

    As you might know, I am a big fan of tennis player Ana Ivanovic. That means any time we come across some new photos or ads, I'm going to post them.

  • Despite Economy, the Show Must Go On in Hollywood Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 9:35 AM ET
    Hollywood

    It's a city where perception is reality and image is everything. But Hollywood is having trouble keeping up appearances in the midst of the nation's economic downturn, even during its splashiest, most self-celebratory time: awards season.

  • What's Up This Spring For Sumner? Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 4:45 PM ET

    Viacom reports before the bell and analysts are eager for insight into Sumner Redstone's media giant's future.

  • Send in your best caption for this photo to , along with your name and where you are from.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted their best caption to our photo yesterday. We received more than 300 entries from all over the world, including captions from Guatemala, Australia and South Africa.

  • Can The DreamWorks-Disney Deal Be A Win-Win? Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 4:27 PM ET

    As I anticipated on Friday, Walt Disney Studios and DreamWorks announced a five-year, 30 movie distribution deal on Monday. Disney's Touchstone label will distribute the films and Disney will handle DVD sales and pay-TV distribution on "Starz".

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  • NEW YORK— Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs. The TV giant is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It's setting up a streaming TV service for millennials who don't watch a boob tube.

  • Which media networks are vulnerable?

    Eric Zinterhofer, non-executive chairman at Charter Communications, & Searchlight Capital's co-founder, discusses which media networks are thriving and which are vulnerable.

  • How grapefruit juice helps politicians reach the right voters.

    Data-crunching ad agencies help candidates target the right voters in the right spaces—including your specific TV.