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The Mouse House is bringing its short form content to the most popular video site on the web: YouTube. Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN reached an agreement to release short-form content on Google's YouTube. Together they're launching ad-supported channels for ESPN, which will launch mid-April and for ABC, ABC Family, and ABC News, which will launch in early May.
It was a manic Monday for CBS, suffering double blows from the auto industry and an analyst downgrade.
Being an independent studio rather than part of a media conglomerate, isn't helping Lionsgate avoid pink slips. The movie studio announced Friday that it's cutting 45 jobs.
Movie and TV schedules haven't been interrupted, so it's easy to forget that Hollywood is still mired in labor conflict. Screen Actors Guild members have been working without a contract since their deal with the studios expired last summer. Now a fringe group of SAG members are pointing fingers and calling names, asking the government to investigate the antitrust practices of the media giants.
This will be a monster-size weekend at the movies, and I"m not just talking about box office numbers. Yes, if you have kids, you're sure to find yourself at a matinee of "Monsters vs. Aliens," which is opening on 3,500 screens.
President Obama will talk about the economic stimulus plan in tonight's primetime news conference, but the very networks he's using to reach the American public are getting the opposite of a stimulus.
DVD revenues and high profit margins were the movie industry's cash cow...but not anymore. DVD sales are declining and creating a real problem for the studios.
Ticketmaster Entertainment and Live Nation's proposed merger is under the microscope.
Senators, celebrities, Starbucks, Microsoft — they all use Twitter as a tool to communicate. CNBC and now Power Lunch tweets — Michelle Caruso Cabrera just posted a message from the set of the show.
President Obama is really the ultimate celebrity — up there with Jerry Seinfeld and Johnny Carson. His appearance on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show" puts him up there with the biggest stars of all time, in terms of his effect on ratings.
It was only a matter of time before Hollywood would start tackling this recession head-on. Yes, escapist films do incredibly well in tough times — people are happy to forget their troubles in a cool theater.
Ticketmaster Entertainment is infamous for its ticketing charges. Now it's suffering from a $1.1 billion charge — a goodwill write-down on the decline in its stock. The stock is trading around $4, less than a quarter of its price when it spun off from Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp in August.
It says a lot about the intersection of politics and entertainment that President Barack Obama will pitch his economic recovery plan on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" tonight. Obama has broken a number of barriers, and now he'll be the first sitting president to make this kind of appearance on late night TV.
Talk of Google's advertising machine raises natural questions about the company's future.
If you devour paparazzi pics and/or obsessively follow celebrities' every move online, perhaps you'd also like to dress like Hollywood's A-list. That's what image licensing startup, Gum Gum, is counting on.
Over 20 of the 39 pilots being shot by the TV networks are *not* shooting in California. The Golden State needs all the business from movie and TV productions that it can get.
Carl Icahn is very nice and friendly until he's not," Lionsgate Vice Chairman Michael Burns said to me about the corporate raider's move on the movie studio.
Thursday was a busy night for media giants. At News Corp, the weak ad markets, a struggling stock price, and the exit of the company's number two, is prompting a major restructuring and management shakeup.
Today is Hulu's first birthday and, to celebrate this milestone, its parents (NBC Universal and News Corp) have decided its now old enough....for social networking
Sirius XM Radio's best source of business — new car sales — has effectively disappeared.
In an essay, Jennifer Lawrence discusses gender double-standards ranging from salary inequity to workplace conversation, TODAY reports.
Netflix's U.S. streaming biz has always gotten the focus, but analysts say global expansion is starting to become more of a factor.
According to one marketing expert, Playboy's rebranding strategy will require it to "spin straw into gold."
Many outlets rely on snackable clips to build brand affinity. But some argue it takes away opportunities to make money.
Indian motion picture production and distribution company Eros' founder and Chairman Kishore Lulla, discusses the strategy behind streaming and music service Eros Now.
David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO; Barry Diller, IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia, Inc. Chairman and Senior Executive; and Les Moonves, CBS chairman & CEO, weigh in on the relationship between content and distribution providers