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  • The "New" Michael Jackson Fortune Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 4:09 PM ET

    Yes, it's totally gruesome to think about how Michael Jackson's estate and others will benefit from the King of Pop's death, but it's inevitable.

  • Stocks Rally as Oil Tops $71, Madoff Gets Max Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 2:09 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.

  • Stocks Rally as Madoff Gets 150 Years Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.

  • Futures Higher Before Madoff; Wendy's Pops Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 8:12 AM ET

    Wall Street eased into a holiday-shortened week with stock index futures pointing to a slightly lower opening Monday.

  • Who Is Rose Boy? The $5,000 Question Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 10:31 AM ET
    Megan Fox and Rose Boy

    Eastman Kodak is offering $5,000 to the person who can identify “Rose Boy”, the teenager inadvertently snubbed while trying to deliver a yellow rose to Megan Fox. The starlet is reportedly upset that she missed the young man’s attempts to hand her a flower during the hubbub of premiere night in London for the new “Transformers” film.

  • Two Books And A Movie Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 12:08 PM ET

    The judge threw the book at the man, but at the same time he didn't sentence him by the book. Andrew Bodnar pleaded guilty to his role in the generic Plavix brouhaha a couple of years ago. And yesterday a District Court judge fined him $5,000 and ordered Bodnar to write a book about what happened. Write a book!

  • It Doesn't Pay to Be a Hero in This Recession Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 1:24 PM ET

    Apparently Tina Turner was right: We don't need another hero. That ship captain who was held hostage by Somali pirates got a book deal that was just a fraction of the deal that other hero, the pilot who landed a jetliner safely in the Hudson, got. What's the matter — do we have "hero fatigue?!"

  • Director John Moore, actor Bruce Willis and actor Jai Courtney attend the dedication and unveiling of a new soundstage mural celebrating 25 years of 'Die Hard' at Fox Studio Lot.

    Instead of the latest on Hollywood stars, moviegoers may get a dose of advocacy this month when they settle into their seats for the feature presentation.

  • Gaming Gets Social: Facebook And XBox 360 Team Up Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | 5:13 PM ET

    Microsoft and Facebook's partnership goes beyond advertising, now bringing the social network into the gaming console, and info from XBox into Facebook.

  • Steven Spielberg Helps Launch XBox 360 Technology Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | 3:32 PM ET
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    Microsoft just announced the technology it hopes will drive the next generation of video game growth.

  • What's Up With Warren Buffett and Carl Fredricksen? Friday, 29 May 2009 | 10:53 AM ET
    Warren Buffett (left), Carl Fredricksen (right)

    Is there a connection between Warren Buffett and Carl Fredricksen?  Buffett is a 78-year-old billionaire and financial sage who flies in a private jet when he leaves his Omaha home. Fredricksen is a 78-year-old balloon salesman who takes his midwestern home with him when he goes flying. They're both characters, but Carl is fictional.

  • Time Warner Set for AOL Spinoff: Report Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 5:13 AM ET
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    Time Warner is set to announce a separation of its AOL Internet division as soon as Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Saving Hollywood Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 3:20 PM ET
    DVDs in a computer's disc drives.

    Even with Pirate Bay convicted, the studios need to figure out a digital strategy.

  • Yes, I Look Fabulous, but Inside I’m Saving Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 11:27 AM ET
    Hollywood Sign

    In Hollywood, hard times are summoning a distinctly local response: maintaining a fabulous facade on the cheap while paring expenses behind the scenes. The New York Times reports.

  • Sumner Redstone's Latest Debt Drama Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 3:27 PM ET
    Sumner Redstone

    Octogenarian media mogul Sumner Redstone has been plagued with debt problems. He reassured investors in the two companies of which he's chairman, Viacom and CBS, that everything is under control.

  • Sports Movie Firms Growing Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 12:04 PM ET
    Hollywood Sign

    As Hollywood has taken on more sports movies in recent years, a growing niche of full service helpers has emerged.

  • NBC Gets In Front Of TV Ad Sales Monday, 4 May 2009 | 1:59 PM ET
    NBC

    The upfront ad sales period isn't for another two weeks, but NBC is getting ahead of the game.

  • U.S. Media See a Path to India in China’s Snub Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:49 AM ET
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    After many years of fervent lobbying and deal-making in China, American media companies have little to show for their efforts there and are increasingly shifting their attention instead to India.

  • Stocks End Higher as Fed Sees Improvement Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks advanced but ended off their highs Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the recession appears to be easing.

  • Futures Pare Gains as GDP Skids Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures pared gains Wednesday after the first look at first-quarter GDP showed the economy contracted at a sharper pace than expected.

Entertainment

Television

  • NEW YORK— New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested. Police say Khanukov waved the weapon-like object while standing behind a WNBC-TV reporter during a live broadcast in front of Brooklyn Supreme Court. It happened Wednesday afternoon as...

  • Media stocks tumble

    Discussing pressure on media stocks Viacom and Disney, and whether to bet on each company's pipeline, with Tuna Amobi, S&P Capital senior equity analyst.

  • Disney's big concern

    Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group, weighs in on Disney's earnings and shares his thoughts on the outlook for the company.