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  • Conan O'Brien

    Conan O'Brien is taking advantage of all the attention he got when ousted from NBC and going on tour.

  • The mood is upbeat and venture capitalists, media and tech giants are out in force, hunting for deals at the seventh annual Montgomery Tech Conference in Santa Monica, California.

  • The Barbie and Ken versions of the “Mad Men” characters are, from left, Joan Holloway, Roger Sterling, Don Draper and Betty Draper.

    After three seasons, “Mad Men,” the television series about advertising in the 1960s, has attained a level of popular-culture cachet. There have been magazine cover articles, calendars and an episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” all devoted to it, spoofs on “The Simpsons” and “Saturday Night Live,” and even a “Mad Men” category on “Jeopardy.” Soon, the show will enter a realm of the pop-culture pantheon that its creator, Matthew Weiner, says has surprised even him: Mattel plans to bring out versions of Barbie and Ken styled after four “Mad Men” characters.

  • Fifteen minutes into the Academy Award presentation, Cablevision and WABC  announced that they've finally made enough progress to put the show on the air.

  • Jeremy Renner in a scene from "The Hurt Locker".

    "The Hurt Locker" is the lowest grossing film to ever win best picture and Kathryn Bigelow is the first woman to win 'Best Director.'

  • The Oscar red carpet may be dark Sunday night for some three million Cablevision subscribers. ABC and Cablevision are both sticking to their guns-- they didn't struck a deal ahead of the midnight deadline, when their contract expires. As many movie lovers feared, the Oscar broadcast on ABC could be collateral.

  • This 3-D animator just made his buy list.

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    The Oscars are expected to draw many more viewers this Sunday than the 36 million who tuned into the show last year.

  • Oscar Awards

    All of Hollywood covets those shiny gold statuettes. And there's no question that winning an Oscar can transform a young actor or writer's career.

  • Jeremy Renner in a scene from "The Hurt Locker".

    “Avatar” is the greatest wonder of the film world, with a $2-billion-plus box office, a $400-million budget to make, market and distribute it, and digital effects that will spawn a new craze for 3D flicks.

  • Alice in Wonderland

    "Alice in Wonderland" opens in theaters today, accompanied by Disney's most wide-ranging array of consumer products ever, chasing an unprecedented broad audience.

  • With the DVD business continuing to fall down the rabbit hole, movie studios are looking for new ways to boost revenues, and "Alice" may be part of the solution.

  • In the new digital age, Blockbuster faces many challenges in a growing field of competitors. While its stock is down some 70 percent over the past year, the company's CEO sees a "bright future" and shares its transformation strategy with CNBC.

  • As Chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, he just weighed in on Cablevision and WABC's negotiations that could leave 3.1 Cablevision customers without ABC's Oscars broadcast on Sunday.

  • Content creators and distributors are locked in an ongoing war over exactly what content is worth.

  • What the new CEO needs to do is improve ITV's sketchy track record in long-form drama and comedy, which have for some years been far weaker than those of the BBC and the huge amount of US shows that fill up the digital world.

  • Tivo

    Tivo has launched a new technology that aims to break down the walls between content on TV and content on the Internet.

  • Jay Leno

    Jay Leno is back and bigger than ever: 6.65 million viewers tuned in for his first night at "The Tonight Show" since leaving for primetime last May.

  • Jay Leno

    The country's on track for the snowiest February in 115 years, which means business, is anything but usual.

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    The country's on track for the snowiest February in 115 years, which means business, is anything but usual.

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