Entertainment Movies

  • "Suicide Squad"

    "Suicide Squad", the latest superhero movie of the summer, has left some fans furious with the criticism it has received.

  • Aug 4- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, reported a surprise rise in quarterly revenue as higher license fees and theatrical revenue in its movie unit helped to make up for a decline in domestic ad revenue. Despite the film's weak performance, revenue in New York- based Viacom's movie business jumped 30 percent to $621 million in the three...

  • Aug 4- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, reported a surprise rise in quarterly revenue as higher license fees and theatrical revenue in its movie unit helped to make up for a decline in domestic ad revenue. Despite the film's weak performance, revenue in New York- based Viacom's movie business jumped 30 percent to $621 million in the three...

  • Its shares were up 3.5 percent at $78.40 in afternoon trading. The company, which also owns the Warner Bros movie studio, is paying $583 million for the Hulu stake, executives said on a conference call. "They want to ensure that the Turner networks have the broadest possible distribution without really compromising the traditional cable, satellite and telco...

  • Its shares rose nearly 4 percent to $78.57 in morning trading. The company, which also owns the Warner Bros movie studio, is paying $583 million for the Hulu stake, executives said on a conference call. "They want to ensure that the Turner networks have the broadest possible distribution without really compromising the traditional cable, satellite and telco...

  • *Reports adjusted profit of $1.29 vs est of $1.16. Aug 3- Time Warner Inc, the owner of CNN and the Cartoon Network channels, raised its profit forecast for the year and disclosed a 10 percent stake in streaming TV service Hulu. Shares of Time Warner, which also owns the Warner Bros movie studio, rose 3.2 percent in premarket trading after the company also reported a...

  • *Reports adjusted profit of $1.29 vs est of $1.16. Aug 3- Time Warner Inc, the owner of CNN and the Cartoon Network channels, raised its profit forecast for the year and disclosed a 10 percent stake in streaming TV service Hulu. Shares of Time Warner, which also owns the Warner Bros movie studio, rose 3.2 percent in premarket trading after the company also reported a...

  • *Reports adjusted profit of $1.29 vs est of $1.16. Aug 3- Time Warner Inc, the owner of CNN and the Cartoon Network channels, raised its profit forecast for the year and disclosed a 10 percent stake in streaming TV service Hulu. Shares of Time Warner, which also owns the Warner Bros movie studio, rose 3.2 percent in premarket trading after the company also reported a...

  • Hollywood sequel slump?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on why sequels are no longer the sure bet for Hollywood as they used to be.

  • Health care stocks lead

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at what's moving in early morning trading.

  • Business woman silhouette

    A group of women explain to CNBC how they're addressing the lack of female representation on Wall Street--by making a movie about it.

  • Jared Leto

    "Suicide Squad" is a lesser-known comic book, but the film based on the team could be the first August release to break $100 million.

  • Investing in 'Equity'

    Catherine Keating is one of the movie, "Equity's" lead investors. She's also CEO of the Commonfund. Keating discusses her efforts to help bring the film to fruition.

  • Thriller 'Equity' hits theaters today

    Discussing the Wall Street thriller, 'Equity,' which hits theaters today. With Alysia Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas, who produced and acted in the film.

  • "I had an argument with my wife. I said, this will be a misstep in my career," Ian Ziering tells CNBC.

  • Disney unit found guilty in Star Wars accident

    Foodles Production admitted two breaches of health and safety law on the set of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'

  • Justice League

    "Wonder Woman" and "The Justice League"—the brainchildren of DC Comics' entertainment division—dazzled audiences at SDCC.

  • San Diego's Comic Con is big business for the city's nearly $10 billion tourist industry.

  • Pokemon Go on Apple iPhones

    Studios and brands are trying to break through the Comic-Con clutter by using high-tech augmented and virtual reality.

  • An image from the movie "Star Trek Beyond"

    While the battle over the future of Viacom is being waged, what happens in San Diego at Comic-Con could have big implications for the business.

Entertainment

Television

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 25- The European Commission wants to make it easier for broadcasters like the BBC and Germany's ZDF to make shows available online across the 28- nation EU under a planned copyright reform that is expected to meet fierce opposition from the media industry. Under the EU executive's plans outlined in a draft document seen by Reuters, broadcasters...

  • Disney's big bet on Vice

    Amol Sharma, Media & Marketing Bureau Chief at The Wall Street Journal, discusses the unlikely relationship between Disney and Vice and what it means for the future of media.

  • Norman Lear

    Television writer and producer Norman Lear said although there is too much media, television is in its golden age.