US-based studios such as Disney, Viacom and Fox are attempting to win a larger share of the Indian film market. The Financial Times reports.
U.S. stock index futures were flat ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting and after the S&P 500 set a fresh all-time high in the previous session.
Time Warner says earnings grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.
Michael Morris, entertainment and media analyst at Davenport & Company, says U.S. media companies are very well positioned due to their high cash flow generation and potential.
Stocks exit April on a new high, and with the promise of continuing easy money policies, investors could be tempted to rethink the "sell in May and go away" strategy of recent years.
All eyes are on Comcast, Facebook, Viacom and Yelp as they report earnings Wednesday.
Mark Wahlberg's dark comedy "Pain & Gain" brought enough box office muscle to knock Tom Cruise out of the No. 1 spot on movie charts in the United States and Canada. "Iron Man 3" hauled in $195.3 million in 42 international markets, distributor Walt Disney Co said, a total that surpassed the international opening of "The Avengers."
We're heading into the end of the heavy period of earnings season. Next week more than a quarter of the S&P 500 is set to report, including big names in media.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the box office battle, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
Viacom has been going straight up along with other media names, and the bulls expect more gains in the next month.
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, fighting off competition from cartoon cavemen, a Tyler Perry drama, and an alien-possessed heroine trying to save the human race.
News Corp. has gained 35 percent since announcement to separate its publication and TV businesses, earnings are estimated to rise 19 percent this year, TheStreet.com reports.
The pressure is on for DreamWorks this weekend to have a big hit with the release of "The Croods."
Viacom has made an interesting new appointment to its board, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea was engineered Vice Media CEO Shane Smith, who wanted to get his camera crews the most access possible for the HBO show the company is producing.
Cablevision Systems is claiming that Viacom sought to extract a nearly $1 billion penalty if it refused to pay for low-rated channels it did not want in order to access more popular channels.
Traditional media stocks have been on quite a run into the Dow Jones' rise towards hitting the 14,198 intraday peak, with the five biggest media giants hitting new highs. Here's what has been driving the media industry's gains.
Cablevision sued Viacom for forcing it to pay for more than a dozen low-rated cable networks in order to get access to Viacom's more popular channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central.
I was lucky to attend the Oscars on Sunday night and there were a number of details that surprised me about the in-person experience. Here are a few.
The social network has partnered with more than 18 mobile operators in 14 countries to provide free or discounted data access for users of Facebook's messaging service.