Rupert Murdoch, his son James and Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who used to run their British newspaper empire News International, face grilling by a committee of MPs later on Tuesday.
With more Grammy nominations and awards than anyone else alive, Quincy Jones is one of the great American success stories. Take a look at some of the top singles ever produced by Jones.
Hollywood’s formula for freshening up old cartoon characters like Alvin and the Chipmunks and the Smurfs goes something like this: Reformulate them in 3-D, give them a skateboard and sunglasses, add some dance moves and inundate children and their nostalgic parents with advertising the New York Times reports.
The true cost of the phone hacking scandal surging through Rupert Murdoch's British media empire has not yet emerged, with new developments still emerging every hour, and the Australian-born tycoon's reputation in question from New York to Sydney.
On Tuesday, July 12, around 10,000 Harry Potter fans rallied towards the Parisian concert hall of Bercy to celebrate the premiere of the last episode of the adventures of the world’s most famous sorcerer. But while fans were parading with their magic wands, sorcerer's hats and flying brooms, the French film industry has been up in arms.
Here, we take a look at the evolution of air travel: the good, the bad and the inbetween — they're all "firsts" that changed the industry.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the internet rental company has a new DVD pricing plan.
Could it be that shoplifting is actually a good sign for the economy—that employees are feeling more secure and therefore willing to take more risk? Or, is actually the opposite, that things or so bad, we think it's OK to take the office copier home?!
Latin America likes U.S. entertainment, and that means Goldman Sachs continues to like Netflix because it is expanding into that region and the Caribbean.
It’s a struggle to get consumers’ attention—and money—in this economy. So what's the publishing industry’s strategy? Ah, #^*% it.
BMW has invited varying artists to contribute their considerable talents to the BMW Art Car Collection over the years. Click to see the artists’ touches on 17 priceless BMWs.
Concert business magazine Pollstar says that concert revenues for the 100 top-selling tours in North America rose 16 percent to $1.12 billion in the first half of the year.
While governments and local councils may be expected to be prepared to deal with terrorist attacks, extreme weather conditions and contagious diseases, a potential zombie attack might not be top of the list.
While the media buzzes about Facebook's new $500 million investment from Goldman Sachs and Digital Sky Technologies and $50 billion valuation, MySpace is at the other end of the spectrum, facing more layoffs and on the auction block.
Great ad campaigns can be revolutionary. They can change the way people live their daily lives—for better or for worse. Here we celebrate the Top 10 advertising campaigns of the 20th century.
CNBC.com collected the domestic gross of movies about space travel, using data from BoxOfficeMojo.com. See the list of highest-grossing space movies!
The uptick in media stocks is partly due to the reallocation of excess cash back to shareholders and what Netflix has meant for the industry, David Bank, managing director of Global Media and Internet Research at RBC Capital Markets, told CNBC Thursday.
Investors got just the news to confirm hopes that Netflix is on track for the kind of growth to justify its stock price. After expanding to Canada, the company will launch its online streaming service in 43 countries in South and Central America along with the Caribbean later this year.
Many of “The Ultimate Driving Machine” models have attained values seldom seen in the collectible auto world. See the most collectible BMWs of all time.
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" was the biggest-grossing film of the July 4 holiday weekend in the U.S., but to IMAX Chief Executive Richard Gelfond it was just another 3D movie.
Howard Smith, President of Harlem Globetrotters International Inc., discusses the secret to nearly a century of family entertainment and how modern technology has helped this team grow its fan base and survive.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on Electronic Arts' "Star Wars Battlefront II" game and the controversy over in-game purchases.
As the world learned Tuesday night that actor/musician David Cassidy had died, famous fans reacted to the news on social media.
Cassidy, who was diagnosed with dementia in his 60s, succumbed to organ failure.
Nov 21- CBS News and other networks said on Tuesday they had fired Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, the day after the Washington Post reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women. PBS and Bloomberg, which broadcast the "Charlie Rose" show, also said they were terminating their relationships with Rose and canceling...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, asked the four other members of the commission to vote to kick off a process to decide if the nation-wide cap, set at 39 percent of television-owning households, should be eliminated or raised, the agency said. There is debate about whether the FCC has the legal authority to set the cap, designed to ensure that one company does not acquire an...