Jim Stewart, New York Times, and Marc Ganis, Jiaflix co-founder, discuss Hulu's big Emmys win and how it could boost the streaming service's investment in original content.
Daniel Kurnos, The Benchmark Company managing director of inherent and media, discusses Amazon showing interest in buying small television channels.
Patrick Armstrong, managing partner at Plurimi Investment Managers, explains the rationale behind his positioning on Netflix, Disney, Tesla and BMW.
Longtime character actor Harry Dean Staton has died at the age of 91.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin previews the Emmy awards with a mix of traditional and new media in the running.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on how much streaming services will spend on original content.
Jules Urbach, OTOY Founder and CEO, discusses how the company's blockchain technology is disrupting visual rendering.
Disney pushed back "Star Wars: Episode IX" from its initial May 2019 release date after Abrams replaced filmmaker Colin Trevorrow, who parted ways with Disney last week citing differing creative visions with the studio. Abrams launched Disney's reboot of the "Star Wars" franchise with 2015' s box office hit "The Force Awakens," which reunited original 1977 stars...
LOS ANGELES, Sept 12- Filmmaker J.J. Abrams will write and direct the ninth installment of the ongoing "Star Wars" saga, Walt Disney Co said Tuesday, a week after the film lost its writer-director due to creative differences with the studio. Disney in June said that film makers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had left the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie...
Even more AT&T customers can get access to the premium cable and satellite network.
The Stephen King adaptation shattered records over the weekend earning $117.2 million from 4,103 locations according to studio estimates on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 10- LOS ANGELES- "It" came; "It" saw; "It" conquered. The New Line and Warner Bros. adaptation of Stephen King's novel is officially shattering box office records during its opening weekend. "There's something really special about the story itself, the way the movie was made, and the marketing," said Jeff Goldstein, distribution chief at Warner Bros.
Sept 8- Viacom Inc's Paramount Pictures movie studio still has not received payments from the Chinese studios it entered into a financing deal with in January, Paramount Chief Executive Jim Gianopulos told investors on Friday. The snag in the funding deal comes at a delicate time for Viacom and Paramount, which are in the midst of a turnaround strategy under...
CNBC's David Faber reports media stocks face continued pressure as competition heats up and profit warnings are issued.
Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on the new Disney platform when it launches in late 2019, says Disney CEO Bob Iger.
Most Hollywood studios point to Rotten Tomatoes as a ticket sale game-changer, N.Y. Times reports.
Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses what's next for Disney after CEO Bob Iger announced weak fourth-quarter guidance.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the latest comments from Disney CEO Bob Iger about the company's new streaming services.
And Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have joined a bevy of suitors bidding for distribution rights for the lucrative movies depicting the exploits of Britain's famed fictional spy, the Hollywood Reporter said on Wednesday. Their competition for the Bond film distribution rights includes Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros, Sony Corp, MGM, Comcast Corp's Universal...
YouTube's chief business officer said funding its creators who grew audiences on its platform set it apart from competitors.
Television host Jimmy Kimmel delivered his third straight monologue blasting the Republican health care bill, Vox reports.
Interest in outdoor music festivals on the mainland has been on the rise.
Jimmy Kimmel once again devoted the monologue of his show to an extraordinary rant against the GOP health-care bill, Newsweek reports.
In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Nielsen is seeking an injunction to stop the launch of comScore's Extended TV service, which it said would incorporate its proprietary Portable People Meter data. Nielsen, based in New York, said it contracted in 2014 to let its Reston, Virginia- based rival use Portable People Meter data to measure...
George Pyne, Bruin Sports Capital founder and CEO, discusses the slump in television ratings for sports like NFL and the valuation for professional sports teams.
Mike Morris, Guggenheim Securities Analyst, speaks with CNBC about the ratings decline plaguing the NFL two weeks into the season.