Entertainment

Pages

Captain Planet -- the movie?

Jul 21, 2011
Another superhero is about to move from cartoons to the movies, this time television's first environmental program for children, from the 1990s.
Posted In: Entertainment

Comcast kills off Stephen King movie series

Jul 19, 2011
Universal Studios' new owner cites high cost of the movies. But does it make sense to shut down a movie when names like Ron Howard and Javier Bardem are attached?
Posted In: Entertainment

Television is tuned into Comic-Con

Jul 19, 2011
More than 70 TV shows will be at the comic book convention, whether they're sci-fi or not.
Posted In: Entertainment

Media mogul Murdoch started small Down Under

Jul 19, 2011
Embattled News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch's empire began with a single newspaper in Australia. As his holdings in the UK come under fire, we take a look at how that one paper turned into a business spanning continents.
Posted In: Entertainment

Phone hacking scandal reaches the Serious Fraud Office

Jul 18, 2011
British politicians are hoping to broaden the investigation into News Corp. over the phone-hacking scandal.
Posted In: Entertainment

Rebekah Brooks resigns from Murdoch empire

Jul 15, 2011
Embattled News International executive and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has resigned today, as the phone hacking scandal continues.
Posted In: Entertainment

Harry Potter brand continues to conjure up money

Jul 15, 2011
The brand is reportedly worth $15 billion. But can it survive with no new books or movies planned?
Posted In: Entertainment

Electronic Arts buys PopCap Games

Jul 13, 2011
Electronic Arts has purchased leading casual gaming company PopCap Games, the makers of 'Bejeweled,' in a move to help broaden its market.
Posted In: Entertainment

French movie 'tax' magically disappears for Harry Potter showing

Jul 13, 2011
In France, the price of a movie ticket includes a tax that's reinvested in the country's movie business. But the last installment of the Harry Potter franchise is playing outside of movie tickets, in concert halls, and ticket prices do not include the movie tax.
Posted In: Entertainment

Tabloid scandal could impact future News Corp. deals

Jul 8, 2011
British Prime Minister David Cameron held a press conference today where he said British politicians should not have ignored the phone hacking scandal. And Cameron also discussed how the issue could impact a major acquisition by Rupert Murdoch.
Posted In: Entertainment

Pages