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Walmart launches disc-to-digital service

Apr 16, 2012
DreamWorks Animation SKG and five other studios are teaming up to convert DVDs into an online movie library.
Posted In: Walmart, DVDs, blu-ray, digital, Entertainment

Hey 'Taxman,' take a listen to this!

Apr 13, 2012
Former disc jockey and current Marketplace reporter Bob Moon shares 1040-themed songs over the decades.
Posted In: Taxes, Music, Entertainment

Building business skills in New Orleans' music industry

Apr 12, 2012
New Orleans has long been a music Mecca, but it has surprisingly little infrastructure for the business side of the industry. To help fill this gap, two hip-hop entrepreneurs have been sharing the gospel of copyright and licensing with local musicians and producers.
Posted In: hip-hop, Entertainment, Music, New Orleans

Battle over morning viewers

Apr 6, 2012
Television’s bare-knuckle competition to rule the morning air is nothing new. But the networks upped the ante this week.
Posted In: Entertainment, Today show, Good Morning America, television

Discovery discovers green programming doesn't sell

Apr 5, 2012
Discovery Communications will replace Planet Green cable channel with programs about travel and food.
Posted In: television, sustainability, Environment, Entertainment

P&G bars office access to Pandora, Netflix

Apr 4, 2012
Proctor & Gamble has shut down access to Pandora and Netflix for all its employees globally.
Posted In: Entertainment, netflix, Facebook, workplace

The unexpected winner of 'The Hunger Games'

Mar 26, 2012
Lionsgate had a very good weekend It's film, 'The Hunger Games,' took in $150 million dollars domestically over the weekend.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, Utah

For first time, movie streaming to beat viewing by DVD

Mar 26, 2012
But consumers forgoing discs for online distribution could be bad for the industry.
Posted In: DVD, streaming, Entertainment, film

Massachusetts movie theater offers free admission

Mar 23, 2012
Movies like "Hunger Games" bring in hundreds of millions of dollars at the gate. But one Massachusetts theater survives without admission fees.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies

On your TV this fall: The sluggish economy

Mar 21, 2012
Horizon Media's Brad Adgate looks at all the new scripted pilots that have been ordered by the big television networks. He finds one big underlying theme.
Posted In: Entertainment, tv

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