Paramount is skipping theaters and sending Jackass 2.5 straight to the Web. With the low overhead of the new business model, some Hollywood execs wonder if this is the way of the future for films. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Despite talk of a recession, the National Restaurant Association says people are eating out more. Jeremy Hobson reports why the restaurant industry has more of an influence now than it did two decades ago.
As the Writer's Guild strike passes into week six, TV networks and studios come closer to running out of original material. Steve Henn reports we might all soon be facing a lot more reality programming.
Celebrity endorsements of political candidates are nothing new. But we all know Oprah's more than just another celebrity. So we asked Stacey Vanek-Smith to take a look at what happens when brand Oprah picks a candidate.
With a Pepsi-backed promotion of about a billion music download giveaways, Amazon might be the best competitor against Apple yet. Doug Krizner talks to Billboard's Bill Werde about whether they have a shot at grabbing market share.
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" debuted this week in 1982, and it still holds the title of best-selling album of all time. Stacey Vanek-Smith shows us how the album and video raised the bar for what we expect from artists today.
French media conglomerate Vivendi and Guitar Hero maker Activision are joining forces to create Activision Blizzard, the world's largest independent video game company. Megan Williams has more on the deal.