Studios strategize for Oscars

Feb 1, 2013
A look at the studio strategy behind releasing an Oscar-worthy film...and why you're stuck watching "Hansel & Gretel" this month.
Posted In: Entertainment, Oscars

Netflix's 'House of Cards' seeks to redefine television

Feb 1, 2013
With its first original series starring Kevin Spacey, the online streaming service is trying to shake up the traditional television model.
Posted In: netflix, HBO, television, Entertainment

Super Bowl prop bets go beyond the big game to Kobe's score and Beyonce's hair

Jan 25, 2013
You can get odds on more than the score and game play during the Super Bowl. These proposition bets, or prop bets, let you wager on everything from the Super Bowl going into overtime, to Beyonce's hairstyle at halftime.
Posted In: bets, Super Bowl, Entertainment, gambling

'South Park' grows up, starts a studio

Jan 14, 2013
The creators of the cartoon series and "Book of Mormon" are launching their own production studio
Posted In: Entertainment, television, south park

Less biz from Hollywood has some L.A. companies scrambling

Jan 8, 2013
With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, Los Angeles businesses that once solely depended on the movie industry have to find new ways to make money.
Posted In: hollywood, california, film, Entertainment

Action figures for 'Django Unchained'

Jan 8, 2013
Quentin Tarantino's new film has some possibly controversial merchandise.
Posted In: film, Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' and the spoiler problem

Jan 7, 2013
Commentator Beth Teitell talks about the spoiler problem with T.V dramas.
Posted In: tv, Entertainment

British opera finds harmony in financial world

Dec 5, 2012
A British academic and banker have composed an opera that highlights the harmonies they find in the world of finance , which some view as a place of turbulence.
Posted In: opera, stock market, Entertainment, London

Where do these crazy reality shows come from?

Nov 30, 2012
Almost any kind of job can become the basis of a reality show, television producers say. Competitively growing beards. Grooming possums.
Posted In: Entertainment, reality tv, tv

It doesn't (always) pay to be a Bond villain

Nov 26, 2012
No one's ever accused a Bond villain of being subtle -- but could their plans to topple the economy actually work?
Posted In: James Bond, Entertainment