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.
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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.
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NBC bets on stacked Monday night programming

Mar 12, 2012
NBC has lagged in the ratings. Once a Thursday superstar, the network is placing its bets on Monday night with “The Voice” and “Smash.”
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The dirty business of consulting in 'House of Lies'

Mar 12, 2012
Actor Don Cheadle and writer Matthew Carnahan talk about their new Showtime comedy series, "House of Lies," which follows the lives and business of management consultants.
Posted In: Entertainment, tv, Showtime, House of Lies, Don Cheadle, Matthew Carnahan, management consultants

Disney digests a movie bomb with 'John Carter'

Mar 12, 2012
After a lackluster opening weekend, "John Carter" is on track to be a huge money loser. Disney could be facing a loss of $100 million or more.
Posted In: Entertainment, film, disney, John Carter, flop

'The Lorax' preaches to a new generation

Mar 1, 2012
A film adaptation of the 1971 children's book is soon to hit movie screens. But to many, its 40-year-old environmental messaging that needs a reboot.
Posted In: Environment, Entertainment, Dr. Seuss, movies

Starz and Netflix deal ends

Feb 29, 2012
Starting today, Netflix is ending its deal with the movie channel Starz. That means the more than 1,000 movies Starz offers -- from "Teen Wolf" to "Toy Story 3" -- won't be available on Netflix.
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Reality TV: The casting process

Feb 28, 2012
'Dancing With the Stars' unveiled its latest slate of cast members today. Which got us thinking, how is a reality television show cast? Robyn Kass, the casting director behind 'Big Brother,' 'Survivor,' and 'The Bachelor,' explains.
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