Most cablers have long complained about bundling, whereby owners of multiple networks give them better prices on popular nets only if they also carry the unwatched dogs. So why did Cablevision…
How many VPs does it take to screw in a light bulb?
Movie theater admissions were up in 2012, but the long-term trend remains down. Even so, says Moody's Investors Service, exhibitors are getting more money from each patron. And, says the credit…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Last year was a good one at the U.S. box office, and the mutual fund industry noticed. Funds, which had been shedding shares of parent companies of the Big Six Hollywood studios, scooped up many of…
Content owners should be pleased with the results of a study by market research firm NPD Group, which shows that over-the-top video was the most common broadband activity on an Internet-connected…
The year just ended was a good one for stocks, and an even better one for showbiz equities. Standard & Poor's Composite 1500 index, a measure of large-, mid- and small-capitalization stocks, showed a…
Consumers spent cautiously in the recent holiday shopping season. And that was evident at an auction sale of vintage movie posters conducted a week before Christmas at Swann Galleries in New York.
American and British Internet-delivered TV users may become more involved in the funding of their favorite content, according to a study by management consulting firm Accenture.
Last year, hotel and casino operator Wynn Resorts gave its shareholders a $5-a-share extra dividend, payable just before Christmas.
As just about everyone in the business knows, television is a great way to make a fortune, but a hell of a way to make a living. Consider these numbers from the annual salary survey conducted by the…
Global over-the-top TV -- broadband delivery of audio and video untethered to multichannel video program distributors -- will surge over the next five years, according to a report from U.K.-based…