If you want a predictable business, selling soap beats showbiz every day. That's real soap, not soap operas.
As the use of Internet-ready devices grows, the ways people consume video is changing.
Americans are spending an average of $166 per month for digital downloads from such services as cable TV, the Internet, mobile phones and digital subscription services like satellite radio and…
How do you measure a country's film industry? Domestic box office receipts? Foreign sales? The number of movies produced annually?
In a trend that could impact the music biz, Internet radio listening is growing fast. According to market research company NPD Group's most recent study of the music market, 43% of U.S. web users…
The first quarter was good for U.S. stocks, as the market gained about 12%. Some showbiz stocks did a lot better than that; others, considerably worse.
Want to own a studio or a chain of movie houses? You can, through a real estate investment trust (REIT).
When Apple announced last month it would begin paying a dividend, the investment world took notice. The $9.9 billion in annual cash to shareholders makes the company the second-largest dividend payer…
While raising attendance, ticket prices and premiums on 3D pics can help exhibs grow profits, their greatest hope may lie in concessions.
If you want to know how a broadcast network is doing, check its ratings. To see how the stocks of the companies that own the nets are doing, look at their P/Es -- and based on this measure, the…