‘Inside Out 2’ arrives in theaters for increasingly rare 100-day run

In Disney and Pixar’s “Inside Out 2,” Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust meet new emotions. Disney | Pixar Disney is looking to bring a little joy to theaters with its upcoming release of Pixar’s “Inside Out 2.” Current expectations see the animated sequel easily topping $85 million during its domestic opening this weekend, which … Read more

Netflix needs NFL Christmas games broadcast partner

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers prepares to take a snap in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs0 during Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Michael Reaves | Getty Images Netflix is trying to get ready for some football. The streaming giant has … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery strikes French Open U.S. broadcast deal

Spain’s Rafael Nadal reacts as he plays against Germany’s Alexander Zverev during their men’s singles match on Court Philippe-Chatrier on day two of The French Open tennis tournament at The Roland Garros Complex in Paris on May 27, 2024.  Anne-christine Poujoulat | AFP | Getty Images Warner Bros. Discovery’s TNT Sports will be the new … Read more

What’s driving Disney’s $60 billion theme parks expansion

The next wave of Disney theme park expansion in the U.S. is primed to be in California rather than Florida. It’s a tale of two coasts as the entertainment giant aims to invest $60 billion in its crown jewel parks and cruises over the next decade to help deliver more value to shareholders. In California, … Read more

NBA, NHL voice concerns over reorganization

A Bally Sports display is shown in the eighth inning of the game between the MLB’s Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 9, 2023. David Berding | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images The NBA and NHL are concerned over Diamond Sports’ future, and whether the regional sports … Read more

Max increases prices before House of the Dragon

In this photo illustration, the Warner Bros. Discovery logo is displayed on a smartphone screen. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Warner Bros. Discovery‘s Max announced price increases for its ad-free options on Tuesday, as a range of streamers make their memberships more expensive.  The move comes only 12 days before … Read more

Jeffrey Katzenberg WndrCo raises $460 million

Jeffrey Katzenberg, film producer, at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 06, 2022 in Sun Valley, Idaho. David A. Grogan | CNBC Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg is bullish on technology as he pulls in more money for startup investing. But he’s keeping his venture portfolio clear of digital media.   Katzenberg, who three … Read more

Texas Republican convention splits with corporate sponsors

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former President Donald J. Trump attend a security briefing with state officials and law enforcement at the Weslaco Department of Public Safety DPS Headquarters before touring the US-Mexico border wall on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Weslaco, TX. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Abraham George is … Read more

Advertisers boost retail media spending as TV dwindles

An M&M’s advertisement seen on a gas pump. Courtesy: GSTV The next frontier for the ad market isn’t on TV — it’s in stores and on your phone. Television had long been the key target for advertisers, until tech companies like Alphabet and Meta-owned platforms like Facebook began to gobble up market share. While ad … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery considers matching NBA package slated for Amazon

Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket during the game against the Indiana Pacers during Round 2 Game 1 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2024 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.  Nathaniel S. Butler | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Warner Bros. … Read more