Author: FRANK PALLOTTA, CNN BUSINESS

Can 'Jumanji: The Next Level' repeat box office history?

"Jumanji: The Next Level" is targeting a $45 million opening when it debuts nationwide this weekend.Sony Pictures is more conservative, predicting a $35 million debut instead. Both numbers are impressive for a film opening in early December, a typically slow…

Why 'The Simpsons' matters to Disney+

30 years ago, Bart Simpson and his alter-ego "El Barto" were everywhere: On TV, of course, but also magazine covers and t-shirts, and in video games, doing "The Bartman," and telling everyone not to lay

Netflix misses on subscribers, but stock is up

Netflix fell short of its own expectations on Wednesday when it reported in its third quarter earnings that it added 6.8 million new subscribers. That is just a tick under the 7 million that the company was projecting.