‘Frozen’ Will Be a Disney on Ice Show, Too, Riding a Blockbuster’s Wave

The animated movie, a global hit, provides an opportunity for Disney to earn more profit from tie-ins.

Media Decoder: Behind the Scenes in Hollywood’s Power Circles, Another Political Adviser

Craig Schirmer, a former Obama campaign strategist, has been working for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Books of The Times: ‘Console Wars,’ a Gaming Industry Clash by Blake J. Harris

“Console Wars” is the author Blake J. Harris’s take on one aspect of the video game industry.

Advertising: More Shonda Rhimes for ABC, Plus a Partnership With ESPN

The network announced a fall schedule with shows about singing knights, a modern-day Eliza Doolittle and a medical examiner who appears immortal.

Advertising: Fox and NBC Strut New Shows to Marketers

On the first day of the TV upfronts, Fox put forward 10 new shows, and NBC 12. Both networks are also planning “event” shows or series.

Pixar Chief’s Book, ‘Creativity Inc.,’ Grips Hollywood’s Imagination

“Creativity Inc.” by Ed Catmull, the longtime president of Pixar Animation Studios, is quickly becoming the latest bible for the show business crowd.

Overextended, Music TV Shows Fade

The once wildly popular live music and talent contests on television seem to have run their course, as other genres have in the past.

Larry Wilmore Is Ready for ‘The Minority Report’

Larry Wilmore, a seasoned television writer and producer and “Daily Show” regular, prepares to lead his own commentators on “The Minority Report With Larry Wilmore.”

‘Frozen’ Helps Lift Profit for an Energized Disney

The movie and its hit soundtrack contributed to a 27 percent increase in net income for the company’s second fiscal quarter.

As Netflix Resists, Most Firms Just Try to Befriend Comcast

Most companies have not publicly spoken out against the proposed Comcast merger, partly to avoid antagonizing a company with which they do business.

Disney Keeps Focus on ‘Star Wars’ With a New Line of Apps

The apps are meant to help younger moviegoers keep up with the storyline in time for the 2015 release of “Star Wars: Episode VII.”

Cast Is Announced for Next ‘Star Wars’ Film

The seventh installment of the space epic will feature seven newcomers and six stalwarts.

DealBook: Disney Considered Buying BuzzFeed, but Balked at $1 Billion Price

Disney’s interest in the fast-growing digital media company, part of a routine effort to identify acquisition targets, faded after BuzzFeed provided a high valuation.

Owners to Invest $800 Million More in Shanghai Disneyland

Disney and Shanghai Shendi Group, a consortium of state-owned companies, had already committed to spend $4.7 billion on the theme park resort.

A Gaming Company Devoted to Narrative Tackles ‘Thrones’

Telltale Games, an independent video game studio, has developed an intense following by prizing nuance and narrative. It is working on a video game version of “Game of Thrones.”

F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic

Planned new rules would allow an Internet provider to negotiate separately with content companies like Disney or Google and charge for priority service.

Felix Salmon to Take On Web-Based Role at Fusion

Mr. Salmon, a prominent writer on finance who is leaving Reuters, will take up a web-based role at Fusion that runs across multiple media.

Accusations in Hollywood Sexual Abuse Case Broaden

Michael Egan, who in a lawsuit last week accused the director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him, has filed separate suits making similar accusations against three entertainment executives.

Advertising: Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Enlists Start-Up to Help With Social Media

Ditto Labs will search photos on Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese products and use that information to develop marketing strategies.

ESPN Sees Continued Profitability Despite Competition

The Walt Disney Company on Thursday said profits at its ESPN-dominated cable networks unit would grow on an annual basis for the next three years.