Entertainment Industry Law and Legal Definition

Entertainment industry is a group of sub-industries devoted to entertainment. Entertainment industry is used to describe the mass media companies that control the distribution and manufacture of mass media entertainment. Generally, the entertainment industry includes the fields of theater, film, fine art, dance, opera, music, literary publishing, television, and radio. The common element found in all these fields is the fact that they engage in selling or otherwise profiting from creative works or services provided by script writers, songwriters, musicians, and other artists. It is also commonly known as show business or show biz.

Live entertainment industry, music industry, film industry, electronic entertainment industry, exhibition entertainment and mass media industry are all part of entertainment industry.