What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a broad and encompassing category of cultural production that has grown into an industry in its own right, one that encompasses many different forms of media. From film to music to video games, to the most familiar forms of family entertainment and even a thriving subcategory known as branded entertainment, the concept of entertainment has demonstrated an amazing ability to cross over into different kinds of media and continue to grow with new formats and technologies. This collection of examples has been programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word and does not represent the opinions of Merriam-Webster or its editors.