What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a large and complex field of activity that encompasses a broad range of entertainment products. It encompasses media that are both traditional and emerging, such as movies, television shows, books, music, games, art, and social activities. It may be presented on a grand scale, such as in a theatre or stadium, or at an intimate gathering for two people. It may be light-hearted, such as comedy or satire, or it may be serious, such as drama, religion, or ceremony.

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