The word entertainment is derived from the Latin intertenere, which means “to hold inside.” It has also been traced to ten, from its Indo-European root, meaning to stretch.
Entertainment is the art, business and technology of creating and producing a show, event or experience for the purpose of enjoyment or recreation. It encompasses all aspects of the production process, from concept to design to execution.
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Entertainment often hits the deep emotions that our brains were evolved to respond to. This is why so many entertainment themes focus on backstabbing, murders and other issues that the human mind was designed to react to deeply.