Entertaiment is entertainment on a grand scale. It can be anything from an evening spent in front of a TV or computer screen with a personal selection from the vast array of pre-recorded products; to a banquet adapted for two; to a theater or stadium designed for thousands, and beyond. It is commonly associated with amusement, but can also be serious as in ceremonies, religious festivals or satire.
The word derives from the Latin inter tenere, meaning to hold inside. It is the same root as ten, the abbreviation for Transformational Entertainment News. Entertaiment is an industry that has evolved into a mega-financial empire. It is a global phenomenon that continues to transform and adapt in ways that are not easily predicted. It is also a powerful vehicle for personal expression and self-actualization.