Media Broadcasting

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 16- Walt Disney Co has hired former Warner Bros. executive Bruce Rosenblum as president of business operations for the Disney/ABC Television Group, the company said on Friday. Rosenblum's responsibilities in the newly created post will include global distribution, affiliate sales and digital media strategy for the unit, which includes the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 16- Walt Disney Co has hired former Warner Bros. executive Bruce Rosenblum as president of business operations for the Disney/ABC Television Group, the company said on Friday. In the newly created post, Rosenblum's responsibilities will include global distribution, affiliate sales and digital media strategy for the unit that includes the...

  • Greta Van Susteren

    The cable news network announced the host of 'On the Record' will leave the show after 14 years.

  • TORONTO, Sept 2- Canada's television regulator said on Friday it will use the pending expiry of broadcast licenses as leverage in talks with distributors to judge their adherence to new rules forcing them to offer channels individually. Distributors that collectively provide television service to three-quarters of the Canadian market will see their...

  • TORONTO, Sept 2- Canada's television regulator said on Friday it will use the pending expiry of broadcast licenses as leverage in talks with distributors to judge their adherence to new rules forcing them to offer channels individually. Distributors that collectively provide television service to three-quarters of the Canadian market will see their...

  • TORONTO, Sept 2- Canada's television regulator said on Friday it will use the pending expiry of broadcast licenses as leverage in talks with distributors to judge their adherence to new rules forcing them to offer channels individually. Distributors that collectively provide television service to three-quarters of the Canadian market will see their...

  • The singer took home the top prize as well as eight statuettes at this year's Video Music Awards.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    The Federal Communications Commission voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market, a source familiar with the vote said. The decision is a blow to struggling newspaper companies that have long pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • In June, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a newspaper and a broadcast TV or radio station in the same market, as well as other individual market limits on radio and TV stations with "slight modification," according to the summary of the proposal.

  • Moonves: We have more major hits than HBO

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest of what CBS CEO Leslie Moonves has to say on the earnings call. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • JOHANNESBURG, July 20- When the acting boss of South Africa's public broadcaster stepped down this month, he said he had deliberately limited reporting on one of the main opposition parties. Jimi Matthews' comments added to concerns among opposition politicians, activists and the public that the South African Broadcasting Corporation was being used as a...

  • WASHINGTON, July 15- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday that 62 bidders have made upfront payments in a forthcoming wireless spectrum auction including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Dish Network, T-Mobile US and Comcast Corp. Last month, the FCC said the price of 126 MHz of television airwaves taken from broadcasters to be sold for...

  • Stocks to Watch: July 11, 2016

    CBS, Wal-Mart and Boeing are making headlines this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • Game of Thrones may get delayed next season

    The HBO series could air later than April while waiting to shoot in grimmer weather.

  • But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to expand their networks, which could prompt the FCC to hold another round of auctions. The FCC disclosed the price in a statement after completing the first part of an auction to repurpose low-frequency wireless spectrum relinquished by television...

  • But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to expand their networks, which could prompt the FCC to hold another round of auction. The FCC disclosed the price in a statement as it completed the first part of an auction to repurpose low-frequency wireless spectrum relinquished by television...

  • FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a newspaper and a broadcast TV or radio station in the same market, as well as other individual market limits on radio and TV stations with "slight modification," according to the summary of a proposal to fellow commissioners seen by Reuters.

  • Some members of Congress say such agreements help smaller local TV broadcasters reduce operating costs by merging different stations' advertising sales departments. Congress had ordered the commission in 1996 to review the rules every four years but it last completed a review in 2006. The FCC still has not completed the 2010 or 2014 reviews.

  • The fight for ad dollars

    The TV upfronts are wrapping up, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the highlights from this year's gatherings.