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Media Broadcasting

  • Noah Oppenheim will become the new president of NBC News.

    NBC News will announce a significant reorganization of its leadership ranks, along with a major investment in a European TV network, NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Friday that bidding in the wireless spectrum auction has ended at $19.6 billion, significantly less than many analysts had initially forecast. The FCC said last year that 62 bidders made upfront payments to take part, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Dish Network Corp, T-Mobile...

  • *TF1 selling stake in Groupe AB to Mediawan. PARIS, Jan 30- Mediawan, a media acquisition vehicle founded by well-known personalities including telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel and Lazard banker Matthieu Pigasse, is in talks to buy Groupe AB to expand in the television sector. The company was set up by Pierre-Antoine Capton, founder of French media producer 3 e...

  • Jan 9- The Golden Globes were a strong night for "La La Land" and FX's " Atlanta," but first-time host Jimmy Fallon's performance at the movie and TV awards show received mixed reviews. Sunday's broadcast of the 74th Golden Globe Awards by Comcast Corp's NBC is on track to top last year's audience, following two years of declines, according to preliminary figures...

  • Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House

    The new policy would result in members of Congress being fined up to $2,500, reports NBC News.

  • JOHANNESBURG, Dec 14- South African Communications Minister Faith Muthambi denied on Wednesday that she had tried to get the SABC to suppress news of protests and discontent, when she testified to a parliamentary inquiry into a string of scandals at the public broadcaster. The probe, led by a cross-party panel of MPs, is the latest example of allies of President...

  • President-elect Donald Trump blasts the Wall Street Journal's editorial board for criticizing his import tax plan.

  • CNN trying to lure Megyn Kelly

    The cable news network wants to steal the anchor away from Fox News.

  • Charter CEO on Trump: A better regulatory enviroment is good for us

    Tom Ruledge, Charter Communications Chairman and CEO, discusses how a Trump presidency will effect his business, his company's outlook and the future of television.

  • Kenny Britt of the Los Angeles Rams makes a catch against the San Francisco 49ers during their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

    Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group senior research analyst, weighs in on NFL's ratings decline.

  • Google signs CBS for web TV service

    CBS strikes a deal with Google involving a web TV service in the works, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Eleven years ago, media mogul Sumner Redstone declared "the age of the conglomerate is over" as he prepared to split old-school broadcaster CBS from the fast-growing Viacom Inc cable networks and the Paramount film studio. Now, the Redstone family's National Amusements, the controlling shareholder of Viacom and CBS Corp, wants the...

  • Trump complains about his debate mic

    The Republican presidential candidate questions whether he was given a 'defective' audio set-up on purpose.

  • Europe's media react to first US presidential debate

    The European press mostly praised Hillary Clinton for being 'poised' and 'prepared' during the showdown Monday night.

  • Wells Fargo reduces broadcast political ad rev expectations

    Marci Ryvicker, Wells Fargo media analyst, discusses the company's political ad spending of $5 billion, which is down 5 percent from the last election cycle in 2012.

  • 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...