Media Broadcasting


  • Sinclair out of the dark with DISH

    Sinclair stations back on Dish Network as retransmission negotiations resume.

  • The Food Network cooks up new leadership

    Food Network chief Brooke Johnson stepping down

  • The Weather Channel tracking new owners

    The Weather Channel's owners hire investment banks to explore a sale. - Bloomberg

  • Intel jumps into reality TV

    Intel announces a new reality TV competition series

  • Dish deal avoids blackout

    Dish and Sinclair Broadcasting Group extend talks and avoid blackout.

  • Apple holds off on live TV

    Apple reportedly delays plans to introduce live TV as negotiations over licensing content stall.

  • Semiconductors under pressure

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on consolidation in the chip space, including the $37 billion deal between Avago Technologies and Broadcom.

  • A case involving start-up Aereo and broadcast TV networks is before the Supreme Court. The outcome could impact how consumers watch programming.

  • Media General said it would buy LIN Media for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television.

  • The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.

  • Michael White

    DirecTV CEO Mike White says a potential merger with Dish Network could help consumers, but he warned that regulatory concerns would be a factor.

  • The newsroom of the News of the World newspaper on Fleet Street, 18th April 1953.

    Three senior journalists at the defunct News of the World tabloid have already pleaded guilty to hacking phones, a prosecutor revealed Wednesday.

  • Aereo's CEO spoke about the controversial streaming service at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference and drew a standing room only audience.

  • Mayweather vs. Canelo: The fight outside the ring

    Broadcasters HBO & Showtime are also battling over pay-per-view events. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.

  • Broadcast battle resolved

    Shares of CBS and Time Warner are higher today after settling their month-long broadcasting dispute. Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson, analyzes the agreement.

  • Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.

  • After Comcast's better-than-expected results, reports from Time Warner Cable and DirecTV will be in focus on Thursday.

  • Comcast CEO Unveils X2 Platform

    "It gets you to your content faster, it learns about your behaviors and your preferences. It's easy. It's fun, it's beautiful and the prettiest work we've done," said Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO. Roberts explained how his company's new set-top takes all the "intelligence out of the cable box and puts it in the cloud."

  • How LiveU Disrupts What You View

    Avi Cohen, LiveU COO & co-founder, explains how his company is changing the television business by broadcasting anywhere.

  • One-on-One With Barry Diller

    In a wide-ranging interview, Barry Diller, InterActive chairman, discusses the controversy surrounding Aereo; the shareholder attacks on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon; and his outlook on the markets and economy.