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  • Why comic Jim Jefferies prefers Netflix over TV Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Comedian Jim Jefferies performs at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 31, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    When shopping his comedy special, comic Jim Jefferies chose Netflix over broadcast and cable television. And he's not the only one.

  • Putting a price tag on fantasy football Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    "Eighty percent of fantasy players tell us they expect to be playing in a decade, and half say they will play until they die," said an expert.

  • Amazon launches original series pilots     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Amazon announced it will spend more than $100 million on original video content this quarter, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Live Nation CEO: Firing on multiple cylinders     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, about the summer concert season and growth in the industry. Rapino says it's been a record year for stadium concerts.

  • Netflix streams into comedy     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Comedian Jim Jefferies, discusses his new show "Jim Jefferies Bare." which will be the first of five new stand-up comedy specials Netflix is releasing.

  • New Hollywood wars     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Amazon Studios is set to premier its third pilot. Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses Amazon's slate of shows and challenge to Netflix.

  • Artists and ticket sellers use tech to sell tickets Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Tech N9ne In Concert in Indianapolis, IN.

    CD sales and digital music sales are on the decline, so concerts—with sky-high ticket prices—are a gold mine for the industry.

  • Cedar Fair weathers the cool     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Discussing summer traffic, and the attention to safety associated with park rides, with Matthew Ouimet, Cedar Fair president & CEO.

  • California calls movie biz back with tax breaks Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    California will triple its tax breaks for entertainment companies doing business in the state in an effort to bring production back to the state.

  • Amazon pushes further into original content Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Director Steven Soderbergh

    Thursday Amazon launches its third wave of original pilots: three half-hour comedies and two hour-long dramas with big names attached.

  • Nomino app going gangbusters     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Actor Dulé Hill discusses his social gaming app Nomino, which allows users to challenge their followers to solve riddles associated with a photo or video.

  • 13-year-old designer debuts fall line at Nordstrom Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, poses with her art work and clothing designs at her home, in Austin, Texas, August 14, 2014.

    Isabella Rose Taylor's fashion line is debuting at Nordstrom stores and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week.

  • Apple planning bigger iPad for 2015: Report Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    The Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    Apple is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015.

  • Emmy telecast loses viewers with Monday switch Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 3:39 PM ET
    Actor Bryan Cranston, winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Award and Outstanding Drama Series Award for Breaking Bad attends the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball held at Los Angeles Convention Center on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    After moving up a month and switching to a weekday evening, the Primetime Emmy awards drew less viewers than previous years.

  • 'Madden' scores touchdown...with viral video Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    A still image from the "Madden NFL 15: Madden Season" video, by Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts' latest version of its hit "Madden" football video game launches Tuesday, and it's breaking records for views of its promotional video.

  • Disney seeks drone-related air show patents Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    The Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Walt Disney has filed for three drone-related patents proposing drone-powered air shows at parks.

  • Logic behind Amazon's Twitch deal     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Discussing Amazon's "unusual" acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch, with Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director.

  • Emmys 2014: Breaking Bad takes top prize     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    "Breaking Bad" took five awards at the Emmys including best drama series, while "Modern Family" won the honor for best comedy series for the fifth time in a row. NBC's Stephanie Stanton reports.

  • Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad' named top show     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:51 PM ET

    The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards have drawn to a close, with "Breaking Bad" taking home "Best Drama" and a number of acting awards. CNBC's Stephanie Stanton reports from Los Angeles.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.

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