Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.» Read More
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 20- When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
NEW YORK— The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week. For as little as $8 a month, Aereo subscribers in New York and 10 other markets can watch shows live or record them using Aereo's online digital video recorder.
WASHINGTON, April 16- Justice Samuel Alito is no longer recusing himself from two upcoming U.S. Supreme Court business cases, including a challenge by broadcast networks to online TV startup Aereo Inc..
The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the Pulitzer prize for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Relativity Media has offered up to $1.1 billion to buy Maker Studios, whose shareholders are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bid by Disney.
As a furtherance of the 1996 crime classic by Joel and Ethan Coen that starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy and Steve Buscemi, the TV adaptation is a wonder.
Michael Burns, Lionsgate Films vice chairman, discusses the 7th and final season of "Mad Men," and reveals what new shows and films are in the pipeline for Lionsgate. Burns announces the 3 books of "Divergent" will be made into 4 movies.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports CBS has confirmed Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman on "The Late Show."
April 9- Hearst TV said on Wednesday it signed an agreement with Dish Network Corp ending a blackout that affected Dish subscribers who could not see programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets. "We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations," Hearst said in a statement.
April 9- Dish Network Corp customers in 25 markets across the United States can no longer view programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations due to an impasse between the satellite provider and Hearst Television. Hearst owns 29 local TV broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets, including Baltimore, Boston and New Orleans.
LONDON, April 9- Vice Media, the New York- based group whose edgy reportage has proved a hit with young people, plans to sell more content to mainstream TV groups after signing such a deal with "American Idol" producer Fremantle Media, it said on Wednesday.
If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.
NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke said Monday that NBC is premiering six scripted series and three reality shows this summer. He said ratings during the hot-weather months are just as important to NBC as those in the spring and fall. One longtime TV tradition that NBC isn't backing away from is the focus on viewers aged 18 to 49 years old, despite an aging population.
Microsoft has built a new television studio, and plans to roll out six series this June, said a report in Bloomberg.
Todd Spangler, Variety digital editor, shares his opinions on the demand for "Game of Thrones" after HBO Go crashed, and the overall interest in HBO's original programming.
Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company CEO, discusses his new partnership with Discovery Communications which will air his auction show live starting in 2015.
LOS ANGELES— The producers of the "Got Talent" franchise say the TV talent contest is a winner in its own right. Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia said Monday that Guinness World Records has deemed the series the most successful reality TV format worldwide. The latest versions to air include those in Iceland and Brazil.
VILNIUS, Lithuania— Latvia is joining Lithuania in banning Russian state television broadcasts because it found that several programs about the Ukraine crisis were tendentious and not in the Baltic nation's security interests.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses late night ad revenue and speculates who will fill David Letterman's chair.
April 3- Latino-focused cable network NUVOtv, backed by Jennifer Lopez, said its parent company SiTV Media Inc would buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV. As part of the acquisition, NUVOtv also plans to utilize Fuse's street front studio on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan- across from Madison Square Garden.