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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana— A firearms company at the center of the reality TV show " Sons of Gun" distanced itself from the star of the now cancelled program this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a child. Will Hayden was arrested Tuesday. "Sons of Guns" began airing in 2011 and followed Hayden's family-owned custom firearms business.
That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. I used some recent trips to finish Showtime's "Dexter" and start CBS' "The Good Wife." In between, I breezed through Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" and the second season of " House of Cards.
Discussing Amazon's "unusual" acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch, with Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director.
Brent Lang, Variety film and media reporter, and Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, provide insight to the changing face of the Emmy Awards.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at the winner and losers from this year's annual awards show.
"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.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- " Fargo," the TV re-imagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Parsons won his fourth lead acting Emmy for playing the pedantic nerd Sheldon in CBS comedy" The Big Bang Theory.
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.
NEW YORK— Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters. For both models, you need a $15- a-month subscription to TiVo service, which provides programming data and other necessities.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at who is hoping to win at the Emmys and explains how NBC is looking to capitalize from the audience surge on social media.
DFX founder Tom Smith, discusses the new reality series "Does Someone Have to Go?" premiering on CNBC tonight. Smith discusses how the show helped solve internal squabbles.
Aug 20- TV broadcaster Al Jazeera rejected allegations of fraud and breach of contract leveled by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt over their sale of Current TV to the Middle East- based company in 2013..
Al Jazeera on Tuesday rejected allegations from Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, saying they were false and potentially misleading.
The premium cable channel is drawing viewers thanks to a Kazakh knockout artist who may become the next hero of boxing.
The so-called incentive auction will give TV stations that currently own the valuable frequencies the opportunity to voluntarily give up their frequencies to the FCC. The FCC then would repackage them and auction them to wireless carriers, which are clamoring for faster speeds and better services for their devices.
Aug 15- Current TV founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt filed a lawsuit on Friday against Al Jazeera, claiming the Qatar- based broadcaster owes them millions of dollars after it bought Current TV. The lawsuit filed in Delaware Court of Chancery is under seal.
Shark Week filmmaker Andy Casagrande talks about why he loves sharks and what his favorite — and scariest — moments were from this year's Shark Week.
Stand-up comedian Harrison Greenbaum remembers Robin Williams — and his impact on the comedy business.
CNBC's Scott Wapner accepted the "ice bucket challenge" on "Fast Money Halftime Report." Wapner passed it on to Mark Zuckerberg and Dick Costolo.
CNBC's Scott Wapner accepts the "ice bucket challenge" from Biogen Idec's Doug Williams on "Fast Money Halftime Report." He then passes it to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. Trader Pete Najarian shares the story of his brother Paul who passed from ALS.