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THE SPARK: DreamWorks said in a conference call with analysts late Tuesday that it expects TV show revenue to reach $200 million by 2015 after announcing two new TV deals this week.
ATHENS, June 18- Greece has avoided the uncertainty of an early election but the standoff over the state broadcaster's closure has weakened the prime minister and deepened mistrust in his fractious coalition.
Charter Communications and its shareholder Liberty Media have been aggressively reviewing potential acquisition targets recently as they focus on how to consolidate the cable industry.
Gracia Martore, President & CEO of Gannett Co., discusses her company's $1.5 billion acquisition of TV company Belo, as well as the direction the company is headed.
June 13- Gannett Co Inc shares soared 27 percent to a five-year high after the largest U.S. newspaper chain struck a $1.5 billion deal for television company Belo Corp, dramatically increasing TV's importance to Gannett's results. Gannett's surge nearly equaled the entire purchase price, an unusual move for the buyer in a takeover.
Even if Aereo is ultimately unsuccessful, the unraveling of the cable bundle is inevitable, the company's CEO tells CNBC.
Chet Kanojia, CEO of Aereo, discusses his company's plan to expand its online programming service into Atlanta, despite controversy with television networks over its legality.
June 13- Gannett Co Inc, the largest newspaper chain in the United States, agreed to pay $1.5 billion in cash for television company Belo Corp, with an aim to making broadcast a bigger part of the business than newspapers.
Mona Scott-Young speaks to FM's Karen Finerman about whether she thinks of herself has a woman in business, or a person in business; her worst business move ever; and her newest venture with moscato.
Fox, a unit of News Corp, suffered from a ratings decline in the TV season that ended in May, largely due to a drop in viewership for the "American Idol" singing competition.
Nikos Tsimpidas, political editor and union representative at ERA, the Greek National Broadcaster, comments on the actions taken to combat the shutdown of Greece's state broadcaster.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin shares what ESPN President John Skipper said about rising licensing costs, in light of new competition coming from Fox.
Consumers are keeping their cable TV subscriptions despite emerging online alternatives, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman told CNBC.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Glenn Britt about the cable television business model, Time Warner's deal with Samsung and how his business is meeting consumer demand.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Philippe Dauman, president and CEO of Viacom, about the future of the cable industry.
Comcast's new cable operating system will change the way its consumers experience entertainment said Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts.
Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company, provides a preview of how investors can best play this summer's blockbuster movies.
A former postal worker pleads guilty to disability fraud after being caught on television in "Wheel of Fortune" visibly able bodied. Esaun Pinto, CPI Investigations, offers insight.
June 7- Intel Corp's talks to buy content from media companies for its new TV service are advancing, and the chipmaker is offering to pay as much as 75 percent more than traditional cable rates, people familiar with the talks said.
Dolph Lundgren, action movie star from "The Expendables," discusses the new TV show he's hosting, "Race to the Scene," and how he invests his money.