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.» Read More
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 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.
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.
When Scott Wapner isn't being "the judge" on the "Fast Money Halftime Report," he's cooking. Putting together the ingredients of a great show is a lot like creating a great meal. His attention to detail is what makes him a great chef - just ask his wife.
As a fellow comedian, Raj Mahal remembers Robin Williams's five best TV and movie roles, from Louis CK to Aladdin.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber, weigh in on the anticipation for AMC's "Breaking Bad" spin off "Better Call Saul," and the outlook for the stock.
NBC's Jennifer Bjorklund reports the latest details on the death of comic genius Robin Williams.
Robin Williams leaves behind a legacy of Hollywood success that spanned decades and generated billions of dollars—in fact, $5.2 billion worldwide.
Brent Lang, Variety senior film and media reporter, and Richard Roeper, The Chicago Sun-Times, discuss Robin Williams' unique talent and his internal struggles. And CNBC's Julia Boorstin, weighs in.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the death of Hollywood legend Robin Williams.
David Poland, Moviecitynews.com editor, and Ramin Setoodeh, Variety New York film editor, discuss the passing of Hollywood legend Robin Williams and his impact on the industry. Williams was the comic who took us out of the Nixon era, observes Poland.
NBC's Stephanie Stanton takes a look at the career and legacy of Robin Williams.
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Some say Dish Network might be looked at as a buyer now that Sprint's not acquiring T-Mobile. Discussing the best scenario for Dish, with Jason Bazinet, Citigroup media analyst, and Matthew Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities senior analyst.
Dish Network plans to launch its streaming service by the end of the year. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports one analyst says investors might need to start looking at the company as a buyer soon.
Vizio is recalling 245,000 flat screen televisions due to an ineffective stand that causes the TV to tip, posing a risk of impact injury.
Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings said its company's subscriber revenue in Q2 beat HBO's for the first time ever. Henry Blodget, Business Insider; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss.