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  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the television ecosystem undergoes dramatic change. The move for Nielsen, which dominates traditional TV ratings and Adobe, which has troves of...

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 16- CBS Corp is offering pay television providers the option to add the new CBS All Access streaming service to the packages they sell to consumers, Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said in an interview on Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, CBS launched the digital video-on-demand and live-streaming services in an effort to win viewers who are...

  • Netflix subscriber miss: Analyst's take     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Netflix shares tank after the company reported fewer subscriptions than anticipated last quarter. Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners managing director, explains his long-term view for the company.

  • Neflix CEO defends subscriber growth     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings after the company beat earnings estimates, but reported lower than expected subscriber additions.

  • Netflix cult status over: Cramer     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss the outlook for Netflix after reporting slower-than-expected Q3 subscriber growth.

  • Netflix shares crushed by low subscriber growth     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides his outlook on Netflix and its competition with HBO.

  • Second delay in Nielsen ratings Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The beleaguered Nielsen company says its weekly report on how much television programs are being watched will be delayed until at least Thursday. Nielsen was not being specific about why the numbers did not come out Wednesday, blaming processing delays. Nielsen's television ratings are the primary currency for the multi-billion dollar television...

  • Netflix CEO: Addicted to beating our own numbers Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:46 PM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings shrugged off the company's 700,000 subscriber shortfall for the most recent quarter.

  • Jay Leno returns to TV with new CNBC show Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    Jay Leno

    What's next for "The Tonight Show" alum? Jay Leno will star in a new primetime CNBC show focusing on the car collector's market.

  • Why Sunday is TV's hottest night     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses the battle among networks for viewership on Sunday evenings.

  • Nielsen ratings blunder     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

    For 7 months, Nielsen Ratings inaccurately reported ratings for the major broadcast networks. David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, thinks the transparency of the glitch gives them additional credibility.

  • Nielsen to restate ratings: Report     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Nielsen will restate ratings going back to March due to a software glitch, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Discovery's issue with Comcast & Time Warner     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, about his position on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable transaction.

  • Discovery's secret sauce     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, discusses the decline of television ratings and Discovery's plans for international expansion with its Eurosport network.

  • Feeding the 'Vice' beast     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to Shane Smith, Vice CEO, about the company's investments in mobile, and generating enough content to feed its mobile, television and online platforms.

  • Busted! Why 'Real Housewives' star got prison time Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 5:01 PM ET
    Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice hold hands as they arrive at U.S. federal court in Newark, New Jersey, Oct. 2, 2014.

    Here's why the judge had to throw the book at "Real Housewives" stars Teresa and Joe Giudice, explains former US assistant DA Mitchell Epner.

  • Showtime to revive ABC cult classic 'Twin Peaks' Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 3:59 PM ET
    The title scene from the pilot episode of the television series 'Twin Peaks,' originally broadcast on April 8, 1990.

    Showtime said it will revive the widely-followed drama for nine episodes in 2016, nearly 25 years after ABC canceled it after two seasons.

  • ESPN working on streaming service     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Turner and ESPN have extended their contracts with the NBA, bringing the NBA about $2.5 billion per year.

  • Rebels, leaders & innovators     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Ryan Seacrest made the cut for CNBC's NEXT LIST, and spoke about the future of television and media. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, was one of the judges deciding the list, and explains why she was impressed by Jessica Alba, and others on the list.

  • Turner & ESPN extend NBA contract     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Turner and ESPN have extended their contracts with the NBA, saying these deals are all about the value of live sports.