• HSN names new president in expanded role Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— HSN Inc.' s Chief Marketing Officer Bill Brand is adding the title of president of its namesake division as the home shopping network aims to deepen its entertainment experience for its viewers in the digital age, the company announced Tuesday. Brand had previously served as an executive at VH1 and Lifetime Television.

  • Summer TV: It should come with danger warnings Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— It's a frightful world on TV these days. A certain brand of TV drama has always kept its audience on high alert, at least as far back as " The Twilight Zone." That's the big start of "The Strain," premiering July 13.

  • App Watch: FilmOn has much more than broadcast TV Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    BENKELMAN, Neb.— As the television-over-the-Internet service Aereo squared off against broadcasters over copyright claims in the Supreme Court, a similar startup called FilmOn stood on the sidelines.

  • Christmas in July: TV week of holiday programming Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July— but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs. "This is a little bit of escapism," said Bill Abbott, president and CEO of the Crown Media Family Networks, "and that's what television is for."

  • Amazon's 'predatory pricing' questioned Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Peter Larsen, head of Kindle products for Amazon.com, holds a Kindle Fire HD tablet at a news conference in Santa Monica, California.

    Amazon.com has become so big and powerful that it could threaten to end the publishing industry, a technology attorney told CNBC.

  • After Top Court ruling, Aereo's rivals streaming in Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    Mark Ely, CEO of Simple.TV.

    Following Aereo's loss in the Supreme Court, rival TV streaming companies like Simple. TV are cornering its former customers. NYT reports.

  • TOKYO, June 30- Only a "natural disaster" could keep Sony Corp's TV division from returning to profit this year, the head of the newly independent business said on Monday, after a decade in the red and repeated missed promises of a turnaround.

  • *Sony target to boost 2014/ 15 TV sales to 16 mln from 13.5 mln' achievable'- exec. TOKYO, June 30- Sony Corp is confident its TV division will move into the black this financial year after a decade in the red, even if it falls short of its volume sales target, the head of the newly independent division said on Monday.

  • TOKYO, June 30- Sony Corp is confident its struggling TV division will move into the black in the current financial year, even if it falls short of its volume sales target, the head of the TV unit said on Monday.

  • Aereo suspends service after Supreme Court ruling Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Supreme Court dealt Aereo, backed by Barry Diller, a major setback on Wednesday in ruling that the television-over-the-Internet service operates much like a cable TV company.

  • BNP Paribas bank facing heavy U.S. penalties: CEO Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 9:12 AM ET

    The French bank is facing heavy penalties following a U.S. probe into breaking sanctions which should end "very soon", a French TV channel reported on Saturday.

  • Fan TV shakes up streaming hierarchy     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Gilles BianRosa, Fan TV CEO, discusses his plans to simplify your living room with one device that integrates live TV, video-on-demand and streaming services on a single device.

  • Tiger is back, but can he come back? Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Tiger Woods follows his drive during a practice round for the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club on June 25, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland.

    Tiger Woods returned to the links Thursday at the Quicken Loans National after back surgery. A lot more than golf is at stake.

  • With Aereo loss, what's next? Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    Aereo's loss in the Supreme Court has provided a precedent likely to affect copyright, licensing and the consumer in the Internet age.

  • TOKYO, June 26- Sony Corp's movie and TV unit will snap up Britain's CSC media network, adding to a string of acquisitions by the Japanese company to shift its focus from movies to higher-margin television programming.

  • After Aereo, what's next for Internet TV? Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 3:02 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The Supreme Court shot down Aereo's business model this week, but that doesn't mean customers' desire for a better TV experience is gone. Last year, the number of pay TV subscribers in the U.S. fell for the first time, dipping 0.1 percent to 94.6 million, according to Leichtman Research Group.

  • Facebook unveils diversity data: Guess the numbers Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:27 PM ET

    It is one of several tech companies trying to become more transparent about its workforce.

  • Supreme Court rules against Aereo     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    The Supreme Court ruled TV startup Aereo violates copyright laws. Bill Hague, Frank Magid Associates, and David Opderbeck, Seton Hall Law School professor, provides insight.

  • Big win for media giants     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports what the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on TV start-up Aereo could mean for the media industry.

  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves discusses the likelihood of consolidation in the content provider industry, and the state of CBS' business.