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HONG KONG, March 12- China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd for $804 mln, giving it access to TV and movie content as competition in the world's biggest Internet market becomes increasingly cutthroat.
LOS ANGELES, March 11- Anne Sweeney, the president of Walt Disney Co's Disney/ABC Television Group, will leave the company in January 2015 to pursue a career in television directing, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
Two years after launching its Infinite line of digital comics, Marvel Entertainment said it intends to expand the line's offerings with its first all-ages titles as it moves to attract younger readers familiar with characters like Spider-Man from animated television shows.
SALT LAKE CITY-- The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating.
TORONTO, March 6- Three porn channels based in Toronto may not be Canadian enough for the country's broadcast regulator, which said this week it is concerned they are not serving up the requisite 35 percent of Canadian content.
March 6- Media executive Jack Griffin was appointed on Thursday as chief executive of Tribune Co's forthcoming spinoff newspaper company, Tribune Publishing. Tribune also announced that Eddy Hartenstein, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and former DirecTV executive, will become non-executive chairman of Tribune Publishing's board.
DirecTV is in talks with Disney to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet deal, DirecTV said.
PRETORIA, South Africa-- A South African TV channel has apologized for broadcasting an image of a witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial after the woman requested that she not be shown. News channel eNCA says it used the picture of state witness Michelle Burger in a broadcast while she was giving testimony Tuesday.
CNBC's David Faber reports Dish Network and Disney have reached a carriage deal which includes Dish relinquishing ad-skipping for streaming rights from Disney.
In a Supreme Court filing, the Justice Department is backing broadcasters' copyright claims in their fight against Aereo, re/code reports.
Dish Network and Walt Disney reached a long-term deal to carry Disney-owned networks and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV.
March 4- Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co reached a long-term deal, allowing the No.2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN, and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.
Ratings for the Academy Awards telecast in the nation's biggest television markets are up 7 percent over last year.
WASHINGTON, March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that online television service FilmOn X LLC cannot intervene in support of competitor Aereo Inc, which is being challenged by the four major U.S. broadcasters over its use of television broadcast signals.
Comcast is considering spinning off 3 million subscribers into a publicly traded company, according to sources familiar with the matter.
"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro helps CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" celebrate its second anniversary on the floor of the NYSE baking the crew a special cake.
Netflix may have to make similar arrangements with other broadband providers to ensure customers get access to its streaming movies and TV shows.
Jeopardy! Contestant Arthur Chu discusses his experience on the game show, and why fans "love to hate him." 2003 Jeopardy! College Champion Keith Williams, provides perspective.
Piers Morgan's three-year stint as host of a prime time CNN talk show is coming to an end, the cable news channel said.
Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses whether Netflix's deal to pay Comcast for faster speeds for video services will interfere with Comcast's plans to acquire Time Warner.