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  • Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    THE SKINNY: Cornell University researchers randomly assigned almost 100 undergraduates to watch one of three 20- minute sessions featuring: "The Island," a 2005 sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor; that same movie but without the sound; or the "Charlie Rose" show, a public television interview program.

  • Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana— A firearms company at the center of the reality TV show " Sons of Gun" distanced itself from the star of the now cancelled program this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a child. Will Hayden was arrested Tuesday. "Sons of Guns" began airing in 2011 and followed Hayden's family-owned custom firearms business.

  • New Hollywood wars     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Amazon Studios is set to premier its third pilot. Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses Amazon's slate of shows and challenge to Netflix.

  • Review: The case against binge-watching TV Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 4:29 PM ET

    That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. I used some recent trips to finish Showtime's "Dexter" and start CBS' "The Good Wife." In between, I breezed through Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" and the second season of " House of Cards.

  • Big Cable may be hindering an Apple TV: Isaacson Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

    This is why a breakthrough TV product from Apple has not emerged, according to Walter Isaacson, "Steve Jobs" biographer.

  • Logic behind Amazon's Twitch deal     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Discussing Amazon's "unusual" acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch, with Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director.

  • Netflix shut out at Emmys: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Brent Lang, Variety film and media reporter, and Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, provide insight to the changing face of the Emmy Awards.

  • Emmys snubs Netflix     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at the winner and losers from this year's annual awards show.

  • Emmys 2014: Breaking Bad takes top prize     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    "Breaking Bad" took five awards at the Emmys including best drama series, while "Modern Family" won the honor for best comedy series for the fifth time in a row. NBC's Stephanie Stanton reports.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- " Fargo," the TV re-imagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Parsons won his fourth lead acting Emmy for playing the pedantic nerd Sheldon in CBS comedy" The Big Bang Theory.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.

  • TiVo to make version for those without cable Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters. For both models, you need a $15- a-month subscription to TiVo service, which provides programming data and other necessities.

  • High stakes at Emmys     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at who is hoping to win at the Emmys and explains how NBC is looking to capitalize from the audience surge on social media.

  • Are you better than your boss?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    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.

  • 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 rejects allegations over Current TV deal Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:04 PM ET
    Former Vice President Al Gore addresses Climate Reality Leadership trainees, March 13, 2014, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Al Jazeera on Tuesday rejected allegations from Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, saying they were false and potentially misleading.

  • HBO boxing strategy: More knockouts—lots of them Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin after recording his 11th title defense in July.

    The premium cable channel is drawing viewers thanks to a Kazakh knockout artist who may become the next hero of boxing.

  • US broadcasters challenge FCC over airwaves auction Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Shark Week filmmaker: My scariest moment Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Shark Week filmmaker Andy Casagrande talks about why he loves sharks and what his favorite — and scariest — moments were from this year's Shark Week.