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  • CHICAGO, May 5- A new feature on Comcast Corp's pay television service will let parents activate a child-friendly zone that provides access only to age-appropriate shows and movies, the company said on Tuesday. Chief Executive Brian Roberts also announced the launch of a voice-controlled remote control for Comcast's X1 operating system that can search and...

  • 'The Simpsons' legacy continues   Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    'The Simpsons' legacy continues

    Fox has picked up "The Simpsons" for another two seasons.

  • Cambodia PM refuses to honor $5K Pacquiao bet Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:08 AM ET
    Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Last week, millions placed their bets – and lost - on the “fight of the century” when Mayweather Jr. beat Pacquiao... including an political leader.

  • Gray Television posts 1Q profit Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:33 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $5.6 million. Gray Television shares have increased 22 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Gray Television, Earnings Report.

  • Pawn Stars' Pawn Plaza   Friday, 1 May 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    Pawn Stars' Pawn Plaza

    Rick Harrison of "Pawn Stars," discusses the fight coming to Las Vegas this weekend, and his new shop there called "Pawn Plaza." He says he's upped security at his store for this weekend.

  • LONDON, April 30- Prime Minister David Cameron won the last major TV contest of Britain's election campaign, a snap Guardian/ICM poll showed on Thursday, with 44 percent of viewers saying he had performed best on the night. Conservative Party leader Cameron, up for re-election on Thursday next week, was subjected to 30 minutes of questions from a BBC TV audience.

  • How to see everything this action-packed weekend Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:25 PM ET

    This may end up being one of the greatest weekends in sports and entertainment in a long time. Here's a game plan so you don't miss any of it.

  • LONDON, April 30- Prime Minister David Cameron won the last major TV contest of Britain's election campaign, a snap Guardian/ICM poll showed on Thursday, with 44 percent of viewers saying he had performed best on the night. Conservative Party leader Cameron, up for re-election on Thursday next week, was subjected to 30 minutes of questions from a BBC TV audience.

  • Sports' coming MEGA-weekend: The $$$ breakdown Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 3:05 PM ET
    Los Angeles Dodgers’ Zack Greinke pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a game in Los Angeles.

    Sports fans will have a slew of viewing options this weekend, but some events stand to rake in much more cash than others.

  • Fight of the century   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 2:31 PM ET
    Fight of the century

    Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank, promotional company for boxers, discusses the sale of tickets for the fight between Pacquiao and Mayweather. He says he is sworn to secrecy in regards to sponsorships and Samsung.

  • Time to embrace online video: Time Warner Cable CEO Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 1:03 PM ET
    Rob Marcus

    The idea that cable firms can stop the natural trend in customer behavior toward online video is ridiculous, Rob Marcus tells CNBC.

  • NEW YORK— Time Warner Cable had a record quarter for subscriber growth on the heels of its failed deal with Comcast and as cable TV rival Charter is expected to try to buy the company. As Time Warner Cable waited for regulators to approve or deny its Comcast deal, it invested in customer service and other areas to grow its customer base. Philadelphia- based Comcast...

  • Viacom earnings top expectations Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    Viacom Headquarters in New York City.

    Viacom delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Sports programming battle heats up   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:42 AM ET
    Sports programming battle heats up

    At the end of the day it's about negotiations, says George Pyne, Bruin Sports Capital CEO, weighing in on the big biz of live sports content and Verizon's "skinny bundle" offer.

  • See it here: Baseball in an entirely empty stadium Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    Chris Davis #19 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three-run home run in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The game was played without spectators due to the social unrest in Baltimore.

    Major League Baseball is offering today's matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox as its MLB.TV free game.

  • Floyd vs Manny: Breaking down the cash flow Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Floyd Mayweather (left) and Manny Pacquiao attend the press conference in Los Angeles in March to announce their fight.

    Rivers of money are flowing into boxing's biggest bout in years, and it's not just the boxers who will see a windfall.

  • Hulu lands 'Seinfeld' episodes, future AMC series Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 11:28 AM ET

    That means they won't be on Netflix, which has far more subscribers— more than 62 million worldwide. Hulu is an online video service owned by Disney, Twenty-First Century Fox and Comcast. Hulu will also have future shows from AMC Networks Inc. channels like AMC, IFC and Sundance TV, including "Fear the Walking Dead," a spinoff of "The Walking Dead" that will air on TV this...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 28- Mexican regulators said on Tuesday that broadcaster Televisa has substantial power in 99 municipalities across the country, as a result of its acquisition of Mexican cable company Cablecom last year. Last August Televisa, the world's biggest provider of Spanish-language TV content, purchased Cablecom, which has operations in 16 states...

  • April 27- ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company. ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, said in a legal document sent to the Supreme Court of New York State that Verizon violated its obligations "under...

  • Every CEO should watch the Bruce Jenner interview Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    Bruce Jenner

    Here's what CEOs can learn from watching the Bruce Jenner interview.