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  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...

  • Dec 9- DreamWorks Animation SKG said it plans to launch a 24- hour family-oriented television channel in 19 Asian countries during the second half of 2015 as part of its effort to expand television production and distribution. Shows running on the channel, including "All Hail King Julien", "The Adventures of Puss in Boots" and "How to Train Your Dragon", are based on...

  • DreamWorks to launch family TV channel in Asia Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Dec 9- DreamWorks Animation SKG said it plans to launch a 24/ 7 family-oriented television channel in Asia during the second half of 2015 as part of its effort to expand television production and distribution. Shows running on the channel, including "All Hail King Julien," "The Adventures of Puss in Boots" and "How to Train Your Dragon," are based on characters from major...

  • Starz will talk to anyone, consider anything: CEO Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    CEO of Starz, Chris Albrecht.

    Starz CEO Chris Albrecht denied rumors that the company is pursuing a sale, but said it would talk to anybody and consider anything good for its business.

  • YouTube’s Apple TV updated: More content & ads Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Apple TV

    YouTube has refreshed its app for Apple's TV streaming box, offering a new look, more videos, and more ads.

  • CBS, Dish shake hands on new deal after hardball Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    A field service specialist for Dish Network installs a satellite television system at a residence.

    CBS and Dish Network reached an agreement over a new distribution deal, both companies announced on Saturday, bringing an end to a long running feud.

  • Three pillars of TV ecosystem  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott, explains why he is cautious about the outlook on television stocks.

  • CBS blackout deadline nears  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the standoff between CBS and the DISH Network to reach an agreement.

  • FTR CEO addressing digital literacy  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications chairman & CEO, shares her thoughts on putting training programs in place to bridge the skills gap in the U.S.

  • Apple co-founder The Woz going into reality TV Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Steve Wozniak

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is partnering with Mythbusters' Kari Byron to launch a reality TV show about tech.

  • Tencent-HBO tie-up to test China censors Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:54 PM ET
    Game of Thrones actress Hannah Murray

    Chinese Internet firm Tencent Holdings is partnering with Time Warner Inc's HBO network to stream its TV shows, which may draw scrutiny from the country's authorities.

  • YOUR MONEY-Behind Black Friday's giant, cheap TV deals Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 25- You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain: a 65 "Vizio television at Walmart for $648. Unit sales are already up this year so far, says Stephen Baker, vice president for industry analysis at NPD Group, which tracks TV sales. Best Buy is featuring a 50 " Panasonic for $199.99.

  • BEIJING, Nov 25- Chinese Internet firm Tencent Holdings Ltd is partnering with Time Warner Inc's HBO network to stream its TV shows, which are known for their provocative content and may draw scrutiny from the country's authorities. Tencent will be the exclusive online provider of HBO series such as "Game of Thrones"- which features gore, nudity, and incest- "True...

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's loss-making Sony Corp plans to slash its TV and mobile phone product line-ups to cut costs, counting on multi-billion dollar revenue surges for its buoyant PlayStation 4 and image sensor businesses over the next three years. Having lost ground to nimbler rivals like Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in consumer electronics, Sony...

  • Starz exploring sale of its business: Report Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    The screening room at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

    Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.

  • The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc.. Media companies including Time Warner, Walt Disney Co and CBS Corp had approached the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, saying the FCC's order would...

  • Nov 21- A U.S. federal appeals court has stayed the Federal Communications Commission's order requiring broadcast and cable companies to disclose programming contracts. The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc..

  • 4K TV: The latest best picture ever  Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    The newest television technology is supposed to offer a picture with 4x the resolution of 1080p. But is it worth the additional cost? CNBC.com reports.

  • Dish, Turner agree to short-term contract extension Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    A Dish Network field service specialist installs a satellite television system at a residence in Denver.

    Dish and Turner agreed to a temporary extension of service for several channels that were dropped in October.