Williams-Sonoma is offering edible gingerbread estates, and 18.5 million viewers watched the "Sound of Music" Thursday. Pop culture commentator Chuck Nice, shares his opinions on these topics.» Read More
Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, discusses rising costs of content, and the interplay between content and distribution.
Comcast is testing new ad technology that inserts up-to-date commercials into past episodes of TV shows that are available on demand.
MOSCOW, Nov 26- The Kremlin extended its grip over radio and television broadcasting on Tuesday when the media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia.
Nov 25- Anchorwoman Katie Couric, who has hosted high-profile programs on all three major U.S. television networks, will head a team of global correspondents and help shape news coverage at Yahoo Inc., the Internet company announced on Monday. Couric will join Yahoo next year as global anchor while continuing to host her talk show on the ABC television network.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss Katie Couric's move to Yahoo as a global news anchor, and what it means to the future of cable television.
CNBC contributor Jon Steinberg says Twitter and Facebook want to be the place where users go to get their news.
Charter Communications is nearing an agreement with banks to raise funds for a bid for Time Warner Cable, according to a report.
Nov 21- Sony's Pictures Entertainment will produce fewer films as it makes a "significant" shift from motion pictures to higher-margin television production and to operating TV channels, Sony Corp executives told investors gathered at the company's Culver City, California, studio lot.
Nov 21- Sony's Pictures Entertainment will produce fewer films going forward as it makes a "significant" shift from motion pictures to higher-margin television production and to operating TV channels, Sony Corp executives told investors gathered at the company's Culver City, California, studio lot.
Billionaire value investor Mario Gabelli told CNBC Thursday that he sees big opportunities in media stocks, specifically Time Warner, News Corp, Viacom, and Discovery.
Nov 20- Broadcaster Gray Television Inc and Excalibur Broadcasting LLC said they would buy 20 stations from Hoak Media LLC and Parker Broadcasting Inc for $335 million in cash, sending Gray's shares up as much as 19 percent.
Nov 20- Gray Television Inc and Excalibur Broadcasting LLC will buy 15 television stations from Hoak Media LLC and Parker Broadcasting Inc for $335 million in cash.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 15- U.S. television network FXX has secured the cable and online streaming rights to reruns of the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" in what is thought to be one of the most expensive syndication deals in television, the network said on Friday. FXX, owned by 21st Century Fox, said it will begin airing past episodes of "The Simpsons" in August 2014.
OTTAWA, Nov 14- The Canadian government instructed the country's television regulator on Thursday to study the impact on consumers of unbundling cable- and satellite-television packages and to report back by April.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson explains how he turned his life around after bankruptcy, prison and drug addiction.
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht looks to a renewed focus on original content at his premium channel.
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht says his company his open to anything that will bring long-term shareholder value.
Starz plans to produce 50 hours of original programming in 2014. Its CEO Chris Albrecht discusses demographic opportunities, and the company's efforts to boost its original programming.
Filmmaker Ken Burns says that though new platforms have increased accessibility to his work, public television is still his No. 1 distribution source.
*Wall Street expected loss of 39,000 subscribers. Nov 12- Dish Network Corp posted quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates as it added 35,000 pay-TV subscribers, far exceeding expectations. Wall Street analysts had expected Dish to lose 39,000 subscribers in the third quarter, according to market research firm StreetAccount.