• MOSCOW— A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson. The BBC announced Wednesday that it wouldn't renew Clarkson's contract after a fracas with a producer, ending his connection to the immensely popular program. The Zvezda TV channel published a letter to Clarkson on its website late...

  • By shelving blackouts, NFL makes Uncle Sam happy Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    NFL television

    TV blackouts have lost significance, and experts says the NFL's move to drop them is designed to appease lawmakers and regulators.

  • Cramer: The TV bundle pits the young against old Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    Man watching TV with empty screen

    The story of the television bundle has CNBC's Jim Cramer hooked. "This is such a great story," he said.

  • Cramer talks Netflix and the TV bundle   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    Cramer talks Netflix and the TV bundle

    CNBC's Jim Cramer calls the TV bundle story a great one that pits the young against the old.

  • New NFL playbook: Scrap the blackouts, push online Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by the St. Louis Rams in a 2014 NFL game.

    National Football League teams voted to suspend the league's long-standing TV blackout policy for the upcoming season.

  • Jon Hamm: More jobs for actors, harder to stand out

    "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm speaks about the end of Don Draper, the evolving world of original content and why he isn't involved with social media.

  • GATINEAU, Quebec, March 19- Canadian television viewers will no longer be forced to pay for vast numbers of channels they do not watch, the country's broadcast regulator said in a sweeping ruling on Thursday. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said cable and satellite providers had to offer viewers an affordable basic package...

  • Content a la carte coming: Mario Gabelli   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:39 AM ET
    Content a la carte coming: Mario Gabelli

    Unbundling is going to be engineered by the cable companies, says Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on the battle for content and viewers.

  • Sony unveils streaming TV service PlayStation Vue Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:59 PM ET
    Sony Playstation 4

    Sony has unveiled its PlayStation Vue streaming video service, announcing pricing, and launching in three cities.

  • Streaming TV services: What you get, what it costs Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Sony jumped into the pay-television business Wednesday with an online package of more than 50 channels starting at $50 a month. In the works for more than a year, the PlayStation Vue service could drive more people to drop their traditional cable or satellite TV offerings, especially as Sony touts such benefits as unlimited online storage for...

  • SONY'S PLAYSTATION VUE ONLINE TV SERVICE LAUNCHES AT $50 A. NEW YORK, March 18- Sony Corp on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue Web video service in three cities, targeting customers looking for cheaper alternatives to cable with packages starting at $50. Sony's service will have more than 85 channels, including programming from three major networks, CBS,...

  • New tech expected from Apple   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    New tech expected from Apple

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Piper Jaffray Senior Research Analyst Gene Munster discuss Apple's next possible moves following expectations of an online television service from tech giant.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, March 17- Apple Inc's planned video streaming service may not be a tough sell for media companies who could be enticed by the company's ubiquitous iPhones and iPads, which represent a new stream of growth for an industry losing viewers. The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that some broadcasters are in talks to sign on to a new Apple...

  • Can Cupertino kill cable?   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:36 PM ET
    Can Cupertino kill cable?

    Apple is reportedly releasing a Web TV service this Fall. Discovery founder John Hendricks is launching "CuriosityStream" on Wednesday, and explains what Apple could be after in the streaming space.

  • Apple Web TV: Home run or too confusing? Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, speaks during the company's "Spring Forward" event in San Francisco.

    Apple's plans for its Web television service are really shaking things up for consumers and the cable companies.

  • Sling TV offers Xbox One app, will have A&E channels Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 1:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Dish Network's Sling TV is now offering an app on Xbox One, the first gaming console to be able to feature the company's online television service. "World News Extra" will have Bloomberg TV, HLN, Euro News and others. Shares of Englewood, Colorado- based Dish Network Corp. dipped 25 cents to $73.29 in afternoon trading.

  • Yahoo! brings back 'Community'   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 11:24 AM ET
    Yahoo! brings back 'Community'

    After being cancelled by NBC, cult comedy show "Community" has been rescued by Yahoo. The show's sixth season starts streaming online Tuesday.

  • Apple web TV service a stepping stone: Pro   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 11:35 AM ET
    Apple web TV service a stepping stone: Pro

    Discussing Apple's new plans for its web TV streaming service, with Cantor Fitzgerald's Brian White.

  • But what about cable?   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 11:34 AM ET
    But what about cable?

    What Apple's new TV streaming service means for the traditional cable bundle, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Not all content is king in the age of Apple TV Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Apple TV

    Content is being sold inefficiently in cable bundle, and Apple's reported Internet TV service shows consumer tastes are shifting, Mark Mahaney says.