• PARIS— Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group simultaneously blacked out 11 channels of a French global TV network and took over its website and social media accounts on Thursday, in what appeared to be the most ambitious media attack so far by the extremist group. France's interior minister, while counseling caution until investigators find...

  • MUMBAI, April 9- An Indian court on Thursday held the founder of Satyam Computer Services, which was once one of India's biggest IT outsourcing companies, guilty in the country's biggest corporate accounting fraud, local television channels reported. The court is yet to announce the quantum of punishment in the case, the TV channels reported.

  • Brian Grazer & the power of curiosity   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 4:47 PM ET
    Brian Grazer & the power of curiosity

    Film and TV producer Brian Grazer discusses his new book "A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life" and explains the importance of the story itself on any platform whether it be Netflix or cable.

  • DirecTV drops Rob Lowe ads amid complaints Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Rob Lowe in a DirecTV ad

    DirecTV is reportedly ending its advertising campaign with actor Rob Lowe as the series' claims were ruled unsubstantiated.

  • LONDON, April 7- French media conglomerate Vivendi is looking at a possible acquisition of pay-TV group Sky, as one of several options to expand the reach of its own TV group Canal Plus, three sources familiar with the matter said. Vivendi has turned its attention to Sky after reviewing smaller pay-TV targets in Turkey and other fast-growing markets in Europe, one...

  • Dodgers CEO on TV shutout: 'It's a difficult blow' Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 4:54 PM ET
    Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson runs to second base during a game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Sept. 21, 2014.

    Time Warner Cable hasn't come to terms to carry the SportsNet LA channel. So Dodgers fans can't watch.

  • Why 'Mad Men' is such a hit   Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Why 'Mad Men' is such a hit

    The final season of AMC's "Mad Men" kicks off Sunday night. Josh Sapan, AMC Networks and CEO, explains why the show is coming to an end, what he thinks makes "Mad Men" a hit.

  • April 1- Dish Network Corp and Time Warner reached a new agreement on Wednesday that will allow Dish subscribers continued access to Turner Broadcasting and HBO programming. "We're pleased that the Dish customers we all serve can continue to enjoy Turner and HBO's popular programming on multiple platforms," Turner Broadcasting said in the statement.

  • Flip side of cord-cutting: Mark Cuban   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Flip side of cord-cutting: Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks owner, shares his thoughts on the outlook on cable companies and the way content is delivered.

  • Best cord-cutting trade is a 92-year-old company Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    Dean-Charles Chapman as Tommen Baratheon and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in "Game of Thrones."

    HBO's foray into the on-demand video streaming world pioneered by Netflix and Hulu could boost the stock of parent company Time Warner, analysts say.

  • HBO Now will be a 'millennial missile': CEO Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO

    HBO CEO Richard Plepler says HBO Now will be a big hit with millennials, and here's why.

  • HBO CEO on Vice deal   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:53 AM ET
    HBO CEO on Vice deal

    HBO CEO, Richard Plepler, sits down with CNBC's Julia Boorstin for an exclusive interview to discuss HBO's deal with Vice, the new season of Game of Thrones and the recent Scientology documentary.

  • Nobody's doing us any favors selling HBO: Plepler   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    Nobody's doing us any favors selling HBO: Plepler

    At the end of the day it's all about content, says HBO CEO Richard Plepler, discussing the company's plan to stream programing on the Internet.

  • HBO CEO on cable bundle and Apple deal   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    HBO CEO on cable bundle and Apple deal

    HBO CEO, Richard Plepler, discusses the cable bundle, pricing and their deal with Apple.

  • HBO Now a 'millennial missile: HBO CEO   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:46 AM ET
    HBO Now a 'millennial missile: HBO CEO

    HBO CEO Richard Plepler, talks with CNBC's Julia Boorstin about the company's long-term strategic plan to expand its streaming TV option.

  • This could change the sports broadcasting game Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 2:28 PM ET
    Seattle Reign soccer

    Real-time video apps have gained traction, but social media streams likely will have little effect on sports broadcasting.

  • Hulk Hogan: The best financial move I ever made   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Hulkamaniacs headed to Levi Stadium

    WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan, discusses the upcoming WrestleMania 31 annual event, the best way to reach fans and the best financial move he ever made.

  • HBO moves into news   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET
    HBO moves into news

    Vice News and HBO will partner on news coverage, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • BBC cash-cow Jeremy Clarkson axed from ‘Top Gear’ Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Jeremy Clarkson

    The U.K.’s national broadcaster said on Wednesday it would be letting go the host of “Top Gear,” one its most profitable shows, following a “fracas."

  • Sling TV will cannibalize our business: Ergen   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Sling TV will cannibalize our business: Ergen

    Incoming Dish Network CEO, Charlie Ergen, sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss Sling TV and potential competitors.