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  • BRUSSELS, Sept 11- European Union antitrust regulators approved on Thursday British broadcaster BSkyB's planned $9 billion takeover of Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, which will make it the biggest pay-TV provider in Europe. The merged company will have operations in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch an Internet-based television service in the first half of next year, its chief executive said on Thursday, in a move intended to shake up traditional cable and satellite TV services. In January, Verizon bought an Intel Corp venture to create a web-based TV service.

  • Scripps CEO: Focused on quality     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Ken Lowe, Scripps Networks Interactive chairman & CEO, about consolidation and if Scripps would entertain a takeover bid.

  • NFL basically invincible: Moonves     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president & CEO, about the Ray Rice incident and CBS' deal for Thursday Night Football with the NFL.

  • Les Moonves: Ratings not counted properly     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber, and Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president & CEO, discuss if the networks ratings decline is a trend or if they are not being measured correctly.

  • Bullish Netflix call     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, increased his price target on Netflix to $600. Mahaney cites overseas expansion and sound valuations as reasons why the stock will climb higher.

  • Comedian and entertainer Joan Rivers dies at 81 Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 5:31 PM ET
    Joan Rivers performs on stage as part of the The Prince's Trust comedy gala We Are Most Amused at Royal Albert Hall on November 28, 2012 in London, England.

    Comedian and entertainer Joan Rivers died on Thursday at the age of 81.

  • Sell the movie, write the book     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Brett Ratner, RatPac co-founder & chairman, and Ben Mezrich, "Seven Wonders" author, discuss the genesis of Mezrich's new book and the synergy between the film and publishing industry

  • Opportunity explosion for content: Expert     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Tom Werner, Carsey-Werner Productions discuss the heated fight for content and where the money is flowing in the new media world.

  • Netflix snags deal for 'Gotham' television series Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Netflix has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.

  • Netflix gets Warner Brothers 'Gotham'     Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Netflix has acquired streaming rights for Warner Brothers "Gotham." David Bank, RBC Capital Markets media analyst, provides perspective.

  • BT Sport 'hasn't been a giant killer': Pro     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, says the rise of BT Sport has not had a negative effect on its competitors.

  • John Petter, CEO of the consumer division at BT, says Sky will have a "challenge" winning rights to soccer games in the upcoming auction.

  • Amazon launches original series pilots     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Amazon announced it will spend more than $100 million on original video content this quarter, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Netflix streams into comedy     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Comedian Jim Jefferies, discusses his new show "Jim Jefferies Bare." which will be the first of five new stand-up comedy specials Netflix is releasing.

  • New Hollywood wars     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Amazon Studios is set to premier its third pilot. Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses Amazon's slate of shows and challenge to Netflix.

  • Big Cable may be hindering an Apple TV: Isaacson Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

    This is why a breakthrough TV product from Apple has not emerged, according to Walter Isaacson, "Steve Jobs" biographer.

  • Logic behind Amazon's Twitch deal     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Discussing Amazon's "unusual" acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch, with Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director.

  • Netflix shut out at Emmys: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Brent Lang, Variety film and media reporter, and Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, provide insight to the changing face of the Emmy Awards.

  • Emmys snubs Netflix     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at the winner and losers from this year's annual awards show.