• Skip the Super Bowl, but keep the ads: Here's how Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:11 AM ET

    Dish Network has technology that lets customers completely skip commercials. For this weekend's Super Bowl, though, it's letting them skip the game.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 28- China's Hunan TV& Broadcast Intermediary Co Ltd has agreed a deal with U.S. studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp that will see the two firms invest a combined $1.5 billion in film making, marking the latest inroad by a Chinese firm into Hollywood. Lions Gate, known for producing movies such as "The Hunger Games", and Hunan TV plan to invest the $1.5...

  • Liberty CEO: Big media deals will get done, but ... Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:03 AM ET
    Greg Maffei, CEO of Liberty Media.

    The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV deals will be approved, Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei tells CNBC. But he asks at what cost.

  • Jan 21- U.S. television network NBC will post all Super Bowl commercials that air on TV to a Tumblr page moments after they air on TV, providing another way for brands to reach viewers with ads that cost up to $4.5 million for 30 seconds. The page on social media site Tumblr is a way for those viewers to see all of the TV ads, NBC said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Other companies are jealous of Netflix: Analyst Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    Kevin Spacey in Netflix's "House of Cards"

    BTIG media and tech analyst Rich Greenfield told CNBC that Netflix has full control over its pricing power.

  • Netflix breadth of content strong: Analyst  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:16 AM ET

    Discussing Netflix's big earnings beat and scope of original content, with Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst.

  • Amazon ready for its close up  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    Re/code's Edmund Lee, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America, discuss Amazon's plan to produce and acquire original movies for release in theaters and later on its "Prime" service.

  • Netflix's stake in content wars  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:56 AM ET

    Anthony DiClemente, Nomura Securities analyst, discusses what he'll be looking for when Netflix reports earnings after the bell and the growing competition in the streaming space.

  • Amazon studios: 4 pilots you can't miss  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses Amazon's content strategy and reveals the four new Amazon shows you cannot miss.

  • It's not your mother's media anymore: Barry Diller  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:17 AM ET

    I don't watch linear television anymore, says Barry Diller, IAC chairman, discussing how his TV viewing habits have changed over the years.

  • Obama wrong to rip Sony without the facts: Diller Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    Barry Diller speaks during the CNBC Next 25 Gala in New York on Nov. 6, 2014.

    Media mogul Barry Diller tells CNBC that Sony deserves sympathy for the hacking attack and for President Barack Obama criticism.

  • Mario Gabelli's media moves  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 7:42 AM ET

    I like the content companies, says Mario Gabelli, Gamco Investors chairman & CEO, discussing his play on the media sector.

  • Amazon + Woody Allen = Profits?  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:25 PM ET

    Amazon Studios announced it's signed director Woody Allen to write and direct his first TV series. "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly questions whether the company will ever make any money.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 13- Director Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have all...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Oscar-winning director Woody Allen will write and direct a half-hour television series for Amazon.com Inc, the U.S. online retailer and video streaming service said on Tuesday. "I have no ideas and I'm not sure where to begin," the director of "Annie Hall" and "Blue Jasmine" said in Amazon's statement. Signing Allen is a big win for Amazon, which is trying...

  • Experience RTI's 360 view  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    Content producer Greg Easley, RTI CEO, discusses the launch of their camera system and software that streams live 360 degree video to any connector device.

  • Amazon's sunny forecast  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    Mark May, Citi analyst, breaks down his firms upgrade on Amazon to "buy" citing the Internet giant's ability to stabilize margins.

  • Amazon signs on Woody Allen for a TV series Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:25 AM ET

    Jan 13- Amazon.com Inc said it signed Woody Allen to write and direct a new TV series for its video streaming service. The half-hour series will be shown on Amazon's Prime Instant Video in the United States, the UK and Germany, Amazon said. The company said it had ordered an entire season of the " Untitled Woody Allen Project", Allen's first TV series.

  • Amazon signs Woody Allen to create TV series Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:17 AM ET
    Woody Allen

    Amazon Studios says it has signed Woody Allen to write and direct his first television series ever.

  • Something Washington may agree on: NFL blackouts Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    The Buffalo Bills take on the Green Bay Packers at home. Last season, former Bills owner Ralph Wilson averted a blackout at the last minute by buying thousands of tickets himself.

    Washington is scrutinizing the "blackout rule" that restricts broadcasts for NFL games that fail to sell out.