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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings redefined the nature of television in 2013. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reflects on Hastings' contribution to the entertainment industry this year.
After a string of court cases and the advent of new technology, the music industry appears to be winning the battle against illegal downloads.
Tod Sacerdoti, CEO & Founder of BrightRoll, explains how online and mobile video consumption is changing the traditional television advertising landscape.
Dec 23- Media company Meredith Corp said it would buy three television stations from Gannett Co Inc and Sander Media for $407.5 million to expand its broadcast revenue and footprint.
A look at what's likely to move in the media next year, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, reveals that Disney is Yahoo's company of the year for 2014. Santoli explains the reason behind the decision.
The FCC is considering lifting the controversial blackout rule on NFL games that are not sold out. Super Bowl winning coach, Brian Billick does not think the FCC has the right to insert itself into the business of the NFL.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 17- Mexico's telecommunications watchdog has opened a probe into a complaint of excess concentration of power in the telephone and television markets, industries dominated by phone company America Movil and broadcaster Televisa.
Comcast is examining three scenarios for a potential deal with Time Warner Cable, including a full takeover bid.
WASHINGTON, Dec 16- Gannett Co Inc can move ahead with its purchase of Belo Corp as long as the deal does not include KMOV-TV, a St. Louis television station, antitrust enforcers at the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. Gannett agreed to buy Belo for $1.5 billion in June in a move that will nearly double Gannett's broadcast holdings to 43 stations.
WASHINGTON, Dec 16- Gannett Co Inc can move ahead with its purchase of Belo Corp as long as the deal does not include KMOV-TV, a television station in St. Louis, antitrust enforcers at the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses the culture of "binge viewing" where viewers will watch anywhere from 2 to 6 episodes in one sitting.
DirecTV is developing an Internet product that it would sell separate from its core video service. Separately, it's exploring a deal with the NFL.
*Russian TV reporter handed fake "Oscar" in Kiev. MOSCOW, Dec 11- Ukraine is descending into anarchy and civil war. Russian state media, the dominant force under Vladimir Putin's presidency, has broadcast a consistent message of caution to the domestic audience and to millions across Ukraine who understand Russian and can receive Russian television.
CNBC's David Faber reports Discovery is considering a bid for Scripps Networks and what synergies make the deal viable.
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves says "it's a good year for broadcast television." He discusses the growth in advertising and sports programming fees.
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves discusses the impact of going dark. "The resolution was very favorable to us, but it still wasn't fun," he says. He also shares his opinions on consolidation among cable distributors.
Time Warner Chairman & CEO discusses re-transmission fees, and the changing face of the cable industry. "We have the biggest grant of video on demand rights for all of our networks of any network group," he says.
Chris Hardwick, "Talking Dead" host, discusses his hit show, "Talking Dead," on AMC and says it's essentially an isolated version of the watercooler.
Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman says Amazon is a great environment where Nickelodeon "lives as a brand." He also discusses the advertising sales growth, and the company's dividend and buyback.