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CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports CBS has confirmed Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman on "The Late Show."
April 9- Hearst TV said on Wednesday it signed an agreement with Dish Network Corp ending a blackout that affected Dish subscribers who could not see programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets. "We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations," Hearst said in a statement.
April 9- Dish Network Corp customers in 25 markets across the United States can no longer view programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations due to an impasse between the satellite provider and Hearst Television. Hearst owns 29 local TV broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets, including Baltimore, Boston and New Orleans.
LONDON, April 9- Vice Media, the New York- based group whose edgy reportage has proved a hit with young people, plans to sell more content to mainstream TV groups after signing such a deal with "American Idol" producer Fremantle Media, it said on Wednesday.
If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.
Microsoft has built a new television studio, and plans to roll out six series this June, said a report in Bloomberg.
Todd Spangler, Variety digital editor, shares his opinions on the demand for "Game of Thrones" after HBO Go crashed, and the overall interest in HBO's original programming.
Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company CEO, discusses his new partnership with Discovery Communications, which will air his auction show live starting in 2015.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan discusses late night ad revenue and speculates who will fill David Letterman's chair.
April 3- Latino-focused cable network NUVOtv, backed by Jennifer Lopez, said its parent company SiTV Media Inc would buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV. As part of the acquisition, NUVOtv also plans to utilize Fuse's street front studio on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan- across from Madison Square Garden.
April 3- Latino-focused channel NuvoTV is nearing a deal to buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV and may announce the deal on Friday, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Fuse, an American music television network, reaches about 74 million homes through pay-TV systems including DirecTV and Dish Network Corp..
There is a new comedy series about the tech world that's coming to HBO this weekend, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
CNBC's Jon Fortt demos Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device that will compete with Apple in the video streaming market place.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Amazon.com Inc made a play for the increasingly crowded home entertainment arena by unveiling the $99 "Fire TV" video and game streaming device on Wednesday, with hopes of boosting its main online retail business over the longer term.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Amazon.com Inc unveiled a $99 video streaming device called Fire TV that the e-commerce company promised would be more powerful and easier to use than rival services by Apple Inc, Google Inc and Roku. Fire TV, which is available on Amazon.com, can access Netflix, Hulu and other providers of streaming video content.
Amazon's splash into the video streaming and gaming set-top box world has an accidental tie to the porn industry.
Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, discusses Amazon's efforts to expand its business model to include a device that will complete with Netflix and YouTube for content.
Amazon will lay out plans on the future of its video business and will likely announce the launch of a television streaming box to compete with Apple and Roku, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Current FCC rules typically prohibit one broadcaster from owning two TV stations in one local market. The FCC pledged to review any waivers within 90 days.
Democratic FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has argued that such deals, known as JSAs, effectively constitute one TV station owning another and should be allowed only under specifically considered waivers.