According to Dow Jones citing sources familiar, Roku is working on a confidential IPO. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.» Read More
TV startup Roku Inc is working on plans to confidentially file for an initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Roku has been working with investment banks, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup Inc, to prepare for a potential offering that could raise as much as $150 million, the Journal...
Oct 23- A New York federal judge on Thursday officially barred embattled video streaming company Aereo, Inc from transmitting the programs of television broadcasters as they are being shown. The Supreme Court ruled on June 25 that the company had infringed broadcasters' copyrights by capturing live and recorded programs through antennas and transmitting...
Dish Network will no longer host several channels owned by Turner, such as Cartoon Network and CNN, amid a programming dispute.
NEW YORK, Oct 21- Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the television ecosystem undergoes dramatic change. The move for Nielsen, which dominates traditional TV ratings and Adobe, which has troves of...
The actress who helped make "Three's Company" a television mega-hit has reinvented herself into a successful entrepreneur.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 16- CBS Corp is offering pay television providers the option to add the new CBS All Access streaming service to the packages they sell to consumers, Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said in an interview on Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, CBS launched the digital video-on-demand and live-streaming services in an effort to win viewers who are...
CBS is launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings defended the company's weaker than expected subscriber growth in Q3. Hastings also addressed competition with HBO. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports
Netflix shares tank after the company reported fewer subscriptions than anticipated last quarter. Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners managing director, explains his long-term view for the company.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings after the company beat earnings estimates, but reported lower than expected subscriber additions.
CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss the outlook for Netflix after reporting slower-than-expected Q3 subscriber growth.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides his outlook on Netflix and its competition with HBO.
NEW YORK— The beleaguered Nielsen company says its weekly report on how much television programs are being watched will be delayed until at least Thursday. Nielsen was not being specific about why the numbers did not come out Wednesday, blaming processing delays. Nielsen's television ratings are the primary currency for the multi-billion dollar television...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings shrugged off the company's 700,000 subscriber shortfall for the most recent quarter.
What's next for "The Tonight Show" alum? Jay Leno will star in a new primetime CNBC show focusing on the car collector's market.
Quartz contributor Jason Lynch, discusses the battle among networks for viewership on Sunday evenings.
For 7 months, Nielsen Ratings inaccurately reported ratings for the major broadcast networks. David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, thinks the transparency of the glitch gives them additional credibility.
Nielsen will restate ratings going back to March due to a software glitch, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, about his position on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable transaction.
David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, discusses the decline of television ratings and Discovery's plans for international expansion with its Eurosport network.