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.» Read More
March 21- Media General Inc said it would buy LIN Media LLC for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television. Media General Chairman Stewart Bryan said the deal would create the second-largest pure-play U.S.
March 20- Sinclair Broadcast Group proposed on Thursday to sell some Allbritton TV stations it agreed to acquire in a deal last July to meet requirements of broadcasting regulators about companies sharing advertising and sales staff across competing stations.
LONDON, Jan 26- Vice Media, the producer of video reportage targeting the so-called Generation Y of twentysomethings who do not watch much conventional television, is tying up with Greek television broadcaster Antenna Group.
MOSCOW, Nov 26- The Kremlin extended its grip over radio and television broadcasting on Tuesday when the media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia.
Nov 20- Broadcaster Gray Television Inc and Excalibur Broadcasting LLC said they would buy 20 stations from Hoak Media LLC and Parker Broadcasting Inc for $335 million in cash, sending Gray's shares up as much as 19 percent.
Nov 20- Gray Television Inc and Excalibur Broadcasting LLC will buy 15 television stations from Hoak Media LLC and Parker Broadcasting Inc for $335 million in cash.
The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.
DUBAI, Nov 18- Turn on a Saudi television and you'll usually get a diet of religious programming and uncontroversial imported fare. The programmes of Jeddah- based UTURN, from drama to reality shows, are typical.
DirecTV CEO Mike White says a potential merger with Dish Network could help consumers, but he warned that regulatory concerns would be a factor.
Three senior journalists at the defunct News of the World tabloid have already pleaded guilty to hacking phones, a prosecutor revealed Wednesday.
The FCC will discuss the agenda at its next open meeting on Nov. 14. The FCC postponed its vote in February on new media-ownership rules until an outside study of an impact on minority broadcasters was complete. On Thursday, the FCC said it will conduct a study on the Hispanic television landscape in the United States.
Aereo's CEO spoke about the controversial streaming service at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference and drew a standing room only audience.
Broadcasters HBO & Showtime are also battling over pay-per-view events. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.
Shares of CBS and Time Warner are higher today after settling their month-long broadcasting dispute. Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson, analyzes the agreement.
Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.
After Comcast's better-than-expected results, reports from Time Warner Cable and DirecTV will be in focus on Thursday.
"It gets you to your content faster, it learns about your behaviors and your preferences. It's easy. It's fun, it's beautiful and the prettiest work we've done," said Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO. Roberts explained how his company's new set-top takes all the "intelligence out of the cable box and puts it in the cloud."
Avi Cohen, LiveU COO & co-founder, explains how his company is changing the television business by broadcasting anywhere.
In a wide-ranging interview, Barry Diller, InterActive chairman, discusses the controversy surrounding Aereo; the shareholder attacks on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon; and his outlook on the markets and economy.
John Rogers, Ariel Investments chairman, CEO & CIO, shares his top investment ideas, with Bill Miller, Legg Mason Opportunity Trust Fund.