Oct 23- Cable TV network AMC Networks Inc said on Thursday it agreed to pay $200 million for a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America and would take operational control of the channel. AMC Networks, the home of "The Walking Dead," "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad," will have operational control of BBC America, including affiliate and advertising sales. BBC America will be managed as a...» Read More
July 30- Journal Communications Inc. and E.W. Scripps agreed to merge broadcast operations and spin off their newspaper businesses into a new publicly traded entity, the media companies said late on Wednesday. The newly formed newspaper entity would combine Scripps' newspapers in 13 markets with Journal Communications' flagship Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.» Read More
A case involving start-up Aereo and broadcast TV networks is before the Supreme Court. The outcome could impact how consumers watch programming.
Media General said it would buy LIN Media for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television.
The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.
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.
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.
A decade after Apple revolutionized the music world with its iTunes store, the music industry is undergoing another, even more radical, digital transformation.
Call them super leaks or super teasers. For a growing number of Super Bowl advertisers, they are super smart business.
A tearful Ann Curry said goodbye after one year as co-host of NBC's "Today" show Thursday, saying "this is not as I expected to ever leave this couch after 15 years."
Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger told CNBC that he's encouraged by an uptick in attendance at the company's theme parks and resorts and the amount visitors are spending.
Influenced by cable and the Internet, the network news divisions of ABC, CBS and NBC have shifted the focus to differentiating their nightly shows, the New York Times reports.
Broadcaster Keith Olbermann refused to anchor Tuesday's Iowa caucus coverage on Current TV, revealing yet another caustic working relationship in the anchor's storied list, the New York Times reports.