Cable and Satellite


  • Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' departure stings Viacom Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart helped turn Viacom's Comedy Central into a TV force, and now it doesn't have any natural successors for him.

  • Moonves plays down Time Warner deal chatter Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    "There's a lot of noise out there" about deals involving CBS, CEO Les Moonves tells CNBC.

  • Isaacson on net neutrality's big win  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:14 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, weighs in on providing equal access to the Internet... for now.

  • Cable's biggest fear  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:07 AM ET

    Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, and Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson, discuss the implications of the FCC using its Title II authority to ensure net neutrality.

  • TWX CEO: Media ads in transition  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 8:11 AM ET

    Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on mergers and making money in the media sector.

  • TWX CEO: Competition and broadband capacity  Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 8:05 AM ET

    TV content is getting better, says Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner chairman & CEO, discussing video content, bundling, and the future of cable mergers.

  • Liberty CEO: Big media deals will get done, but ... Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:03 AM ET
    Greg Maffei, CEO of Liberty Media.

    The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV deals will be approved, Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei tells CNBC. But he asks at what cost.

  • My bet... media deals get done: Greg Maffei  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:09 AM ET

    Greg Maffei, Liberty Media, shares his thoughts on media consolidation.

  • Mike Fries, chief executive officer of Liberty Global Inc. at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Mike Fries, Liberty Global president & CEO, shares his thoughts on net neutrality in the U.S. versus European regulations. Also Fries weighs in on consolidation in the media space.

  • AT&T CEO: This is the most important issue for us Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:48 AM ET
    Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    AT&T chief Randall Stephenson tells CNBC the debate over net neutrality rules may end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Parsons: This is why media M&A is on pause Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 9:40 AM ET
    Richard Parsons

    After two big media deals get done, there will be a domino effect of M&A, former Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons tells CNBC.

  • Media mergers hit 'pause button': Dick Parson  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 7:19 AM ET

    Richard Parsons, former Time Warner CEO, checks out the media landscape. The FCC is trying to figure out where to chart its course, says Parsons.

  • It 'sucks' to be a media company: Mel Karmazin  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 8:33 AM ET

    Mel Karmazin, former Sirius XM Radio CEO, shares his thought on what's driving consolidation in the media sector.

  • Unbundling good for consumers: Mel Karmazin  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 8:33 AM ET

    Content is king, says Mel Karmazin, former Sirius XM Radio CEO, sharing his thoughts on mergers in the media sector.

  • Discovery's strong international audience  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    David Zaslav, Discovery Communications President & CEO, discusses what advertisers are willing to pay on digital versus traditional television, and the strength of the company's global audience.

  • Discovery's viewership up  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 3:18 PM ET

    David Zaslav, Discovery Communications President & CEO, discusses the expansion of the network and distribution over the years, and if Oprah Winfrey's OWN is where he wants it to be.

  • Paying for live sports TV  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 8:35 AM ET

    David Stern, NBA commissioner emeritus, talks sports and money amid unbundling in cable and satellite industry.

  • Dish launches $20 over-the-top TV service Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Joe Clayton, CEO of Dish, announces their new streaming service Sling Television during the Dish news conference at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, January 5, 2015.

    ESPN is hitting the Web on live paid TV, thanks to Dish's Sling TV bundle. But there are some pros and cons..

  • Media investors for 2015: TV & Twitter  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:41 PM ET

    Predicting some of the biggest trends in the media industry this year, with David Westin, former President of ABC News. Westin thinks ESPN and Disney have remained savvy, and discusses the use of social media.

  • ESPN in Dish's new web TV service  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:27 PM ET

    Dish Network is unveiling a new web television service which includes ESPN, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.