Cable and Satellite


  • Discovery still figuring out advertising  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber spoke to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications president and CEO, about advertising environment in media and the company's buyback strategy.

  • Starz CEO: Focus on innovative packaging  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Starz CEO Chris Albrecht about the competitive original programming marketplace and competition with companies like Netflix and HBO.

  • Starz CEO: Selling company 'not a strategy'  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, about the potential sale of Starz. We are very secure in the strategy we have, he says.

  • CBS blackout deadline nears  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the standoff between CBS and the DISH Network to reach an agreement.

  • CBS blackout deadline nears  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    At 7:00 tonight CBS could potentially go dark on Dish Networks. CNBC's David Faber reports the details.

  • FTR CEO addressing digital literacy  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications chairman & CEO, shares her thoughts on putting training programs in place to bridge the skills gap in the U.S.

  • Starz exploring sale of its business: Report Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    The screening room at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

    Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.

  • Internet usage explodes, someone must pay: Malone Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    John Malone

    Liberty Media Chairman John Malone talks net neutrality, paying for Internet capacity and antitrust in the cable industry.

  • Malone: Ergen creative, but a poker player  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    David Faber sat down with media mogul John Malone, asking him about his friend Charlie Ergen, and what Dish Network might do with its massive spectrum holdings.

  • Sony's big plan to shake up TV biz Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    With PlayStation Vue, Sony joins the ranks of companies looking to shake up the cable and satellite business.

  • Obama plan launches battle of the Internet 2.0 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    It's up to the FCC to decide who wins the battle over net neutrality. But it won't vote until next year.

  • Obama sparks fears over Comcast-Time Warner deal Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama's push for net neutrality has investors worried that Comcast will walk away from its bid for Time Warner Cable.

  • Internet as a utility  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Dick Parsons, former Time Warner chairman, shares his thoughts on the U.S. government regulating the Internet.

  • Net neutrality under scrutiny  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Dick Parsons, former Time Warner chairman, discusses the unintended consequences of regulating the Internet.

  • Cable stocks overreacting?  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Are cable stocks overreacting to President Obama's push for the FCC to adopt stronger net neutrality rules? Amy Yong, Macquarie Research, weighs in.

  • Cruz: Net neutrality is Obamacare for Internet  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    President Obama made his strongest comments yet on a "free and open Internet." CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details, and FMHR trader Stephanie Link shares her cable trade.

  • Tax settlement helps Comcast results beat estimates Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers in Pompano Beach, Florida.

    Comcast reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, helped by a tax settlement and more high-speed Internet customers.

  • HBO to launch standalone service: Report  Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports next year HBO plans to offer a standalone service that would not require a cable subscription.

  • Showtime to revive ABC cult classic 'Twin Peaks' Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 3:59 PM ET
    The title scene from the pilot episode of the television series 'Twin Peaks,' originally broadcast on April 8, 1990.

    Showtime said it will revive the widely-followed drama for nine episodes in 2016, nearly 25 years after ABC canceled it after two seasons.

  • FCC commissioner: NFL blackouts were obsolete Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Ajit Pai, commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission

    FCC commissioner Ajit Pai doesn't expect the NFL to rush to pay TV now that TV blackouts are banned.