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The U.S. government wants more say in network equipment purchases as a condition to approve the $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel by Japanese mobile carrier Softbank , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
On Sunday, millions of real-time TV viewers will be faced with a difficult decision: watch the season finale of AMC's "The Walking Dead" or the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
Greg Maffei, Liberty Media CEO, reveals the details of his company's 27 percent acquisition of Charter Communications for $2.6 billion.
Cablevision Systems is claiming that Viacom sought to extract a nearly $1 billion penalty if it refused to pay for low-rated channels it did not want in order to access more popular channels.
Guy Bisson, Senior Analyst at Screen Digest, tells CNBC why cable providers are extremely well-positioned to capitalize as the industry moves towards content provided over the internet.
Clearwire said it will take $80 million in financing from Sprint Nextel in the form of exchangeable notes.
Cablevision sued Viacom for forcing it to pay for more than a dozen low-rated cable networks in order to get access to Viacom's more popular channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central.
Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC on Wednesday that he's "bullish and optimistic" about the prospects for NBCUniversal.
Brian Roberts, Chairman & CEO of Comcast, discusses why he is "bullish" on recent business transactions, including buying GE's remaining 49% stake in NBCUniversal for $16.7 billion. "We've seen some early signs of turnaround and payoff for some of the investments we're making," he added. Both Comcast and GE stock were up on the announcement.
The game is expected to be the most wagered game in the Bowl Championship Series.
The media conglomerate, which had been on its heels for more than a year because of the phone hacking scandal in Britain, is looking to make acquisitions again. The NYT reports.
Susan Lucci, "Deadly Affairs" host, provides a look at her new series on the Discovery Channel.
Emilio Azcarraga Jean, chairman and CEO of Grupo Televisa, talks about growing his network into the largest Spanish speaking broadcast in the world, with David Zaslav, Discovery Communications president and CEO.
"All of us on the business side are going to be holding back," said David Zaslav, Discovery Communications president & CEO, discussing how uncertainty over the nation's looming deficit problem is impacting his company.
"The cable business is really tough but if you can build a niche and get an audience to spend time with you... if you can do that, you have a hell of a business," said David Zaslav, Discovery Communications president and CEO, discussing the challenges in building a top cable channel.
Robert Johnson, RLJ Companies founder & chairman, discusses RLJ Entertainment's IPO, and making money within changing media trends.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, provides insight on Apple's talks with cable operators and how the company is setting itself up to head in a new direction. They also discuss the launch of the iPad 5 and its impact on the price of the stock.
Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, and Matthew Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities analyst, discuss the outlook on earnings and revenue for the satellite radio company.
The cable industry faces some big issues: rising content costs, rising competition challenging ratings, and the looming threat of blackouts as content and distribution companies negotiate new deals. This week we’ll see how the industry is faring.
CNBC's David Faber reports the Dish Network and AMC contract expired without a new agreement, and a look at the deal between Bristol-Myers and Amylin Pharma.