TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.» Read More
He did not identify the markets, but said cities such as Denver and Detroit were performing well, while the expansion into Miami was disappointing. Aereo was launched in March 2012 at $12 per month in New York and has since expanded to about 10 cities with plans to enter several more next year.
Television viewers in Bismarck, N.D., were treated to some real class this weekend when none other than the great Ron Burgundy read them the news. Actor and comedian Will Ferrell reprised his "Anchorman" role for KXMB's Saturday night news broadcast.
Dec 1- Amazon.com Inc is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos said Sunday on the CBS television program "60 Minutes." That represents roughly 86 percent of packages that Amazon delivers, he said.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- A federal jury on Friday ordered two media companies to pay $1.2 million to a freelance photojournalist for their unauthorized use of photographs he posted to Twitter.
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.
The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Nov 14- American boardrooms are looking grayer than ever.
Dish's Ergen believes consolidation in the cable and satellite TV industry makes sense, and acquiring T-Mobile is still on the table.
Nov 12- Dish Network Corp is closer to reaching a large-scale programming deal with Disney that would help the satellite TV provider avoid a possible blackout of popular networks such as ABC and ESPN, Chairman Charlie Ergen said on Tuesday.
Larger rival DirecTV also added more customers than expected in the third quarter, while cable providers Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc all reported video subscriber losses. Dish also got a bit of a boost from Time Warner Cable's protracted fight with CBS Corp..
Graham has threatened to block President Barack Obama's nominations of Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve and Jeh Johnson to head the Department of Homeland Security until the administration provides more information on how the attack occurred.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports CBS' publisher Simon and Schuster has withdrawn from publication and sale of all formats of book "The Embassy House."
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LOS ANGELES, Nov 6- CBS Corp recorded higher profit that met Wall Street expectations as the company collected more revenue from advertising and the licensing of television shows including hits "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "The Good Wife."
CBS is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.76 ex-items on revenue of $3.63 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday.
Nov 5- Satellite TV provider DirecTV added more customers in the United States than expected in the third quarter, showing strong subscriber growth in contrast to its cable rivals, which lost video subscribers in the same period.
Nov 5- Satellite TV provider DirecTV added more U.S. customers than expected in the third quarter, showing strong subscriber growth in contrast to its cable rivals. DirecTV added 139,000 net subscribers in the United States in the quarter, nearly double the gain of 70,000 that analysts expected, according to research firm StreetAccount.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 3- "Ender's Game," the futuristic story of children forced to fight an enemy race, battled to the top of box office charts in the United States and Canada, defeating senior citizen buddy comedy "Last Vegas" and animated turkey tale "Free Birds."