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NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Select Portfolios Inc.: Approximately 5,000 shares changed hands, a 90.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 02 or. 2 percent to $10.75.
NEW YORK-- CBS strengthened its dominance over the television industry this year at the same time that the unprecedented reign of "American Idol" came to a close. For the 10th time in 11 years, CBS was the nation's most-watched network, the Nielsen company said Thursday. In prime time through May 19, CBS averaged 11.85 million viewers this season.
A federal judge expressed a tentative view that the U.S. Justice Department will be able to show evidence that Apple engaged in a conspiracy to increase e-book prices.
Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr was the biggest venture-backed exit of a New York-based company in the state's history.
NEW YORK-- CBS has taken the scheduled season-ending episode of "Mike& Molly" off the air because its plot line revolved around a tornado threatening the couple. CBS said the show's season finale will air "at an appropriate date." CBS is owned by CBS Corp..
May 20- Deborah Turness, a former top TV news editor in Britain, will take over as NBC News president in August, at a time when it is looking to turn around the fortunes of its news division. NBC is owned by Comcast Corp..
NEW YORK-- The most striking thing about the broadcast TV networks announcing their new fall schedules this past week was how little that actually meant. That's not even taking into account the inevitable failures among the 56 new series ordered into production by ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW.
The blurring of the line between what you watch on TV and what you stream over the Internet continues to get hazier, TheStreet.com reports.
NEW YORK, May 16- The big four U.S. broadcast networks, in need of new TV hits to turn around slumping ratings, are betting espionage programs and old comedy stars will convince advertisers to spend about $9 billion during the so-called upfront selling season.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
*Pits new show against CBS' crime juggernaut "NCIS". May 14- Walt Disney Co's ABC network is tapping its blockbuster "Avengers" franchise for a new TV show, looking to reverse a ratings decline that put it last of the four largest networks among audiences coveted by advertisers.
May 13- Broadcast networks Fox and NBC are turning to proven favorites to lure new viewers next season, with Fox rebooting the defunct Kiefer Sutherland action series "24" and NBC bringing back Michael J. Fox in a comedy loosely based on his life. NBC and Fox need new hits to fill out their lineups, which may explain why both are bringing back stars from the past.
NEW YORK-- Seth Meyers is moving from his "Weekend Update" desk to his own late night show on NBC. The announcement solidifies Lorne Michaels as the comedy kingmaker at NBC. "We think Seth is one of the brightest, most insightful comedy writers and performers of his generation," said Bob Greenblatt, NBC entertainment chairman.
LOS ANGELES, May 12- Disney's ABC network will become the first broadcast network to stream its shows live online through an ongoing service, starting with viewers of its TV stations in New York and Philadelphia on May 14 and expanding to its other stations by the end of the summer.
May 12- U.S. broadcast networks head into their biggest ad-selling season this week, competing with streaming services like Netflix, battling online players for ad dollars, and fending off hits starring zombies and duck hunters on cable.
Some pros still see upside in these high-flying players, but it could also be time to pull back. Meanwhile, Warren Buffett prefers investing in ketchup.
*The overall and the non-food-non-fuel month-on-month inflation rates remained within the Government medium-term target of 5 percent in March and April 2013. Overall month-on-month inflation stood at 4.14 percent in April 2013 compared with 4.11 percent in March 2013.
AMSTERDAM, May 7- Dutch inflation slowed to a provisional 2.6 percent year-on-year in April, from 2.9 percent in March, Statistics Netherlands said on Tuesday. KEY FIGURES DUTCH CONSUMER PRICE INDEX APRIL 13 MARCH 13 APRIL 12 Change on month +0.1 +1.1 +0.4 Change on year +2.6 +2.9 +2.4 Index 114.97 114.87 112.06.
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Over-the-top providers like Netflix are changing the business, but major content producers will always generate a premium price, CBS Corp. chief Les Moonves tells CNBC.