The NY Attorney General's crackdown on daily fantasy sites FanDuel and DraftKings may have impacted the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets telecast.» Read More
Two upstarts are making loads of money from the diversion of fantasy sports—while giving it away at the same time.
AMC Networks was in preliminary talks to buy billionaire John Malone's premium TV cable network Starz, Bloomberg reported.
Sept 15- Cable network operator AMC Networks Inc was in preliminary talks to buy billionaire John Malone's premium TV cable network Starz, Bloomberg reported. Starz's shares rose 8 percent to $41.89 in extended trading. Starz ended talks for a buyout last year with potential buyers, including AMC, due to differences over valuation, Bloomberg reported in...
The daily fantasy sports industry is eyeing a breakout season as NFL games begin.
The NFL is pushing digital streams, mobile offerings and bonus online content to get new viewers.
Most people will be focused on Apple's product launch on Wednesday, but investors will be watching for something else from Tim Cook.
The NFL has launched a subscription service, part of a group of offerings designed to enhance the traditional TV model.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Squawk Box" this year, we've booked some of the world's smartest people to give investors an exclusive look into the future.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 2- Videos like "Walking Around Naked" and "Apps That Need to Be Invented" made Connor Franta a star on YouTube. More than a million books, both physical and digital, by online stars have been produced globally by Franta's publisher, Keywords Press, alone. Such authors have sold nearly 700,000 physical books in the United States in the past year,...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CBS will allow viewers to live stream two regular NFL season games on their portable devices, expanding its services to the Internet viewer base.
Aug 27- CBS Radio and Walt Disney's ESPN are joining a handful of companies that will promote podcasts to advertisers at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's first podcast upfronts next month, executives told Reuters. Podcasts are a small, but growing part of the digital media marketplace with a wealthy, tech-savvy group of listeners, said Larry Rosin,...
Aug 26- Dish Network Corp said subscribers have lost access to more than 100 local stations due to a distribution dispute with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, affecting viewers of a string of ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC channels. Dish had filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission on Aug. 15 regarding Sinclair's intention to black out channels.
Apple will delay its live TV service to at least next year, Bloomberg reported.
Aug 13- Apple Inc will delay its live TV service to at least next year, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the iPhone maker's plans. Discussions with broadcasters such as CBS Corp and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to license programming are progressing slowly, and lack of content has led Apple to scrap plans to announce the service at a Sept. 9 event,...
Big media's strategies for adapting to the fast-growing over-the-top service model could be making their troubles worse.
"Fast Money" traders eyed Macy's, Target and Deckers for potential buying opportunities.
*Disney, Viacom lead media selloff. Viacom fell 14.22 percent to its lowest in almost four years after reporting lower-than-expected quarterly revenue due to weakness in its cable TV business. The S&P 500 media index lost 2.12 percent and notched its biggest two-day fall since November 2008, with Time Warner, Comcast and CBS all in the red and Twenty-First...
U.S. stocks closed lower, with the Nasdaq off 1.6 percent, as investors weighed declines in oil and disappointing earnings ahead of the jobs report.
*Disney, Viacom lead media selloff. Viacom fell as much as 23.6 percent to its lowest in almost four years after reporting lower-than-expected quarterly revenue due to weakness in its cable TV business. The S&P 500 media index was down 2.85 percent, recording it's biggest two-day fall since November 2008, with Time Warner, Comcast and CBS all in the red and...