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  • Netflix

    Netflix continues to add subscribers at a breakneck speed — it's now the largest subscription entertainment business in the US, beating Comcast

  • Couric Returns to 'Today' for Interview With Lauer Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 10:13 AM ET
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    In a return to her old "Today" show stomping grounds, Katie Couric says she expects to make a decision about her future in a few weeks.

  • Can Twitter Save Live TV? Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 5:13 PM ET
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    Twitter is creating an online water cooler, which is driving more people to tune into TV shows to be part of the digital conversation.

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    The annual National Association of Broadcasters convention is underway in Las Vegas — all the industry is gathered to preview new technology and discuss how to stay ahead of the ever-growing competition.

  • Moonves On Advertising, Katie Couric and Hulu Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:17 PM ET
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    Moonves wouldn't weigh in on the Charlie Sheen controversy, but he did comment on rumors that Katie Couric is considering leaving the network when her contract expires.

  • Can Golf Be Back If Tiger Doesn't Win? Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 2:58 PM ET
    Tiger Woods walks up the first hole during the first round of the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia.

    As Tiger Woods made the turn to the back nine yesterday, I could feel the intensity. And I was sitting in my man cave at home in New Jersey. As 15 years of data have proven, and it's not going to change, when Tiger is in hunt for a title, more people are going to watch. If it's a major, ratings with Tiger in it will jump up significantly. If it's a garden variety tournament, Woods' presence at the end could be worth double the viewers.

  • Tournament Ratings Up, Final Game Down Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 3:47 PM ET

    Ratings for last night’s UConn-Butler didn’t turn out to be as disasterous as the game. CBS earned an 11.7 rating, down 17.6% from last year’s matchup, which featured Butler and Duke. That game, which got a 14.2 national rating, turned out to be the most watched game since 2005, when North Carolina beat Illinois.

  • How Will Tonight’s NCAA Final Rate? Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
    Kemba Walker #15 of the UConn Huskies goes to the basket against DeAndre Liggins #34 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal.

    While many have cited Butler’s participation in the finals for a second straight year as one of the reasons people will watch, I’m not in that camp. I believe that the people who would have watched this game anyway will watch, but there will be more people on the fence who won’t watch it than people are accounting for.

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    Television networks which broadcast NFL games stand to lose plenty of programming if the NFL lockout extends into the season. They also could lose money, even if they don't have to pay rights fees and production costs, says a new report by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's.

  • Shelvin Mack #1 of the Butler Bulldogs celebrates defeating the Florida Gators 74 to 71 in overtime

    For the first time in NCAA men's basketball tournament history, there will be no number one or number two seed in the Final Four. It's surely fun to see Butler still in it and VCU — who had to win one more game than the other teams — still around. But is it good for business?

  • A Real Hollywood Drama Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 5:38 PM ET

    It looks as if the rivalry between cable and new media is taking a nasty turn.

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    More people might know of Marv Albert or Jim Nantz, but if you ask a sports fan who the most dynamic announcer in the game, the odds are Gus Johnson will come up. He is, after all, the only announcer that fans actually tune in for, even if they have no rooting interest. He’s also one of the few with his own unofficial Internet soundboard.

  • The technology giant on Friday announced its first-ever dividend. Is it an act of desperation? The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • Last year, CBS and Turner signed a 14-year, $10.8 billion deal to broadcast the men's NCAA basketball tournament. I sat down with Sean McManus , CBS News and Sports president, and David Levy, Turner’s president of Sales, Distribution and Sports, to discuss the deal.

  • FM Madness Results Day 2: March 15th Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 5:57 PM ET
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    Already the competition is heating up, and its only Day 2 of Fast Money Madness, our annual tournament to determine the best stock of the year.

  • NFL Lockout Hits Media Giants Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 1:38 PM ET
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    We're in day three of the NFL Lockout and media giants — and Wall Street analysts — are starting to tally the impact of the shutdown. Billions of dollars are at stake. The biggest advertisers spent a total of $3.4 billion on NFL games this past season and NFL games are the linchpin of ad campaigns for everything from beer and cars, to financial services to electronics.

  • Montgomery Tech: Cashing In on the Cloud Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 9:56 AM ET
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    Investors and startups here can't stop talking about cloud computing. With the explosion of the amount of data out there and growing demand to access that, both companies and consumers are turning to the cloud, an opportunity for a number of fast-growing startups.

  • Big Week for Big Media & Small Startups Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
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    It's a big week for big media companies — Wall Street analysts are heading down to Florida for two high-profile conferences — Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse's.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    He's back, and he's "winning" with Charlie Sheen. Lenny Dykstra sat down with John Clark of NBC10 in Philadelphia this weekend to talk about his friend Sheen. He also talked about himself.

  • Charlie Sheen

    Since getting sober more than two decades ago, Tom Arnold, the actor and comedian, has been a quiet force in Hollywood’s recovery community, helping stage a number of interventions for drug-addicted executives and alcoholic stars, the New York Times reports.