Viacom names Philippe Dauman executive chairman, replacing the ailing Sumner Redstone after three decades at the helm of the media company.» Read More
Comcast, which is poised to buy control of NBC, may be more cautious than the network’s current owner, GE, the New York Times reports.
The blogs and social networks were all a-twitter, if you will, chatting about the latest billionaire to donate the majority of their fortune to charity.
Google is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.
Stocks struggled to end in positive territory but ended down as sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. News that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute gave a brief lift to stocks. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.
Stocks lost ground in the final minutes of trading after moving higher in the wake of news that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute. Rising worries over sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.
CBS News is completely overhauling "The Early Show" to give the broadcast team a fresh look. Co-anchors Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez are out, along with weather forecaster Dave Price, the network said on Tuesday.
Digital distribution was front and center in Time Warner's earnings conference call and CEO Jeff Bewkes detailed the various opportunities the company sees in making its content available everywhere.
With Election Day looming the pace of political ad spending continues to accelerate — this is sure to be a record year. Political ad spending is on track to top $3 billion; not only is that far ahead of the $2.4 billion spent during the last mid-term elections, it even exceeds the $2.7 billion spent during the 2008 presidential campaigns.
The playbook for celebrities behaving badly usually goes like this: star misbehaves, tabloids go wild covering every rumor, star gets dropped by producers and advertisers. But Charlie Sheen, the star of Two and a Half Men on CBS, is breaking the playbook with his latest behavior, which included trashing a room at the pricey Plaza Hotel in New York while his two young daughters slept across the hall.
In disputes between television programmers and distributors, the new battleground is the Internet. The NYT reports.
ZeniMax Media has slowly built an empire that has established a significant foothold in the gaming space—and while individual and corporate investors are shut out for now, venture capitalists are courting it aggressively.
For those of us who love the series and all the real-life drama associated with the books (i.e. the conspiracy theories surrounding his death, the family feud) - this story just got even better. “I got an e-mail from Stieg 10 days before he died, where he said that book four is nearly finished,” Joakim Larsson (Stieg's brother) told CBS.
Is a national moratorium on foreclosures the right thing to do—and what does it mean for the banking stocks? Jim Meyer, CIO and co-founder at Tower Bridge Advisors, shared his insights.
So far, CBS has managed to avoid, on every night, across every hour of prime time, the kind of failure that has visited all of its main competitors, the New York Times reports.
Here's a chance to catch up on some book news you may have missed: If these walls could talk—the true story about your house, an English party that became quite the 'spectacle', Billy Idol's doing more than dancing with himself and we're off to Sweden in search of that girl with that tattoo.
The new TV season is off to a strong start on every network. Is the new line-up on CBS that much more attractive to politicians?
Mike White has had a whirlwind 10 months since he took the helm at DirecTV: the satellite TV giant has added subscribers, launched three new 3-D channels, and a new online-only "NFL Sunday Ticket" option. And despite the fact that the company faces more competition than ever, the stock recently hit an all-time high.
After years of moaning about the death of broadcast TV as viewers move online and to cable, the broadest business is looking pretty healthy.
Goldman Sachs' Communacopia hosted some major media CEOs Wednesday afternoon: the mood was upbeat with advertising on the rebound. They also had plenty to say about the value of content — and protecting that content — in the new digital landscape.
Markets Wednesday will sort through the implications of the Fed's move towards further easing... and its increasingly negative impact on the dollar.