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The document, which is known as a civil investigative demand, indicates that the Justice department's antitrust division is probing whether Comcast's cable ad sales, as well as its deals to represent rival pay TV providers' ad sales, are hindering competition. The investigation is examining "monopolization or attempted monopolization" of the "spot" cable ad...
Nov 24- The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether cable company Comcast Corp is hindering competition in cable advertising sales, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a document reviewed by the newspaper. The document, which is known as a civil investigative demand, indicates that the Justice department's antitrust division is probing...
Here's how the Fed could play Grinch and wreck the Santa Claus rally, says Ron Insana.
1. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay— Part 2," Lionsgate, $102,665,981, 4,175 locations, $24,591 average, $102,665,981, 1 week. 2. "Spectre," Sony, $15,043,729, 3,659 locations, $4,111 average, $154,146,608, 3 weeks. 3. "The Peanuts Movie," 20th Century Fox, $13,203,590, 3,671 locations, $3,597 average, $99,346,727, 3 weeks.
LOS ANGELES— "Mockingjay— Part 2," the final "Hunger Games" film, soared to a $101 million opening in its first weekend in theaters, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. Lionsgate split the final book in Suzanne Collins' trilogy into two films, following the precedent of "Twilight" and " Harry Potter." "Mockingjay— Part 1" opened on this weekend last year to $121.9 million,...
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" doesn't hit theaters until December and it's already made $50 million in advance ticket sales.
U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, despite European equities being under pressure on security concerns after Friday's attacks in Paris.
1. "Spectre," Sony, $33,681,104, 3,929 locations, $8,572 average, $128,981,285, 2 weeks. 2. "The Peanuts Movie," 20th Century Fox, $24,013,538, 3,902 locations, $6,154 average, $82,303,394, 2 weeks. 4. "The Martian," 20th Century Fox, $6,712,171, 2,788 locations, $2,408 average, $207,394,787, 7 weeks.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Cardiome Pharma Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $5.8 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 31 cents. Keywords: Cardiome Pharma, Earnings Report.
Liberty Media chief John Malone said he wouldn't be surprised to see more media consolidation as global scale becomes important.
Ad execs aren't taking the threat of ad-blocking software seriously and that's a mistake, says this LinkedIn executive.
A San Francisco judge authorized a subpoena against Comcast Corp earlier this year, in which Uber sought information about the online history of one Comcast Internet address that Uber believes could yield clues about the hacker. The subpoena ruling is currently on hold, pending an appeal by the Comcast subscriber. In that lawsuit, Uber on Tuesday asked for a new...
A quick scan of the shelves at your local toy store this holiday season may leave you wondering if you've traveled back in time.
Howard Stern would have plenty of options if he were to leave Sirius XM, says Mel Karmazin, former CEO of the satellite radio service.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 29- CNBC attracted an average of 14 million viewers to its Republican presidential debate on Wednesday, the Comcast- owned business news network said in a statement on Thursday.
*Time Warner Cable Q3 profit boosted by subscriber adds. *Time Warner Cable shares up 2 pct. Oct 29- Charter Communications Inc said its acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc, which is awaiting clearance from U.S. regulators, is now expected to close in the first quarter 2016, and not by the end of 2015 as planned.
*Time Warner Cable profit boosted by subscriber adds. *Time Warner Cable shares up 2 pct. Oct 29- Time Warner Cable Inc said it is working to close its merger with Charter Communications Inc by the end of this year, but that target seems "ambitious".
Time Warner Cable posted a better-than-expected adjusted profit in the third quarter as it added more high-speed data customers.
Oct 29- Time Warner Cable Inc on Thursday posted a better-than-expected adjusted profit in the third quarter as it added more high-speed data customers. Time Warner Cable also said it lost 7,000 residential video subscribers in the three months ended Sept. 30, far less than the 45,000 it lost in the second quarter. Net income attributable to Time Warner Cable...