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  • Comcast Adjusted Profit Rises, Beats Forecasts Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 5:19 PM ET
    Comcast corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    The cable operator on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that improved from a year earlier and topped analysts' expectations.

  • Stocks End Mixed in Choppy Session Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Inside Comcast Earnings     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin with the latest details on Comcast Q1earnings report.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Utilities Gain, Pfizer Falls Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed in quiet trading after a varied batch of earnings reports, as investors took a step back after sending the market to multi-year highs in April.

  • New HBO Go App Could Boost Media Biz Monday, 2 May 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    HBO

    Today HBO officially launched its new app, HBO Go, to allow HBO subscribers to access its content from anywhere. Ben Swinburne, Morgan Stanley's media analyst, says this could be a win-win-win — helping Time Warner grow its subscriber base, enabling cable and satellite TV companies to hold on to their subscribers, and giving consumers more access to content.

  • NBC Expected to Pick Curry as ‘Today’ Co-Host Monday, 2 May 2011 | 9:52 AM ET
    Ann Curry

    Ms. Curry is known and liked by viewers, but making any change to the cast of “Today,” the most profitable television news program, carries some risk, the New York Times reports.

  • The film, television and video game industries are all facing seismic shifts in their fields and are trying to find ways to avoid the same fate as the music industry while using very similar tactics.

  • Advertising Drives Strong Media Results Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 1:43 PM ET

    The volume of ads marketers are buying has increased, and the amount they're spending on each ad is higher as well. This strength in the first quarter bodes well for the Upfront ad sales period, when networks look to sell a big chunk of their ad inventory for the coming year.

  • Shrek Princesses

    DreamWorks Animation is bringing Shrek and Kung Fu Panda to Gaylord Entertainment's family resorts. The company just announced that it's licensing its characters to Gaylord's four upscale hotels in Nashville, the Orlando area, Dallas area, and in Maryland.

  • Netflix

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

  • Netflix

    When Netflix reports after the closing bell, the big question is whether it can keep up its dizzying run. The stock's up some 130 percent in the past 12 months on consistently surprising subscriber growth. Now there are two numbers in the spotlight — subscribers and content costs

  • DTV Launches Premium VOD: Theaters Ready for a Showdown Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 4:45 PM ET
    family watching tv

    It's been a long time in coming, but now, the very first premium video-on-demand is here. That means that just two and a half months after a film opens in theaters, before it's even available on DVD, you'll be able to watch it from the comfort of your living room.

  • Warner Brothers

    The way iTunes changed music, Warner Brothers wants to change movies. Today the studio gave me an exclusive look at an entertainment app it's been working on for years - the ultimate destination for people to buy all digital movies, not just Warner Brothers'. It's an app code-named 'Digital Everywhere,' and it's set to launch this summer.

  • Apple CEO's Last Hurrah: A Cloud Video Service? Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 4:12 PM ET

    Imagine sitting in your living room watching a flat panel TV made by Apple with access to an array of channels, your DVD collection, movies, as well as music and work files.

  • The Highest Paid CEOs of 2010 Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
    About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010. The final figure shows total calculated compensation, which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock and stock option awards as well as other incentives. Note that the salary breakdown in this report only displays major sources of compensation, whereas other incentives, such as increases in retirement or pension funds are not

    About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.

  • Can Twitter Save Live TV? Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 5:13 PM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter is creating an online water cooler, which is driving more people to tune into TV shows to be part of the digital conversation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.