The media industry is under attack. There isn't a silo within media where an incumbent is safe from the power of disruptors to rapidly and thoroughly upend the established order.
Major TV and cable companies' opposition to Aereo is "overblown," IAC Chairman Barry Diller told CNBC, addressing the controversy around the TV-over-the-Internet venture he backs.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Comcast says its theme park revenues jumped 12 percent last quarter. Comcast and Disney are both hitting all-time highs.
Google is on the verge of unveiling an à la carte subscription service for some of YouTube's specialist video channels, the Financial Times reports.
The future of Marvel Studios' flagship franchise is in the hands of a man with no other special powers than his ability to rebound from Hollywood pariah to hottest star on the planet.
A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.
Stocks kicked off May with a big thud, with major averages dropping nearly 1 percent across the board, as a batch of weaker-than-expected economic data overshadowed the Federal Reserve's plan to maintain its stimulus program.
Comcast reported earnings that topped Wall Street analysts' estimates by a penny a share on Wednesday, driven by gains in its cable and theme park businesses.
The recovery in the U.S. economy is "slow and steady," Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts tells CNBC after the release of better-than-expected earnings.
Record quarterly earnings. That's right. Record. First-quarter earnings for the S&P 500 currently stand at $26.44, according to S&P Capital IQ, the highest ever for a single quarter.
U.S. stock index futures were flat ahead of the outcome of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting and after the S&P 500 set a fresh all-time high in the previous session.
Time Warner says earnings grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO, discusses the company's first quarter results, and provides insight on its content deals and cash flows; revealing that the theme parks have been standouts since the NBC purchase.
Michael Morris, entertainment and media analyst at Davenport & Company, says U.S. media companies are very well positioned due to their high cash flow generation and potential.
Stocks exit April on a new high, and with the promise of continuing easy money policies, investors could be tempted to rethink the "sell in May and go away" strategy of recent years.
All eyes are on Comcast, Facebook, Viacom and Yelp as they report earnings Wednesday.
Hulu unveils the company's growth stats along with new shows at the upfront. The Company says its ads are just as easy to buy as TV spots.
Mark Wahlberg's dark comedy "Pain & Gain" brought enough box office muscle to knock Tom Cruise out of the No. 1 spot on movie charts in the United States and Canada. "Iron Man 3" hauled in $195.3 million in 42 international markets, distributor Walt Disney Co said, a total that surpassed the international opening of "The Avengers."
The Fed is expected to repeat its dovish message in the coming week, which could provide a safety net for the market amid a big wave of earnings and the April jobs report.