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  • Oprah Winfrey

    The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.

  • Nov. 1: Unusual Volume Leaders Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • Media Earnings: Ads & Digital In the Spotlight Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    We're headed into a slew of earnings this week from media giants—on both the content and distribution side. Whether we're talking about content creators like News Corp and Time Warner or kings of distribution like Comcast and Time Warner Cable, there are a couple key themes that will impact the whole industry. Here's what to watch as earnings reports roll out this week and next.

  • A Channel Woos the Man With Spare Cash for Toys Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 11:33 AM ET
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    When Discovery Communications set out to reformat HD Theater, the nine-year-old home of high-definition documentaries, its executives assessed the crowded cable programming landscape and asked what was missing — where there was “white space,” as one later put it. The New York Times reports.

  • Analysts Split on CBS, Other Media Giants' Stock Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 6:14 PM ET

    Amid weak economic data and advertising sales, media companies are looking for additional sources of revenue to supplement lagging advertising sales. Because CBS relies heavily on advertising revenue, its stock may have hit its peak, one analyst said—but another analyst is still long on the media giant.

  • Getting OWNed in Sun Valley  Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 11:05 AM ET
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    On day one, the jets landed, and the moguls descended upon the tiny resort town of Sun Valley for Allen & Company’s annual boondoggle.

  • After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Thursday, Leon Cooperman, billionaire chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber about the stocks he's bullish on even in the shaky economy.

  • Why the Head of Oprah's OWN was Fired Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
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    The Oprah Winfrey Network is only four months old — but apparently that's old enough for co-owners Discovery Communication and Oprah Winfrey to know that its management isn't working.

  • CEO Pay Exceeds Pre-Recession Level Friday, 6 May 2011 | 9:26 AM ET
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    CEOs at the nation's largest companies were paid better last year than they were in 2007, when the economy was booming, the stock market set a record high and unemployment was roughly half what it is today.

  • 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.

  • Bulls Betting on This Media Company's Earnings Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 1:54 PM ET

    Bullish traders are snapping up calls in Discovery Communications ahead of the media company's earnings report next week.

  • When Did The Learning Channel Become The Leering Channel? Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 10:14 AM ET
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    Remember when The Learning Channel was about...learning? You could discover medical wonders, home improvement solutions, "Captain's Log with Captain Mark Gray." However, the network, owned by Discovery Communications spacer, eventually shortened its name to TLC, a sign The Learning Channel learned that learning is boring. Leering is better.

  • family watching tv

    The battle for your home entertainment dollars is heating up. Now cable and satellite TV companies are moving forward with plans to give consumers even more control over how and when they access entertainment as they look to keep subscribers from "cutting the cord."

  • Leon Cooperman: 17 Stocks I Like Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks are cheap, investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC Wednesday, and he offered a list of 17 stocks he likes to underscore the point.

  • A 3D TV Tipping Point? Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 12:22 AM ET
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    The 3D TV market just got a little more exciting. On Sunday, '3net' launched in 18 million homes from Discovery, Sony and Imax. And on Monday, as a Valentine’s gift to sports fans, ESPN launched on DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. This brings the total number of 3D networks to three, including DirecTV's 'N3d' channel, launched last year in partnership with Panasonic.

  • Inside Cramer's Game Plan for Next Week Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 6:36 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals which earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.

  • Stocks to Watch: CareFusion, ResMed and More ... Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Lightning Round: Teva Pharma, Equinix, Verizon and More Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • 11 Stocks Poised for Gains in 2011 and Beyond Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 5:23 PM ET
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    In an uncertain economic environment, your best investment opportunities are in the stocks of solid companies with proven business models, strong balance sheets and steady profits.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday November 17th Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 6:19 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!