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  • NEW YORK— In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The breakdown of the deal is being seen as a blow to Comcast and the cable industry in general. A major worry for regulators was that a bigger Comcast would be able to choke the online video industry.

  • NEW YORK— What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? The Justice Department said that Comcast dropped its bid because of regulators' concerns that the Philadelphia- based cable giant would become an "unavoidable gatekeeper" for Internet services. One of the concerns consumer advocates and competitors had with the Comcast deal was that it...

  • WASHINGTON— A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." The film by Patrick Gavin, released online this month, takes a critical look at the White House Correspondents Association dinner and the slew of parties and VIP receptions that...

  • NEW YORK— Even if Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on. Bloomberg News and The New York Times both said Thursday that Comcast is planning to drop its bid, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the matter. Comcast and Time Warner Cable declined to...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, April 23- Comcast Corp's board was meeting late on Thursday to finalize plans to abandon its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Inc, according to a person directly familiar with the matter. Comcast and Time Warner Cable declined to comment. The news came a day after officials of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the two largest U.S....

  • NEW YORK— Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. A telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast's all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock's current price. Buying Time Warner Cable would give Comcast millions of Internet and TV customers in...

  • Actor Loren Anthony told The Associated Press on Thursday that he and eight others quit the production of the satirical Western "The Ridiculous Six" after producers ignored their concerns about its portrayal of Apache culture and the inappropriate use of props. "The Ridiculous Six" is produced by Sandler and Allen Covert and is slated for a Netflix- only release.

  • Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse. Then I squandered a day off from work bingeing on the startup parody " Silicon Valley." HBO gets many Hollywood hits that never make it to Netflix streaming.

  • Will Verizon 'skinny' bundle help cut TV costs? Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:21 PM ET
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    Slimming your TV bill may be tougher than you think. Providers' new slim bundles don't always cut your costs.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:19 PM ET

    6 Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB. 7 Five Nights at Freddy's 3, Scott Cawthon. 2 Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Netflix returns 'Fuller House' to television   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:08 AM ET
    Netflix returns 'Fuller House' to television

    Actor John Stamos confirmed rumors of a "Full House" reboot on Netflix, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • 'Full House' is coming back. Uncle Jesse says so Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:14 AM ET
    The cast from Full House to reunite in a reboot of the series for Netflix.

    John Stamos, who played Jesse Katsopolis on the popular ABC family comedy of the late 1980s and early 1990s, confirmed rumors of the show's reboot.

  • How do cable companies make their money? Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:33 PM ET
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    The economics of cable television started out fairly simply. Today, it's a lot more complicated.

  • Netflix's big bet on originals   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Netflix's big bet on originals

    Netflix will continue to bet on original content, and is reportedly planning 320 hours of original programming in 2015. Jon Steinberg, The Daily Mail North America CEO, weighs in on Reed Hasting's comments on Internet replacing television.

  • Cord cutters and the future of pay TV   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Cord cutters and the future of pay TV

    Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson, discusses ESPN's reaction to Verizon's skinny bundle plan, and the millennial effect on unbundling television content. And Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, weighs in.

  • Netflix bets future on exclusive programming Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:12 AM ET
    A scene from "Daredevil" on Netflix.

    “Daredevil” is part of an expanding range of original shows intended to position the company for a digital revolution in entertainment.

  • Seeking safety? 6 trades on the stock selloff Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    "Fast Money" traders discussed which stocks may thrive—or slip even more—after stocks broadly sold off on Friday.

  • Top 5 stocks of the week and how to trade them Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 2:39 PM ET
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    CNBC Pro highlights the top-performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the good times will continue.

  • At a Glance: Internet TV options Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    Next-day access to shows for $2 or $3 an episode. Live offering: Local stations in 14 markets with CBS- owned stations. Monthly price: Starts at $20.

  • The 'dream factory' resurgent Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:15 PM ET

    Whether it's in theaters, at home, or on mobile devices Hollywood's scripted and highly-produced content is still #1.