When shopping his comedy special, comic Jim Jefferies chose Netflix over broadcast and cable television. And he's not the only one.» Read More
That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. I used some recent trips to finish Showtime's "Dexter" and start CBS' "The Good Wife." In between, I breezed through Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" and the second season of " House of Cards.
Thursday Amazon launches its third wave of original pilots: three half-hour comedies and two hour-long dramas with big names attached.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Amazon Studios is set to launch its third wave of original pilots, and will spend more than $100 million on original content this quarter. Jon Fortt provides insight.
You can’t turn around without hearing the S&P 500 printed 2,000, again, making another record. Can stocks possibly go higher?
Aug 26- Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue due to strong growth in subscribers through cable TV partners such as Virgin Media in the UK, ONO in Spain and Com Hem AB in Sweden. TiVo's subscriptions rose by a third to 4.8 million in the second quarter ended July 31.
Discussing Amazon's "unusual" acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch, with Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director.
Goldman Sachs and Asian tech name, Baidu were in the "buy" category, while Netflix and utilities exchange-traded fund XLU were among the stocks to "sell."
Brent Lang, Variety film and media reporter, and Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, provide insight to the changing face of the Emmy Awards.
The industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors.
"Breaking Bad," AMC's unlikely tale of a teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White, won the night's biggest honor, the Emmy for best drama series, for the second year in a row while lead Bryan Cranston took best drama actor for the fourth time in that role.
Bryan Cranston, who played the memorable meth dealer Walter White on "Breaking Bad," won his fourth best drama actor Emmy at television's biggest awards show Monday night, tying him with another four-time winner, Dennis Franz. "Downton Abbey," made by Britain's ITV network, was shut out in the drama category, while the BBC's "Sherlock" won three awards.
"Breaking Bad" held off upstart "True Detective," Netflix's online political thriller " House of Cards," HBO medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones," PBS British period series "Downton Abbey" and AMC ad world portrait "Mad Men.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- " Fargo," the TV re-imagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Parsons won his fourth lead acting Emmy for playing the pedantic nerd Sheldon in CBS comedy" The Big Bang Theory.
In a year in which newcomers and cable and streaming company Netflix Inc have dominated the conversation about television's top honors, the big broadcast networks fared well in the early comedy awards.
Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.
Tuna Amobi, Standard & Poor's, discusses the promotional benefits and how much subscriber growth Netflix might see from winning big at the Emmy Awards.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at who is hoping to win at the Emmys and explains how NBC is looking to capitalize from the audience surge on social media.
Nothing concentrates minds at a tech start-up like living in the middle of a price war between Amazon and Google. NYT reports.
Richard Broughton, director of broadband analysis at IHS, says Netflix's European prospects are good as it prepares to launch in new markets and records "rapid growth" in markets it's already in.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 20- Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for delivering content.