Shares of Scripps soared after the market closed on a news report that Discovery Communications is considering a bid for the cable company.» Read More
On a week that saw Apple surpass Microsoft in market cap, the BP oil spill continue to impact the ecosystem and drillers, Spain lose its AAA rating, and the worst May performance for the Dow since 1940, and the S&P since 1962, the major indexes managed to end the week on a positive note, except for the Dow which closed down slightly.
Insider trading allegations have hit The Walt Disney Company. But the real story hidden within the SEC criminal complaint was the inclusion of an email about Disney's possible sale of ABC.
Google TV aims to eliminate the line between your computer and your television. It's designed to allow you to surf a range of websites and access online video from your couch.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes told CNBC Wednesday that the advertizing revenue for television and print is on the upswing.
Here at the National Cable Show it's not just cable carriers — content companies are also here, discussing new ways to grow viewers (and ad revenue) and rolling out new technology to keep subscribers hooked.
The annual Cable Show starts this afternoon in Los Angeles and it could not come at a more momentous time for the industry.
Today Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out plans to establish the FCC's authority to regulate broadband. Genachowski wants to ensure an "open Internet" and prohibit "unreasonable discrimination" by broadband providers against certain websites. He's not issuing laws or mandating so-called net neutrality today -- at this point he's simply looking to secure the commission's direct authority.
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is pledging to apply only narrow regulations to high-speed Internet access to ensure the agency has adequate authority to govern broadband providers without adopting heavy-handed rules.
The FCC is set to announce whether they will allow cable companies to price according to bandwidth. This would benefit subscribers, but not the cable companies themselves.
Time Warner's stock is trading near an 18 month closing high ahead of its quarterly earnings report tomorrow morning.
Discovery Communications reported 42 percent higher quarterly profit of 39 cents per share, a nickel higher than analyst expectations. The company reported 8 percent higher revenue of $879 million, and raised its full-year outlook.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 29.
Time Warner Cable's stock added over seven and a half percent Thursday on higher subscriber numbers for all three of its services: home Internet, home phone, and digital cable. The company earned 60 cents a share, up from 48 cents in the year-earlier period.
Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.
Wednesday morning before the bell Comcast will be the first of the media giants to report its quarterly earnings.
DISH Network has been largely trading sideways since early March, but options are positioning for shares to rally in the next month.
The FCC took a major hit in the net neutrality war this week, as a court ruling has determined companies can control internet usage on their pipes. So what's next for the FCC?
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Verizon has invested $29 billion to bring its FIOS Internet and TV service to 18 million homes, and now it's announced it's not going any further.