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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 28.
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.
Those of us working in television know that the teleprompter can be a very dangerous piece of kit.
Here is a look at some of the companies in the S&P 1500 that have increased dividend payments in recent months, have a yield greater than 2.5 percent, and a free cash flow payout ratio less than 60 percent.
Moonves wouldn't weigh in on the Charlie Sheen controversy, but he did comment on rumors that Katie Couric is considering leaving the network when her contract expires.
Time Warner Cable and Viacom have been fighting over whether TWC can stream Viacom's channels to its iPad app in consumers' homes -- now they're turning to judges to decide. This is the latest development in what promises to be an ongoing battle between content creators and distributors -- who controls what?
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."
For the sixth year in a row, The Consumerist is holding its version of "March Madness," bracketing nominated companies and allowing people to vote for "The Worst Company in America."
The technology giant on Friday announced its first-ever dividend. Is it an act of desperation? The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Despite the upheaval roiling the markets, Wall Street analysts continue to issue upbeat reports about media companies, and even the negative reports don't mention the headlines — they simply don't have the exposure to Japan and the rest of the market instability as many other sectors.
As the markets plummet Netflix is a rare bright spot in a sea of red — the subscription movie service is now trading up more than 7.5 percent. Netflix is bucking the trend thanks to an upgrade from Goldman Sachs, which raised its rating from 'buy' to 'neutral,' and lifted its price target to $300. That's still a good $50 more than where it's trading now.
Comcast may be the nation’s biggest cable company, but it still faces tough competition from the Internet. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.
CNN is reformatting “Parker Spitzer” as an ensemble program with Eliot Spitzer — and without Kathleen Parker, who has been his co-host for the last four months. The New York Times reports.
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.
There were a few acquisitions in the larger media world this week that were far from blockbusters, but worth a quick review.
Plus, cloud stocks are making a comeback and why investors shouldn’t be concerned about Europe.
A new stat on copyright infringement released today is shocking: 23.8 percent of all global Internet traffic involves digital theft with BitTorrent accounting for 11.4 percent.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Time Warner popped while Royal Caribbean and Freeport McMoRan dropped.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 27.
Although it is still a tentative environment for the economy, it's clear that investors are now rewarding growth," Aryeh Bourkoff, vice chairman of Joint Global Head of TMT Investment Banking UBS, told CNBC on Thursday.