Disney chief Bob Iger says ESPN could be eventually sold directly to consumers. He also talked China, technology and "Star Wars."» Read More
The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. "It's been a little competitive in the marketplace when you consider the extent of the performance of' Jurassic' and' Inside Out,'" said Sony's President of Worldwide Distribution Rory Bruer.
The Netflix series 'Marco Polo' was considered a flop. But there was a good reason for Netflix to make the series, after all: China.
FRANKFURT, July 15- Pay-TV is set to reach one in five German households for the first time this year, the VPRT association of German private broadcasters forecast on Wednesday. Pay-TV channels from providers including Disney, Time Warner or Fox are mainly offered by cable companies in Europe's largest economy and face increasing competition from on-demand...
Sponsors of the MLB All-Star game tend to see their stock rise during the game. Here’s the best bets, according to Kensho data.
SAN DIEGO, July 11- Superheroes are going rogue with Warner Bros' DC universe, as the studio made a splash with its brooding caped crusaders and ragtag team of anti-heroes at Saturday's Comic-Con. Director Zack Snyder and actors Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot offered fans at San Diego's annual pop culture and film convention an exclusive look at the...
The MOBA category is the fastest growing video game genre, but it's plateauing at a time when developers are piling in.
LeBron James and other NBA free agents are setting themselves up for big contracts when the NBA starts a lucrative TV deal next year.
June 26- Charter Communications Inc formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster. Charter said in a filing with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday that it would not block or suppress Internet traffic...
HBO, owned by Time Warner Inc, said on Wednesday viewers would be able to access the premiere episodes of Dwayne Johnson- starrer "Ballers" and "The Brink" on Facebook for a limited period. Turner Broadcasting, another Time Warner network, said in April it granted exclusive video-on-demand rights to its Cartoon Network and Adult Swim programs to video streaming...
Toggle, a start-up born out of the Warner Bros. Media Camp, works with big companies like Wal-Mart to deliver their streaming content.
The middle class is back, and some analysts say it's time to dip into the retail stocks that could benefit the most.
Traditional mass media companies need to evolve in digital to stay in business. Some experts say Murdoch's son could make those changes for Fox.
Among the stars of "Entourage" is a roster of surprise cameos of real life tycoons featured throughout the film.
Watch out, Apple fans. There may be some surprises heading your way at this year's WWDC, experts say.
Showtime Networks is eyeing an untapped market for its latest over-the-top video streaming service, CEO Matthew Blank says.
As big names like Showtime and HBO enter video streaming, Netflix will likely emerge unscathed, CNBC "Fast Money" traders said.
June 3- CBS Corp said its Showtime network will start streaming programs on Apple Inc devices on July 12, coinciding with the new seasons of "Masters of Sex" and " Ray Donovan." Showtime, which now offers programs online only to subscribers to its cable packages, will charge $10.99 per month for the streaming service. The launch of standalone streaming services- those...
June 3- CBS Corp said television network Showtime will premiere its online streaming service on Apple Inc's devices on July 12. Showtime's service is priced at $10.99 per month, while HBO Now costs $14.99. The Showtime streaming service can be used to view programs such as "Masters of Sex," "Shameless" and "Homeland.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
June 1- Time Warner Cable Inc said Chief Financial Officer Arthur Minson would step down effective immediately, less than a week after Charter Communications Inc agreed to buy the company for $56 billion. Minson, popularly known as "Artie," was a deputy chief financial officer at Time Warner Cable from 2007 to 2009. He returned to the company in 2013 after a stint at...