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  • May 6- Shares of Cablevision Systems Corp jumped as much as 8 percent after Chief Executive James Dolan said he would be interested in a "deal" with Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast Corp and other cable operators. Cablevision, controlled by New York's Dolan family, operates primarily in the Greater New York area. CBS Corp's Sports Network joined Verizon's FiOS's new...

  • Bundle? You can't stop technology: Ex-ESPN head Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 1:34 PM ET
    George Bodenheimer

    There's not going to be a one-size-fits-all model for watching television anymore, former ESPN President George Bodenheimer tells CNBC.

  • Sweet! Apple Watch just helped you jump the line Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:12 PM ET
    Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch could help you jump hotel lines and even order room service, says Travel Tipper's Steffan Berelowitz.

  • May 5- Walt Disney Co's quarterly revenue beat analysts' expectations, helped by increased spending by visitors at its theme parks and strength in the company's TV networks business. The sequel opened last weekend with $191.2 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada- the second-biggest opening of all time. "As much as the quarter itself was strong...

  • Iger: This could raise costs for cable customers Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company

    The traditional cable bundle is not dead and still offers great value, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger tells CNBC.

  • The 'Force' must be with Disney: Analyst Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    The Disney Store in Times Square, New York.

    Walt Disney delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that topped expectations. Movies from Marvel and Lucasfilm are key to future results, says a top analyst.

  • Cablevision's video subscriber losses double Monday, 4 May 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    Signage is displayed outside of a Cablevision Systems Corp. Optimum store in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    Cablevision Systems said video subscriber losses doubled, as the cable TV company's customers continued to shift to bundled services from telecoms.

  • May 4- Cablevision Systems Corp said video subscriber losses in the first quarter doubled from a year ago, as the cable TV company's customers continued to shift to lower-priced bundled services from telecom carriers. Cablevision, under pressure to stop consumers from "cutting the cord" and shifting to internet video services such as Netflix and Hulu, has said...

  • Mayweather defeats Pacquiao in unanimous win Sunday, 3 May 2015 | 1:19 AM ET
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Floyd Mayweather used his reach and his jab to frustrate Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision

  • Massive demand for Mayweather-Pacquiao swamps PPV Saturday, 2 May 2015 | 11:00 PM ET
    Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Customers hoping to watch the matchup between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao via PPV reported difficulties ordering the match.

  • April 30- Viacom Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday though the media company is still struggling to turn around advertising declines in the United States. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, has been challenged over the past several quarters because of drops in Nielsen ratings and changing TV viewing habits,...

  • April 30- Time Warner Cable Inc on Thursday reported a bigger-than-expected rise in video subscriptions for the first quarter but gave no indication of any merger deals after Comcast Corp withdrew its bid to buy the company. Since the Comcast deal was called off on Friday after U.S. regulators raised concerns, questions have arisen about whether Time Warner...

  • April 28- T-Mobile US Inc reported first quarter results that slightly beat expectations as investments to increase subscribers led to an addition of 1.8 million net customers and users defected to other networks at a lower rate. T-mobile shares were up 2.2 percent in afternoon trade at $34.81 on the New York Stock Exchange, soaring over 29 percent year to date.

  • REUTERS BUSINESS NEW SCHEDULE AT 1830 GMT/2:30 PM ET Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 2:38 PM ET

    Apple Inc is expected to report a 20 percent increase in quarterly profit and that iPhone sales in China surpassed those in the United States for the first time., expect by 1930 GMT/ 4:30 PM ET, by Bill Rigby, 200 words). -BARRICK GOLD-RESULTS/, expect by expect by 1930 GMT/ 4:30 PM ET, 200 words). U.S. stocks move lower as healthcare stocks led by Amgen drag on the three major...

  • April 27- ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company. ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, said in a legal document sent to the Supreme Court of New York State that Verizon violated its obligations "under...

  • Walt Disney's ESPN sues Verizon for breach of contract Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM ET

    April 27- Walt Disney Co's sports network, ESPN, has sued Verizon Communications Inc over an alleged breach in contract, a court filing showed on Monday. The breach in contract relates to Verizon's new cable plan, which allows FiOS customers to choose a smaller bundle of channels every month, CNBC reported. ESPN is seeking damages and to stop Verizon from "unfairly...

  • ESPN sues Verizon over new cable plan Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    The ESPNZone logo is displayed outside the facility at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

    ESPN has sued Verizon for an alleged contract breach over a new cable plan in which consumers choose smaller channel bundles.

  • Customers out in cold after Comcast-TWC collapse Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    The headquarters for Charter Communications Inc., in St. Louis, Mo., is shown.

    Charter Communications is reported to be exploring a new bid for Time Warner Cable, but some predict consumers will lose no matter who buys whom.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that Walt Disney Co and Twenty-First Century Fox are not running ads promoting the wireless carrier's recently launched FiOS Custom TV service on its channels in the New York market. Since Verizon unveiled its cheaper, slimmer pay-TV plan on Sunday, Disney, Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and 21st...

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that Walt Disney Co is not running ads promoting the wireless carrier's recently launched FiOS Custom TV service on its channels in the New York market. Since Verizon unveiled its cheaper, slimmer pay-TV plan on Sunday, Disney, Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox have pushed back and...