Creators of "The Lego Movie", Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, have joined forces with Fox 21 TV Studios, to option the rights to the Serial podcast.» Read More
Sept 30- MTV, the music and reality-TV focused television network owned by Viacom Inc, on Wednesday named veteran media executive Sean Atkins as its president. He also has executive experience at HBO and Yahoo Inc, MTV said. Viacom has been plagued by declining ratings for its youth-centric TV channels such as MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon, and advertising revenue has...
NEW YORK— One day after Media General received a $1.9 billion buyout offer, activist investor Starboard Value LP urged the television company to take it and to drop its $2.4 billion pursuit of Meredith Corp.. Starboard, which owns about a 4.5 percent stake in Media General, called the Monday bid from Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. "highly strategic."
As Danny Boyle's latest creation "Steve Jobs" hits cinemas this Fall, already controversy is stirring thanks to Jobs' successor, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook.
Nexstar Broadcasting, attempting to drive to wedge between Media General and Meredith Corp., offered nearly $1.9 billion to buy Media General on Monday. The deal, according to Media General, would create a company with almost 90 television stations in 54 markets and magazines including Better Homes and Gardens and Martha Stewart Living.
TALLINN, Estonia— Estonia has launched its first full-scale Russian-language television channel in an attempt to lure the country's sizable Russian-speaking minority away from Moscow's sphere of influence. A substantial number of Estonia's Russian-speakers have so far tuned in to Moscow's state-run channels and "don't often know much about what's...
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 27- Facebook Inc introduced a slate of new advertising products on Sunday, most of which are aimed at luring television advertisers onto the 1.5- billion user social network. It has the world's most popular smartphone app and generates more than three-quarters of its $10 billion- plus in annual ad revenue on phones. The rollout of the new...
Perform Group to launch a livestreaming sports service. Major soccer leagues and the NFL have signed on.
Reports say the sports media leader will lay off up to 300 people and vastly change its flagship "SportsCenter" show.
Charlie Warzel, BuzzFeed, discusses how Netflix is using big data to determine when a viewer becomes hooked on a show.
The Emmy Award-winning actress, filmmaker and comedian has a deal for a memoir scheduled to come out in late 2016.
Warren Leight, Law & Order SVU showrunner, discusses how his hit television series has been able to survive the growing competition on cable, broadcast and streaming services.
Peppering Trump with questions and wisecracks during his appearance, the CBS host reduced the usually domineering Trump to straight-man status.
Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities managing director of equity research, and Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald global head of Internet and media, discuss the importance of Emmy wins for new media.
Henry Blodget, Business Insider, shares his thoughts on Cablevision's agreement to sell itself to European telecom giant Altice.
Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson founder, shares his thoughts on Cablevision's agreement to sell itself to European telecom giant Altice.
It's surprising they're paying this much, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on Cablevision's agreement to sell itself to European telecom giant Altice.
Nickelodeon could be in the process of developing a channel strictly for classic '90s TV shows.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on a shakeup at CBS entertainment as chairman Nina Tassler steps down.
NBC announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be replacing Donald Trump as the host of "Celebrity Apprentice." Today reports.
The NFL is pushing digital streams, mobile offerings and bonus online content to get new viewers.