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CNBC's Landon Dowdy provides preview of what viewers can expect to see from this year's Super Bowl commercials.
Viacom is facing big questions about whether its board made the right decision about its leadership as 92-year-old Sumner Redstone steps down as chairman.
Viacom's path forward is uncertain as Sumner Redstone steps down as executive chairman, company watchers said Thursday.
Feb 4- Movie and TV studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp said on Thursday it would explore a combination with media mogul John Malone's premium cable TV network Starz. Los Angeles Times, citing sources, reported in October that Lions Gate was in advanced talks to merge with Starz. Starz's rival movie channel Epix, which Lions Gate co-owns with Viacom Inc and MGM,...
BOSTON— Mary Fiumara, best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the 1960 s, has died at age 88.. from an open window of her apartment in Boston's North End neighborhood in the iconic TV spot. Martigetti told The Boston Globe that Fiumara was "a legend" in the neighborhood and that the...
NEW YORK— Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers. The number of traditional TV customers is still declining across the industry, and analysts say Comcast's TV gains are largely coming from competitors, like AT&T and Dish, rather than young new cable customers who have...
A growing number of companies are taking advantage of the Super Bowl marketing blitz without committing the $5 million for a 30-second ad.
Movies which contain smoking scenes or tobacco imagery “should be given an adult rating”, the World Health Organization has announced.
Sir Maritn Sorrell, WPP CEO, discusses the growth of digital ads as marketers go beyond traditional TV and radio advertising.
Phil Rosenthal said his sitcom would not get on the air today, as television tries to pull in a younger audience.
Super Bowl ad campaigns can cost up to $30 million when all is said and done. Still, analysts say it is worth it for the live audience.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is announcing the proposed regulation later on Wednesday to let customers get video services from providers like Alphabet Inc, Tivo and Apple instead of cable and satellite companies like Comcast and Dish, according to the proposal, which will be voted on Feb. 18. The FCC says Americans spent $20 billion a year to lease pay-TV cable and...
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is announcing the proposed regulation later on Wednesday to allow companies like Alphabet Inc and Tivo to compete directly to provide video services, according to a summary of the proposal, the proposal says. The FCC says Americans spent $20 billion a year to lease pay-TV cable and satellite boxes, or an average of $231 a year, and said box...
NEW YORK— Nexstar said Wednesday that it is buying rival TV station operator Media General after Meredith agreed to allow Media General to get out of a takeover bid for Meredith. Media General had offered to buy media company Meredith in September. As a result, Media General will have to pay $60 million in cash to Meredith Corp. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Meredith...
The CW will give Machinima's "Chasing the Cup" an one hour primetime network special.
Mike Fries, Liberty Global CEO, discusses his company's strategy to improve the customer's mobile viewing experience while increasing user growth. Mobile's a great revenue stream, says Fries.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says his company's tie-up with DirecTV is helping it combine its wireless and video businesses.
Univision hopes its stake in The Onion will help expand its main millennial play, Fusion, both online and on TV.
The top-performing stock in the S&P 500 last year is reporting earnings after the bell, and some analyst are cautious on the company's subscriber growth, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.
The business includes satellite and cable television services in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina and several other countries.