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  • An Apple employee works near a screen with the new Apple TV

    Apple is taking on Amazon's voice-activated assistant the "Echo" with its latest version of Apple TV, according to VentureBeat.

  • PHILADELPHIA— The Latest on sentencing for the stalkers of two TV news anchors:. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports 39- year-old Havertown resident John Hart was sentenced Thursday to 2 ½ to 5 years in prison for stalking and harassing Erika von Tiehl, formerly of KYW-TV. On Wednesday, Christopher Nilan was sentenced to more than a decade of probation for...

  • Lionsgate auctions off 'Mad Men' props

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the "Mad Men" merchandise auction.

  • Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump agree to debate

    The presumptive Republican nominee and Sanders independently agreed to debate each other.

  • The Beatles

    Hulu wants to be seen as TV despite its digital origins. It's preparing an OTT service. Is it enough?

  • As more sport is streamed online, fans may decide to stop paying for TV subscriptions

    Decisions by the likes of Twitter and YouTube to stream sports online may push more consumers to “cut the cord” of their television service.

  • AMSTERDAM— Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry. Cook was speaking at a meeting of tech and other startups in Amsterdam, two months after Apple announced software enhancements for its TV system, Apple TV, and knocked $50 off the price of its smart watch.

  • Watching TV

    As networks struggle to find shows that click, they're leaning heavily on time travel, TV show reboots and movie-book adaptations.

  • Jessica Long

    Forty percent of sports participants are women, but they only make up 4 percent of coverage. Surprising media outlets like Refinery29 are stepping up.

  • 2016 NBCUniversal Upfronts

    From digital emphasizing TV-quality content to branded entertainment being the future, here are trends from the presentations.

  • Benedict Cumberbatch | Keira Knightley | Patrick Stewart

    If Britain chooses the leave the EU this June, the country is at risk of becoming “an outsider shouting from the wings,” stars from the creative industries warn.

  • STOCKHOLM— Russia's Embassy in Sweden is denying any involvement in the snapping of a TV tower, adding the allegation must have been "inspired by the James Bond movies." In a posting on its official Facebook page, the mission says it believes Swedes "will laugh when picturing Russian agents... unscrewing bolts" on the broadcast tower. The top portion of the 330- meter...

  • Roku CEO: All TV is going to be streamed

    We are in the middle of a transition, says Anthony Wood, Roku founder and CEO, weighing in on content streaming wars and discussing Roku's new streaming stick.

  • This Oct. 6, 2008 photo released by CBS shows "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer during the program's 40th anniversary celebration in New York.

    After more than half a century at CBS, this legendary reporter died Thursday at his home in Manhattan. NBCNews reports.

  • The fight for ad dollars

    The TV upfronts are wrapping up, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the highlights from this year's gatherings.

  • Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc. Jeff Bewkes speaks onstage during The New York Times DealBook Conference at One World Trade Center on December 11, 2014 in New York City.

    Jeff Bewkes, chairman and CEO of Time Warner says the company will flourish, as long as the networks keep churning out great content.

  • Time Warner's Bewkes: We've got strong networks

    CNBC's David Faber sits down with Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner Chairman & CEO, to discuss the current media environment and the future of the TV space.

  • Jeff Zucker

    CNN is betting millions on its online outlet "Great Big Story," which focuses on making social media-optimized videos and branded content.

  • STOCKHOLM— Swedish authorities say a TV tower that snapped in half may have been the target of sabotage. The top portion of the 330- meter mast near Boras in southwestern Sweden broke off late Sunday and slammed into the surrounding pine forest. Tower operator Teracom said it was the first time a TV mast had snapped in Sweden since the 1980 s.

  • Turner CEO: Bringing dollars back to TV

    John Martin, Turner CEO explains how his company plans to capitalize by improving ads and profit by cord-cutting consumers.