Media Television


  • How millennials are changing late night TV Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    How millennials are changing late night TV

    Late Night talk shows are getting a boost in viewership thanks to millennial viewers, who prefer to watch the clips online. A look at how changing viewership behavior is affecting Late Night guest programming, as well as traditional advertising during these shows.

  • Master of Won? Streaming gears up for awards season Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 1:03 AM ET

    Streaming services are fast becoming firm favorites with top critics as well as the TV audiences.

  • Illusionist performs CNBC-themed trick Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 7:42 AM ET
    Illusionist performs CNBC-themed trick

    Where did the five dollars go? Jeff Hobson, "The Illusionists", and Adam Trent, "The Illusionists," discuss the magic business and perform a trick on set for the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Dec 8- Apple Inc has suspended plans to offer a live Internet-based television service and is instead focusing on being a platform for media companies to sell directly to customers through its App Store, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Apple's plan to sell a package of about 14 channels for $30 to $40 a month has run into resistance from media companies that want...

  • Super Bowl 50: Who’s playing the halftime show? Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards

    Coldplay is set to take the stage at Super Bowl 50's halftime show in 2016.

  • How to trade Netflix as streaming gets crowded Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 | 7:02 PM ET

    Amid reports that Google's YouTube could get more involved in original content, some traders shied away from Netflix.

  • Dec 1- Discovery Communications Inc launched its own streaming service on Tuesday to offer more options for cable and satellite TV subscribers. The service, called Discovery GO, will let subscribers watch live and on-demand shows from nine U.S. Discovery networks such as Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, the company said.

  • This costs media, advertisers $8.2 billion a year Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 3:19 PM ET
    Computer keyboard

    A report says infringed content, malware and fake traffic costs the US media and advertising industry $8.2 billion each year.

  • Sip, don't shoot: Premium tequila wants millennials Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 12:55 PM ET

    Most people consider tequila to be a party drink. Upscale brands are using marketing to millenials to change perception.

  • INTERVIEW-Tegna CEO looks to rejuvenate local TV Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 12:12 PM ET

    Nov 25- Tegna Inc, the broadcast and digital company that split from Gannett Co Inc earlier this year, has assembled a group of employees to make local broadcast television, including news, more interesting to a younger audience. The McLean, Virginia- based company is also trying to create more original programming and discussing ways to better integrate its...

  • Bidding war for Thursday Night Football Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 5:51 PM ET
    Bidding war for Thursday Night Football

    The NFL has been talking about selling its rights for Thursday night games, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Peak sentiment in the streaming space? Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Peak sentiment in the streaming space?

    RBC Capital Markets tech analyst Mark Mahaney weighs in on Netflix and what risks exist to the streamer's growth.

  • LG Elec seeks U.S. prime time for next-gen TV Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    SEOUL, Nov 19- The world's No.2 TV maker, South Korea's LG Electronics Inc, is betting that chopping prices almost in half before the U.S. year-end holiday season will create enough buzz to push its next-generation TV technology mainstream. The manufacturer and affiliate LG Display Co Ltd have invested billions of dollars in organic light-emitting diode...

  • UK's Sky launches new premium TV service Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 10:17 AM ET

    However, he said last week there was an opportunity to raise prices in Britain. Sky, which has 12 million customers in Britain and Ireland, faces fierce competition in the pay-TV market from cable operator Virgin Media and telecoms giant BT, which has raised the stakes in bidding for sports TV broadcasting rights in the last three years. Sky, which is 39 percent...

  • How did Charlie Sheen keep HIV secret for 4 years? Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 3:54 PM ET
    Actor Charlie Sheen speaks with Matt Lauer about being diagnosed with HIV.

    Four years is a long time to keep a secret—especially in Hollywood. Charlie Sheen masterfully handled his crisis, says media strategist Mark Macias.

  • More women in the c-suite: Maggie Wilderotter Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    More women in the c-suite: Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications executive chairman, talks about ways to increase diversity corporate boardrooms.

  • Cybersecurity:  Fine balance between privacy and security

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, discusses the challenges businesses face in maintaining customer privacy and the real threat of cyberterrorism.

  • Hulu reaches out to Time Warner Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    Hulu reaches out to Time Warner

    According to a source, Hulu approached Time Warner, and Guggenheim estimates Hulu is worth $7.4 billion, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. CNBC contributor Jessica Lessin, editor-in-chief at The Information, weighs in.

  • Trading TV 'cord-cutting': 3 stocks to watch Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 6:47 PM ET

    Consumers are shifting away from traditional cable TV, and "Fast Money" traders see opportunity in Netflix, among others.

  • Sony expands Vue's channels beyond PlayStation Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    Sony expands Vue's channels beyond PlayStation

    Sony will partner will Amazon and Google to takes its PlayStation Vue TV service mainstream, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.