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  • 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.

  • John Malone: Why media consolidation looms Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    John Malone

    Liberty Media chief John Malone said he wouldn't be surprised to see more media consolidation as global scale becomes important.

  • What Russian news media say about doping scandal Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 2:33 PM ET
    Mariya Savinova of Russia wins silver in the Women's 800 metres final of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow on Aug. 18, 2013.

    The World Anti-Doping Agency reported that Russian athletes engage in widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs. Russia's media aren't having it.

  • Are pictures worth 1,000 (search) words? Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 3:40 PM ET
    Sherlock Holmes silhouette with a magnify glass.

    With the Internet becoming more visual, brands think this is future of search is being able to identify items in images without words.

  • *3rd- qtr profit $0.42/ shr vs est $0.39. *ARPU rises to $86.33 vs $84.39 last year. Nov 9- Dish Network Corp reported quarterly revenue that fell short of market estimates as more subscribers dropped its pay-TV service and growth in its online streaming service Sling TV showed signs of faltering.

  • *ARPU rises to $86.33 vs $84.39 last year. Nov 9- Dish Network Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher revenue per user from its core pay-TV business. The second-largest U.S. satellite TV company by revenue said on Monday its average revenue per pay-TV user rose to $86.33 in the third quarter from $84.39 a year earlier.

  • Activision Blizzard launches movie, TV studio Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 2:15 PM ET
    Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing on stage at the introduction of the All-New Guitar Hero Live game by Activision, April 14, 2015 in New York City.

    The video game company on Friday introduced Activision Blizzard Studios, which will create original movies based on its library of game titles.

  • Halt! Don't sell Disney after 'Star Wars': Analyst Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    Citigroup's Jason Bazinet says the force will not be with traders who sell sell Disney stock after a "Star Wars" rally.

  • Real value in sports content: Pro Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    Real value in sports content: Pro

    Discussing Disney's quarterly report, sports content and why portfolio managers are hiding in Disney among media stocks, with Jason Bazinet, Citigroup analyst.

  • What the Jon Stewart deal tells us about HBO Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Comedian Jon Stewart.

    HBO's digital deal with Jon Stewart shows the network may be investing more in its digital assets in a move to combat cord cutting.

  • Nov 5- Watch out, Time Warner. Time Warner Inc, the owner of cable channels TNT, TBS Cartoon Network, said on Wednesday that ratings for its key U.S. entertainment networks had dropped more than expected, which will result in a fall in ad revenue next year. Walt Disney Co owner of cable sports network ESPN, as well as broadcaster ABC, offered a gloomy outlook for its cable...

  • Nov 5- Watch out, Time Warner. Time Warner Inc, the owner of cable channels TNT, TBS Cartoon Network, said on Wednesday that ratings for its key U.S. entertainment networks had dropped more than expected, which will result in a fall in ad revenue next year. Walt Disney Co owner of cable sports network ESPN, as well as broadcaster ABC, offered a gloomy outlook for its cable...

  • Nov 5- Watch out, Time Warner. Time Warner Inc, the owner of cable channels TNT, TBS Cartoon Network, said on Wednesday that ratings for its key U.S. entertainment networks had dropped more than expected, which will result in a fall in ad revenue next year. Walt Disney Co owner of cable sports network ESPN, as well as broadcaster ABC, offered a gloomy outlook for its cable...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 4- Time Warner Inc on Wednesday re-ignited concerns that U.S. consumers are shifting to Internet television faster than expected and creating challenges to major media companies that have thrived with programming on pay TV. Traditional media companies' shares fell after Time Warner said during its quarterly conference call that it needed to...

  • THIS could boost ad spending: Comscore's Fulgoni Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    THIS could boost ad spending: Comscore's Fulgoni

    Comscore data on millennial TV consumption for ages 18-24 reveals the Internet is boosting consumption. Discussing where the money might go in the television content industry, with Comscore co-founder Gian Fulgoni.

  • Howard Stern would fit with Netflix: Ex-Sirius CEO Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    Howard Stern

    Howard Stern would have plenty of options if he were to leave Sirius XM, says Mel Karmazin, former CEO of the satellite radio service.

  • Mel Karmazin: NFL is 'single best winner in content space'

    Clearly the changes in media is good for consumers, says former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin, taling about changes, consolidation and content in the media industry.

  • Mel Karmazin: What's wrong with media consolidation? Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin: What's wrong with media consolidation?

    Former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin shares his thoughts on media stocks and why consolidation could produce benefits for shareholders.

  • Mel Karmazin not invested in stocks... here's why Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin not invested in stocks... here's why

    Former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin discusses why he is no longer invested in the stock market and is keeping his money in cash for now.