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  • LONDON, March 2- James Murdoch, the chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox, lauded the quality of Britain's television industry on Thursday as the company makes a fresh attempt to gain control of European TV business Sky. In the past, Murdoch has been highly critical of how Britain's TV market was regulated, saying in a 2009 speech that the reach and ambition...

  • The TV streaming service provider, which is owned by Walt Disney Co, Comcast Corp, 21st Century Fox, and Time Warner Inc, will set up a new center in New Mexico or Texas by this fall and will hire 100 representatives this year, bringing its total to 300.. Their owners also have large customer service staffs already handling calls from their traditional pay TV...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 28- Alphabet Inc's YouTube will launch a live TV service featuring U.S. broadcast networks and cable channels to attract young fans of online videos to a pay television package, YouTube executives said on Tuesday. YouTube TV will be delivered over the internet and debut in the coming months at a cost of $35 a month for six accounts, YouTube Chief...

  • Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube.

    The "Fast Money" traders say to buy Google parent Alphabet after YouTube TV subscription announcement.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 28- Alphabet Inc's YouTube will launch a live TV service in the next few months that offers the four major U.S. broadcast networks plus cable channels, YouTube Chief Executive Susan Wojcicki said on Tuesday. The service, called YouTube TV, will cost $35 a month for six accounts, Wojcicki told reporters at an event at YouTube's production space in Los...

  • Susan Wojcicki, chief executive officer of YouTube.

    YouTube will launch a $35/month TV streaming service in a few months, which will carry 40+ channels including major broadcast networks. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • Susan Wojcicki, chief executive officer of YouTube.

    Google is giving your an alternative way to watch TV without cable or satellite for $35 a month.

  • Moonves on M&A: We would like to get more scale

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves speaks at Morgan Stanley’s Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, and is on the hunt for acquisitions. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • Bill Cosby arrives at Montgomery County Courthouse for Bill Cosby Change Of Venue Hearing on February 27, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • Actors of 'Stranger Things' accept Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series onstage during The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017

    CNBC takes a look at some of the most noteworthy political moments from this year's Awards Season.

  • Feb 23- The New York Times Co will air its first TV ad in seven years on Sunday's broadcast of the Academy Awards on ABC, as the 166- year old newspaper looks to highlight independent journalism amid U.S. While ABC, owned by Walt Disney Co, does not comment on how much it receives from advertisers, a source with knowledge of negotiations said the Times' ad buy was in that...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai declined to say on Thursday if he would seek to use the proposed TV station license transfer as a way to examine the AT&T/Time Warner merger. The station that Time Warner is selling, WPCH-TV in Atlanta, is its only FCC- regulated broadcast station. Time Warner said last month that since it did not plan to transfer any FCC licenses to AT&T, it would...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday declined to say if he would seek to use the proposed TV station license transfer as a way to examine the AT&T Time Warner merger. The station that Time Warner is selling, WPCH-TV in Atlanta, is its only FCC- regulated broadcast station. Time Warner said last month that since it does not plan to transfer any FCC licenses to AT&T, it would...

  • Man looking at Tvs

    Walt Mossberg, The Verge, weighs in on how some tech companies are trying to revolutionize television while consumers are streaming on mobile devices. He says, "TV is not there yet."

  • Young girl watching tv

    While tech companies let people view content on different devices other than TV, no one has "revolutionized" the medium, says Recode's Walt Mossberg.

  • Feb 22- U.S. satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp reported that it added pay-TV subscribers in the fourth quarter, while analysts were expecting the company to lose subscribers. Net income attributable to Dish was $343 million, or 70 cents per share, in the quarter compared with a loss of $125 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $3.72...

  • A scene from "Chopped Junior" on the Food Network.

    Shares of Scripps Networks Interactive rose Tuesday, after the company reported a revenue beat for the fourth quarter.

  • Fox News under investigation for Ailes settlement payments

    Federal prosecutors are investigating whether 21st Fox sufficiently disclosed information about sexual harassment claims against Roger Ailes. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • Tim Cook

    The ultra hi-def streaming device may be developed as Apple loses market share to Amazon and Roku, Bloomberg says.

  • Wendy's, Cisco, and CBS stocks are making headlines on Wall Street this Thursday morning.