Distributors, like Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft, are becoming programmers, and original content is their ammunition in a war for consumers.
Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect its business from the start-up Aereo, News Corp Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said Monday.
Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.
CBS announced on Tuesday it is buying a 50 percent stake in TV Guide Network from One Equity Partners, entering into a joint venture with Lionsgate to run the basic cable channel and website. The deal is small, but it has potentially big implications for CBS.
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As America becomes a country of second (and sometimes third) screens, broadcasters, cable and satellite companies are forced to rethink their customer interactions.
Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.
BTIG upgraded Apple to "buy," even though the sentiment has gotten negative after big firms cut earnings estimates, TheStreet.com reports.
Apple CEO Tim Cook must testify in a federal antitrust lawsuit that alleges price-fixing by Apple and e-book publishers, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Internet-delivered TV, which until recently was unready for prime time, is the new front in the war for Americans’ attention spans, The New York Times reports.
Traditional media stocks have been on quite a run into the Dow Jones' rise towards hitting the 14,198 intraday peak, with the five biggest media giants hitting new highs. Here's what has been driving the media industry's gains.
M&A activity could be up as much as 50 percent this year, and analysts point to energy, tech, consumer goods and chemicals as the sectors to watch.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
"We are transforming into a different company, poised to grow in any economy," CBS CEO Les Moonves said, as the company's earnings set a number of records.
Stocks finished flat after hugging the flatline for most of the session in lackluster trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data from the euro zone overshadowed optimism over an upbeat jobless claims report and a flurry of M&A announcements.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
CBS is reporting Q4 earnings per share of $0.64, and revenue of $3.70 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
U.S. stock index futures shaved some losses Thursday after a better-than-expected jobless claims report and a batch of M&A announcements, but a disappointing reading on the European economy put a damper on gains.
Even though 73 percent of the S&P 500 components have reported quarterly earnings, Thursday will be an active day for quarterly reports.
It's pure speculation on his part. But, Apple may be holding onto all the cash for a fantastic reason, said Cramer.