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CNBC'S “STAY TUNED: THE FUTURE OF TV” PREMIERES ON MONDAY, MAY 7TH

CNBC's “Stay Tuned: The Future of TV” will premiere on Monday, May 7th at 9pm and 12am ET. It will repeat on Sunday, May 13th at 8pm ET.

(ALL TIMES ARE ET)

Monday, 5/7/2012:

9:00 PM STAY TUNED: THE FUTURE OF TV (30 Minutes)

12:00 AM STAY TUNED: THE FUTURE OF TV (30 Minutes)

Sunday, 5/13/2012:

8:00 PM STAY TUNED: THE FUTURE OF TV (30 Minutes)

CNBC’s “Stay Tuned: The Future of TV”:

The 80-year-old TV industry at the precipice of a distribution and content revolution. The widely-anticipated convergence of personal computers, the internet, and television is finally happening. In the next two years, viewers in more than 140 million American homes will watch their favorite shows, video clips and movies on "Smart TVs," not to mention other gadgets connected to the Internet. Every aspect of TV creation and distribution is impacted, and for companies new and old, billions of dollars are on the line. CNBC’s one-hour documentary, “Stay Tuned: The Future of TV,” reported byJulia Boorstin takes viewers inside the companies competing to shape the new connected-TV reality. Boorstin speaks with some of the biggest names in the industry from MTV Founder Tom Freston and actor Ashton Kutcher to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes and The Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger about their visions for the future of television.

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD+, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news providing real-time data, analysis and information to more than 390 million homes worldwide. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile Web (mobile.cnbc.com) offer real-time stock quotes, charts, analysis and on-demand video.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/