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CNBC Media News
Apr 01, 2020

AT&T president says consumer behavior will be fundamentally changed from coronavirus
"We're going to return to a different economic environment. We're going to return to different business models," AT&T President and COO John Stankey told CNBC.

CNBC Media News
Apr 01, 2020

Media networks have paid billions for sports they won't receive this year — but the fighting for refunds hasn't started yet
Media networks have paid billions for live sports that they aren't going to broadcast this year. But nobody's pressing the issue yet, as the cable industry is focused on survival.

CNBC Media News
Mar 31, 2020

Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, CEO 'very cautious' about the impact of virus on marketing budgets
The world's largest advertising group pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrew guidance for 2020 on Tuesday, after clients cancelled marketing booked with the company due to the coronavirus crisis.

CNBC Media News
Mar 23, 2020

Pressure is rising to postpone the Olympics
Billions of dollars are at stake. Japan has pumped at least $12 billion of investment into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, not to mention the losses that would be incurred by sponsors, broadcasters and others.

CNBC Media News
Mar 21, 2020

How coronavirus could permanently change the movie industry
The distinction between a theatrical and a digital release is disappearing as theaters shut down. This could fundamentally changes studios' leverage in negotiations with theater chains, permanently alter consumer behavior and raise the bar significantly for going out to the movies.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

Tom Brady and the Bucs: Pundits expect clashes in playing style and a test of team culture
The Tom Brady to Tampa Bay Buccaneers deal has yet to be compete, but some NFL pundits see both pros and cons to the partnership.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

Doctors and patients wonder if the NBA is getting special treatment with coronavirus tests
Sick patients are being turned away, unable to receive tests because they simply aren't available. In a stark contrast, the NBA said that as of Wednesday, at least eight teams had been tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

CNBC Media News
Mar 19, 2020

MLB to offer compensation to minor league players affected by coronavirus work stoppage
Major League Baseball said it will offer financial assistance to minor league players affected by the work stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic.

CNBC Media News
Mar 17, 2020

NFL free agent deals at risk as team doctors can't evaluate players due to coronavirus
With in-person visits with free agents restricted due to the coronavirus outbreak, some NFL agents are wondering how a new deal will become official without team examinations.

CNBC Media News
Mar 17, 2020

Tom Brady announces he will leave the New England Patriots
The superstar quarterback did not say where he will go next.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus could be the tipping point for movie theaters, gyms and other industries already suffering from disruption
Movie theaters, fitness centers, commercial real estate and pay TV could be among the industries that are vulnerable in prolonged quarantines.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

NBA and NHL say players can still travel after seasons suspended due to coronavirus
The NHL joined the NBA in allowing its players to travel outside of club cities as the coronavirus continues to halt the sports injdusty.

CNBC Media News
Mar 16, 2020

NFL cancels 2020 draft event in Las Vegas due to coronavirus
The NFL draft will still be televised, even though the public, in-person event in Las Vegas has been canceled.

CNBC Media News
Mar 15, 2020

NFL players union approves new agreement that includes pay increases and extra regular season game
The National Football League Players Association has approved terms of a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement with NFL team owners.

CNBC Media News
Mar 14, 2020

Sports teams can hang onto sky-high valuations by taking care of employees now during coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus suspends sporting events, experts say team owners will need to show leadership and financially assist workforces to preserve valuations.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

NFL prohibits in-person interviews with players before draft due to coronavirus
Teams will be allowed to interview eligible draft candidates over the phone for no more than an hour.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

Boston Marathon delayed until September due to coronavirus
The Boston Marathon has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus, according to an official statement from the Boston Athletic Association.

CNBC Media News
Mar 13, 2020

The Masters and other major golf tournaments are postponed due to coronavirus
The 2020 Masters event has been postponed due to fears of coronavirus outbreak, Augusta National Golf Club chairman Fred Ridley announced on Friday.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

PGA Tour cancels The Players Championship and all events through the Valero Texas Open
The PGA Tour late Thursday canceled The The Players Championship

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman: No COVID-19 in NHL reported yet
The commissioner says he would like to call this time a "pause" for the league instead of a suspension.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

NHL suspends season due to coronavirus
The decision comes amid a flurry of cancellations and safety measures in the sports world.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

PGA Tour won't allow fans for foreseeable future due to coronavirus
This weekend's tournament in Florida will still happen.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2020

Major League Soccer suspends season for 30 days amid concern over coronavirus
The league's decision comes as the virus upends sports worldwide amid concern that large public events will exacerbate the transmission of the illness.

CNBC Media News
Mar 11, 2020

NCAA March Madness basketball games will be played without fans
NCAA president Mark Emmert announced the Division I men's and women's basketball tournament will be played without fans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

CNBC Media News
Mar 11, 2020

Sports teams see ticket prices drop as much as 30% on secondary market as coronavirus fears spread
According to data from ticketing service TicketIQ, secondary market prices for sporting events are favorable for buyers as coronavirus fears continues to plague businesses worldwide.

CNBC Media News
Mar 10, 2020

Star Seahawks linebacker rejects NFL collective bargaining agreement: 'You have guys suffering from 16 games, and you're going to add more games?'
Seattle Seahawks star Bobby Wagner told CNBC he voted no to terms of the new NFL collective bargaining agreement.

CNBC Media News
Mar 09, 2020

The NFL plans to expand its international players program, and wants recruit soccer players as kickers
The National Football League will introduce a plan at its annual league meetings to expand its international player pathway program as it looks to grow overseas by attracting foreign athletes.

CNBC Media News
Mar 09, 2020

PGA Tour commissioner knocks down threat from rival tour that's trying to woo golf's biggest stars with promises of huge payouts
The PGL wants to poach some PGA stars like Tiger Woods.

CNBC Media News
Mar 06, 2020

NBA fines Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $500,000 for on-court tirade
The National Basketball Association fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban for his tirade following a Feb. 22 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.

CNBC Media News
Mar 06, 2020

Media trailblazer Tom Rogers reflects on the life and legacy of Jack Welch
The former GE CEO and management guru was a "uniquely first-rate CEO" and more to media pioneer Tom Rogers, who founded CNBC.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

John Stankey says AT&T is prepared for market swings, coronavirus and HBO Max launch
As Warner Media gets ready to launch its next streaming service, HBO Max, in May, Stankey says he's not concerned about rival NBCUniversal launching a rival service a month earlier.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

NBA memo on coronavirus warns players to offer fist bumps to fans, no talk of canceling games
The National Basketball Association sent a memo to teams and players detailing information on the coronavirus outbreak and telling player to avoid too much physical contact with fans.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

Streaming sports service DAZN chasing NFL Sunday Ticket rights
DAZN CEO John Skipper is making a big move to take on ESPN , which he ran until 2017. Skipper announced that the streaming sports service will expand to more than 200 markets around the world ahead of a May 2 boxing match with Canelo Alvarez.

CNBC Media News
Mar 03, 2020

With billions at stake, here's what's holding up the NFL's collective bargaining agreement
The NFL player's union is hoping internal tension and misinformation surrounding proposed 10-year collective bargaining agreement from team owners doesn't hurt voting.

CNBC Media News
Mar 02, 2020

DAZN's John Skipper announces international expansion and pursuit of NFL rights
DAZN CEO John Skipper is making a big move to take on ESPN , which he ran until 2017. Skipper announced Monday that the streaming sports service will expand to more than 200 markets around the world ahead of a May 2 boxing match with Canelo Álvarez.

CNBC Media News
Feb 27, 2020

Major League Soccer has a 25-year plan, but it needs to secure huge media deals first
Major League Soccer held its annual season kickoff event in New York this week, where league officials outlined the league vision over the next few years including the need for a better media rights package.

CNBC Media News
Feb 26, 2020

A game-worn Kobe Bryant jersey is being auctioned off, starting at $20,000
A Los Angeles auction house will sell off a game-worn Kobe Bryant jersey from the 1998-99 season, along with other Bryant memorabilia.

CNBC Media News
Feb 25, 2020

New Disney CEO says company will continue to follow path Bob Iger laid
New Disney CEO Bob Chapek told CNBC he will also be ready for the next wave of industry disruption. "It's inevitable that those business will be disrupted and it's recognizing at that time when we'll need to shift," Chapek said.

CNBC Media News
Feb 24, 2020

20,000 gather in LA for star-studded Kobe Bryant memorial
Family, friends and fans of the late Kobe Bryant gathered in Los Angeles at the Staples Center to celebrate the life of Lakers great and his 13-year-old daughter.

CNBC Media News
Feb 21, 2020

Facebook is considering making it clearer that pro-Bloomberg posts come from paid staffers
Mike Bloomberg's campaign said it was paying staffers to post on social media on its behalf.

CNBC Media News
Feb 21, 2020

Facebook is considering making clearer that pro-Bloomberg posts come from paid staffers
Mike Bloomberg's campaign said it was paying staffers to post on social media on its behalf.

CNBC Media News
Feb 20, 2020

NFL's proposal for players includes 17-game season, pay increases, limited THC testing
NFL owners approved a new collective bargaining agreement proposal with increases to pay and limited THC testing, according to terms released on the league's website.

CNBC Media News
Feb 07, 2020

AT&T's Stephenson stands by promise to remain CEO through 2020 but refuses to look beyond that
Stephenson also addressed rumors about a "Friends" reunion special as part of the HBO Max offering: "I read that too. We didn't announce it."

CNBC Media News
Jan 24, 2020

The number of female CEOs is increasing—but here are the big problems standing in their way
Women account for just 6% of CEOs at the 500 largest American companies, and there is evidence that women who are appointed to the top job aren't necessarily set up for success.

CNBC Media News
Jan 23, 2020

Era of mega-funded, money-losing unicorn start-ups is coming to an end
In contrast to the Uber and Lyft IPO stumbles and WeWork deal disaster, private start-ups that raised lower sums of venture capital have produced better IPO returns.

CNBC Media News
Jan 10, 2020

Mind-reading technology lets you control tech with your brain — and it actually works
There's a growing category of companies focused on the "Brain-Computer Interface."

CNBC Media News
Jan 09, 2020

The streaming wars aim to kick off a new era in TV advertising
The rise of streaming services gives advertisers an opportunity to target consumers who want to watch without paying too much.

CNBC Media News
Dec 24, 2019

It will take years before winners of streaming wars emerge, former Showtime CEO says
"These free subscribers are going to be moving through the universe for the next two or three years for all these services," former Showtime Networks CEO Matthew Blank said.

CNBC Media News
Dec 16, 2019

Outgoing NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke will pursue personal interests and doesn't plan on taking another big media job, sources say
Burke, 61, may acquire small businesses or start a venture capital fund while spending more time with his family in Montana.

CNBC Media News
Dec 11, 2019

Disney passes 22 million downloads on mobile devices, says app tracking company
Disney appears to be gaining a lot of users just a month after its launch.

CNBC Media News
Dec 04, 2019

Mayor Pete is Hollywood's top pick now that Kamala Harris is out of the presidential race
Celebrities and entertainment executives have poured money into Pete Buttigieg's campaign, and he may be poised to benefit further after Kamala Harris dropped out.

CNBC Media News
Nov 05, 2019

Starz-Comcast contract dispute draws Department of Justice informal inquiry
Lions Gate told Comcast customers last month that they may soon lose access to Starz content amid a contract dispute. The DOJ is now looking into it.

CNBC Media News
Oct 31, 2019

Hugh Grant hits back at UK finance minister in dispute over a handshake
Actor Hugh Grant has become embroiled in an unlikely argument with the U.K.'s finance minister over a handshake — or the lack of one — at a movie premiere.

CNBC Media News
Oct 15, 2019

Roku stock jumps 10% as company adds Apple TV app
Shares of Roku jumped Tuesday after the company announced that the Apple TV app is now available on its platform. This news proceeds the Nov. 1 launch of Apple's new streaming service, Apple TV .

CNBC Media News
Oct 15, 2019

One of the biggest reasons women aren't getting ahead at work, according to a new survey
The 'broken rung' problem is holding women back, says a new survey from McKinsey and Lean In.

CNBC Media News
Sep 25, 2019

Vox Media CEO hints at more media acquisitions on the horizon after NY Mag deal
Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff suggested more media consolidation is coming after the company acquired New York Media in an all-stock deal Tuesday.

CNBC Media News
Sep 16, 2019

Nike won its first 'outstanding commercial' Emmy in 17 years for an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick
A year after Nike's "Dream Crazy" campaign featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked heavy controversy, the company won the "outstanding commercial" award at Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

CNBC Media News
Sep 16, 2019

Nike wins an Emmy for 'Dream Crazy' ad featuring Colin Kaepernick
A year after Nike's "Dream Crazy" campaign sparked heavy controversy, the company won the "outstanding commercial" award at Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

CNBC Media News
Sep 05, 2019

TV networks need NFL ratings rebound to continue
The NFL is responsible for a huge portion of TV channel ratings, and the league's viewership increased last season for the first time since 2015.

CNBC Media News
Jul 14, 2019

NBA and NFL commissioners tell how they're turning to technology to draw in fans
At the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, the heads of top sports leagues gave examples of how they can use technology to excite fans.

CNBC Media News
Jul 12, 2019

At Sun Valley, execs agree that more tech regulation is inevitable, but breaking up Big Tech could backfire
Government regulation of the tech industry has been big topic of conversation at this year's Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. The consensus among executives we spoke to: Regulation is inevitable, but doing it right is tough, and breaking up the tech giants would be challenging and perhaps misguided.

CNBC Media News
Jul 12, 2019

At Sun Valley, execs agree more tech regulation is inevitable, but Big Tech breakups could backfire
Government regulation of the tech industry has been a big topic of conversation at this year's Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley.

CNBC Media News
Jun 21, 2019

If Facebook and Google don't fix their problems, advertising execs say they could go somewhere else
Ad executives at the annual Cannes Lions festival say Facebook and Google need to do more to clean up the content on their platforms.

CNBC Media News
Jun 18, 2019

Facebook launches a new cryptocurrency called Libra
Facebook will also create a new subsidiary, Calibra, to build a digital wallet for people to store and exchange the currency using apps.

CNBC Media News
Jun 12, 2019

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely watched video game
Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."

CNBC Media News
Jun 12, 2019

Shares of Nintendo tumble after it announces a delay in a closely-watched video game
Shares of Japanese video game maker Nintendo plunged on Wednesday after the company announced a delay in the launch of a highly-anticipated video game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons."

CNBC Media News
Jun 11, 2019

Pressure mounts on Russian authorities over arrested journalist
A public outcry has erupted in Russia following the charging of an investigative journalist in Russia with drug offences.

CNBC Media News
Jun 02, 2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill
Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill.

CNBC Media News
May 25, 2019

Stan Lee's former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend
The former manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on charges of elder abuse against the late comic book legend.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app: Many of tech's new disruptive ideas have social missions
As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California
As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app: Many of tech's best new ideas are not coming from California
As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California.

CNBC Media News
May 15, 2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it
Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees.

CNBC Media News
May 02, 2019

YouTube says forthcoming original series and specials will be free with ads
The tech company made the announcement Thursday night at its Brandcast event as part of the IAB Digital Content Newfronts.

CNBC Media News
Apr 25, 2019

It's the 'golden age of television,' says HBO Asia CEO
"Great times" are ahead for consumers of television content at the moment, according to the chief executive of HBO Asia.

CNBC Media News
Apr 25, 2019

Snap hired its first CMO as it tries to lure new users through advertising
Snap started its first major ad campaigns for Snapchat this year.

CNBC Media News
Apr 23, 2019

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019
Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations.

CNBC Media News
Apr 18, 2019

Ancestry is pulling ad with apparent slavery-era theme
Ancestry said it has removed the ad from YouTube and is pulling it from TV.

CNBC Media News
Apr 18, 2019

Hudson News chief James Cohen to buy National Enquirer
American Media said Thursday it is selling its tabloid the National Enquirer to James Cohen, chief executive officer of Hudson Media.

CNBC Media News
Apr 16, 2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about the rise of Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'the future of film'
Netflix shouldn't be worried about the streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings.

CNBC Media News
Apr 16, 2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film'
Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings.

CNBC Media News
Apr 12, 2019

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney
Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney.

CNBC Media News
Apr 10, 2019

National Enquirer's parent company says it's likely to sell the tabloid 'in the near future'
Earlier, The Washington Post reported that efforts to sell came after the hedge fund manager who controls American Media Inc. through his fund "became 'disgusted' with the Enquirer's reporting tactics."

CNBC Media News
Apr 09, 2019

Netflix reportedly eyeing Egyptian Theatre, in a move that would help it sidestep theater owners
Netflix is reportedly in talks to purchase the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

CNBC Media News
Apr 09, 2019

Netflix eyeing Egyptian Theatre, in a move that would help it sidestep theater owners
Netflix is reportedly in talks to purchase the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

CNBC Media News
Apr 05, 2019

Accenture just bought an indie ad agency, as boardrooms get serious about creative marketing
What Accenture Interactive means for consultancies' push into advertising.

CNBC Media News
Apr 04, 2019

Snap is taking on Apple in the multi-billion dollar mobile gaming business
Snap announced a new ad-supported gaming platform at an event Thursday, following Apple and Google into the gaming space.

CNBC Media News
Mar 22, 2019

Analyst Mark Mahaney says 'Stranger Things 3' is reason enough to buy Netflix in the short term
Ahead of Monday's anticipated announcement of an Apple streaming service, media giant Netflix shouldn't be too worried, Mahaney said.

CNBC Media News
Mar 21, 2019

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman on exactly how the company closed its pay gap
"In the great scheme of things," PayPal CEO Dan Schulman says of the $3 million expense to the company, "it's incredibly small."

CNBC Media News
Mar 20, 2019

Read the memo Disney CEO Bob Iger sent to employees after closing the $71 billion Fox deal
Thousands of layoffs are expected now that the deal has closed.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2019

Rent the Runway and West Elm are betting your next comforter will be a rental
Rent the Runway has transformed the way people think about buying — and owning — clothes. Now RTR has announced a partnership with Williams-Sonoma's West Elm brand to allow subscribers to rent soft home decor, including quilts, blankets and pillows.

CNBC Media News
Mar 12, 2019

HBO builds 'Game of Thrones' simulation for blood donations at SXSW
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the increasingly elaborate marketing "activations" media companies are setting up at SXSW 2019.

CNBC Media News
Feb 24, 2019

The Oscars are a battle of tech and media giants with Hollywood at a tipping point
This year's best picture award is a true toss-up, with Disney Marvel's "Black Panther" and Netflix's "Roma" both having good shots.

CNBC Media News
Feb 18, 2019

'Fortnite' is not the only problem that major video game firms are facing, analysts say
Analysts who spoke to CNBC mostly said the issues faced by the gaming heavyweights go beyond competition from the hugely popular Fortnite.

CNBC Media News
Feb 11, 2019

Reddit raised $300 million at a $3 billion valuation — now it's ready to take on Facebook and Google
Reddit wants to take digital ad market share away from Facebook and Google.

CNBC Media News
Feb 11, 2019

Activision Blizzard is reportedly planning to lay off hundreds
Bloomberg reported on Friday that Activision Blizzard, the video game publisher behind blockbuster franchises such as "Call of Duty," "Diablo" and "Warcraft," plans to announce jobs cuts on Tuesday.

CNBC Media News
Feb 07, 2019

Tim Armstrong is launching a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers
The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company", which will invest in startups in this space and work with these brands to help them scale, with their data and operational expertise.

CNBC Media News
Feb 07, 2019

Tim Armstrong launches a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers
The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company," which will invest in direct-to-consumer start-ups and work with these brands to help them scale.

CNBC Media News
Feb 02, 2019

How TikTok is climbing the download charts, taking on Snapchat and Twitter
TikTok boasts 500 million monthly actives users, compared with Twitter's 326 million, and poses a threat to Snapchat's core base.

CNBC Media News
Jan 30, 2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented'
"The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg told CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expectations on Wednesday.

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