‘Dora the Explorer’ Exec Fired in Nickelodeon Drama

Falling ratings for Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer have caused a shakeup at the network. The latest twist in the drama is the ouster of exec Brown Johnson. More 

DirecTV Customers Get Back MTV, SpongeBob and …

DirecTV customers can once again access 17 Viacom channels taken from them two weeks ago. Channels in MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. More 

Cure TV’s Nuttiness With a la Carte Pricing

Industry battles over carriage fees, such as the Dish-Viacom brawl, mask a bigger issue. Why should consumers pay for channels they don't want? More 

Viacom Channels to be Dropped by DirectTV

DirectTV has failed to come to terms with Viacom over carriage fees for its cable stations and the channels may go dark until an agreement can be reached. More 

Two News Corps Mean Double the Murdoch

Splitting the strong entertainment business from the weak publishing side makes sense for shareholders -- but that's no panacea. More 

Highlights from Apple CEO at All Things Digital Conference

Ever secretive, Tim Cook still let out a few juicy tidbits during a wide-ranging interview, such as Apple prefers partnerships to takeovers. More 

Forget Facebook: What’s Warren Buffett See in GM and Viacom?

Brands and value explain Berkshire Hathaway's new stakes in the auto and media giants, as his new lieutenants learn to bend it like Buffett. More