Headquarters: 900 Sylvan Ave.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Chairman: Mark Hoffman
Division of NBCUniversal
CNBC is a leading cable business network, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 410 million homes worldwide, including more than 90 million households in the United States and Canada.
The network airs 15 hours of live business programming (weekdays from 4:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. ET) produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. CNBC also includes reports from its news bureaus worldwide in Midtown Manhattan, the NASDAQ MarketSite, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, London, Singapore and CNBC headquarters.
CNBC provides a mix of reality TV programs and documentaries in prime time.
The channel is known for its ticker at the bottom of the screen that displays real-time stock quotes during market hours.
Top anchors and personalities on CNBC include: Jim Kramer, Joe Kernen, Kelly Evans, Becky Quick, Bertha Coombs, Carl Quintanilla, Sue Herera, Bob Pisani, Melissa Lee and David Faber.
CNBC also has channels in Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Africa and CNBC World.
CNBC is part of NBCUniversal and reportedly one of the most profitable networks in the company behind USA Network.
The network was launched on April 17, 1989 and originally known as the Consumer News and Business Channel. It was jointly owned by NBC and Cablevision and based in Ft. Lee, NJ. CNBC acquired and merged with the Financial News Network in 1991 and the combined network expanded to over 40 million homes. Cablevision sold its 50% stake back to NBC following the deal.
CNBC became the first television network to broadcast live from the floor of the NYSE with a report from Maria Bartiromo in August 1995.
CNBC moved into a 350,000 square-foot headquarters building in Englewood Cliffs, NJ in 2002.
In 2015, Mark Hoffman was named Chairman of CNBC and is on the executive team of NBC Universal.