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Surprise Shakeup At Universal

10th September 2013

Despite the fact that the top executives at Universal Pictures had been responsible for making the studio the No. 2...

Who's Watching Al Jazeera America?

29th August 2013

There was much tongue wagging after it was reported that Al Jazeera America had gone on the air last week...

At Comcast, Minions Rule

1st August 2013

Who needs to worry about a struggling TV network like NBC when you've got minions working for you? That question...

Cbs's Eye May Shut On Time Warner Subscribers

19th July 2013

Time Warner Cable subscribers may see the nation's most-watched network disappear from their screens after 11:59 p.m. on July 24...

Lone Ranger Flop Fails To Hurt Disney Stock

9th July 2013

Go figure. Despite the fact that some analysts were predicting that Disney might have to take a $150-190 million write-off...

Comcast No. 1 Cable Operator Worldwide

3rd June 2013

Comcast, which owns NBC, is the No. 1 cable operator in the world with almost 22 million subscribers, according to...

Time Warner Cable May Take Stake In Hulu

16th May 2013

The parent companies of Fox TV, ABC, and NBC may have a new partner in operating Hulu, the video website...

Chicago Sports Anchor Fired Over Web Video

8th May 2013

What appeared to be an innocent -- albeit humorous -- blooper by a reporter for Comcast's SportsNet that went viral...

Media Companies Issue Mixed Earnings Reports

2nd May 2013

Media companies were issuing a flood of second-quarter earnings reports, most of them displaying very mixed results. Viacom, for example,...

Analyst: Cable Operators Likely To Welcome Aereo

3rd April 2013

Cable companies could find that they have a mighty ally, Barry Diller's Aereo, in their battle with broadcasters over retransmission...

Comcast Bags The Whole Peacock

13th February 2013

Comcast has purchased from GE the 49 percent of NBCUniversal that it does not own, giving it full control of...

Time Warner Cable Channels Buoy Conglomerate

7th February 2013

Time Warner may be the only media conglomerate among the top five -- the others are Comcast (NBC), News Corp...

Twc Dumps Current Tv After Sale To Al-jazeera

3rd January 2013

Within hours of learning that Al Jazeera had acquired Current TV, Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on the channel,...

Cable Operators May Put A Lid On Soaring Sports Costs

20th November 2012

While cable and satellite operators have long complained about the cost of so-called retransmission consent fees -- the fees demanded...

Cablers Charging More For Internet Alone Than For Bundle With Tv

14th November 2012

Cable companies are fighting back against subscribers who want to cut the cord -- drop their TV service and watch...

Nbc Comeback Shines In Comcast's Third-quarter Results

26th October 2012

esults for the new season barely made it into its third-quarter count, but Comcast said today (Friday) that its NBC...

Nbc Comeback Shines In Comcast's Third-quarter Results

26th October 2012

esults for the new season barely made it into its third-quarter count, but Comcast said today (Friday) that its NBC...

Cable Companies Dive Into Video Gaming

26th September 2012

Cable-TV settop boxes may soon become video-game devices, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon...

Cable Companies Dive Into Video Gaming

26th September 2012

Cable-TV settop boxes may soon become video-game devices, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon...

Report Leno's Tonight Is Barely Breaking Even

28th August 2012

NBC's Tonight show, which once contributed $100 million annually to NBC's bottom line, is now "barely breaking even," the Los...

Leno Responds To Budget Cuts -- In His Monologue

22nd August 2012

Jay Leno responded Tuesday to reports that NBC has steeply cut the budget of the Tonight show and that Leno...

Leno And Tonight Back To 2009

20th August 2012

For Jay Leno and the Tonight show, it must have seemed like 2009 all over again. That was the year...

Olympics On Tv -- Nobody's A Winner

7th August 2012

The Olympics are becoming a ratings bonanza internationally for the stations and networks carrying them; they are also crushing every...

Despite Major Losses, Comcast Reports Solid Earnings Overall

2nd August 2012

Comcast shareholders had every reason to suspect a dismal third-quarter report on Wednesday. After all, Comcast's movie studio, Universal, released...

At Olympics, Nbc Collects More Gold (Or Green) Than Expected

2nd August 2012

NBC, which had previously said that it expected to take a loss of around $100-200 million on its Olympics coverage,...

Report Universal's Meyer To Be "Kicked Upstairs"

1st August 2012

Comcast plans to replace Universal chief Ron Meyer with DreamWorks' Stacey Snider after the Olympics, the New York Post reported...

No End In Sight For Viacom-directv Stand-off

19th July 2012

Analysts are expressing surprise that the carriage dispute between Viacom and DirecTV has now gone into a second week with...

Microsoft Drops Out Of Msnbc.com

16th July 2012

Hit the delete key on the "MS" in MSNBC.com. Comcast, which owns NBC Universal, has acquired from Microsoft the 50...

Nbcuniversal Looking Healthier Under Comcast

2nd May 2012

It goes without saying that owning the television network that broadcasts the Super Bowl can be beneficial to a company's...

Nbc Universal Chief Loses A Third Of His Pay

23rd April 2012

NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke had his compensation slashed by more than a third in 2011, according to an SEC...

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