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Comcast to buy GE's 49 pct stake in NBCUniversal

Comcast & NBCUniversal

Comcast says it's buying General Electric's 49 percent stake in NBCUniversal joint venture for $16.7 billion.


NBC News President Resigns

NBC News President Steve Capus is stepping down, six months after NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke named Pat Fili-Krushel to oversee the company's news operations.


NBCUniversal lays off about 450 in budget cuts

NBCUniversal is laying off about 450 people, or roughly 1.5 percent of its workforce of about 30,000, in a round of belt-tightening that began in September.


Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture


NBC is buying Microsoft's 50 percent interest in the MSNBC website for an undisclosed amount. MSNBC.com will be rebranded as NBCNews.com, and readers who logged into MSNBC.com late Sunday were automatically redirected to NBCNews.com.


Tribune CEO: Jeff Zucker Reportedly Leading Candidate To Head Troubled Company

Tribune Co. owners are again casting around for candidates to lead the troubled media outfit, which has been in Chapter 11 for more than three years. Former NBCUniversal boss Jeff Zucker is a leading candidate to run the debt-plagued newspaper and TV station company, sources said.


NBCUniversal agrees to buy Blackstone’s stake in Universal Orlando for $1.03 billion

Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in Universal Orlando to Comcast-controlled NBCUniversal for $1.03 billion.


Comcast completes NBC Universal merger

Comcast completes NBC Universal merger

Comcast Corp has completed its takeover of NBC Universal, creating a $30 billion media behemoth that controls not just how television shows and movies are made but how they are delivered to people's homes.


FCC chairman seeks conditions on Comcast, NBC deal

The head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed regulatory conditions Thursday to ensure that cable giant Comcast Corp. cannot stifle video competition once it takes control of NBC Universal....


Netflix Adds Saturday Night Live and Other NBC Shows

Netflix and NBC Universal have struck a deal to load the streaming video site with tons of content from both NBC and its family of cable networks, including all 35 seasons of Saturday Night Live, and new episodes of the sketch comedy show the day after air.Saturday Night Live just aired its season premiere last night, but were not seeing the episode on Netflix. Apparently the deal hasnt been executed just yet.The day-after premiere episodes will continue through 2012, but neither Netflix nor NBC specified how long the other content deals will last.


Comcast COO Burke takes top spot at NBC Universal

Comcast COO Burke takes top spot at NBC Universal

Comcast Chief Operating Officer Steve Burke will succeed Jeff Zucker as the new CEO of NBC Universal later this year, when Comcast takes control of the broadcaster.

Senh: This guy looks angry.


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