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  1. Comcast Spent $5.7 Million on Lobbying in First Quarter

    7:14 am 6/21/2011

    The cable giant, which secured regulatory approval of its acquisition of a majority stake in NBCUniversal in late January, had spent $3.1 million in the same quarter a year earlier.Read more

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  2. Rory McIlroy’s U.S. Open Victory Doesn’t Boost Ratings

    11:19 am 6/20/2011

    Sunday’s coverage on NBC Sports rose double digits from Saturday, but was still down from last year’s Graeme McDowell victory.Read more

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  3. More Than 6 Million Viewers Watch Meredith Vieira's 'Today' Farewell

    3:32 pm 6/16/2011

    Vieira's swan song propels the NBC morning show to its biggest total viewer gain over rival 'Good Morning America' since January.Read more

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  4. Universal Sports Lands Distribution Deal With DirecTV

    3:24 pm 6/15/2011

    The network, which is part owned by NBC Universal and specializes in Olympic sports, comes on the heels of NBCUniversal’s $4.38 billion Olympic rights package.Read more

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  5. Bloomberg Takes Comcast Channel Placement Dispute to FCC

    7:37 am 6/13/2011


Bloomberg filed a channel “neighborhooding” complaint with the FCC, arguing
the cable giant is ignoring a condition placed on it in the NBCUniversal
deal, while Comcast reiterates that Bloomberg misinterpreted the condition.

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  6. U.S. Ad Spending Growth Slows to 4.4% in First Quarter

    5:00 am 6/13/2011

    Kantar Media reports the fifth consecutive quarter of growth despite a network TV decline and says the NBCUniversal deal made Comcast one of the top 10 marketers.Read more

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  7. NBCUniversal Executives Huddle for First Retreat Under Comcast

    2:00 pm 6/9/2011

    Topics of discussion include the successful cross-promotion of Universal Pictures animation-live-action hybrid "Hop" and NBC's "The Voice," as well as the recent acquisition of the rest of Universal theme parks from Blackstone.Read more

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  8. UFC Eyes Stake in G4 Network

    5:40 pm 6/8/2011

    The mixed martial arts company has also talked to other channels ahead of the expiration of its current deal with Viacom's Spike.Read more

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  9. Analyst: Olympics Price Tag May Bode Well for Broadcasters' NFL Renewals

    4:06 pm 6/8/2011

    The "muted inflation" of NBCUniversal's deal through 2020 suggests "that rights fee inflation for major professional sports doesn’t have to be crippling," says Lazard's Barton Crockett. Read more

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  10. How Will NBCUniversal's Olympics Deal Affect Comcast's Stock?

    6:41 am 6/8/2011

    One analyst says that it will lower his Comcast valuation by $430 million or less through 2020, calling the impact "very minor" at less than 1 percent of his current stock target price.Read more

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