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  1. It's Official: Comcast Drops Time Warner Cable Deal

    3:22 am 4/24/2015

    "Today we move on," says chairman and CEO Brian Roberts. "We structured this deal so that if the government didn’t agree, we could walk away."Read more

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  2. Bill Carter on Covering 'SNL' and Lorne Michaels: "Many Lost Their Minds in Pursuit" of His Approval

    10:00 am 2/4/2015

    Writing for THR, with insight from Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey and Conan O'Brien, the longtime New York Times writer recounts 40 years of covering the show and its brash producer's bravado, taste and power over his talent.Read more

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  3. NBCUniversal CEO Sees "Challenge" for HBO Web Service, Cannibalization Risk

    5:37 am 10/23/2014

    "I don't think distributing directly to consumers via the Internet is an easy thing to do," says Steve Burke about HBO and CBS plans for online-only servicesRead more

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  4. Comcast CEO "Cautiously Optimistic" on Approval for Time Warner Cable Acquisition

    10:02 am 9/16/2014

    "The process is underway in earnest and we've got many states and local communities to already approve of the transfer," the exec stated on Tuesday Read more

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  5. Haim Saban: Time Warner Was 'Trimmed' for Takeover Bid

    12:38 pm 7/29/2014

    "Time will tell whether this was the right strategy or not," the billionaire media mogul said in a TV interview.Read more

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  6. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Extends Contract Through June 2015

    4:13 am 7/1/2014

    The cable giant and its boss have announced one-year extensions ever since a 2005 employment pact was signed. Read more

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  7. Les Moonves, Bob Iger Among 2013's Highest-Paid CEOs

    7:22 am 5/27/2014

    Also among the top-billed executives are Viacom's Philippe Dauman, Discovery's David Zaslav, Time Warner's Jeffrey Bewkes and Comcast's Brian Roberts.Read more

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  8. Comcast CEO Grilled Over Company Politics, Employee Wages at Shareholders Meeting

    7:29 am 5/21/2014

    After Brian Roberts boasted about Jimmy Fallon and other ratings bonanzas, he faced angry Chicago workers demanding higher wages and MSNBC viewers complaining about the network's liberal bent.Read more

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  9. NBCUniversal First-Quarter Financials Rise Amid Profitable Sochi Olympics

    1:26 am 4/22/2014

    UPDATED: The Winter Games boosted TV ratings, revenue and profit at the entertainment company owned by cable giant Comcast, which reported its second quarterly video subscriber increase in a row.Read more

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  10. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Earned $31.4 Million in 2013

    2:44 pm 4/11/2014

    Stephen Burke, the president and CEO of NBCUniversal, made $31.1 million, up from $26.3 million.Read more

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