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  1. Comcast to Reclassify Non-Voting Special Stock Into Voting Shares

    4:40 am 10/26/2015

    Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts and his family will continue to control the cable company via ownership of preferred stock that accounts for 33.3 percent of voting rights. Read more

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  2. Bob Iger, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mark Zuckerberg Dine With President Obama, China's President at State Dinner

    2:12 pm 9/25/2015

    A crowd of Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights gathered in Washington for the black-tie affair, as Obama privately pushed President Xi Jinping to do more to end cyber attacks and piracy. Read more

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  3. Michael Wolff on Comcast and Cat Videos: Cable's Play for BuzzFeed

    7:00 am 8/27/2015

    NBCUniversal's $200 million bet hopes to blur the distinction between television and web media as execs Brian Roberts and Steve Burke expand their sphere of influence.Read more

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  4. Ralph Roberts, Comcast Founder, Dies at 95

    7:31 am 6/19/2015

    The father of chairman and CEO Brian Roberts was one of the pioneers of the U.S. cable industry.Read more

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  5. TV Ratings Nail-Biter: CBS Gaining Ground on NBC as Season Enters Home Stretch

    5:00 am 5/6/2015

    No new hits and 'The Blacklist's' ineffectual move to Thursday erases a Super Bowl-fueled lead heading into the calendar's final weeks.Read more

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  6. Peter Chernin Defends Periscope, Talks Future of Pay TV Bundle

    9:56 am 5/5/2015

    The former Fox top executive, who sits on the board of Twitter, says the social media firm's video streaming app had "no intention" to enable piracy.Read more

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  7. Comcast CEO Touts NBC Turnaround, Talks M&A Outlook After Failed Time Warner Cable Deal

    4:16 am 5/4/2015

    Brian Roberts says the NBCUniversal broadcast TV unit's improved trends have "really taken hold."Read more

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  8. What's Next After the Failed $45B Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    5:00 am 4/29/2015

    Comcast looks like a buyer (Netflix?) and TWC a target (Charter), but the tables could turn quickly.Read more

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  9. 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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  10. 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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