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Digital Full Episodes A Draw in Upfront, NBCU's Naylor Says

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The biggest draw in digital video during the upfronts was for content in full-episode players, says Peter Naylor, EVP Digital Media Sales at NBC Univ...

Comcast Announces New Service

AP | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cable TV giant Comcast is launching a new subscription video service that will enable its customers to instantly view movies and...

NBC Scraps Incredibly Expensive Plans To Build Studio

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Media

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — NBCUniversal and a developer have scrapped plans to build a $750 million office and TV broadcasting center in Southern...

MSNBC Anchors Begin Disclosing Bain Capital Connection

Posted 02.29.2012 | Media

MSNBC anchors like Ed Schultz and Andrea Mitchell have started to disclose parent company NBC Universal's ties to Bain Capital, the private investment...

Jeff Zucker's Final NBCU Observations

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jack Myers

Just a few days before stepping down as CEO of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker responded to questions at the NATPE Conference. His valedictory observations are relevant and important.

NBCU's Jeff Zucker Launches Charm Offensive

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Within the next hour, Jeff Zucker will be sitting down with Los Angeles-based showbiz journalists for one of his annual off-the-record sessions. But t...

Geeks Rule: Why Media Ownership Still Matters

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

After years of clearly destructive consolidation and lawsuits, the FCC will hold a public hearing next week to debate modifying the existing anti-trust regulations for print and broadcast outlets. Does any of this matter any more?

Will Your ISP Become Your TV? The Comcast NBCU Merger

Lowell Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lowell Peterson

A central concern raised by the merger's critics is that one company will have too much influence if it controls both the production and the distribution of media.

Schools Must Stop Spying on Students : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 24, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

As the Comcast-NBCU merger nears approval, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is calling for Comcast to continue to make NBC programs available for fre...

Jeff Zucker: Market Has Reached Bottom

Broadcasting & Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker said Thursday that while the overall marketplace is still challenged, he thinks it may have bottomed out....

AT&T, Verizon at odds over DTV delay : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 13, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

President-elect Barack Obama's plan to delay the DTV transition may postpone the switch 90 days. Currently, Senator Jay Rockefeller is preparing the...

Cyber Monday Sales Up 15%: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer December 4, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The WSJ is reporting that former AOL Chief Executive Jonathan Miller maybe purchasing Yahoo for between $28-30 billion, roughly $22 a share. Yahoo'...

Television Unplugged? The Verdict on This Year's TV Upfronts

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weinstein

Think of it as the Big Bang of Video.