News tagged with nbc

Comcast, NBC to sell 1 TV station in Los Angeles

(AP) -- NBC Universal will sell one of the three Los Angeles stations it owns as cable TV provider Comcast Corp. tries to clear regulatory hurdles so it can acquire a controlling stake in the entertainment company.

May 10, 2010
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FCC extends deadline in Comcast-NBC deal

The US Federal Communications Commission on Friday extended the deadline for public comments on the proposed purchase of NBC Universal by cable television giant Comcast.

Apr 17, 2010
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House Democrats challenge Comcast, NBC on deal

(AP) -- House Democrats are challenging executives from Comcast and NBC Universal to show that the cable TV operator's plan to take control of the NBC media empire won't hurt consumers and competitors.

Feb 04, 2010
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Comcast CEO says law protects rivals in NBC deal

(AP) -- Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts says existing law would prevent the cable TV operator from denying satellite TV companies and other rivals access to NBC Universal programming on reasonable terms.

Jan 27, 2010
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To get NBC, Comcast still has persuading to do

(AP) -- Before Comcast Corp. can transform the entertainment business by taking control of NBC Universal, it must convince Washington that the plan won't hurt rivals and consumers. And the promises the cable company has ...

Jan 24, 2010
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GE to buy $345 mln of ads from NBC Universal

(AP) -- General Electric Co. has promised to buy at least $345 million in advertising from NBC Universal over five years after selling a controlling stake in the entertainment company to Comcast Corp., according to a regulatory ...

Dec 04, 2009
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Comcast, NBC deal will face tough antitrust review

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. will likely have to accept substantial conditions if the cable TV provider wants to win regulatory approval for control of NBC Universal's broadcast network, cable channels and movie ...

Dec 02, 2009
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GE, Vivendi talks over NBC Universal stretch on

(AP) -- A deal for Comcast Corp. to buy a controlling stake in NBC Universal and create one of the most powerful media companies in the world is taking longer than expected as the current owners tussle over ...

Nov 20, 2009
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Comcast exploring stake in NBC

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. is in negotiations to buy 20 percent to 50 percent of NBC Universal, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

Oct 01, 2009
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Details scant in venture with IAC, NBC's Silverman

(AP) -- A new venture that NBC Entertainment co-chairman Ben Silverman is leaving the network to form with Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp promises better integration of ad campaigns by involving advertisers ...

Jul 27, 2009
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