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NBCUniversal sees growth in theme parks and movie studio

NBCUniversal sees growth in theme parks and movie studio

NBCUniversal revenue last year increased 7.5% to $25.4 billion with improvements at the NBC broadcast network, cable channels and theme parks. "We still believe we have significant upside," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke told Wall Street analysts Tuesday during a conference call to discuss earnings for parent Comcast Corp. "One of the big drivers is theme parks, and film is a driver as well," Burke said. "The movie business is on a roll." The picture is indeed improving at Universal Pictures, which recorded its most profitable year in the Los Angeles film studio's history -- despite revenue dropping 8% to $5 billion for the year. The...

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