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Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts might run the nation's largest entertainment and cable TV company, but he ranks in the middle of the media pack in terms of salary and perks. Roberts received $29 million in compensation last year, an increase...
After the coffee. Before figuring out why I say yes when I should say no. The Skinny: I was watching an episode of "The Office" last night (guessing it was a rerun) and the character of Angela came thisclose to saying the dreaded "f-word." Can you get...
After the coffee. Before watching some more midseason pilots. The Skinny: I'm doing my best to find some news for you folks but it is pretty slow out there. Of course, most of you aren't reading me this week anyway because you're having fun! I'm not...
Company TownComcast's first-quarter profit jumped 30% to $1.22 billion. Revenue came in at $14.88 billion....
Company TownTop Comcast Corp. executives received smaller compensation packages last year. Chief Executive Brian Roberts collected $26.9 million -- a decrease of 13.2% from 2010. Steve Burke, now chief executive of NBCUniversal, saw his earnings plummet 32%. Burke...
VarietyWhy, in the name of Honey Boo Boo, is cable television still alive and well? Now that the four biggest publicly traded MSOs have reported first quarter earnings, their stocks are up across the board. Based on May 14 closing prices, Comcast shares are 45%...
AP Business WriterCEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up. The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier that was aided by a rising stock market, according to an analysis by...
There's a famous story, perhaps apocryphal, that pundit Chris Matthews and others tell about former politician Bill Bradley. The featured guest at a banquet, Bradley asked for a second pat of butter and was rebuffed by the waiter, who insisted each...
Brian Roberts of Forest Hill has been named executive producer of MotorWeek, Maryland Public Television's long-running national automotive series. In his new role, Roberts will oversee all aspects of the daily production of the PBS show that airs weekly...
Starz's future a bellwether for premium cable: Bizzers, Wall Streeters speculate about company's post-spinoff fateVarietyWhat's in the cards for Starz? After its separation from parent company Liberty Media is complete, the fate of Starz will be a bellwether of how Wall Streeters and media moguls view the long-term prospects of the premium cable biz. Liberty confirmed...
Brian’s Baseball Bash — a fundraiser for the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital hosted by Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts — has been canceled for the second straight year, organizers announced Friday. The event has...
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Variety"Battleship" sank Universal profits last quarter, although earnings at parent company, media giant Comcast, surged by more than 30% to $1.3 billion. Total revenue grew 6% to $15.2 billion. The cable operations are adding broadband subscribers fast and...
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