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Brian L. Roberts

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  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion stock deal for Time Warner Cable would create a media juggernaut with revenue approaching $100 billion and more than 30 million customers, including more than 1.5 million in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. "We view...
  • Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.

    Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.
    After the coffee. Before checking out Season 2 of "House of Cards." The Skinny: I was so tired by the end of Thursday that I skipped a "House of Cards" screening and party in favor of coming home and watching two episodes of "Girls." Maybe that was...
  • Comcast's deal for Time Warner Cable left Charter out in the cold

    Comcast's deal for Time Warner Cable left Charter out in the cold
    Comcast Corp. may seem like a white knight to Time Warner Cable, but the folks at Charter Communications probably consider it more of a snake in the grass. Charter, which last month made an unsolicited bid for Time Warner Cable, had been talking with...
  • WGA wants to stop Comcast/Time Warner Cable wedding

    WGA wants to stop Comcast/Time Warner Cable wedding
    The Writers Guild of America, long a fierce opponent of media consolidation, has given a thumbs-down to the proposed merger between Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable. Comcast Corp. reached an agreement Thursday to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal...
  • Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval

    Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval
    Comcast Corp. expects a fight from media watchdogs over its $45.2-billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable but is confident that the sale will receive approval from lawmakers and regulators. "We believe this transaction is approvable," Comcast Chief...
  • Comcast calls Time Warner Cable merger 'pro-consumer.' Really?

    So will Comcast's roughly $45-billion merger with Time Warner Cable be good for consumers? To no one's surprise, Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts said Thursday that the answer is a resounding yes. Consumers will be the big winners here, he said....
  • Comcast halts subscriber losses; NBCUniversal profit soars

    Comcast halts subscriber losses; NBCUniversal profit soars
    Cable giant Comcast Corp. proved why it is the envy of the cable industry Tuesday, announcing that profit soared 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter and that it had put the brakes on a troublesome trend of customer losses. For the three months ended Dec....
  • Charter to nominate new board of directors for Time Warner Cable

    Charter to nominate new board of directors for Time Warner Cable
    Having failed in its initial effort to buy Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications now wants to take over the company's board of directors. On Tuesday Charter announced a slate of directors it will nominate to Time Warner Cable's board at its annual...
  • Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games

    Advertisers make $900-million bet on Olympic Winter Games
    The lighting of the Olympic flame in Russia will launch a nearly $900-million bet by U.S. advertisers that this year's Winter Games will become a feel-good event for television audiences. Leading up to Friday's official opening of the XXII Olympic...
  • Pelicans' Jrue Holiday out indefinitely because of stress fracture

    Pelicans' Jrue Holiday out indefinitely because of stress fracture
    New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is out indefinitely after it was determined he had a stress fracture in his right tibia, the team announced Friday. The fifth-year veteran out of UCLA and North Hollywood Campbell Hall High is averaging 14.3...
  • Comcast and Twitter create new feature to watch TV

    Comcast and Twitter create new feature to watch TV
    Comcast Corp. has struck a partnership with Twitter to try to capitalize on the huge volume of social media conversations that occur about TV shows. Twitter has turned out to be a digital water cooler with thousands of people around the country...