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Will “30 Rock” Be Renamed the “Comcast Building?” Updates and Reactions on the Comcast-NBC Deal

Yesterday afternoon, Comcast announced they’d buy out GE’s remaining share of NBC for $16.7 billion, meaning TV programming and distribution are at last united. Here’s […]

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Comcast Buys the Rest of NBC From General Electric

We already told you today how Comcast’s ownership of NBC had lifted the parent company to newly profitable heights. Well, that was when Comcast owned […]

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NBC Expected to Lift Comcast Quarterly Earnings

Turns out that NBC is suddenly not such a drag on the fortunes of its (relatively) new owner, Philadelphia-based Comcast: The Peacock Network’s relatively strong […]

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Two Years Later, How’s the Comcast-NBC Merger Working Out?

Those of us who don’t follow business news all that closely may nonetheless be dimly aware that Philadelphia-based Kabletown purchased NBC from G.E. two years […]

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Comcast’s New X1 Cable Looks Nifty

So, Comcast. We meet again. It’s not that we don’t stay in touch. It’s just usually me that’s reaching out—either because my DVR is on […]

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Comcast’s David Cohen Meets With Gun Violence Task Force

The Hill reports that David L. Cohen, Comcast’s executive vice president, is meeting today with Joe Biden’s gun violence task force. Also expected at the […]

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Comcast Now Third-Largest Advertiser in the Country

Finishing behind only Procter & Gamble and General Motors in ad spending, Comcast was the third largest advertiser in the country last quarter. That’s up […]

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Comcast to Rake in $263 Million Very Soon

Sprint is planning on buying up Clearwire, a mobile broadband provider that created the 4G technology you might just be using to read this. How […]

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The Top 10 Philly Lobbyists of 2012

Far and away, the biggest spender was the American Beverage Association. Now that a soda tax has twice been defeated in city council, in 2010 […]

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Unlike My Cable, Comcast Turnaround of NBC Actually Worked

Brian Roberts isn’t so wacky after all. With the fall sweeps period about to end, it appears that the long-flagging network, which Comcast acquired in […]

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NBC to Host Hurricane Benefit Concert With Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and Others

NBC has announced that it will host a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert featuring musicians from some of the areas hit hardest by the storm. Bruce […]

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David Cohen Is Comcast’s Rock Star and Secret Weapon

While you were boarding up your windows down the shore and heading for high ground as Sandy approached on Monday, the Washington Post ran a […]

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These Philadelphia VIPs Donated Over $1.7 Million to Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Since 2011

With the debates officially and thankfully behind us and Election Day just around the corner, we thought we would see who is giving what to […]

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NBC Has TV’s Most Expensive Ad Slots

Comcast has been crushing it since taking over at NBC. They’ve emerged from the ratings basement, turned a profit on the Olympics, and now their […]

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Comcast Helps NBC Finally Climb Out of the Ratings Basement

You may have been too busy watching The Voice this season to realized that NBC is kicking ass in the ratings. Comcast’s television limb has […]