Ex-NBC CEO Wright On NBCU Spinoff: It Wouldn’t Surprise Me

By Dylan Comment

wright_fortune.jpgTwo (relative) bombshells from Tim Arango‘s interview with outgoing NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright in next month’s issue of Fortune:

Early next year Time Warner can separate its cable business from its content businesses without incurring a large tax liability — an event, he says, that could spur efforts to combine NBC Universal and Time Warner, parent of Fortune’s publisher. “It would be a great combination,” he says.


Arango: Over the years GE (Charts) has considered spinning off NBC. Would you be surprised if in three to five years NBC Universal was not part of GE?

Wright: I wouldn’t be surprised. …

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