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Stellar Quarter for Resurgent NBC Room for improvement as ad dollars continue to lag ratings growth

After years of ratings deflation took the wind out of its sails—er, sales—things are looking up at NBC. Revenue at the broadcast network soared 12 percent in the fourth quarter of…

January 28, 2014, 2:08 PM EST

Comcast's Brian Roberts Plays Down NBC Woes Says network will fare better under his management than GE

Only two days into full ownership of NBCUniversal, Comcast NBCU CEO Brian Roberts knows better than to step into the middle of the feud between Jay Leno and the network. "I…

March 21, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT

Broadcast Boom Lifts NBCU in Q4 Cable unit lags on poor ratings, lower ad sales revenues

Hours after Comcast shocked analysts by announcing it would accelerate its buyout of General Electric’s remaining stake in NBCUniversal, Brian Roberts affirmed that “the opportunities for growth and value-creation available…

February 13, 2013, 1:04 PM EST

How Comcast Scared Up All That GE Cash Deal to buy remaining 49 percent stake of NBCU will close by end of Q1

Comcast on Tuesday announced it will pay $16.7 billion to acquire the 49 percent stake in NBCUniversal owned by General Electric, a move that accelerates the buyout well ahead of…

February 12, 2013, 8:16 PM EST

Burke: NBC Profits 'Could Be Dramatically Higher' Exec cheered by early successes but says there’s 'long, long way to go'

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke on Friday (Oct. 26) told investors that he isn’t satisfied by recent improvements at the broadcast division. Speaking during Comcast’s third-quarter earnings call, Burke acknowledged that while…

October 26, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT

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