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Topic: NBCUniversal

Meredith Baker Exits Comcast for Wireless Lobby

Wants CTIA to be the 'go to' organization on communication issues

Meredith Attwell Baker, the former Federal Communications commissioner who caused a stir when she left the agency to lobby for Comcast months after the agency approved the NBCUniversal deal, is…

Mind the Gap: NBCU’s Burke Looks to Make Waves in the Upfront

Peacock poised to strike

After spending the better part of the last 10 years at the very bottom of the broadcast ratings hierarchy, NBC is on pace to claim victory for the 2013-14 TV…

NBCU’s Steve Burke Declares Victory

Asks to be judged on 18-49 performance, suggests better measurement

“We don’t want you to think that we were trying to hide or conceal anything but we didn’t want to talk about what we were doing. [We wanted] instead [to]…

Chelsea Handler Wants Everyone to Know She's Looking for a Job

Lately host still has 9 months left on her contract

Chelsea Handler is going to leave her show on E! at the end of the year, her manager told The Hollywood Reporter as loudly as possible, proclaiming as well that…

Hulu Hires Another High-Level Traditional TV Exec

Former Warner Horizon TV boss Craig Erwich will head content

Hulu is doubling down on originals, if its new hire is anything to go by: the over-the-top service has snagged Warner Horizon TV executive Craig Erwich just as his contract…

DailyCandy, Television Without Pity to Shut Down Next Week

Former investor argues 'a brand is a terrible thing to waste'

DailyCandy and Television Without Pity are headed to the Internet graveyard next week. Today's sudden announcement wasn’t only surprising for fans of the lifestyle and television news staples. One DailyCandy editor…

E! Green-Lights The Royals Starring Elizabeth Hurley

Upfront slate includes plastic surgery reality show, resort competition

It's finally happening: E!'s scripted series, The Royals, will grace its viewers with its presence in 2015. A one-hour drama by Mark Schwahn about the British royal family and starring…

NBCUniversal Digital Is in Review

Account is at Ignited

NBCUniversal is reviewing the digital work currently handled by Ignited, El Segundo, Calif., which was awarded the business in January 2009, sources said. The assignment covers digital efforts covering NBC broadcast…

Yep, Sarah Palin Is Getting Her Own Digital Network

Jon Klein and Jeff Gaspin's Tapp will feature the Alaskan pundit

If the WWE can do it, why can't Sarah Palin? The Fox News contributor and not-quite-one-term former governor of Alaska has been tapped for a channel called Rogue TV on…

Independent Cable Networks Don't Agree on Comcast-TWC Merger

Is it good for the little guy or not?

As Comcast prepares to add millions more subscribers to its already vast base, there's one group particularly vulnerable to this newest and biggest player: independent cable networks. These folks don't have…

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