The buyer of that unit, which puts out 22 weekly hours of primetime programming, also would become part-owner of NBC’s six television stations and of CNBC, the network’s business news cable channel. G.E. would keep the profitable news, sports and daytime programming operations–for a short while. The magazine suggests these units are expendable, meaning G.E.
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