CBS, Fox Profess Apathy Toward NBC-Comcast

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

NBC Universal needn’t worry about a couple of its primary competitors trying to derail its merger with Comcast. It seems that Fox and CBS don’t much care.

“From a macro perspective, I’m certainly not troubled by it,” Chase Carey, News Corp.’s deputy chairman, president and COO, said Wednesday at the Milken Institute Global Conference.


“Being that NBC is in fourth place, we sort of don’t like anything to change,” CBS president and CEO Les Moonves joked.

“It will become a very powerful company,” he continued. “There are other people out there that are worried that there may be some trade problems with that. I don’t feel that way.” More…