NBC Affiliates Excited About Comcast Announcement

By Andrew Gauthier 

Broadcasting & Cable

NBC affiliates mostly applaud Comcast’s corporate announcements for NBC today, appreciating the fact that the leadership in the departments they view as solid, such as news, were left in place, while those in need of fresh eyes, such as entertainment, will be getting just that.

“It looks like a fairly solid team,” says WCNC Charlotte President/General Manager Tim Morrissey. “I don’t think there were a lot of surprises there.”


Amidst the inherent concern over a cable giant acquiring a broadcaster, the station partners appreciate that newly named executives, such as Ted Harbert and Robert Greenblatt, have strong broadcast backgrounds. More…