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Brian L. Roberts

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  • Comcast is ending bid for Time Warner Cable

    Comcast is ending bid for Time Warner Cable
    Comcast Corp. is pulling the plug on its $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, conceding it had little chance of overcoming stiff resistance from regulators, lawmakers and consumers who mobilized to block the merger. The deal collapsed after high-...
  • Desire to protect Internet video killed Comcast-Time Warner deal

    Desire to protect Internet video killed Comcast-Time Warner deal
    NEW YORK (AP) — What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV. A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent...
  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke received a slightly more handsome compensation package in 2014 than his boss, Brian Roberts, who is the chairman and chief executive of Comcast Corp. Last year, Burke was awarded a compensation package valued...
  • Comcast forms venture firm with CFO Michael Angelakis

    Comcast forms venture firm with CFO Michael Angelakis
    Comcast Corp. is forming a venture capital firm with more than $4 billion in assets that will be run by the company's longtime chief financial officer, Michael Angelakis. Angelakis, one of Comcast's most experienced and prominent executives, will step...
  • NBCUniversal sees growth in theme parks and movie studio

    NBCUniversal revenue last year increased 7.5% to $25.4 billion with improvements at the NBC broadcast network, cable channels and theme parks. "We still believe we have significant upside," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke told Wall Street...
  • Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track

    Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track
    Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said Tuesday he expects the federal government will approve his company's $45-billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable and that the deal will be complete by this summer. "We are excited about the merger," Roberts told...
  • Universal Orlando will open King Kong attraction, Comcast execs confirm

    Universal Orlando will open King Kong attraction, Comcast execs confirm
    A new King Kong attraction will open at Universal Orlando, Comcast Corp. executives confirmed Tuesday. The attraction only got a brief mention during a call with analysts to discuss fourth-quarter earnings. Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis...
  • Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'

    Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'
    Comcast Corp.'s national reputation for shaky customer service was rocked again Thursday, and in a particularly unseemly and profane fashion. A customer in Spokane, Wash., said the Philadelphia-based cable-TV giant changed his first name on his bill and...
  • Kemba Walker Out 6 Weeks After Knee Surgery, Hornets say

    Kemba Walker Out 6 Weeks After Knee Surgery, Hornets say
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets expect point guard Kemba Walker to miss a minimum of six weeks after having surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. Walker had surgery on Wednesday in New York, the team said. If Walker...
  • Hornets End Knicks 3-Game Winning Streak

    Hornets End Knicks 3-Game Winning Streak
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from...