| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:45 PM
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-...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 8:22 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:34 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 8:16 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:46 PM
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.
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...