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Brian L. Roberts

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  • Former Time Warner Cable CEO and industry leader Glenn Britt dies

    Glenn Britt, a former chairman and chief executive of Time Warner Cable and a leader in the pay-television industry for many years, died of cancer Wednesday at his New York City home at the age of 65. Britt, who retired from Time Warner Cable last year,...
  • David Geffen makes Vanity Fair's top 10 best-dressed billionaires list

    David Geffen makes Vanity Fair's top 10 best-dressed billionaires list
    Vanity Fair, the magazine that can't resist bestowing its "best-dressed" imprimatur on the world's rich and famous, has doubled down on the "rich" part of the equation this month and released a top 10 list of best-dressed billionaires. The list includes...
  • 'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.

    'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.
    After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom. The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Extends Contract By a Year

    Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts has extended his contract at the cable giant by a year, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. His new contract will expire on June 30, 2015 and continues the media executive's habit of...
  • 'Community' dodges death; 'Transformers' box office controversy

    'Community' dodges death; 'Transformers' box office controversy
    After the coffee. Before figuring out whose July 4 party to crash. The Skinny: This is the last Morning Fix before the July 4 holiday so savor it. I'm taking a little break and willl be back in action July 7. Tuesday's roundup includes debate over...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • 'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...
  • Comcast-TW Cable: Whirlwind of Talks, Shifting Alliances Led to Deal

    A 300-plus page proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission offers intriguing detail on the fast-moving negotiations that led to Comcast's $45.2 billion merger pact with Time Warner Cable. Thursday's filing underscores the windfall that is...
  • Legendary Backs 'Jurassic World,' Signs TV Deal with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (EXCLUSIVE)

    While Legendary Entertainment will unleash its version of "Godzilla" this month, the company has officially come on board to back two other monster movies with new studio partner Universal Pictures, "Jurassic World" and "Dracula Untold." The films are...
  • Netflix Signs Deal with Suddenlink, in Largest U.S. Cable Operator Pact So Far

    Suddenlink Communications, a cable operator with about 1.2 million TV customers across its footprint, has signed an agreement with Netflix to offer the streaming-video service through TiVo set-tops. The Netflix pact with the MSO comes after three smaller...