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  • Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando

    Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando
    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions is opening a North American office in Orlando. It is IAAPA's fourth regional office, joining ones in Hong Kong, Brussels and Mexico City. Richard Jackson is the new vice president of...
  • Inside Jeff Shell's First Year at Universal

    When Jeff Shell was announced as the new boss of Universal one year ago, skeptics predicted a stressful transition, given the executive's inexperience on the Hollywood firing line. They were right and they were wrong. In year one, Shell has navigated his...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: Lots of growth ahead for Universal theme parks

    Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: Lots of growth ahead for Universal theme parks
      Universal's theme park business is hotter than a fire-breathing dragon. The chief executive officer of Universal's parent company, Comcast Corp., talked to analysts a little bit about it on Thursday. "There's not only a great return on investment,...
  • Comcast agrees to carry Univision Deportes sports network

    Cable giant Comcast Corp. has agreed to add Spanish-language sports channel Univision Deportes to its programming lineup. The deal comes amid strife between the two companies, heightened with Comcast's proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable....
  • 'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division

    'Meet the Press' transition is only the latest gaffe for Comcast's NBC news division
    As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC, particularly the controversy...
  • Authors' Protest of Amazon Shows That Bigger Isn't Always Better in Business

    When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...
  • Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

    Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable...
  • Comcast CEO Roberts Wants NBCU Cable to Produce 'Breaking Bad'-Size Hit

    Comcast CEO Brian Roberts expressed a desire for NBCUniversal's cable networks division to deliver a buzz-worthy, breakout hit on the order of AMC's "Breaking Bad," and cited growing competition across the TV landscape as slowing revenue growth at the...
  • Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal

    Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal
    Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
  • Netflix to pay Comcast to ensure network speeds

    Netflix to pay Comcast to ensure network speeds
    Updated to correct the name of Netflix's Open Connect initiative. Netflix Inc. has agreed to pay Comcast Corp. to ensure the online service's subscribers get seamless access to movies and TV shows delivered over the Internet, according to people...