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  • Brian Roberts: NBC, Harry Potter Ride Boost Comcast's 3Q Profit

    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast saw its third-quarter net income soar nearly 50%, thanks to a favorable tax adjustment and improving performance at its NBCUniversal unit. The Philadelphia company, which is currently seeking approval from federal...
  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Comcast adds 315,000 Internet customers in third quarter

    Comcast adds 315,000 Internet customers in third quarter
    Comcast Corp. delivered strong third-quarter earnings by adding 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers -- surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth during the period. The Philadelphia cable giant also shed fewer cable TV subscribers...
  • Brit Producers Aiming Films for Diverse Global Audiences

    Filmmakers in London fret a lot about subsidies, rebates and the obstinacy of Hollywood distributors, but when I encountered Eric Fellner this week, he seemed resolutely unfretful. And with good reason. Arrayed before the co-chief of Working Title is a...
  • Lindsay Gardner, Former Fox Networks Exec, Joins Virtual-Cable Startup Layer3 TV

    Layer3 TV, a stealth "next-generation cable provider" startup, has tapped Lindsay Gardner, who formerly headed Fox Networks' affiliate sales and marketing, to head its content strategy and acquisitions. Gardner will report to Layer3 TV CEO Jeff Binder as...
  • Dish drops Turner cable channels

    The pay-TV wars are heating up again. Satellite television giant Dish Network has removed seven Turner Broadcasting cable channels — including CNN, Cartoon Network and Turner Classic Movies — after the companies failed to agree on a new...
  • Community group lobbying for fiber Internet investment in Baltimore

    Community group lobbying for fiber Internet investment in Baltimore
    Baltimore was among dozens of disappointed cities when Google announced it had picked Kansas City, Mo., for a high-speed fiber-optic data network in 2011, but officials vowed to continue fighting for fiber nonetheless. Nearly four years later, some...
  • Mayo: No CNN, or Scott-Crist debate, for DISH customers

    Mayo: No CNN, or Scott-Crist debate, for DISH customers
    If you're a customer of DISH network and you want to watch the Fangate follow-up between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott on CNN tonight, you're in for a rude surprise. CNN has gone dark on DISH, one of seven Turner broadcasting channels pulled from the...
  • FCC Pauses Comcast-TW Cable, AT&T-DirecTV Merger Reviews

    The FCC said that it was pausing its review of the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV, as it tries to resolve an issue over who can access confidential programming contracts. The FCC's action means that it will...
  • With HBO and CBS Cutting the Cord, Which Networks Will Follow Suit?

    With two swift strokes, HBO and CBS have opened new doors to a future where you won't have to pay for a huge bundle of channels to get their TV shows. Now the questions are which networks will follow suit -- and how seriously the movement will threaten...
  • Longevity, Biz Savvy Makes Showtime CEO Matt Blank an Industry Statesman

    Matt Blank will mark his 20th year as CEO of Showtime in February, a rare milestone for any exec in the television biz. That kind of longevity inevitably breeds stature in the industry. To many, Blank is synonymous with the pay cable business, thanks...