Categories: GE

Vivendi Set to Discuss selling NBCU Stake

Posted by: Ron Grover on October 06

The scene could soon be set for General Electric(GE) to strike its rumored deal to sell its NBC Universal assets to cable operator Comcast (CMCSA), sources tell BusinessWeek. French telecommunicatons...

Real Life Slasher Movie: Hollywood Heads Continue to Roll

Posted by: Ron Grover on October 05

Two weeks ago it was Dick Cook who was fired, telling his troops on a Friday afternoon that he was stepping down as head of the Walt Disney (DIS) studio....

Roberts to Team Comcast: "We'd like to find ways to accelerate" Cable Channels' Growth

Posted by: Ron Grover on October 02

It’s become standard operating procedure for CEOs caught in the press headlights of a potential deal. They issue a memo to the troops that bucks them up, extols the virtues...

GE Said to Entertain Offers for NBC

Posted by: Ron Grover on September 30

After months of denying it’s for sale, General Electric (GE) seems to be entertaining offers for its NBC Universal unit. According to multiple sources, cable giant Comcast (CMCSA) is among...

Netflix, Studios discuss a new DVD deal

Posted by: Ron Grover on September 30

Sometimes in Hollywood, misery loves company. And, while three film studios are locked in a legal tussle with video vending machine operator RedBox and its $1 rentals, another company that’s...

Jeff Zucker At The McGraw-Hill Media Summit: Jon Stewart/CNBC, Jay Leno, Cable Versus Broadcast, And Life Within GE

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 18

At today’s McGraw-Hill Media Summit, NBC Universal Jeff Zucker talked tough, cracked jokes, and, as executives do in such settings, gave carefully calibrated answers. Taken together, they painted the picture...

Beth Comstock, NBC Universal, and GE

Posted by: Jon Fine on September 05

My colleague Diane Brady just wrote an excellent blog post about the New York Post report that has NBC digital honcho Beth Comstock heading back to GE headquarters. In it...

Delicious Dramatic Possibility Sighted In New Dow Jones Development

Posted by: Jon Fine on June 20

At first blush, the (firewalled) news that Dow Jones’ board will take over negotiations with News Corp. indicates nothing more that the process will quickly move from its current quiescent...

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