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  1. year in culture 2018
    What America Loved to Watch in 2018, According to Comcast’s VOD RatingsGame of Thrones didn’t have new episodes in 2018, but by at least one metric, it’s still the most popular show on TV.
  2. the industry
    Comcast Wins Bid to Purchase Sky and Here’s What That MeansDon’t worry, none of this has math in it.
  3. the industry
    Comcast Might Outbid Disney for 21st Century FoxComcast says it has prepared an all-cash offer “premium to the value of the current all-share offer from Disney.”
  4. Comcast’s $31 Billion Bid for Sky Could Crush Rupert Murdoch’s DreamsThe media mogul was already dealing with skeptical regulators and now a competing offer dwarfs his own.
  5. exclusive
    What America Loved to Watch in 2017And more trivia from Comcast’s video-on-demand ratings data.
  6. the industry
    Why a Murdoch Sale Could Spell Doom for the Fox NetworkIndustry insiders speculate it could become “a hybrid of Fox News and ESPN.”
  7. select all
    Your Favorite Business, Comcast, Wants to Be Your Cell-Phone Carrier, TooIt’s teaming up with your other favorite business, Verizon.
  8. resurrections
    Try Not to Shriek, But Comcast Is Looking to Revive ShrekComcast wants to make a whole load of Shreks.
  9. comcast
    Comcast Finally Cancels Service of Fire VictimJimmy Ware lost everything in the fire, except his Comcast service.
  10. white house correspondents' dinner 2014
    MSNBC Throws Correspondents’ Dinner Blowout on Eve of Proposed Comcast Merger“These are all staffers that go out for five-dollar happy hours; they don’t get invited to stuff like this.”
  11. across the streaming-verse
    Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming ServiceComcast is really going for it this year.
  12. stream wars
    Netflix to Pay Comcast for Direct Access to Its BroadbandTo ensure smoother streaming.
  13. math
    This Math Formula Shows Why the Comcast—Time Warner Cable Deal Should Be BlockedGood ol’ HHI.
  14. the joy of streaming
    Comcast Letting Subscribers Stream 35 Channels Other cable companies will likely follow suit.
  15. Foodies With Benefits
    Hunt.Fish.Feed to Serve Venison Tacos to Hundreds of Philly’s Hungry TodayHunters and anglers donate game meats and fish to help feed America’s hungry.
  16. Jay Leno Nibbles the Hand that Feeds Him Over Recent Layoffs This is probably the first time he’s told a joke he’s believed in in 15 years. They come after 20+ members of The Tonight Show staff were […]
  17. Despite a ‘Tremendous’ Pay Cut for Jay Leno, 20+ ‘Tonight Show’ Employees […]Right when The Tonight Show’s opening theme kicked in Friday night, at 11:30pm, reports started coming out about firings. Somewhere around […]
  18. tv ratings
    NBC Posts Highest Ratings Ever for a Non-U.S. Olympics Opening CeremonyEight percent more than for Beijing.
  19. scandal-stained wretches
    Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB Headache Could Be Cured by Comcast The phone-hacking scandal could lead to a big acquisition.
  20. Mediavore
    Comcast Teams Up with Philadelphia’s Free Lunch Program; Taco Bell, KFC & Pizza
  21. breaking
    A Change at the Top of USA NetworkThat’s not much of a change.
  22. cable news news
    Keith Olbermann Has Reportedly Been Negotiating His Exit for a While“This was all Keith’s choice.”
  23. mergers and acquisitions
    Comcast Officially Approved to Take Over NBC UniversalAfter thirteen months, the deal is finally approved.
  24. television-stained wretches
    Expect More Kabletown Jokes On 30 RockThe FCC’s chairman proposes approving the Comcast-NBC deal.
  25. the future is coming
    Comcast Finds a Way to Make Netflix Pay for Clogging Up the InternetDuring peak times, Netflix represents 20 percent of online traffic in the United States.
  26. al franken
    Al Franken Seeks Probe Into Comcast’s Exec AnnouncementsDid Comcast speak too soon?
  27. the industry
    Comcast Officially Hires New Executive to Try to Save NBCAnd keeps around some NBC vets.
  28. the future is coming
    Government Speeds Up Review of Comcast-NBC MergerThey may put some limits on Comcast, but they won’t stop the deal.
  29. the future is coming
    Comcast Launches New Streaming SiteThere are 150,000 free videos available to subscribers, and the message to Hulu and Netflix is clear.
  30. the industry
    Jeff Zucker Out at NBCWell, that took long enough.
  31. golden parachutes
    Zucker May Get Paid $30m to Leave NBC a MessBut at least he’s leaving.
  32. zuckered
    Comcast CEO Has No Plans to Move NBC to Cable (for Now)It also appears that Jeff Zucker’s job is safe (for now).
  33. deals
    Mr. Zucker Goes to WashingtonNBC CEO to kick it with the Senate Judiciary Committee’s anti-trust panel.
  34. beefs
    Public-Interest Groups Complain to the Government About Comcast/NBCU MergerIt stinks, they say.
  35. Top Chef
    Top Chef: That’s Comcastic!If Comcast owns Bravo, what happens to Top Chef?
  36. honchos
    Jeff Zucker Signs a New Contract With NBCUJay Leno is thrilled.
  37. media metamorphoses
    The Question at the UBS Media Conference: Is Content Still King?That’s what the media moguls have been saying, but is that still the answer?
  38. Comcast Might Change NBCU’s Name, MaybeIt’s easier than firing Zucker, we guess.
  39. deals
    NBCU Worth More Than Anyone ThoughtIt’s because of E!
  40. deals
    G.E. Reaches Deal to Buy All of NBC So it Can Turn Around and Sell ItIt only cost them $5.8 billion.
  41. honchos
    Zucker Will Remain Head of New NBCSeems like a sound business decision!
  42. money
    NBCU Worth $30 Billion to ComcastGE and Comcast have agreed that a joint venture between NBC Universal and Comcast would be worth $30 billion.
  43. deals
    NBC-Comcast Deal ‘Close’An announcement could come next week, says the ‘Times.’
  44. jeff zucker
    Comcast ‘Leaning Toward’ Keeping Jeff Zucker if They Buy NBCBen Silverman, Leno at 10pm and the death of ‘Southland’ notwithstanding.