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Brian L. Roberts

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  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers

    Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...
  • Seth Rogen Gained Weight to Go Shirtless With Zac Efron in 'Neighbors'

    Though school isn't quite out yet for UCLA students, Universal started the summer season early with its Monday premiere of "Neighbors" at Westwood's New Regency theater. Stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron were joined by Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz,...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Comcast CEO: We Have Fewer Subscribers Than Netflix, Even After Time Warner Deal

    Comcast continues to paint Netflix as a competitor, as the cable giant keeps trying to make the case that it needs to swallow Time Warner Cable to have a presence on a national scale - and compete with what it portrays as surging digital-video rivals....
  • Comcast's Brian Roberts, NBCU's Steve Burke Each Receive $31 Mil in 2013

    Comcast Corp. boss Brian Roberts and NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke both took home a little more than $31 million in compensation last year. According to a proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Roberts earned $31.36 million last year,...
  • CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013

    CBS chief Leslie Moonves' pay was $66.9 million in 2013
    CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck. Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
  • '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's Roberts and Burke each get $31 million in 2013 compensation

    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast Corp. likes to keep things on an even keel.  Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts received a compensation package valued at $31.4 million last year, up 8% from 2012, according to a company filing Friday with the...
  • Anand Kini Named EVP, Strategy and Business Insights At NBCU

    NBCUniversal promoted Anand Kini to executive vice president of strategy and business insight, and said the executive would report to Steve Burke, the chief executive of the company and join the NBCUniversal Executive Committee. In this new role, Kini...
  • Amazon Adds Syfy's 'Defiance' Season 1 Under Exclusive NBCUniversal Pact

    Amazon.com is now streaming Syfy's "Defiance" season one exclusively on Prime Instant Video, ahead of the second season's TV debut on June 19, continuing the Internet retailer's strategy of catering to binge-viewers playing catch-up. Amazon obtained...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • Al Franken Asks Netflix to Chime in on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), so far the most visible congressional opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, is asking Netflix to explain if it will mean the cable giant will have the "power and incentive" to act as a gatekeeper of traffic on the...