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  • '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...
  • Liberty CEO Maffei: Despite Comcast's TW Cable Bid, Charter Is Eyeing Deal Options

    Comcast's $45 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable may or may not succeed, according to Liberty Media president and CEO Greg Maffei -- but either way, Liberty-backed Charter Communications is poised to pounce on opportunities to pick up cable...
  • Comcast's deal for Time Warner Cable left Charter out in the cold

    Comcast Corp. may seem like a white knight to Time Warner Cable, but the folks at Charter Communications probably consider it more of a snake in the grass. Charter, which last month made an unsolicited bid for Time Warner Cable, had been talking with...
  • Will cable service improve?

     Will cable service improve?
    If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day. Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
  • Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.

    Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.
    After the coffee. Before checking out Season 2 of "House of Cards." The Skinny: I was so tired by the end of Thursday that I skipped a "House of Cards" screening and party in favor of coming home and watching two episodes of "Girls." Maybe that was...
  • What we can learn from a close look at Comcast's troubling past

    What we can learn from a close look at Comcast's troubling past
    Most of the coverage of Comcast's audacious acquisition bid for Time Warner Cable has glossed over its record of flouting the public interest in its quest for influence and profit.   Given the control the merger would give Comcast over the nation's...
  • Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

    Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion
    Comcast Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $45.2 billion, according to people familiar with the negotiations. The proposed blockbuster combination is expected to be announced Thursday and would create a video and...
  • Comcast plans a media powerhouse

    Comcast plans a media powerhouse
    Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S. And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...
  • 'The Red Road': Listen to Brian Roberts' lost cassette tapes

     
    Now that Brian Roberts audio journals have been uncovered, listen to them for yourself and try to find the clues to his death....
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion stock deal for Time Warner Cable would create a media juggernaut with revenue approaching $100 billion and more than 30 million customers, including more than 1.5 million in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. "We view...
  • Comcast taps its ex-SEAL, Neil Smit, to lead bulked-up cable group

    Comcast taps its ex-SEAL, Neil Smit, to lead bulked-up cable group
    Should Comcast Corp.'s $45-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable be approved, the company plans to dispatch its ex-Navy SEAL. Neil Smit, Comcast Cable chief executive and a former Navy SEAL, this week was named Comcast's go-to guy: the executive...