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  1. April 28, 2016

    Comcast’s NBCUniversal buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8bn

    Comcast’s NBCUniversal has agreed to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8bn in a deal that will add popular characters...

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    April 28, 2016

    Comcast confirms deal to buy DreamWorks

    Comcast said on Thursday its NBC Universal unit will buy DreamWorks Animation in a deal that values the group at about...

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  1. April 27, 2016

    Comcast holds talks to buy DreamWorks Animation

    Comcast has held talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation for as much as $3bn in a deal that would bring the film studio...

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    April 27, 2016

    Comcast profits top estimates as subscribers grow

    Comcast shrugged off the media industry’s cord-cutting fears, reporting stronger than expected revenue, profit and...

  3. April 7, 2016

    M&A deals worth $370bn torpedoed by Obama administration

    US companies have abandoned $370bn of large deals since President Barack Obama came into power in 2009, after...

  4. April 6, 2016

    M&A failures: deep breaths

    What were they thinking? The largest US cable TV company tried to buy the second largest. The second and third-largest...

  5. March 30, 2016

    US television: Trump card

    Make America great again. Donald Trump’s vision for the US may be grotesque for many but its citizens cannot get enough...

  6. March 20, 2016

    Valeant is the latest troubled roll-up to unravel

    The stunning collapse in the shares of Valeant, until recently a fast-growing Canadian pharmaceuticals company, has...

  7. March 8, 2016

    US Cable TV: Best-laid plans

    Does Time Warner Cable (TWC) need a Plan C? Investors waiting for its merger with Charter Communications to close will...

  8. March 6, 2016

    Executive perks: The corporate jet files

    Barry Diller, the billionaire media mogul, has taken more than $12m of personal flights on a company-owned private jet...

  9. Fast FT

    February 17, 2016

    Newly-issued corporate debt dominate trade

    Of the ten most actively traded bonds on Wednesday, nine were sold on Tuesday. Bonds issued by Apple, Comcast and IBM...

  10. Fast FT

    February 17, 2016

    Investors tested as 3 more corporate bonds land

    Has the spigot opened? The US investment grade primary market swung open on Tuesday, with high grade companies selling...

  11. Fast FT

    February 16, 2016

    Apple returns to the bond market

    Bond investors are getting another chance to take a bite out of Apple. The world’s largest company launched a...

  12. Fast FT

    February 3, 2016

    Comcast defies cable gloom with big subscriber gain

    Comcast scored its best cable television result in eight years after an investment in customer service helped reverse a...

  13. January 20, 2016

    Kenya threatens to ban Netflix over ‘inappropriate content’

    Netflix’s expansion into 130 new markets has run into trouble, after Kenya branded it a threat to national security and...

  14. December 21, 2015

    ITV: dear viewers

    All dressed up with nowhere to go? Reports that UK-listed broadcaster ITV has suitors circulate regularly. Comcast of...

  15. December 3, 2015

    Foreign media groups stymied by Indian regulations

    Attempts by Rupert Murdoch's Star India and other global media groups to capitalise on recent moves opening up India’s...

  16. November 29, 2015

    Hulu in spotlight as expansion beckons

    This has been the year of streaming television. Broadcast channels, cable networks and technology companies are all...

  17. September 28, 2015

    Comcast to buy stake in Universal Studios Japan

    Comcast, the US’s largest cable company, will pay $1.5bn for a majority stake in the owner of Universal Studios Japan,...

  18. September 22, 2015

    Intelsat looks to sell assets to cut debt

    Intelsat, the world’s largest commercial satellite operator in revenue terms, is exploring a sale of some strategic...

  19. September 18, 2015

    Cable guys: fathers and sons

    When James Dolan thinks of Brian Roberts, perhaps he wonders what might have been. Mr Dolan is the chief executive of...

  20. September 17, 2015

    Television executives signal a shift in relationship with Netflix

    Two of the biggest US television network owners have signalled a shift in their relationship with Netflix, amid fears...

  21. September 9, 2015

    Interest rate rise: turning point looms for US debt binge

    With a $4tn mountain of debt maturing over the next five years, corporate America’s reliance on cheap cash is about to...

  22. September 2, 2015

    Spielberg looks for new studio beyond Disney

    Steven Spielberg, the most bankable director in Hollywood history, is looking for a new studio home ahead of the...

  23. August 27, 2015

    TV networks face shaky future in changing media landscape

    Sharply falling stock markets have brought company valuations under renewed scrutiny but, for media groups, the...

  24. August 21, 2015

    US TV: over the top, under the gun

    There were good reasons to sell shares in US television companies (those that make programming and those that...

  25. August 20, 2015

    Hot subject: Owners eye Weather Channel app sale

    A tech company looking for something hot to buy might consider keeping an eye on the weather. Owners of The Weather...

  26. August 17, 2015

    BuzzFeed looks to go viral in Japanese

    BuzzFeed is launching a joint venture with Yahoo Japan, the country’s top internet portal, to create a...

  27. August 14, 2015

    TV flickers as viewers find new screens

    When 24m US viewers tuned in to watch Donald Trump slug it out with his rivals for the Republican presidential...

  28. July 30, 2015

    NBCUniversal in talks to invest in BuzzFeed and Vox Media

    BuzzFeed and Vox Media, two leading digital news groups, are close to striking hefty investment deals with Comcast’s...

  29. July 22, 2015

    US regulators set to clear $49bn AT&T bid for DirecTV

    US regulators are expected to clear AT&T’s $49bn acquisition of DirecTV in a major victory for the companies amid...

  30. July 13, 2015

    Comcast launches cheap web TV service

    Comcast is launching a web television service aimed at younger internet-connected customers who are reluctant to pay...

  31. June 29, 2015

    NBC and Carlos Slim part ways with Donald Trump

    Donald Trump’s lucrative media business has come under further fire as NBC and a television company controlled by...

  32. June 19, 2015

    Ralph Roberts, Comcast founder, 1920-2015

    Ralph Roberts, who died on Thursday at the age of 95, helped shape the modern cable television industry, transforming...

  33. June 17, 2015

    Deutsche Telekom scouts for alternative T-Mobile US bidder

    Deutsche Telekom has approached Comcast to gauge the US cable group’s interest in T-Mobile US, people familiar with the...

  34. May 26, 2015

    Regulators will ask if Charter-TWC deal is in public interest

    The question facing regulators sizing up the three-way merger of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright...

  35. May 26, 2015

    Charter/Time Warner Cable: cowboy up

    Good things come to those who wait. And to those with deep pockets. Sixteen months ago, Charter Communications offered...

  36. May 25, 2015

    Charter/Time Warner Cable: everything is possible

    This is where capital markets are in mid-2015. One company is about to bid for another that has well over twice the...

  37. May 25, 2015

    Time Warner Cable battle highlights industry upheaval

    The battle over Time Warner Cable, the second-largest US cable television operator, reflects the profound change...

  38. May 25, 2015

    Charter nears deal to buy Time Warner Cable

    Charter Communications is nearing a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $55bn, said people familiar with the...

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