Friday, October 28, 2016


Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016

Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the "Shrek," ''Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children's entertainment.

DreamWorks stockholders will receive $...

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Evan Shapiro thinks you deserve to laugh more. Wherever you are. With hot- and cold-streaming comedy from any screen in reach.

He thinks Seeso, his new streaming comedy channel, will do the trick.

"We want to give you more and better laughter...

Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2015

Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.

The TV giant is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It's...

Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.

The combined company would have created an Internet and TV behemoth with unprecedented power over what Americans download and...

Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.

A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55...

Thursday, Apr. 23, 2015

Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

Bloomberg News and The New York Times both said Thursday that the cable company is planning to drop the bid after pushback from regulators. They both...

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.

The cash-and-stock bid by Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox...

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies and create a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment.

The all-stock deal, which was approved by...