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2013-11-19 12:36:01

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumers increase their use of video on multiple platforms, leading television executives are seeking new ways to monetize the business of multiplatform TV. Two of the TV industry's top leaders in the "multiplatform space" will discuss their perspectives for revenue growth as keynote guests at the Business of Multiplatform TV Summit, presented by the three leading television business publications Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel...

2013-11-19 12:34:19

Comcast, Northeastern University, Elected Officials and Patriots Legend Troy Brown Kick Off Year Three of National Program to Bridge the Digital Divide BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Today, Comcast representatives, local Elected Officials and Northeastern University joined with more than 200 Boston Public...

2013-11-19 12:28:10

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumers increase their use of video on multiple platforms, leading television executives are seeking new ways to monetize the business of multiplatform TV. Two of the TV industry's top leaders in the "multiplatform space" will discuss their perspectives for revenue growth as keynote guests at the Business of Multiplatform TV Summit, presented by the three leading television business publications Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel...

2013-11-18 16:26:12

The Salvation Army Focuses Efforts with One Partner for Rich Exposure of Iconic Fundraising Campaign ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army today announced that it will channel a significant portion of its annual holiday spend this year through a single comprehensive partnership with NBCUniversal. With the goal of maximizing exposure and donations for the iconic Red Kettle Campaign, the partnership will run throughout the season, including a cross-portfolio...

2013-11-15 12:24:00

The New #1 Name in Music Will Appear on Channel 138 LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that it will launch Sean "Diddy" Combs' new music-oriented cable network Revolt TV (REVOLT) on the majority of its cable systems throughout Northern and Central California on November 20, 2013. REVOLT will appear on Channel 138 on Comcast California's systems*. (*Not available in Tower Park, Coalinga, Huron, Le Grand, Planada, Santa Nella, San Andreas and...

2013-11-15 12:22:38

Number of families enrolled since last year has more than doubled CHESTERFIELD, Va., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast kicked off the third year of Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families, at a special event at Greenleigh Instructional Learning Cottage in the Greenleigh Mobile Home Community in Chesterfield, Va. In about two years, the program has connected more than 1 million low-income Americans, or about...

2013-11-13 16:24:14

Company Expands Its Commitment to Kids and Family Entertainment NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group today announced that it has increased its stake to full ownership of Sprout, the first 24-hour preschool network, following a buyout of its remaining partners at PBS and HIT Television Ventures, a company controlled by Apax Funds. Launched in 2005 as a joint venture among Comcast, PBS, Sesame Workshop and HIT Entertainment, Sprout will...

2013-11-12 20:22:23

NBCUniversal-owned Stations Win More Emmys Than Any Local News Organization DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded NBC 5 / KXAS-TV and Telemundo 39 / KXTX-TV a total of 33 Lone Star Emmy® Awards during its 11th annual awards gala in San Antonio on Saturday, November 9, 2013. The Lone Star Chapter represents the state of Texas' 19 television markets. NBC 5 and Telemundo 39...

2013-11-11 23:03:33

First Responders Include Bright House Networks, Hawaiian Telcom and Time Warner Cable Centennial, CO (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the early results of their appeal for operators to open the signal to TFC (The Filipino Channel) in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. During relief efforts of one of the world’s biggest storms, TFC has been providing special coverage on the ground in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan was more than three times as...

2013-11-11 16:25:52

-Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. U.S. Congressman Andre Carson, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, along with civic and...