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2014-07-08 12:25:29

--Campaign Featuring Beloved Character Encourages Visitors to Discover Family-Friendly Adventures Throughout New York City's Five Boroughs-- NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC & Company, New York City's official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, today announced Curious George as its sixth Official NYC Family Ambassador, a joint effort with NBCUniversal, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and PBS KIDS. As part of the yearlong collaboration, adventurous...

2014-05-01 12:29:26

MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP GIVES UNIVERSAL RIGHTS TO MARKET & DISTRIBUTE PACKAGED MEDIA AND MULTI-PLATFORM DIGITAL CONTENT FOR ICONIC PRESCHOOL PORTFOLIO NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading preschool entertainment companies, and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq:MAT), and Universal Studios Home Entertainment, a premier home entertainment company, announced today a deal that gives Universal distribution rights to HIT's...

2014-04-08 12:36:27

Combining Two Major Cable Companies Will Mean Higher Prices, Fewer Choices, and Worse Customer Service for Consumers WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers stand to lose out if Comcast and Time Warner Cable are allowed to merge, according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports. Comcast filed its formal plan for merging with Time Warner with the Federal Communications Commission today. "Consumers are fed up with Comcast...

Hulu Plus Inks Deal With NBC Universal For Streaming Rights
2014-04-02 13:15:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday video streaming service Hulu announced that it now has the exclusive rights to past seasons of several popular TV shows through a new multiyear deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal. The Wall Street Journal reported that this is the latest in a series of deals that the streaming video service has made as it takes on arch-rivals Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. The agreement, which is to be made official on Wednesday,...

2014-02-25 23:02:45

The Arc, an advocate for the rights of the disabilities community, and Comcast Corporation today announced they have formed an exciting new national partnership to support and expand digital technology opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Arc, an advocate for the rights of the disabilities community, and Comcast Corporation today announced they have formed an exciting new national partnership to support and expand...

2014-02-25 12:26:21

Move Will Further Align Home Entertainment Group for Growth in an Evolving Global Marketplace UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures today announced that Eddie Cunningham has been named President, Universal Pictures Worldwide Home Entertainment. Cunningham, who currently serves as President of Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE), will expand his portfolio to include the company's domestic home entertainment operations, a move...

2014-02-24 08:24:45

The Global Social News Network Will Produce News Programming for MSNBC and Other NBCUniversal News Group Platforms NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSNBC (www.msnbc.com) announced today that the network will collaborate with Vocativ (www.vocativ.com), a startup media company for the digital generation, on the production of news stories for MSNBC and NBCUniversal News Group digital properties. The announcement was made by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC, and Mati Kochavi,...

2014-02-15 23:01:46

Broad-based Latino Coalition Taking Careful Look at How the Potential Merger Would Impact Latino Community Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Today the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of the 37 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country, reacted to news of a proposed transaction between Comcast NBCUniversal and Time Warner Cable by signaling their intention to carefully study the proposal to assess how it will impact Latino consumers, small businesses...

2014-01-13 00:21:54

A Partnership to Reach Young Consumers with Original Short-Form News Video Designed for Mobile and Social Platforms NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected news portfolios in the world, and NowThis News, the first exclusively short-form video news network built specifically for mobile and social, have agreed that the News Group will take a minority stake in NowThis News and the two companies will co-produce...

2014-01-08 08:23:48

Hartford's Premier Music Venue To Be Renamed "Xfinity Theatre" Through 2019 HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast and Live Nation today announced a four-year extension of their current seven-year agreement, giving Comcast the naming rights to Hartford's premier music venue through 2019. The amphitheater, formerly called the Comcast Theatre, has been renamed the Xfinity Theatre, effective today. The renaming of the venue reflects the Xfinity brand's strong awareness...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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