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2011-06-01 15:46:00

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBCUniversal announced today the appointment of Beth Roberts as Chief Operating Officer, Universal Cable Productions, and Executive Vice President, Business Affairs, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios, reporting to Chairman Bonnie Hammer. In her new capacity, Roberts will assume operational responsibilities for the strategic and financial growth of Universal Cable Productions, in addition to overseeing business affairs for USA Network,...

2010-02-05 16:15:00

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in agreement with NBC Universal, has announced a multiplatform content offering for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. Cox will offer content from the Vancouver Games across multiple digital platforms, including high-definition networks, On DEMAND offerings and online content. In addition, it will be the first Winter Olympics available entirely in high definition. "Cox is proud to offer NBC Universal's unprecedented...

2010-01-25 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Communications (OTC Bulletin Board: CCMM), in agreement with NBC Universal, today announced a multiplatform content offering for NBC Universal's 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games to commence with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 12. Customers will stay connected to the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games wherever they go, and can expect extensive coverage on the networks of NBC Universal, including NBC, USA Network, MSNBC, CNBC,...

2008-12-05 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications continues to expand its programming and High Definition line-up as customers in South Hampton Roads now have access to 14 additional channels. This move brings Cox's total HD offerings to 46 channels, brings Cox's total HD choices to over 250. Video subscribers will have access to 13 additional high definition channels as well as "Chiller" on channel 266; Chiller is a new horror films network and shows films such as Alfred...

2008-08-18 18:00:25

By Eric Stark Remember when some NBC executive came up with the "great idea" to put the 1988 Summer Olympics on pay-per-view? Sure, you had prime time coverage, but many games and events cost extra to watch. The idea flopped. Bet that exec works in a different capacity today. Fast-forward 20 years, and there's plenty of Olympics coverage and channels to choose from. In fact, there may be too much. If you thought 416 hours of coverage for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah was a bit much,...

2008-08-06 15:00:21

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network Corporation , the nation's third-largest pay-TV provider and the digital transition leader, today announced its agreement with NBC Universal (NBCU) to add two high-definition specialty channels to its HD line-up solely dedicated to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The NBC Olympic Soccer Channel and NBC Olympic Basketball Channel will offer customers HD coverage of each sport for 24-hours per day during the Games. In addition,...

2008-08-06 12:00:29

By The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Aug. 6--DURHAM -- Time Warner Cable subscribers interested in the Summer Olympics, which open Friday in Beijing, will have marathon coverage available at their fingertips. In addition to more than 1,200 hours of coverage to be offered beginning Friday from the NBC family of networks -- NBC, USA, MSNBC, CNBC, Oxygen and Universal HD -- digital subscribers also will have access to on-demand coverage as well as channels devoted exclusively to basketball and...

2008-08-06 12:00:22

MEDIACOM COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (Nasdaq: MCCC), in agreement with NBC Universal (NBCU), will provide its customers with more viewing choices and enhanced content offerings as part of NBCU's unprecedented coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which begin Friday, August 8th. Mediacom customers can access thousands of hours of NBCU's most robust Olympic coverage delivered across multiple platforms, from traditional cable to more advanced services including video on demand (VOD),...

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