Video: Nick Offerman Roasts Time Warner Cable, Comcast At Radio & TV Correspondents’ Dinner

Sometimes, deadpan humor goes a long way with the Washington D.C. crowd (Joel McHale, take note), and Parks and Recreation straight man Nick Offerman served up a number of zingers about Hollywood and the Beltway at Thursday’s 70th annual Radio and .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 11th, 2019

Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO R.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 21st, 2019

Nick Offerman Proclaims His Love Of Drinking Whiskey

Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, sings us an ode to one of his favorite loves in life, whiskey. In ‘My Tales of Whiskey,’ a music video via the beverage company Diageo, Offerman shows us the love he has for drinking but shows us that .....»»

Category: topSource: popcrunchDec 8th, 2014

Comcast, TW Cable Set Shareholder Votes, Name for Charter Spinoff Company

As the merger review process inches along at the FCC, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have set October dates for their respective shareholder votes on the blockbuster $45.2 billion union of the nation’s largest cable operators. Meanwhile, Comcast and .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 3rd, 2014

U.S. FCC pauses Comcast-Time Warner merger review until January 12

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday once again paused its review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, citing delays in getting documents from Time Warner Cable. .....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooDec 28th, 2014

Consumer Reports Poll: Majority Oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable is opposed by 56% of the public, with large percentages believing that it will lead to higher prices for cable and Internet service, according to a poll conducted by Consumer Reports. The online survey,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 3rd, 2019

Citing “Insulting” Criticism, Comcast And Time Warner Cable Withdraw Funding For Dinner Honoring FCC Commissioner

The decisions come after Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington took issue with Comcast and Time Warner Cable's contributions to the upcoming Walter Kaitz Foundation dinner — an annual fund-raiser for the industry's efforts to promote .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 31st, 2019

Comcast Parries FCC Chairman’s Attack On Cable’s Broadband Clout

Here's an an example of why Comcast EVP David Cohen is so valuable to the company. In a statement today, the smooth point person for the cable giant's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable made it seem like Comcast is on the same page with FCC Chairma.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJan 1st, 2015

Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction “presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplace.” Dish Network’s opposit.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 2nd, 2019

Comcast: Still On Track To Close Time Warner Cable Deal By ‘Early 2015′

Comcast Corp. is on track to close its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable by “early 2015,” the company’s senior vice president of investor relations told investors Wednesday, reiterating the Philadelphia company’s most recent g.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 9th, 2014

Discovery Warns FCC of ‘Critical Issues’ With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of “critical issues” it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 9th, 2014

New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-cost Internet service a.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 14th, 2019

Clock Ticking on FCC’s Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green light the transaction. Comments in favor or against the.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 30th, 2019

Tech Industry Trade Group Opposes Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Industry trade group the Computer & Communications Industry Assn. is urging federal regulators to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, concluding that it would give the combined company “even more ability to su.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 21st, 2019

Deadline Q&A: Can Matt Strauss’ Hollywood Deals Help Comcast Defend Cable?

Matthew Strauss isn’t a household name in Hollywood yet. But he should be, and possibly will be soon. As Comcast Cable’s GM of Video Services, Strauss oversees the cable colossus’ Xfinity cloud-based X1 platform, video on demand, TV E.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 21st, 2014

FCC Picks Critic Of Comcast’s NBCU Acquisition To Review Its Time Warner Cable Deal

Comcast needs no introduction to the economist who the FCC tapped today to help regulators sort through the cable giant’s plan to buy Time Warner Cable, and AT&T’s for DirecTV: Former FCC Chief Economist William Rogerson, now a professo.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 7th, 2014

Time Warner Cable Suffers Nationwide Internet, Video-on-Demand Outage

Time Warner Cable’s broadband and video-on-demand services were knocked offline for more than two hours Wednesday, with the cable company saying most services were restored by 6 a.m. Eastern. TW Cable said the outage occurred at about 4:30 a.m. East.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 27th, 2014

California Official Recommends Approval of Comcast-TW Cable Merger But With Conditions

An administrative law judge for the California Public Utilities Commission has recommended approval of the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, but with significant conditions to address concerns that the merged company will be too great a co.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 14th, 2015

Comcast Already Delivering Latino Channels, But Lawmakers Want More With Pending TW Cable Merger

In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, House lawmakers asked that the companies’ proposed merger make a commitment to carry channels aimed at the Hispanic market, as the new company will reach over 90% of Lati.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 2nd, 2014

AT&T’s U-verse Tries to Lure Subscribers By Warning of Comcast-TWC Merger

Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T’s U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that “the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 29th, 2019

The surprising reason Nick Offerman doesn"t keep a coffee maker in his home

Nick Offerman is not only a comedian, but a musician, carpenter and writer. He shares how he juggles it all for TODAY's Morning Routine series......»»

Category: celebSource: msnbcOct 24th, 2016