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Velocity to bump HD Theater

Discovery Network’s HD Theater, the first all-HD channel, is about to be shown the door after a nine-year run. Silver Spring-based Discovery said Monday that HD Theater will be replaced later this year with Velocity, also a high def channel, ...

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Comcast 4Q profit, revenue rise, beat Street view

PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable TV company, on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter profit that edged past analysts’ expectations as more customers signed up for multiple services and the loss of video subscribers slowed. The company recently became ...

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Comcast wins FCC approval to take over NBC

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is giving Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, the green light to take over NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network. The deal is still awaiting Justice Department approval, which is expected later ...

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Maryland TV producer HBCU settles dispute with CBS

A local television producer that broadcasts football games played by historically black colleges has settled its lawsuit against a California-based sports marketing firm, its broker and CBS College Sports Network. The defendants allegedly failed to pay the producer according to ...

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Comcast drives growth with pricier bundles

NEW YORK — Comcast Corp., the country’s biggest cable TV company, continues to generate more money by attracting customers to pricier bundles of TV, Internet and phone service — even as a sluggish economy hampers efforts to sign up new ...

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