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Comcast to take full control of NBC Universal

US cable and media giant Comcast is to acquire the 49% of NBC Universal that it does not already own from General Electric for US$16.7 billion. Comcast said it would take full control of NBC Universal at the time of its original acquisition deal, which was completed in 2011, but had seven years in which […]

GSN orders cable version of Minute to Win It

US cable net GSN has ordered a new version of Shine’s gameshow format Minute to Win It. The 40x1hrs version for GSN marks the first time dedicated episodes will have been on US cable. The show, in which contestants take part in a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around […]

Current TV eyes sale

International pay TV broadcaster Current TV is eyeing a sale. The company is currently evaluating its strategic options and has hired JP Morgan Chase and the Raine Group to assess its options. One option is to sell the firm, while it is also exploring strategic partnerships with media companies or a new round of venture […]

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