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LIBERTY MEDIA WINS $950 MILLION IN LAWSUIT AGAINST VIVENDI

June 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

John Malone’s Liberty Media company has prevailed in a lawsuit against the French media company Vivendi and has been awarded nearly $1 billion by a U.S. federal court. Liberty had claimed that Vivendi kept it in the dark about its financial condition when it sold USA Networks and other assets to Vivendi for stock in […]

NBCUNIVERSAL LOOKING HEALTHIER UNDER COMCAST

May 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It goes without saying that owning the television network that broadcasts the Super Bowl can be beneficial to a company’s financial health during the first quarter of any year. But Comcast’s purchase of NBCUniversal in January 2011 has reaped benefits for the company in other ways as well, pushing its first-quarter profits to $1.224 billion, […]

USA NETWORK: BEST SUMMER RATINGS FOR CABLE EVER

September 16, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

The USA cable network clearly outshone NBC, its broadcast network sibling, over the summer as it not only drew more total viewers and households than any other cable network — but drew the most viewers on cable for any summer season ever. Among key demos, USA’s ratings were up 4 percent among 18-49-year-old viewers and […]