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Comcast to Participate in Deutsche Bank Investor Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:30pm

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Mike Cavanagh, Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA), will participate virtually in Deutsche Banks 29th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.

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  • On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Mike Cavanagh, Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA), will participate virtually in Deutsche Banks 29th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.
  • A live webcast of the event will be available on the Company's Investor Relations website at www.cmcsa.com on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
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  • Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky.

Amblin Television Developing Series Based on Walter Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” Books

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.

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  • Amblin Television announced today that it has closed a deal to develop and produce a series based on Walter Mosleys bestselling books starring the character Ezekiel Easy Rawlins.
  • The drama, based on the gritty detective series, will center around Easy, a Black WWII Army veteran turned hard-boiled private eye.
  • Mosley has written more than 60 critically acclaimed books, including fifteen novels and a collection of short stories starring Easy Rawlins.
  • Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg.

Comcast to Participate in Morgan Stanley Investor Conference

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:30pm

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA), will participate virtually in Morgan Stanleys 2021 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.

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  • On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA), will participate virtually in Morgan Stanleys 2021 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.
  • A live webcast of the event will be available on the Company's Investor Relations website at www.cmcsa.com on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:30 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • To automatically receive Comcast financial news by e-mail, please visit www.cmcsa.com and subscribe to E-mail Alerts.
  • Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky.

Thinker-Tinker to Launch Trolls Music Stars

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 1:57pm

Since the launch of the DreamWorksTrollsfranchise in 2016, audiences across the globe have been transported into the Trolls' vibrant, joyful world, teeming with big hearts, hair-raising comedic adventures and award-winning music.

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  • Since the launch of the DreamWorksTrollsfranchise in 2016, audiences across the globe have been transported into the Trolls' vibrant, joyful world, teeming with big hearts, hair-raising comedic adventures and award-winning music.
  • The company's deep portfolio of intellectual property is supported by a robust, worldwide consumer products practice, which includes licensing, and location-based entertainment venues around the world.
  • DreamWorks Animation's television business has quickly become one of the world's leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries.
  • Universal Brand Development globally drives expansion of the NBCUniversal's intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences.

NBCUniversal News Group Invests $6.5 Million For NBCU Academy At Clark Atlanta University And Select Universities And Colleges Across The Country

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --NBCUniversal News Group announces its launching of NBCU Academy on the campus of Clark Atlanta University and select universities and colleges across the country.

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  • ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --NBCUniversal News Group announces its launching of NBCU Academy on the campus of Clark Atlanta University and select universities and colleges across the country.
  • NBCU Academy will invest a total of $6.5 million to the initiative which also includes a curated onsite curriculum for hands-on learning experience with world-class NBCU News Group journalists, funding for accredited journalism programs and scholarships.
  • "Words cannot express how appreciative we are to be selected to offer a world-class initiative such as NBCU Academy to our students at Clark Atlanta University," said Dr. George T. French Jr., president of Clark Atlanta University.
  • NBCU Academy is part of that pledge and focuses on providing tools, resources, and platforms for young, underrepresented voices.

Byron Allen To Launch TheGrio.TV As An Over-The-Air Broadcast Television Network And Free Digital Streaming App To Target African-American Viewers

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 4:19am

The newly-rebranded broadcast television network TheGrio.TV will feature African American-focused content reaching over 100 million U.S. households via over-the-air broadcast television stations, cable/telco/satellite platforms, and free digital streaming.

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  • The newly-rebranded broadcast television network TheGrio.TV will feature African American-focused content reaching over 100 million U.S. households via over-the-air broadcast television stations, cable/telco/satellite platforms, and free digital streaming.
  • At one time owned by NBCUniversal, TheGrio.com was purchased by Byron Allen in 2016 when it had less than 1 million monthly active users.
  • Allen Media Group plans to invest an additional $10 billion over the next two years to acquire other strategic media assets.
  • The digital platform remains focused on curating exciting digital content and currently has more than 100 million annual visitors.

Amblin Partners Announces New Multi-Year Film Distribution Partnership With Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:00pm

Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the worlds leading independent film and television studios.

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  • Amblin Partners today announced a new multi-year film distribution partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, as well as a series of new agreements that chart a clear course for the next phase of growth for one of the worlds leading independent film and television studios.
  • Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, said: Steven Spielberg and Amblin Partners have delivered award-winning critical and commercial hits that stand the test of time amongst films in the Universal canon.
  • Amblins continuing partnership with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group builds on a long history between the two companies, dating back to Spielbergs arrival on the Universal lot as an intern in 1968.
  • Amblin Partners is a film and television production company, led by Steven Spielberg, that develops and produces films using the Amblin Entertainment and DreamWorks Pictures banners, and includes Amblin Television.

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Cinemark Theaters Announce Dynamic Release Window Agreement for Exhibition of Universal Films

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:30pm

We are extremely pleased to further enhance our strong partnership with Universal as we evolve the exclusive theatrical window, said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark CEO.

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  • We are extremely pleased to further enhance our strong partnership with Universal as we evolve the exclusive theatrical window, said Mark Zoradi, Cinemark CEO.
  • Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms.
  • The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television.
  • Headquartered in Plano, TX, Cinemark (NYSE: CNK) is one of the largest and most influential movie theater companies in the world.

Amblin Television and HBO Max Sign Development Deal for an Original Series Inspired by Rashomon

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:00pm

Todd Cohen, SVP Television Development, will oversee the day-to-day development of the project for Amblin, with Frank and Falvey.

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  • Todd Cohen, SVP Television Development, will oversee the day-to-day development of the project for Amblin, with Frank and Falvey.
  • "I am delighted to work with Amblin Partners and HBO Max to reimagine Rashomon for todays audience.
  • Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg.
  • Amblin Televisions co-presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, oversee all development, production and programming for the company.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT TEAM UP TO ENHANCE THE GIFTING EXPERIENCE THROUGH NEW DIGITAL MOVIE OFFERING POWERED BY SMARTGIFT

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

The movie is the recipient's to keep, helping them build their personal library through the free digital movie collection app, Movies Anywhere .

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  • The movie is the recipient's to keep, helping them build their personal library through the free digital movie collection app, Movies Anywhere .
  • "Digital movie collecting continues to surge and there is no better time to join forces with 1-800-Flowers.com to innovate that experience," said Michael Aaronson, Senior Vice President, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
  • Powered by SmartGift , customers can synchronize the arrival of their digital movie code with their gift delivery.
  • The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness.