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NBCU Coy On Whether It Will Bid On TV Rights To '14, '16 Olympics
Published February 17, 2011
QUITE A QUARTER: In Philadelphia, Bob Fernandez reports Comcast's profit "bloomed to more than $1 billion" in Q4 '10, prompting Roberts to "declare that the cable giant's businesses performed well on all fronts." The financial performance of NBCU "was not contained in Comcast's earnings report because the deal closed after the first of the year." Burke said that the "greatest potential benefit in the NBCU deal was reviving the NBC broadcast-TV network, but that doing so would take several years" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2/17).