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Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire Time Warner Cable After Pressure From RegulatorsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15
Comcast on Friday morning announced that it has terminated its agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable, with Comcast Chair & CEO Brian Roberts appearing on CNBC to discuss the failed deal. Roberts said, “We wanted to bring the products that we've got that we're very proud of to new market...
The following lists household rating trends for The Masters on CBS Sports from ''77-96, complied by Nielsen Sports Marketing. ^ = indicates playoff (THE DAILY). YEAR RAT/SHR OOO''S WINNER YEAR RAT/SHR
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