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Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...service as well as the owner of NBCUniversal, home of the NBC network, a slew of cable channels, film studio Universal Pictures and theme parks."He remade the cable industry. When he started, it was a bunch of mom and pop businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...is a division of Comcast Spectacor, which itself is a subsidiary of Comcast Corp., the people who run NBC TV, Universal pictures and the cable service for thousands in this area.Global Spectrum is the venue management company. Food services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-partridge-inn-n
Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers

...to $6.6 billion. The division includes NBC; cable networks like Syfy, E!, Bravo and USA; the film studio Universal Pictures and theme parks. Advertising revenue fell for NBC and the cable networks.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/comcast-now-has-more-inter
Augusta is a 'premiere' destination -- so get on up and sing it, everyone!

...in the movie?While these are valid questions, Universal Pictures did in fact do something quite flattering and downright...positive starts to what are not always positive lives.Universal Pictures graciously allowed our documentary teaser to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/augusta-premiere
Tickets on sale this morning for Augusta premiere of James Brown movie

...purchases are tax-deductible.Brown-Thomas said movie premieres are normally invitation only, but she asked Universal Pictures to allow public sales so she could raise money for JAMP."This is a once-in-a-lifetime James Brown experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/tickets-sale-wednesda
'Godzilla' box office monster

...946 screens in 64 markets outside the U.S. and Canada."Godzilla" knocked last weekend's No. 1 hit, Universal Pictures "Neighbors," down to No. 2 in its second weekend.The raunchy Seth Rogen and Zac Efron-led comedy earned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-19/godzilla-box-office-monster
Augustan feels good as extra in 'Get On Up'

...Williams spent a week working as an extra on the set of Universal Pictures' 'Get On Up.' The film, set for release Aug...RECENTLY, I SPENT a week working as an extra in Universal Pictures' Get On Up. The film, set for release Aug. 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-03-22/augustan-feels-good-extra-ge
Ramblin' Rhodes: Williams to play new songs; Brown movie gets a title

...especially in and around Jackson and Natchez. News accounts say it will be called Get On Up and will be distributed by Universal Pictures in August.Portraying JB is Chadwick Boseman, who starred as baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the movie 42.Boseman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-15/ramblin-rhodes-willia
Deal allows for online video

...gives Comcast control over the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, cable channels such as CNBC and Bravo, the Universal Pictures movie studio and a stake in Hulu.com, which distributes NBC and other broadcast programming online.Government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-28/deal-allows-online-video
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FCC chief seeks to set conditions for Comcast

...over the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, popular cable channels including CNBC, Bravo and Oxygen and the Universal Pictures movie studio. It would also give Comcast a roughly 30 percent stake in Hulu.com, which has become a popular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-23/fcc-chief-seeks-set-condit
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