Big expectations for NBCU at Comcast (audio)


Steve BurkeComing off of a big Q1 for NBCUniversal, the folks at Comcast who now run NBCU think this is just the beginning. How big is the opportunity in broadcast television?

NBCU CEO Steve Burke was asked in the quarterly conference call with Wall Street analysts just how much potential lies in NBCU.

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Note the final comment added by Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.

RBR-TVBR observation: Some might say that NBCU has nowhere to go but up. That is too simplistic, though. It will be a tough slog to rebuild primetime at the NBC Network, but the Comcast management team is clearly committed to making that long-term investment, which will pay off at the O&O stations as well (not to mention the affiliates).