NBCU ‘well set’ for post-mega-merger era

The CEO of Comcast has said NBCUniversal’s current performance means the content business is well prepared for any landscape changes, including the potential Fox-Time Warner merger. Brian Roberts told investors NBCU’s performance “strategically and financial positions us well in the content business”, and that “we certainly don’t think we need to bulk up in content”. […]

Scripps Networks Interactive hires international finance chief

Channel operator Scripps Networks Interactive has hired a new chief financial officer for its global development arm, Scripps Networks International.  Simone Nardi was previously a senior vice president and chief financial officer for NBC Universal’s international channels and television production operations. Prior to that he was vice president and chief financial officer for NBC Universal’s […]

MacLellan announces NBCU exec roster

Kevin MacLellan has announced his executive team at NBC Universal International. MacLellan assumed the president, international television, role at NBC Universal following the NBCU-Comcast merger last year and he has now detailed which executives will fill which senior positions. The new structure sees Ken Bettsteller return to the fold. Formerly COO of E! Entertainment, now […]