Weather Channel

Weather Channel ‘weighs sales’

NBCUniversal-backed cable net Weather Channel may sell parts or all of its assets, according to a report from business wire Bloomberg. Comcast-owned NBCU co-owns WeatherChannel Cos. with private equity groups Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital LLC, having acquired the company in 2008 for US$3.5 billion. However, the private equity groups have now spoken with JPMorgan […]

Weather Channel in deal with Virgin Media

The Weather Channel has teamed up with UK cable operator Virgin Media to deliver new weather services across the latter’s TV, online and mobile platforms. The Weather Channel-branded app, which will be available on the TiVo platform, will let users check the weather over the next 24 hours and see a five-day forecast for a […]