Comcast To Carry CNN+ In New Deal With WarnerMedia

Comcast Cable has agreed to carry CNN+, the new streaming news network from AT&T’s WarnerMedia, as part of a new long-term distribution deal between the two companies. The new agreement also renews carriage of WarnerMedia’s Turner cable networks including TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TCM, truTV, HLN and CNN en Español. Comcast will also be able to offer its Xfinity customers on-demand and TV Everywhere content.

Comcast Cable CEO David Watson Shares His Own Coronavirus Recovery Story

Comcast Rebrands Spotlight Ad Unit As Effectv

Comcast Cable is renaming its Spotlight advertising sales division as Effectv to reflect that in a changing television environment, it can show advertisers the impact of the campaigns it runs. The company is shifting its emphasis from traditional spot sales to a focus on data-driven and addressable advanced advertising.

Dave Watson Named Comcast Cable CEO

Comcast Corp. said Monday that Dave Watson will become president and CEO of Comcast Cable as Neil Smit moves into a new parttime role as vice chairman of Comcast Corp., effective April 1.

Sinclair And Comcast Reach Retrans Deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group said today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Comcast Cable for the carriage of Sinclair’s television stations. “We are pleased to announce that we were able to come to an agreement with Comcast, the largest cable provider in the country,” said Barry Faber, Sinclair’s general counsel. “While we are not permitted to disclose the financial terms of the new agreement, we are pleased with the value received, which reflects the importance of our programming to Comcast subscribers.”


Cathy Avgiris Named CFO Of Comcast Cable