Peacock Without Roku And Amazon Fire TV? The Streamer’s Top Exec Is OK With That

Comcast’s new streaming service launches next week and has yet to announce a deal with the two most popular streaming platforms. Matt Strauss, chairman of Peacock and NBCUniversal’s Digital Enterprises, says that’s fine. “It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon for us.”

Debmar-Mercury Names ‘Nick Cannon’ EPs

Daytime Emmy Award Winners Katy Murphy Davis and Matt Strauss join the new national daytime talker, debuting Oct. 5 in more than 95% of the U.S. from the ‘106 & Park’ Studios in Harlem.

Executive Shakeup At NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal today unveiled management changes that will see Bonnie Hammer shift from launching the Peacock streaming platform to overseeing all broadcast and cable studio operations. Comcast vet Matt Strauss is joining NBCU as the new head of Peacock, while Paul Telegdy will become the solo chairman of NBC Entertainment, multiple sources close to the situation have confirmed. George Cheeks, who has spent the past years as co-chair of the NBC Entertainment broadcast division alongside Telegdy, will shift to a vice chair role under Hammer.


Comcast’s Strauss Talks About TV’s Future

Matt Strauss, executive vice president of Comcast’s Xfinity services, weighs in on the company’s Olympic ambitions, its streaming plans and more.

Comcast: We Need ‘Surgical’ Video Strategy

On the same day that Comcast finally launched the anticipated trial of its IP-based Stream TV service in Boston, the MSO’s video chief, Matt Strauss, laid out his company’s vision for video services to investors at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media & Telecom conference in New York.