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Leader in sports management industry that provides high quality sports and entertainment to millions of fans around world?

Comcast-Spectacor

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How many states does Comcast-Spectacor operate in?

48 of the 50 states

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What National Hockey League team does Comcast Corporation own?

Philadelphia Flyers

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Name of arena that is the home of the Philadelphia Flyers?

Wells Fargo

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Name of venue management service that impact the bottom-line success of public assembly venues and events?

Spectra

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Owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses?

NBCUniversal

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Name 6 of the 17 national cable networks owned by NBCUniversal?

Bravo, Chiller, Cloo. E!, Esquire Network, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC Universo, NBC Sports Network, Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, Universal HD, Universal Sports, USA Network and The Weather Channel

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What online TV service, founded in 2007 has a mission to help people fine and enjoy the world's premium content when, where and how they want it?

Hulu

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The nation's leading moviegoer destination that sells tickets to nearly 20,000 screens across the country?

Fandango

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The largest content-driven community for women online?

iVillage

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What broadcast network that leads the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content for audience in the US and around the world?

Telemundo

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The venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation, invests in innovative businesses that represent the next generation of entertainment, communications, and digital technology by partnering with entrepreneurs who have the vision, passion and tenacity to succeed.

Comcast Ventures

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By combining the best characteristics of traditional venture funds with the technical insight, scale, and experience of a strategic investor, this offers a best-in-class value proposition for entrepreneurs, portfolio companies, partnering investors and the Comcast family of companies.

Comcast Ventures

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What opened its doors for the first time on August 31, 1996?

the Wells Fargo Center

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is the new dining and entertainment district centered in the heart of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex.

XFINITY Live! Philadelphia

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a group of four community ice skating rinks throughout the Philadelphia region that provides a total entertainment experience for the entire family.

Flyers Skate Zone

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This charity encompasses Flyers Charities and Global Spectrum Charities, and has contributed nearly $26 million to charity.

Comcast Spectacor Charities

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What presents inventive original programming that taps into the network's "passion groups" of food, fashion, beauty, design, and pop culture.

Bravo Media

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What network is in more than 95 million homes, and has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.

Bravo

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is the only cable channel devoted to delivering viewers round-the-clock scares.

Chiller

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is the destination for the best catalogue of crime and mystery programming,

Cloo

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What channel is television's top destination for all things entertainment and pop culture.

E!

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a lifestyle and entertainment network featuring programming that speaks to classic and contemporary passions and interests, from fashion and style, to food and drink, travel and women and relationships.

Esquire Network

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is a multimedia golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, FL and co-founded by Arnold Palmer and is available in more than 120 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite, and wireless companies.

Golf Channel

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What channel is the premiere destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives and also offers a full schedule of live news coverage, political opinions, and award-winning documentary programming - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

MSNBC

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On Feb 1, 2015 what was launched as the home to the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX, and from the network's transition from mun2?

NBC Universo

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The 24/7 cable platform that has a rich heritage of unmatched storytelling, best-in-class production, and the use of broad promotion to make big events bigger and also airs coverage of the Olympic games and Trials, along with NHL, NASCAR, MLS, IZOD Indy Car Series, Boxing, Tour de France, major college football and basketball, and horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown.

NBC Sports Network

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This is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud."

Oxygen Media

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A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award-winning features online including this website, which is a real-time social viewing party and is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad.

www.OxygenLive.com

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This channel launched in 2005 and is the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand, and online for children ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers

Sprout

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This channel is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment and was launched in 1992.

SyFy

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creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across multiple media platforms and outlets for domestic and international distribution.

Universal Cable Productions

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Available in 55 million homes and has programming that includes premiere sporting events, unedited and uninterrupted films, and award-winning series.

Universal HD

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a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multiplatform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States.

Universal Sports

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has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports.

Universal Sports

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A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, and is the No. 1 network in all of basic cable.

USA network

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Are made up of The Weather Channel television network, TWC digital properties, Weather Underground, and WSI and Weather Central, its professional division.

The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC)

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is owned by a consortium made up of NBCUniversal and the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital.

The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC)

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The nation's leading moviegoer designation, sells tickets to nearly 20,000 screens across the country.

Fandango

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Which segment operates the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, which together serve audiences and advertisers in all 50 states and also includes our owned and operated NBC and Telemundo local television stations, our broadcast television production operations, and our related digital media properties.

Broadcast Television

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Develops and schedules programming for the network's primetime, late-night, and daytime schedules.

NBC Entertainment

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Is a leading source of global news and information operating for 80 years and provides more than 30 hours of television new programming.

NBC News

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Is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually beneficial partnership's and known as America's Olympic Network?

NBC Sports

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Is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 28 NBC and Telemundo local television stations, a regional cable news channel, and their associated websites and digital platforms, as well as a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company and COZI TV.

NBC Owned Television Stations

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Is the largest 24-hour regional news network in the country, specializing in long-form journalism and serving more than 3.6 million subscribers in more than 1,050 cities and towns in all six New England states.

New England Cable News (NECN)

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Is a Spanish-language broadcast network that leads the industry in the production and distribution oh high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio for U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world.

Telemundo

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What are 5 out of the 17 Telemundo Owned Stations?

KVEA (Los Angeles)WNJU (New York)WSCV (Miami)KTMD (Houston)WSNS (Chicago)KXTX (Dallas/Fort Worth)KVDA (Phoenix)KSTS (San Francisco/San Jose)KNSO (Fresno)KDEN (Denver)KBLR (Las Vegas)KHRR (Tuscon)KNEU (Boston/Merrimack)WWSI (Philadelphia)KTLM (Harlingen)WKAQ (Puerto Rico)

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produces some of television's most critically acclaimed and successful programs for broadcast networks and online outlets in a variety of dayparts and genres.

Universal Television

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works across the company's vast portfolio of on-air and online properties to develop custom, innovative content and marketing solutions for our clients.

NBCUniversal Integrated Media (IM)

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consists of the operations of Universal Pictures, which produces, acquires, markets, and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms.

Filmed Entertainment

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creates and distributes theatrical and non-theatrical filmed entertainment for a growing global marketplace.

Universal Pictures

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Name 4 out of the 10 NBC's local owned television stations?

WNBC (NBC 4 New York)KNBC (NBC4 Southern California)WMAQ (NBC 5 Chicago)WCAU (NBC10 Philadelphia)KXAS (NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)KNTV (NBC Bay Area)WRC (NBC4 Washington)WTVJ (NBC 5 South Florida)KNSD (NBC 7 San Diego)WVIT (NBC Connecticut)

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This worldwide studio makes original and daring films that challenge the mainstream to embrace and enjoy voices and visions from around the world and that deliver global commercial success.

Focus Features and Focus Features International (FFI)

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markets and distributes NBCUniversal's contemporary and classic theatrical and television product, spanning properties from the company's Universal Pictures, Focus Features, and NBCUniversal Media Studios, as well as DVD original titles from Universal 1440 Entertainment and select third-party productions, including entertainment from Open Road Films and Mattel.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE)

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Universal Pictures markets and distributes films internationally through whom and officially began doing business on January 1, 2007?

Universal Pictures International (UPI)

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has created some of the world's most popular entertainment vacation destinations.

Universal Parks & Resorts

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is "The Entertainment Capital of L.A." and a movie and television-based theme park offering guests the authenticity of a working movie studio.

Universal Studios Hollywood

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is home to some of the world's most innovative theme park attractions- all of which are based on pop culture's most compelling films, stories, and characters.

Universal Orlando Resort

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is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.

Comcast Cable

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our independent online video subsidiary

thePlatform

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brings customers more of the content they love, wherever they are, on any device?

Xfinity TV

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an Entertainment Operating System that gives customers an interactive TV experience, providing instant access to all their entertainment.

X1 platform

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offers a wide range of flexible and reliable services, including the nation's fastest Internet with our Extreme 505 tier and the nation's fastest in-home WiFi all made possible through decades of investment in building a network that makes broadband widely available.

Xfinity Internet

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an online portal to access email, contacts and calendars, to program DVRs and to listen to voicemail.

Xfinity Connect

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the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program that provides eligible families with low-cost broadband service for $9.95 per month.

Internet Essentials

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a modern phone service that combines the reliability of traditional home phone with the features of a smart phone

Xfinity Voice

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a central online location to check email, listen to and forward voicemail, send text messages, and manage your address book, calendar and DVR.

Xfinity Connect

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a feature that allows families to use up to four personal phone numbers to make calls and text for free when using a WiFi network in the home or on the move.

Voice to Go

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a broadband and cloud-based platform that provides next-generation home security, control and energy management features.

Xfinity Home

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provides advanced communication solutions to help companies of all sizes be more productive.

Comcast Business

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a suite of cloud-based business solutions that can be purchased through one integrated web portal

Upware

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The advertising sales division of Comcast Cable that helps local, regional, and national advertisers reach fragmented audiences by creating customer, multiscreen marketing solutions.

Comcast Spotlight

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Since 1999, this group has contributed nearly $158 million to help strengthen the communities we serve by investing in programs and nonprofits that address our priorities: expanding digital literacy, promoting community service and building tomorrow's leaders.

the Comcast Foundation

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