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1

What year was American Cable System founded by Ralph Roberts, Julian Brodsky and Daniel Aaron?

1963

2

What year did Comcast launch a cloud-enabled video platform that transformed TV into an interactive , integrated experience?

2012, was when the X1 Entertainment Operating System launched

3

When was Comcast Center, the tallest building in Philadelphia built?

2008

4

In what year did Comcast acquire NBCUniversal?

2011 Comcast becomes Majority owner after acquiring 51% from GE
2013 acquired remaining stake from General Electric Company

5

What year did Comcast and NBCUniversal bring the first multiplatform Olympics, breaking viewing records?

2012

6

What year did Comcast launch new xfinity tv go app with live streaming?

2013

7

In 1975, this iconic sketch show was created?

Saturday Night Live

8

In what year did Carl Laemmle found Universal Films?

1912

9

David Sarnoff founded broadcasting giant NBC in what year?

1926

10

Microsoft made a $1 billion investment in Comcast's "vision of technology" in what year?

1997

11

Considered as one of the most defining moments in the history of Comcast Corporation, what year was public stock offered?

1972 (CMCSA, CMCSK)

12

What year did Comcast become the nation's largest video company?

2002 (acquires AT&T Broadband)

13

The longest running public service campaign on network TV, "The More You Know" debuts?

1989

14

In what year did Comcast reach 30 billion On Demand entertainment views?

2013

15

The longest running show on TV, "Meet The Press" debut in what year?

1947

16

Xfinity Home Security launched in what year?

2011

17

what is a cloud-enabled video platform that transformed TV into an interactive , integrated experience?

X1

18

In 2014, Comcast announced construction of what building?

Comcast Innovation and Technology Center

19

In 2008, Comcast was one of the first providers to offer what?

On Demand streaming of TV shows and movies online via XfinityTV.com

20

What reinvented how viewers watch TV by allowing them to use their mobile devices to search across platforms and find what they want to watch, when and where they want to watch it.

Xfinity TV app

21

What was launched in 2012 to broaden the number of choices that the customer can watch?

Streampix

22

In what year was the Wizarding World of Harry Potter debuted?

2010

23

Comcast Labs opens Silicon Valley Center in what year?

2010

24

NBC Radio broadcasts Berlin Summer Olympics Live in what year?

1936

25

Our company's signature celebration of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer event is called what?

Comcast Cares Day

26

Annual Comcast Cares Day effort launches in what year?

2001

27

Seinfield's Final Episode attracts 76 million viewers in what year?

1998

28

Which first blockbuster film in 1975 was successful and began an amazing legacy for the filmmaker Steven Spielberg at Universal?

Jaws

29

E.T. the Extra- Terrestrial was the highest grossing film of which year and remains one of the most successful movies of all time in the United States?

1982

30

In 1952, this was the nation's first morning news program that debuted on NBC?

Today show