September 22, 1995 |
After meeting for more than eight hours in a marathon session Thursday night, the board of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. adjourned without voting on a proposed merger with Time Warner Inc. to create the world's largest entertainment company. The boards of the two companies are expected to convene separately again this morning in hopes of approving an agreement and announcing the $8-billion merger this afternoon.
February 28, 1996 |
In a landmark deal that combines for the first time a major telephone carrier with a leading cable operator, US West Inc. has agreed to buy Continental Cablevision Inc. in a transaction valued at a startling $10.8 billion. The merger is a harbinger of the consolidation that promises to reshape the telecommunications industry.
July 15, 1993 |
Cable Operator, Cap Cities and Hearst Reach Accord: Continental Cablevision Inc., the country's third-largest cable TV operator, has reached a six-year agreement with Capital Cities/ABC Inc. and Hearst Corp. to carry all TV stations owned by each company.
July 28, 1995 |
2 Firms Join Cable Programming Venture: Comcast Corp. and Continental Cablevision Inc. are investing in a cable programming venture with Cox Communications Inc., reducing Times Mirror Co.'s stake, Cox said. A Cox spokeswoman said Philadelphia-based Comcast and Boston-based CCI will each put $45 million into the venture.
December 19, 1995 |
Outdoor Recreation Cable Channel to Be Expanded: Cox Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., Times Mirror Co. and Continental Cablevision Inc. said they plan to increase the audience for their joint 24-hour cable channel about outdoor recreation and conservation. Outdoor Life Network will be launched nationwide early next year. It's been available since July in certain regions. The program is currently broadcast to 1.
November 4, 1995 |
Continental, Comcast Subpoenaed in Probe: Two cable television companies that loudly criticized Time Warner Inc.'s purchase of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. have received subpoenas in the government's antitrust review of the proposed media mega-merger. Continental Cablevision Inc.