The Powers That Be: Daily

The Great NBC Deal That Wasn’t

The Great NBC Deal That Wasn’t

The Powers That Be: Daily - May 26, 2022 - 18:51

Veteran media reporter Dylan Byers joins Peter to discuss how Comcast’s Brian Roberts very nearly spun off NBCU into a merger with Electronic Arts—and what the defunct deal nonetheless reveals about his next M&A targets. Then Teddy Schleifer stops by to handicap Round 2 of the Gavin Newsom vs David Sacks recallapalooza.

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