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As the U.S. version of hit British drama Skins this week debuted to record ratings for MTV, PTC outrage and a Taco Bell advertiser defection,
the CEO of the U.K. company behind the series has been in Los Angeles
laying groundwork for far bigger impact on the U.S. TV landscape.
View photos from recent industry events, including the Television Critics Association winter press tour and the Golden Globes after parties.
Comcast/NBCU Down With D.C. Deals
The Comcast/NBCU meld is a done deal, at least in terms of Washington. While it has plenty of conditions and voluntary commitments, none came as a surprise--Comcast and NBCU had been working with the FCC and the Justice Department on those conditions--and none will keep the new company from getting down to business.
To read Comcast's pledges about the NBCU deal, click here.
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