Nightly News   |  February 12, 2013

Comcast to buy GE’s shares of NBC Universal

Comcast has announced they will acquire GE’s 49 percent stake in NBC Universal, ending 27 years of GE ownership of NBC. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> our company is in the news tonight. comcast, the majority owners of nbc universal have announced they are buying out ge 's remaining share of 49% of the company. in addition buying outright the ge real estate at our iconic 30 rock head quarters building in midtown manhattan t is a big deal financially, $18.1 billion in all. it will end 27 years of either full or partial ge ownership of nbc.