Divestiture Agreements, Executive Promotions, Programming Lineup, Upcoming Conference Calls and Presentations, and Dividends - Analyst Notes on Comcast, Time Warner, CBS, Live Nation and WWE

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Divestiture Agreements, Executive Promotions, Programming Lineup, Upcoming Conference Calls and Presentations, and Dividends - Analyst Notes on Comcast, Time Warner, CBS, Live Nation and WWE

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Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS), Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) and World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1949-100free.

Comcast Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 28, 2014, Comcast Corporation (Comcast) announced that it has reached an agreement with Charter Communications (Charter) on a series of tax-efficient transactions, whereby the combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable entity, following the completion of Comcast's previously announced merger with Time Warner Cable, will divest systems resulting in a net reduction of approximately 3.9 million video customers. The Company informed that under the agreement and following the close of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, Charter will acquire approximately 1.4 million existing Time Warner Cable subscribers to increase Charter's current residential and commercial video customer base. Further, Charter and Comcast will each transfer approximately 1.6 million customers. The Company added that the agreement will be executed via three separate transactions, subject to the completion of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. The full analyst notes on Comcast are available to download free of charge at:


Time Warner Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 23, 2014, Time Warner Inc. (Time Warner) reported that Warner Bros. Animation's (a division of Warner Bros. - a subsidiary of Time Warner) Sam Register has been promoted to the newly created position of President of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series. The Company said that in the new position, Register is responsible for heading a newly formed live-action digital content production unit and spearheading the development and production of original live-action digital series. The full analyst notes on Time Warner are available to download free of charge at:


CBS Corporation Analyst Notes
On April 29, 2014, CBS Corporation (CBS) reported that its entertainment network TVGN (TV Guide Network) has released its 2014-2015 Upfront slate, featuring more than 400 hours of original programming, a six-fold increase from the previous year's Upfront. The Company informed that the network's lineup will include six original series and four primetime specials, as well as exclusive cable premieres of signature event programming airing on the CBS Television Network. "Our programming celebrates entertainment and celebrity in a fun, vibrant tone and often with a comedic perspective that delivers the excitement of being a fan-because we're fans too," said Brad Schwartz, President of Entertainment and Media at TVGN. "From the fan-fueled party cruise phenomenon with New Kids on The Block to celebrity-obsessed daily show 'Popsugar Now' to the best after-show on television 'Big Brother: After Dark,' we are putting ourselves right in the middle of fandom culture." The full analyst notes on CBS are available to download free of charge at:


Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Live Nation) announced that it will release its Q1 2014 financial results on May 6, 2014, after market hours. The Company stated that it has scheduled a teleconference at 5:00 p.m. ET on the same day to discuss the results, to be hosted by Michael Rapino, President and CEO of Live Nation. The Company also announced that members of the management team are scheduled to participate at the J.P. Morgan 42nd Annual Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on May 20, 2014, at 10:40 a.m. ET. The full analyst notes on Live Nation are available to download free of charge at:


World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 25, 2014, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The Company informed that the dividend is payable on June 25, 2014, with a record date of June 13, 2014. The full analyst notes on WWE are available to download free of charge at:


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