Television

Barbara Billingsley Dies at 94

h/t Mark Tully: The New York Times The actress Barbara Billingsley passed away on Saturday at the age of 94. Known best for her role as June Cleaver, the mother in the classic 1950s and 1960s sitcom Leave It to Beaver, Billingsley personified for millions the perfect postwar suburban mother. She never quite escaped from […]

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National Broadcasting Company Soon To Be Owned By Cable

NEW YORK TIMES DEALBOOK BLOG (Sorkin) Carter / Merced Reporting November 30, 2009, 8:17 pm <!– — Updated: 8:33 pm –> G.E. and Vivendi Agree on Value of NBC Universal Update | 8:28 p.m. General Electric has reached a tentative agreement to buy Vivendi‚Äôs 20 percent stake in NBC Universal for about $5.8 billion, helping […]

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