The Wrap reports Comcast is in talks to buy NBC Universal from GE
Update 10/1/09: there are a variety of media reports where both Comcast and NBC are denying that the story reported by The Wrap is accurate.
Via The Wrap:
Comcast, the nation’s leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, is in talks to buy the entertainment giant NBC-Universal from General Electric, according to a knowledgeable individual.
Deal points were hammered out at a meeting among bankers for both sides in New York on Tuesday, executives familiar with the meeting said.
A spokeswoman for NBC-Universal had no comment. A spokeswoman for Comcast also had no comment.