The Madeleine Brand Show for September 27, 2010

Steve Burke named as CEO of NBC Universal

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Jeff Zucker, president and CEO of NBC Universal, testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill February 25, 2010 in Washington, DC.

NBC Universal employees going back to work today will find a new man in charge. On Sunday it was announced that Steve Burke will replace Jeff Zucker as chief executive.

Burke's been serving as Comcast's Chief Operating Officer.

NBC and Comcast are expected to merge.

Sharon Waxman, editor of, joins us as she does every Monday to talk about the business of Hollywood.

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