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Comcast Roundup: “I’m ready for pitches”

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Brian Roberts (far left) sits on a panel about new media at The Cable Show.

Every Thursday morning, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup.
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In a bruised economy that has made kingmakers of those with spare cash, Sam Schwartz, who oversees mergers and acquisitions for Comcast’s digital group, told Peter Kafka of Media Memo that he’s shopping.
“I’m ready for pitches,” he said, in the interested video interview, which you can see below.
While previous purchases, like Fandango and Daily Candy, may have had technology motivations, Schwartz may be eying sites with large unique traffic in general. So what’s your idea?
The Media Memo video interview, the fallout from Comcast’s agreement with the NFL Network, why Comcast is threatening to cancel someone’s cable over a bill for $0 and four other Comcast stories you need to know to ace the test, after the jump.
Below watch Media Memo’s interview with Sam Schwartz:
http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/media/swf/atd/microPlayer.swf
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When there is just too much Comcast news to follow, the Comcast Roundup will be there to fill your every Comcast desire or fantasy.

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