Comcast and GOLF CHANNEL to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
ADVISORY, Jan. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --
What: Larry Smith, co-CFO of Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK) and GOLF CHANNEL Reporter David Marr III will preside over the closing bell to celebrate the kick-off of the 2007 PGA TOUR season on the GOLF CHANNEL. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: Jeremy Friedman GOLF CHANNEL 407.355.4058; 407-721-9752 c firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQ.com
The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
About GOLF CHANNEL:
The GOLF CHANNEL (www.golfchannel.com), co-founded by Arnold Palmer and a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK), is available in more than 100 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite and wireless companies. It features a programming schedule that includes more live golf coverage than any other network -- an extensive blend of golf competition from around the world -- as well as news, instruction and original productions, such as the popular The Big Break. The GOLF CHANNEL is the exclusive cable home of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, and the exclusive television home of the Nationwide Tour, European Tour and Canadian Tour. The network also televises other competition from the LPGA Tour, USGA, PGA of America, PGA Tour of Australasia and Sunshine Tour of Southern Africa.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 24.1 million cable customers, 11 million high-speed Internet customers, and 2.1 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks and in the delivery of programming content.
The Company's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, the GOLF CHANNEL, VERSUS, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. The Company also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.
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