Michael J. Fox left prime-time television more than a decade ago to focus on his battle with Parkinson’s disease. Now he’s back, with the help of drugs that keep his own shaking from the illness mostly under control.
Walt Disney Co.’s ABC network, staking a claim to growth in online video ads, will brief advertisers next week on a service providing live shows on mobile phones and tablets, people with knowledge of the plan said.
Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable company and the owner of NBC Universal, said first-quarter profit rose 17 percent as U.S. residential video subscriber revenue increased at the highest rate in four years.
U.S. stocks fell, dragging the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index from a record high, on slower growth in American payrolls and manufacturing as the Federal Reserve said it will maintain its bond buying to support the economy.
Time Warner Inc., owner of cable networks TNT and HBO, posted first-quarter sales that missed estimates as advertising dropped in part because of a later schedule for college basketball’s biggest event.