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Comcast Hires Lehman as NBCUniversal’s New Digital Boss

Comcast’s NBCUniversal hasn’t had a digital boss yet, but the young company does now: Nick Lehman, a longtime veteran of Viacom’s MTV Web operations. Lehman has spent the last year at niche TV network Plum TV, where he has been CEO since November. At NBCUniversal, he’ll oversee all of the site’s Web-only operations, like iVillage and Fandango, and he will also keep an eye on sites for networks like Bravo and Telemundo. He reports to NBCUniversal exec Lauren Zalaznick.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”