The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, in which host Chris Hill, and analysts James Early, Jason Moser, and Tim Hanson discuss the biggest investing stories of the week.
Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) bought the remaining 49% stake of NBCUniversal from General Electric (NYSE: GE ) this week. Shares of both stocks hit multi-year highs. It was just one deal in a week that also included big deals between Sony and Starz and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) and Dreamworks. What do the deals mean for the future of television? Will Apple and Google be serious players in the future of television? Is sports content the secret to winning the battle for the living room? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts discuss the future of television.
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