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Comcast eyes YouTube producer

Joins Peter Chernin in weighing $30M Fullscreen investment

Comcast eyes YouTube producer

Comcast is eyeing an investment in Fullscreen Inc., which ranked as the top independent YouTube network in unique viewers in January, according to comScore’s report.
Comcast is eyeing an investment in Fullscreen Inc., which ranked as the top independent YouTube network in unique viewers in January, according to comScore’s report.

 Comcast Corp.'s venture capital arm and Hollywood producer Peter Chernin (Rise of the Plant of the Apes), whose Chernin Group investment arm counts Providence Equity Partners (where Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis used to work) as a major investor, are weighing a $30 million investment in a YouTube production venture, Fullscreen Inc., wites Peter Kafka in a column for AllThingsD here.

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