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The PM Ticker: Roberts, Weather, Young Viewers

  • Comcast CEO Brian Roberts played a round of golf with President Obama on Martha’s Vineyard, Deadline reports. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, and one of Roberts’ top deputies is an Obama bundler. That said, the Comcast CEO himself is known to be more pragmatic in his political donations.

  • Variety’s Brian Steinberg looks at younger viewers of TV news, and how new players like Al Jazeera America and Fusion are trying to scoop them up, as the existing channels continue to skew old.

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