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Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) and Syfy to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK) and Syfy, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the premiere of new TV drama “The Expanse”. The futuristic space thriller is an adaption of the James S.A. Corey’s bestselling novels. The first episode of this new show is scheduled to air on Monday, December 14th.

In honor of the occasion, Dave Howe, President of Syfy and Steven Strait, star of “The Expanse”, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Friday, December 11th, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Syfy Media Contact:
Maureen Granados (NBCUniversal, Syfy)
212-664-4143
maureen.granados@nbcuni.com

Stephen Cox (NBCUniversal)
212-664-4639
Stephen.Cox@nbcuni.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Syfy:

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine Greater.)

About Comcast Cable (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK):

Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA) (Nasdaq:CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

About NASDAQ-100 Index®:

The NASDAQ-100 Index, launched in January 1985, is one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world. The NASDAQ-100 Index is the basis of the PowerShares QQQ Trust (Nasdaq:QQQ) which aims to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond with the NASDAQ-100 Index's performance. In addition, options, futures and structured products based on the NASDAQ-100 Index and the PowerShares QQQ Trust trade on various exchanges.

About Nasdaq Group:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.