Breaking: Jeff Zucker Steps Down at NBC

zuckernbc_120.jpgYou won't have Jeff Zucker to kick around anymore. According to the New York Times' Bill Carter, Zucker sent an e-mail this morning to his employees informing them that he would set down as CEO of NBC Universal when the Comcast takeover of the company was complete. "Look, I knew from the day this was announced that this was a possibility," Zucker told Carter. "I wasn't going to shut the door on anything. But in the last nine months it became increasingly clear that [Comcast] did want to put their own team in place -- and I didn't want to end up being a guest in my own house." Developing... [NYT/Media Decoder]