Comcast advances to Worst Company Elite Eight

There are those who might suggest the pairings have been unfair thus far, but Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), which tried to rally its employees to its cause, defeated Radio Shack to move to the "Elite Eight" of The Consumerist's Worst Company in America competition while Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), was not surprisingly ousted from the competition by Gulf of Mexico despoilers BP.

Comcast next squares off with AT&T (NYSE: T) which, the publication said, pulled off "probably the biggest upset of the tournament to this point" by beating Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL). The two are the only remaining media companies after Bank of America defeated DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) and Ticketmaster ousted media fringe player Sony.

For those interested (and why you are is anyone's guess), the other Elite Eight competitors are Wal-Mart, WellPoint and Chase.

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