We hung out with the entire cast of Hairspray Live! on the NBC Universal lot.
Ariana Grande gives Kristin Chenoweth a big hug while attending the Hairspray Live! press junket on Wednesday (November 16) at the NBC Universal Lot in Universal City, Calif. The duo were also joined by their co-stars Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Ephraim Sykes, Garrett Clayton, Jennifer Hudson, Maddie Baillio, Martin Short and Shahadi Wright Joseph. After [...]
Steve Harvey will end his afternoon talk show in Chicago next spring after his contract with NBC Universal is up. The popular talk show has broadcast his show in Chicago for five seasons and will wrap filming in May 2017. According to the Chicago Tribune, Steve Harvey is ending the show in Chicago to start... Show More Summary
Savannah Guthrie election night coverage Courtesy of NBC/Universal
Apple’s News app is getting some much needed help at selling ads. Instead of continuing to sell ads to companies on its own, Apple has reportedly inked an exclusive deal with NBCUniversal that will allow the company to sell ads for the News app. The new ad arrangement is set to take hold in January […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The cable giant now streams a third of its revenue from NBC Universal, a deal it concluded in early 2013. The regulatory and political climate was more accommodating and CEO Brian Roberts' strategy sound. AT&T's $85 bln bid for Time Warner, by contrast, is a dog's breakfast.
KNIGHT RIDER is driving towards a reboot…..again. Machinima announced it has partnered with YOMYOMF, Justin Lin and NBC Universal to bring the famous 1980s franchise back into the digital medium. YOMYOMF (YouOffendMeYouOffendMyFamily) and Lin will be producing with a potential launch date next year. Show More Summary
Boards for both companies are meeting today to approve the half-stock half-cash acquisition valued at over $80 billion, the largest media deal since Comcast Corp. acquired NBC Universal in March 2013.
Media Columnist Margaret Sullivan and NBC Universal's Mark Kornblau had a contentious Twitter exchange on Friday over lingering questions over Donald Trump's infamous 2005 appearance on Access Hollywood
(Image credit: NBC Universal) We've long been fans of Danny Seo's easy-to-adopt tips for being healthier and more eco-friendly at home. And "Naturally, Danny Seo," his new show on NBC, is chock full of them—for reusing, upcycling, and includes a few tasty recipes, too. READ MORE »
The former chairman of NBC Universal Television Entertainment has been named president of the indie media company Primary Wave Entertainment. Variety reports that Jeff Gaspin, who resigned from his post with NBCU in 2010 just ahead of the Comcast takeover,...
In a move to bolster its TV and digital production operations, Primary Wave Entertainment has acquired Jeff Gaspin’s Gaspin Media and has named the former NBC Universal TV Entertainment chairman to the newly created position of President. Show More Summary
TBS and NBC Universal were able to struck a bargain over the syndication rights of the comedy series.
Comedy writer-producer Suzanne Martin is reteaming with Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills for another comedy series project. The single-camera half-hour has been set at NBC. Universal TV, where Hazy Mills is based, is the studio. Written...Show More Summary
While NBC’s primetime Olympic ratings were down 17 per cent overall and 25 per cent in the 18-49 demographic compared to London 2012 despite a friendlier timezone, NBC Universal president and CEO Steve Burke told attendees at a conference...Show More Summary
It was a shock when NBC Universal announced the management team for its newly acquired DreamWorks Animation a few weeks ago, and Chris Meledandri, founder and chief of the parent company's Illumination Entertainment unit was nowhere to be found. Show More Summary
NBC's Matt Lauer, who NBC Universal recently announced would moderate the upcoming Commander-in-Chief Forum with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, was once listed as a "notable member" of the Clinton Global Initiative, the leadership arm of the Clinton Foundation.
Donald Trump reportedly told an NBC Universal executive that he could continue his show “The Apprentice” if he ran and was elected to the White House. According to a June Vanity Fair report that The Hill notes went largely ignored until the reporter did an interview this weekend on The...
Fed up with the restrictions on video and logo usage imposed by NBC Universal on other TV networks and stations, WGN sports anchor Pat Tomasulo had an entertaining Howard Beale meltdown. "I'm not even going to report on the Olympics,...Show More Summary
Despite having moved on from late night to Hulu specials, Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, is still owned by NBC Universal. And the company has been making money off the hand puppet and his projects all along. Since debuting on NBC's "Late...Show More Summary