Sitting atop a gilded throne bedecked by hundreds of ivory peacocks and accompanied by a procession of 32 virgins ages 18 to 49, Dick Wolf was proclaimed the god-king of the NBC universe on Monday, as the network extended his production deal for four more autumn harvests. The deal also extended... More »
NBC Universal is known to chase pirates, but this week it's on the receiving end of a copyright lawsuit. Texan photographer Alexander Stross has sued the company for multiple infringements. The Today Show allegedly used Stross' workShow More Summary
If you are MSNBC Host Chris Hayes, a recent job posting from NBC Universal has got to make you more than a little anxious. The network posted a job opening on 1/15 presumably looking for a senior producer for the Rachel Maddow Show. That, in and of itself, would hardly raise eyebrows. Show More Summary
During this week's press tour for the Television Critics Association, NBC Universal research exec Alan Wurtzel caused a stir when he he revealed Netflix ratings numbers for shows like "Jessica Jones" and "Master of None." Today, Netflix...Show More Summary
Summary: Forget the Powerball; just own the rights to broadcast the Olympics to get your billion dollars. At least, that's what NBC Universal and Comcast are talking about right now. During a conference call about the advertising behind the Olympics, NBCU said that they are exceeding the pace of ad sales that they had in London...
Media reporters were recently granted a small window into the normally-secret world of Netflix and Amazon viewership statistics. At a presentation on January 13, 2016, NBC Universal’s President of Research and Media Development AlanShow More Summary
"This is in beta," NBC Universal Alan Wurtzel admitted of the data, though he did call the numbers valid. read more
Universal, NBC, Focus Features and E! Entertainment held a joint Golden Globes after-party at the Beverly Hilton.
NBC Universal digital president Nicholas Lehman has been named chief strategy officer at TEGNA, the former Gannett broadcast and digital properties. Here’s the CEO’s memo: From: A message from Gracia Martore Subject: Welcome Nicholas Lehman TEGNA’s new Chief Strategy Officer Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Nicholas Lehman has been named chief strategy … Read More
Meredith Vieira got some of the worst holiday news you can receive in the entertainment industry: her show has been canned. The Meredith Vieira Show has been canceled by NBC Universal, as its current second season will be its last.
baterista9 writes: “Are you requested by “powers that be” to cast guest stars from other NBC /Universal /Syfy /SPACE network series or films?” Answer: In fact, quite the opposite. We try to avoid casting actors who have appeared in other scifi shows on the same network. “2. Do you anticipate any 21st-century product placement in […]
NBC Universal has been reported as a possible candidate to take over Thursday Night Football beginning next season. The Hollywood Reporter says: CBS, Fox, NBC and Turner have signaled interest in the Thursday package. As the incumbent, CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus would seem to have an advantage. Show More Summary
Producers Ian Sander and Moses (Ghost Whisperer, Reckless, Profiler) have signed a first-look deal with NBC Universal International TV Production. Under the agreement, the duo will develop and produce procedural dramas under the studio’s...Show More Summary
Comcast is now using the “public service announcement” to push its leftist LGBT agenda. NBC Universal made an ad starring “Caitlyn” Jenner and fellow transgender activist Chandi Moore to mark the “Transgender Day of Remembrance" to remember...Show More Summary
A lawyer for Republican presidential candidate John Kasich sent a request to NBC Universal and NBC affiliate station managers Friday, asking for equal opportunity to appear on the network following rival candidate Donald Trump's SNL appearance earlier this month.
The group rallied outside of NBC Universal Studios.
It was back in July when NBC Universal declared it would no longer be doing business with Donald Trump. He wasn't a frontrunner for president then; he was never supposed to be. His candidacy was a joke, and there was no reason to think it would ever be anything else. We didn't...
'Saturday Night Live' image courtesy of NBC/Universal There have been countless articles, think pieces, and essays concerning the fact that Republican presidential frontrunner, business tycoon, and reality television star Donald Trump will be hosting this weekend's Saturday Night Live. That he shouldn't be hosting arguably goes without saying. It qualifies as an [...]
With the number 522,080 boldly emblazoned on the carton, about 100 demonstrators delivered a package to NBC Universal and Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels Wednesday night. That was the number of signatures that had been gathered on a petition calling on SNL to disinvite Trump from hosting the comedy show this Saturday night. Show More Summary
Former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller filed a $110-million dollar libel lawsuit on Friday against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, NBC Universal and a slew of others involved in the making of the rap group’s recent biopic, “Straight Outta Compton.” The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges...