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SpectreVision Hires Lisa Wolk Whalen From NBC/Universal’s ‘Chiller’ As COO

SpectreVision, the company started by Daniel Noah, Josh Walker and Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings trilogy), has hired a new chief operating office from NBC/Universal’s Chiller where she served as senior director, program strategy. Lisa Wolk Whalen will step in as COO, effective immediately. Show More Summary

Madonna and Diplo Perform "Bitch I'm Madonna" on "The Tonight Show"

Photo Courtesy of NBC/Universal Madonna and Diplo swung by last night's episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", performing "Bitch I'm Madonna" from Madonna's latest effort Rebel Heart. The iconic singer's performance started...Show More Summary

You Got Synergy All Over My News

Vanity Fair’s piece on the fall of NBC News over the last 4 years is a pretty good read, and at least finds some people willing to put the blame squarely on the shoulders of The Worst Company In America, which bought NBC/Universal despite serious concerns raised by, I dunno, everyone? Since Comcast took control of [Read more...]

Fun Beauty Ideas to Steal From This Look to Make Your Weekend More Instagrammable

If you're looking for ways to play with your beauty look this weekend that are social-media-perfect, look no further than the hair, makeup, and nail look Portia Doubleday wore for the NBC Universal Summer Press Day to support her upcoming drama Mr. Show More Summary

Heidi Klum & Nicole Scherzinger Glam Up NBC Universal Summer Press Day

There was no shortage of feminine beauty in Pasadena, California last night (April 2) as Heidi Klum and Nicole Scherzinger showed up for some press duties. The German supermodel was in the house to plug “America’s Got Talent” with fellow...Show More Summary

First LGBT Group Marches In NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade—But Is It Progress Or Lip Service?

last monthLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Out anchor Thomas Roberts joined Out@NBC/Universal, the first LGBT group invited to march in the 253-year-old procession.

NBC plans cable-dependent Apple TV app for second half of 2015

Despite reports that NBC Universal is not involved in negotiations for Apple’s upcoming subscription TV replacement service, NBC still hopes to arrive on the Apple TV as soon as the second half of 2015, according to a source with knowledge of NBC’s digital roadmap. A recent presentation slide provided by the source shows that NBC wants to launch Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and […]

MSNBC to Debut Two Daily Video Shows on Facebook

MSNBC will team up with digital-video distributor NowThis on two daily video programs that will debut on Facebook, Variety reported. The cable news network and NowThis, partially owned by MSNBC parent NBC Universal, will debut: Sound...Show More Summary

The man who saved CNBC is the biggest winner following NBC's Brian Williams disaster

In all the turmoil and head rolling at NBC, one change has gone almost unnoticed. Mark Hoffman, President of business network CNBC, is now reporting directly NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke. That's the very top. Hoffman used to report to Pat Fili-Krushel the former NBC News Group Chairman, who then reported to Burke. Show More Summary

NBC brings back former news prez

NBC Universal announced its executive reshuffling of its troubled news department on Friday, bringing back its former news chief Andy Lack to supervise the division and MSNBC. Mr. Lack will take... To view the full story, click the title link.

Newswire: NBC to launch a comedy-only subscription service

The network hasn’t had a hit sitcom in years, but as part of its “if you love something, let it go to the Internet” programming strategy NBC/Universal is launching a new subscription streaming service to showcase comedy. The streaming...Show More Summary

NBC wants you to pay for streams of Jimmy Fallon, SNL

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : NewTeeVee

Well, this is interesting: NBC Universal is working on a comedy video subscription service, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The service, which could launch later this year,…

NBC Universal Tries to Censor TorrentFreak’s News About Leaked Films

In an attempt to make it harder for people to find pirated copies of its movies, NBC Universal has tried to remove several TorrentFreak articles from Google's search results. Apparently, talking about piracy is already enough for websites to be hit by takedown requests. Show More Summary

Comcast’s Earnings Report May Be a Rorschach Test

Screengrab: Google News Comcast is the largest cable company in the US as well as the corporate parent of the massive media entertainment conglomerate NBC Universal. The most honest headline for any of the media giants earnings reports...Show More Summary

Legislator Calls Comcast-Time Warner Merger ‘Bad Deal’ for Consumers

The proposed mega merger between NBC Universal parent Comcast and Time Warner Cable hit resistance in Washington Wednesday, when Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) described the $45 billion deal as a “tipping point” for the market that would...Show More Summary

Constantine Won't Be Moving To Syfy, But That Could Still Be Good News

Poor Constantine has not fared so well during the 2014-2015 TV season. Early reports have indicated that NBC Universal might move Constantine to Syfy for Season 2. Today, new reports indicate that rumor is false. However, that?s not necessarily a bad thing. Click To Continue Reading

NECN Debuts New Studio

Viewers of NBC Universal’s regional news station NECN saw a new station look after Wednesday’s debut of a state-of-the-art studio. \"Over the last year, necn has gone through a complete revitalization with one goal in mind – to bring our viewers across New England the best breaking news and weather coverage possible,\" said Mike St. Show More Summary

For Comcast CEO, NBC News Was ‘Crown Jewel,’ a Storied Brand to Protect and Grow

It wasn’t supposed to go like this. Four years ago next week, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to talk about earnings, and Comcast’s recently-closed acquisition of NBC Universal. Roberts had just taken control of a massive company, with interests in film, local and broadcast television, theme parks, sports, and cable. Show More Summary

Former NBC Boss Defends Brian Williams—Says the “Substance” of What he Said Is True

Former NBC Universal chairman Bob Wright has come out in defense of embattled NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, saying that he would like to see him back on the air soon, since the “substance” of what he said was true. “The substance of what he’s [talked about] is true,” Wright told the New York […]

Wingnuts Have 50 Shades Of Sadz

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: Americans should boycott "Fifty Shades of Grey" on Valentine's Day, say more than 60,000 signatories and a growing coalition of groups that accused NBC Universal of "using a romantic holiday to promote a movie about...Show More Summary

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