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USA Now and Syfy Now coming to Xbox One

NBC Universal's TV Everywhere content delivery comes to the Xbox One in the form of two new apps: USA Now and Syfy Now. Television content will be accessible the day after airing along with other episodes from the network library. Network...Show More Summary

NBC, Now Owned By Comcast, Once Told FCC It Should Break Net Neutrality To Force ISPs To Be Copyright Cops

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As you surely know by now, NBC Universal is owned by Comcast. And Comcast is one of the major players in today's fight over net neutrality. Comcast, of course, likes to pretend it supports net neutrality, even as it actually supports killing it. Show More Summary

CNBC Now Available on Apple TV

CNBC has become the first NBC Universal property available on Apple TV, the network announced today. The CNBC TV Everywhere app for Apple TV will allow business audiences to watch real-time streaming of the network’s business day programs, which span from 4amET to 7pmET. Show More Summary

George Zimmerman Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against NBC

5 days agoNews : Mediaite

Last month a Florida judge dismissed George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal, over that unfairly edited audio of Zimmerman's 911 call. But Zimmerman has now officially appealed that dismissal, indicating he not done fighting NBC yet.

Lauren Skowronski Leaving MSNBC

MSNBC’s VP of Media Relations Lauren Skowronski is leaving the network to become VP of Corporate Communications at NBC Universal. In a press release issued by NBCUniversal today, the network announced Skowronski’s promotion. She’ll report...Show More Summary

Maxus Won NBC Universal’s $175 Million Digital Review

Thanks to this report from MediaPost, we now know that Maxus (part of the WPP’s GroupM) has been awarded NBC Universal’s domestic digital media duties after a review. The annual ad spend is reported to be near $175 million. It was only...Show More Summary

Katherine Heigl Plugs “State of Affairs” at NBC Universal Summer TCA Event

Getting back into the swing of things, Katherine Heigl smiled for the shutterbugs at the NBA Universal Summer TCA Tour 2014 Day 1 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (July 13). The “Grey’s Anatomy” gal was in the house to promote her...Show More Summary

NBC, Universal Poised to Invade Comic-Con 2014!

Constantine, Hannibal and Grimm lead the way as NBC and Universal Television sets out to invade Comic-Con 2014. Panels are planned for these shows as well as Bates Motel and a yet-to-be-named Adult Swim series featuring Triumph the Insult Dog. NBC will host the panels for Hannibal and The Blacklist, while Universal Television will host […]

Judge Tosses George Zimmerman’s NBC Lawsuit

George Zimmerman has no case for libel against NBC Universal, a Sandford, Fla. circuit judge ruled on Monday, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Florida Judge Dismisses George Zimmerman’s Libel Suit Against NBC

A  Florida judge has dismissed George Zimmerman’s defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal. Judge Debra Nelson said Zimmerman’s camp failed to prove NBC News acted with malice when it aired an edited version of his 911 call after shooting...Show More Summary

Judge Dismisses George Zimmerman’s Libel Suit Against NBC Universal

A Florida judge has dismissed George Zimmerman‘s libel suit against NBC Universal, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled in favor of NBC Universal, throwing out Zimmerman’s suit accusing NBCU of trying toShow More Summary

George Zimmerman’s Libel Suit Against NBC Dismissed

last monthNews : Mediaite

On Monday a judge in Florida dismissed George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal.

‘Tammy’ Pie Trucks Roll Out This Weekend In Toronto, NYC & LA

To say that food trucks are the new means of movie and TV marketing — well, that’s just an understatement. About three weeks ago, NBC Universal and Fox drove around their donut trucks tubthumping Brooklyn Nine-Nine during the Emmy ballot period and now Warner Bros. Show More Summary

NBCU's TV Everywhere Taps Former HBO Exec Dina Juliano as SVP of Consumer Strategy

NBC Universal has tapped Dina Juliano, formerly vp of user experience and product design for digital products at HBO, as its svp of consumer product strategy for the network's TV Everywhere group, according to Variety. The hiring decision was made by the group’s recently appointed evp and gm, Allison Moore. Show More Summary

RAPP Names New CEO

This morning Omnicom Group announced a new CEO for its RAPP agency, fresh off its win in NBC Universal’s recent Hackathon. Alexei Orlov has decades of work under his belt at both agency and in-house positions. He most recently served...Show More Summary

Ralph Reed Working on Behalf of MSNBC Parent: Report

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Evangelical strategist Ralph Reed is doing Capitol Hill consulting work in an unofficial capacity on the behalf of NBC Universal’s parent company, Comcast, according to the Washington Blade. Reed’s Duluth-based PR firm, Century Strategies, is said to have been on...

George Zimmerman Lawsuit: Did NBC Make Him Sound Racist Against Trayvon Martin?

George Zimmerman’s lawsuit against NBC Universal alleges that the network knowingly edited his phone calls to the police in order to make him sound racist and that he purposefully racially profiled Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman is seeking damages against NBC as part of his libel lawsuit. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Trayvon Martin’s father

Comcast Wants to Put Its Logo On Top of a Beloved NYC Landmark

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

30 Rockefeller Plaza is one of the most beloved buildings in New York City. Hell, there's even a TV show named after it. Now that Comcast, majority shareholder of NBC Universal, is growing into an Earth-swallowing corporate behemoth, they are looking to erect their huge glowing logo atop the skyscraper, replacing the GE logo that's been there for decades. Read more...

NBC Owned Stations Launch Third Annual Grant Challenge

For the third year straight, NBC Universal will award grants to non-profits in the ten markets where NBC owns local stations. 30 grants will be awarded, totaling $1.2 million. The 21st Century Grant Challenge, a partnership between the...Show More Summary

WWE News: Why WWE’s TV Deal With NBC Universal Was So Low

WWE seemed to start a fire storm when they signed their TV Deal with NBC Universal. WWE’s stock plummeted, and the start of at least four known investigations began. WWE went from having their highest stock of all time to a low end stock that many didn’t see coming. The Owner of the company, Vince

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