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GE 1Q Earnings Fall, Outlook Strong

Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg via Getty Images FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- General Electric is reporting lower net income than a year ago because last year's results included the sale of NBC Universal. But the company said industrial divisions...Show More Summary

TV Jobs: CNN, NBC Universal, Bloomberg

This week, CNN is hiring a senior producer for Fareed Zakaria GPS, while NBC Universal needs a line producer for MSNBC Dayside. Bloomberg is seeking a head of strategic content partnerships, and ABC News is on the hunt for a freelance news acquisition center engineer. Show More Summary

NBCU’s Wilshire Studios Inks Overall Deals With Producers Stephanie Bloch Chambers & C. Russell Muth

NBC Universal Cable Entertainment’s Wilshire Studios is ramping up its unscripted development slate, inking new overall deals with Stephanie Bloch Chambers (Chrisley Knows Best, Married To Jonas) and C. Russell Muth (DEA, Bordertown Laredo). Show More Summary

NBCU to launch videos for digital platforms

NBC Universal has announced a new video initiative, which it will use to create content specifically intended for digital platforms. The unit is starting with four series, which will be available... To view the full story, click the title link.

Roseanne Barr shows off drastic weight loss

Lookin' good, girl! Roseanne Barr looked thinner than ever as she attended the NBC Universal Summer Press Day in Pasadena, Calif., on Tuesday. The actress and comedian revealed her drastic weight loss — and the audience took notice.PHOTOS:...Show More Summary

KRISTIN CAVALLARI Rocking Her Baby Bump On The Red Carpet

I guess Kristin Cavallari’s at that point in her pregnancy where she has to just OWN it- LOL. Here she is rocking her baby bump on the red carpet for NBC Universal’s Summer Press Day. Kristin must not have much longer until she’ll welcome baby #2. RELATED: Kristin Cavallari is baby bumpin’ in black. She […]

NBCU CEO: Nothing's Stopping Tina Fey, Jay Leno From Taking Late Show Job

With David Letterman officially announcing his retirement from the late-night stage, the question on everyone's mind is "Who will replace him?" Many names have been bandied about, and NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke isn't taking former...Show More Summary

Design Jobs: AAA, Business Insider, Laspata DeCaro

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

This week, AAA is hiring a graphic designer, while Business Insider needs an interactive designer. Laspata DeCaro is seeking a graphic designer, and NBC Universal is on the hunt for a senior designer of print and digital. Get the scoop...Show More Summary

It's the end of an internet era.

It's the end of an internet era. Today, news broke that the pioneering TV recap site Television Without Pity (TWoP to the faithful) will be shut down next week by parent company NBC/Universal. In its mid-2000s heyday, TWoP and its wonderful writers inspired a generation of critics, myself included. It's a real bummer to see it go. Read more...

ConstructionWatch: See Harry Potter and Despicable Me Rising at Universal Studios

When NBC Universal isn't demolishing haunted Chinese restaurants to build a new hotel, it's doing some serious expansion and construction on attractions inside Universal Studios, as seen on InsideUniversal. The most anticipated...

Goodbye TWOP, or Television Without Pity (Daily Candy, too)

Today NBC/Universal announced the imminent demise of Television Without Pity (or TWOP, for short), and Daily Candy, two web 1.0… Read More

NBC Is Pulling the Plug on Daily Candy, Television Without Pity

The plug is about to be pulled on Daily Candy and Television Without Pity, two websites that helped pave the way for Internet-native content, according to a representative for parent company NBCUniversal. NBC Universal will close the sites, which have struggled to generate adequate traffic or revenue. Show More Summary

Demolition Watch: Spooky Old Fung Lum Restaurant to be Demolished Soon For Universal City Hotel

The once-striking Fung Lum Chinese restaurant is on the verge of demolition to make way for a new hotel that's part of the NBC Universal Evolution plan, according to SkyscraperPage and Inside...

Comcast lobbyist Cohen meets his match in FCC’s Wheeler

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp's top lobbyist David Cohen is known to be a savvy political operator, having pushed through the No. 1 U.S. cable operator's landmark acquisition of media giant NBC Universal in 2011.

TV Jobs: Fox News, Hulu, Cablevision

This week, Fox News is hiring an information graphics writer, while Hulu needs an ad trafficker. Cablevision is seeking a director of user experience, and NBC Universal is on the hunt for someone to fill the role of senior counsel of business and legal affairs. Show More Summary

Former TV bigwigs are going after 'super-fans' with new online video service

Another day, another upstart streaming video service. The latest contender to enter the fray is Tapp, the subscription-based brainchild of former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC Universal Television chairman Jeff Gaspin. So what's got a bunch...

Top Federal Antitrust Official Will Not Weigh In on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The Justice Department official, William Baer, represented NBC Universal during its takeover by Comcast and is therefore forbidden from considering the merge.

Comcast Applauds Itself For Barely Adhering To NBC Merger Conditions, Most Of Which Comcast Created

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As Comcast pushes for regulatory approval of its next major merger (the acquisition of Time Warner Cable), the company is pointing to its last major merger (the acquisition of NBC Universal) as an example of how tough regulators and meaningful merger conditions will keep the company honest as it grows ever larger. Show More Summary

TV Jobs: The Weather Channel, MSNBC, NBC Universal

This week, The Weather Channel is hiring a senior producer, as well as a video producer. Meanwhile, MSNBC is seeking a line producer for Ronan Farrow Daily, and NBC Universal is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. Get the scoop on these...Show More Summary

Comcast Extends Cheap Internet For Poor Families Deal

In 2011 Comcast agreed to offer a $9.95 broadband service to low-income families as one of the government conditions for being allowed to buy out NBC Universal. It’s now said it will extend that program, due to expire this fall, indefinitely. Under the program, qualifying families can get a 5 megabits per second connection for […]

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