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

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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

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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

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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

Former NBC Boss Bob Wright Defends Brian Williams

In one of the strongest statements in support for Brian Williams to date, former NBC Universal chairman Bob Wright has told the New York Post he believes “the substance” of what Williams has talked about has been true, and Wright hopes...Show More Summary

[TV] Is NBC Moving “Constantine” To SyFy Rebranded As Hellblazer?

Over the last 24 hours there has been a rumor that NBC is planning to save “Constantine.” But not in a way we once thought. NBC Universal is apparently toying with the idea of moving the show to it’s cable sister channel SyFy, where it could be a little darker and have lower expectations for […]

Brian Williams’ Fate In Hands Of NBCU Top Brass, Not News Division

NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke will make the final call on what punishment will be meted out to news anchor Brian Williams, according to sources familiar with the situation. That, as the NBC News division for which Williams works is suffering...Show More Summary

Report: Diane Sawyer Lands Bruce Jenner Exclusive for ABC

Page Six is reporting ABC’s Diane Sawyer has landed an exclusive interview with Bruce Jenner, despite Jenner’s long association with NBC Universal’s E!, which airs “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” An “ABC insider” tells Page Six Sawyer...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) NBC Universal Launches Audience Targeting for TV

FORT LAUDERDALE -  NBCUniversal is betting big on the marriage of context and content to drive return on investment in ads, says Joe Cady, VP of Advertising at NBC Universal, at the Beet.TV executive retreat this past weekend. Earlier...Show More Summary

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