The folks at Firehouse 51 will be fighting more than fires on Season 2 of NBC's "Chicago Fire.""There's an outside threat to the firehouse-more than one actually. One is physical and one is mental," executive producer Derek Haas said...Show More Summary
It was on September 8th 1966 that Star Trek debuted on NBC in the U.S.A. The episode chosen to be broadcast first was actually the fifth produced – “The Man Trap“. So fire up Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu Plus, Star Trek.com, or your DVD or Blu-ray copy of TOS and celebrate!
NBC is developing a Reality Bites half-hour comedy, with Ben Stiller as an executive producer and original screenwriter Helen Childress onboard to write the pilot. [Pause here to fire up the soundtrack; let the bliss of "Stay" wash over you.] According to Variety, the show will pretty much mirror the... More »
You never get the smell of smoke out of your skin. “It’ll be in there for weeks,” NBC News Coordinating Producer Al Henkel said via phone as he drove to Boise after several days covering the Beaver Creek fire in … Read more
Earlier this week we learned Tina Fey would produce a new NBC sitcom set on the vacation community of Fire Island. Now we learn she’s shopping around a second sitcom. Woo hoo! This one will be set at a former women’s college that just started accepting male students. [NYmag.com] Robin Thicke is getting sued by [...]
Deadline Hollywood reports that NBC has signed a deal for a new Tina Fey-produced show that appears to have its setting in a Fire Island bar. The project, said to be in the vein of Cheers, is a character-driven workplace comedy where a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father finds a new home and family on Fire Island. Show More Summary
Tina Fey’s coming back to TV! If your primetime lives have been empty shells of what they once were following Tina’s departure from NBC, take heart: Fey and her 30 Rock cohort Robert Carlock, along with writer/producer Colleen McGuinness, are working on a new female-centric comedy for the peacock network that takes place on gay [...]
… but this time, just as a producer. Fey is behind a “female-centered workplace project” for NBC about a young woman who lives on New York’s vacation community Fire Island. If Wikipedia is to be believed, Fire Island is where Tina Fey likes to vacation. [Deadline Hollywood] Is that a giant-ass engagement ring on Hayden [...]
Tina Fey and her 30 Rock co-showrunner Robert Carlock have inked a deal with NBC for their new project, according to Deadline. The new workplace comedy is about a young woman who finds a new home and family on Fire Island during her search to reconnect with her father. Show More Summary
Tina Fey and her 30 Rock co-showrunner Robert Carlock are planning to produce an untitled comedy pilot NBC just bought. It centers on a young woman who tries reconnecting with her dad and "finds a new home and family on Fire Island." Deadline describes the show as a "female-centered workplace project" and... More »
While NBC has come under heavy fire from Republicans for planning to broadcast a mini-series about Hillary Clinton starring Diane Lane, the project may wind up being produced by Fox Television Studios, a sister company to Fox News. NBC and Fox are in the early stages of negotiations for Fox to become the distributor of the film internationally. Show More Summary
NBC has come under heavy fire, especially from Republican critics, for agreeing to broadcast the series about Hillary Rodham Clinton, which may end up being produced by Fox Television Studios.
EXCLUSIVE: Matt Olmstead, executive producer of NBC’s Chicago Fire and co-creator/executive producer of its upcoming spinoff Chicago PD, has signed a rich two-year overall deal with Universal Television, the studio behind the two series, along with Wolf Films. Show More Summary
Ray Richmond contributes to Deadline’s TV coverage. Chicago Fire creator and exec producer Dick Wolf sounded confident this morning that his freshman firefighter drama would be renewed for a second season, considering that the hour has helped to goose ratings in its Wednesday night timeslot 17% this season with adults 18-49. Show More Summary
Excerpts from a new book have been released and they echo a previous report regarding Ann Curry and her firing from Today: Matt Lauer may suck, but producers were to blame for the horrible situation at that NBC program. In "Top of the...Show More Summary
Dino Stamatopoulos -- the former "Community" writer and consulting producer, who also played the oddball character Star-Burns on the NBC comedy -- ripped the network...
Karma's a bitch, ain't it?? NBC has just fired TODAY executive producer Jim Bell, the genius behind ethnicity cleansing firing Ann Curry. In the past few Curryless months it's been clear that it was not the female anchor, but the show's mastermind that caused TODAY's massive ratings decline. Jim's replacement is NBC News VP Alexandra Wallace [...]
You don't lose something as valuable as 14 years of dominance in the morning show ratings race without someone getting fired, even if it's not technically a firing.
Interviewed by NBC producer Richard Dominick and originally broadcast on Today Show in May 1985.
George Zimmerman intends to sue NBC for their misleading editing of audio tape of his 911 call the night Florida teen Trayvon Martin was shot and killed. NBC fired a "seasoned" producer and two other employees after an internal investigation. Show More Summary