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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.

Jane Pauley heading to CBS after 40 years with NBC

Longtime CBS anchorman, Bob Schieffer broke the news during his annual Scheiffer Symposium on the News at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth on Wednesday.

TV highlights: Olivia’s team handles yet another security breach on ‘Scandal’

Would you really go to a school fully sponsored by (and named after) a sub sandwich chain? On “Community” (NBC at 8 p.m.), Subway is trying to turn Greendale Community College into Subway University, which makes Jeff consider an employment offer. Read full article >>

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 […]

NBC's 'Welcome to Sweden' Relies on the 'Universality' in Comedy

Siblings Amy and Greg Poehler touted their new summer comedy, inspired by Greg's life. read more

NBC Documentary Ignores Skeptics, Insists ‘97 Percent’ Agree on Climate Change

The “Green is Universal” network is at it again, warning about the threat of man-made climate change. Ann Curry’s latest NBC production, “Our Year of Extremes” was billed as a documentary even though it was thoroughly alarmist and ignored...Show More Summary

NBC St Louis: Webster wins second consecutive President's Cup

WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – The Webster University chess team won their second consecutive President's Cup, which is known in the chess community as the "Final Four" of college chess. Undefeated going into the tournament over the weekend, the Gorloks took on and defeated Texas Tech University in the final round. Show More Summary

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

The Man with the Hats To Coach Season Seven The Voice Performers!

Grammy Award-winner and Academy Award-nomine Pharrell Williams has signed up to coach contestants for season seven of NBC’s The Voice. Check out the press release after the jump. UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — March 31, 2014 — Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Pharrell Williams has signed on as a coach for the upcoming seventh […]

MEDICAL MARVEL: 3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life [Pic + Video]

Doctors in the Netherlands at University Medical Center Utrecht say they have successfully implanted a 3D-printed skull into a young woman. The 23-hour surgery occurred three months ago, according to NBC News, but details are just being released, as the woman, 22, is recovering extremely well. While her name has not been released, she apparently […]

Andrea Parker Joins NBC Pilot ‘Feed Me’; Ryan Devlin In CW’s ‘Jane The Virgin’

Andrea Parker (Desperate Housewives) has been cast in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Feed Me, from Witt-Thomas and Universal TV. Written by Sally Robinson and starring Mary-Louise Parker, it centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. Show More Summary

Toks Olagundoye Joins NBC Pilot ‘Feed Me’, JoBeth Williams In ‘Your Family Or Mine’

Toks Olagundoye, one of the leads of sophomore comedy The Neighbors, has been cast as a regular in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Feed Me in second position to the ABC series. Feed Me, from Witt-Thomas and Universal TV, stars Mary-Louise Parker and centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. 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

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