Back on April 28, we learned in rather comical terms that John Boehner is not a fan of Ted Cruz. At all. So much so that according to NBC the former Republican House Speaker told an audience at Stanford University that the Texas senator...Show More Summary
Press release from NBC, July 19, 2016: NBC, Universal Television Alternative Studios and Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions are stepping on to the dance floor with a 10-episode order for “World of Dance,” an unparalleled dance competition series where the winner...
NBC and Jennifer Lopez are looking for dancers with million-dollar moves. The network today announced World of Dance, a competition series from Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions and the nascent Universal Television Alternative Studios that...Show More Summary
Ron Meyer is staying with NBCUniversal for a long time to come. The veteran executive has signed a contract to remain vice chairman of NBC Universal for an additional five years. His contract was set to expire in 2017.
NBC has released a poster for its DC Universe sitcom POWERLESS.
Nicolas Leslie, a 20-year-old UC Berkeley student missing since Thursday, has been confirmed as the third American victim of the truck attack in Nice. He was in the French city as part of the university's Study Abroad program, NBC News reports. "This is tragic, devastating news," UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas...
'Funded,' taking cues from 'The Voice' and 'Shark Tank,' is the first order from Universal's new in-house alternative studio. read more
By Robert Niles: King Kong is officially back at the Universal Orlando Resort. In a nationally televised moment on sister network NBC's Today show this morning, Universal declared open Skull Island Reign of Kong. Skull Island: #ReignOfKong...Show More Summary
Jeff Shell, the chairman of NBCUniversal's Filmed Entertainment Division, was denied entry into Russia last night. After being detained several hours, he was escorted out of the country and onto a flight. Shell, also chairman of theShow More Summary
NBC and Universal Television will make their presence known during the 2016 Comic-Con in San Diego July 21-24 as they plan an interactive “takeover” of Gaslamp Square which is located between the Convention Center and the Hard Rock Hotel. Show More Summary
Users of torrenting who are downloading pirate material may be caught out by NBC Universal's new invention.
In an effort to curb piracy of copyrighted content, entertainment giant NBC Universal has patented a way to detect files being shared by large groups of people on peer-to-peer networks in real-time. The idea is that the system, which...Show More Summary
NBC Universal has patented a new technology that can detect high volume file-sharing swarms, including those using BitTorrent. The system is set up to detect popular pirated files and gathers data that can be used for anti-piracy purposes,...Show More Summary
Ariana Grande is a Dangerous Woman, but she’s got herself a nice gig for the holidays. The Nickelodeon alum and recording star has joined the cast of Hairspray Live, NBC's live musical produced by Universal Television that will air December...Show More Summary
For years now, broadcasters have waged an unrelenting legal war on Dish network for giving consumers what they want: namely a DVR that automatically skips advertisements users weren't watching anyway. Fox, CBS and NBC Universal collectively...Show More Summary
The Scott comedy, 'The Baby,' has been granted a pilot production commitment by NBC. read more
Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite production company are staying put, signing a new overall deal with Universal Television and the newly formed Alternative Studio for scripted and unscripted projects. Under the new pact, Paper Kite, which...Show More Summary
Broadway and TV veteran Kristin Chenoweth has joined the cast of Hairspray Live, NBC’s live musical produced by Universal Television that will air December 7 from Los Angeles. She will play Velma Von Tussle, the self-promoting and manipulative...Show More Summary
It’s been six years since we saw Shrek on the big screen, but Hollywood can never let go of something, can it? According to Deadline, NBC Universal — a subsidiary of Comcast — is working to revive the beloved ogre following the company’s purchase of DreamWorks in late April. NBC is primarily known for producing [...]Show More Summary
Universal Television's ousted chief Bela Bajaria sold shows everywhere but her network sibling as the new importance of "stacking rights" rewrites the priorities of broadcasters. read more