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...
The Justice Department official, William Baer, represented NBC Universal during its takeover by Comcast and is therefore forbidden from considering the merge.
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
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
NBC has passed on Conception, its supernatural mystery drama project from writer John Glenn and producer David Janollari. The project, from Universal Television, where Glenn’s and Janollari’s companies are based, was set up at at the network in August with a put pilot commitment, a rare such big commitment for a pitch from a sibling studio. Show More Summary
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 […]
In his new role as VP Legal, Yakub Hazzard will be handling profit participation litigation and related matters for all of the company’s television businesses, NBC Universal said today. He will report to Jamie Lichtman, EVP and General Counsel, NBCUniversal Television & Entertainment. Show More Summary
Randy Reeves has been promoted to news director at Columbia, MO, NBC affiliate KOMU. Reeves will replace Stacey Woelfel, who was named director of the Jonathan Murray Documentary Journalism Center at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism last week. Show More Summary
The Mindy Project alum Tommy Dewey will star opposite Krysten Ritter in NBC’s pilot Mission Control, a Universal TV-produced comedy from executive producers Adam McKay and Will Ferrell. A workplace ensemble set in 1962, Mission Control...Show More Summary
Kenneth Choi (Ironside) has landed a regular role in the NBC drama pilot Coercion, from Universal Television and Keshet Media Group. Based on the Israeli format The Gordin Cell, the high-octane thriller revolves around the O’Connor family...Show More Summary
NBC Chicago Federal hearings on an attempt by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union are set to resume.
With Mother's Day looming on the horizon, you might already be wondering what gift could best express your love for the woman who brought you into the world. Worry no more. Gaumont International Television, NBC Universal and brand-marketing firm Evolution have announced plans to create a perfume based on the hit NBC show Hannibal. After […]
Hope Davis and Margarita Levieva are set as the female leads opposite Gavin Stenhouse in the NBC drama pilot Coercion. Based on the Israeli format The Gordin Cell, the project hails from Universal Television and Keshet Media Group, which is behind the original series. Show More Summary
NBC Universal’s Sochi performance is partly measured in gold, too. Televising the Olympics is a NBC’s Olympics: The Eyes Have It - -
Andrea Mitchell’s parade of complaints about “The Hillary Papers” at the University of Arkansas can be better explained by a peek at her own 2005 memoir “Talking Back.” In her chapter on being a “White House Pit Bull...
Smash star Christian Borle is back at NBC with another series lead role, this time on the comedy side. The Tony winner is set to star in NBC‘s multi-camera comedy pilot Lifesaver, from writer Wil Calhoun, Universal TV and Peter Traugott’s TBD Entertainment. Show More Summary
Michael Stahl-David (My Generation, The Black Donnellys) is in final negotiations to play the co-lead opposite Christine Woods in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Two To Go, from Universal TV and studio-based David Janollari Entertainment and Jason Bateman‘s Aggregate. Show More Summary
Krysten Ritter, who toplined NBC’s comedy pilot Assistance last season, is back as the star of another NBC/Universal TV half-hour pilot. Ritter is finalizing a deal to topline in Mission Control, from executive producers Adam McKay and Will Ferrell and writer David Hornsby. Show More Summary
Fred Goggin appears live from NBC’s Connecticut studios to anchor the NBC Universal curling coverage on USA Network. Along with 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Kevin Martin of Canada, Goggin sets up the day’s action before turning things over to Andrew Catalon and 2010 U.S. Show More Summary
Better Off Ted alum Malcolm Barrett has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Mission Control, a Universal TV-produced comedy from executive producers Adam McKay and Will Ferrell in the tone of Anchorman. David Hornsby wrote and exec produces...Show More Summary