The owner of NBC and Universal Pictures would use Sky to expand the company's Europe operations.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says the Philadelphia-based owner of NBC and Universal Pictures would use Sky to expand the company's Europe operations
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts called Sky “an outstanding company” that would boost Comcast’s global presence.
Closer content collaboration between NBC Universal and Sky as well as technology synergies are driving Comcast's $31B offer to acquire European pay TV giant Sky, according to Comcast Chairman and Chief Executive Brian Roberts. Speaking...Show More Summary
NBC and Universal owner Comcast has made a surprise £22 billion bid for Sky. 21st Century Fox, which owns 40% of Sky, has been trying to buy the remaining stake since the end of 2016 but has faced repeated regulatory hurdles. Comcast's...Show More Summary
Comcast has made a $31B offer to acquire European satellite pay-TV giant Sky from under the noses of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The cable giant, which owns NBC Universal, has made a bid of £12.50, which it says is a 16% premium...Show More Summary
Sarayu Blue (the CW’s No Tomorrow) has landed the lead in NBC‘s half-hour single-camera from comedy Aseem Batra, Amy Poehler, Julie Anne Robinson and Universal TV. Paul Adelstein (Scandal) has been tapped as male lead opposite Blue in...Show More Summary
Former The Grinder star Natalie Morales has landed the lead role in NBC comedy pilot Abby’s from Josh Malmuth, Mike Schur's Fremulon, 3 Arts and Universal TV. Written by Malmuth, Abby's, which echoes the tradition of one of NBC's best...Show More Summary
Warren Christie is set as a series regular opposite Grace Van Dien in NBC drama pilot The Village, from Mike Daniels and Universal TV. Written/executive produced by Daniels (The Brave, Sons of Anarchy), The Village is a sprawling ensemble drama. Show More Summary
Grace Van Dien (Greenhouse Academy) has booked the lead role in NBC drama pilot The Village, from Mike Daniels and Universal TV. Written/executive produced by Mike Daniels (The Brave, Sons of Anarchy), The Village is a sprawling ensemble drama. Show More Summary
Former Deadbeat star Tyler Labine has been cast as a series regular opposite Janet Montgomery, Freema Agyeman and Anupam Kher in NBC's untitled Bellevue hospital hourlong drama pilot from David Schulner, Peter Horton and Universal TV. Written...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Saturday Night Live alumna Sasheer Zamata and Sean Kleier (Bravo’s Odd Mom Out) have been tapped as the leads of NBC comedy pilot So Close from Greg Malins (Will & Grace, Life In Pieces), Hazy Mills and Universal TV. Written by Malins and directed by Gail Mancuso, So Close centers on hopeless romantics Riley (Zamata) & Kyle (Kleier). Show More Summary
Former Girl Meets World star Sabrina Carpenter has landed a supporting role in NBC comedy pilot So Close from Greg Malins, Hazy Mills and Universal TV. Written by Friends and Will & Grace alum Malins, So Close centers on hopeless romantics Riley & Kyle. Show More Summary
Mark Pellington (Blindspot) is set to direct NBC drama pilot The Enemy Within, from Gotham executive producer Ken Woodruff, NBC executive-turned-producer Vernon Sanders and Universal TV. The Enemy Within is a character-driven investigative thriller set in the world of counterintelligence. Show More Summary
Former Salem star Janet Montgomery is set as a female lead in NBC’s untitled Bellevue hospital hourlong drama pilot from David Schulner, Peter Horton and Universal TV. Written by Schulner, the Bellevue drama is produced by Dr. Eric Manheimer,...Show More Summary
It’s taken awhile but NBC has given a second-season renewal to supernatural drama Midnight, Texas, which launched this past summer. There will be a change at the helm of the series, from Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment. Eric...Show More Summary
“There’s no tolerance in this White House, and no place in America for domestic abuse,” Vice President Mike Pence told NBC News Lester Holt, from whatever alternate universe Pence is living in. Technically, the two men are in PyeongChang, South Korea, where Pence is leading the U.S. Show More Summary
The chef/restaurateur samples street food, truck stop stew, high-end fare, and Buddhist monk cuisine David Chang, the founder of the Momofuku Culinary Universe, is in Pyeongchang, South Korea this week serving as NBC’s food and culture expert during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Show More Summary
NBC Olympics, a division of NBC Sports Group, is producing, programming and promoting NBC Universal’s Olympic coverage. For the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the production has chosen to cover the event with Canon’s cameras and lenses. Show More Summary
Colorado State is expected to part ways with head coach Larry Eustachy, sources confirmed to NBC Sports. Eustachy has been on paid administrative leave since Saturday, which came days after the University opened up an investigation into the culture that the coach has created within his program and his conduct and behavior towards his team.