A contemporary update of Dracula hasn't exactly been the ratings hit that NBC hoped for when it first gambled on Jonathan Rhys Meyers staying sober, but the network is already raiding its Universal parents’ video library for another classic monster it can give a sexy, primetime spin. Show More Summary
Dracula writer Daniel Knauff is writing and executive producing. The series is based on the 2010 Universal Pictures remake. [...]
By Erika Angulo, Producer, NBC News MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- When Chris Long thinks back on a summer spent digging up holes in the beach, it's a job he says he "wouldn't trade... for anything." The 26-year-old University of Central Florida Ph.D. candidate spent months loo …
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Astros owner Jim Crane is suing former team owner Drayton McClane for fraud, related to the sale of the Astros and McLane's stake in CSN Houston to Crane in 2011 for $615 million. Comcast and NBC Universal are also named in the suit. The...Show More Summary
NBC has bought Two To Go, a half-hour comedy spec by writers Bryan Shukoff and Kevin Chesley (The Hard Times Of RJ Berger). The project, from Universal TV where Jason Bateman’s Aggregate Films has a first-look deal, centers on the last...Show More Summary
Daniel Arkin, Staff Writer, NBC News A campus police officer at Liberty University in Virginia shot and killed a male student during a confrontation early Tuesday, according to the Lynchburg Police Department. A preliminary investigation of the incident shows that "shots were fir …
Taylor comes to NBC Universal as the company readies to launch Syfy and relaunch Universal Channel down under. SYDNEY - NBC Universal Television has appointed local media and telco executive, Chris Taylor, to head its channels and distribution business in Australia in the newly created role of vice president, international television. Show More Summary
Remember that flight attendant who was accused of hiding pet rats in her underwear? Louann Giambattista sued her former employer, American Airlines, and now she's suing Jay Leno, The Tonight Show, and NBC Universal for making "crude and defamatory" jokes about her, according to Courthouse News. In an admittedly unfunny... More »
On Saturday night, NBC viewers woke up with Kimye. On Sunday, meanwhile, Harvard students had their minds awakened by Kanye West himself. The rapper made a stop at the Ivy League university prior to playing for Boston fans as part of...Show More Summary
Disney is known for box office hits, and networks like ESPN, but its theme parks are really what makes it different from Time Warner or Comcast's NBC Universal.
Enten points out that Tea Party support is dwindling: The latest George Washington University Battleground poll found that just 19% of Americans said they would consider themselves a member of the Tea Party. The NBC News / Wall Street Journal survey found a record high 70% of Americans would say they were not members. Asked slightly differently, the last […]
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Nov. 14, 2013 — NBC has entered a deal to co-produce 12 episodes of the half-hour singlecam comedy “Working the Engels” from producers Halfire-CORE Entertainment in partnership with Shaw Media. “Working the Engels” marks the first time a U.S. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, ABC's World News and CBS Evening News both reported the latest poll numbers from the "respected" Quinnipiac University, as CBS's Scott Pelley labeled the institution, regarding President Obama's "lowest ever" approval rating, along with Americans' dim view of the politician's honesty. Show More Summary
Sykes will step in to executive produce the series, marking her first project under her new deal with Universal Television. read more
Manuel Martinez has been named president of Telemundo Stations, the NBC Owned Stations announced today. Martinez has been president and general manager of WTVJ, the NBC owned station in Miami, since 2012. In his new role, Martinez will oversee the 16 owned Telemundo stations. Show More Summary
Just yesterday, NBC News released a poll that showed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie trailed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by 10 points in a hypothetical 2016 match-up. But in a new Quinnipiac University poll released today, the two are virtually tied.
Before his controversial co-hosting gig at the Miss Universe pageant last night in Moscow, openly gay NBC correspondent Thomas Roberts spoke out against Russia’s antigay law while walking the red carpet. “I know the law is very vague and still hard to interpret for many people,” Roberts stated. “But it is discrimination and that’s definitive. And I don’t think that […]
Post by Emily Abbate. Even though the Miss Universe pageant doesn't air here in the United States until 9 p.m. EST on NBC, we have the inside scoop on the lucky lady to take home the title of Miss Universe 2013. The big winner? (Spoiler alert!) 25-year-old Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler. Show More Summary
The 2013 Miss Universe pageant, which is being held live from Moscow, will air live in the United States at 9pm ET on NBC. Hosted by MSNBC's Thomas Roberts and Mel B, the judges include Steven Tyler, Anne V and Carol Alt. The U.S. will be represented by Miss USA Erin Brady, who hails from East Hampton, Connecticut.