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Harry Connick Jr. to host daytime show

Harry Connick Jr. is adding the title of daytime show host to his resume. The jazzman, actor and "American Idol" judge will host a new syndicated program set to debut in fall 2016. NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution said Tuesday it has sold the show, titled "Harry," to Fox-owned TV...

Tamron Hall Nominated To Replace Cosby On Temple University Board

On Tuesday (Oct. 13), Temple University’s 36-member board of trustees will vote on whether to replace Bill Cosby’s seat with NBC correspondent and Today show host Tamron Hall. Cosby vacated the board in December 2014 following renewed allegations of sexually

Temple Looks To NBC's Tamron Hall To Replace Bill Cosby On Board

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Temple University trustees are expected to vote next week on naming NBC correspondent Tamron Hall to fill a seat on the board vacated by Bill Cosby last year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that board chairman Patrick O'Connor said the 1992 Temple grad has the support she needs for approval. Show More Summary

Bozell & Graham Column: Comcast Rolls Over for Hillary

In June, Comcast executive vice president David Cohen hosted a $2,700-a-plate fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. On the first weekend in October, the NBC Universal in-kind contributions really kicked in: a star turn on Saturday Night Live, a Sunday morning interview with Rev. Show More Summary

Amazon is considering making its own TV service (AMZN)

Amazon is considering creating its own online TV service, according to Bloomberg. The company is said to have reached out to CBS and NBC Universal. The talks are said to be in preliminary stages. The news comes as reports have suggested that Apple has been in talks to create its own TV service as well. Show More Summary

Marvel Developing Sitcom About Superhero Carnage Cleanup Crew!!

Marvel Developing Sitcom About Superhero Carnage Cleanup Crew!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! In August we learned NBC is developing a sitcom set in the DC Comics universe (“Powerless” is described as an “Office”-ish...Show More Summary

Marvel's 'Damage Control' in Development as Live-Action Comedy

Back in August, the announcement of NBC’s Powerless TV series set in the DC universe had comic fans crying afoul of a similar premise to Marvel’s Damage Control comics, created by Dwayne McDuffie and Ernie Colón. Well, good news! Marvel has officially one-upped its rival with intent to develop Damage Control as a live-action comedy on ABC. Continue reading…

Fifi DuBois Takes Miss'd America Drag Pageant By Storm

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Beauty pageants haven’t gotten the best press over the past year. Beginning their descent last September with John Oliver’s viral takedown of Miss America, NBC and Univision then dropped Miss Universe and Miss USA after Donald Trump’s...Show More Summary

‘QuizUp’ Interractive Game Show Based On Popular Trivia App Ordered By NBC

NBC has given a 10-episode order to QuizUp, a game show based on the popular trivia app. The format was developed in-house at sibling Universal Television in partnership with Plain Vanilla Corp., the Iceland-based game studio that created the mobile game. Show More Summary

Halo 5: Guardians TV commercial shows the universe mourning Master Chief

The Halo 5: Guardians television commercial debuted last night on NBC Sunday Night Football, but for those who may not have been watching, Microsoft has made the commercial available to view online. The Halo 5: Guardians TV commercial...Show More Summary

'Heroes Reborn' Cast News, Update: 'Chuck' Star Speaks About His "Darker, Grittier" Role in The Revival Series

NBC's revival series "Heroes Reborn" has just happened and one of the interesting aspects in the new show is Zachary Levi's character, Luke Collins. A newcomer in the "Heroes" universe, Luke rather played a very crucial part in the fate of each of the evos in the series.

NBC Buys Autobiographical Comedy From Elon Gold & Aggregate

NBC has put in development Say Uncles, a multi-camera comedy from actor-comedian Elon Gold (Stacked), Universal TV and studio-based Aggregate (Growing Up Fisher). Written by Gold, Boyce Bugliari, Jamie McLaughlin, Say Uncles is based on Gold's real life, where he is caught in the middle of his interfering brothers and his impressionable children. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Heroes Reborn

Are you ready to re-enter the Heroes universe? NBC's Heroes Reborn event series premieres Thursday at 8/7c with a two-hour episode that picks up five years after the events of the original series' finale, in which cheerleader Claire Bennett (Hayden Panetierre) came out as a human with special ... Read More > Other Links From Heroes Reborn

‘Under Her Thumb’ Drama Produced By Will Packer Set At NBC As Put Pilot

Will Packer Productions continues its push in the hourlong arena this season with Under Her Thumb. The drama, created by Alison McDinald (Red Band Society, American Dad!), has sold to NBC with a put pilot commitment. Universal TV where...Show More Summary

Marlon Wayans Near Deal To Topline NBC Comedy, Inks Overall Pact With Uni TV

Marlon Wayans has launched a production company with his longtime business partner Rick Alvarez. The yet-unnamed banner will be based at Universal TV, where Wayans has signed an overall deal. Under the pact, Wayans is set to co-create...Show More Summary

Niels Arden Oplev Inks Overall Deal With Universal TV

Coming off directing two pilots that went to series — the very well received USA drama Mr. Robot and NBC’s upcoming Game of Silence — Niels Arden Oplev has signed an overall deal with NBC and USA sibling Universal TV. Oplev has a very strong pilot directing record, with all of his US pilots going to series to date. Show More Summary

College Professor Gives His Students the ALF Test

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image: NBC) Did you read the syllabus? Dr. Joseph A. Howley, a classics professor at Columbia University, suspected that most of his students didn't. So he hid a test in his syllabus. It instructed students to email him a picture of Alf, the alien character in the 80s sitcom ALF. Show More Summary

HEROES REBORN World Premiere: Watch the Cast’s Post-Screening Q&A Now!

Perfectly times to conincide with the Toronto International Film Festival, last night saw NBC Universal International and Canadian Broadcaster SHAW team up to present the world premiere of HEROES REBORN at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. On hand to celebrate were creator Tim Kring, a sprawling cast including Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki […]

Donald Trump Sells Miss Universe Organization To Talent Agency

Donald Trump is cashing out of the beauty pageant business. Within days of gaining complete control of the Miss Universe Organization by buying NBC’s half, the billionaire businessman and current GOP presidential front-runner flipped his entire stake in the enterprise to the WME/IMG talent agency. Show More Summary

Trump Unloads Miss Universe

Just days after buying out NBC’s share of The Miss Universe Organization, Donald Trump is out of the Miss Universe business. ABC News reports that WME/IMG says it has acquired the organization from Trump. “Monday’s announcement comes on the heels...

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