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'Criminal Minds' and 'Mudbound' Writer Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television

Virgil Williams is exiting the CBS drama and will develop new projects for NBC's studio counterpart. read more

Alert the Dowager Countess: The Downton Abbey Movie Is Officially a Go

A Downton Abbey movie has been in the works since before the show even closed its door on the estate, and now it’s officially a done deal. An NBC Universal executive has confirmed to the AP that the film will begin production in 2018. “We are working on getting the ... More »

Jeff Zucker Defends Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview, But Says Marketing Has Been ‘Unfortunate’

last weekNews : Mediaite

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker, who used to be President and CEO of NBC Universal, weighed in today on the controversy over Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones.

Execs Talk Peak TV and Breaking Through With Savvy Viewers – Produced By

After 24 years of helping buy programming for Showtime and NBC, last year Pearlena Igbokwe became president of Universal Television, where she now finds, produces and sells content for a wide range of TV platforms. As the first African-American...Show More Summary

Creighton’s Greg McDermott offered Ohio State job

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott has been offered Ohio State’s head coaching job, sources told NBC Sports. The two sides met on Wednesday, NBC Sports has confirmed, and one source said that McDermott was the only coach University officials met with on Wednesday. ESPN first reported the meeting between the two sides. McDermott has spent […]

‘Chicago Fire’ Co-EP Michael Gilvary Inks Overall Deal With Universal Television

Michael Gilvary, one of the key writer-producers on Chicago Fire, has signed an overall deal with the studio behind the NBC firefighter drama series, Universal Television. Under the two-year pact, Gilvary will continue to serve as co-executive producer on Dick Wolf/Uni TV’s Chicago Fire, which has been renewed by NBC for a sixth season. Show More Summary

Jamaican-Chinese-American Woman Tells Little-Known Story Of 2 Blended Cultures

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

One woman’s story shows just how diverse the Chinese community actually is. Paula Williams Madison, a retired NBC Universal executive who’s Jamaican-Chinese-American, decided to begin actively looking years ago for ties to her Chinese grandfather, Samuel Lowe. Show More Summary

Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degree

last monthNews : The Cutline

In an emotional ceremony at Maryland's Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. "I really have not tried to process motive or intentions behind this yet," he told NBC News before the ceremony. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.

‘The Brave’: Matt Corman & Chris Ord Join NBC Drama Series As Co-Showrunners

NBC and Universal TV have tapped Covert Affairs creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord as executive producers and co-showrunners of the new drama series The Brave, which landed the plum Monday 10 PM slot behind The Voice on the network’s...Show More Summary

“Complementary, not competitive”: Philly’s NBC 10 is using web exclusives to find new viewers

When the University of Michigan announced the finalists for the 2017 Livingston Awards this month, Yoni Greenbaum noticed something that he thought was telling. Out of the 18 finalists for the local news reporting prize, NBC 10 reporters Vince Lattanzio and Morgan Zalot were the only two from local television stations. And 2017 is no...

NBC to launch Olympic Channel in July, replaces Universal HD

Late last year, NBC announced it was going to launch its linear version of the Olympic Channel. If you’ve watched figure skating, skiing or track and field coverage on NBC/NBCSN/Universal HD this year, you may have noticed the Olympic Channel branding. Show More Summary

The Charlie Sheen effect on HIV testing

(San Diego State University) On Nov. 17, 2015, actor Charlie Sheen publicly disclosed he was HIV-positive on NBC's Today Show. In previous research, scientists found that Sheen's disclosure corresponded with millions of online search queries for HIV prevention and testing. A follow-up study finds it also led to more sales of in-home HIV testing kits.

Jennifer Lopez Joins Derek Hough & Jenna Dewan At NBC Upfronts For 'World Of Dance'!

Jennifer Lopez is stunning as she strikes on the carpet while attending the 2017 NBC Universal Upfronts held at Radio City Music Hall on Monday (May 15) in New York City. The 47-year-old actress/singer was joined by her fellow World Of Dance judges Derek Hough and Jenna Dewan-Tatum, as well as Jennifer Hudson, who was [...]

Krypton Looks Like a Welcome Addition to Superheroes on Television

Syfy dropped a first look at its upcoming series Krypton for attendees of NBC Universals upfront presentation today, and from the looks of it, it will be a worthy addition to the growing number of superhero-related shows on television. Krypton was first announced in 2014 and follows a young version... Read More > Other Links From David S. Goyer

‘Good Girls’ From Jenna Bans Gets Series Order At NBC

NBC has given a series order to drama Good Girls, from The Family creator Jenna Bans. Written and executive produced by Bans and directed by Dean Parisot, the project, from Universal TV, follows three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers...Show More Summary

NBC, CBS Justify Leftist Students Shouting Down ‘Controversial’ DeVos

After Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was rudely shouted down by left-wing students during a commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University on Wednesday, NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning actually attempted to justify the disrespectful behavior.

TV Upfronts: Indie Studios Squeezed Out Amid Network Ownership Push

NBC's entire freshman slate will be produced by Universal Television, while the same seems to be true for Fox and its studio counterpart 20th Century Fox Television. read more

'Chicago Fire,' 'Chicago PD,' 'Chicago Med' renewed by NBC, no word on 'Justice'

NBC has renewed dramas "Chicago Fire," "Chicago PD," and "Chicago Med." There is no word yet on the fate of the fourth leg of the "Chicago" franchise, "Chicago Justice." "Justice" is the most recent iteration of the shared universe of Midway procedurals. In its first season, the legal drama has...

NBC's 'Taken' Renewed for Season 2 as Alexander Cary Exits as Showrunner

The drama, a co-production with Universal Television and Europa Corp., will be back with a new showrunner. read more

Is North Korea targeting one university to detain US citizens?

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

North Korea has detained two Americans employed at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, reports NBC News. Read more...

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