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December 16, 2019: Kate McKinnon wearing dress by Harry Halim attends Bombshell special screening at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com
NBCUniversal is looking to Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon to work on their latest limited series Joe Exotic, currently the working title Ordered straight to series by NBCUniversal Television and Streaming divisions, the actress will also act as executive producer In an unprecedented move, NBCU plans to roll out the new series across three of[...]
THE ORVILLE: Seth MacFarlane in the ÒRoad Not TakenÓ season finale episode of THE ORVILLE airing Thursday, April 18 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Kevin Estrada/FOX
Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, The Orville) isn't wasting any time flexing his creative muscles over at NBCUniversal, following up last week's news that he was adapting author Herman Wouk's The Winds of War and War and Remembrance as a limited series with another project with Universal Content Productions (UCP) MacFarlane, Eisa Davis (She's Gotta Have[...]
Olivia Munn on G4 (Image: NBCUniversal)
With amazing chemistry, brutal honesty, and a vibe that they live the things they cover (and honest about it when they didn't), we were genuinely surprised that another network didn't lure them away to host a morning or afternoon show. So when we see the teaser for the return of the NBCUniversal Cable and Dish Network-created[...]
Peacock logo (Image: NBCUniversal)
As "The Great Streaming Wars of 2020" rage on, NBCUniversal looks to be boosting its frontlines with a greater focus on new streaming service Peacock, but could that decision be the death knell to linear/broadcast television as we know it? During Comcast's second-quarter 2020 conference call, NBCU CEO Jeff Shell revealed to analysts that NBCUniversal[...]
30 ROCK: A ONE-TIME SPECIAL -- Pictured in this screen grab: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy, Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell, Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan, Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney -- (Photo by: NBC)
Station owners of those affiliates choosing to go with alternative programming see the special as nothing more than a glorified infomercial for NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service. With linear television continuing to lose viewers to streaming and other platforms and seeing their programming exclusivity windows shrinking, the affiliates felt that running the special would be the professional[...]
Peacock, ViacomCBS Strike Content Deal: Ray Donovan, Charmed & More (Image: ViacomCBS)
NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock just added an extra shot of adrenaline into its launch day library of television shows and films, announcing a licensing agreement on Wednesday that will bring popular Paramount programming from the VicaomCBS library On the television/streaming side, Peacock members will have access to Ray Donovan, The Affair, Charmed (starting October[...]
Descender, Ascender TV Rights Land at NBCUniversal's Lark Productions
The Canada-based member of NBCUniversal International Studios is developing and producing the series, with Lemire and Nguyen executive producing (Variety exclusive reporting) "The world of 'Descender' and 'Ascender just keeps growing," said Lemire in a statement "And Dustin [Nguyen] and I are very happy to be working with Lark to bring it to televisions screens as[...]