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Was The Rock Ever Scheduled For Survivor Series?  Well, Sort of
 But why would WWE put so much effort into promoting The Rock and even his film, Red Notice, on rival streaming service Netflix if he was never going to be live at the event himself?  We are learning more about that now and it appears that it was a complicated situation. The Rock, seen here at the[...]
WWE Is Reportedly In The Dog House With Both Of Its TV Networks
 But FOX is a Hollywood network and they think that like on virtually any Hollywood production, throw enough money at the problem and it suddenly goes away and that WWE should have simply offered to pay him an absurd amount of money, though that probably wouldn't have worked with someone as determined as CM Punk. So[...]
stacey abrams
Stacey Abrams' latest novel, While Justice Sleeps, will be adapted into a TV series by Working Title Television, part of NBCUniversal International Studios This follows a high-stakes bidding war Abrams, the former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and fervent voting activist's new legal thriller The book is out this week from Penguin Random House. "While Justice Sleeps"[...]
Wolf Like Me
With the incredibly talented Isla Fisher and Josh Gad at the center, Wolf Like Me will be engaging, quirky, and wholly original," said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television, and Streaming "Wolf Like Me is a very meaningful project for me The stakes are extremely high but grounded by things we can all relate to[...]
A look at Truth Seekers (Image: Amazon Prime Video)
Mark Rylance and Simon Pegg will be the headliners in The Undeclared War, a new British cyber-thriller produced by Channel 4 and NBCUniversal for the Peacock streaming service in the US Other cast members include Adrian Lester, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Alex Jennings, and Hannah Khalique-Brown The six-part series will be written and directed by BAFTA winner[...]
SKYWATCH: a Sci-Fi Short
Seth MacFarlane has been expanding his creative universe since the ink dried on his new overall deal with NBCUniversal First came the news that he was working with Seth Fisher (The Alienist) to adapt author Herman Wouk's The Winds of War and War and Remembrance as miniseries Following that came the news that MacFarlane would[...]
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[...]
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
It's one thing for Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, The Orville) to make news by leaving his long-standing production home at 20th Television (still has that "new name smell") for creative pastures of NBCUniversal, but once the dust settles you have to produce Well, "produce" is what MacFarlane did and in a big way, announcing an[...]
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[...]
NBCUniversal Jumps Into Comics Production with Grant Morrison
Universal Content Productions is a division of NBCUniversal which focuses on indie and creator-driven work UCP is responsible for the production of tv series such as Battlestar Galactica, Mr Robot, Monk, Suits, Umbrella Academy and Psych, among others They've also recently launched a podcasting arm, UCP Audio.  The company now adds comics to its growing[...]