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  1. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

  2. NBC Cuts The Who, Ray Davies, Muse From Olympics' Closing Ceremony Broadcast

    August 13, 2012 10:49 AM EDT Some Olympics fans found yet another reason to be unhappy with NBC on Sunday night. The network edited out or greatly delayed parts of the closing ceremony, including performances by Muse, Ray Davies of the Kinks and a second song by George Michae ...

  3. 40 Under 40: Carson Daly

    August 02, 2012 2:58 PM EDT Carson Daly Host, NBC's 'Last Call With Carson Daly' and 'The Voice'; Morning Man, KAMP (97.1 AMP Radio) Los Angeles Website: NBC.com/Last-Call-With-Carson-Daly/ , NBC.Com/The-Voice Twitter: @CarsonDaly Maestro of the Airw ...

  4. Billboard Power 100: Robert Greenblatt

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 34 Robert Greenblatt President NBC Entertainment Twitter: @NBC Using Music To Revive A Network... Getting NBC out of the ratings cellar among the big four networks was the task assigned to Robert Greenblatt when he moved over from Showtime and ...

  5. Exclusive: John Williams' 'Wide Receiver' Gets Dubstep Treatment For Super Bowl XLVI

    January 26, 2012 9:01 PM EST The Giants and the Patriots will meet on the field at Super Bowl XLVI, but when NBC goes to commercial, John Williams will meet dubstep and other modern music styles. Intending to reflect the epic nature of this NFL championship, a rematch of the ...

  6. Questlove: NBC Clearing Roots Songs for Fallon

    December 08, 2011 7:24 PM EST NBC is now checking the songs the Roots play on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" after the band performed an off-color song during Michele Bachmann's show appearance last month. Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots says n ...

  7. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Melissa Lonner

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 10 Melissa Lonner NBC News senior entertainment producer, NBCUniversal Website: today.msnbc.msn.com Twitter: @Studio1AMelissa After six-plus years as the music maven at NBC's "Today," Melissa Lonner still gets a rush when she ta ...

  8. NBC Sings Its Way to the Top of the Ratings

    June 29, 2011 7:54 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Given how NBC's summer is going, the network might want to make sure that everyone it puts on the air in prime time has a good singing voice. The nation's five most-watched television programs last week were all on NBC, a ...

  9. NBC's 'The Voice' Plans Summer Concert Tour (Without Coaches)

    June 27, 2011 7:27 PM EDT Like "American Idol" before it, NBC's hit music competition show "The Voice" has a tour in the works featuring the show's eight finalists --Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez, Dia Frampton, Javier Colon, Nakia, Xenia, ...

  10. More Ads Hit Online TV as Web Audiences Grow

    June 09, 2011 7:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES - One of the rewards of watching TV online is not having to sit through as many commercials. Now the networks are chipping away at that little luxury. CBS shows twice as many ads per show on its website as it did last year. The CW netw ...

  11. NBC's 'The Voice' to Air After the Super Bowl

    May 31, 2011 7:25 PM EDT NBC will air "The Voice" after the Super Bowl in February. An hourlong episode will air Feb. 5 following the network's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI, Bob Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment announced Tuesday. "There is no b ...

  12. Emmys in Limbo as Negotiations for TV Rights Drag On

    April 22, 2011 8:02 AM EDT Less than five months before the Primetime Emmys are scheduled to be handed out, telecast rights to the ceremony are still in limbo. That's causing a mounting problem for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which is dependent on cl ...

  13. Don Browne Telemundo President Announces Retirement

    April 13, 2011 8:19 AM EDT Don Browne, the president of Telemundo Communications Group, has announced he will retire after eight years with the company. His last day will be June 3. As the head of Telemundo, Browne supervised the functions of the network and its 14 owned an ...

  14. 'American Idol' Ratings Drop Second Night

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST The second episode of American Idol continued yesterday's downward trajectory. Averaging 22.9 million viewers with a 7.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic, Idol was down 9 percent among total viewers and 15 percent in the demo, compared to the ...

  15. Comcast Wins Government Approval To Take Over NBC

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST The federal government on Tuesday gave Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable company, the green light to take over NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network. Comcast is buying a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal from General Elec ...

  16. FCC Chairman Seeks Conditions on Comcast-NBC Universal Deal

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The head of the Federal Communications Commission is laying out regulatory conditions to ensure that cable giant Comcast Corp. cannot stifle video competition once it takes control of NBC Universal. The conditions are intended to guarantee that bo ...

  17. NBC's Late Night Fiasco Tops Associated Press 2010 Entertainment Stories Of The Year

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK - What began as a grand, highly promoted experiment in late-night, ended in a fiasco that made NBC a laughing stock and captivated the country. In January 2010, NBC sought to displace their newly crowned "Tonight Show" host, Con ...

  18. AMAs Hit All-Time Ratings Low

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST ABC's telecast of the American Music Awards dropped in the ratings Sunday night as NBC's football coverage surged. The AMAs drew 11.6 million viewers and a 4.3 preliminary adults 18-49 rating, down 22% from 2009. Moreover, the telecast s ...

  19. Conan O'Brien Returns To TV In Downsized Role

    November 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Former "Tonight Show" host Conan O'Brien returned to television on Monday (Nov. 8), more than nine months after he lost his coveted network job, and poked fun at his downsized gig on a cable channel. His opening monologue, predictab ...

  20. Carson Daly Returns To Radio

    December 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Carson Daly, host of NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly, is returning to Los Angeles radio. Beginning Jan. 4, he will fill the vacant morning spot on CBS Radio's newest station, KAMP-FM "AMP Radio." Launched last February, CBS Ra ...

  21. NBC Takes Record $206 Million In Super Bowl Ads

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST NBC Sports scored a major victory with its record $206 million in ad revenue from Sunday's Super Bowl game. It also brought in $261 million, also a record, for the full day including the pre- and postgame shows. That's nothing to sniff a ...

  22. Jay Leno Takes His Act To Prime-Time TV

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Comedian Jay Leno will host a new prime-time television talk show five nights a week in 2009 on struggling network NBC after his planned retirement from his popular late-night program "The Tonight Show," NBC said on Tuesday. The new one- ...

  23. CMT To Air NBC's 'Nashville Star'

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT CMT has entered into an agreement with NBC to re-broadcast episodes of the upcoming season of "Nashville Star," the music reality show series that moves from USA Network to NBC. Season six of the show kicks off on Monday, June 9 on NBC. ...

  24. 'Tonight Show' Announces Concert Series Lineup

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dwight Yoakam, Usher, Sheryl Crow and Al Green will play the Mercedes-Benz Summer Concert series, the annual outdoor concert series that airs on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on NBC. Yoakam kicks off the 11-show series with a performa ...

  25. Supreme Court To Hear Broadcast Indecency Case

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Supreme Court will hear a challenge from America's major broadcast networks that questions the FCC's ability to fine broadcasters for so-called "fleeting expletives" heard during live broadcasts. The highest court said this ...

  26. Unglued Golden Globes Give Up Gala

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have settled on a plan to air the Golden Globes without, well, actually airing the Golden Globes. The network said it will broadcast several hours of coverage beginning at 4 p.m. PST Sunday that enco ...

  27. 19 Million In U.S. Watch Live Earth

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nineteen million people tuned in to watch the Live Earth concerts on NBC and cable channels, according to Nielsen Media Research. The audience includes viewers who watched at least six minutes of the telecasts on NBC, CNBC, Telemundo, the Sundance ...

  28. IMF Inks Deal With New NBC Video Venture

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT B2B service to carry IMF programming. The International Music Feed has signed a content deal with the newly launched nbbc, NBC Universal's digital B2B marketplace. Under the deal, nbbc will now carry IMF videos and programming, including spec ...

  29. O'Connell Set To Head NBC East Coast Ops

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Imagine Television executive Katie O'Connell has been appointed to head a newly-formed New York development unit at NBC Entertainment designed to help the peacock cast a wider net in the East C (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Former Imagin ...

  30. Hill Gets Prime Time Treatment

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT NBC special set for Nov. 23. Faith Hill will star in an NBC prime-time music special set to air on Nov. 23, the night before Thanksgiving. She has previously done one prime-time special for NBC and, prior to that, one for CBS. The special will pro ...

  31. Hookstratten To Head Fox Net Distribution

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran Jon Hookstratten has been tapped to serve as head of network distribution at Fox Broadcasting. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Industry veteran Jon Hookstratten has been tapped to serve as head of network distribution at Fox Broadcast ...

  32. NBC Uni In Marketing Deal With Volkswagen

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal media group on Jan. 13 said it has signed a multi-year global marketing deal with Volkswagen, Europe's largest automaker. NEW YORK (Reuters) -- General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal media group on ...

  33. Canal Plus Pacts With NBC Universal For Movies

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST France's Canal Plus group said Jan. 10 that it has signed a deal with NBC Universal for exclusive first-run rights for all films produced by the studio. PARIS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- France's Canal Plus group said Jan. 10 that it has ...

  34. Six Studios Drop Most-Favored-Nation Clauses in EU

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Commission closed antitrust cases Oct. 26 against six major Hollywood studios after they agreed to drop clauses in contracts with pay television operators that the EU claimed artificially (The Hollywood Reporter, AP) -- The European C ...

  35. Vanessa Williams Near Talk-Show Deal

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NBC Universal would bow project next year. Singer/actress Vanessa Williams may add a new title to her resume: talk-show host. Sources confirm that Williams is close to signing a development deal with NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution, ...

  36. Best Buy, NBC In Cross-Promotion

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy and NBC Universal are teaming to cross-promote the DVD release "The Apprentice--The Complete First Season" and the fall NBC TV season. Best Buy and NBC Universal are teaming to cross-promote the DVD release "The Apprentice- ...

  37. Musical Extras To Lace 'American Dreams' DVD

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The DVD of the first season of the NBC series "American Dreams" will offer up a number of extra musical treats. Fans of the show's musical performances will be able to access the full-length numbers o The DVD of the first season of ...