NBC Sets Fall 2022 Premiere Dates, Including QUANTUM LEAP
Television

NBC’s slate of fall 2022 premiere dates was announced today, showcasing new and returning favorites. Among the lineup are two new series to the network, “Quantum Leap” and “Lopez vs. Lopez.”...

Variety
June 30, 2022

All the Canceled TV Shows of 2022 So Far
Television

Cancellations are an inevitable part of the entertainment industry. Sometimes a show doesn't quite hit the mark or reach the ratings a studio is expecting, and sometimes a perfectly good show with a d...

MSN
May 13, 2022

QUANTUM LEAP Sequel Ordered to Series at NBC
Television

NBC’s “Quantum Leap” pilot has been ordered to series, Variety has learned. A sequel to the NBC series of the same name that ran from 1989 to 1993, “Quantum Leap” will center Dr. Ben Seong,...

Variety
May 6, 2022

Emmys Announce 2022 Primetime Ceremony Date in September
Live Entertainment - Television

The Emmys will move to Monday this year, as expected. It’s NBC’s turn on the broadcast wheel, and because the network airs Sunday Night Football, the ceremony must shift off of Sunday in order to ...

Variety
April 6, 2022

Selena Gomez Developing New Series Based on ‘Sixteen Candles...
Music - Streaming

Make a wish, because Selena Gomez is putting a Latinx spin on the John Hughes classic Sixteen Candles. Together with collaborators Tanya Saracho and Gabriela Revilla Lugo, the pop star is developing ...

Billboard
March 16, 2022

GLAAD Reports Record number of LGBTQ Characters on Broadcast T...
Television

The small screen is now reflecting a record number of LGBTQ characters on primetime. Media watchdog group GLAAD has released the findings of its 17th annual report, Where We Are On TV, which analyzes...

Hollywood Reporter
February 17, 2022

NBC’s Super Bowl LVI Telecast Draws Over 100 Million Viewers
Music - Sports - Television

Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals drew just over 101 million total viewers. Per Nielsen data, the game averaged 99.18 million viewers on NBC and an add...

Variety
February 15, 2022

Peacock’s FRESH PRINCE Reboot to Debut Super Bowl Sunday
Streaming - Television

Peacock's gritty The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot, Bel-Air, has a release date. The NBCUniversal streaming service will debut the series on Feb. 13, the same day it airs the Super Bowl alongside sib...

Adweek
December 17, 2021

Rakuten, Other Advertisers Plan Optimistic Tone for Super Bowl...
Branding - Online - Retail - Sports - Streaming

Rakuten Rewards plans to run its first Super Bowl commercial in February, an effort to use television’s biggest broadcast of the year in part to help U.S. consumers understand what it does. In the ...

The Wall Street Journal
December 10, 2021

NBC’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tops 20M View...
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Television

NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade drew a total of 25.4 million total viewers and a 6.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic on Thursday across the live broadcast and encore im...

Deadline
November 30, 2021

NBCUniversal & YouTubeTV Reach Agreement To Avoid Dropped...
Streaming - Television

After YouTube TV and NBCUniversal announced a “short” extension on Thursday to keep more than a dozen channels on the live TV service, YouTube TV and NBCUniversal say they have finalized a deal ...

The Verge
October 4, 2021

YouTube TV and NBCUniversal Have Agreed to Make Nice—for Now
Streaming - Television

After a drawn-out public showdown over a contract dispute that could have resulted in 14 NBC Universal channels being yanked from YouTube TV, the two services announced in a Thursday night statement t...

Gizmodo
October 1, 2021

The Original LAW & ORDER to Return for Season 21 on NBC
Television

The original “Law & Order” will return to NBC with new episodes for Season 21, nearly a dozen years after the series signed off after a 20-year run. Rick Eid will serve as showrunner of the n...

Variety
September 30, 2021

SNL to Stream Live on Peacock; Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Ki...
Streaming - Television

Live from New York, Saturday Night Live is back! The comedy series announced their first lineup of hosts for the next season of the show, including Owen Wilson, Kim Kardashian, Jason Sudeikis, and Ram...

Decider
September 23, 2021

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to Bring Back Studio Audience in O...
Television

Seth Meyers is to take a closer look at an audience for the first time since the start of the pandemic. NBC’s Late Night will welcome back a studio audience from October 11, making it the latest la...

Deadline
September 16, 2021

NYC TV Production Hits Pre-Pandemic Level
Television

New York City’s film and television industry generated $64 billion in direct economic output in 2019, $12.2 billion in wages and 100,000 jobs, and production – led by TV – is ramping back to pre...

Deadline
August 12, 2021

Sports Rights’ Streaming Wave May End Pay-TV Bundle
Sports - Streaming - Television

Before NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage was beamed to its Peacock app, it passed through the streamer’s digital network operations center. The Peacock DNOC, as it’s called, sits in a far corner o...

Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Fall To All-Time Summer Viewership Low For NBC
Sports - Streaming - Television

NBC likely will never admit it, but the Comcast-owned network must be so relieved that the Tokyo Olympics is finally over. Just over 24 hours after the 17 days of the pandemic-delayed Games of the XX...

Deadline
August 10, 2021

Will the Olympics Ever Win Lost Viewers Back?
Sports - Television

As the Tokyo Olympic Games wrap up Sunday, fans should be, and surely are, grateful to the work that went in to preserve the quadrennial athletic event, even a year later than originally scheduled due...

Variety
August 9, 2021

‘Ultimate Slip ‘N’ Slide’ Not Moving Forward at NBC Af...
Television

“Ultimate Slip ‘N’ Slide” is officially being flushed from the NBC schedule. The reality competition series paused production back in June following an outbreak of giardia onset. It will not ...

Variety
August 9, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Close with Eyes Now on Paris 2024
Sports - Television

Ultimately lacking the Covid catastrophe or shutdown that many predicted, the Tokyo Olympics officially ended today in a near empty somber stadium with little more than a handful of athletes and a Jap...

Deadline
August 9, 2021

Olympics TV Ratings Haven’t Fallen More Than Broadcast TV as...
Sports - Streaming - Television

Through the first week of the Summer Olympics, NBCUniversal’s primetime audience has fallen precipitously — by almost 42 percent — compared to the last summer games in 2016. Given the way viewer...

Hollywood Reporter
August 2, 2021

Peacock Reaches 54 Million Sign-Ups, Set to Go International
Streaming

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streamer will begin its international rollout this year as a free addition on Sky’s satellite TV platform in Europe, giving it a base of 20 million households. Peacock has ...

Variety
July 29, 2021

NBCUniversal Expects Tokyo Olympics to Turn a Profit
Sports - Streaming - Television

NBCUniversal’s second-quarter adjusted earnings rose nearly 13 percent, helped by a return of the entertainment unit’s theme parks business to profitability after a year-ago loss due to the corona...

Hollywood Reporter
July 29, 2021

Discovery and YouTube to Simulcast Parts of the Olympics
Sports - Streaming

Discovery has announced a content and advertising partnership with Google-owned YouTube for the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The most notable part of the deal will see the broadcaster provide l...

Digital TV Europe
July 20, 2021

Olympics Broadcast Wrestles With Pandemic’s Effects
Sports - Television

NBCU execs are wrestling with what could be their biggest sports challenge yet: the Quiet Olympics. Broadcasting and streaming the Tokyo Summer Games already had a high degree of difficulty due to th...

Variety
July 15, 2021

2021 Emmy Nominations Announced
Streaming - Television

Emmy Awards: ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘WandaVision’ Among Nominees I May Destroy You, Bridgerton, Lovecraft Country, The Queen’s Gambit, Ted Lasso and WandaVi...

Hollywood Reporter
July 13, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games to Be Held Without Spectators
Sports - Television

The summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will be held without spectators, due to rising numbers of COVID-19 infections, it was announced on Thursday evening. The move follows the declaration of a state of e...

Variety
July 8, 2021

NBC’s ‘Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide’ Pulled From Planned Pos...
Television

A month after production on NBC’s new competition series “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide” was shut down by a diarrhea outbreak, the $18 million show has been pulled from its planned post-Olympics debu...

The Wrap
July 2, 2021

‘Seinfeld’ Soundtrack To Be Released… Finally
Music - Television

More than 23 years after “Seinfeld” left the airwaves, a soundtrack album featuring its immortal theme (and 40 more minutes of classic “Seinfeld” music) is about to be released. WaterTower Mu...

Variety
July 1, 2021

Half of Americans Have Cut the Cord, Ditching Linear TV
Streaming - Television

A new study carried out by The Trade Desk has found that 47% of US TV viewers are already cordless while 44% with cable intend on pulling back or cutting their service altogether in the coming year. ...

Digital TV Europe
June 30, 2021

YouTube TV Adds 4K, Offline Downloads & Better Sports Sea...
Online - Streaming - Tech - Television

YouTube TV, Google's live TV streaming service designed to replace cable, is getting more pixels. Starting Monday, subscribers can add an upgrade package, called 4K Plus, which delivers TV programming...

CNET
June 29, 2021

NBCUniversal Gives Peacock Prime Olympics Rights
Streaming - Television

NBCUniversal is giving its Peacock streaming service live streaming rights to some of the most high-profile events from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The company says that Peacock will stream men’s ...

Hollywood Reporter
June 24, 2021

Productions Prepare for Post-COVID Travel Boom
Television - Theatrical

For many in Hollywood, it’s time to get ready for the red-eye again. As Hollywood emerges from the COVID bubble, showrunners and other industry professionals are preparing for the return to frequen...

Variety
June 23, 2021

Inflation Hits Hollywood as Production Costs Skyrocket
Television - Theatrical

Insiders say key supplies needed to build sets have shot up 10 percent in recent months as studios grapple with ballooning budgets: "Supply-chain shortages caused us to alter the way we build our stag...

Hollywood Reporter
June 2, 2021

2020-21 TV Season Rankings In a Year Like No Other
Television

On the last day of the turbulent 2020-21 television season amidst a year of pandemic and programming chaos, we have once again learned you don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the w...

Deadline
May 27, 2021

Four Takeaways From the Big 4 Networks’ Upfront Presentation...
Streaming - Television

What a difference a year (and a global pandemic) makes. For the Big Four broadcast networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — May’s annual upfront presentations used to mean a focus on the fall schedul...

Hollywood Reporter
May 20, 2021

‘Friends’ Reunion: First Full Trailer Released
Streaming - Television

This time it’s the real deal. This is not last week’s brief preview video that merely teased the backs of the Friends cast. This is a full two-minute trailer with plenty of new footage from HBO Ma...

Hollywood Reporter
May 19, 2021

‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Renewed At NBC Fo...
Television

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been officially renewed by NBC for five more years. The move was announced by Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Str...


May 17, 2021

‘Friends’ Reunion Special at HBO Max to Premiere in May
Streaming - Television

The long-delayed “Friends” reunion special at HBO Max will finally be there for you, with the streamer announcing the official premiere date. “Friends: The Reunion” will debut on HBO Max on M...

Variety
May 14, 2021

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