NBCU’s Esquire Network Will Now Unseat Style Rather Than G4

After months of cleaning house at G4, the network has been granted a somewhat inadvertent reprieve, as NBCUniversal has decided that the low-rated women’s lifestyle outlet Style will now surrender its spot on the dial to Esquire Network.

NBCU Revenue Soars on Cable, Broadcast Ad Sales Momentum

With the 2013-14 upfront receding in the rearview mirror, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke told investors this morning that the company’s broadcast and cable units have made “good p

NBCU Nears a Deal With Hearst for an Esquire Channel, Replacing G4

Well, that was fast—just as NBCU finished jettisoning G4's most valuable properties (when the company canceled Attack of the Show, you knew something was up), multiple sources said it would be reuniting with Hearst Corp.

NBCU’s Slow Leak Layoffs Will Continue

It's a long list of layoffs and it's set to get longer as NBCUniversal fishes for redundancies and excesses that can be trimmed back. The network is reportedly shooting to cut between 450 and 500 jobs by year's end.

NBC Kickoff Show Pushed to Cable

President Obama’s Sept. 8 jobs speech won’t butt heads with the first game of the 2011-12 NFL season, but it will run up against NBC’s pregame coverage. As such, the network’s NFL Kickoff 2011 show is heading to cable.

G4 Could Have $600 Million Price Tag

Yesterday, reports surfaced that Comcast could be selling its floundering G4 channel to the Ultimate Fighting League.