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Bonnie Hammer Is Shaking Up Her NBCU Cable Portfolio, One Network at a Time

Throughout her legendary career, Bonnie Hammer has learned just about everything there is to know about the television industry, except for one thing: how to rest on her laurels.

NBCU’s Lifestyle Group Debuts Synchronized Joking With Complementary Comedy Shows

Just when you thought reality TV was totally out of ideas—like completely, entirely, woefully out of ideas—Oxygen and Esquire come along with a novel pitch: two shows with the same cast on two different networks, one aimed at men and one aimed at women.

Former NBCU Exec Lauren Zalaznick Discusses Her Role With Refinery29

Millennial fashion, beauty and lifestyle website Refinery29 announced today that Lauren Zalaznick will be joining the company as a strategic adviser.

Inside Bonnie Hammer’s World

NBC Cable Entertainment chairman Bonnie Hammer's portfolio spans 15 networks of varying sizes and descriptions, all serving (hopefully) a different viewership. Hammer is famous for crafting programming slates with strong […]

Oxygen Rebranding and Bravo Boosts Scripted at Dual Upfront Presentation

Bravo has not one but two scripted series green-lit and ready to go this coming season, and Oxygen is going through a full-blown rebrand starting by the end of the year, with only reality series Preachers of L.A. on the list of returning series promoted at the event.

Toys R Us’ Holiday Ads Employ Prankvertising

It might still be five weeks before Black Friday, but Toys "R" Us already rolling out a holidays campaign isn't shocking. Better a little bit early than a little bit late if your this brand.

NBCUniversal Unites Broadcast and Cable Ad Sales Divisions

NBCUniversal is reorganizing its sales structure under Linda Yaccarino, and now the network's spots, integrations and sponsorships will be grouped not by media type but by content—and yes, it will be formalizing the very profitable upfront strategy of tying together

Lauren Zalaznick to Leave NBCUniversal

Lauren Zalaznick is leaving NBCUniversal after 12 years, following a reorganization in February that put the networks in her portfolio under the control of Bonnie Hammer.

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