Topic: Nbc

How Superproducer Greg Berlanti Juggles 6 (and Counting) TV Shows

Man behind Supergirl and Blindspot is Adweek’s Producer of the Year

Anybody who thinks broadcast television is dying obviously hasn't met Greg Berlanti, the talented and prolific writer and superproducer behind this fall's two biggest freshman series among viewers 18-49. First, there's…

How Roger Ailes Built Fox News Into a Media Powerhouse

And why he would never be a political candidate like Trump

Roger Ailes' first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. "Eagle" had just landed on…

Why NBC Has to Fork Over 48 Minutes of Commercial Time to 4 Presidential Candidates

Some viewers will see a lot of political ads this weekend

Sitting around the television with your family this Thanksgiving weekend? If you live in Iowa, South Carolina or New Hampshire, you will be subject to an onslaught of ads from…

Here’s What NBC Is Offering GOP Hopefuls Who Wish They'd Hosted SNL

Trump episode sparked equal-time requests

As many as five Republican presidential hopefuls filed equal-time requests with NBC stations following Donald Trump's hosting stint on the Nov. 7 episode of Saturday Night Live. According to a pair of…

Facetime: Magazine Parties and TV Celebrations

Caitlyn Jenner, Bonnie Hammer, Les Moonves, Amy Schumer and more

Check out photos from Glamour’s 2015 Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall in New York, CBS This Morning's celebration of 1,000 episodes, and the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Presidential Hopefuls Ask for Equal Airtime After Donald Trump's SNL Gig

GOP longshots benefit from FCC rule

This was inevitable. Following Donald Trump's hosting stint on the Nov. 7 episode of Saturday Night Live, three Republican presidential hopefuls have requested equal time on NBC stations. According to the…

As ABC Cancels Wicked City, Here Are the First Prime-Time Casualties Each Fall Since 2000

From Manhattan Love Story to Tucker

Broadcast's May upfronts are a bit like spring training for baseball: the upcoming TV season is full of possibilities, and every new show trotted out for the fall is a…

Why NBC Has Already Renewed 3 Shows for Next Season

Blindspot the first freshman series to get a Season 2 order

Like its fellow broadcasters, NBC has refused to utter the c-word this fall. Along with Fox and ABC, it has trimmed episode orders for four low-rated series but hasn't officially…

Why Buyers Aren't Panicking About All the TV Shows Getting Trimmed This Fall

Anything's better than 'canceled'

Each year, a few familiar touchstones mark the passage of fall: trees shedding their leaves, the end of Daylight Saving Time and the ritual cancellation of broadcast's lowest-rated new shows.…

3 Things to Know About Donald Trump's SNL Hosting Gig

Controversial candidate will bring in viewers, whether they like him or not

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live this weekend for the second time, but this will be very different than his 2004 appearance when he was a part of the…