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NBC Ditched Tina Fey's New Sitcom—and She Couldn’t Be Happier

As other TV comedies get canceled, she's glad to be on Netflix

The television landscape is changing by the day, and the networks are doing everything they can to hold on to their piece of the pie. As the Television Critics Association's…

NBC Has Sold 95% of Super Bowl Ads and Says $4.5 Million Per :30 'Is a Steal'

15 new advertisers are lined up for the Big Game

The Super Bowl is mere weeks away, and NBC is confident that it will be the biggest yet. Seth Winter, evp of sales and marketing for NBC Sports Group and NBCUniversal…

Which Networks Made the Naughty and Nice Lists This Year?

You better watch Scorpion, you better not cry...

As Dec. 25 approaches, parents are warning children to make sure they end up on Santa's nice list, and stay far away from his naughty list. But what if the…

The 10 Most Ridiculous Things TV Network Presidents Said in 2014

Mulaney the next Seinfeld? Bill Cosby will bounce back?

We've spent a lot of time talking about the best that 2014 had to offer, but what about everything that lies on the other end of the year's quality spectrum? The…

People Magazine Editor Jess Cagle Dishes on the Brand's First Live Awards Show

The ceremony airs tonight on NBC

People magazine isn't just covering awards season from the sidelines this year. For the first time, the brand is hosting its own live awards ceremony, The People Magazine Awards, which…

#TBT: 'Come Home to NBC' With Michael J. Fox and Betty White in These '80s Promos

They're just like family

NBC was on top of the television universe in the late '80s, with an arsenal of TV's most-watched shows, including The Cosby Show, Cheers, Family Ties and The Golden Girls.…

NBC's Peter Pan Didn't Even Come Close to The Sound of Music

A 2.3 in the demo isn't bad, but it still loses the night

Though what seemed like all of Twitter live-hated NBC's broadcast of the Peter Pan stage play, starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, it was still better than a typical Tuesday…

#TBT: Long Before Peter Pan, Live Shows Were Promising 'Anything Can Happen'

From Jon Lovitz to ER, real-time specials are a classic attention-grab

Creating a suitable promo for a live TV show can be tricky. Given that the program hasn't been shot yet, there's no actual footage to show. But that hasn't stopped…

Can NBC Create Another Real-Time Sensation With Peter Pan Live?

Robert Greenblatt on what he learned from his Sound of Music gamble

As NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt went to bed last Dec. 5, after watching his network pull off The Sound of Music Live!, he had no idea what the 18-49…

Why Broadcast TV Is So Thankful for Thanksgiving

Live shows and turkey draw people to the tube

When network executives and advertisers sit down for Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, they will have plenty to be thankful for: Thanksgiving Day is now home to four of fall's most-watched…

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