Topic: NBCUniversal

As Live TV Viewing Declines, How Can Networks Fully Monetize Their Viewers?

New, multiplatform tools could help

For years, NBCUniversal's ratings guru Alan Wurtzel has been criticizing the deficiencies of Nielsen's current ratings system—he says as much as 35 percent of NBC's audience for an average episode…

The Master of Millennial Horror Now Has a Branded Content Deal With NBCU

65% of Jason Blum's audience is under 25

With horror films like The Purge, Insidious and Paranormal Activity, producer Jason Blum has become a master at reaching millennials—and scaring them to death. Now NBCUniversal wants him to do…

Facetime: Fall Fetes Featuring Award Winners and Heavy Hitters

Agnes Chapski, Brooke Shields, Robert Greenblatt, Jennifer Salke and more

Magazines celebrated their fall issues with star-studded cocktail parties; Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year presented by The Trade Desk brought out media’s heavy hitters, and NBCUniversal celebrated the Emmys…

How Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen Are Creating a Digital Hub for Latino Comedy

Más Mejor content studio targets cord-cutting millennials

The Hispanic population is the fastest-growing segment in the United States, accounting for 17 percent of the U.S. population, according to 2014 census estimates. Despite the fact that there are…

Why NBCU Invested $200 Million in Vox

Old media buying into young, digital publishers 'was inevitable'

By taking a stake in Vox Media, NBCUniversal is finally getting a foothold in native digital publishing. The $200 million equity investment will see the two collaborate on digital and video…

NBCUniversal Finishes $6 Billion Upfront

Thanks to football and late night, NBC nets 5 percent CPM increases

NBCUniversal wasn't part of the flurry of upfront business that concluded two weeks ago, but the company has finally wrapped its $6 billion advertising bazaar. "NBCUniversal has completed its upfront, securing…

NBC Dumps Trumps' Beauty Pageants, Keeps 'Celebrity Apprentice'

Network cuts ties over derogatory remarks

NBC has cut some of its lucrative business ties with Donald Trump following Trump's comments about the United States' relationship with Mexico during his announcement for president on June 16. "The…

How Jeff Lewis Is Building a Flawless Lifestyle Empire

Star of Bravo’s Flipping Out says OCD is key to his success

Jeff Lewis, the notorious perfectionist, is late for lunch. It is mid-May, and the Los Angeles-based star of Bravo's Flipping Out is in New York for NBCUniversal's annual upfront presentation…

NBCU Sales Chief Shares Her Strategy for Upfront Negotiations

Why Linda Yaccarino can't stop talking about data

For the next several weeks, Linda Yaccarino will be one of the hardest working people in television. As chairman, advertising sales and client partnerships for NBCUniversal, she's overseeing upfront negotiations…

Facetime: Networks Parade Casts and Execs During Upfront Presentations and Parties

Andy Cohen, Wolf Blitzer, Jeff Zucker, Miley Cyrus and more

This week, TV’s brightest stars and entertainment’s biggest execs took to auditoriums and concert halls across New York to show advertisers what they’ve got.