Wednesday, March 20, 2019

NBC

Friday, Mar. 8, 2019

"This Is Us" routinely brings viewers to tears. Next week, it's taking them to the theater.

The hit NBC series will air an episode modeled on a one-act play and confined almost entirely to a hospital waiting room and to a single day, a sharp detour from its usual flashback storytelling....

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

If there is a high point to Netflix's status as the "cool kids" taking over television, it may be remembered as an emotional Chuck Lorre accepting a best comedy Golden Globe last month for "The Kominsky Method," his show on the streaming service.

Lorre is one of the most successful comedy...

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019

Producer Dick Wolf’s factory of “Chicago” dramas is becoming increasingly important for NBC.

Both “Chicago PD” and “Chicago Fire” scored their highest ratings in nearly two years last week with crossover episodes where they shared casts, the Nielsen company said. “Chicago Med” actually...

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019

When Andre Braugher learned last May that Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" was canceled, it was an ending that he'd anticipated after five years and softening ratings.

"When we weren't on the schedule for Fox, I said to my wife, 'Here's the new chapter, or whatever it is. Let's see what it...

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018

Elvis Presley wanted an honest answer. Steve Binder gave him one.

Presley was meeting Binder for the first time in Binder's office in Los Angeles in 1968. A music and television producer, Binder had been asked to put together an NBC television special featuring Presley, who had become...

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

The 16-year-old charmer who conquered “The Voice” with her old-school country touch helped boost NBC to a weekly ratings win.

Nearly 10 million viewers watched Chevel Shepherd win the singing contest, making it last week’s most popular entertainment show. Shepherd, of Farmington, New...

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Score one week for NBC in what’s becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season.

NBC’s victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also...

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers.

CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist.

Asked before leaving for campaign rallies...

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

CBS was television’s most popular network last week, but that status is no longer the slam-dunk that it has been for the last decade and a half.

It was CBS’ second weekly victory of the young television season, matching NBC’s two victories, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. NBC handily...

Monday, Sep. 24, 2018

Robert Greenblatt, who has run NBC's entertainment division for nearly eight years and engineered a comeback, said Monday that he is calling it quits and the network named two of his executives to replace him.

George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy were promoted to co-chairmen of NBC...

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