Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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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...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

There’s nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament.

CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis, a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the same...

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago.

NBC was led, as is typical during the summer months, by “America’s Got Talent.” The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more than...

Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018

The latest Emmy nomination for Gary Baum, ASC, merits a special place in his heart in that it comes for the revival of Will & Grace, the series which returned to NBC after an 11-year absence. The original show is where Baum served as a camera operator and graduated to DP when Tony...

Wednesday, Jul. 4, 2018

“America’s Got Talent” continues to dominate the summer television landscape, although not by enough to make NBC the week’s most popular network.

The talent show was seen by 11.3 million people last week, more than four million more than the next closest show, a repeat version of “60...

Sunday, May. 13, 2018

NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it last week, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. While the fan outcry was heartening, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt...

Monday, Apr. 30, 2018

NBC's "Days of Our Lives" topped the Daytime Emmy Awards, capturing five trophies including best drama series and lead actor honors for James Reynolds.

The soap opera also claimed trophies for its writing and directing teams and supporting actor Greg Vaughan at Sunday's ceremony.

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