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  1. NBC Orders Interactive Game Show Based on QuizUp App to Series

    8:00 am 9/30/2015

    Users at home will be able to compete with in-studio contestants for cash prizes. Read more

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  2. How NBC Passed on Jimmy Fallon's 'Lip Sync Battle' and Gave Spike a Hit Show

    5:00 am 4/8/2015

    The 'Tonight Show' host's home network passed on the pitch for the unscripted show, which has become a cable ratings smash.Read more

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  3. Reality Power: The Declining Clout of the Broadcast Unscripted Chief

    9:00 am 3/26/2015

    Big gambles (and big failures) have led to more turnover in the executive ranks, leaving posts vacant for months on end: "It isn't a thankless job; it's a tough job. … You've really got to knock it out of the park every single time."Read more

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  4. NBC Nabs New Fitness Competition From 'Biggest Loser' Creator (Exclusive)

    12:24 pm 3/12/2015

    Alternative chief Paul Telegdy describes the new series as "a show that [will] get people ready to be a contestant on 'American Ninja Warrior.' "Read more

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  5. 'The Voice': Paul Telegdy on Season 8 Tweaks, Pursuing Dream Coach Adele

    7:00 am 2/24/2015

    NBC's president of late-night and alternative programming talks with THR about why the singing competition is expanding the show's audience engagement.Read more

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  6. NBC Reality Chief Touts 'Voice' Longevity, Defends State of the Genre

    6:00 am 10/10/2014

    "It's gotten harder, and yes the failure rate has increased, but in that respect, we're probably just keeping company with the world of scripted"Read more

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  7. What's Behind the Broadcast Reality Exec Purge? (Analysis)

    5:00 am 9/25/2013

    ABC's John Saade is the third out of four unscripted chiefs out as the network franchises age and desperation sets in for a new "Duck Dynasty"-size hit.Read more

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  8. NBC's Paul Telegdy Preaches Patience on 'Million Second Quiz' Ratings, Tech Glitches

    5:08 pm 9/11/2013

    "The benefits to the company are a bit more than the rating," the network's president of alternative and late-night programming tells THR.Read more

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  9. NBC Chief Bob Greenblatt: 'There's Still Room for Improvement'

    11:16 am 7/27/2013

    Greenblatt was joined by execs Jennifer Salke and Paul Telegdy during the TCA press tour to discuss ratings, Emmys, late night and ongoing disappointment.Read more

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  10. NBC Prepping New Sketch Comedy Series (Exclusive)

    12:27 am 7/1/2013

    Former Comedy Central executive Lou Wallach is attached as an exec producer under his overall deal with Universal Television's Alternative Studio.Read more

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