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Jenny Groom Exits NBCUniversal’s Top Reality Post

NBCUniversal is making a change at the top of its reality division. Jenny Groom, who was tapped in 2020 to oversee reality and game shows for Susan Rovner’s entertainment portfolio, is out at the company. Sources say Rovner wanted to make a change at the division based on the overall performance of Groom’s unscripted shows […]

NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ Taps ‘Drew Barrymore Show’ EP Chris Miller as Showrunner

It’s an interesting time to be the executive producer of a network late night show. In the span of less than a year, the 11:30 programs on NBC, ABC and CBS will have undergone leadership changes at the top. On Friday The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon announced that Chris Miller would become the new […]

The Night 65 Million People Watched ‘Schindler’s List’

Twenty-five years ago, Schindler’s List premiered on NBC with no advertisements. Sixty-five million people saw the film during its Feb. 23, 1997, broadcast — dwarfing the 25 million who watched the initial American release in theaters four years earlier. According to Nielsen, the three-plus-hour event achieved a 34 share, meaning more than a third of […]

Meredith Ahr Upped to Top Reality Post at NBC Entertainment

Meredith Ahr has been promoted to president of NBC Entertainment's alternative and reality group, expanding her unscripted purview to the broadcast network in addition to the studio.

NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt Planning to Step Down

Bob Greenblatt is planning to step down as NBC Entertainment chairman. Greenblatt has begun negotiating his exit with the network despite having an extension that continued his contract past its original end date of 2017.

NBC Promotes Alternative Exec Sahara Bushue

Currently working on such reality hits as 'World of Dance' and 'America's Got Talent,' Bushue rises to senior vp.

Vin Diesel and Virgil Williams Team for Boxing Drama at NBC (Exclusive)

The script sale is part of the 'Fast and the Furious' star's overall deal at Universal TV.

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Alex Rodriguez Team for NBC Disaster Relief Benefit Concert

Telemundo and Univision will simulcast the three-hour concert Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

NBC’s Bob Greenblatt: Don’t Call the Morgue — Broadcast TV Is Doing Just Fine (Guest Column)

Overnight ratings are the only "dinosaur" in TV, writes the network chairman, who reveals how time-shifted viewing and digital revenue are reinventing his business: "Our shows have a starting line but no finish line."

NBC Developing Futuristic Drama Produced by ‘Maze Runner’ Director

Wes Ball will helm the pilot for 'Mosaic,' which hails from 'Fringe' writer Christine Lavaf.

‘Will & Grace’ Revival Renewed for Season 2 at NBC

In addition to the 13-episode renewal, the network has also ordered four more episodes for season one.

NBC to Hire More Women Directors With “Female Forward” Initiative

NBC president Jennifer Salke, who is spearheading the initiative along with 'Homeland' director Lesli Linka Glatter, announced the news at TCA on Thursday.