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NBCUniversal, Amazon Reach Deal to Bring Peacock to Fire TV Devices

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service will be available on Amazon Fire devices this Thursday as part of a deal that will also place the network’s 15 apps, including NBC, NBC News and NBC…

“We Will Not Ignore It”: How NBC Plans to Manage the Tokyo Olympics Amid a Pandemic

In its marketing push for the Tokyo Olympics, NBC is promoting it as the first post-COVID global event, the beginning of a return to something closer to a pre-pandemic normal. But that does not…

NBC Approaches “Moral Hazard” Amid Tokyo Olympics Push During Pandemic

During the TV industry’s upfronts in May, Disney enlisted Jimmy Kimmel to liven up the proceedings with a stand-up routine. The ABC late-night star roasted the broadcast community but reserved…

Universal Orlando Hits 11 Million Visitors Since Reopening, CEO Says

NBCUniversal chief Jeff Shell, the CEO of the cable giant’s entertainment arm, says the theme parks business is “coming back a lot faster than we had expected.” Orlando, NBCU’s largest theme park…

NBCU, Will Packer and Target Partner on Film Series Spotlighting Black Creators

NBCUniversal is partnering with Target and producer Will Packer on what it is calling the Scene in Color Film Series. The series launch will be tied to NBC’s summer movie nights on channels…

Universal Orlando Theme Park Attendance Hitting “2019 Levels on Many Days,” Says Comcast CEO

NBCUniversal owner Comcast feels it has the assets needed to do well in the competitive media space, chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said on Wednesday in responding to a question about…

Universal Studios Hollywood Hiring 2,000 Staffers This Summer

Universal Studios Hollywood will be hiring more than 2,000 people over the summer, the theme park said on Tuesday. Positions run the gamut from full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional

Comcast CFO: “We Like the Hand We Have Without M&A”

Michael Cavanagh spoke during the virtual Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.

Charly Clive Signs With Echo Lake Entertainment (Exclusive)

Pure star Charly Clive has signed with Echo Lake Entertainment for representation in all areas. The English actress is best known for playing Marnie, a young woman with intrusive sexual…

How Will the WarnerMedia-Discovery Merger Impact Comcast?

Comcast’s stock dropped 5.5 percent on Monday. The reason: the mega-deal unveiled by Discovery and WarnerMedia parent AT&T that is set to merge their content businesses. Wall Street analysts…

How a Discovery-WarnerMedia Merger Would Rattle Hollywood

It’s not that the media world and Wall Street didn’t expect AT&T to spin off WarnerMedia — the consensus has been that this experiment has not been going well. But a deal appears to be coming…

Miley Cyrus Inks NBCUniversal Overall Deal

Miley Cyrus has signed a wide-ranging overall deal with NBCUniversal. The singer-songwriter, actress and performer will develop and appear in projects across the NBCU Television and…