General Electric may be putting some distance between itself and the Peacock. A new ad from the financial-and-industrial conglomerate features characters from a film studio that is a rival to…
Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…
Univision Communications is making a bet on the maverick filmmaker behind such grindhouse classics as 'From Dusk Till Dawn' and 'Machete.' The company that owns Spanish-language TV network Univision…
As the Walt Disney Co. chief initiates yet another round of layoffs and a forthcoming reorganization before stepping down as CEO in two years, he is emulating Jack Welch in more ways than one.
When the Comcast guys took over NBC, they seemed like a breath of fresh air for the beleaguered network. Industry insiders gave especially high marks to NBCUniversal's new CEO, Steve Burke — not…
No matter what happens to the Peacock in the Comcast era, General Electric is sure to be a paying customer on NBC Universal's air for years to come.
In a dramatic changing of the guard at NBC, news prexy Andrew Lack has been upped to president and chief operating officer effective June 4, replacing Bob Wright, who was named Peacock chairman-CEO.
The biggest cliffhangers at NBC are whether “Seinfeld” will come back for a ninth season, and whether NBC can get it back without changing the way stars of hit sitcoms are compensated. You already…
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