Stories tagged: nbc
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 4:34 P.M.
‘Will & Grace’ 10-episode revival set for 2017-18 season
NBC said Wednesday that 10 new episodes are set to air during the 2017-18 season. The series will feature original stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 10:45 A.M.
Megyn Kelly will leave Fox News for NBC
News anchor Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News to join NBC, where she will have a wide-ranging role.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016
Schwarzenegger: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ his show, not Trump’s
In an epic mishmash of politics and celebrity, Donald Trump’s elevation from “Celebrity Apprentice” host to president-elect has created an opening for actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
NBC boss and TV hit-making titan Grant Tinker dies at age 90
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 5:36 P.M.
NBC suspends Billy Bush for role on Trump tape
NEW YORK – Just like Donald Trump is being watched in Sunday’s debate to see how he responds to a recently surfaced videotape of a crude conversation about women, NBC …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 7 P.M.
Kristen Bell is well cast in ‘The Good Place’ as someone sent to heaven by mistake
In the smart and delightful “The Good Place,” which got a two-episode preview Monday before taking up its regular time slot Thursday, Kristen Bell plays Eleanor, who opens her eyes …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 1 P.M.
Military forum gets 10.8 million viewers; Matt Lauer pummeled for his moderating
The first joint appearance of presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on NBC’s “Commander in Chief Forum” averaged 10.8 million viewers on Wednesday.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 7:29 P.M.
Rio Olympics kept NBC on top last week
The Olympics in their final week were still golden for NBC. Once again, NBC’s nightly prime-time averages took the week’s top seven Nielsen slots. And NBC again left rival networks …
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
Is NBC’s prime-time Olympics due for a change?
A former journalist turned college professor, Kelly Whiteside is watching NBC’s prime-time Olympics coverage this month for the first time in 16 years. She’s surprised at what she’s found – …
SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2016
Archie Panjabi goes for action in ‘Blindspot’ TV role
Archie Panjabi of “The Good Wife” is getting back into series TV with “Blindspot” and out of her comfort zone.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
NBC to salute Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with 2-hour special
NBC is celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with a star-filled tribute airing in December.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 4:46 P.M.
Simon Cowell returning as ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge
Simon Cowell will be back in front of the cameras for “America’s Got Talent” next season.
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, 4:46 P.M.
Sports letters to the editor: How about a little golf with your commercials?
Letters to the editor
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 6:39 P.M.
Preakness ratings up
Exaggerator’s victory over Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist in the Preakness was watched on NBC by an average of more than 9.4 million people, a 6 percent increase over American Pharoah’s …
THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015, 9:31 A.M.
‘Truth Be Told’ cast dishes on new NBC comedy
NBC continues its efforts to find a new successful comedy with the launch of “Truth Be Told.” The comedy about two couples stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tone Bell, Vanessa Lachey and …
TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015
N.Y. Rangers sign free agent Jarret Stoll
NHL: The New York Rangers are giving former Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll a second chance a few months after he pleaded guilty in a felony cocaine case. The …
TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015
NBC Keeps Preakness
The Preakness Stakes will remain on NBC after a seven-year contract extension was reached for the second leg of the Triple Crown. The agreement announced Monday with the Maryland Jockey …
THURSDAY, AUG. 6, 2015
After tape-delayed success, a mostly live Olympics for NBC
NEW YORK – A swimmer with a heart-wrenching history is about to race at the Olympics, so of course NBC will first air a slickly produced feature full of teary …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015
In TV blitz, Rachel Dolezal says white couple may not be her real parents
NEW YORK – Rachel Dolezal’s daylong media blitz in which she denied that she is a white woman posing as a black woman culminated Tuesday night with a claim that …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 10, 2015, 5:20 P.M.
Brian Williams suspended by NBC News for 6 months
NEW YORK — NBC is suspending Brian Williams as managing editor and anchor of ‘Nightly News’ for 6 months.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, 2014, 7:27 P.M.
Spiraling scandal threatens Cosby’s reputation
NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual …
FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014
NBC says thousands of illegal video stopped
NBC says it worked with Olympic officials to stop some 45,000 instances of illegally posted video or pirate streams that surfaced to show competition during the Sochi games. The chase …
MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014
Costas plans to return Monday
Bob Costas plans to make his return to NBC today after being off the air for a week with an eye infection. NBC said Sunday that “Today” host Matt Lauer …
TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014
Vonn will join NBC
Ski champion Lindsey Vonn will work for NBC during the Winter Olympics, although she won’t be in Sochi. The network said the gold medalist will report on the Olympics for …
THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013
Spokane’s Sophia Caruso part of televised ‘Sound of Music’
When NBC’s ambitious live production of “The Sound of Music” hits the airwaves tonight, Spokane will have a big reason to watch. And that big reason is a 12-year-old girl. …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013, 9:15 A.M.
Spokane’s Cami Bradley a finalist on ‘America’s Got Talent’
Spokane’s Cami Bradley made it through. The singer was one of six performers selected Wednesday night to compete next week for a $1 million prize in the finals of NBC’s …
FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013, 10:19 A.M.
RNC votes to block CNN, NBC from hosting debates
BOSTON — The Republican National Committee has approved a resolution to block two television networks from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.
SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2012
NBC apologizes for ad’s bad timing
NBC says no offense was intended by a poorly timed promotional ad featuring a monkey on gymnastics rings that aired directly following a commentary by Bob Costas on Gabby Douglas’ …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
Viewing guide for Olympics coverage
NEW YORK – The Summer Olympics opening ceremony takes place Friday, but the first of 5,535 hours that NBC is showing of the games begins today with qualifying rounds in …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012
Giants-Cowboys a large draw for NBC
The New York Giants’ victory over the Dallas Cowboys earned the highest overnight rating in the six-year history of Sunday night football on NBC. According to data released Monday by …