NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A West Coast NBC executive said he thought the Peacock Network paid too much in the 2010 long-term deal to keep the Golden Globes show airing on the network.

'Days of Our Lives' renewed for 2 seasons

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- NBC says it has picked up its U.S. daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" for two more years through the 2012-13 television season.

Gaspin defends NBC's record on tolerance

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- NBC Universal executive Jeff Gaspin defended his network's position on tolerance even as Universal was criticized for a so-called intolerant movie trailer.

NBC's Gaspin to focus on prime time

LOS ANGELES, D.C., July 31 (UPI) -- NBC entertainment Chairman Jeff Gaspin says he is going to concentrate on prime time after some late night flubs for the U.S. network.
Mandel to replace Hasselhoff on 'Talent'

Mandel to replace Hasselhoff on 'Talent'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Comedian and television personality Howie Mandel is to replace outgoing judge David Hasselhoff on the competition series "America's Got Talent," NBC said.
Nearly 18M watch 'Leno' premiere

Nearly 18M watch 'Leno' premiere

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Monday's premiere telecast of "The Jay Leno Show" in Burbank, Calif., was watched by 17.7 million viewers overall, NBC announced.

NBC's Silverman to head up new company

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- IAC and U.S. media entrepreneur Ben Silverman announced Monday they are forming a new multimedia company.

NBC reportedly planning Motown miniseries

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- NBC is planning a 12-hour miniseries on the history of the legendary U.S. musical powerhouse, Motown, Thursday's Daily Variety reported.

McGregor, Boorman get Bravo reality show

BURBANK, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- Actors and friends Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman will star in a new Bravo series chronicling a four-month transcontinental motorcycle journey.

'Greenlight' moves to Bravo for 3rd season

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- "Project Greenlight," the popular HBO series about filmmaking, is moving to cable's Bravo network for its third season.
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