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Jay Leno Continues to Poke Fun at NBC Execs

Jay Leno Continues to Poke Fun at NBC Execs

Photo by Kevin Winter/Tonight Show/Getty Images for The Tonight Show(NEW YORK) — Jay Leno isn’t letting up on the jokes targeting his NBC bosses.The Tonight Show host has repeatedly poked fun at network executives on his late-night program over the pa…

“Smash,” Featuring Guest Star Jennifer Hudson, Returns Tuesday Night

“Smash,” Featuring Guest Star Jennifer Hudson, Returns Tuesday Night

Eric Liebowitz/NBC(NEW YORK) — NBC’s Smash kicks off its second season Tuesday night with a two-hour episode, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern time.The series will continue to follow the crew and stars involved in the fictional, Marilyn Monroe-themed music…

"The Voice" Recap: Cassadee Pope Wins; Christina and Cee Lo Say Farewell

"The Voice" Recap: Cassadee Pope Wins; Christina and Cee Lo Say Farewell

Tyler Golden/NBC(NEW YORK) — Cassadee Pope, 23, of West Palm Beach, Fla., was crowned the winner of the third season of NBC’s The Voice in a live finale Tuesday night.  She was mentored by Blake Shelton.  It’s Shelton’s second time being a w…

NBC Correspondent Richard Engel Freed from Captors in Syria

NBC Correspondent Richard Engel Freed from Captors in Syria

Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Richard Engel, the chief foreign correspondent at NBC News, and his production team have been released amid gunfire at a Syria checkpoint after they were taken prisoner in the civil war-torn country.”After being …

George Zimmerman Sues NBC for Portraying Him as a ‘Racist and Predatory Villain’

George Zimmerman Sues NBC for Portraying Him as a ‘Racist and Predatory Villain’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — George Zimmerman, the man facing second-degree murder charges in one of the most racially charged and controversial cases in recent memory, is seeking damages against NBC for portraying him as a “racist and predatory villain.”The …

NBC Wins November Sweeps for First Time in Nine Years

NBC Wins November Sweeps for First Time in Nine Years

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NBC achieved a rare ratings milestone for itself this month.Deadline.com reports that for the first time since 2003, the network has won the November sweeps, one of four major ratings periods over the course of the year.&…

Hurricane Sandy Telethon to Air on NBC

Hurricane Sandy Telethon to Air on NBC

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, NBC Universal is the first out of the gate with a relief telethon. 
Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together will air Friday night from 8:00 to 9:00 ET on all of NBCU’s broadcast and cab…

NBC Cancels "Animal Practice"

NBC Cancels "Animal Practice"

Neil Jacobs/NBC(NEW YORK) — There will be no more monkey business on NBC’s Wednesday-night schedule.The network has cancelled its freshman series Animal Practice, which stars Justin Kirk, JoAnna Garcia Swisher and a monkey named Crystal.  The ani…

NBC to Air "Munsters" Reboot as Halloween Special

NBC to Air "Munsters" Reboot as Halloween Special

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — NBC plans to air its Munsters reboot, Mockingbird Lane, as a Halloween special later this month, The Hollywood Reporter says.According to the report, the $10 million pilot, which is based on The Munsters TV series…

ABC’s "Nashville," NBC’s "Chicago Fire" Premiere Wednesday Night

ABC’s "Nashville," NBC’s "Chicago Fire" Premiere Wednesday Night

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The highly-anticipated ABC series Nashville premieres Wednesday night.Connie Britton, best known for her roles on Friday Night Lights and American Horror Story, plays country singer Rayna Jaymes. Rayna has had a long and …

ABC’s "Modern Family," "The Neighbors" Among Wednesday’s Premieres

ABC’s "Modern Family," "The Neighbors" Among Wednesday’s Premieres

ABC/BOB D’AMICO(NEW YORK) — The fall season continues Wednesday night with the premieres of several shows, including three ABC comedies.  Here’s a closer look.  ABC

The Middle, 8 p.m. — A one-hour episode kicks off season four. …

NBC’s "The Office" Will Close Its Doors After Upcoming Ninth Season

NBC’s "The Office" Will Close Its Doors After Upcoming Ninth Season

Hemera/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Greg Daniels, the executive producer of NBC’s The Office, revealed on Tuesday that the series will end after its upcoming ninth season, Deadline.com reports. 
Daniels says creative closure is the primary reason be…

NBC Sets Record for Olympic Viewers

NBC Sets Record for Olympic Viewers

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — According to statistics from Nielsen, the London Olympics drew an Olympic-record 219 million unique viewers across all of NBC’s platforms, surpassing the 215 million who watched the Beijing Olympics in 2008 an…

Summer Games Score Olympian TV Numbers

Summer Games Score Olympian TV Numbers

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Not surprisingly, the London Summer Olympics dominated the TV ratings in the past week.
The opening of the games, which featured an elaborate celebration of all things British — including a parachuting James…

NBC Sets Records for Olympic Coverage

NBC Sets Records for Olympic Coverage

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — NBC’s coverage of Friday’s opening ceremonies of the London Olympics averaged a record 40.7 million total viewers, according to the Nielsen Company, the Los Angeles Times reports.  The previous …

Jennifer Lopez on "Idol" Job: It May Be ‘Time for Me to Go’

Jennifer Lopez on "Idol" Job: It May Be ‘Time for Me to Go’

Michael Becker/FOX(NEW YORK) — Rumors that Jennifer Lopez won’t be returning for a third season of American Idol have been running rampant and during an appearance Thursday on NBC’s Today show, the star herself seemed to indicate it’s not a rumor — t…

Report: Savannah Guthrie to Be Named New "Today" Anchor Friday

Report: Savannah Guthrie to Be Named New "Today" Anchor Friday

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Savannah Guthrie will replace Ann Curry on NBC’s Today show Friday morning, according to TMZ.  She will be anchoring with Matt Lauer, and they will most likely announce that she has joined the mornin…

Ann Curry Says She Will Say Goodbye to NBC’s "Today" on Thursday

Ann Curry Says She Will Say Goodbye to NBC’s "Today" on Thursday

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ann Curry has confirmed the worst-kept secret in the TV biz: she’s being forced out of her anchor position on NBC’s Today show.  But the surprising part: her last day on the program is on Thursday.
In what…

Report: Savannah Guthrie Formally Offered Ann Curry’s "Today" Spot

Report: Savannah Guthrie Formally Offered Ann Curry’s "Today" Spot

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — NBC appears to be one step closer to replacing Ann Curry on the Today show.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Savannah Guthrie has formally been offered Curry’s current position as co-anchor of Today along…

Report: Giving Ann Curry the Boot Will Cost NBC

Report: Giving Ann Curry the Boot Will Cost NBC

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — If and when NBC reassigns Today co-anchor Ann Curry to another position, as has been rumored, it will be a costly move, network sources tell TMZ.
The website says Curry’s contract guarantees her $10 million …

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