Categories: NBC Universal

Jeff Zucker At The McGraw-Hill Media Summit: The Video

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 19

Jeff Zucker At The McGraw-Hill Media Summit: Jon Stewart/CNBC, Jay Leno, Cable Versus Broadcast, And Life Within GE

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 18

At today’s McGraw-Hill Media Summit, NBC Universal Jeff Zucker talked tough, cracked jokes, and, as executives do in such settings, gave carefully calibrated answers. Taken together, they painted the picture...

Universal, Spielberg End Distribution Talks

Posted by: Jon Fine on February 06

The following comes courtesy of Ron Grover, BusinessWeek's Los Angeles Bureau Chief. The Steven Spielberg Hollywood odyssey continues. Three months after apparently reaching agreement to leave his three-year deal with...

Breaking: Spielberg's Dreamworks Signs Distribution Deal With NBC Universal

Posted by: Jon Fine on October 13

BusinessWeek's Los Angeles Bureau Chief Ron Grover reports: In perhaps Hollywood’s worst kept secret, Steven Spielberg’s newly created studio is signing a distribution arrangement with NBC Universal to distribute as...

Beth Comstock, NBC Universal, and GE

Posted by: Jon Fine on September 05

My colleague Diane Brady just wrote an excellent blog post about the New York Post report that has NBC digital honcho Beth Comstock heading back to GE headquarters. In it...

The NBC Upfront, And The Upfronts In General

Posted by: Jon Fine on May 15

Random observations regarding NBC’s upfront. (Note: I arrived late and thus missed some key previews. Those security dudes mean business.) --The remake of Bionic Woman frankly seems ludicrous to me,...

The Web Video Scorecard As Of Right Now

Posted by: Jon Fine on April 12

So: On March 22 NBC Universal and News Corp leapfrog (make that try to leapfrog) YouTube by announcing a complex partnership for a video Web site and syndication service. CBS...

NewTube: Biggest Launch of a Non-Existent Product Since The iPhone

Posted by: Jon Fine on March 22

Oh, the ways we can peel today's news apart. For starters, I was convinced when I wrote this a few months back that none of this could even get this...

It's Official: NBC Universal Trendlet Becomes Trend

Posted by: Jon Fine on December 01

NBC Uni Sales President Keith Turner splitting the company. That makes three high-ranking execs departing in the past few weeks, which, as discussed here, officially makes it a trend. Any...

Oy. Timing.

Posted by: Jon Fine on November 16

Two top NBC Universal executives have fled to other companies in the past two days: Randy Falco split to run AOL, and its President of cable and domestic TV David...

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