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NBC Wonders Why Bother to Sign On

David Juskow | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

For seven years NBC tried to tell everyone that 30 Rock was a hit. It was not. Critics enjoyed it but no one was rabidly watching it like Modern Family. The Blacklist is the ONLY holdover for new shows from last season and that is only good because James Spader is truly "the man".

Jay Leno Goes After NBC Again

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.19.2013 | Comedy

Jay Leno may have received some less-than-pleasant emails from NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt after repeatedly mocking the fifth-place network, but th...

Jay Leno's Controversial NBC Slam

Posted 03.17.2013 | TV

Did Jay Leno go too far? NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt certainly thinks so. The "Tonight Show" host poked fun at NBC's low ratings when Greeblatt...

NBC's Sweeps Disaster

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

More bad news for NBC: The one-time No. 1 network has fallen to fifth place in the Nielsen TV ratings during the important February sweeps period, acc...

Tina Fey On NBC's Comedy Plan: 'They're Wrong'

Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Tina Fey has been the queen of NBC comedy for more than a decade, thanks to "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock." With "30 Rock" wrapping up its seven-...

Donald Trump and NBC's Unholy Alliance

Chez Pazienza | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

When all is said and done, the reality is that only low ratings will get Trump off NBC. That's the best we can hope for. But make no mistake: NBC should fire Trump.

Will Steve Carell Return For 'The Office' Series Finale?

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

"The Office" fans shouldn't expect to see Michael Scott (Steve Carell) back at Dunder-Mifflin for the series finale. “I’m hopeful, but I don’...

Does 'Community' Still Have A Future?

Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

Though it has seemed like the end is in sight for "Community" after a year of behind-the-scenes tumult, the NBC comedy could still have a future. A...

The Man Who Saved NBC

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The world didn't end as some predicted last month. Even more remarkably, NBC demonstrated it just might have a future. No wonder Rob...

What's Next For 'Smash' And 'The Voice'?

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

NBC executives talked about the state of the network at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, and they addressed the futures of "Comm...

NBC Wants 'Community' To Continue

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt addressed the state of cult favorite "Community" at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour ...

New TV Slates Prove Dramas Are So Last Season

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- Broadcast television networks are determined to make you laugh. The resurgence of situation comedies is the clearest trend to emerge from...

Produced By Conference 2011: Let the Work Prove It

Abe Schwartz | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

I've been focusing less on directing and all things tech-related, and more on getting back to the basics. Here are some takeaways from this year's Produced By Conference.

Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' Renewed: End Of Presidential Run?

Posted 07.15.2011 | Media

NBC released its 2011-2012 primetime schedule on Sunday, featuring six new dramas and six new comedies. Among the shows set to air in the Fall is Dona...

Can This Man Save NBC?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's not clear whether any mortal can save NBC, but if anyone has a shot it might be Robert Greenblatt, who will oversee entertainment programming onc...

David Nevins Replaces Robert Greenblatt As Showtime Programming Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — Hollywood producer David Nevins is the new programming chief at Showtime, replacing Robert Greenblatt. Nevins has been president of ...