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NBC SETS DEBUTS FOR NEW DRAMAS 'ALLEGIANCE', 'A.D,' AND 'ODYSSEY,' EVENT SERIES 'THE SLAP' AND NEW COMEDY 'ONE BIG HAPPY'

Previous Summer Series "The Night Shift" and "Undateable" Receive Season Two Premiere Dates as Balanced Lineup Shifts Into Midseason UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - December 12, 2014 - NBC has announced premiere dates for its burgeoning midseason schedule - dramas "The Blacklist," "Allegiance, "Night Shift," "A.D." and "Odyssey," event series "The Slap," and comedies...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Cut the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits in Triple Measures: Week to Week, Versus the Same Week Last Year and Versus the Season to Date Average TODAY Placed First in Rating A25-54 for the Week TODAY Posted Its Narrowest Total Viewer Gap with GMA in More Than Three Months Year-To-Date, TODAY is #1 A18-49 NEW YORK - December 11, 2014 - NBC's TOD...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES ABC, CBS TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF DEC. 1-5

Despite Airing Encores on Three Nights, Fallon Defeats Kimmel, Letterman in Every Key Ratings Category...

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"MEET THE PRESS" DELIVERS HIGHEST RATINGS SINCE CHUCK TODD'S DEBUT AND BIGGEST DEMO AUDIENCE SINCE MARCH

MTP Posts Significant Growth Week-to-Week, Quarter-to-Date, and Year-to-Year NBC Broadcast is Dominant #1 in Washington, DC DECEMBER 11, 2014 - "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" continues to post significant ratings growth in all metrics and drive the political conversation week after week. The December 7, 2014 edition marked MTP's best total viewer audience sinc...

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TELEMUNDO AND MASHABLE TEAM UP TO LAUNCH SPANISH-LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGY CONTENT HUB #ELPULSO VIA MASHABLE

MIAMI - December 9, 2014 - Telemundo unveiled its partnership with Mashable, the leading media company for the Connected Generation, on Friday at the Mashable Media Summit showcasing a dedicated Spanish-language content hub titled "#ElPulso via Mashable."   #ElPulso via Mashable will live on a dedicated page on Telemundo.com designed to provide news and infor...

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BRAVO MEDIA'S "THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER" EARNS MOST-WATCHED SEASON PREMIERE EVER WITH 1.5 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS, UP DOUBLE-DIGITS

Adding To The Network's Success on Sunday, "The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" Scores #1 Cable Reality Docu-Series, "Fashion Queens" Earns Season High & "Watch What Happens Live" Delivers 2.5 Million Total Viewers NEW YORK - December 9, 2014 - Bravo Media delivered record ratings on Sunday night as "The Millionaire Matchmaker" earned its most-watched season p...

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF DEC. 1-7 AMONG THE BIG 4 IN 18-49, TOTAL VIEWERS AND VIRTUALLY ALL OTHER KEY MEASURES

'Sunday Night Football,' 'The Voice' and 'Peter Pan Live!' Account for Four of the Week's Top Seven Primetime Telecasts on the Big 4 in 18-49...

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USA NETWORK AND UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS DEVELOP NEW MODEL TO BRING BACK CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED COMEDY 'PLAYING HOUSE' FOR SEASON TWO IN 2015

Unique VOD Windowing Strategy Creates New Marketing Opportunities For Select Advertisers and Unique Ability to Grow Audience Series to be Distributed Across On Demand Platforms, Including Xfinity On Demand And USA Now UNIVERSAL CITY - December 9, 2014 - USA Network today announced the renewal of the critically-acclaimed comedy, PLAYING HOUSE, from Universal Ca...

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NBCUNIVERSAL UNVEILS RADIUS, THE FIRST FULLY CONVERGENT PREMIUM FITNESS MEDIA BRAND

Multi-Platform Subscription Video On-Demand Service Offers Programming From Next-Gen Fitness Rockstars And Partners With Top Fitness Industry Leaders, Including Under Armour NEW YORK - December 9, 2014 - Today, NBCUniversal announced the launch of Radius, a new premium fitness brand that offers unlimited access to a broad variety of workout and lifestyle progr...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" DELIVERS BEST DEMO WIN OVER ABC SINCE MARCH

During week of Brian Williams' 10th Anniversary, NBC Broadcast Tops ABC by Over 170K in the Demo and Posts Biggest Total Viewer Advantage Since August Nightly is Delivering Best Start to a Season Since 2005 DECEMBER 9, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's #1 newscast across the board for the week of December 1-5, 2014, according to Niels...

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NBC OLYMPICS WINS FIVE OF IOC'S PRESTIGIOUS OLYMPIC GOLDEN RINGS FOR SOCHI PRESENTATION

Best Olympic Program, Best Olympic Feature & Best Digital Offering Win Gold   Best Olympic Athlete Profile and Best On-Air Promotion Win Silver   STAMFORD, Conn. - December 8, 2014 - NBC Olympics won five prestigious Olympic Golden Rings awards - three golds and two silvers - including gold for Best Olympic Program, tonight in Monte Carlo, Monaco, at...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DELIVERS ITS TOP NOVEMBER SWEEP IN SIX YEARS, HITS WEEKLY SEASON HIGHS DURING WEEK OF NOV. 24-28

Fallon's Thanksgiving Telecast Is Season's Best in 18-49, High Since Sept. 4 Post-NFL Show NEW YORK - December 5, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has delivered "Tonight's" top-rated November sweep in six years and concluded the month with the show's highest weekly adults 18-49 rating of the season to date during the week of Nov. 24-28. For the No...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Has Cut the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits Versus the November Sweep 2013 and the Same Week Last Year TODAY Has Placed First in Rating 18-49 for 82 Straight Sweeps and 23 Straight November Sweeps TODAY Posted Its Narrowest A25-54 Gap with GMA in Three Months for the Week of November 24 TODAY Cut the Demo Gap with GMA by a Giant 64% Week to Week Y...

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"MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD" CONTINUES TO POST RATINGS GROWTH

NBC Broadcast is #2 Nationally, Dominates DC Market Across the Board DECEMBER 5, 2014 - The November 30, 2014 edition of "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" was the #2 Sunday morning public affairs program in both total viewers and the news demo A25-54.   The NBC broadcast averaged 2.799 million total viewers and 806,000 A25-54 viewers, according to Nielsen M...

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NBC WINS WEEK OF NOV. 24-30 IN 18-49 WITH TWO 'SNF' TELECASTS TIED FOR #1 IN 18-49, TAKES TOP TWO SPOTS AMONG PRIME BIG 4 PROGRAMS IN ALL KEY MEASURES

NBC Also Takes the Week Among Those Nets in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Categories Excluding Olympics and Super Bowl Weeks, NBC's +1.1 Win in 18-49 Is Network's Biggest In-Season Point Lead Over Second Place Since Week of Dec. 27, 2010 Joining Two 'SNF' Telecasts Among the Top 25 Primetime Shows on the Big 4 Are Monday and Tuesday's...

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E!'S "KOURTNEY & KHLOE TAKE THE HAMPTONS" AND "HOUSE OF DVF" HIT NEW HIGHS ON SUNDAY NIGHT

LOS ANGELES - December 3, 2014 - E!'s Sunday night originals "Kourtney & Khloe Take the Hamptons" from 9-10pm and "House of DVF" from 10-11pm scored season highs on 11/30 across all major demos, leading the network to its most-watched Sunday in primetime (8p-11p) in three months.   Please see show ratings highlights below:...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" DELIVERS BIGGEST NOVEMBER SWEEP AUDIENCE IN EIGHT YEARS

NBC Broadcast Posts Year-to-Year Gains for 29th Consecutive Sweep Win   For the Week, Nightly Draws Biggest Total Viewer Audience Since Sochi Olympics DECEMBER 3, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's #1 newscast in total viewers, rating A25-54, and the 18-49 year old demo for the 2014 November sweep period, according to Nielsen Media Resea...

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EVAN SHAPIRO NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL ENTERPRISES, NBCUNIVERSAL

NEW YORK - December 2, 2014 - NBCUniversal announced today that Evan Shapiro has been named Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprises. In this newly created role, Shapiro will work on the company-wide strategic development of digital opportunities to reach emerging audiences, including alternative platforms and direct to consumer distribution models. Shapiro...

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THE VOICE HITS 20 MILLION ITUNES DOWNLOADS SINCE FIRST SEASON

Massive Number Indicates Emmy-Winning Series Plays Pivotal Role in Music Industry UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - December 1, 2014 - Signifying its importance on the global music stage, "The Voice," in conjunction with Republic Records, reached a milestone of 20 million iTunes music downloads Monday night, dating back to its first season (iTunes.com/TheVoice). In reach...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW,' 'LATE NIGHT' DOMINATE ABC, CBS TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF NOV. 17-21

Fallon Outrates Both Kimmel and Letterman in 18-49 and All Key Ratings Categories NEW YORK - December 1, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" was the #1 late-night show for the week of Nov. 17-21, outrating "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "Late Show with David Letterman" in the 18-49 demo and all key categories. "The Tonight Show" drew a 1.04 rating in the...

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF NOV. 17-23 IN 18-49, WITH 'SNF' #1 AMONG PRIME BIG 4 TELECASTS IN ALL KEY MEASURES

NBC Also Takes the Week Among Those Nets in Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and All Key Adult-Male Demos Joining 'SNF' Among the Top 30 Primetime Shows on the Big 4 Are Monday and Tuesday's 'Voice,' 'State of Affairs,' 'Chicago Fire' and 'SVU' Through Nine Weeks, NBC Ranks #1 for the Season in Adults 18-49 With Victories During Seven of Nine Weeks NBC Sweeps Six of Six...

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AS A SIGNATURE MEDIA PARTNER FOR #GIVINGTUESDAY, MSNBC SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON GIVING BACK

Across All Platforms, MSNBC Will Promote the Global Day of Giving NEW YORK - November 25, 2014 - MSNBC is a signature media partner of the third annual #GivingTuesday, the rapidly growing social media movement that culminates on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the holiday season with a global day dedi...

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TELEMUNDO'S 'EL SEí‘OR DE LOS CIELOS' WINS FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL EMMY® FOR NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE U.S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM

NEW YORK - November 25, 2014 - Last night, Telemundo's original production "El Seí±or de los Cielos" won the first-ever Emmy® award given in the category of Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program at the 42nd edition of the International Emmy® Awards held in New York City....

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" DELIVERS BEST DEMO WIN OVER ABC IN FOUR MONTHS

Nightly is #1 Across the Board; Posts Biggest Total Viewer and Demo Audiences Since Sochi Olympics NBC Broadcast is Delivering Best Start to a Season Since 2005 NOVEMBER 25, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's #1 newscast in total viewers and all key 25-54 and 18-49 year old demos for the week of November 17-21, 2014, according to Nielsen...

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NBCUNIVERSAL PARTNERS WITH MILLENNIAL TRAINS PROJECT TO SUPPORT SOCIALLY-IMPACTFUL JOURNEYS FOR NEXT-GENERATION ENTREPRENEURS AND CHANGEMAKERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 24, 2014 – The Millennial Trains Project today announced that NBCUniversal will be the lead sponsor of its May 2015 journey. The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) is an innovative non-profit organization that leads crowdfunded transcontinental train journeys for young entrepreneurs, artists, and changemakers to explore America...

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TELEMUNDO RANKS AS #1 SPANISH-LANGUAGE NETWORK A 18-49 MONDAY TO FRIDAY 10PM FOR 12 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS STARTING AUGUST 25 THROUGH WEEK OF NOVEMBER 10TH

MIAMI - November 24, 2014 - Telemundo ranked as the #1 Spanish-language network in the Monday to Friday 10pm timeslot for 12 consecutive weeks starting the week of August 25th through the week of November 10th among adults 18 to 49, according to Nielsen.  Fueled by the final weeks of the second season of its super series "El Seí±or de los Cielos" starring Rafael...

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TELEMUNDO NEWS SPECIAL COVERING PRESIDENT OBAMA'S EXECUTIVE ACTION ON IMMIGRATION DELIVERS NEARLY 2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

MIAMI – November 21, 2014 – Telemundo's news special covering President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration aired on November 20th starting at 8 PM ET/7 CT/5 PT delivered 1.98 million total viewers, according to Nielsen, becoming the best-performing Telemundo news special in 2014. The one-hour show hosted by Noticias Telemundo's anchors Jos...

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RACHEL RACUSEN NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS FOR MSNBC

NEW YORK - November 21, 2014 - MSNBC today announced the appointment of Rachel Racusen to the position of Vice President, Communications. She will be based in New York and report to Phil Griffin, President, MSNBC, starting December 8....

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' CONTINUES DOMINANCE AGAINST ABC, CBS TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF NOV. 10-14

Fallon Wins in All Key Ratings Categories While "Late Night" Outscores Ferguson, "Nightline" NEW YORK - Nov. 20, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has generated a four-week high in adults 18-49 and a six-week high in total viewers to dominate the late-night ratings week of Nov. 10-14. Fallon won five of five nights of the week versus the time perio...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

For a Solid Month, TODAY Has Cut the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits, Versus the Same Period Last Year TODAY Grew Its Total Viewer Deliveries for the Third Straight Week TODAY Delivered Multi-Month Highs in Total Viewers and the Key Demo A25-54 TODAY Posted the Most Total Viewer Growth of the Morning Shows Versus the Season-to-Date Average, Adding a Who...

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BRAVO MEDIA SCORES BEST TUESDAY PRIME AMONG ALL KEY DEMOS YEAR TO-DATE

Highly Anticipated Return Of "The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere In Over Three Years NEW YORK - November 20, 2014 - Bravo Media delivered record ratings on Tuesday night as the season premiere of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"garnered 2 million total viewers and 1.1 million P18-49, up 25 percent and 36 percent resp...

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NBCUNIVERSAL NEWS GROUP MAKES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN KENSHO, THE GROUNDBREAKING INVESTMENT ANALYTICS PLATFORM

CNBC FORGES EDITORIAL AND PRODUCT PARTNERSHIP WITH KENSHO New York, NY & Cambridge, MA, November 20, 2014 - The NBCUniversal News Group today announced a strategic investment in Kensho. In conjunction, CNBC, first in business worldwide, and Kensho have formed a multi-faceted content and product agreement. Kensho is a next-generation analytics platform for in...

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" DELIVERS BIGGEST AUDIENCE SINCE MARCH

NBC Broadcast Tops ABC by Over 100K Viewers 18-49 Nightly is Delivering Best Start to a Season Since 2006 NOVEMBER 18, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's #1 newscast in total viewers and younger viewers A18-49 for the week of November 10-14, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. Nightly averaged over 9.6 million total viewers, ...

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OXYGEN MEDIA EXPANDS DEVELOPMENT SLATE WITH FOUR NEW PROJECTS TARGETING YOUNG WOMEN

NEW YORK - November 18, 2014 - Fueled by the network's commitment to increase original programming under the recent rebrand, Oxygen Media expands its aggressive development slate with four new projects targeting young, multicultural women.  The youngest skewing women's network in primetime by over eight years, the new Oxygen reflects how real women see the world -...

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NBC RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH A DIVERSE SLATE OF HEART-WARMING SPECIALS THAT FEATURE AN IMPRESSIVE ARRAY OF TALENT

TALENT INCLUDES JASON ALEXANDER, SARA BAREILLES, TONY BENNET, MICHAEL BUBLE, LADY GAGA, DENNIS HAYSBERT, CYNDI LAUPER, SETH MACFARLANE, IDINA MENZEL, JIM PARSONS, JOHN RATZENBERGER, LEANN RIMES, ALLISON WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER WALKEN AND TRISHA YEARWOOD From "Macy's Thanksgiving Parade" and "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" to Classic "SNL," Original Animation, and ...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Was the #1 Morning Show in the Key Demo A25-54 on Wednesday Following Election Night, Proving Viewers Turn to TODAY When News Breaks For Third Straight Week, TODAY Cut the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits Versus the Same Week Last Year and Versus the Season-to-Date Average TODAY Slashed the A25-54 Gap with GMA by Double Digits Versus the Season-to-...

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RECORD BREAKING MULTI-PLATFORM CAMPAIGN LAUNCH FOR TELEMUNDO'S "DUEí‘OS DEL PARAISO" REACHING OVER 3 MILLION FANS IN LESS THAN 48 HOURS

Innovative Bilingual Multi-platform Promotional Campaign Kicked Off in Partnership with Facebook MIAMI - November 13, 2014 - Telemundo's upcoming super series "Dueí±os del Paraiso" (Masters of Paradise) kicked off its promotional launch via a multi-platform campaign in partnership with social media platform Facebook and in collaboration with network shows and ta...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES TIMESLOT COMPETITION, WINNING ALL KEY RATINGS CATEGORIES FOR WEEK OF NOV. 3-7

'Late Night,' 'Last Call' Also Score Well, Hitting Five-Week Highs in 18-49, Total Viewers NEW YORK - Nov. 13, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has delivered a decisive victory in late-night ratings for the week of Nov. 3-7 winning all five nights versus the time period's ABC and CBS competition in both adults 18-49 and total viewers. Fallon beat ...

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NBC'S ANNUAL 'CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER' CELEBRATES THE MUSIC OF THE HOLIDAYS ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Cyndi Lauper, Seth MacFarlane featuring Sara Bareilles, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood Set to Perform NEW YORK - Nov. 12, 2014 - NBC will celebrate the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree with "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" on Wednesday, Dec. 3 (8-9 p.m. ET). "Today" show anchors Matt La...

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USA NETWORK ANNOUNCES PILOT PICK-UP FOR 'EVIL MEN'

Dallas Roberts ("Dallas Buyers Club") and Clifton Collins Jr. ("Pacific Rim") Are Set to Star in the Drama From CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 12, 2014 - USA Network announced the pilot pick-up of the CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions drama EVIL MEN, starring Dallas Roberts ("Dallas B...

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NBCUNIVERSAL & CHART-TOPPING POP SENSATION ONE DIRECTION UNVEIL COMPREHENSIVE, GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP FOR BAND'S GLOBAL ALBUM LAUNCH OF 'FOUR'

Exclusive Partnership Includes Band's First-Ever Primetime Special "ONE DIRECTION: THE TV SPECIAL" on December 23, 8-9PM ET on NBC and Worldwide Contests for Fans to Win a Trip to Universal Orlando Resort to Experience "1D" VIP Performances Exclusive Interviews and News About One Direction's New Album Also Will be Featured on NBCUniversal's "Access Hollywood," "E!...

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USA NETWORK ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF ORIGINAL DRAMA "GRACELAND" FROM CREATOR JEFF EASTIN AND FOX TELEVISION STUDIOS

NEW YORK - November 11, 2014 - USA Network today announced a 13-episode third season order for the provocative one-hour series GRACELAND, a high-stakes serialized drama from creator Jeff Eastin (WHITE COLLAR), which follows a group of elusive undercover agents who live in a web of lies while operating under the same roof.  The series is produced for USA by Fox...

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BRAVO MEDIA'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA" DELIVERS HIGHEST-RATED SEASON PREMIERE IN NETWORK HISTORY WITH OVER 3.8 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

Network Ranks #1 in Cable Among All Key Demos in the 8PM Hour NEW YORK - November 11, 2014 - Bravo Media delivers record ratings as "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" earned the network's highest-rated season premiere ever with over 3.8 million total viewers and over 2.2 million P18-49, according to Nielsen.  Additionally, the episode marked double-digit growth, u...

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NBC WINS THE PRIMETIME WEEK OF NOV. 3-9, MARKING THE NETWORK'S FIFTH VICTORY IN 18-49 SO FAR THIS FALL

'Sunday Night Football' Ranks #1 Among Big 4 Primetime Shows Despite the Largest Halftime Deficit Ever for an NFL Primetime Game; A 'Voice' Original, 'The Blacklist' and a 'Voice' Encore Join 'SNF' in the Week's Top 15 Through Seven Weeks, NBC Ranks #1 for the Season in 18-49 and #2 in Total Viewers 'Voice' and 'Blacklist' Sweep Six of Six Monday Half-Hours in 18-...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" IS #1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ALL KEY DEMOS

Nightly News Tops World News Tonight in Viewers A25-54 NBC Broadcast Delivers Biggest Total Audience Since March and Best Advantage Over ABC in 7 Weeks Nightly is #1 on Election Night for 13th Consecutive Year, Topping ABC by Over 1 Million Viewers NOVEMBER 11, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's #1 newscast in total viewers and all key 2...

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KATE DEL CASTILLO RETURNS TO TELEMUNDO IN THE NEW SUPER SERIES "DUEí‘OS DEL PARAĺSO" (MASTERS OF PARADISE)

Innovative Multi-platform Campaign Kicks-off with Official Preview Video in Partnership with Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/duenosparaiso)...

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'THE SING-OFF' RETURNS TO NBC WITH SIX NEW GROUPS COMPETING IN TWO-HOUR HOLIDAY SPECIAL SET FOR WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17

Jewel, Shawn Stockman and Patrick Stump Serve as Judges with Nick Lachey Returning as Host UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 7, 2014 - NBC will air a two-hour holiday special of its popular a capella musical competition series "The Sing-Off" on Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT. Six new groups will compete for a first-place prize of $50,000. Returning judg...

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NOV. 1 EDITION OF 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' SCORES THE SHOW'S TOP RESULTS SINCE FEBRUARY

With Host Chris Rock and Musical Guest Prince, 'SNL' Delivers the Night's #1 18-49 and Overall Viewership Results, Ahead of All Saturday Primetime Programming NEW YORK - November 6, 2014 - The Nov. 1 edition of “Saturday Night Live,” with host Chris Rock and musical guest Prince, has generated the show's highest national adult 18-49 rating and overal...

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JIMMY FALLON WINS FIVE OF FIVE NIGHTS TO LEAD THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF OCT. 27-31; SETH MEYERS OUTRATES LETTERMAN

Fallon and Meyers Top Their ABC and CBS Time-Period Competition in Every Key Measure...

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'TODAY' CLOSES RATINGS GAP WITH GMA IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND KEY DEMO

TODAY Posts Its Biggest Total Viewer and A25-54 Audiences in More Than Five Months For Second Straight Week, TODAY Cuts the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits Versus the Same Week Last Year and Versus the Season-to-Date Average TODAY Slashes the Key Demo A25-54 Gap with GMA by Double Digits Week-to-Week and Versus the Season-to-Date Average TODAY Posts the...

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SYFY AND UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE KEY ROLES FOR THE MAGICIANS

PILOT FOR SERIES BASED ON LEV GROSSMAN'S INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLING NOVELS TO BEGIN FILMING THIS DECEMBER IN NEW ORLEANS NEW YORK - November 6, 2014 - Syfy and Universal Cable Productions have cast Stella Maeve (Chicago PD), Hale Appleman (Teeth) and Arjun Gupta (Nurse Jackie) in key roles for the upcoming pilot The Magicians, an adaptation of Lev Grossman's bel...

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"MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD" CONTINUES TO POST SIGNIFICANT GROWTH

NBC Broadcast Tops ABC in Both Total Viewers and the Demo MTP Dominates Washington, DC Market Across the Board NOVEMBER 6, 2014 - The November 2, 2014 edition of "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" was the #2 Sunday morning public affairs program in both total viewers and the news demo A25-54. MTP averaged 2.713 million total viewers and 757,000 A25-54 viewers, up ...

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NBC News and Facebook Team Up for a Special, Cross-Platform Initiative: "Spread the Story #FightEbola"

“Spread the Story #FightEbola" launches in partnership with Facebook on Monday, November 10th on "TODAY" with continuing coverage on NBCNews.com and "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" NOVEMBER 6, 2014- On Monday, November 10th, NBC News will launch a special, cross-platform initiative in partnership with Facebook called, "Spread the Story #FightEbola" ...

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JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED: USA NETWORK'S HIT ORIGINAL SERIES 'ROYAL PAINS' GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR TWO NEW SEASONS

Seasons Seven and Eight Will Each Feature Eight All-New Episodes of the Universal Cable Productions Popular Drama NEW YORK, NY - November 5, 2014 - The doctor is still in!  USA Network announced today that it has greenlit two new seasons for the concierge doctor series, ROYAL PAINS.  Seasons seven and eight will each feature eight all new episodes.  The popular ...

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OSCAR NOMINEE MINNIE DRIVER ADDED TO CAST OF NBC'S 'PETER PAN LIVE!'

"The Making of Peter Pan Live!" to Air Nov. 26, Offers a Look Behind the Scenes of the Highly Anticipated Event UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 5, 2014 - Oscar, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominee Minnie Driver will serve as narrator and adult Wendy Darling in NBC's highly anticipated telecast of "Peter Pan Live!" set for Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' PRESENTS WEEKLONG U2 EVENT NOV. 17-21

NEW YORK - Nov. 4, 2014 - The biggest band in the world will join forces with the biggest name in late night when U2 appears on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" for an unprecedented weeklong event taking place Nov. 17-21....

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mun2 TO RELAUNCH AS "NBC UNIVERSO" CABLE NETWORK, DELIVERING MORE WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS TO LATINOS

New Network Positioning and Programming Officially Launches on Sun., Feb. 1, 2015, During the Exclusive Spanish-Language Telecast of Super Bowl XLIX on NBC UNIVERSO LOS ANGELES - November 4, 2014 - NBCUniversal's Hispanic cable network mun2, which this year has launched a collection of new, exciting sports and entertainment options for Latinos, announced today t...

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TELEMUNDO'S MONDAY-FRIDAY PRIMETIME UP 12% SEASON-TO-DATE AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49

Network's Monday-Friday Primetime Share Among Spanish-language Broadcast Networks Season-to-Date Jumps Five Points to a 30% Share in Adults 18-49  News Properties "Un Nuevo Dí­a," "Noticiero Telemundo" and "Enfoque con Josí© Dí­az-Balart" Rank as Fastest Growing Regardless of Language Among Key Demos "Boxeo Telemundo Ford" Ranks as #1 Boxing Property in Spanish-la...

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NBC'S 'SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL' RANKS #1 IN ADULTS 18-49 AMONG BIG 4 PRIMETIME TELECASTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 27-NOV. 2

'The Voice' Is the Week's #2 Entertainment Series on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in Adults 18-49, #1 in Women 18-34 and Tied for #1 in Women 18-49 Through Six Weeks, NBC Ranks #1 for the Season in 18-49 and Is Delivering its Biggest Overall Audience at This Point in the Season in Eight Years NBC Wins Six of Six Monday Half-Hours in 18-49 Among the Big 4 With ‘The ...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" WIDENS LEAD OVER "ABC WORLD NEWS TONIGHT" WEEK TO WEEK

NBC Broadcast is #1 in Total Viewers and Youngest Viewers A18-49 NOVEMBER 4, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 in total viewers and the younger demo A18-49 for the week of October 27-31, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. Week to week, Nightly posted the largest total viewer growth among the network evening newscasts, increasing i...

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BYTES: NBC SPORTS DIGITAL UNVEILS NEW GRAPHICS FOR PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE STREAMING

NBC SPORTS DIGITAL "BYTES" November 4, 2014 - Vol. 41 NBC Sports Digital Unveils New Graphics for Premier League Live Streaming NBC Sports Digital has developed new broadcast-quality graphic overlays that provide an improved streaming experience for Premier League fans when they watch matches on NBC Sports Live Extra. The new functionality and visualizations inclu...

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DONALD TRUMP RETURNS TO THE BOARDROOM FOR NBC'S 14TH SEASON OF "THE APPRENTICE" AND 7TH INSTALLMENT OF "THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE"

Celebrities Compete to Win Money for Charity and the Chance to Be Named the Next Celebrity Apprentice NEW YORK - Tuesday, November 4 - Donald Trump, executive producer and star of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," announced on TODAY this morning the new and exciting lineup of famous faces that will compete in the seventh installment of the series.  The new seaso...

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SYFY TO ADAPT 3001: THE FINAL ODYSSEY AS A MINISERIES

RIDLEY SCOTT, SCOTT FREE TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCE; STUART BEATTIE TO WRITE AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE NEW YORK - November 3, 2014 - Syfy announced today that it is working with Scott Free Productions and Warner Horizon Television to adapt the Arthur C. Clarke novel3001: The Final Odyssey into a miniseries. Stuart Beattie (Pirates of the Caribbean, Collateral) will write ...

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LISA RINNA AND EILEEN DAVIDSON JOIN BRAVO MEDIA'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS" FOR SEASON FIVE PREMIERING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 9PM ET/PT

Yolanda Foster, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump All Return NEW YORK - November 3, 2014 - Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" premieres another season of over-the-top glamour and underhanded drama onTuesday, November 18 at 9:00pm ET/PT.  Yolanda Foster, Brandi Glanville, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vande...

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THE 88TH ANNUAL MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE® MARKS THE START OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE NATION'S MOST BELOVED SPECTACLE, NOV. 27 ON NBC

Parade Airs Live 9 a.m. - noon (All Time Zones), Encore Presentation to Air Same Day 2-5 p.m. (All Time Zones) NEW YORK - Nov. 3, 2014 - As the nation gathers to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends, the biggest spectacle of the holiday season returns to entertain millions, as the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® returns to NBC on Thursday,...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DEFEATS LETTERMAN, KIMMEL IN ALL KEY RATINGS CATEGORIES FOR WEEK OF OCT. 20-24

Meyers Also Conquers Ferguson, 'Nightline' in Timeslot Competition NEW YORK - October 30, 2014 - An encore week of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has won the late-night ratings week of Oct. 20-24 versus rebroadcasts of CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and a week of four originals and one encore for ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." At 12:35 a.m. ET, a r...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Slashes Total Viewer Gap with GMA for Fourth Straight Week TODAY Cuts the Total Viewer Gap with GMA by Double Digits in Triple Measures: Week to Week, Versus the Same Week Last Year and Versus the Season-to-Date Average TODAY Is the Only Morning News Program To Post Total Viewer Gains Versus the Season-to-Date Average Season-To-Date, TODAY Places First In Al...

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E! ENTERTAINMENT EXTENDS "THE SOUP" HOST JOEL MCHALE THROUGH 2016

Deal Extension Includes McHale Continuing as Host Of Emmy-Nominated Series and Network Retaining First Look Agreement With Comedian's Free Period Productions Company Los Angeles, CA - October 30, 2014 - E! Entertainment announced today that "The Soup" host Joel McHale will continue to keep fans laughing over the best moments in pop culture with an extended agree...

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NBCSN TO PRESENT 12 RACES DURING 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR SEASON

2015 IndyCar Season Begins on NBCSN on Sunday, March 8 at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brazil NBCSN Presents Inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana from New Orleans on Sunday, April 12 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion to be Decided on NBCSN; Season's Final Eight Races Air on NBCSN, Including Season Finale from Sonoma Raceway on Labor Day Weekend STAMFOR...

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NBC POSTS RECORD-SETTING SOCCER WEEKEND WITH MOST-WATCHED PREMIER LEAGUE & MLS MATCHES

Sunday's Manchester United-Chelsea Match Averages 1.29 Million Viewers Landon Donovan's Final Regular-Season Game on Saturday (Seattle Sounders-LA Galaxy) Averages 699,000 Viewers NBC Sports Group Has Televised 7 of Premier League's 10 Most-Watched Live Matches in U.S. STAMFORD, Conn. – October 30, 2014 - NBC set Premier League and MLS viewership records wit...

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BRAVO MEDIA'S "THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER" GETS A STAR-STUDDED MAKEOVER WHEN SEASON EIGHT PREMIERES SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT 9PM ET/PT

"The Millionaire Matchmaker" Will Return to Regularly Scheduled Time on Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT Starting January 1 Celebrity Guests Include Kristin Cavallari, Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, Perez Hilton, Larry Birkhead, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Caroline Manzo, Rocco DiSpirito, Romeo Miller and More NEW YORK - October 30, 2014 - Bravo Media rolls out the red carpet...

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BREEDERS' CUP AND NBC SPORTS GROUP REACH UNPRECEDENTED 10-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS EXTENSION

NBC and NBCSN to Continue Breeders' Cup TV Coverage through 2025 STAMFORD, Conn. – October 30, 2014 - The Breeders' Cup and the NBC Sports Group today announced an unprecedented 10-year media rights partnership extension that will keep the Breeders' Cup on NBC and NBCSN through 2025. The agreement was announced by Craig Fravel, President and CEO, Breeders' C...

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MSNBC PRESENTS "VOTE 2014!" LIVE MIDTERM ELECTION COVERAGE ANCHORED BY RACHEL MADDOW AND CHRIS MATTHEWS

"Digital Decision 2014" Show Hosted by Ari Melber and Krystal Ball Streams Live on msnbc.com MSNBC Travels Across the Country to Report on Key Races NEW YORK - October 30, 2014 - MSNBC will present live coverage of the 2014 midterm elections on Tuesday, November 4, beginning at 6 p.m. ET.  "Vote 2014!" will be anchored by Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, who wi...

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GOLF CHANNEL HIRES VETERAN PRODUCER TOM ENGLE TO LEAD MORNING DRIVE

ORLANDO, Fla. - October 30, 2014 - Emmy award-winning ESPN producer Tom Engle has joined Golf Channel as coordinating producer for Morning Drive, the network's daily morning lifestyle and news program. The hire was announced today by Molly Solomon, Golf Channel executive producer. "We are thrilled to have Tom's production expertise and passion for golf leading the...

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CHRISTINA MILIAN CRANKS UP THE VOLUME ON HER LIFE AND CAREER WHEN "CHRISTINA MILIAN TURNED UP," PREMIERES JANUARY 18 AT 10PM ON E!

GRAMMY NOMINATED ARTIST PUSHES HER PERSONAL LIFE AND MUSIC TO THE NEXT LEVEL AS TOUGH CHOICES ARE MADE THAT AFFECT THE ENTIRE MILIAN FAMILY  EPISODE TWO AIRS DIRECTLY AFTER PREMIERE AT 10:30PM Los Angeles, CA - October 30, 2014 - As part of this loud, loving, opinionated and multi-talented Cuban-American family, Christina Milian has always been the focus, often ...

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BRAVO MEDIA NAMES JONATHAN D. HILLS VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL MEDIA

NEW YORK - October 29, 2014 - Bravo Media announced today the appointment of Jonathan Hills to Vice President, Digital Media. In this role, Hills will lead audience engagement strategy and be responsible for further growing Bravo's digital business by creating engaging products and experiences that appeal to consumers and drive results for advertisers on bravotv...

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SYFY AND ALCON TV ANNOUNCE START OF PRODUCTION ON THE EXPANSE, NEW 10-EPISODE EPIC SPACE DRAMA

SYFY AND ALCON TV ANNOUNCE START OF PRODUCTION ON THE EXPANSE, NEW 10-EPISODE EPIC SPACE DRAMA Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham, Florence Faivre, Jonathan Banks, Paulo Costanzo and Jay Hernandez Join Thomas Jane, Steven Strait and Shohreh Aghdashloo Based On the International Best-Seller, The Expanse Will Premiere on Syfy in 2015 NEW YORK - October 29, 2...

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SECOND SEASON OF CNBC'S 'RESTAURANT STARTUP' PREMIERES TUESDAY, JANUARY 13 AT 10PM ET/PT

Investors Joe Bastianich and Tim Love Return for All-New Episodes Chef, Restaurateur and TV Personality, Antonia Lofaso, Joins as Culinary Consultant ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - October 29, 2014 - CNBC announced today that season two of the popular primetime series "Restaurant Startup" will premiere on Tuesday, January 13 at 10PM ET/PT.  Produced by Shine America, ...

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SYFY RENEWS HIT UNSCRIPTED SERIES GHOST HUNTERS AND PARANORMAL WITNESS

Each Series Receives 13 Episode Order to Premiere in 2015 NEW YORK - October 29, 2014 - Just in time for Halloween, Syfy announces the pickups of Ghost HuntersSeason 10 and Paranormal Witness Season 4! Both hit paranormal series receive 13 episode orders and will return in 2015 to create a chilling night of original programming for the network. "We couldn't be m...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP ADDS KRISTA VODA AS NASCAR HOST

STAMFORD, Conn. - October 29, 2014 - NBC Sports Group announced today that Krista Voda has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as host of NBC Sports' upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series pre- and post-race coverage, beginning in 2015. Her on-air duties will also include regular appearances as host of NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN, as well as a range of...

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NBC'S 'SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL' RANKS #1 IN 18-49 FOR THE PRIMETIME WEEK OF OCT. 20-26

'The Voice,' 'The Blacklist,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'Marry Me' and 'SVU' Also Finish Among the Week's Top 35 Primetime Programs on the Big 4 Through Five Weeks, NBC Ranks #1 for the Season in 18-49 and Is Delivering Its Biggest Overall Audience at This Point in the Season in Eight Years NBC Wins Monday Among the Big 4 as 'The Blacklist' Beats its 10 p.m. ET Drama Compet...

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MSNBC TOPS CNN IN PRIMETIME FOR OCTOBER

"Hardball," "The Rachel Maddow Show," and "The Last Word" Rank #2 in Total Viewers MSNBC Continues to Have the Most Diverse Audience in Cable News NEW YORK - October 28, 2014 - MSNBC topped CNN in primetime total viewers 583,000 (vs. CNN's 509,000) for the month of October according to data from Nielsen.   "Hardball" with Chris Matthews at 7 p.m. ET, "The Rachel...

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NBC ORDERS FULL SEASON OF 'THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA'

Debra Messing Starrer Improves 8 P.M. Wednesday Timeslot by 58% Vs. Last Season UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 28, 2014 - NBC has given a full-season 22-episode order to its 8 p.m. Wednesday drama "The Mysteries of Laura." Emmy Award winner Debra Messing stars as NYPD homicide Det. Laura Diamond, who manages to balance her time between being a police officer a...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" IS DELIVERING BEST START TO A SEASON SINCE 2006

NBC Broadcast is #1 in Total Viewers and Youngest Viewers A18-49 OCTOBER 28, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 in total viewers and the younger demo A18-49 for the week of October 20-24, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data.  Nightly has now been the #1 evening newscast in total viewers for 267 consecutive weeks and 314 of the last 3...

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NBCUNIVERSAL'S TELEMUNDO AND MUN2 TAKE OVER AS THE OFFICIAL SPANISH-LANGUAGE BROADCASTER OF FIFA WORLD CUPâ„¢ IN THE U.S.

Following the Unveiling of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢ Emblem in Moscow, The Networks Announced 2015 Broadcast Plans Totaling Over 550 Hours of FIFA Soccer Events Across all its Platforms Miami - October 28, 2014 - Today NBCUniversal's Telemundo and mun2 took over as the official Spanish-language Home of the FIFA World Cupâ„¢ in the U.S. across all video p...

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BRIAN WILLIAMS TO ANCHOR NBC NEWS COVERAGE OF THE 2014 MIDTERM ELECTIONS

Williams Leads Decision 2014 Coverage with Chuck Todd, Andrea Mitchell, Tom Brokaw, Tamron Hall, Joe Scarborough, and Others   Two Live One-Hour Primetime Specials from 10-11pm  Eastern and Pacific; Digital Hour 11pm – Midnight ET; Special Reports Throughout the Night OCTOBER 27, 2014 — On Tuesday, November 4, NBC News will provide comprehensive mult...

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SYFY AND UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE EMMY NOMINEE CHARLES DANCE WILL STAR IN UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENT CHILDHOOD'S END

SIX-HOUR MINISERIES WILL AIR ON SYFY IN 2015 NEW YORK - October 27, 2014 - Syfy and Universal Cable Productions today announced that Emmy nominee Charles Dance, whose numerous credits include Game of Thrones, Phantom of the Opera, Jewel in the Crown and Bleak House, will play the lead role of the alien Overlord "Karellen" in the upcoming six-hour miniseriesChild...

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NEIL PATRICK HARRIS TO HOST NEW NBC VARIETY SERIES FROM ITV STUDIOS AMERICA

Based on the Popular U.K. Series 'Takeaway,' the Hourlong Show Features Comedy Sketches, Game Show Elements, Hidden Camera Pranks and A-List Stars UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 27, 2014 - Bringing five-time Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris to the network, NBC has ordered a new primetime variety series based on the hugely popular U.K. format "Ant and Dec'...

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FOUR-TIME EMMY WINNER JIM PARSONS TO STAR IN NBC'S ANIMATED HOLIDAY EVENT 'ELF: BUDDY'S MUSICAL CHRISTMAS'

Hourlong Special Airs Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 8 P.M. and Combines the Humor and Spirit of Film, Stage Production UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 24, 2014 - NBC is bringing in the holiday spirit with the stop-motion hourlong animated special "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas," set to air Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. Based on the popular film "Elf" and the hit Broadway s...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Slashes Total Viewer Gap with GMA for Third Straight Week TODAY Was the #1 Morning Show in A25-54 for Two Days Last Week NEW YORK - October 23, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and post significant ratings growth.  TODAY closed the total viewer gap with GMA for the third straight week and showed the most total viewer growth among the morning n...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DEFEATS ABC, CBS LATE-NIGHT COMPETITION IN 18-49, TOTAL VIEWERS FOR WEEK OF OCT. 13-17

Fallon, Meyers and Daly All See Week-to-Week Increases in Key Demo NEW YORK - October 23, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has won the late-night ratings week of Oct. 13-17 with wins on all five nights versus the time period's ABC and CBS competition in both adults 18-49 and total viewers. Fallon's 1.06 rating for the week dominated the timeslot c...

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NEW NBC SPORTS RADIO DIGITAL PROGRAM "THE 2 ROBBIES 'FOOTBALL' SHOW" WITH PREMIER LEAGUE ANALYSTS ROBBIE EARLE & ROBBIE MUSTOE DEBUTS SAT. AT 5 PM ET

Weekly Saturday Show on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio Mobile App The Show Includes Insight and Analysis on Premier League and International Soccer STAMFORD, Conn. – October 23, 2014 - NBCSportsRadio.com debuts its first-ever digital-only show, The 2 Robbies "Football" Show, a Premier League-focused program starring NBC Sports Group analystsRobb...

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"MEET THE PRESS" DELIVERS BIGGEST AUDIENCE SINCE CHUCK TODD'S DEBUT SHOW

NBC Broadcast Tops ABC in Total Viewers, CBS Half Hour in the Demo MTP Dominates Washington, DC Market Across the Board OCTOBER 23, 2014 - The October 19, 2014 edition of "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" delivered the show's biggest audiences in both total viewers and the demo since Chuck Todd's debut on September 7. MTP averaged 2.741 million total viewers and ...

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BRAVO MEDIA RENEWS "BELOW DECK" FOR THIRD SEASON AS FINALE EARNS HIGHEST-RATED EPISODE OF THE SEASON WITH OVER 1.4 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

"The Crew Tells All" Special Airs Tuesday, October 28 At 9pm ET/PT Reunion Special Premieres Tuesday, November 4 At 9pm ET/PT NEW YORK - October 22, 2014 - Fueled by ratings success, Bravo Media has renewed "Below Deck" for a third season as last night's finale earned the highest-rated episode of the season among all key demos. With over 1.4 million total viewer...

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SYFY'S HIT COMPETITION SERIES FACE OFF TO RETURN FOR EIGHTH SEASON JANUARY 13 AT 9PM

NEW SEASON INCLUDES "RETURN OF THE CHAMPIONS" TWIST Season 7 Finale Airs Tuesday, October 28 at 9PM NEW YORK - October 22, 2014 - Syfy confirmed today that the critically-acclaimed reality competition series Face Off - the channel's most watched unscripted series - will return on Tuesday, January 13 at 9PM for an action-packed eighth season themed "Return of the...

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BRAVO MEDIA NABS A BRIT HIT WITH THE ACQUISITION OF "MADE IN CHELSEA: NYC" PREMIERING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16 AT 12PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - October 22, 2014 - Bravo Media will air the UK hit series "Made in Chelsea: NYC" Sundays at 12pm ET/PT beginning November 16 with two back-to-back hour-long episodes. The show is a spinoff of the BAFTA award-winning series "Made in Chelsea," which follows the lives and loves of the socially elite 20-somethings who live in London’s most exclusive...

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JOHNNY WEIR, TARA LIPINSKI & TERRY GANNON NAMED NBC SPORTS GROUP'S LEAD FIGURE SKATING ANNOUNCE TEAM

Trio to Make Fall Debut This Sunday, Oct. 26 at Skate America in Chicago at 4 PM ET on NBC...

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NBC NEWS AND CITI ANNOUNCE NEW BOOK: OPERATION MONEY: A FINANCIAL GUIDE FOR MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND FAMILIES

Free E-Book for Military Families by NBC's TODAY Financial Editor Jean Chatzky Available Now Chatzky Gives Practical and Useful Tips On Saving, Spending and Planning NEW YORK - October 21, 2014 - NBC News and Citi on Tuesday announced the release ofOperation Money: A Financial Guide for Military Service Members and Families, a free e-book for veterans and their ...

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PEYTON MANNING'S RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCE ON NBC's SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL WATCHED BY NEARLY 24 MILLION VIEWERS - BEST ON SNF THIS SEASON

27 Million Viewers in 9:30 PM ET Half Hour as Manning Threw Record-Breaking 509th TD Pass NBC NFL Telecasts Averaging More Than 22 Million Viewers This Season STAMFORD, Conn. - October 21, 2014 - Denver QB Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's record for career touchdown passes this past Sunday to lead the Broncos to a one-sided 42-17 victory over the San Francisco 4...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" POSTS BIGGEST WIN OVER ABC IN FOUR WEEKS

NBC Broadcast Delivers Best Total Viewer Audience Since April, Best Demo Viewer Audience Since March Nightly Ties for #1 in Rating A25-54 for Second Straight Week, Posts Narrowest Demo Viewer Gap in Three Months Nightly is Delivering Best Start to a Season Since 2005 OCTOBER 21, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 in total viewers, rating A25-54...

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CHRISTIAN SLATER JOINS USA NETWORK'S CYBER-CRIME PILOT 'MR. ROBOT' IN TITLE ROLE

Series, from Universal Cable Productions, Also Stars Rami Malek, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrí¶m UNIVERSAL CITY - October 21, 2014 - Christian Slater ("Nymphomaniac," "Adderall Diaries") has been cast in the title role of USA Network's cyber-crime pilot MR. ROBOT.  Mr. Robot is a mysterious anarchist who recruits Elliot (Rami Malek) into an...

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF OCT. 13-19 AMONG THE BIG 4 IN 18-49 AND EVERY OTHER KEY DEMO

'Sunday Night Football,' 'Voice,' 'Blacklist,' 'Marry Me,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'About a Boy' and 'SVU' All Rank Among the Week's Top 35 Primetime Programs on the Big 4...

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USA NETWORK ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF BREAKOUT COMEDIC REALITY SERIES "CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST"

Network to Present Chrisley Holiday Special This December Season Two Premiere Scores Ratings Highs and Delivers A Combined Audience of 7M Total Viewers NEW YORK - October 20, 2014 - Get ready for a third dose of Chrisley crazy! USA Network today announced a season three, 12-episode renewal, for the hit original reality series, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, as well as a h...

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BYTES: "NBC SPORTSWORLD" IS THE NEW LONG-FORM HOME OF NBC SPORTS DIGITAL

NBC SPORTS DIGITAL "BYTES" October 20, 2014 - Vol. 40 "NBC SPORTSWORLD" is the New Long-Form Home of NBC Sports Digital NBC Sports Digital recently announced the launch of NBC SportsWorld, a new micro-site within NBCSports.com dedicated to long-form storytelling. The site is populated with compelling long-form stories, essays, short films and documentaries, includ...

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SYFY AND CHILLER WIN FIVE AWARDS FOR CREATIVE DESIGN AT PRESTIGIOUS 44TH ANNUAL CREATIVITY INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

NEW YORK - October 17, 2014 - Syfy and Chiller won five awards for excellence in creative design, including wins for Syfy's popular scripted series Dominion and Helix, at the prestigious 44th Annual Creativity International Awards, which included entries from 33 countries including the United States....

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NBC SPORTS GROUP'S FORMULA ONEâ„¢ COVERAGE SETS NUMEROUS VIEWERSHIP MILESTONES THIS SEASON

NBCSN F1 Coverage Up 93% & On Pace for Best-Ever F1 Season for a Cable Network...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Slashes Total Viewer and A25-54 Gaps with GMA by Double Digits Week-to-Week TODAY Posts Closest Total Viewer and A25-54 Gaps with GMA in Five Weeks TODAY Cuts Total Viewer Gap with GMA By 10% Year-to-Date TODAY Is the #1 Morning News Show in A18-49 Year-to-Date NEW YORK - October 16, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and deliver significant rat...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' WINS LATE-NIGHT RATINGS RACE FOR WEEK OF OCT. 6-10

Fallon Bests Kimmel, Letterman and Also Gains 18% Vs. 'Tonight's One Year Ago 18-49 Demo NEW YORK - October 16, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has won the late-night ratings week of Oct. 6-10 with an +18% gain over "Tonight's" year-ago week in adults 18-49. "The Tonight Show" also won all five nights of the week versus the time period's ABC and ...

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF OCT. 6-12 IN 18-49, AS 'SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL' RANKS #1 AMONG PRIMETIME BIG 4 SHOWS IN 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS

NBC Also Finishes #1 or Tied for #1 for the Week in Adults, Men and Women 18-34; Men and Women 18-49; and Adults and Women 25-54...

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"NBC SPORTSWORLD" IS NEW LONG-FORM HOME OF NBC SPORTS DIGITAL

New Micro-Site to Exhibit Feature Stories, Essays, Short Films and Documentaries; Launches Today...

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NBC NEWS PARENT TOOLKIT LAUNCHES NEW SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SECTION

NEW YORK - October 15, 2014 - In support of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, NBC News today launched a Social & Emotional section on its award-winning Parent Toolkit website - a one-stop online resource available in English and Spanish - for parents navigating their children's development in the classroom and beyond. Produced by NBC News' Education Nation...

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SYFY ACQUIRES NEW ORIGINAL SERIES DARK MATTER FROM THE PRODUCERS OF LOST GIRL AND THE WRITERS OF STARGATE

ENDEMOL TO DISTRIBUTE INTERNATIONALLY NEW YORK - October 15, 2014 - Syfy today announced it has acquired the new original series Dark Matter, which will be produced by Prodigy Pictures (Lost Girl, XIII) and created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie (Stargate franchise). The 13 one-hour episodes will be based on the graphic novel Dark Matter by Mallozzi and Mull...

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LATE-NIGHT LEGEND JAY LENO DRIVES TO CNBC PRIMETIME

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. -  Oct. 15, 2014 - CNBC, which is the fastest growing network among the 18-49 and 25-54 demos in primetime*, today announced legendary comedian and "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno will return to television hosting a new primetime series for the network. Tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage," based on his Emmy Award-winning web series, the...

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mun2 APPOINTS PETER DOBROW AS VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS

Dobrow Will Oversee the Conception, Planning and Implementation of Strategic, High Profile Publicity Campaigns for NBCUniversal's Hispanic Cable Network LOS ANGELES, October 15, 2014 - NBCUniversal's Hispanic cable network mun2 announced today that it has appointed Peter Dobrow as Vice President, Communications. He will report to Ruben Mendiola, President of mun...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" WINS WEEK OF OCTOBER 6

NBC Broadcast is #1 in Total Viewers, Rating A25-54, and Rating A18-49 OCTOBER 14, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's most-watched evening newscast for the week of October 6-10, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. Nightly was #1 in total viewers, rating A25-54, and rating A18-49. The NBC broadcast averaged 8.561 million total...

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COACHES ADAM LEVINE, BLAKE SHELTON, CHRISTINA AGUILERA AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS RETURN TO 'THE VOICE'

Cycle 8 of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Competition Show to Begin in Early 2015 UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 14, 2014 - Pharrell Williams, who is receiving sensational reviews in his inaugural season of "The Voice," will be returning to the eighth cycle of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series with fellow coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera, as p...

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EONLINE BOASTS ALL-TIME HIGH IN SEPTEMBER WITH 39.3 MILLION MULTIPLATFORM UNIQUES ACCORDING TO COMSCORE

Third Quarter Is Best Ever On Digital Front Across All Platforms LOS ANGELES - October 14, 2014 - Eonline, the home of all things pop culture, continues to shatter records with a best-ever September that drew an unprecedented audience of 39.3MM multiplatform uniques, up 105% year-over-year, according to comScore, the industry's analytics authority. Eonline saw r...

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BRAVO MEDIA'S "VANDERPUMP RULES" RETURNS WITH EVEN MORE RUMORS, ROMANCE AND RENDEZVOUS PREMIERING SEASON THREE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 9PM

Familiar Faces Ariana Madix and Tom Schwartz Join Primary Cast NEW YORK - October 14, 2014 - Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" returns for season three with yet another explosive wave of shocking betrayals, bold confrontations and petty grudges on Monday, November 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Lisa Vanderpump is once again flanked by SUR staffers Jax Taylor, Katie Maloney, ...

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E!'S GIULIANA RANCIC INTERVIEWS GMA'S AMY ROBACH AND TELEVISION HOST SAMANTHA HARRIS IN "BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA: HOPE, STRENGTH & COURAGE"

E!’S GIULIANA RANCIC INTERVIEWS FELLOW BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS GMA'S AMY ROBACH AND TELEVISION HOST SAMANTHA HARRIS IN COMPELLING NEW SPECIAL "BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA: HOPE, STRENGTH & COURAGE" PREMIERING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16TH AT 8PM ET/PT These Remarkable Women Open Up About Their Personal Battles with Breast Cancer In New Tell-All Interview Specia...

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NBC NEWS' PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS EXPANDS LOS ANGELES OFFICE

Melody Shafir Joins Award-Winning Production Company as Vice President of Development NEW YORK — October 13, 2014 - NBC News' Peacock Productions is expanding its Los Angeles office.  The award-winning production company announced today that Melody Shafir has joined as Vice President of Development, based in Los Angeles. In this newly created position, Sha...

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TELEMUNDO AND WELLS FARGO LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO HELP HISPANICS REACH FINANCIAL GOALS

'Conversemos de Tus Finanzas' Campaign Features Segments on "Un Nuevo Dí­a," "Al Rojo Vivo" and "Noticiero Telemundo" Showcasing Valuable Financial Information MIAMI - October 13, 2014 - Telemundo today announced a new campaign, "Conversemos de Tus Finanzas," in collaboration with Wells Fargo, focused on empowering Hispanics to enhance their financial knowledge ...

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Blue Apron and Bravo Media Partner to Bring Fans a "Top Chef" Cooking Experience at Home

A first-to-market partnership, Blue Apron will offer fans all the fresh, perfectly-portioned ingredients to cook the winning recipe from the "Top Chef" Season 12 premiere on October 15 at home NEW YORK - October 10, 2014 - Blue Apron, the leading recipe and fresh ingredient delivery service in the US, today announced it is partnering with Bravo Media to give "To...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

TODAY Cuts Total Viewer Gap with GMA By 9% Year-to-Date TODAY Gains 30k in Total Viewers While GMA Loses 127k Week-to-Week TODAY Posts Growth in Total Viewers and A25-54 Versus Its 3Q'14 Average TODAY Is the #1 Morning News Show in A18-49 Year-to-Date NEW YORK - October 2, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and post significant ratings growth.  Year-t...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES LATE-NIGHT TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 29-OCT. 3

Fallon Up +22% From a Year Ago in 18-49 and Also Increases Total Viewers "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has dominated week two of the 2014-15 television season with a +22% gain over "Tonight's" year-ago week in adults 18-49. It's the show's highest week-two rating in five years. Fallon's 1.09 rating for the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3 convincingly beat the...

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mun2 TO AIR "2014 NCLR ALMA AWARDS®" HOSTED BY EVA LONGORIA AND MARIO LOPEZ LIVE ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 AT 10PM ET / 7PM PT

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BRAVO MEDIA PROMOTES ROBERT MANCINI TO VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL CONTENT

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NBCUNIVERSAL TO EXPAND THRIVING LIVE STAGE BUSINESS

Tony Award®-Winning Producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment Robert Greenblatt to Oversee Live Stage Business with Universal Pictures President Jimmy Horowitz...

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DAISY FUENTES AND JORGE BERNAL RETURN AS HOSTS OF THE THIRD SEASON OF TELEMUNDO'S HIGHLY RATED MUSIC COMPETITION "LA VOZ KIDS"

MIAMI - October 7, 2014 - As the casting period for the third season of "La Voz Kids" kicks off, Telemundo announced that TV personality and fashion mogul Daisy Fuentes and renowned entertainment anchor Jorge Bernal will return as hosts of the popular Sunday night reality show, slated for premiere in spring 2015. Following the success of the first two seasons, the...

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USA NETWORK ORDERS FOUR ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EVENT SERIES 'DIG'

Network sets March 5 Premiere Date for Universal Cable Productions Action Thriller from Powerhouse Auspices Tim Kring (“Heroes”) and Gideon Raff (“Homeland”) UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 7, 2014 - USA Network has ordered four additional episodes of the highly anticipated event series DIG, bringing the series to a total of 10 episodes....

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NBC SPORTS DIGITAL "BYTES" October 6, 2014 - Vol. 38 NBC Sports Digital Delivers its Best Month Ever in Visits with 149.5 Million In September, NBC Sports Digital delivered its best month ever with 149.5 million visits, surpassing the previous record set in March with 146.6 million visits. The start of the NFL and Notre Dame seasons combined with the end of the ...

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NBC RENEWS 'HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT' FOR 10-EPISODE THIRD SEASON

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TAYLOR SWIFT NAMED KEY ADVISER FOR KNOCKOUT ROUNDS OF NBC'S EMMY AWARD-WINNING SERIES 'THE VOICE'

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' SCORES BEST PREMIERE WEEK RATING IN SIX YEARS

Fallon Dominates Kimmel, Letterman in Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 22-26...

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TODAY Cuts Total Viewer Gap with GMA By 10% Year-to-Date...

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NBCSN PRIMETIME & TOTAL DAY VIEWERSHIP INCREASE FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER

Formula One, IndyCar, Premier League, Tour de France & The Dan Patrick Show Help NBCSN Add More Total Day Viewers Than Any Other Sports Network vs. 3rd Quarter in 2013...

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It's NBC's Second-Biggest Debut-Week 18-49 Rating in Six Years and Most-Watched Premiere Week in Eight Years...

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MSNBC TOPS CNN IN PRIMETIME- SEPTEMBER, 3Q 2014 RATINGS

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FRANCES BERWICK NAMED PRESIDENT OF NEWLY FORMED LIFESTYLE NETWORK GROUP WITHIN NBCUNIVERSAL CABLE ENTERTAINMENT

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TELEMUNDO NEWS WINS EMMY® FOR COVERAGE OF THE ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS

Miami -September 30 - Telemundo News’ coverage of the election of Pope Francis won an Emmy® Award at the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards hosted by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) during a gala ceremony in New York, the first time specific categories for Spanish-language television were included....

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NBC'S 'THE BIGGEST LOSER' CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN OCTOBER AND OVER 33,000 POUNDS LOST IN SHOW'S FIRST 15 SEASONS

Including Current Players from Season 16's 'The Biggest Loser: Glory Days,' 310 Contestants Have Dramatically Transformed Their Health and Their Lives One-Hour October Episodes Feature High-Flying Canyon-Cross Challenge, a Tailgating Temptation at the LA Coliseum, A trip Home for One Player and Their Trainer and One Team Braving Food Temptations in Las Vegas Un...

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NBCUNIVERSAL STRENGTHENS PROGRAMMATIC BUSINESS WITH LAUNCH OF NBCUx

Private Exchange Access To Be Offered To Select Key Clients Including Target...

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MSNBC AIRS GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL LIVE, OFFERS ARRAY OF ORIGINAL CONTENT ON ALL PLATFORMS, CONNECTING VIEWERS WITH MOVEMENT TO END EXTREME POVERTY

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RANKED AS THE #1 SPANISH-LANGUAGE PROGRAM IN ITS TIME SLOT DELIVERING NEARLY 1.3 MILLION ADULTS 18-49

MIAMI - September 24, 2014 - Telemundo's "Seí±ora Acero" ranked as the #1 Spanish-language program at 10pm delivering 1,270,000 among adults 18 to 49 on premiere night, according to Nielsen. Starring Blanca Soto in her Telemundo debut, the series premiere also delivered 2,120,000 total viewers. "Seí±ora Acero" helped Telemundo garner a 48% share of Spanish-language...

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'TODAY' CLOSES RATINGS GAP WITH GMA FOR THE SEASON

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW,' 'LATE NIGHT' SCORE DOMINANT THIRD-QUARTER RATINGS WINS

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TELEMUNDO'S "EL SEí‘OR DE LOS CIELOS" SECOND SEASON FINALE RANKS #1 IN SPANISH LANGUAGE TV AT 10PM AVERAGING CLOSE TO 3.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

The Finale of the Network's First Ever Second Season of one of its Original Series Ranked #1 in its Time Period Regardless of Language in Los Angeles and in Miami, and #1 Spanish-language Program in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Phoenix, Denver and Philadelphia, Among Adults 18-49...

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NBC COMPLETES ITS WINNING 2013-14 SEASON WITH A VICTORY FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 15-21

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS" POSTS BEST SEASON IN EIGHT YEARS AND BEST ADVANTAGE OVER THE COMPETITION IN TWO YEARS

"NBC Nightly News" marks 18th consecutive season at #1 in total viewers and A18-49 and A25-54 demo ratings...

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TELEMUNDO NEWS SHOWS ON TRACK TO DELIVER BEST SEASON EVER

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THE NFL COMES TO NBCUNIVERSAL'S mun2 IN SPANISH ON SEPTEMBER 28th

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW,' 'LATE NIGHT' DOMINATE BROADCAST TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 8-12

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MAGICIAN MAT FRANCO VOTED WINNER OF NBC'S HIT SUMMER SERIES 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT'

Mat Franco Wins $1 Million Grand Prize and Will Headline 'America's Got Talent Live' Show in Las Vegas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT EMBARGOED UNTIL WINNER IS ANNOUNCED IN ALL OTHER TIME ZONES NEW YORK - September 17, 2014 - The votes are in and America has chosen Mat Franco as the winner of season 9 of "America's Got Talent."  Franco won over vie...

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DARRELL HAMMOND TO SERVE AS NEW ANNOUNCER FOR "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE"

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"MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD" POSTS GROWTH OVER QUARTER-TO-DATE AVERAGE

NBC Broadcast Dominates Washington, DC Market Across the Board SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 - "Meet the Press with Chuck Todd" averaged 2.589 million total viewers and a 0.6 A25-54 rating (668,000 A25-54 viewers) on Sunday, September 14, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data.   In Chuck Todd's second week as moderator, the NBC broadcast grew +7% in total viewers ...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

NEW YORK - September 18, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and post significant ratings growth.  For the week of September 8, TODAY posted its biggest total viewer audience in nearly four months (since the week of 5/19/14).  TODAY has delivered three straight weeks of growth in total viewers and closed the gap with GMA by 12% versus the same week last...

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JEFF SHELL AND ROBERT RODRIGUEZ TO BE HONORED AT THE 2014 LA'S PROMISE GALA

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TELEMUNDO'S "YO SOY EL ARTISTA" REACHES 3.3 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS ON PREMIERE NIGHT AND BECOMES A WORLDWIDE TRENDING TOPIC ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK

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NBC FINISHES #1 FOR THE FULL 52-WEEK 2013-14 PRIMETIME TELEVISION SEASON

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TELEMUNDO PARTNERS WITH TOYOTA, REVLON AND T-MOBILE TO LAUNCH REVOLUTIONARY NEW REALITY COMPETITION, 'YO SOY EL ARTISTA'

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SNL KICKS OFF ITS 40TH SEASON WITH HOST CHRIS PRATT AND MUSICAL GUEST ARIANA GRANDE

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E!'S "TOTAL DIVAS" SEASON 3 PREMIERE DELIVERS OVER 1.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

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NBC LAUNCHES LIVE-ACTION VIRTUAL-REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR 'THE VOICE'

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BRAVO MEDIA VENTURES TO MANHATTAN'S UPPER EAST SIDE WITH NEW SCRIPTED COMEDY SERIES "ODD MOM OUT"

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CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ARNIE RETURNS TO GOLF CHANNEL IN CELEBRATION OF PALMER'S 85TH BIRTHDAY

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BRAVO MEDIA ELEVATES SHARI LEVINE TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF CURRENT PRODUCTION, BRAVO

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EXCLUSIVE: CHUCK TODD INTERVIEWS PRES. OBAMA FOR "MEET THE PRESS"

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NBC NEWS NAMES JOE SCARBOROUGH SENIOR POLITICAL ANALYST AND REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR TO "MEET THE PRESS"

NEW YORK - September 5, 2014 - Joe Scarborough will join NBC News as Senior Political Analyst and a regular contributor to "Meet the Press," it was announced today. In this new role, Scarborough will also join NBC News' election coverage team and offer political analysis on other NBC News programs, including the TODAY Show....

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USA NETWORK AND VERIZON LAUNCH THE "CHARACTERS UNITE COLLEGE TOUR" COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS

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NBCSN AUGUST VIEWERSHIP UP 26% IN PRIMETIME & 20% IN TOTAL DAY FROM '13

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Statement From E! And NBCUniversal On The Passing Of Joan Rivers:

"E! and NBCUniversal send our deepest condolences to Melissa, Cooper and her entire extended family on this incredibly sad day.  For decades Joan has made people laugh, shattered glass ceilings and revolutionized comedy.  She was unapologetic and fiercely dedicated to entertaining all of us and has left an indelible mark on the people that worked with her and on h...

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"KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS" NOTCHED NEARLY 6 MILLION VIEWERS FOR THE 2-PART SEASON FINALE - DRIVEN BY ITS MOST-WATCHED EPISODE IN OVER A YEAR

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" TOPS COMPETITION DURING FINAL WEEK OF AUGUST

NBC Broadcast Continues to Deliver Biggest Season-to-Season Growth Among Competition SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News" continued as America's most-watched evening newscast for the week ending August 29, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. Nightly delivered its widest total viewer advantage of the week on the night of Diane Sawyer's final broadca...

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF AUG. 25-31 AMONG THE BIG 4 IN 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS, WITH MONDAY'S 'EMMYS' #1 IN ALL KEY MEASURES

With 'Emmys' and 'America's Got Talent' Accounting for the Three Most-Watched Primetime Shows of the Week on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox, NBC Jumps +30% vs. the Same Week Last Year in 18-49 and +43% in Total Viewers...

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CNBC'S MOBILE AUDIENCE FOUND TO BE HIGHLY-ENGAGED

Newly released CNBC Mobile Study shows that close to 60% of the network's mobile audience took action after seeing advertising* ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ - August 27, 2014 - CNBC conducted a comprehensive, multi-platform research study to gain insight into the mobile media consumption and behavior of its highly-coveted audience of business leaders and executives. The...

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'TODAY' AND TELEMUNDO TEAM UP FOR 'VIVA TODAY'

'TODAY' AND TELEMUNDO TEAM UP FOR 'VIVA TODAY' Special Week-Long Series Kicks Off Monday, September 1 on NBC's TODAY Guest Co-Hosts Marí­a Celeste Arrarí¡s, Jose Diaz Balart and Jorge Bernal Join TODAY Next Week NEW YORK - August 28, 2014 -NBC's TODAY and Telemundo are teaming up for "Viva TODAY," a special series to air before the start of National Hispanic Her...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' AND 'LATE NIGHT' DELIVER DECISIVE VICTORIES FOR THE RATINGS WEEK OF AUG.18-22

Jimmy Fallon Beats His Broadcast Competition in Every Key Measure; Seth Meyers Encores Outscore Letterman Originals Despite 'Late Night' Starting an Hour Later...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO CLOSE RATINGS GAP WITH GMA

NEW YORK - August 28, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and post significant ratings growth.  For the week of August 18, TODAY posted its narrowest total viewer margin with GMA in seven weeks (since the week of 6/30/14).  TODAY has cut the total viewer gap with GMA for four straight weeks....

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UPDATE: NBC'S 'EMMY' TELECAST DELIVERS THE EVENT'S SECOND-BIGGEST OVERALL AUDIENCE IN EIGHT YEARS

'66th Emmy Awards,' Hosted by Seth Meyers, Generate the Most-Watched Night on Any Net Since the Oscars in March...

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News August 22, 2014 TELEMUNDO'S THIRD ANNUAL PREMIOS TU MUNDO (YOUR WORLD AWARDS) RANKS AS NETWORK'S #1 PRIMETIME ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL THIS SEASON AMONG ADULTS 18-49

Miami, FL - August 22, 2014 - Last night's broadcast of Telemundo's third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards) ranked as the network's #1 primetime entertainment special this season averaging nearly 1.1 million adults 18-49 and 1.9 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.  The awards show, hosted by Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz, featured top musical acts ...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' SETS NINE-WEEK HIGHS IN 18-49 DEMO AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR WEEK OF AUG.11-15

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NBC PARTNERS WITH TELEVISION ACADEMY AND NBCUNIVERSAL NETWORKS TO BRING MOST SOCIAL EXPERIENCE EVER FOR 'THE 66TH EMMY® AWARDS' LIVE ON MON., AUG. 25

Twitter to Debut Zip Line Camera on Red Carpet Pre-Show and Facebook to Introduce Facebook Mentions Box UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 21, 2014 - NBC is partnering with the Television Academy and NBCUniversal Networks to bring the most social Emmys®  experience ever to TV viewers for "The 66thEmmy Awards" show live coast-to-coast Monday, August 25 (5-8 p.m. PT, 8...

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RAFAEL AMAYA AND GABY ESPINO TAKE FAVORITE LEAD ACTOR AWARDS AT TELEMUNDO'S PREMIOS TU MUNDO (YOUR WORLD AWARDS)

Miami, FL - August 21, 2014 - Telemundo's electrifying live broadcast of the third annual "Premios Tu Mundo" (Your World Awards) from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida, celebrated fans' vote for favorite actors, singers and TV moments through a selection process that combined the power of television, web, mobile and social media platforms.  Music and...

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TELEMUNDO ANNOUNCES ALLSTATE, WALMART, VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, L'OREAL PARIS, COLGATE® OPTIC WHITE® AND BUD LIGHT AS SPONSORS OF 2014 PREMIOS TU MUNDO

Hennessy to Sponsor Branded One-on-One Room Backstage at the Award Show Exclusively for mun2 MIAMI - August 18, 2014 - Telemundo today announced Allstate, Volkswagen of America, L'Oreal Paris and Hennessy as returning sponsors of "Premios Tu Mundo" (Your World Awards), honoring the best in novelas, music and sports. Additionally, the third-annual celebration of ...

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OVER 6,000 FANS GATHER FOR "DESCARGA CON TELEMUNDO Y mun2" CONCERT EVENT IN CHICAGO

LOS ANGELES - August 19, 2014 - Over 6,000 fans gathered on Saturday (August 16) at RiverEdge Park in Aurora Chicago for the highly-anticipatedDescarga con Telemundo y mun2 concert, featuring stellar performances by creators of their own electronic dance genre 3Ball MTY, the "Queen of the People"Graciela Beltran, Duranguense sensation Conjunto Atardecer, the...

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NBC JOINS FORCES WITH IHEARTRADIO FOR DIGITAL PREMIERE OF NEW ROMANTIC COMEDY 'A TO Z,' FROM WARNER BROS. TELEVISION

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW,' 'LATE NIGHT' BEST THE AUG. 4-8 LATE-NIGHT COMPETITION

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"MEN IN BLAZERS" JOIN NBC SPORTS GROUP IN NEW CROSS PLATFORM OFFERING

NBCSN to Televise Weekly Men in Blazers Show on Mondays, Debuting In First Month of Premier League Season...

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USA NETWORK RENEWS HIT SERIES 'SUITS' FOR FIFTH SEASON TO PREMIERE SUMMER 2015

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mun2 WINS TWO IMAGEN AWARDS AT THE 29TH ANNUAL IMAGEN AWARDS HONORING LATINOS IN ENTERTAINMENT

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MIAMI - July 15, 2014 - Telemundo announced today the nominees to the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards), a spectacular event featuring exciting musical performances by the hottest Latin music acts, to broadcast live on Thursday, August 21, at 8PM/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Hosted this year by Gaby Espino and Aarón Dí­az, ...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" WIDENS LEAD OVER "ABC WORLD NEWS" WEEK TO WEEK

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NBC TIES FOR #1 FOR THE PRIMETIME WEEK OF JULY 7-13 IN 18-49

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NBC News Nominated for 13 News & Documentary Emmy Awards

July 15, 2014 — NBC News has been nominated for 13 News and Documentary Emmy Awards.  NBC News was recognized with nominations for reporting on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "TODAY," "NBC News Specials," "Rock Center with Brian Williams," and "Ann Curry Reports."  NBC News' breaking news coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings was also recognized...

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TELEMUNDO RECEIVES THREE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 35TH ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS

Miami -July 15 - Telemundo received three nominations for the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, according to the announcement made today by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). More than 200 nominees were announced in 43 categories, including the first-ever categories dedicated to news and documentary programming in Spanish....

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CNBC ANNOUNCES FALL PRIMETIME LINEUP

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OXYGEN MEDIA UNVEILS NEW LOGO AND TAGLINE- VERY REAL TO LAUNCH ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - July 14, 2014 - Oxygen Media today unveils its new logo and tagline, very real,as part of the network rebrand scheduled to launch on Tuesday, October 7th across all platforms.  The new Oxygen will feature authentic, proudly imperfect and diverse characters with stories that are culturally relevant for young, modern women. The network also...

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ESQUIRE NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW FALL SEASON PROGRAMS, PREMIERE DATES

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - July 14, 2014 - Today, at the Television Critics Association (TCA) tour in Beverly Hills, California, Esquire Network announced new Fall 2014 original productions and fall premiere dates for previously-announced originals. The announcement was made by Esquire Network President, Adam Stotsky....

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BRAVO EARNS MOST-WATCHED SECOND QUARTER IN NETWORK HISTORY

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" MARKS 250TH CONSECUTIVE WEEK AND 27TH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER AS AMERICA'S MOST-WATCHED EVENING NEWSCAST

JULY 1, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 across the board for the week ending June 27, 2014, and the second quarter of 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. This marks the NBC broadcast's 250th consecutive week and 27th consecutive quarter as America's most-watched evening newscast....

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MSNBC Tops CNN in Key Dayparts for 2Q 2014

NEW YORK - July 1, 2014 - MSNBC wrapped up the second quarter of 2014 beating CNN to rank #2 in key dayparts including weekday primetime, M-Su primetime, and M-Su sales prime according to data from Nielsen....

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TELEMUNDO ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION AGREEMENT WITH SONY PICTURES TELEVISION FOR THREE TV SERIES FOR THE US HISPANIC MARKET

MIAMI - July 1, 2014 - Telemundo and Sony Pictures Television announced today a three-year agreement through which Sony Pictures Television will produce one primetime series per year for Telemundo in the U.S. Telemundo's international sales division, Telemundo Internacional, will distribute the series worldwide....

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NBCSN POSTS ITS MOST-WATCHED JANUARY THROUGH JUNE IN HISTORY

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USA NETWORK PARTNERS WITH NEW YORK MAGAZINE ON CUSTOM SURVEY AND FINDS A LOT OF SEX IN THE CITY

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NBC UNIVERSAL APPOINTS NEW CFO FOR E! AND ESQUIRE NETWORK

LOS ANGELES - June 30, 2014 - NBC Universal today announced the appointment of Donald C. Storm II (D.C.) to the top financial post at E! and Esquire Network. Based in Los Angeles, Storm will head up financial oversight and operations as Chief Financial Officer for both networks. He starts in his new role effective immediately....

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO SHRINK GAP WITH GMA

NEW YORK - June 26, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum posting the largest season-to-season viewer growth among the morning news programs and shrinking the ratings gaps with GMA. For the week of June 16, TODAY had its closest total viewer margin with GMA in nearly three months, since the week of 3/24/2014. TODAY also posted its narrowest A25-54 gap in...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES ABC, CBS TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JUNE 16-20

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BRAVO MEDIA RANKS AS #1 CABLE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK IN THE 8PM HOUR AMONG P18-49 AND P25-54 ON SUNDAY NIGHT

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" TOPS "ABC WORLD NEWS" BY OVER 1 MILLION VIEWERS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK

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TELEMUNDO'S "UN NUEVO DIA" WINS FIRST-EVER DAYTIME EMMY FOR "OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM IN SPANISH"

MIAMI - June 23, 2014 - Telemundo's daily morning show "Un Nuevo Dí­a" won the first-ever "Outstanding Morning Program in Spanish" category Sunday night at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California....

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MSNBC'S MIKA BRZEZINSKI TO INTERVIEW PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

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THE TELEVISION ACADEMY UNVEILS PRESENTERS FOR THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS NOMINATIONS AND THIS YEAR'S EMMY AWARDS KEY ART

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES LATE NIGHT TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JUNE 9-13 DESPITE NBA FINALS LEAD-IN FOR ABC

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"MEET THE PRESS" IS THE #1 SUNDAY PUBLIC AFFAIRS HOUR FOR JUNE 15, 2014

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO SHRINK GAP WITH GMA

NEW YORK - June 19, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum posting the largest season-to-season growth among the morning news programs in total viewers. For the seventh consecutive week, TODAY has slashed GMA's total viewer gap year-to year. TODAY also closed the total viewer gap with GMA by 10% week-to-week....

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E! CELEBRATES THE MAGIC OF HARRY POTTER WHEN "LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: DIAGON ALLEY" AIRS FRIDAY, JUNE 20TH AT 8:00PM ET/PT

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" DELIVERS BIGGEST ADVANTAGE OVER "ABC WORLD NEWS" IN OVER THREE MONTHS

JUNE 17, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" delivered its best total viewer audience in six weeks, solidifying its position as America's most-watched newscast in total viewers and all key demos....

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'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' RANKS AS THE WEEK'S #1 NON-SPORTS PROGRAM ON THE BIG 4 IN EVERY KEY MEASURE

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2014 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS ARE SECOND-MOST WATCHED SINCE 2006

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LOS ANGELES -  June 11, 2014 - mun2's hit series "Larrymania" scored #1 series once again among Hispanic cable networks on Sunday night (9 p.m.) with 178,000 total viewers, 135,000 adults 18-49 and 124,000 adults 18-34, out-delivering competitors Galavision, Discovery en Espaí±ol, Fox Deportes among others in all key demos during the time slot, according to Nielsen...

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NEW ORIGINAL ANIMATED SERIES ASTROBLAST!â„¢ BLASTS OFF ON SPROUT, TAKING PRESCHOOLERS ON OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD ADVENTURES IN SPACE

NEW YORK - June 12, 2014 - This summer, Sprout, the first 24-hour network for preschoolers, will launch into space with the new original animated series Astroblast!. Based on the Scholastic book series of the same name by author and illustrator Bob Kolar, the show takes preschoolers and their parents on hilarious adventures through outer space. Run by a cast of...

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BREAKING NEWS LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND "PROXIMITY ALERTS" TO NOTIFY USERS OF IMPORTANT NEWS HAPPENING NEAR THEM

NEW YORK - June 12, 2014 - Breaking News, a startup owned by NBC News, today launched a powerful new feature to its iOS app that pushes proximity-based news alerts when a big story breaks near a user's physical location. Geo-targeted to mobile devices, the alerts highlight major stories that are relevant to people nearby, including significant earthquakes,...

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'TODAY' CONTINUES TO SLASH GAP WITH GMA

NEW YORK - June 12, 2014 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum posting the largest season-to-season growth among the morning news programs in total viewers. For the sixth consecutive week, TODAY has slashed GMA's total viewer gap year-to year. TODAY also closed the total viewer gap with GMA by 6% week-to-week....

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'TONIGHT SHOW' DOMINATES TIMESLOT COMPETITION, WINNING IN ALL KEY RATINGS CATEGORIES FOR WEEK OF JUNE 2-6

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TELEMUNDO INTERNACIONAL APPOINTS HBO LATIN AMERICA GROUP FOR DISTRIBUTION OF ITS PAY TV CHANNEL

MIAMI – June 11, 2014 - Telemundo Internacional announced the appointment of HBO Latin America Group to exclusively handle affiliate sales for its pay TV channel, Telemundo Internacional, in Latin America, excluding Mexico and Brazil....

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NBC NEWS WINS TWO EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS

NEW YORK - April 16, 2014 - NBC News won two Edward R. Murrow Awards, it was announced today by the Radio Television Digital News Association. Recognizing outstanding work produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world, judges selected this year's honorees from more than 4,000 submissions, an all-time record. The awards will be...

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DURING WEEK OF D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE, MORE AMERICANS TURNED TO "NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" THAN ANY OTHER NEWSCAST

JUNE 10, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's most-watched newscast during the week that featured special coverage of the 70th anniversary of D-Day as Brian Williams anchored from Normandy on Thursday and Friday. According to Nielsen Media Research data for the week ending June 6, 2014, Nightly averaged 7.705 million total viewers - posting...

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'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE WEEK'S #1 NON-SPORTS TELECAST ON THE BIG 4 IN EVERY KEY MEASURE

Joining 'AGT' Among the Week's Top 20 Primetime Shows on the Big 4 Are Stanley Cup Hockey, 'American Ninja Warrior,' 'The Night Shift,' "Last Comic Standing' and 'Miss USA'...

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BRAVO MEDIA IS #1 AD-SUPPORTED CABLE NETWORK AMONG P18-49 AND P25-54 ON SUNDAY NIGHT

NEW YORK - June 10, 2014 - Fueled by Sunday night's powerhouse programming, Bravo Media ranked #1 versus ad-supported cable networks in primetime among P18-49 and P25-54. "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding," delivered 2.5 million total viewers and over 1.3 million P18-49 and was the highest-rated unscripted cable entertainment telecast of the day...

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FIRST RANGERS-KINGS GAME IS NBC'S SECOND-MOST WATCHED STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME 1 EVER

Game 1 Averages 4.777 Million Viewers, Peaks at 5.7 Million New York Sets Local Record with 10.1 Rating; L.A. Draws 7.1 Rating NBC Wins Primetime Most Unique Viewers for NHL Live Stream Ever for NBC Sports Live Extra STAMFORD, Conn. - June 5, 2014 - The first game of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings averaged 4.777 mill...

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mun2's "LARRYMANIA" SCORES #1 PRIMETIME SERIES AMONG HISPANIC CABLE ENTERTAINMENT ON SUNDAY JUNE 1

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -  June 4, 2014 - mun2's hit series "Larrymania"scored #1 series in key demos among Spanish language cable networks on Sunday night (9 p.m.), with an average of 127,000 adults 18-49, beating Galavision's (90,000) and Discovery en Espaí±ol (93,000). The Sunday night episode, which captured the highly-anticipated birth of Latin superstar Larry...

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ESQUIRE NETWORK WINS REALSCREEN AWARD FOR 'ESQUIRE'S 80TH'

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - June 4, 2014 - Esquire Network and World of Wonder Productions took home a Realscreen Award this evening for ESQUIRE'S 80TH. The one-hour original production won in the category of Non-Fiction-Arts and Culture Program, besting other category nominees Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN) and Mystical Journey: Kumbh Mela (Smithsonian Channel)....

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Fallon Out-Rates Letterman, Kimmel Combined, Meyers Tops Letterman Despite Starting an Hour Later at 12:35 A.M....

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FIRST RANGERS-KINGS GAME IS NBC'S SECOND-MOST WATCHED STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME 1 EVER

Game 1 Averages 4.777 Million Viewers, Peaks at 5.7 Million...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" DELIVERS BIGGEST DEMO WIN OVER "ABC WORLD NEWS" IN TWO MONTHS

JUNE 3, 2014 - During the week that featured Brian Williams' exclusive interview with Edward Snowden, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's most-watched newscast in total viewers and all key demos....

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NBC NEWS' PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS UK HEADQUARTERS SIGNS DEAL WITH FORENSIC MIND READER COLIN CLOUD TO DEVELOP SERIES

NEW YORK - June 3, 2014 - NBC News' Peacock Productions announced today that it signed a deal with the forensic mind reader Colin Cloud to develop a series.  The deal comes out of its UK headquarters, led by Managing Director Steve Anderson and Director of Development Dean Palmer....

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NBC WINS THE WEEK OF MAY 26-JUNE 1 IN 18-49, WITH 'TALENT' #1 AMONG BIG 4 SHOWS AND 'NINJA WARRIOR,' 'LAST COMIC' & 'NIGHT SHIFT' TIED FOR #3

Also Ranking in the Top 25 Are 'Undateable,' 'Dateline' and Brian Williams' Exclusive Edward Snowden Interview...

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BRAVO MEDIA RANKS #1 AMONG P18-49 ON SUNDAY NIGHT

NEW YORK - June 3, 2014 - Behind the strength of Sunday night's lineup, Bravo Media ranked #1 versus ad-supported cable entertainment networks in primetime among P18-49. The series premiere of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding," which featured Todd and Kandi gearing up for their larger-than-life nuptials, delivered over 2.4 million total viewers and...

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KINGS-BLACKHAWKS GAME 7 IS MOST-WATCHED NON-STANLEY CUP FINAL NHL PLAYOFF GAME ON RECORD

Kings-Blackhawks Averages 4.137 Million Viewers, Peaks at 5.5 Million from 10:30-10:45 PM ET...

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NBCUNIVERSAL'S HISPANIC ENTERPRISES AND CONTENT NAMES MARIA DREW AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NEW YORK - June 2, 2014 - NBCUniversal's Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced that Maria Drew has been named Senior Vice President of Human Resources.  She will report to Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal and will be based in Miami....

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NBC ANNOUNCES FALL PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW 2014-15 SEASON

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 2, 2014 - NBC has announced premiere dates for its fall schedule, which include No. 1 broadcast program "Sunday Night Football," the return of No. 1 reality series "The Voice," No. 1 new series "The Blacklist," and the debuts of highly anticipated comedy "Marry Me" and drama "The Mysteries of Laura."...

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BRAVO MEDIA EXPANDS UNSCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT SLATE WITH FOUR BUZZWORTHY NEW PROJECTS

NEW YORK - June 2, 2014 - Bravo Media continues its commitment to delivering buzzworthy original programming expanding its development slate with four new unscripted projects.  The new additions include "#obsessed," a one stop-shop for everything you need to know, want to buy or wish you had,"Apres Ski," delving into the lives of world-class ski instructors and...

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E!'S HIT SERIES "TOTAL DIVAS" POWERS TO A SEASON HIGH IN TOTAL VIEWERS FOR FINALE AT 9 PM

LOS ANGELES - June 2, 2014 - E!'s hit series Total Divas powered to a season high with its season 2 finale episode garnering a whopping 1.55 Million Total Viewers as well as netting nearly 1 Million Adults 18-49 (961,000) and impressive numbers in Adults 18-34 (656,000), Women 18-49 (618,000) and W18-34 (412,000)....

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ESQUIRE NETWORK ROLLS OUT TV EVERYWHERE AS PART OF LARGER NBCUNIVERSAL TVE INITIATIVE

LOS ANGELES - May 30, 2014 - Esquire Network announced today the launch of live streaming of Esquire Network programming on the net's new mobile app Esquire TV NOW and online atesquiretv.com/NOW. This move to tv everywhere gives the net's upscale, metropolitan viewers access to its original content anywhere, anytime. Esquire Network's launch of live streaming on...

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'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' AND TODAY ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL 'TODAY'S GOT TALENT' CONTEST

NEW YORK - May 27, 2014 - "America's Got Talent," the summer's No. 1 reality show, will join forces with TODAY for "Today's Got Talent," a nationwide contest to select a contestant that will get to fast track to the "AGT" live shows at iconic Radio City Music Hall this summer. For the first time in "AGT" history, fans will have the opportunity to vote at www.TODAY...

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E! LAUNCHES E! NOW AS PART OF NBCUNIVERSAL'S TV EVERYWHERE INITIATIVE

LOS ANGELES - May 22, 2014 - E! announced today the launch of "E! Now" giving fans unprecedented access to live streaming of E!'s popular hits including franchises, “The Soup,” “Chelsea Lately,” “Fashion Police" as well as the network's popular series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” "Total Divas," “Hello Ross,&...

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MARIA MENOUNOS SIGNS MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH E! ENTERTAINMENT AS THE NETWORK CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS SUCCESSFUL NEWS PROGRAMMING LINE-UP

Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 2014 -­ Popular entertainment host, journalist, author, producer and reality show star Maria Menounos has signed a multi-year agreement with E! that includes both talent and producing roles. As part of the comprehensive partnership, Menounos will host a new one-hour entertainment news magazine series, "Untold with Maria Menounos."  Menounos...

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NBC WINS THE 2013-14 SEPTEMBER-TO-MAY PRIMETIME TELEVISION SEASON

NBC's +13% Jump Season to Season in Adults 18-49 Is the Net's Biggest Gain in People-Meter History and the Biggest for Any Big 4 Net in Nine Years...

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TOTAL MARKET INNOVATION - GUARANTEED - AND MORE THAN 800 HOURS OF NEW ORIGINAL, MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING HEADLINE TELEMUNDO

Beginning 2015, Telemundo and mun2 Become the Official Spanish-Language Home of the FIFA World Cup, Offering More Than 550 Hours of the Best Soccer in the World Across all its Platformsmun2 Unveils Mix of Must-See Programming Including Original Scripted Series, Hispanic Celebrity Reality, Premium Sports and Blockbuster Movies, All Across Multiple PlatformsTelemundo...

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AWESOMENESSTV LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP WITH SECOND SEASON OF ITS SMASH HIT SIDE EFFECTS

LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 - AwesomenessTV (https://www.youtube.com/user/AwesomenessTV) today announced the launch of its first mobile app for iOS. The AwesomenessTV app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/awesomenesstv/id829188300?mt=8) will provide new ways for fans to engage with their favorite shows and channels.  Fans of the hit musical drama Side Effects will be...

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RECORD OVERNIGHT RATING FOR PREMIER LEAGUE "CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY" ON NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL

Unprecedented Simultaneous Presentation of All 10 Games Live on Different TV Networks Posts Combined 1.56 - Up 79% from Prior Mark...

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RECORD TV COVERAGE PLANNED FOR 2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

VAIL/BEAVER CREEK, CO – May 12, 2014 – American ski racing fans will have unprecedented coverage of the International Ski Federation's 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek as the result of a media partnership announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network. NBC, NBCSN and Universal...

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mun2 #1 WITH HISPANIC VIEWERS ON THURSDAY: +700,000 TOTAL VIEWERS WATCH 'DEPORTES TELEMUNDO ON mun2' 'LEON VS TOLUCA' LIGUILLA SEMI-FINAL MATCH

May 8 Futbol Match at 9 p.m. Brings Highest Ratings in History of Network Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49; Network Wins Time-Period with All Hispanic Viewers...

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FRESH COMEDIES, CAPTIVATING DRAMAS AND HIGHLY POPULAR RETURNING SERIES HIGHLIGHT NBC'S WELL-BALANCED AND DYNAMIC 2014-15 PRIMETIME SCHEDULE

#1 New Show of the Season "The Blacklist" Moves to Thursdays in February and Earns Post-Super Bowl Timeslot...

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NBC NEWS NAMES JAMIE HOROWITZ SVP AND GENERAL MANAGER OF 'TODAY'

MAY 7, 2014 — NBC News President Deborah Turness announced today that Jamie Horowitz will be the new Senior Vice President and General Manager of TODAY. Horowitz, who will take the helm later this year, joins from ESPN, where he currently serves as Vice President of Original Programming and Production....

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TELEMUNDO AWARDED TWO SPORTS EMMYS®, MOST OF ANY SPANISH-LANGUAGE BROADCAST NETWORK

Miami -May 7, 2014- Deportes Telemundo won two Sports Emmy® Awards given by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a gala ceremony yesterday night in New York. Telemundo received more nominations and awards than any other Hispanic broadcast network at the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards, the first time specific categories for Spanish-language...

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IOC AWARDS OLYMPIC GAMES BROADCAST RIGHTS TO NBCUNIVERSAL THROUGH TO 2032

Agreement ensures the long-term financial security of the Olympic Movement...

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VASANT M. PRABHU NAMED CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, NBCUNIVERSAL

NEW YORK - April 30, 2014 - NBCUniversal announced today that Vasant M. Prabhu has been named Chief Financial Officer. Prabhu will be a member of the Executive Committee and report to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal when he joins the company on June 1st.  In addition to serving as CFO, Prabhu will oversee Operations and Technical Services, which...

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JIMMY FALLON DOMINATES THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF APRIL 21-25, UP +36% VS. 'TONIGHT'S' YEAR-AGO WEEK IN 18-49

NEW YORK - May 1, 2014 - In its 10th week, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" continued to generate elevated ratings, returning from a week of encores with a +36% increase versus "Tonight's" results for the same week last year in adult 18-49 rating, while time-period rivals on ABC and CBS were down versus the same week last year....

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CAROLYN JOHNSON JOINS NBC4 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AS CO-ANCHOR AND GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 30, 2014 - NBC4 Southern California announced today that Carolyn Johnson will join the station in June.  Johnson will co-anchor the hour-long mid-day newscast, "NBC4 News at Noon," alongside Whit Johnson.  She will also co-anchor the station's "News at 6 p.m." alongside Chuck Henry....

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NBCUNIVERSAL SURROUNDS THE KENTUCKY DERBY

TODAY Show Segments Live from Churchill Downs Friday and Saturday...

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POWERED BY BREAKTHROUGH ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING BRAVO MEDIA UNVEILS FIVE NEW UNSCRIPTED PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT

NEW YORK - April 28, 2014 -Bravo Media (http://www.bravotv.com/) continues its commitment to breakthrough original programming announcing several new unscripted series in their development slate.  Showcasing a variety of genres and formats, the five new projects include "Fempire," following female CEO's dominating their field, "The Fit Club," tackling New York City...

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NBC NEWS' PARENT TOOLKIT WINS 2014 WEBBY AWARD

NEW YORK - April 28, 2014 - NBC News' Parent Toolkit (http://media.ne.cision.com/l/urszilhk/www.parenttoolkit.com/) website is the winner of the 2014 Webby Award in the Family/Parenting category. The Parent Toolkit is produced by NBC News' Education Nation and sponsored by Pearson....

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OXYGEN MEDIA BREATHES FRESH AIR INTO OXYGEN.COM WITH SITE REDESIGN AND SEAMLESS MOBILE AND TABLET EXPERIENCE

NEW YORK - April 21, 2014- Oxygen Media (http://homepage.oxygen.com/) unveiled the re-launch of Oxygen.com today, making it more convenient than ever for the network's young, female audience to access digital content anywhere, at any time.  Oxygen continues to be a social media trendsetter and leader in engaging modern young women, becoming the #4 most talked-about...

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BILL COSBY TO RECEIVE JOHNNY CARSON AWARD FOR COMEDIC EXCELLENCE AT THE 'AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS' AIRING MAY 8 ON NBC

NEW YORK - April 21, 2014 - NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today that Bill Cosby will be honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the "American Comedy Awards," which airs May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC....

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SYFY'S HIT COMPETITION SERIES FACE OFF TO RETURN FOR 7TH SEASON IN JULY

NEW YORK - April 18, 2014 - After a bold and extreme season of competition, three artists remain in the fight for the title of season 6 Face Off champion - George Schminky of Walnut Creek, CA by way of Puerto Rico; Rashaad Santiago of Bronx, NY; and Tyler Green of Litchfield, CT. For their final challenge, they will each create a pair of rival alien races, all of...

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NBC AND CLEAR CHANNEL CELEBRATE MUSIC'S BIGGEST STARS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD AT FIRST EVER 'IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 21, 2014 - The biggest names in music are taking over the city of Los Angeles on May 1 for an all new awards franchise, the "iHeartRadio Music Awards" presented by Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. The inaugural music special airs live on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET/PT) from the Shrine Auditorium....

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ARNIE BECOMES MOST-WATCHED ORIGINAL PRODUCTION IN GOLF CHANNEL HISTORY

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 17, 2014) - Arnie, Golf Channel's three-night, primetime television event about the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, became the most-watched original production in Golf Channel history, according to Nielsen viewership data. From Sunday, April 13, through Tuesday, April 15, 1.75 million unique viewers tuned in to all or part of Arnie....

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SYFY DIVES INTO THE EXPANSE WITH STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES GREENLIGHT FOR EPIC SPACE OPERA PRODUCED BY ALCON TELEVISION GROUP

NEW YORK - APRIL 11, 2014 - Syfy continues to ramp up its slate of ambitious and high quality scripted series with a straight-to-series greenlight for space-opera project The Expanse, it was announced today by Syfy President, Dave Howe. The 10-episode order is Syfy's boldest new series commitment to date. The Expanse is produced by Alcon Television Group (ATG), a...

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ARNIE BECOMES MOST-WATCHED ORIGINAL FILM IN GOLF CHANNEL HISTORY AFTER 1ST OF 3 NIGHTS

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 14, 2014) - Arnie, Golf Channel's three-night primetime television event on the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, got off to a record start last night becoming the most-watched original film in Golf Channel's history after only its first of three installments, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals. Also, #Arnie was trending nationally on Twitter...

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Universal Studios Hollywood Premieres "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem," and "Super Silly Fun Land" Attractions

Universal City, CA, April 11, 2014 - "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem (http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/attractions/despicable-me-minion-mayhem/)," an original 3D Ultra-HD adventure, and "Super Silly Fun Land (http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/attractions/despicable-me-minion-mayhem/)," an immersive carnival setting - both based on Universal Pictures and...

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DEAN PALMER JOINS NBC NEWS' PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS AS DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE UK

April 8, 2014 - MIPTV, Cannes - NBC News' Peacock Productions announced today that Dean Palmer will join NBC News as Director of Development in Peacock Productions' UK headquarters. In this newly created position, Palmer will be responsible for original programming, series and format development for Peacock Productions' international division, based out of the UK. ...

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NBC CREATES GROUNDBREAKING COMEDY INITIATIVE, 'NBC COMEDY PLAYGROUND,' AND OFFERS ON-AIR COMMITMENT IN NATIONAL GRASSROOTS COMEDY CAMPAIGN

PASADENA, Calif. - April 8, 2014 - In an unprecedented effort to discover fresh comedic voices, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke announced "NBC Comedy Playground," a grassroots initiative designed to invest in new cutting-edge comedy through a groundbreaking national campaign that offers aspiring comedy writers from across the country the opportunity to...

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NBCUNIVERSAL NAMES ALISON MOORE GENERAL MANAGER, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR TV EVERYWHERE

NEW YORK - APRIL 9, 2014 - NBCUniversal announced today that Alison Moore has been named General Manager and Executive Vice President, TV Everywhere for the Content Distribution group. In this newly created role, Moore will be responsible for NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere initiative, including building a team to drive the consumer experience and develop marketing...

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NBC NEWS LAUNCHES NEW HEALTH & WELLNESS SECTION ON PARENT TOOLKIT WEBSITE

NEW YORK - April 9, 2014 - NBC News today launched a Health & Wellness section on its Parent Toolkit (http://www.parenttoolkit.com/) website, a one-stop online resource for parents navigating their children's development in the classroom and beyond. Produced by NBC News' Education Nation and sponsored by Pearson, the new section contains essential exercise and...

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AMY JO JOHNSON SET AS A RECURRING GUEST STAR IN USA NETWORK'S GLOBE-TROTTING ESPIONAGE DRAMA 'COVERT AFFAIRS'

Johnson will star as Hayley, an investigator with the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) who knows how to stand her ground.  A persistent woman who’s an expert at taking control, Hayley goes head-to-head with Auggie (Christopher Gorham) when the intelligence community faces a united threat....

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SYFY ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW ZOMBIE SERIES Z NATION

NEW YORK - April 7, 2014 - Syfy today announced Z Nation, a 13-episode zombie series set to debut in the fall. From production company The Asylum (Sharknado), the action-horror series depicts the epic struggle to save humanity after a zombie apocalypse. The series, which will air on Syfy, will be produced by The Asylum and sold internationally by Dynamic Television...

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SYFY, REUNION PICTURES AND GREAT POINT MEDIA ANNOUNCE NEW MYTHOLOGY DRAMA SERIES OLYMPUS

NEW YORK - April 7, 2014 - Syfy, Reunion Pictures and Great Point Media today announced a new mythological drama series Olympus, which will take viewers into the action-packed world of humans, Gods and monsters....

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April 01, 2014 SPROUT RECORDS HIGHEST COMPOSITION OF WOMEN 18-49 ACROSS ALL KIDS CABLE NETWORKS FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER

PHILADELPHIA - April 1, 2014 - Sprout®, the first 24-hour preschool network, kicked off 2014 with a number 1 ranking among all kids networks in women 18-49 composition for the fifth consecutive quarter, with nearly a quarter of its total day audience (23 percent) represented by this demographic....

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TELEMUNDO'S "LA VOZ KIDS" HITS SEASON HIGH WITH THIRD EPISODE AVERAGING 2.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS AND 1.1 MILLION ADULTS 18-49

MIAMI - April 1, 2014 - Last Sunday’s episode of Telemundo’s "La Voz Kids" scored its best performance yet this season, delivering 2,233,000 total viewers and 1,128,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. Produced for the first time out of Universal Studios Florida, Sunday's episode of “La Voz Kids” is up 4% in total viewers and 15% in...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS THROUGH 2015

Nine Red Bull Global Rallycross Races to Air on NBC in 2014...

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WIL WHEATON HOSTS NEW HALF-HOUR SERIES PREMIERING MAY 27 ON SYFY

NEW YORK - April 2, 2014 - Syfy has greenlit the 12-episode summer series, The Wil Wheaton Project (working title), a weekly topical comedy show hosted by actor, blogger and champion of geek culture Wil Wheaton. The 30-minute show will offer a fast-paced, lighthearted exploration and celebration of all things within the realm of science fiction and genre...

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Every Stanley Cup Playoff Game to be Televised Nationally for Third Straight Year...

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THE HIT SERIES "GIULIANA & BILL" PREMIERES ON ITS NEW HOME ON E! AND DELIVERS BIG NUMBERS IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS

Los Angeles, CA, April 2, 2014 - The hit series "Giuliana & Bill" had its season premiere on its new home on E! and delivered big numbers in its debut, with combined total viewers for a special sneak peek on Sunday, March 30th and its time period premiere on Tuesday, April 1st of over 1.1 Million across the two telecasts.  In the special sneak peek on Sunday,...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS THROUGH 2015

Nine Red Bull Global Rallycross Races to Air on NBC in 2014...

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" WIDENS LEAD OVER "ABC WORLD NEWS" FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK

NBC BROADCAST POSTS GROWTH ACROSS THE BOARD WEEK-TO-WEEK AND YEAR-TO-YEAR NIGHTLY IS DRAWING BIGGEST AUDIENCE IN EIGHT YEARS, BEST TOTAL VIEWER ADVANTAGE OVER ABC IN FOUR YEARS...

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'THE VOICE' RANKS #1 IN 18-49 AMONG ALL PRIMETIME BIG 4 PROGRAMS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 24-30

NBC Ties for #2 for the Week; Has Been #1-#2 or Tied for #2 for Eight Weeks in Row...

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MSNBC HAS BEST QUARTER IN A YEAR - 1Q 2014 RATINGS

MSNBC Tops CNN in All Key Dayparts for 1Q 2014 MSNBC Has Best Primetime Delivery Since 1Q 2013, Best Sales Prime Since 4Q 2012 "Morning Joe" and Primetime Shows Beat CNN in 1Q 2014 "Hardball" up Double-Digits at 7 p.m....

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ESQUIRE NETWORK ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF FRIDAY NIGHT TYKES

– First Season Ends Tonight with Special Episode Featuring Former NFL Players, Coaches, Experts and the Series' Coaches and Parents –...

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FIRST QUARTER MILESTONES FOR NBCSN: MOST-WATCHED QUARTER EVER + LARGEST INCREASE OF ANY CABLE NET IN Q1 WITH 231% JUMP FROM '13

ochi Winter Olympics, NHL & Premier League Telecasts Help NBCSN Set Record for Total Day Audience...

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TELEMUNDO AND NBCUNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TV DISTRIBUTION JOIN FORCES ON NEW "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD AL ROJO VIVO" SEGMENT EVERY FRIDAY AT 5PM/4C

The Co-branded Weekly Segment Airs on Telemundo's Highly-Rated News Magazine "Al Rojo Vivo con Marí­a Celeste" and is Hosted by Entertainment Reporter Jessica Carrillo from Los Angeles...

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BRAVO MEDIA CONTINUES RECORD RATINGSEARNING BEST QUARTER IN NETWORK HISTORY

NETWORK RANKS #9 IN KEY DEMOS AND #1 MOST ENGAGED CABLE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK AMONG P18-49...

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SPROUT RECORDS HIGHEST COMPOSITION OF WOMEN 18-49 ACROSS ALL KIDS CABLE NETWORKS FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER

PHILADELPHIA - April 1, 2014 - Sprout®, the first 24-hour preschool network, kicked off 2014 with a number 1 ranking among all kids networks in women 18-49 composition for the fifth consecutive quarter, with nearly a quarter of its total day audience (23 percent) represented by this demographic....

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TELEMUNDO'S "LA VOZ KIDS" HITS SEASON HIGH WITH THIRD EPISODE AVERAGING 2.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS AND 1.1 MILLION ADULTS 18-49

MIAMI - April 1, 2014 - Last Sunday’s episode of Telemundo’s "La Voz Kids" scored its best performance yet this season, delivering 2,233,000 total viewers and 1,128,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. Produced for the first time out of Universal Studios Florida, Sunday's episode of “La Voz Kids” is up 4% in total viewers and 15% in...

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SYFY RENEWS HELIX FOR SEASON TWO

NEW YORK - March 28, 2014 - Helix, Syfy's chilling scripted drama, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Bill McGoldrick, EVP, Original Content, Syfy. The 13-episode second season will commence production later this year, with an eye towards a winter 2015 premiere....

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NBCUNIVERSAL AND FORD UNVEIL "TONIGHT SHOW FINGERS ON A 4X4" CONTEST AT NEW YORK CITY'S INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM COMPLEX

NEW YORK, NY, March 29, 2014 - NBCUniversal and Ford today announced the launch of  the "Tonight Show Fingers on a 4X4" contest, engaging Ford sales consultants from across the country to compete to sell Jimmy Fallon the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 on the deck of New York City's Intrepid Aircraft Carrier at the Museum's Complex. Beginning Monday, March 31, "The Tonight...

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BRAVO MEDIA UNVEILS NEW SOCIAL INNOVATIONS AND DIGITAL INITIATIVES FOR UPCOMING YEAR

NEW YORK - March 27, 2014 - Bravo Media today announced its digital initiatives for the upcoming year, highlights include: "Select a Scene," an evolution of the popular Play Live technology in which viewers interact with the live broadcast; additionally, the network will launch an innovative location-based Mobile Pass experience....

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON,' 'LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS' CONTINUE RATINGS MOMENTUM AND DOMINATE COMPETITION

NEW YORK - March 27, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers" have continued to generate elevated ratings in Fallon's fifth week on the air and Meyers' fourth, with Fallon scoring a three-week high in adults 18-49 for the week....

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NBC AND CLEAR CHANNEL ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR FIRST-EVER IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS

NEW YORK and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - March 26, 2014 - NBC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment today announced the finalists for its first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday, May 1 at the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.  Music fans used hashtags to cast more than 13.2 million votes across Facebook and Twitter to catapult their favorite...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP GARNERS 33 SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, TIED FOR MOST IN NON-OLYMPIC YEAR

NBC Sports Group Receives 9 Talent Nominations, Most for Any Sports Group...

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TELEMUNDO SPORTS LEADS ALL SPANISH-LANGUAGE NETWORKS IN NOMINATIONS FOR THE 35th ANNUAL SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS

Miami, March 26 - Telemundo Sports led all Spanish-language networks in nominations to the 35th Sports Emmy® Awards, according to the announcement made today by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).  More than 180 nominees were announced in 39 categories and NBCUniversal's Spanish-language broadcast network was recognized with six...

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TELEMUNDO STATION GROUP NAMES JAVIER I. ORTIZ VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES

MIRAMAR, FL - March 24, 2014 - Telemundo Station Group today announced that Javier I. Ortiz has been named Vice President of Human Resources for the division. A seasoned human resources leader, Ortiz will oversee all human resources functions for Telemundo's 17 owned stations in the United States and Puerto Rico, reporting into Manuel Martinez, President of the...

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USA GREENLIGHTS TWO NEW DRAMA SERIES AND RENEWS 'WHITE COLLAR' AS IT CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS POWERFUL SLATE OF ORIGINALS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - March 21, 2014 – USA Network announced today that it has picked up FOX 21's RUSH, written and produced by Jonathan Levine ("Warm Bodies") and Fox Television Studios' COMPLICATIONS, from creator and executive producer Matt Nix (BURN NOTICE) to series.  Both of the dramas are slated for 10-episode runs, including the pilots.  The...

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Viacom, Tumblr Team Up to Offer Co-Branded Campaigns

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Fox, Samsung to Develop System to Deliver Ultra HD Content Through Smart TVs

Twentieth Century Fox and Samsung Electronics announced a partnership Thursday in which both companies will work together to create a secure way to deliver Ultra HD movies and TV shows through smart TVs....

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Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks stepping down

Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks will retire as chairman of the board of the cable giant in May....

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Liberty Overtakes Disney as Most Profitable Media Conglomerate

SNL Kagan says Liberty’s fortunes soared in 2013 due to a savvy investment in SiriusXM Radio....

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Netflix Chief Says Broadband Providers Should Interconnect for Free

Rules Needed to Ensure Providers Can’t Keep Charging Netflix a Fee to Connect...

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Jimmy Kimmel posted gains with a week of shows from Austin, but his ABC latenight show was still no match for NBC's "Tonight Show," which remains dominant one month into the run of new host Jimmy Fallon....

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'Psych' Characters May Return in Movie, USA Network Chief Says

Although the long-running cable-TV series "Psych" will come to an end March 26, that may not be the last that audiences see of fictional best friends Shawn Spencer and Burton "Gus" Guster, the president of USA Network said Monday night....

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TV Subscriptions Fall for First Time as Viewers Cut the Cord

The U.S. pay-television market is passing its prime....

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Entertainment Ratings Points Will Be Scarcer, Pressuring Pricing, Buyers Say...

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Sony to Add Original TV Shows for PlayStation

Move Is Part of Effort to Broaden Console’s Appeal Beyond Videogames...

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Early spring is crunch time for TV stars and producers, as a frantic process of writing, casting and filming pilot episodes for potential TV series peaks before major networks unveil their new fall lineups in mid-May....

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ABC, Affiliates Agree On Forward-Thinking NewsOne Deal

Parties iron out how to best share content as digital distribution proliferates...

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Condí© Nast Launches Golf Digest Video Channel

First (and only) sports channel from the company...

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CAST YOUR VOTE NOW! BRAVO MEDIA'S FIRST ANNUAL "REAL HOUSEWIVES AWARDS" CULMINATES ON MARCH 21

NEW YORK - March 17, 2014 - Calling on all "Real Housewives" fans - the polls are closing on March 21 for Bravo Media's first annual "Real Housewives Awards," a celebration dedicated to honoring the most unforgettable, dramatic and watercooler moments from the first ladies of Bravo....

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NEW CULT CLASSIC MOVIE BIG ASS SPIDER! PREMIERES ON SYFY SATURDAY, APRIL 19 AT 9PM

NEW YORK - March 17, 2014 - Look out, Los Angeles - one big ass spider is coming your way. Continuing its tradition of presenting the best of cult classic movies, Syfy will premiere Big Ass Spider! on Saturday, April 19 at 9PM (ET/PT)....

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA TEAMS WITH CHEVROLET ON NEW DIGITAL SPORTS REALITY SERIES 'LA CUEVA DE LA FIERA'

MIAMI - March 17, 2014 - Telemundo Media and Chevrolet announced today that they have teamed up to create a unique new digital sports reality series, "La Cueva de la Fiera," available on www.Telemundo.com/lacuevadelafiera.   Supported by a 360° degree promotional campaign and produced in partnership with Chevrolet, the weekly webisodes, which launched in February,...

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MSNBC LAUNCHES "GROWING HOPE"

NEW YORK - March 17, 2014 - MSNBC is launching "Growing Hope" - a year-long , multi-platform initiative that invites viewers to engage with the brand and share their hopes for change around issues that impact their communities.  The "Growing Hope" series will include live events, online activations and special on-air programming. By sharing hopes online, at events,...

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BRAVO AND OXYGEN MEDIA PROMOTE FOUR & HIRE TWO NEW EXECUTIVES TO KEY MARKETING POSITIONS FOR BOTH BRANDS

NEW YORK - March 17, 2014 - Bravo and Oxygen Media announced promotions today in the networks’ marketing department elevating Jamie Cutburth to Senior Vice President of Partnership Marketing, Bravo and Oxygen Media, Maria Laino DeLuca to Senior Vice President of Trade and Consumer Marketing, Bravo Media, Amy Troiano to Senior Vice President, Creative and...

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'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' LISTINGS

Wednesday, March 12: Guests include Shailene Woodley, Artie Lange and musical guest Beck. Judith Hill sits-in with The Roots. Show 0018...

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THE 2014 MISS USA® COMPETITION HEATS UP THE BAYOU JUNE 8 ON NBC (8-11 P.M. ET) LIVE FROM THE BATON ROUGE RIVER CENTER IN LOUISIANA

NEW YORK - March 13, 2014 - NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today that the 2014 MISS USA® Competition will air live from Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8 (8-11 p.m. ET) from the Baton Rouge River Center....

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WHEN: Tomorrow, Friday, March 14th WHERE: CNBC's "Squawk Box" Quicken Loans Founder & Chairman Dan Gilbert and billionaire investor Warren Buffett will join CNBC's "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6-9AM ET) on set for a CNBC interview tomorrow, Friday, March 14th. The segment will focus on Quicken Loans' Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, Housing and Detroit.

WHEN: Tomorrow, Friday, March 14th WHERE: CNBC's "Squawk Box" Quicken Loans Founder & Chairman Dan Gilbert and billionaire investor Warren Buffett will join CNBC's "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6-9AM ET) on set for a CNBC interview tomorrow, Friday, March 14th. The segment will focus on Quicken Loans' Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, Housing and Detroit.

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LAURA PAUSINI, JUANES, LA ARROLLADORA BANDA EL LIMON DE RENE CAMACHO, AND DAVID BISBAL, SET TO PERFORM AT THE 2014 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

MIAMI - March 13, 2014 - Global Pop music superstar Laura Pausini, Spanish Pop singer David Bisbal, Colombian singer and songwriter Juanes, and legendary Mexican music band La Arrolladora Banda El Limon De Rene Camacho will perform at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm®. The longest-running and most prestigious Latin music awards show...

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FIRST OFFICIAL IMAGE REVEALED OF MATT RYAN AS OCCULT DETECTIVE JOHN CONSTANTINE

As production begins on the new pilot CONSTANTINE - from executive producers Daniel Cerone & David S. Goyer and director Neil Marshall - NBC, Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment are today releasing the first official image of series star Matt Ryan in character as John Constantine....

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BRAVO MEDIA STEPS UP THE DRAMA IN 90-MINUTE REUNION FOR "BLOOD, SWEAT & HEELS" REUNION

NEW YORK - March 13, 2014 -Tensions run higher than stiletto heels when Bravo Media premieres an unprecedented 90-minute reunion for "Blood, Sweat & Heels" on Sunday, March 23 at 9pm ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen brings together Brie Bythewood, Melyssa Ford, Mica Hughes, Daisy Lewellyn, Demetria Lucas and Geneva S. Thomas to set the record straight on some of the most...

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LISTINGS FOR "THE PROFIT" SEASON 2 ON CNBC

Brothers Steve and Peter Koehl run Skullduggery, an Anaheim, CA based toy, craft kit and fossil replica manufacturer, owned by their father since 1987. Despite selling $1.6 million dollars in toys last year, the brothers can’t manage to turn a profit, and lack of imagination and poor decision making are holding the company back from getting into a big box...

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E! HEADS TO LAS VEGAS FOR "MEN OF THE STRIP," AN ALL-NEW SPECIAL CHRONICLING THE MAKING OF SIN CITY'S NEWEST MALE REVUE

LOS ANGELES – March 13, 2014 – Las Vegas has got a brand-new all-male revue, and E! viewers will follow along as all the elements of the sexy new show comes together - from the auditions and casting, to the distinctive choreography, dance training, to all of the drama among the hunky male performers - in the network's heart-pounding, 90-minute docusoap...

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JIMMY FALLON AND SETH MEYERS DELIVER STRONG RESULTS FOR THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF MARCH 3-7

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Tops the Combined Results of "Late Show with David Letterman" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in 18-49...

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TELEMUNDO - PRESS RELEASES

MIAMI – March 10, 2014 – Telemundo's “Top Chef Estrellas” reached its grand finale last night, when telenovela star David Chocarro was crowned the winner of the culinary competition. After finalist Erika de la Rosa was eliminated, Chocarro and Fernando Arau faced off in a difficult challenge of cooking for judges Lorena Garcí­a, Jaime Martin...

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NBC NEWS - PRESS RELEASES

MARCH 10, 2014 — On the third anniversary of Syria's war, NBC News is devoting 48 hours to expose the impact of the humanitarian crisis on its most innocent victims - the babies and children. Over five million Syrian children have had their lives scarred by this conflict, whether losing a loved one, their home, or their school, or by suffering a severe injury...

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LENA DUNHAM/SAVANNAH GUTHRIE INTERVIEW

Savannah Guthrie Interviews Lena Dunham on the Famed SNL Set...

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'TODAY' WINS FEBRUARY SWEEP IN DEMO

NEW YORK - March 6, 2014 – - NBC's TODAY was the number-one morning show for the 2014 February Sweep in the key demo A25 - 54, dramatically tightening the overall morning race with GMA.  TODAY delivered 2.348 million demo viewers topping GMA's 2.304 million by 44k (+2%).  TODAY slashed its year-to-year gaps with GMA by a giant 146% in the demo, and by 95% in...

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mun2 PREMIERES DOCU-REALITY SERIES "REINAS DE REALTY" THIS SUNDAY MARCH 9 AT 8PM EST/7C

Three Hour Original Programming Event Kicks off with New Family-Driven House Flipping Series Followed by New Episodes of "Welcome to Los Vargas" at 9pm EST and "Combate Americas" at 10pm EST...

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NBC SPONSORS PUPPY WHO WILL UNDERGO GUIDE DOG TRAINING

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - March 5, 2014 - In an effort to help offset expensive training costs, NBC has sponsored a puppy who will be trained to become a guide dog and be paired with an individual who is visually impaired....

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GIDDYUP! E! NEWS HEADS DOWN SOUTH FOR AUSTIN'S FAMED SXSW FILM AND INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL

LOS ANGELES – March 5, 2014 - Renowned for always covering the hottest entertainment stories anywhere in the world, E! News continues the tradition and heads down South to the largest event of its kind, Austin's South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive festival. Beginning Friday, March 7th, E! News correspondent Jesse Giddings and Eonline Senior...

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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 'AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS,' AIRING MAY 15 ON NBC

NEW YORK - March 5, 2014 - NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today the nominations for the "American Comedy Awards," airing May 15 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC....

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"NBC NIGHTLY NEWS" TOPS "ABC WORLD NEWS" BY OVER 1.2 MILLION VIEWERS

MARCH 4, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued as America's most-watched network evening newscast for the week ending February 28, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. In its first week following the Sochi Winter Olympics, Nightly's audience was larger than its first weeks following Vancouver (+3%) and Torino (+2%)....

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NBC JUMPS 50% VERSUS THE SAME WEEK LAST YEAR TO RANK #2 FOR THE FEB. 24-MARCH 2 WEEK IN 18-49

With Double-Digit Gains in Every Key Measure, NBC Ranks Behind Only Academy Awards-Boosted ABC in 18-49...

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USA NETWORK GREENLIGHTS UNTITLED SEAN JABLONSKI DRAMA PILOT TO SERIES WITH 10-EPISODE ORDER SLATED FOR SUMMER 2014 PREMIERE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – March 4, 2014 - USA Network has greenlit the new original Sean Jablonski drama pilot to series with a 10 episode order, including the pilot. The series is from Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and executive producer Sean Jablonski (SUITS, "Nip Tuck,") and stars Matt Passmore ("The Glades"). It is slated to premiere this summer....

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FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA MICHAEL MCFAUL JOINS NBC NEWS AS AN ANALYST

MARCH 4, 2014 — Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael A. McFaul joins NBC News as an analyst.  McFaul will contribute across the NBCUniversal News Group (NBC News, MSNBC, and CNBC), adding his unique perspective and expertise to coverage of foreign affairs and national security....

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'LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS' MAKES HUGE PRESENCE AT SXSW

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 28, 2014 - NBC will present an "Inside Late Night with Seth Meyers" panel at the upcoming SXSW Conference and Festival, as well as offer fun activities to promote the launch of the new late-night series....

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USA NETWORK TO PREMIERE PLAYING HOUSE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 29 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 28, 2014 -USA Network's new comedy PLAYING HOUSE will premiere Tuesday, April 29 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) immediately following top comedy series MODERN FAMILY with two back to back episodes.   Following the premiere, the series will resume with a new half-hour episode every Tuesday beginning May 6 (10-10:30 p.m. ET/PT).  The series,...

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FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO MAKE SPECIAL APPEARANCE ON NBC'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED COMEDY 'PARKS AND RECREATION'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 27, 2014 - First Lady Michelle Obama is set to make a special cameo appearance on the season finale of NBC's critically acclaimed comedy "Parks and Recreation." The season six finale is set for Thursday, April 24 (8-9 p.m. ET)....

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NBC SPORTS GROUP AND CHURCHILL DOWNS REACH LANDMARK 10-YEAR KENTUCKY DERBY EXTENSION

STAMFORD, Conn. - February 26, 2014 - NBC Sports Group and Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) have reached a 10-year agreement extending NBCSG's exclusive rights to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks through 2025, it was announced today....

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NBC'S SOCHI OLYMPICS COVERAGE DOMINATES THE PRIMETIME WEEK OF FEB. 17-23 IN ALL KEY MEASURES

Season to Date, NBC Ranks #1, Up 19% vs. One Year Ago and Holding the Lead This Late in the Season for the First Time in 10 Years...

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JIMMY FALLON AND SETH MEYERS GENERATE MONDAY HIGHS WHILE 'THE VOICE' AND 'BLACKLIST' DELIVER A PRIMETIME SWEEP

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 25, 2014 - NBC's late-night and primetime programming has delivered dominant results for the night of Monday, Feb. 24....

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NBCUNIVERSAL'S UNPRECEDENTED COVERAGE OF 2014 SOCHI GAMES REACHES MORE AMERICANS VIA MORE PLATFORMS THAN ANY WINTER OLYMPICS

Winter Games-Record 242.3 Million Media Exposures of Sochi Olympics Coverage across NBCUni's Broadcast, Cable and Digital Properties - Up 3.5 Million from 2010 Vancouver Games...

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NBC WRAPS UP SOCHI OLYMPICS COVERAGE WITH BROADCAST PRIMETIME'S #1 AND #2 SHOWS ON SUNDAY

STAMFORD, Conn. - February 24, 2014 - NBC concluded its coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia with its two primetime telecasts - the Closing Ceremony and the special Nancy & Tonya documentary - ranking #1 and #2 on broadcast television in household rating and average viewership, according to live plus same day fast national data relea...

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BRAVO AND OXYGEN MEDIA PROMOTE THREE EXECUTIVES TO KEY RESEARCH POSITIONS FOR BOTH BRANDS

NEW YORK - February 24, 2014 - Bravo and Oxygen Media announced promotions today in the networks’ research department elevating Leslie Greene to Vice President of Primary Research, Bravo and Oxygen Media, Dara Levine to Vice President of Programming and Digital Research, Bravo and Oxygen Media, and expanding David Kaplan’s role to Vice President, Bravo...

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NBCUNIVERSAL AND XEROX PARTNER IN CROSS-PORTFOLIO INITIATIVE WITH NEW "30 SECONDS TO KNOW" VIDEO SERIES

NEW YORK, February 24, 2014 - NBCUniversal and Xerox today announced a cross-portfolio yearlong partnership called "30 Seconds to Know," a new, original video series, produced by NBCUniversal's news and sports networks, aiming to explain complicated topics in a quick and simple format. Beginning February 24th, the multiplatform program, a first-of-its-kind and...

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TAMRON HALL NAMED CO-HOST OF THE THIRD HOUR OF 'TODAY'

NEW YORK - February 24, 2014 - Tamron Hall has been named a co-host of "TODAY’s Take," the 9am hour of the TODAY show, joining fellow hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist. The announcement was made this morning on TODAY....

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TODAY/AOL 'IDEAL TO REAL BODY IMAGE' SURVEY REVEALS WOMEN OBSESS OVER APPEARANCE MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE

NEW YORK - February 24, 2014 - A new national online survey by TODAY and AOL reveals that 67 percent of adult women worry about their appearance regularly - more often than finances, health, family/relationships or professional success. Men aren't far behind either, with 53 percent regularly worrying about their appearance. Only finances - at 59 percent - rank...

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MSNBC TO COLLABORATE WITH VOCATIV TO UNEARTH UNIQUE AND COMPELLING NEWS STORIES FROM THE 'DEEP WEB'

NEW YORK – February 24, 2014 - MSNBC (http://www.msnbc.com) announced today that the network will collaborate with Vocativ (http://www.vocativ.com), a startup media company for the digital generation, on the production of news stories for MSNBC and NBCUniversal News Group digital properties. The announcement was made by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC, and...

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LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS ANNOUNCES GUESTS FOR PREMIERE WEEK, FEB. 24-28

NEW YORK - February 12, 2014 - “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” launching Feb. 24 from Studio 8G in Rockefeller Center, sets premiere week guests.The lineup includes:...

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NBC NEWS PEACOCK PRODUCTIONS SECURES FIRST UK COMMISSION OUT OF NEW LONDON OFFICE

LONDON - February 12, 2014 ... BBC Three has ordered a one-off special on the latest twists and turns of the Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito trial. The documentary is produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions and is their first BBC commission out of their new London office....

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BRAVO DELIVERS THREE NEW SPECIALS IN FEBRUARY

NEW YORK - February 11, 2014 - Bravo Media is bringing fans three new specials in February, which highlight some of the most unforgettable and dramatic moments from their favorite series and Bravolebrities....

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25.1 MILLION VIEWERS FOR NBCS PRIMETIME OLYMPIC TELECAST UP 8% FROM LAST EUROPEAN WINTER GAMES IN TORINO IN 06

STAMFORD, Conn. - February 9, 2014 - NBC's primetime Olympics telecast on Saturday (8-11:06 p.m. ET) averaged 25.1 million viewers and a 13.9 household rating/24 share - up 8% and 3% respectively from the opening Saturday of the last European Winter Olympics (23.2 million viewers and 13.5 household rating/23 share for Torino in 2006), according to live plus same...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014

FEBRUARY 9, 2014 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured an interview with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul and an update from Sochi from NBC News' Richard Engel; a joint interview with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH); a discussion with authors of "HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton" Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes;...

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TODD SLAVKIN & DARREN SWIMMER JOIN SYFYS NEW ORIGINAL SERIES DOMINION AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS/CO-SHOWRUNNERS

NEW YORK - February 7, 2014 - Producers and writing partners Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer have signed on to Syfy's new supernatural drama Dominion as Executive Producers and to be co-Showrunners along with Executive Producer Vaun Wilmott, the channel announced today. The series is from Universal Cable Productions and Bold Films, and is slated to premiere on...

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Writers On The Verge

Writers On The Verge is a 12-week program focused on polishing and preparing writers for staff writer positions on television shows. Participants learn how to further refine already prominent television storytelling skills and how to better prepare for staffing meetings. They will also gain a deeper understanding of the primetime television viewer, the business...

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Stand-Up For Diversity

In its ninth consecutive year, NBC is proud to present another groundbreaking year of Stand-Up for Diversity. Through this initiative comedians of diverse backgrounds have the chance to perform for key industry players at NBC Universal and industry-wide.

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NBC Short Cuts

Short Cuts Festival features talent across all genres including COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, and SCI-FI! The Short Cuts Festival is much more than presenting shorts, our goal is to display and celebrate diversity in entertainment. This is the ultimate showcase for aspiring writers, directors, actors, TV creators and filmmakers from all over the country. It provides...

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NBC Universal Directing Fellowship

The intent of this program is to provide skilled directors, particularly talented women and minorities, from all areas (i.e., tv, film, commercials, documentaries) with the experience and tools needed for episodic television directing, comedy or drama. Candidates will be part of a select group whose material will be reviewed by executives, showrunners, and house...

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NBC Universals Inclusive Culture

NBC Universal is committed to attracting and retaining the best and most diverse talent. Doing so provides a secure, powerful and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry.

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NBC NEWS

NBC News is a leading source of global news and information operating for over 75 years. Every week, NBC News provides more than 30 hours of television news programming, including the top-rated "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today," and "Meet the Press" programs. The network's primetime newsmagazines, "Dateline" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams"...

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NBC SPORTS NETWORK

NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in more than 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and the 34th America's Cup, and beginning in 2013, the Premier...

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NBC

NBC Entertainment develops and schedules programming for the network's primetime, late-night, and daytime schedules. NBC's quality programs and balanced lineup have earned the network critical acclaim, numerous awards, and ratings success. The network has earned more Emmy Awards than any network in television history.

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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures creates and distributes theatrical and non-theatrical filmed entertainment. A high quality and diverse product mix is delivered to the growing global marketplace through a variety of internally developed titles, co-productions, local acquisitions, specialty motion pictures, direct-to-video titles, specialty video, classic titles, and consumer...

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Bravo

Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service...

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Boxing great Fernando Vargas keeps it all in the family with new mun2 reality show

Now that Duck Dynasty is imploding by the minute and viewers aren't Keeping Up With the Kardashians as much - season nine of E!'s reality juggernaut recently premiered to its lowest ratings ever - there's certainly room out there for another family to take over small screens....

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Super Bowl Underscores the Big Business of Must-See, Live TV

It is a fact of modern life that the mass has gone out of media, with television ratings reflecting that each of us is building our own little campfire on our phone, tablet and big screen at a time and place of our choosing....

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Ad Bowl Winners RadioShack, Bud, Chrysler

1980s Era Entertainers, Bob Dylan and a Puppy Help Brands Score...

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Time Warner Cable loses standard definition Super Bowl feed

Time Warner Cable subscribers in Los Angeles watching the Super Bowl in standard definition lost a big chunk of the game and halftime show due to technical issues....

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Tab for Sochi Olympics Fells Russian Moguls

Some Had Hoped Winter Games Would Bring Political Capital and Profits...

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Disney Said to Be Close to Settling Dish Ad-Skipping Suit

Walt Disney Co. is close to a programming agreement that would settle litigation over Dish Network Corp.'s ad-skipping technology, according to two people with knowledge of the situation....

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How Facebook changed our lives

In just a decade, the social media juggernaut has transformed the way we interact...

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AMC Networks Completes $1 Billion Acquisition of Liberty Global's Chellomedia

The international channels business reaches more than 390 million homes in 138 countries, giving the parent company of the AMC network a more global presence....

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Aereo Adding Antennas as New York City Service Sells Out

Aereo Inc., the online-television company that's battling broadcasters in the Supreme Court, said its service has hit the limits of its capacity in New York City and is sold out for now....

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Microsoft's Likely CEO Pick a Safe Choice, With Edge

Microsoft Corp.’s directors could have anointed a visionary outsider to shake up a technology giant that has fallen behind. Instead, they have opted for a safe choice....

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS TOPS ABC WORLD NEWS BY NEARLY 1 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS

JANUARY 28, 2014 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued as America's most-watched network evening newscast for the week ending January 24, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. In a week driven by severe weather in the U.S. and Olympics security concerns in Russia, the NBC broadcast drew over 10 million total viewers three out of five nights....

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SSYFYS HIT SERIES HELIX SHATTERS CHANNEL RECORDS IN L7 LEAPING 82% AMONG ADULTS 18-49 AND 74% IN ADULTS 25-54

NEW YORK - January 27, 2014 - Syfy's new hit series Helix continued to set channel DVR records, leaping 82% among Adults 18-49 (1.34 million), 74% in Adults 25-54 (1.55 million) and 64% in total viewers (3.0 million) for the premiere on January 10 - the largest increases ever for a Syfy scripted series in L7 viewing....

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA AND SPAINS RESET TV JOIN FORCES TO OWN, DEVELOP, PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE NEW MUSIC COMPETITION FORMAT AND SERIES FOR 2014-15 SEASON

Miami - January 27, 2014 - During a press conference at the 2014 NATPE Market & Conference today, Telemundo Media and Spain's Reset TV announced plans to jointly own, develop, produce and distribute "El Artista" (Working Title), a new musical competition format and weekend primetime series, set to premiere in the 2014-15 season. The deal includes the co...

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LINDSEY VONN JOINS 'TODAY' & NBC SPORTS

LINDSEY VONN JOINS NBC AS OLYMPIC CORRESPONDENT FOR 'TODAY' AND NBC SPORTS...

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NBC NEWS COVERAGE OF THE 2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS

JANUARY 28, 2014 — When the XXII Olympic Winter Games kick off next week, NBC News will be on the ground in Sochi, Russia to provide comprehensive coverage across all broadcasts and platforms. Brian Williams, Lester Holt, and a team of correspondents will join Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and the "TODAY" family to lead NBC News's reporting on the Games and...

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NBC SET TO AIR THE 66TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS MONDAY, AUG. 25 LIVE FROM THE NOKIA THEATER L.A. LIVE (8-11 P.M. ET / 5-8 P.M. PT)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Jan. 28, 2014 - The 66th Primetime Emmys® are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 live coast-to-coast (8-11 p.m. ET / 5-8 p.m. PT) from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles....

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TODAY IN SOCHI

TODAY Broadcasts Live from Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games with Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Willie Geist, Jenna Bush Hager and Meredith Vieira...

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SYFY DOUBLES UP ON FAN-FAVORITE SERIES HAVEN ORDERING 26 NEW EPISODES

NEW YORK - January 28, 2014 - Syfy has greenlit 26 new episodes of its hit series Haven, which posted growth in both Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 last year. The first 13 episodes of Season 5 are set to premiere this fall with the remaining 13 episodes scheduled to air in 2015....

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TELEMUNDO STUDIOS KICKS OFF THE PRODUCTION OF ITS NEW PRIMETIME TELENOVELA, REINA DE CORAZONES

MIAMI – January 28, 2014 - Telemundo Studios announced today the kick-off of its new original production "Reina de Corazones," starring Paola Níºí±ez, Eugenio Siller, Juan Soler and Catherine Siachoque. Set in Sin City - Las Vegas - "Reina de Corazones" is a story of a love that must overcome the barrier of memory, where the glamorous nightlife and casinos...

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MSNBC NEW DAYTIME SCHEDULE LAUNCHES FEB. 24

NEW YORK - January 27, 2014 - MSNBC's new daytime programming schedule will debut on Monday, February 24. The announcement was made today by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC....

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NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS NAMES LARRY OLEVITCH PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF NBC 6 SOUTH FLORIDA / WTVJ

NEW YORK - January 27, 2014 - The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today named local broadcast television veteran Larry Olevitch President and General Manager of NBC 6 South Florida / WTVJ. Olevitch will report to Valari Staab, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations President, and start his new position immediately....

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OXYGEN MEDIA GREENLIGHTS SEASON TWO OF PREACHERS OF L.A.

NEW YORK - January 27, 2014 - Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) returns to the pulpit with the pick-up of a second season of the authentic docu-series ”Preachers of L.A.” (http://preachers-of-la.oxygen.com/) to air Fall 2014. Returning with Bishop Noel Jones (http://preachers-of-la.oxygen.com/blogs/meet-the-cast-bishop-noel-jones#fbid=7Xp_zjqLEhe),...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014

JANUARY 26, 2014 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured interviews with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL); discussions with Michael Chertoff, former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary & Chairman of The Chertoff Group and Jesselyn Radack, National Security & Human Rights Director of the Government Accountability Project; and a political...

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GIULIANA RANCIC HOSTS ALL-NEW E! INTERVIEW SERIES BEYOND CANDID WITH GIULIANA

LOS ANGELES – January 24, 2014 - Building on her long history of revealing interviews with some of Hollywood's biggest names, Giuliana Rancic is taking her signature candid and relatable sit-down celebrity profiles to the next level with the new series of specials, "Beyond Candid with Giuliana."  The franchise debuts with three all-new one-hour sit down...

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BRIAN WILLIAMS TO ANCHOR NBC NEWS COVERAGE OF PRESIDENT OBAMAS STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS AND THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE

JANUARY 24, 2014 — On Tuesday, January 28, NBC News will provide complete coverage and analysis of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to Congress and the Republican response from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) on-air and online. The broadcast will begin at 9:00pm ET (6:00pm PT) across the NBC television network and will stream live on...

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NBCS THE BIGGEST LOSER LAUNCHES GOOGLE HANGOUT SERIES AND PINTEREST PARTNERSHIP GIVING FANS EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT AND EXPERT ADVICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - January 7, 2014 - NBC and Shine America are launching two unique partnerships with Pinterest and Google+ to promote "The Biggest Loser" (Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET) with exclusive digital content and expert advice based in fitness, food and lifestyle beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, January 8 and continuing through the series' live season finale...

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NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS NAME MIKE CHICO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF TELEMUNDO SALES

NEW YORK - January 7, 2014 - NBCUniversal Owned Stations today announced that Mike Chico has been named Senior Vice President of Telemundo Sales for the Telemundo Station Group division.  Most recently Chico was the Senior Vice President of National Sales for Clear Channel Outdoor....

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NEW YORK - January 7, 2014 - Bravo Media announces new hires Rachel Smith as Vice President, Current Production and Joseph Ferraro as Vice President, Development....

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NEW YORK - December 17, 2013 - Bravo Media continues to flip the cameras on TV viewers with a full series order of "The People's Couch," scheduled to premiere in March 2014.  The 12-episode pickup is a result of Bravo's successful three-episode run in October 2013.  Based on the hit UK show "Gogglebox," the series is part of an international phenomenon with new...

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NEW YORK - December 17, 2013 - Oxygen’s (http://homepage.oxygen.com/) fan-favorite original series "Bad Girls Club” (http://bad-girls-club.oxygen.com) will take on the Windy City of Chicago on Tuesday nights beginning Spring 2014.  The twelfth season is full of unexpected drama as the seven alpha females take on Chi-Town and for the first time ever,...

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CABLE, SATELLITE & TELCO CUSTOMERS CAN VERIFY SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW TO ACCESS MORE THAN 1,000 HOURS OF SOCHI OLYMPICS LIVE STREAMING CONTENT

NEW YORK, NY - December 16, 2013 - The nation's 100+ million cable, satellite and telco customers will be able to access more than 1,000 hours of live streaming content of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia this February - more than double the hours of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. At no additional charge, multi-channel customers can verify their video...

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA SIGNS DEAL WITH DRAMAFEVER TO LICENSE ORIGINAL SPANISH-LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING

LOS ANGELES AND MIAMI – December 16, 2013 -Telemundo Media, a leading producer of Spanish-language primetime content for audiences in the U.S. and around the world, announced a digital licensing deal with DramaFever, the online video service that curates premium television shows and movies from 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout Asia, Europe and the...

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DECEMBER 15, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured an exclusive joint interview with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA); an interview with Fmr. Director of the NSA and CIA General Michael Hayden; an interview with Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker; and a political roundtable with Washington Post's Kathleen Parker, Fmr. Democratic...

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NBC BAY AREA AND THE NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD GRANTS TO THREE LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

SAN JOSE, CA - (December 10, 2013) - NBC Bay Area, in partnership with The NBCUniversal Foundation, today announced $100,000 in grants for three local non-profit organizations. In its second year, the 21st Century Solutions grant program recognizes and supports innovative, high-impact initiatives in the areas of Civic Engagement, Education, Environment, Jobs and...

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BEAR FISHER NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING AND BRAND STRATEGY FOR NBCUNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION AND NBCUNIVERSAL TELEVISION & NEW MEDIA DISTRIBUTION

NEW YORK – December 10, 2013 – Bear Fisher has joined the NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution and NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution divisions as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Brand Strategy, it was announced today by Frances Manfredi, President, NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution, U.S. & Canada...

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS DELIVERS BEST ADVANTAGE OVER ABC WORLD NEWS IN OVER A YEAR TOPPING BY NEARLY 1.6 MILLION VIEWERS

DECEMBER 10, 2013 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," America's most-watched network evening newscast, drew record viewer advantages over "ABC World News" during the week ending December 10, 2013, according to Nielsen Media Research data....

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THE NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AND NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS AWARD GRANTS TO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS NATIONWIDE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

The Second Annual 21st Century Solutions Grant Program Rewards 30 Local Non-Profits in 10 Markets...

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NEW YORK - December 9, 2013 - USA Network will premiere a dynamic Thursday night line-up this March featuring the mid-season premiere of the critically-acclaimed series SUITS on Thursday, March 6 at 9/8c, followed by the series premiere of new half-hour comedy SIRENS at 10/9c.  The highly anticipated eighth season of PSYCH returns on Wednesday, January 8 at 9/8c...

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NBC NEWS SPECIAL COVERAGE OF MEMORIAL EVENTS HONORING NELSON MANDELA

DECEMBER 9, 2013 — As memorial events honoring Nelson Mandela take place across South Africa this week, NBC News will continue to provide special coverage of the life and legacy of the man who has been called a towering figure in world history....

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BRAVO MEDIA WELCOMES SUPERSTAR COMIC KATHY GRIFFIN BACK FOR RECORD-SETTING SPECIAL, KATHY GRIFFIN RECORD BREAKER, ON WEDNESDAY, DEC 18 AT 8PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - December 9, 2013 - Bravo Media and two-time Emmy award winning and six-time Grammy nominated comedian, Kathy Griffin, are making history as Guinness World Records awards Griffin with "Most Stand-Up Specials by a Comedian" for her latest original special, "Kathy Griffin: Record Breaker," airing Wednesday, December 18 at 8:00pm ET/PT. Before a sold-out...

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DECEMBER 8, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured a discussion about the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela with NBC News Special Correspondents Tom Brokaw and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Former Managing Editor of TIME & Author of “Mandela’s Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love and Courage” Richard Stengel, and Pr...

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LOS ANGELES - December 5, 2013 - In a world where our culture is obsessed with youth and beauty, some people revert to plastic surgery to achieve a certain look and turn back the hands of time.  With weekly magazine covers catering to a public thirsty for perfection, some can take that quest to the extreme and the results of too much plastic surgery can be...

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NEW YORK - December 4, 2013 - The ultimate celestial battle between good and evil will descend to Earth in 2014 as Syfy officially greenlights the scripted drama Dominion (working title) to series, it was announced today by Syfy President, Dave Howe. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and BOLD Films, and filmed in Cape Town, South Africa....

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MIAMI – December 5, 2013 – Deportes Telemundo announced the hiring of Honduran presenter Ana Jurka as reporter and co-host for a number of network properties, including current events segments featured on "Fíºtbol Estelar" and "Barclays Premier League" on Telemundo, mun2 and the deportestelemundo.com (http://www.deportestelemundo.com/) digital platform....

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NEW YORK – December 5, 2013 – This morning on “TODAY,” NBC News’ Special Anchor Maria Shriver announced #DoingItAll, a social media initiative that asks viewers to join the conversation by sharing how they do it all and what that means to them. Comments and suggestions from #DoingItAll will be incorporated into Shriver's upcoming...

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NEW YORK – December 5, 2013 – In a TODAY exclusive, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talks to Matt Lauer in his first sit-down interview since his company went public.  Costolo told Lauer that his goal is to get Melissa McCarthy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on Twitter.  The interview will air tomorrow, Friday, December 6 on NBC’s TODAY....

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MIAMI – December 4, 2013 – Claudia Foghini, an industry veteran in television production and operations, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Production Strategy, Telemundo Studios.  She will continue to be based in Miami and will report to Joshua Mintz, Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming and General Manager, Telemundo Studios....

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NEW YORK - December 4, 2013 - Sunday night's episode of Bravo Media's “Watch What Happens Live,” hosted by Andy Cohen with guests Cynthia Bailey of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and Sandra Bernhard, earned over 1.5 million total viewers, up 13 percent from the last new episode (11/17/13), and almost 750,000 A18- 49, according to Nielsen. This marked...

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS TOPS ABC WORLD NEWS BY OVER 1 MILLION VIEWERS FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

DECEMBER 4, 2013 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued as America's most-watched network evening newscast in both total viewers and adults 25-54 for the week ending November 29, 2013, according to Nielsen Media Research data....

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NBC SPORTS DIGITAL EXPERIENCES BEST MONTH EVER WITH 129.8 MILLION VISITS IN OCTOBER

STAMFORD, Conn. - December 2, 2013 - NBC Sports Digital experienced its best month ever for the second consecutive month in visits with 129.8 million in October, according to data released by Adobe Reports & Analytics. Contributing to the overall success, NBCSports.com notched its best month ever in uniques (22.1 million) and visits (57.0 million). Other...

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WASHINGTON DC - December 3, 2013 - The "Hardball College Tour" is back from American University on Thursday, December 5 with an exclusive sitdown between MSNBC's Chris Matthews and President Obama. The interview will air Thursday evening at 7 p.m. ET on "Hardball." Matthews, who will be joined by American University students, will discuss a variety of topics with...

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LEONA LEWIS, AUDRA MCDONALD, ASHANTI AND LAUREN ALAINA ADDED TO NBCS CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER SPECIAL AIRING DEC. 4 (8-9 P.M. ET)

NEW YORK - December 2, 2013 - NBC will celebrate the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree with a live broadcast from Rockefeller Center® in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8-9 p.m. ET). The star-studded holiday special is hosted by "Today" anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales, and will feature performances from Mary J...

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NBCUNIVERSAL APPOINTS RAQUEL ROCKY EGUSQUIZA TO VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, HISPANIC ENTERPRISES & CONTENT

NEW YORK- December 2, 2013 - NBCUniversal today announced the appointment of Raquel "Rocky" Egusquiza to Vice President, Community Affairs, Hispanic Enterprises & Content at NBCUniversal effective December 9. Egusquiza will report to Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises & Content, NBCUniversal and will be based in New York....

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DAN PATRICK, REBECCA LOWE AND LESTER HOLT TO HOST NBC OLYMPICS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS GROUP NAMES JEFF BEHNKE VP OF NASCAR PRODUCTION

STAMFORD, Conn. - December 2, 2013 - NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with Emmy Award-winning sports television producer and executive, Jeff Behnke, who joins NBC and NBCSN in January as Vice President of NASCAR Production.  Operating out of Charlotte, N.C., Behnke will serve as the day-to-day leader in all areas, marking the first time that the head of a...

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DECEMBER 1, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured an interview with Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan; a discussion with Chair of the Intelligence Committee Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Member of the Budget Committee Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); a discussion with Washington Post's Ezra Klein and Fmr. Healthcare Adviser to President...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 27, 2013 - Coach Blake Shelton, Xenia and multi-platinum artist Kelly Clarkson will perform on the Tuesday, Dec. 3 telecast of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice"...

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NEW YORK - November 26, 2013 - MSNBC dominated CNN in November ranking #2 in key dayparts including the morning, primetime and total day, according to data from Nielsen....

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS TOPS ABC WORLD NEWS BY OVER 1 MILLION VIEWERS FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK

NOVEMBER 26, 2013 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued as America's most-watched network evening newscast in both total viewers and adults 25-54 for the week ending November 22, 2013, according to Nielsen Media Research data. For the third consecutive week, Nightly topped ABC by over a million total viewers....

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RYAN TEDDER JOINS THE VOICE AS IN-HOUSE PRODUCER AND SONGWRITER

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Nov. 26, 2013 - Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic has been tapped by NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" as the show's first-ever in-house producer and songwriter....

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NBC WINS THE NOVEMBER SWEEP IN 18-49

NBC Wins Two Consecutive November Sweeps for the First Time in 10 Years, Since 2002 and 2003...

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THE MAKING OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! PREMIERES ON NBC WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 8p/7C

NEW YORK, NY - November 25, 2013 - "The Making of The Sound of Music Live!" premieres on NBC Wednesday, November 27 at 8pm.  The special, produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, provides an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the three month countdown to "The Sound of Music Live!," a three-hour live event, premiering on Thursday, December 5 at 8/7C....

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CEELO GREEN, ELLIE GOULDING AND ROBIN THICKE TO PERFORM ON THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Nov. 22, 2013 - Coach CeeLo Green and British pop star Ellie Goulding will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. 26 (9 p.m. ET/PT) live telecast of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice." Musical sensation Robin Thicke will appear on the Monday, Nov. 25 (8 p.m.) episode....

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OXYGEN MEDIA RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A NIGHT OF INK

NEW YORK - November 21, 2013- Celebrate the New Year with Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/)'s  new series, "Tattoos After Dark," on Wednesday, January 1 at 11PM ET/PT. From the producers of "Jersey Shore," the half-hour series will uncover the wild and over-the-top antics that take place after hours at two popular Los Angeles tattoo shops: House of Ink, in the...

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USA NETWORK EXPANDS NFL CHARACTERS UNITE PROGRAM, PRESENTED BY GMC, WITH STAR PLAYERS HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE TACKLE HATE, BULLYING AND DISCRIMINATION

NEW YORK - November 21, 2013 - USA Network and the National Football League are expanding their annual collaboration on NFL CHARACTERS UNITE to include a new, weekly on-air vignette and webisode series on charactersunite.com (http://www.charactersunite.com/) launching on Monday, December 2. The initiative will culminate with the third annual NFL CHARACTERS UNITE...

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BOB COSTAS TO HOST BOTH PRIMETIME & LATE NIGHT FOR NBCS SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS COVERAGE

STAMFORD - November 20, 2013 — NBC Olympics announced today that Bob Costas will serve as host for NBC's primetime and late night coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games....

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NBCS FESTIVE CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER SPECIAL BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 (8-9 P.M. ET)

NEW YORK - November 19, 2013 - NBC will celebrate the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree with a live broadcast from Rockefeller Center in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8-9 p.m. ET). The star-studded holiday special is hosted by "Today" anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales, and will feature performances from Mary J...

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NBCSN PRESENTS MLS CUP PLAYOFF EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP BETWEEN SPORTING KC & HOUSTON DYNAMO SATURDAY AT 730 P.M. ET

STAMFORD, Conn. - November 19, 2013 - NBCSN presents the second leg of the 2013 Major League Soccer Eastern Conference Championship between the Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (series tied 0-0). The team that scores the most goals on Saturday advances to MLS Cup to play either Real Salt Lake or Portland Timbers....

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mun2 LOVES JENNI NETWORK REMEMBERS ITS STAR JENNI RIVERA WITH WE LOVE JENNI TRIBUTE PROGRAMMING BLOCKS IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -  November 19, 2013 – mun2, the leading Hispanic entertainment cable network for Hispanic millennials, will remember its star Jenni Rivera within special tribute programming blocks beginning Thanksgiving night and running through the end of the year. The cable network home to the Latin music superstar, mun2 produced over 70 hours of...

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CHIEFS-BRONCOS ON NBCS SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL IS MOST-WATCHED NOVEMBER PRIMETIME GAME IN 17 YEARS

Most-Watched Primetime Game This Season With 26.9 Million Viewers...

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NBCS FESTIVE CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER SPECIAL BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER ON WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 (8-9 P.M. ET)

NEW YORK - November 19, 2013 - NBC will celebrate the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree with a live broadcast from Rockefeller Center in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 4 (8-9 p.m. ET). The star-studded holiday special is hosted by "Today" anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales, and will feature performances from Mary J...

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NEW YORK - November 19, 2013 - Syfy's smash hit and acclaimed unscripted series, Face Off, is back for a bold and extreme sixth season Tuesday, January 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Fifteen up-and-coming special effects make-up artists are introduced, all eager for the opportunity to achieve success in the competitive special effects makeup field.  And in a Face Off first,...

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BRAVO MEDIA DELIVERS RECORD-BREAKING SUNDAY NIGHT

NEW YORK - November 19, 2013 - Bravo Media earned a record-breaking night this past Sunday, powered by "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," which made Bravo the #1 cable network in the 8pm hour among A18-49 and attracted nearly 3.7 million total viewers - making it the highest-rated episode of the season among all key demos, according to Nielsen. "Watch What Happens...

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NBC NIGHTLY NEWS TOPS ABC BY OVER 1.1 MILLION VIEWERS, CBS BY OVER 2.2 MILLION

NOVEMBER 19, 2013 - "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continued as America's most-watched network evening newscast in both total viewers and adults 25-54 for the week ending November 15, 2013, according to Nielsen Media Research data....

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NEW YORK - November 19, 2013 - Bravo Media announced today a first of its kind partnership with Kitchit, an online destination for incredible food experiences, to bring a taste of "Top Chef" to fans around the country just in time for the holiday season. Through Kitchit, "Top Chef" fans can hire a chef to create a perfect dinner party, schedule a private cooking...

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NEW YORK - November 18, 2013 – - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who recently admitted to smoking crack cocaine, talked to Matt Lauer in his first in-depth sit-down interview since his ongoing drug scandal.  The interview will air tomorrow, November 19 on NBC's TODAY. Ford's new reality television show, "Ford Nation" debuts tonight in Canada.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - (November 18, 2013) - To serve the millions of passionate sports fans throughout the region, NBC10 Philadelphia and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia today announced a new and expansive news programming alliance that will deliver an unprecedented level of sports coverage within more than 700 NBC10 newscasts throughout the year. Beginning in January,...

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E! News Exclusive Lamar Odom Training Hard for Clippers Comeback, Tells Fans Khlo and I Are Fine

With Khloí© Kardashian Odom on the opposite side of the world for work, Lamar jetted across the country to Rhode Island and we’re told he’s training intensively to get himself ready for his imminent return to the L.A. Clippers....

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Merseyside Derby Features Second-place Liverpool Facing USMNT Goalkeeper Tim Howard & Everton Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN & mun2...

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ESQUIRE NETWORK TOASTS 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROHIBITIONS REPEAL WITH BEST BARS IN AMERICA SPECIAL, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT 9P E/P

LOS ANGELES - November 18, 2013 - Prohibition. When the outlawing of alcohol gave rise to mixed-gender speakeasies, roaring 20's jazz clubs and distilled spirits. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, but it at all came to an end when lawmakers passed the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on December 5, 1933. Now, Esquire Network toasts the...

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ALEX OVECHKIN AND WASHINGTON CAPITALS HOST SIDNEY CROSBY AND PITTSBURGH PENGUINS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY

NHL Rivals Features Penguins-Capitals Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN...

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE NHL

"NHL REVEALED: A SEASON LIKE NO OTHER" TO OFFER THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK EVER AT THE LEAGUE'S TOP STARS...

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'Tonight' Generates its Biggest 18-49 Viewership in Six Weeks and Fallon and Daly Deliver Their Top 18-49 Audiences in 14 Months...

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E! News Exclusive Jonas Brothers Perform in Mexico Without Kevin Jonas After Band Breaks UpAll the Details

The Jonas Brothers  (http://www.eonline.com/news/jonas_brothers)officially disbanded in October, but the pop supergroup reunited on stage one last time during the Telehit Awards Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Only two of the three members showed up for the performance in Mexico City, however: Joe Jonas (http://www.eonline.com/news/joe_jonas), 24, and Nick Jonas ...

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NBC TO CO-PRODUCE 12 EPISODES OF COMEDY WORKING THE ENGELS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Nov. 14, 2013 - NBC has entered a deal to co-produce 12 episodes of the half-hour singlecam comedy "Working the Engels" from producers Halfire-CORE Entertainment in partnership with Shaw Media....

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E! News Exclusive Chris Brown Out of Rehab, Continuing Treatment as Outpatient

Chris Brown (http://www.eonline.com/news/chris_brown) has left rehab....

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Blackhawks-Penguins from Soldier Field Moves to NBC in Primetime...

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NEW YORK – November 13, 2013 – Bravo Media announced today that the Clubhouse will be open for business for the next two years with host Andy Cohen at the helm of the buzziest, most interactive and only live talk show in late night, “Watch What Happens Live.”  Additionally, Cohen also inked a first-look, multi-year development deal with the...

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NBCUNIVERSAL CABLE ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES FULL OWNERSHIP OF SPROUT

NEW YORK - November 13, 2013 - The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group today announced that it has increased its stake to full ownership of Sprout, the first 24-hour preschool network, following a buyout of its remaining partners at PBS and HIT Television Ventures, a company controlled by Apax Funds.  Launched in 2005 as a joint venture among Comcast, PBS,...

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NBC TO AIR COVERAGE OF 2013 GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE SUNDAY AT 430 P.M. ET

Reigning U.S. Champion Ashley Wagner to Compete...

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MSNBC PRESENTS NEW SERIES, SLAVE HUNTER FREEING VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREMIERING DECEMBER 1ST AT 10PM ET

Beginning on Sunday, December 1st at 10 pm ET, MSNBC launches a new series, "Slave Hunter: Freeing Victims of Human Trafficking," which reveals, in captivating detail, what happens behind closed doors in the sex trafficking underworld.   The series highlights the groundbreaking work of human rights advocate, Aaron Cohen and his partner, former Las Vegas vice...

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NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS NAME MANUEL MARTINEZ PRESIDENT, TELEMUNDO STATIONS

NEW YORK - November 14, 2013 - The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations today announced that Manuel Martinez has been named President, Telemundo Stations.  Martinez has nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry with extensive knowledge of station management, sales and programming.  Since 2012 he has been President and General Manager of NBC 6 South...

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mun2 GOES TO THE MOVIES MOVIE CRASHERS PREMIERES ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd AT 5PM EST/PST

LOS ANGELES - November 13th, 2013 – mun2 premieres its movie review & preview series "Movie Crashers" timed for the holiday blockbuster season on Saturday, November 23rd at 5 p.m. EST/ PST.   The 30-minute series will offer movie fanatics the vital coverage they crave with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to upcoming movies, fun facts, intriguing trivia...

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NBC NEWS ANN CURRY TO REPORT ON THE RISE IN WOMEN HOLDING POWERFUL POSITIONS WITHIN THE CIA

New York - November 13, 2013 - NBC News' national and international correspondent and anchor at large, Ann Curry, was granted rare access inside the CIA to report on a transformation – the growing number of women who hold powerful positions within the world's leading spy agency. Airing on "TODAY," "NBC Nightly News," "Andrea Mitchell Reports," NBCNews.com and...

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LARRY KUDLOW: We’re honored to be joined now by former Vice President Dick Cheney.  He’s out with a new book, as you know, it’s called Heart:  An American Medical Odyssey.  It’s the incredible story of a patient, a doctor, and 35 years of medical innovation and heart disease.  Mr. Vice President, as always, sir, welcome back to The Kudlow...

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BREAKING NEWS FROM CNBCS MARY THOMPSON GOLDMAN SACHS TO NAME NEW CLASS OF MANAGING DIRECTORS TODAY SOURCE

MARY THOMPSON: ACCORDING TO A PERSON FAMILIAR WITH THE SITUATION, GOLDMAN IS GOING TO BE NAMING THEIR LATEST CLASS OF MANAGING DIRECTORS AT NOON TODAY. NOW ACCORDING TO THE SOURCE, THE NEW CLASS WILL BE SLIGHTLY LARGER THAN LAST YEAR'S CLASS WITH 266 MANAGING DIRECTORS. WHICH AGAIN, FOR THOSE NOT FAMILIAR WITH IT, IS PRETTY MUCH EQUIVALENT TO A VICE PRESIDENT LEVEL...

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SUNDAYS MANCHESTER UNITED-ARSENAL MATCH ON NBCSN RANKS AS 3RD MOST-WATCHED PREMIER LEAGUE GAME ON CABLE IN U.S. HISTORY

NBCSN Telecasts This Fall Account for 2 of the 3 Most-Watched Premier League Matches on Cable All-Time...

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MSNBC LAUNCHES NEW APP AS PART OF NBCUNIVERSALS TV EVERYWHERE INITIATIVE

NEW YORK, NY - November 12, 2013 - Today, MSNBC reveals the launch of the new MSNBC App for iPhone, iPad and iTouch as part of NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere cross-portfolio rollout. The free, first generation app features a customizable user experience with live streaming, clips of select MSNBC programming, and additional show content. This launch marks an important...

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Los Angeles, November 13, 2013 -  Kris, Bruce, Kourtney, Kim, Khloí©, Rob, Kendall, Kylie and Scott don complementary black and white pajamas and settle in for a cozy night together, in which they share their favorite moments from holidays past, get rowdy during a white elephant gift exchange, and reveal the 2013 Kardashian family Christmas card when "Keeping Up...

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WASHINGTON, DC– Nov. 12, 2013– A new NBC News poll reveals that in a hypothetical 2016 general election match up, 44 percent of all adults would support Hillary Clinton, while 34 percent would support Chris Christie. The rest of respondents either preferred another candidate, said they would not vote, or were undecided....

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NEW YORK - November 11, 2013 - Bravo Media announced today a new, first-of-its-kind partnership with music streaming service Spotify.  In celebration of Bravo's November premieres, the network has joined forces with Spotify to build evolving playlists for several of its shows including "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," ...

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NOVEMBER 11, 2013 - NBC News has named Julian March Senior Vice President of Editorial and Innovation, it was announced today by Deborah Turness, President of the division. March, currently Director of Online for ITV in the UK, will move to New York in early 2014 when he officially begins his new role....

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 11, 2013 - "Meet the Press with David Gregory" is offering viewers a rare opportunity to see inside the story of JFK's rise to the presidency in a new half-hour special entitled, “MTP Remembers: JFK — The Presidential Campaign.” Released in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of JFK's death, the special will air...

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PHILADELPHIA – November 11, 2013 - Sprout®, the first 24-hour preschool network, today introduced "Dial Darryl," a new recurring segment on The Sunny Side Up Show, created specifically for Sprout Host Hunt winner Darryl Williams.  Dial Darryl will highlight different ways preschoolers and their families communicate and interact with loved ones in this...

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NOVEMBER 10, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured an exclusive interview with Secretary of State John Kerry; interviews with Republican Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie and Senator Bob Corker (R-TN); a political roundtable featuring Host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Joe Scarborough, Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Senior Political Analyst...

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MOSCOW - November 9, 2013 - In front of a worldwide audience of approximately 1 billion viewers, Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler was crowned Miss Universe 2013 from Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. The 62nd Annual MISS UNIVERSE® Competition was broadcast on NBC with a Spanish simulcast on Telemundo....

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New York - November 8, 2013 – - Matt Lauer will sit down with Sarah Palin for a live in-studio interview Monday, November 11 on NBC's TODAY.  The former Republican vice presidential candidate will discuss the current political landscape and what her future holds.  She will also talk about her new book, “Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 8, 2013 - NBC's "The Voice" and Twitter are combining forces to give viewers and fans of the Emmy Award-winning reality competition show a chance to instantly save their favorite artists from elimination....

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MIAMI - November 8, 2013 – The Barclays Premier League is on Telemundo this Sunday, November 10 at 11AM ET/10C/8P as Arsenal looks to make an early statement against Manchester United.  The Gunners visit Old Trafford with a chance to distance themselves in the standings with an 11-point lead over the defending champions, who feature Mexico's Javier Hernandez...

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NEW YORK, NY-November 8, 2013 - Announced this morning on NBC's TODAY, NBCUniversal inked an exclusive multi-platform partnership with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, to televise the inaugural commercial space flight of SpaceShipTwo. Next year, Sir Richard and his adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first...

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NEW YORK - November 7, 2013 - The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations today announced that Mike St. Peter has been named Senior Vice-President and General Manager of NECN.  A broadcast industry veteran, St. Peter brings more than 25 years of local television experience to his new role, most recently as Vice President of News for NBC Connecticut / WVIT, a...

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NOVEMBER 7, 2013 -More viewers tuned into "Meet the Press" on Nov. 3, 2013 than any other Sunday public affairs program, according to Nielsen Media Research data. The NBC broadcast drew 2.816 million viewers, topping Face the Nation's legacy half-hour and full hour, as well as This Week. "Meet the Press" was the only broadcast network to post gains week over week....

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NOVEMBER 7, 2013 — NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd will sit down with President Barack Obama in the White House this afternoon for an exclusive interview about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the launch of healthcare.gov, and the administration's plans going forward....

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NEW YORK - November 7, 2013 - Iconic magicians Penn and Teller go inside the provocative and imaginative world of body painting art - set amidst the fast-paced glitter of life on the Las Vegas Strip - in Syfy's new reality series Naked Vegas....

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WHAT: Castingsfor the second season of Telemundo's musical competition "La Voz Kids" continue in San Antonio, New York, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Nov. 7, 2013 - Summer hit series "Hollywood Game Night" will return to NBC for a special holiday episode on Monday, Dec. 2 (10 p.m. ET/PT), following a two-hour episode of "The Voice."...

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Stamford, Conn. - November 7, 2013 - Since the Premier League season began on August 17, there have been 100 matches played. This past weekend's Arsenal-Liverpool match on NBC was the most-watched game of the season with an average of 991,000 viewers....

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NEW YORK, NY — November 7, 2013 — NBC News marks the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of JFK with an extensive week of programming that culminates in a two-hour documentary "Where Were You: The Day JFK Died," reported by Tom Brokaw.  Premiering on Friday, November 22 at 9p, the documentary, nine months in the making, combines personal reflections...

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NEW YORK - November 7, 2013 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and deliver substantial ratings growth. Season-to-date, TODAY has posted the largest year-to-year growth of the morning programs in the key demo A25-54.  Over the first six weeks of the season, TODAY has closed the demo gap with GMA by 72% (136k) year-to-year.  For the week of October 28 -...

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Los Angeles, November 7, 2013 - On Sunday night, season eight of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DORewQN1Fw0) draws to a close as the Kardashian/Jenner clan looks towards the future, following a year of tremendous changes within the family.  In an attempt to escape what she characterizes as “her mom's overbearing ways," Kylie...

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NEW YORK, NY - November 7, 2013 - NBCUniversal has named Matt Schnaars, Senior Vice President, TV Networks Distribution, NBCUniversal. Reporting to Mac Budill, President of TV Networks Distribution, NBCUniversal, Schnaars will oversee the distribution of NBCUniversal's broadcast and television content - including linear networks, Regional Sports Networks, Video On...

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NEW YORK – November 5, 2013 - NBCUniversal, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced today the launch of "Next Steps for Vets (http://veterans.nbcnews.com/)," a web portal that features tools and resources to help veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses with employment and education opportunities. The portal,...

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NEW YORK - Nov. 4, 2013 - The nation's most beloved spectacle, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, returns for the 87th year of magic on Thursday, Nov. 28 (9 a.m.-noon) throughout the country on NBC....

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STAMFORD, Conn. - November 4, 2013 - NBC Olympics will again utilize fully-distributed NBCUniversal cable channels CNBC, MSNBC, and USA Network to serve as Olympic platforms when they combine to televise 124 hours of live coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games this February from Sochi, Russia....

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NOVEMBER 3, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press" featured exclusive interviews with Fmr. Republican Presidential Nominee & Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and current Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick; an update on the LAX shooting from NBC News' Pete Williams; and a political roundtable featuring Founder & Editor of The Weekly Standard Bill...

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PROGRAM NOTE: Monday, November 4, on NBC's "TODAY," Savannah Guthrie will sit down with best-selling authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann live in Studio 1A for their first interview previewing their highly anticipated new book, "Double Down: Game Change 2012."...

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Pauly D (http://www.eonline.com/news/pauly_d) is trying to be the best father possible for his daughter, Amabella, the baby girl he unknowingly fathered with Amanda Markert in the fall of 2012, a source tells E! News exclusively....

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New York - October 31, 2013 - Five time Grammy Award winner Lady Gaga makes her first appearance as host and third appearance as musical guest on November 16. Her highly anticipated new album, "ARTPOP," will be released on November 11 and features the chart topping songs “Applause” and “Do What U Want” ft. R. Kelly....

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NEW YORK - October 31, 2013 - The stars of the new movie "Last Vegas," will guest co-host NBC's TODAY, Friday, November 1.  Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline will share hosting duties with Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales during the 8 a.m. hour.   The Oscar-winning actors will participate in show segments and...

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NEW YORK - October 31, 2013 - NBC News Digital's TODAY.com has been honored with the 2013 EPPY Award for Best Redesign/Relaunch. TODAY.com won the award in the website category for 1 million unique monthly visitors and over....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. ­- October 31, 2013 - NBC has ordered 13 episodes of a new singlecam comedy from multiple Emmy Award winners Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Ellie Kemper is set to star....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – October 31, 2013 – The Barclays Premier League continues on mun2, presented by Deportes Telemundo, with a can't-miss doubleheader live, coast-to-coast this Saturday, November 2 starting at 10:55 a.m. EST/7:55 a.m. PST. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will attempt to duplicate his clutch performances during the past week as...

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MIAMI, October 29, 2013 - For the 12th year in a row, Telemundo presents the exclusive Spanish-language broadcast of the world's top beauty pageant, "Miss Universe 2013," direct from Moscow, Russia on Saturday, November 9 at 8pm/7c.  Rashel Dí­az and Guad Venegas will host the glamorous event from Moscow's Crocus City Hall as viewers around the world look forward...

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NEW YORK – October 28, 2013 – NBC’s TODAY celebrates 100 days until the start of competition of the upcoming XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi.  TODAY will transform Rockefeller Plaza into "TODAY's Olympic Training Center" tomorrow, Tuesday, October 29....

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NEW YORK – October 28, 2013 - With the holiday season approaching, USA Network is teaming up with Feeding America® rallying USA fans across the country to help put food on the table this holiday season for less fortunate families across America. Kicking off Monday, October 28 in conjunction with USA's Modern Family Fan Appreciation Day live table read with...

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NEW YORK - October 28, 2013 - NBC today announced that it will air a one-hour primetime special, "Why We (heart) Vampires" on Friday, November 1st at 8pm ET.  Hosted by NBCUniversal News Group's Tamron Hall, "Why We (heart) Vampires" is a collection of fun, comedic interviews accompanied by entertaining clips from our favorite vampire moments.  The special will air...

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NEW YORK – October 28, 2013 – NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution has sold "The Meredith Vieira Show" in more than 60% of the U.S. for its debut in national broadcast syndication next Fall 2014, it was announced today by Ed Swindler, President, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations....

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NEW YORK - October 24, 2013 - NBC's TODAY continues to gain momentum and deliver substantial ratings growth. For the sixth consecutive week, TODAY has posted the largest year-to-year growth of the morning programs in the key demo A25-54.  For the week of October 14-18, TODAY posted its smallest demo gap with GMA, since the week of July 8.  GMA declined in A25-54...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 23, 2013 - NBC has acquired the "American Comedy Awards," which will be telecast in May 2014 and produced by Don Mischer Productions.  Emmy Award winner Don Mischer, Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare will serve as executive producers....

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OCTOBER 25, 2013 — One year after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across hundreds of miles of the northeastern United States, the platforms of NBC News will dedicate special coverage to the ongoing relief efforts and the personal stories of recovery for the families, neighborhoods, and businesses who were forever changed....

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Miami - October 18, 2013- Deporte Telemundo's "Boxeo Telemundo" capped off the 2012-13 season as the number one boxing program in Spanish-language TV averaging 325,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen. Compared to its prior season, "Boxeo Telemundo" maintained an average of 163,000 adults 18-49, while Unimas' "Solo Boxeo" and Azteca America's "Boxeo Azteca"...

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFF, N.J. – October 17, 2013 - There are more reasons than ever for investors to seek long-term financial advice. From trying to figure out the impact of Washington gridlock on a portfolio to understanding how to make the right choices in a 401(k), (http://www.cnbc.com/id/101091839) navigating the multitude of investment options and strategies...

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New Collaboration Between Media and Technology Leaders Enables Xfinity TV Users to Tune In or Record TV Shows Instantly On Twitter Via "See It" Feature...

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NBC's Season Lead Stands at 24%, Biggest Margin Three Weeks into the Season for Any Net in 12 Years...

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NEW YORK - October 16, 2013 - The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today announced that Annie Peters has been named Vice President of Sales for NECN. Peters has been serving as National Sales Manager for NECN since 2006 and has filled the same role for sister station Comcast SportsNet New England since 2010. A broadcast sales veteran with over...

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NEW YORK - October 16, 2013 - Continuing with an aggressive slate of new and returning series, Bravo Media promoted Christy Dees to Vice President, Development. In her new role, Dees will develop new original series for the network while continuing to focus on the innovative concepts, memorable characters and high quality programming that defines the Bravo brand as...

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RONAN FARROW JOINS MSNBC AS HOST

NEW YORK - October 16, 2013 - Ronan Farrow has joined MSNBC as the host of a new show currently in development. The weekday, one-hour program will begin in early 2014. The announcement was made today by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC. Farrow, a writer, human rights lawyer, and former government official will also contribute to msnbc.com and across the platforms...

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NEW YORK - October 16, 2013 - Syfy continues to shine the spotlight on the exciting and creative world of competitive cosplay by ordering 6 additional episodes of its breakout reality series Heroes of Cosplay, it was announced today. Producers are also seeking talented and passionate cosplayers to be featured in the series who are based in and around t...

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NEW YORK, October 16, 2013 - NBCUniversal and Comcast today announced the appointment of Comcast executive Maggie McLean Suniewick to Senior Vice President, Strategic Integration. Suniewick will report to both Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal and Neil Smit, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable and Executive Vice President of...

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Following 2013's Critically Applauded Performance, Beloved Comedic Duo to Serve as Co-Emcees for Next Two Telecasts...

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NEW YORK – October 15, 2013 - NBCUniversal today announced promotions within its advertising sales division, creating a new structure designed to strengthen portfolio-wide opportunities for advertising clients. The ad sales division now will be organized around four content areas: Entertainment, Live Programming, Lifestyle and Digital Video, so that clients...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Sept. 24, 2013 - Three finalists have been chosen in NBC's "'Chicago Fire' Top Dog" contest, the search for the perfect firehouse pooch....

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WASHINGTON, DC– Sept. 23, 2013– In the lead up to the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce/NBC4 Gubernatorial debate, a new NBC4/NBC News/Marist poll shows Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe with a 5-point lead over Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli among likely voters (43% to 38%). The poll also reveals a wide gender gap between the candidates, with...

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MIAMI - September 23, 2013 - When an entire awards show is dedicated to the musical sounds of one country, it speaks to the richness of its culture as well as its history. This is why Telemundo selected Hispanic Heritage Month to broadcast the 2013 Billboard Mexican Music Awards and pay tribute to the unique music genres that are deep rooted within the Mexican...

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NEW YORK, September 19, 2013 - NBCUniversal today announced the appointment of Comcast executive Marlene Sanchez Dooner to Executive Vice President, Hispanic Enterprises & Content (HEC). Dooner will report to Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises & Content, NBCUniversal.  She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Comcast...

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NEW YORK - Sept. 18, 2013 - At the conclusion of an exciting live finale packed with special performances, America crowned Kenichi Ebina the winner of the eighth season of "America's Got Talent."...

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SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 — Below is a transcript of the portion of Ann Curry's exclusive interview with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that aired Wednesday on "NBC Nightly News." Embeddable video is online here: http://nbcnews.to/14kkLtj....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif - Sept. 18, 2013 - NBC is re-launching its app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with a focus on full episode video content, it was announced today by Robert Hayes, Executive Vice President Digital, NBC Entertainment.  The new app has been optimized to leverage Apple's new iOS 7 operating system, enabling NBC to create a dynamic new interface...

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NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE IRANIAN PRESIDENT HASSAN ROUHANI SITS DOWN WITH ANN CURRY IN FIRST INTERNATIONAL INTERVIEW SINCE TAKING OFFICE

SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 — In his first international interview in over eight years, the newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sat down with NBC News national and international correspondent and anchor at large Ann Curry at the presidential compound in Tehran today for an exclusive, wide-ranging conversation about the crisis in Syria, the Iranian nuclear...

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NBCUNIVERSAL AND LEXUS PARTNER FOR FIRST EVER LIVE, REAL-TIME MARKETING BROADCAST

NEW YORK - September 18, 2013 - NBCUniversal, in partnership with Lexus, today announced "It's Your Move After Dark," the first truly live, real-time marketing broadcast commercial campaign that will launch the all-new Lexus IS. The ads will take advantage of real-time marketing by allowing viewers to contribute ad concepts via social networks to influence the...

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NEW YORK - September 18, 2013 - Emmy® award-winning journalist and "Talk Stoop" host Cat Greenleaf will make her debut as USA Network's new host of its daytime programming on Tuesday, September 24 between 11am ET and 3pm ET. During the new USA DAYTIME programming block, she'll introduce viewers daily to buzzworthy commentary, pop-culture news, and intimate one-on...

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USA NETWORK GIVES MODERN FAMILY FANS STAR TREATMENT

NEW YORK - September 18, 2013 - USA Network is rolling out the red carpet for MODERN FAMILY and putting fans front and center. The network is creating a massive community of MODERN FAMILY fanatics, dubbed "MOFYs," offering these cult followers unique opportunities to engage with the series — on-air, online, socially and on-the-ground — like never before...

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NEW YORK - September 18, 2013 - Bravo Media is packed with passion, pride and big personalities this November with premieres of returning favorites "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," "Fashion Queens," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," "Vanderpump Rules," and "Shahs of Sunset." Bravo's newest family members hail from Nashville and follow Ben and Jewel Tankard...

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NBCLATINO.COM PRESENTS SECOND ANNUAL NBCLATINO INNOVATORS IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

NEW YORK, NY- September 16, 2013 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NBCLatino.com will present its second annual list of “NBCLatino Innovators.” In partnership with NBC News and NBCNews.com, NBCLatino will profile 20 Hispanic innovators from around the world who have pioneered change in society, science, technology, medicine and the arts....

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NEW YORK, September 16, 2013 - NBCUniversal announced today four appointments in its News Group's advertising sales organization. Tom Stevens has been promoted to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal News Group Sales where he will have strategic oversight of the sales partnerships for NBC News, CNBC and MSNBC to open doors for new client...

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Roy Blunt (R-MO); a discussion on Syria with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, Wilson Center senior fellow Robin Wright, The Atlantic and Bloomberg View's Jeffrey Goldberg, and NBC News chief foreign affairs...

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CHER, ED SHEERAN, RYAN TEDDER AND MIGUEL NAMED ADVISERS FOR THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Sept. 9, 2013 - NBC's "The Voice" coaches have chosen multi-platinum singer-songwriters as their respective advisers for the upcoming fifth season....

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New York, NY - September 9, 2013 - SNL enters its 39th season on September 28 with the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Tina Fey returning for her fourth appearance as host.  Arcade Fire will also return for their fourth appearance as musical guest.  The Grammy winners' upcoming album is due out October 29....

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NEW YORK - Sept. 9, 2013 - On the heels of major success in the co-branded advertising space, Bravo Media today revealed the details of a new multi-platform campaign with the FIAT® brand in effort to enlist fans in the planning of the first-ever "Watch What Happens Live" Wedding (http://www.bravotv.com/wedding), including an interactive online ad campaign powered...

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NEW YORK - September 9, 2013 - Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) today announced a strategic multi-media partnership with Frí©dí©ric Fekkai, a global leader in luxury hair care, for the sophomore season of critically acclaimed modeling competition series "The Face." (https://twitter.com/thefaceonoxygen)  Courtesy of Fekkai, the winner will receive an ultimate...

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September 9, 2013 - New York, NY - NBC News' Peacock Productions President and General Manager Sharon Scott announced today that Steve Anderson will join NBC News as Managing Director in Peacock Productions' UK headquarters. In this newly created position, Anderson will be tasked with launching Peacock Productions' international division, based out of the UK....

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SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 — Nearly 60 percent of Americans say they want their member of Congress to oppose the use of military force in Syria, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll....

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 — Below is the full transcript of Savannah Guthrie's interview with President Obama. A portion will air tonight on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams;" video will be available online at www.NBCNightlyNews.com....

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SEPTEMBER 8, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with White House chief of staff Denis McDonough; Senator Tom Udall (D-NM); and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Rep. Peter King (R-NY), and Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA); a roundtable conversation with former Speaker of the House Newt...

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NEW YORK - Aug. 20, 2013 - Global superstars One Direction will perform "Best Song Ever," the single from their highly anticipated new movie “One Direction: This Is Us” on NBC's "America's Got Talent" results show Wednesday, Aug. 28 (9-10 p.m. ET). "The Voice" winner and chart-topping singer Cassadee Pope will also perform on the live telecast....

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NBC ORDERS SECOND SEASON FOR HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 20, 2013 - NBC has given a second-season, 10 episode-renewal to Thursday night alternative series "Hollywood Game Night." The game show, hosted by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch, is the brainchild of award-winning actor-producer Sean Hayes and is based on his real-life game nights. The announcement was made by Paul Telegdy,...

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NBC NEWS DIGITAL GROUP CREATES ORIGINAL VIDEO UNIT; BRINGS ON BILL SMEE AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

NEW YORK - August 19, 2013 - NBC News Digital Group announced today that it is creating an Original Video Unit- an in-house production team dedicated to creating video for social, mobile and web audiences....

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BRAVO MEDIA EXPANDS PRODUCTION TEAM WITH THE ADDITION OF LESLIE FARRELL AND JEFF OLIVER

NEW YORK - August 19, 2013 - After recently being nominated for five Primetime Emmys®, Bravo Media tapped award-winning producer Leslie Farrell and former Food Network executive Jeff Oliver as Vice Presidents of Current Production.  The announcement was made today by Shari Levine, Senior Vice President, Current Production/Original Programming for Bravo Media, to...

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AUGUST 18, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured a discussion on "stop and frisk" with NY Police Commissioner Ray Kelly; a reaction from Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton, the family's lawyer Benjamin Crump, and President and CEO of the NAACP, Ben Jealous; a discussion on the violence in Egypt and America's response with NBC's...

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STAMFORD, Conn. - August 17, 2013 - NBC Sports Group began its exclusive coverage of the Premier League today with Premier League Live on NBCSN at 7 a.m., followed by Liverpool- Stoke City on NBCSN at 7:45 a.m. ET....

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NEW YORK — AUGUST 16, 2013 — "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory sat down today with New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to get his reaction to the recent ruling by a federal judge that declares major portions of New York City's controversial "stop and frisk" policy unconstitutional....

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NEW YORK - August 15, 2013 - USA Network announced today a powerful fall programming lineup, including new series acquisition MODERN FAMILY, one of the top comedies in all of television, debuting on Tuesday, September 24 at 8pm.  The first four seasons of this multi-Emmy® Award-winning series, which takes a modern and hilarious look at the complications that come...

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NEW YORK - August 15, 2013 - Today, Syfy reveals the launch of the new Syfy Now App for iPhone, iPad and iTouch as part of NBCUniversal's TV Everywhere cross-portfolio rollout. The app, available for download through Apple's App Store, gives authenticated TV viewers on-the-go access to original Syfy series content the day after air. Syfy is the second cable...

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NEW YORK - August 15, 2013 - USA Network today announced a partnership between its award-winning public service initiative Characters Unite, R&R Partners Foundation's youth anti-bullying organization Flip the Script, and Cox Communications for "#UniteLIVE: The Concert to Rock Out Bullying," headlined by GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum recording artist Carly...

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NBCS THE MILLION SECOND QUIZ LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE NEW APP TODAY

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif - August 14, 2013 - "The Million Second Quiz" app, a gateway for players hoping to come to New York City to play the game live and compete for the largest prize in game show history, is available to download  and play today from the App Store....

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OXYGEN MEDIA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST INSTAGRAM SERIES FEATURING EXCLUSIVE CONTENT FROM ORIGINAL SHOWS

NEW YORK - August 14, 2013 - Oxygen Media (http://homepage.oxygen.com/) announced today a unique initiative with Instagram to launch "Oxygen's Daily OxyGram" (working title), a series of videos featuring exclusive, never-before-seen content from the network's original shows including "Best Ink" (http://best-ink.oxygen.com/) season three, "The Face" (http://the-face...

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MIAMI - August 14, 2013  - Telemundo Media unveiled the most enhanced and innovative social TV experience for the upcoming "Premios Tu Mundo" Awards to air live from the American Airlines Arena on Thursday, August 15 at 8pm ET.  In an industry first, the Spanish-language network will exclusively reveal the winner of its "Mí¡s Social" award through a Vine video...

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NBC NEWS ACQUIRES STRINGWIRE; BRINGS ON FOUNDER PHIL GROMAN

NEW YORK, NY– August 12, 2013– NBC News announced today it has acquired the user-generated live video service Stringwire (http://www.stringwire.com), and hired its founder Phil Groman. Stringwire’s technology will provide the NBCUniversal News Group's television and digital properties with new means for newsgathering and eyewitness user-generated...

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NEW YORK - August 12, 2013 -Bravo Media joins forces with Uber to give "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" viewers a chance to travel in style with free car rides* to celebrate the season six premiere of the series....

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AUGUST 11, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), the Washington Post's Barton Gellman, NBC News special correspondent Ted Koppel, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and a roundtable conversation with Rep. Steve King (R-IA), Republican strategist Ana...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 8, 2013 - Katie Ohh has been named the champion for the inaugural season of NBC's singing-competition series "The Winner Is," taking home a grand prize of $1 million....

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NEW YORK - August 8, 2013 - A decision has been reached! After reviewing more than 5,000 Twitter submissions to its Name Sharknado 2 social media contest, Syfy announced that the title of the eagerly anticipated Sharknado sequel is......

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NBCUNIVERSAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS TO DIGITAL AD SALES ORGANIZATION

Phil Cara and James Kreckler Appointed Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales...

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TODAY LAUNCHES NEW APP TO HELP FANS CONNECT WITH THEIR FAVORITE MORNING SHOW THROUGHOUT THE DAY

NEW YORK, NY- August 8, 2013- Experience TODAY in a whole new way with the completely new TODAY app available now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Kindle Fire, as well as Android and Windows Phone 8 devices. Whether at home, work or on-the-go, the new TODAY app delivers the latest news and information with customizable features in an elegant, easy-to-use design....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 6, 2013 - NBC is unwrapping its new fall offerings with "The 2013 NBC Primetime Preview Show," hosted by Sean Hayes and the cast of "Sean Saves the World."...

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NEW YORK - August 6, 2013 - Bravo Media has announced they have greenlit a new scripted pilot "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce."  Based on the "Girlfriends' Guide..." book series by Vicki Iovine, "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" will be produced by Universal Cable Productions with Marti Noxon, who wrote the pilot, Dawn Olmstead, Vicki Iovine and Meryl Poster serving...

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NEW YORK - August 5, 2013 - "The Million Second Quiz," the electrifying new competition, hosted by Emmy Award-winning producer and host Ryan Seacrest and airing live on NBC from a gigantic hourglass-shaped structure in the heart of Manhattan, is beginning its nationwide search for contestants willing to test the limits of their knowledge, endurance and will to win...

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RYAN SEACREST NAMED HOST AND EXEC PRODUCER OF NBCS MILLION SECOND QUIZ

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - August 5, 2013 - Emmy Award-winning producer and host Ryan Seacrest has been tapped as host of NBC's unique, fast-paced live interactive game show "The Million Second Quiz." The announcement was made by Paul Telegdy, NBC's president of alternative and late night programming....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - August 5, 2013 - mun2, the leading Hispanic entertainment cable network for young Hispanic millennial adults, launched an on-air and off-air brand refresh campaign that features new design elements as well as a humorous awareness campaign that focuses on the duality of life and language of its influential audience. Playing off the blend of...

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AUGUST 4, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with Senate Intelligence Committee Vice-Chair Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, and NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas, and a roundtable discussion with host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Joe...

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Miami, FL - July 23, 2013 - Telemundo announced today that telenovela stars Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz will host the 2013 edition of "Premios Tu Mundo" (Your World Awards), the three-hour star-studded awards show to be broadcast live on Thursday, August 15 at 8pm/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The special also will feature "La Alfombra de...

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NBC ENTERTAINMENT NAMES KAHLI SMALL, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DRAMA DEVELOPMENT

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - July 16, 2013 - NBC has named veteran film executive Kahli Small to the position of Senior Vice President, Drama Development, it was announced today by Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment.  Small will report to Pearlena Igbokwe, Executive Vice President, Drama Development....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013

JULY 21, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured a discussion on race relations in America featuring President of the National Urban League Marc Morial, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), PBS Host Tavis Smiley, Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree and MSNBC Political Analyst Michael Steele; an interview...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP TO AIR 103 NHL REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN 2013-14

NBC Sports Network Drops Puck on NHL 2013-14 Season on Tuesday, October 1 at 8 p.m. ET with Washington Capitals at 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks...

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SYFY WILL TAKE OVER THE STREETS AND BUILDINGS OF SAN DIEGO DURING 2013 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

NEW YORK - July 15, 2013 - Following last year's dramatic success in introducing the hit series Defiance at Comic-Con, Syfy will use 2013 Comic-Con International (July 18-21) as the launch pad for its newest scripted series Helix. The new thriller about a mysterious outbreak at a desolate Arctic outpost from Battlestar Galactica's Ronald D. Moore will premiere on...

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SYFYS NEW SERIES JOE ROGAN QUESTIONS EVERYTHING PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 AT 10 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - July 16, 2013 - When consummately curious comedian/host/actor Joe Rogan is on the case, nothing stops him from barreling headfirst into uncovering the truth - not to mention misinformation - behind life's most startling theories and unexplained mysteries....

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JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO IN THE WATER OR TWEET COMES THE SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIE GHOST SHARK, PREMIERES THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 AT 9PM

NEW YORK - July 16, 2013 - First sharks fall from the sky and eat lots of people. Now a dead shark seeks revenge on the entire human race. Where will it all end?...

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KIMBERLEY D. HARRIS NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL, NBCUNIVERSAL

NEW YORK - July 16, 2013 - NBCUniversal announced today that Kimberley D. Harris has been named Executive Vice President, General Counsel. Ms. Harris, who is based in New York, will report directly to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal. Her appointment begins on September 3rd....

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OXYGEN MEDIAS DEVELOPMENT HEAD CORI ABRAHAM EXPANDS HER ROLE TO INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL OVERSIGHT

NEW YORK - July 16, 2013 - Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) today announced the expansion of Cori Abraham's role to include International effective immediately.  Abraham, who served as Senior Vice President, Development for more than three years, will carry the new title of Senior Vice President, Development and International, expanding her role to include...

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA PRODUCE TOP CHEF ESTRELLAS, PRIMERA EDICIN EN ESPAOL DE LA SERIE TOP CHEF DE BRAVO QUE SE TRANSMITIR EN LA PRXIMA TEMPORADA

MIAMI - 15 de Julio de 2013 - Aprovechando el í©xito de "Top Chef", la popular serie de Bravo ganadora de los premios Emmy y James Beard, Telemundo Media anunció la producción de "Top Chef: Estrellas", la primera versión en espaí±ol de esta exitosa serie de competencia culinaria, la que saldrí¡ al aire durante la próxima temporada de televisión. Conducida por la...

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USA NETWORK APPOINTS TRACY ST. PIERRE AND EMILY SPITALE TO VICE PRESIDENT POSITIONS IN COMMUNICATIONS

NEW YORK - July 15, 2013 - USA Network announced today the appointments of two VPs on its communications team. Tracy St. Pierre has joined the network as Vice President, West Coast Communications and Emily Spitale has been promoted to Vice President, Communications. Both women report to Hilary Smith, SVP of Communications for the network....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, JULY 14

JULY 14, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured exclusive interviews with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as well as a discussion on the Zimmerman trial outcome with NBC's Savannah Guthrie and Kerry Sanders, MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton, and Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett; and a roundtable...

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Sunday on “Meet the Press:” David Gregory talks exclusively with the two men in charge of the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Can Congress break the dysfunction to move on the big issues it faces like immigration reform, the health care roll out, and jobs? Plus, it got personal between the two...

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NBC PICKS UP ENDEMOL USAS NEW GAME SHOW WALL OF FAME

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. —  (July 11, 2013) - NBC has ordered eight episodes of the original hour-long game show "Wall of Fame," from Endemol USA ("Big Brother," "Wipeout," "Steve Harvey," "Freakshow") it was announced today by Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC.   Endemol USA, a leading producer of multiple genres of...

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NBC OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS ENDORSES TVBS POSITION ONLOCAL TELEVISION VIEWING MEASUREMENT

NEW YORK, NY - (July 10, 2013) - The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today endorsed TVB's position that Live Plus Same Day ratings data is most representative of the national C3 standard, adding that Live Plus Same Day should be the minimum ratings standard for local television viewing....

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EXCLUSIVE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING DOUBLE AMPUTEE SURVIVOR JEFF BAUMAN OPENS UP TO BRIAN WILLIAMS IN FIRST TELEVISION INTERVIEW

JULY 10, 2013 — "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams sat down with Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman today for Bauman's first television interview since the attack nearly three months ago. Bauman, who was standing at the finish line to cheer on his girlfriend, lost both legs above the knee and is now learning to walk again...

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mun2 KICKS OFF PRODUCTION FOR SEASON 2 OF ITS #1 2012 HISPANIC CELEBRITY REALITY SERIES LARRYMANIA

LOS ANGELES - June 18, 2013 – mun2, the leading Hispanic cable network for adults 18-34, has kicked off production for season two of its highly-anticipated Hispanic celebrity reality series "Larrymania" featuring Latin superstar Larry Hernandez. "Larrymania" season one was the cable network's #1 original reality series in 2012, and finished as the leading...

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JOSE SARIEGO JOINS TELEMUNDO MEDIA AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

MIAMI - July 9, 2013 – Telemundo Media announced today the appointment of industry veteran Jose Sariego as Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs.  Sariego will be based in Miami and report to Emilio Romano, President, Telemundo Media....

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JENNA ELFMAN CAST IN NBC COMEDY 'GROWING UP FISHER'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif – July 9, 2013 – Jenna Elfman has been cast in the upcoming NBC comedy “Growing Up Fisher.”...

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Style inks deal with Sh*t Girls Say Creators

Los Angeles, CA - July 9, 2013 - Style Media (http://www.stylenetwork.com) has signed a development deal with writers Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey to create a style-centric alternative format series based on their sensational web series "Sh*t Girls Say (http://shitgirlssay.com/)." The series will take the character made famous by their YouTube videos and have...

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E! SERIES POP INNOVATORS CELEBRATING MUSICIAN, ENTERTAINER AND IMAGINEER WILL.I.AM PREMIERES SUNDAY, JULY 14 AT 800 PM ET/PT

Los Angeles – July 9, 2013 - E! launches its new original series "Pop Innovators," which celebrates the lives and work of those unique individuals who are amongst the most influential names in pop culture, with the inspiring story of seven-time Grammy Award-winning musician and creative innovator will.i.am.  This revealing one-hour special is told in the star...

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 9, 2013- Jim Pavia has been named to the newly-created position of Senior Editor at Large it was announced today by Xana Antunes, Executive Editor and Vice President, CNBC Digital....

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NBCUNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION TO LAUNCH NEW MEREDITH VIEIRA DAYTIME SHOW

NEW YORK, NY - July 9, 2013 - NBC Broadcasting Chairman Ted Harbert today announced that Meredith Vieira, one of America's most beloved personalities will host her own nationally syndicated daytime show, titled The Meredith Vieira Show. Slated to debut in fall 2014, the daily New York City-based show will be produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Domestic TV...

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NBC LEARN AND NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF WATER IN NEW SUSTAINABILITY WATER VIDEO SERIES

New York, NY-July 9, 2013- NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have teamed up to produce a new informative video series that examines the long-term health of one of America's most important resources: water....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, JULY 7

JULY 7, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured the latest update on the SFO plane crash from NBC's Tom Costello and NTSB Chair Deborah Hersman; a report on the situation in Egypt from NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin and former Egyptian ambassador to the United States Nabil Fahmy; an exclusive interview with Senate Foreign Relations Committee...

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USA NETWORK LAUNCHES TV EVERYWHERE AS PART OF LARGER COMPANY ROLL-OUT ACROSS NBCUNIVERSAL

NEW YORK - July 3, 2013 - USA Network announced today the launch of TV Everywhere, giving fans unprecedented access to its original content the day after air - anywhere, anytime, on any device. USA is the first cable entertainment network within NBCUniversal to provide this offering, which marks an important step in the company's long-term strategy to provide both...

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NEW YORK - July 1, 2013 -Taylor Swift, Cher, Pitbull and Selena Gomez  have been added to the lineup for  the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular," which will air on Thursday, July 4 from 8-10 p.m. ET, with an encore one-hour fireworks special airing at 10 p.m....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

JUNE 30, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured an exclusive interview with House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); conversations with Texas State Senator Wendy Davis and Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS); and a roundtable discussion with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow; chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, Ralph Reed; author...

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SPROUT NAMES JENNIFER LEVINE VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS

Philadelphia, PA - May 29, 2013 – Sprout®, the 24-hour preschool network, announced today that longtime Disney executive Jennifer Levine will join its Communication Department....

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SERIES FINALE COMING UP ON ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS - FRIDAY, JUNE 21 AT 10P/9C

Some activists for the disabled are criticizing Goodwill for paying some of its workers far less than the minimum wage, while its executives earn hundreds of thousands of dollars.  Harry Smith goes behind the scenes at Goodwill to investigate....

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CHILLER UNVEILS NEW 2013-2014 ORIGINAL MOVIES

NEW YORK- June 20, 2013 - Chiller today unveiled two additions to its growing slate of original films: Animal, from executive producer Drew Barrymore for Flower Films, and Deep in the Darkness, from Synthetic Cinema International.  Both will join the previously-announced Beneath and The Monkey's Paw on Chiller's 2013-2014 original films slate....

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NEW YORK - June 20, 2013 - Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a...shark! A supersized storm sucks sharks from the ocean and hurls them onto land in the new Syfy Original Movie “Sharknado,” premiering Thursday, July 11 at 9PM (ET/PT)....

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BRAVO MEDIA PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE LATE JAMES GANDOLFINI WITH HIS APPEARANCE ON INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO AIRING SUNDAY, JUNE 23 AT 6PM ET/PT

NEW YORK-  June 20, 2013 - Bravo Media’s “Inside the Actors Studio,” hosted by James Lipton, commemorates the life and career of legendary actor James Gandolfini with a special broadcast of his appearance on the award-winning series on Sunday, June 23 at 6pm ET/PT.  Bravo will encore the episode, which originally aired on October 17, 2004, on...

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JUNE 20, 2013  — Veteran news executive Rob Yarin has been named Executive Producer of NBC News' "Meet the Press," the country's leading Sunday morning public affairs hour. Yarin will report to Antoine Sanfuentes, NBC News Senior Vice President, and will join the show on Sunday, August 4....

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EFRAIN LOPEZ JOINS TELEMUNDO MEDIA AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGY

MIAMI - June 20, 2013 – Telemundo Media announced today the appointment of veteran corporate executive Efrain Lopez as Senior Vice President of Strategy, effective immediately.  Lopez will be based in Miami and report to Emilio Romano, President of Telemundo Media....

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DANIELLE BRADBERY NAMED CHAMPION OF THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 18, 2013 - NBC's "The Voice" crowned Danielle Bradbery as the winner in tonight's season finale, earning her the grand prize of a recording contract with Universal Music Group....

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NBC BAY AREA LEADS THE WINNERS AT THE 42ND ANNUAL NORTHERN CA EMMY AWARDS

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – June 19, 2013 - NBC Bay Area led the winners at the 42nd Annual Northern California Emmy Awards on Saturday, tying for the most awards of the night. The station received 10 regional Emmys in individual and group efforts in the areas of investigative reporting, feature news reporting, historic program/special, photography, editing and...

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NBCUNIVERSAL TELEVISION CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND FIVE STAR GOURMET FOODS TEAM UP TO INTRODUCE A NEW LINE OF BIGGEST LOSER HEALTHY MEALS AND SNACKS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 19, 2013 - NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Five Star Gourmet Foods announced today they are teaming up for the launch of a new line of "The Biggest Loser" fresh and frozen healthy meals and snacks. The line, which is expected to launch later this year, will include branded single-serve salads, fruit and veggie snacks,...

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BRAVO MEDIA RAISES A GLASS TO THE COUPLES OF NEWLYWEDS THE FIRST YEAR ON A SPECIAL WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 11PM ET/PT

NEW YORK -June 18, 2013 - For the first time ever, the cast of Bravo Media's "Newlyweds: The First Year" unites on a special "Watch What Happens Live" Monday, June 24 at 11pm ET/PT.  Join Andy in the clubhouse as he and the four couples recap the ups and downs of their documented first year of marriage. As the couples reflect on their experiences, viewers will have...

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WOMEN AT NBCU ADDS 19 GAME-CHANGING LEADERS TO ITS ADVISORY BOARD

New York, NY - June 18, 2013 - NBCUniversal today announced the addition of 19 new members to the Women at NBCU (http://womenatnbcu.com/) Advisory Board, which meets several times a year to discuss issues around marketing to women. The Advisory Board is chaired by Lauren Zalaznick, EVP of NBCUniversal's Media Innovation & Cross Company Initiatives (MI&CCI),...

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E! To Air Pretty Wild Marathon In Celebration Of The Film Bling Ring On Friday, June 21st Beginning at 100PM ET/PT

LOS ANGELES-June 18, 2013 - Relive the much-buzzed about story of the "Bling Ring" first-hand as it unfolded with Alexis Neiers on the E! series "Pretty Wild."  On the same day that Sofia Coppola's film "Bling Ring" is released nationwide, E! will air a two hour marathon of episodes that follow Neiers alleged involvement in the ring during her time on “Pretty...

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NBC ORDERS ANIMATED SPECIAL HOW MURRAY SAVED CHRISTMAS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 18, 2013 - NBC has greenlit the animated holiday musical special "How Murray Saved Christmas" from four-time Emmy-winning writer and executive producer Mike Reiss ("The Simpsons")....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 18, 2013 - NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products celebrates the upcoming season of "Parks and Recreation" with a selection of new merchandise that will delight fans and viewers....

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NBC NEWS GREENLIGHTS VALERIE HARPERS RAW, EMOTIONAL AND HOPEFUL JOURNEY IN AN HOUR-LONG DOCUMENTARY HOSTED BY MEREDITH VIEIRA

NEW YORK, NY – June 18, 2013 - NBC News today announced that it has greenlit an exclusive, hour-long documentary chronicling Valerie Harper's battle with a rare, terminal cancer. Hosted by Meredith Vieira and produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, this first-person account captures Harper's raw, emotional and hopeful journey as she goes through...

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NBC ENTERTAINMENT NAMES QUINN TAYLOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, MOVIES, MINISERIES & INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTIONS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 17, 2013 - NBC has named former ABC programming executive Quinn Taylor as Executive Vice President, Movies, Miniseries and International Co-Productions, it was announced today by Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment....

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NEW YORK - June 17, 2013 - Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Merlin) turns the tables on the Warehouse team with his deadly mastery of artifacts - leading to a shattering confrontation - when he guest stars as the Machiavellian alchemist Paracelsus on Syfy's popular series Warehouse 13....

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 17, 2013 - Original episodes of NBC's popular hidden camera series "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" are slated to air Tuesday, June 25 and Tuesday July 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET, with a special "best of" episode from season 1 airing on the Tuesday in between, July 2, also at 8:30 p.m. ET.  Ed Asner, White's former "Mary Tyler Moore" co-star,...

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - June 16, 2013 - This evening, during one of the year's most watched live television events, a star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Connecticut USA, Erin Brady, as Miss USA 2013. Giuliana Rancic, "E! News" co-anchor, and Nick Jonas, Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter, hosted the 62nd Annual MISS USA® Competition from Planet Hollywood...

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TONY DOKOUPIL JOINS NBC NEWS DIGITAL AS SENIOR WRITER

NEW YORK, NY– June 17, 2013– NBC News Digital announced today that Tony Dokoupil is joining as Senior Writer for NBCNews.com. Dokoupil begins his new role in September, said Gregory Gittrich, Vice President & Executive Editor of NBC News Digital....

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JUNE 16, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Senate Intelligence Committee vice-chair Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), and Mark Udall (D-CO), and a roundtable discussion with Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), former Director of the NSA and CIA Gen. Michael Hayden, Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius,...

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E! News Exclusive Kim Kardashian's Baby Girl Has Dark Hair and Looks Just Like Her

Kim Kardashian and beau Kanye West welcomed their first child on Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Los Angeles and E! News can confirm exclusively the darling little girl looks just like mommy!...

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E! Breaking News Kim Kardashian Has Baby GirlAll the Details!

Kim Kardashian (http://www.eonline.com/news/kim_kardashian) and Kanye West (http://www.eonline.com/news/kanye_west) have welcomed their first child....

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E! News Exclusive Ryan Phillippe Why I Don't Want My and Reese Witherspoon's Kids Going Into Show Business

Ryan Phillippe: Why I Don’t Want My and Reese Witherspoon’s Kids Going Into Show Business...

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iVILLAGE CROWNS MILITARY DAD AS HOTTEST DAD IN AMERICA FOR THEIR THIRD ANNUAL HOT DADS CONTEST

JUNE 14, 2013 - NEW YORK - Just in time for Father's Day, iVillage (http://www.ivillage.com/), the largest content-driven community for women online, has crowned Andrew Ungaro as the 2013 "Hottest Dad in America." Andrew, the 37-year-old father of two, was announced the winner of iVillage's third annual "Hot Dads" contest this morning on "TODAY" (http://www.today...

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MSNBC TO BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE 2013 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

NEW YORK - June 13, 2013 - MSNBC has teamed up with Essence Communications Inc. for the 2013 ESSENCE Festival held in New Orleans July 4-7. Reverend Al Sharpton was joined by ESSENCE President Michelle Ebanks this evening on "PoliticsNation" to announce MSNBC's special broadcast schedule for the ESSENCE Festival....

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MIAMI, June 13, 2013 - Telemundo Studios kicks off the production of its new primetime telenovela "Santa Diabla" starring Gaby Espino, Aarón Dí­az and Carlos Ponce, along with a stellar cast, including the return of Ximena Duque to the small screen. Scheduled to premiere in the summer, this original production written by renowned Josí© Ignacio Valenzuela "Chascas,"...

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NEW YORK - June 13, 2013 - NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, present the judges for the 2013 MISS USA® Competition, which will broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, June 16 (9-11 p.m. ET) on NBC....

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OXYGEN HEADS BACK TO SOUTH BEACH FOR A BRAND NEW SEASON OF BAD GIRLS CLUB PREMIERING TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 AT 8PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - June 13, 2013 - Oxygen (http://homepage.oxygen.com/) takes on South Beach once again and turns up the heat with the premiere of "Bad Girls Club" Miami (http://bad-girls-club.oxygen.com/)  on Tuesday, August 13, at 8PM ET/PT.  Eager to outdo their predecessors from season five, this new crop of seven girls is sure to bring their unique brand of fun and...

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BRAVO MEDIA WALKS TAMRA BARNEY DOWN THE AISLE IN TAMRAS OC WEDDING PREMIERING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 8PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - June 10, 2013- Bravo Media walks down the aisle with Tamra Barney and Eddie Judge in the new three-part series "Tamra's OC Wedding," premiering Monday, September 2 at 8pm ET/PT.  Fans of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" have watched Tamra find true love and joy with Eddie, and will now have a front row seat at their California coast nuptials for...

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA, VISION CRITICAL AND SYMPHONY ADVANCED MEDIA TEAM UP TO LAUNCH INSIGHT COMMUNITIES MI TELEMUNDO AND TU PULSO LATINO

MIAMI/SAN FRANCISCO - June 10, 2013 - Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal and a leading producer of Spanish-language prime time content for audiences in the U.S. and around the world, Vision Critical, the leading provider of insight community technologies and Symphony Advanced Media (SymphonyAM), the pioneer in single-source, cross-media tracking...

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CNBC PRIME PREMIERES NEW REALITY SERIES THE PROFIT TUESDAY, JULY 23RD AT 9PM ET/PT

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - June 10, 2013 - CNBC Prime today announced "The Profit"...

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NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE TRANSCRIPT OF ANDREA MITCHELLS INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE JAMES CLAPPER

JUNE 9, 2013 — NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell sat down with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper yesterday for an exclusive wide-ranging interview to discuss recent revelations about government surveillance programs and the impact of leaks on national security....

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF 2013 STANLEY CUP FINAL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - June 9, 2013 - NBC Sports Group's exclusive presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final begins Wednesday night with Game 1 between the Eastern Conference Champion Boston Bruins (2011 Stanley Cup Champions) and Western Conference ChampionChicago Blackhawks (2010 Stanley Cup Champions) at 8 p.m. ET on NBC from United Center in Chicago, Ill. NBC Sports...

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 7, 2013 - When NBC's new singing competition "The Winner Is" premieres on June 10 (10-11 p.m. ET) viewers on both coasts can go to the show's official page (http://www.nbc.com/the-winner-is/) and enter to win* $10,000 during each original broadcast.  Two winners — one from each time zone (Eastern Standard and Pacific/Mountain...

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ICYMI - NBC NEWS INVESTIGATION Chinese hacked Obama, McCain campaigns, took internal documents, officials say

Michael Isikoff's full report on NBCNews.com is below and online here: http://nbcnews.to/11nNwjP...

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New York, NY - June 4, 2013 - Brian J. Smith guest stars in an all-new episode of Syfy's hit series, Defiance, Monday, June 10 at 9PM ET/PT.  Smith portrays Gordon McClintock, a NASA hero from the pre-Arkfall days who was presumed dead following a space station catastrophe in 2013. The astronaut is discovered to still be alive when he is revived from an induced...

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EAGLES & GIANTS FEATURED TODAY ON FACES OF THE FRANCHISE; WHOS ON YOUR TEAMS MOUNT RUSHMORE?

NEW YORK - June 4, 2013 - The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants will be featured today on "Faces of the Franchise; Who's on Your Team's Mount Rushmore?" during Pro Football Talk at 5 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Co-hosts Mike Florio and Erik Kuselias will be joined by former Philadelphia Eagle and host of NBC Sports Radio show "McNabb & Malone" Donovan...

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STYLE MEDIA COLLABORATES WITH PEOPLE STYLEWATCH AS THE EXCLUSIVE MAGAZINE PARTNER OF STYLE POP, A NEW WEEKLY, TOPICAL SERIES

LOS ANGELES - June 6, 2013 - Style Media (http://www.stylenetwork.com/) collaborates with People StyleWatch (http://www.peoplestylewatch.com/people/stylewatch/) as the exclusive magazine partner of "Style Pop (http://www.stylenetwork.com/tv-shows/style-pop)," the live, topical weekly series hosted by fashion experts Jeannie Mai and Louise Roe, premiering tonight,...

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TELEMUNDO ANNOUNCES THE PREMIERE OF DAMA Y OBRERO, MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 8PM/7C

MIAMI - June 6, 2013 - Telemundo announced today that its new original production "Dama y Obrero," will premiere on Monday, June 24 at 8pm/7c. Starring renowned actors Ana Layevska, Josí© Luis Resí©ndez and Fabií¡n Rí­os, this telenovela tells the story of Ignacia (Layevska), a young engineer from Beverly Hills who works at a Los Angeles construction company owned...

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CASSADEE POPE HITS NO. 1 ON ITUNES COUNTRY CHART AND NO. 3 ON ALL-GENRE CHART

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 6, 2013 - Cassadee Pope, the season-three winner of NBC's hit musical competition series "The Voice," is atop the iTunes all-genre chart following her return appearance on the show Tuesday night....

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WAREHOUSE 13 TO OPEN ITS DOORS FOR THE FINAL TIME ON JUNE 24TH

NEW YORK - June 6, 2013 - Syfy announced today that Warehouse 13, the Emmy Award-nominated, long-running hit series, will commence production on its fifth and final season June 24th in Toronto....

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TOP-RATED DOCU-SERIES TIA & TAMERA AND GIULIANA & BILL RETURN WITH ALL-NEW SEASONS THIS JULY TO STYLE

LOS ANGELES - June 6, 2013 - Style (http://www.stylenetwork.com/)'s popular series "Tia & Tamera (http://www.stylenetwork.com/tv-shows/tia-and-tamera)" and "Giuliana & Bill (http://www.stylenetwork.com/tv-shows/giuliana-and-bill)" return with all-new seasons this summer, sharing their highs, lows and everything in between. Beginning Sunday, July 14 at 8pm...

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'DAYS OF OUR LIVES' DELIVERS ITS BIGGEST WOMEN 18-49 VIEWERSHIP IN 18 MONTHS AND ITS LARGEST OVERALL AUDIENCE IN MORE THAN TWO YEARS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 6, 2013 - "Days of our Lives" has attracted its biggest women 18-49 audience in 18 months and generated its top total-viewer result in more than two years, according to "live plus same day" viewing figures for the week of May 27-31 from Nielsen Media Research....

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E! News Exclusive Paris Jackson's Alleged Suicide Attempt Teen Felt Bullied at School, Says Source

More details are slowly coming to light about Paris Jackson (http://www.eonline.com/news/paris_jackson)’s cry for help after she was hospitalized Wednesday morning following an alleged suicide attempt (http://www.eonline.com/news/426578/paris-jackson-hospitalized-after-attempted-suicide)....

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E! News Exclusive Paris Jackson's Relationship With Mom Debbie Rowe Caused Falling Out With Brother Prince

Paris Jackson  (http://www.eonline.com/news/paris_jackson)was apparently alone in her desire to rebuild a relationship (http://www.eonline.com/news/415145/paris-jackson-hangs-out-with-mom-debbie-rowe-at-pony-ranch) with her mother, Debbie Rowe....

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E! News Exclusive Sex and the City's 15th Anniversary Show Creators Look Back at Carrie & Co.

Grab your cocktails and your best girlfriends because it’s time to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sex and the City!...

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NBC NEWS INVESTIGATION CIA DRONE STRIKES

JUNE 5, 2013 — An NBC News investigation into CIA drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan has revealed that the agency did not always know whom they killed in targeted drone strikes and may have also underestimated the number of civilians killed....

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MIAMI - June 5, 2013 - Deportes Telemundo's "Rumbo al Mundial" Soccer World Cup Qualifier between Jamaica and Mexico (Tuesday, June 4 at 8:30PM ET) ranked as the #1 sporting event on television - broadcast or cable - regardless of language, averaging 2,867,000 total viewers and 1,733,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. The match also reached a cumulative...

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SYFY TAKES VIEWERS INTO THE DIMENSION OF IMAGINATION WITH ANNUAL FULL DAY TWILIGHT ZONE MARATHON

NEW YORK - June 5, 2013 - Syfy will celebrate Independence Day by taking viewers into a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity when the channel presents its traditional The Twilight Zone marathon. The iconic series from mastermind Rod Serling will air Wednesday, July 4 from 8AM through 6AM on July 5th (ET/PT)....

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USHER TO PERFORM LIVE ON JUNE 10 TELECAST OF THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 5, 2013 - "The Voice" coach Usher will perform his newest single "Twisted" on the June 10 episode of NBC's hit musical competition series. On June 11, multi-platinum selling band Fall Out Boy, as well as "The Voice" alumni Tony Lucca, Nicholas David and Terry McDermott, will take to the stage. "Twisted" is featured on Usher's seven...

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U.S. OPEN RETROSPECTIVE RECOUNTS TREVINOS DRAMATIC VICTORY OVER NICKLAUS AT FAMED MERION GOLF CLUB

ORLANDO, Fla. – June 5, 2013 - When Lee Trevino captured his second U.S. Open title at Merion Golf Club in 1971, it wasn't the prestige of winning a major championship in a playoff that mattered so much to the eighth-grade dropout with the homemade swing. As revealed in 1971 U.S. OPEN: LEE TREVINO AN AMERICAN CHAMPION, premiering Sunday, June 9, at 5 p.m. ET...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS 6 HOURS OF BELMONT STAKES COVERAGE

NEW YORK - June 5, 2013 - Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow square off as NBC Sports Group presents 6½ hours of coverage of the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes. Coverage begins from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Friday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, and culminates with the Belmont Stakes Saturday at 5 p.m. ET on NBC....

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NBC ANNOUNCES AIRDATES FOR GROUNDBREAKING 24/7 LIVE COMPETITION THE MILLION SECOND QUIZ

NEW YORK - June 4, 2013 - NBC has announced the primetime schedule for "The Million Second Quiz," the electrifying new competition that will air live from a gigantic hourglass-shaped structure in the heart of Manhattan....

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LOST GIRL BEGINS PRODUCTION ON SEASON 4

NEW YORK - June 4, 2013 - The sexy supernatural drama series Lost Girl has begun production on Season 4 in Toronto. The 13 all-new episodes will premiere on Syfy in early 2014....

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NBC WINS THE PRIMETIME WEEK OF MAY 27-JUNE 2 IN 18-49 AMONG ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX, AS MONDAY AND TUESDAY EDITIONS OF THE VOICE TIE FOR #1

Monday's 'Revolution' and Wednesday's 'Healing in the Heartland' Benefit Also Rank in the Top 10 on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49...

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BRAVO MEDIAS MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK PICKS UP PRIME REAL ESTATE WHEN IT MOVES TO 900 PM ET/PT STARTING THIS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

NEW YORK- June 4, 2013 – Bravo Media delivers an exciting line-up this Wednesday, June 5 with an all-new episode of "Million Dollar Listing New York" moving to its new timeslot at 9p.m. ET/PT.  After failing to nab an entire building, Luis is back to listing apartments, but this could be his most challenging one yet. With his client needing to sell her...

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OXYGEN MEDIA POLL STUDY REVEALS ADOPTION IS MISUNDERSTOOD

NEW YORK - June 4, 2013 - Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) released additional findings of a study about family and adoption conducted by uSamp, which shows there are opposing views on whether or not adoption has an affect on a child.  The opposing views between adopted children, their families and friends, and those who have not been involved with adoption...

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NBC NEWS DIGITAL GROUP TEAMS UP WITH SHELL TO POWER MEET THE PRESS EXPERIENCE ON ZEEBOX

NEW YORK-June 4, 2013-The NBC News Digital Group announced today it has teamed up with Shell for an exclusive sponsorship of the "Meet the Press" experience on zeebox-a free app that integrates "second screen" tools into the TV viewing experience. Launching July 1, 2013, this deal marks the first zeebox sponsorship of a NBC News property. The deal, which was...

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GOLF CHANNEL TACKLES SLOW PLAY WITH THEMED MONTH TO HELP GROW THE GAME

ORLANDO, Fla. – June 4, 2013 - Golf Channel is tackling the issue of slow play head on and will direct its resources during the month of June toward a company-wide initiative titled "It's About Time," designed to help promote ideas and enterprises that improve pace of play in golf and assist with the growth of the game....

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GABY ESPINO, AARON DIAZ AND CARLOS PONCE TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS STARS OF THE NEW TELEMUNDO TELENOVELA SANTA DIABLA, PREMIERING THIS SUMMER

MIAMI, June 3, 2013 - Telemundo Studios is proud to announce that telenovela stars Gaby Espino, Aarón Dí­az and Carlos Ponce will lead the cast of its new original production "Santa Diabla," a story about a woman whose life takes a dramatic turn, forcing her to choose between love and vengeance. This original production, premiering this summer, marks the return of...

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iVILLAGE FEATURES STEVE CARELL AS GUEST EDITOR

NEW YORK, NY-June 3, 2013- iVillage, the largest content-driven community for women online, today launched a special father-focused guest editorship featuring one of America's favorite and funniest award-winning actors, Steve Carell. All week on iVillage, Steve will talk about his down-to-earth parenting style, how being a celebrity impacts his family, and the best...

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OXYGEN MEDIA GREENLIGHTS THIRD SEASON OF HIT TATTOO COMPETITION SERIES BEST INK WITH HOST PETE WENTZ TO PREMIERE Q4 2013

NEW YORK - June 3, 2013 - Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) adds more “ink” to the network's lineup with a season three greenlight of its popular tattoo competition series "Best Ink," (http://best-ink.oxygen.com/) to air this winter.  "Best Ink" has soared in the ratings, recently earning its two highest performances of the series among adults 18-49...

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OXYGEN MEDIA SURGES INTO TOP 20 AD-SUPPORTED CABLE NETWORKS IN MAY

NEW YORK - June 3, 2013-Oxygen Media (http://www.oxygen.com/) enjoys a banner month in May powering into the top 20 ad-supported cable networks with women 18-34 and women 18-49 for the month of May, according to Nielsen.   Oxygen shattered ratings records this month, delivering its best week in network history among adults 18-34 (203,000) and women 18-34 (149,000)...

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E! News Presents Hollywood Goes Country

Los Angeles-June, 3rd, 2013- E! presents "Hollywood Goes Country" showcasing the rise of a new mainstream generation of Country stars and the fans who have grown to love them. In this 30-minute special, host, Grammy award winner, and country legend in her own right, LeAnn Rimes gives viewers the inside scoop on the country music industry.  Get a personal look...

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PUT ON THE MANOLOS, GRAB A COSMO AND SETTLE IN AS E! CELEBRATES THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF SEX AND THE CITY!

Los Angeles - June 3rd, 2013 - “Sex and the City” is loved by millions of fans and fashionistas worldwide, and in celebration of 15 years since Carrie, Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte first appeared on TV screens and won our hearts forever, E! is marking the occasion with plenty of fanfare.  On June 6th, the official anniversary date, E! will air a 12...

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BRAVO MEDIAS NEWEST FIERY FEMALES EAT, DRINK, LOVE THEIR WAY THROUGH THE LOS ANGELES FOOD SCENE IN SERIES PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 9PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - June 3, 2013 - Bravo Media premieres "Eat, Drink, Love," a docu-series about five single ladies clawing their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene, on Sunday, August 11 at 9pm ET/PT. The ladies mix business and pleasure in pursuit of the perfect meal and the perfect mate. In the ultra-competitive culinary world, this tight-knit...

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COWBOYS & REDSKINS FEATURED TODAY ON DEBUT OF FACES OF THE FRANCHISE; WHOS ON YOUR TEAMS MOUNT RUSHMORE?

NEW YORK - June 3, 2013 - The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will be featured today when the series "Faces of the Franchise; Who's on Your Team's Mount Rushmore?" debuts during Pro Football Talk, which airs weekdays at 5 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Co-hosts Mike Florio and Erik Kuselias will be joined by Hall of Fame and former Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith to...

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NBC NEWS, UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION AND CHEVRON BREAK DOWN THE SCIENCE OF GOLF IN NEW VIDEO COLLECTION

New York-June 3, 2013-NBC News' educational arm, NBC Learn, is teaming up with the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron Corporation to release the "Science of Golf"- an informative 10-part video series narrated by NBC Sports' lead play-by-play anchor Dan Hicks that explores Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics through the lens of one...

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NBC NEWS TO PARTNER WITH SUPREME COURT EXPERT FOR COVERAGE OF UPCOMING SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

NEW YORK-June 3, 2013- With pathbreaking rulings on issues such as same-sex marriage, affirmative action, voting rights, and genetic patenting set to be issued throughout the month, NBC News and MSNBC announced today a partnership with the Publisher of SCOTUSblog (Supreme Court of the United States blog) for coverage of the upcoming Supreme Court decisions. As part...

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E! News Exclusive Brad Pitt Talks Falling in Love With Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt (http://www.eonline.com/news/brad_pitt) is not the least surprised that Angelina Jolie (http://www.eonline.com/news/angelina_jolie) has been so public about her double mastectomy....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, JUNE 2

JUNE 2, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured interviews with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI), and a roundtable discussion with NBC News’ Tom Brokaw; former top adviser to President Obama, David Axelrod; Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN); author of the new book, "The Center Holds:...

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LA VOZ KIDS COACHES STRENGTHEN TEAMS WITH THE BEST YOUNG VOICES OF THE COMPETITION THIS SUNDAY AT 8PM/7C ON TELEMUNDO

WHAT:         This Sunday, June 2, coaches, Paulina Rubio, Prince Royce and Roberto Tapia, continue to build their respective teams to win La Voz Kids. Currently #TeamRubio has a total of 13 contestants while #TeamTapia holds 12 and #TeamRoyce 11, out of a maximum of 18 each coach has to select during the Blind Auditions. In the coming weeks, the teams will face...

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USA NETWORKS CHARACTERS UNITE CAMPAIGN AND CB2 TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH THIS JUNE

NEW YORK - May 31, 2013- In celebration of Pride Month, USA Network's award-winning Characters Unite public service initiative is teaming with CB2, the modern home furnishings and accessories destination, for a special multi-platform campaign to help combat hate and discrimination. Through in-store, on-air and digital promotions, the month-long effort will aim to...

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mun2 pop! PREMIERES SATURDAY, JUNE 1st AT 12PM EST/ 11AM CST

LOS ANGELES - May 30, 2013 - mun2 will premiere "mun2 ¡pop!" its newest music entertainment and celebrity lifestyle show on Saturday June 1st at 12pm EST/ 11am CST. Join Guad Venegas and his guest co-hosts Emeraude Toubia and Crash, as they talk to the top celebrities in music, movies, and television. The series will guide the viewer via fun, interactive segments...

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NBC RENEWS HANNIBAL FOR SECOND SEASON

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 30, 2013 - NBC has given a 13-episode second-season renewal to its critically applauded drama "Hannibal." The new season will air no earlier than midseason....

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MEXICOS QUEST FOR THE WORLD CUP IS ON TELEMUNDO WITH A HIGH STAKES MATCH AGAINST JAMAICA ON TUESDAY, JUNE 4 AT 830PM ET

MIAMI - May 30, 2013- Telemundo presents a matchup full of tension on "Rumbo Al Mundial" next Tuesday, June 4 live from Kingston with the clash between Jamaica and Mexico at 8:30PM ET/7:30PM CT/5:30PM PT. Andrí©s Cantor will narrate all the action alongside Sammy Sadovnik, who will be providing the commentary and analysis of two matches pivotal for Mexico's...

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NBC & NBC SPORTS NETWORK TO TELECAST EIGHT HOURS OF THE 2013 USA SEVENS COLLEGIATE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

NEW YORK -May 30th, 2013 – NBC and NBC Sports Network will combine to televise eight hours of programming from the 2013 USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championships, June 1-2, in Philadelphia, Pa....

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THE VOICE EXPANDS TO TWO HOURS FOR LIVE JUNE 10, 17 TELECASTS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 30, 2013 - NBC's hit competition series "The Voice" will expand to two hours for the live June 10 and June 17 episodes....

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2013 NHL STANLEY CUP CONFERENCE FINALS ON NBC AND NBC SPORTS NETWORK TO FEATURE LAST FOUR STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS

NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 30, 2013 - NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern and Western Conference Finals featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins (No. 1 seed and 2009 Stanley Cup Champions) vs. the Boston Bruins (No. 4 seed and 2011 Stanley Cup Champions), and the Chicago Blackhawks (No. 1 seed and 2010 Stanley Cup...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS EXPANDED LIVE COVERAGE OF THE PREFONTAINE CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY

NEW YORK - May 30, 2013 - NBC Sports Group presents expanded live coverage of the 39th Prefontaine Classic this Saturday, June 1, from Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Live coverage begins on NBC Sports Network (3:30-4:30 p.m. ET), and continues on NBC (4:30-6 p.m. ET)....

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E! IS ON HIGH ALERT AS POP CULTURE FANS AROUND THE WORLD ANTICIPATE THE ROYAL BIRTH OF WILLIAM AND KATES BABY

LOS ANGELES – May 30, 2013 – As Kate heads into her last trimester, E! has locked in its plans to cover the royal birth from all angles on all platforms. The network is giving this momentous occasion the “royal treatment” with many on-air hours, including two originally produced specials and an E! News team on the ground in London to provide...

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May 29, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," as well as the new book "And the Mountains Echoed."...

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MIKE FLORIO TO HOST FACES OF THE FRANCHISE; WHOS ON YOUR TEAMS MOUNT RUSHMORE? SERIES ON PRO FOOTBALL TALK

NEW YORK - May 29, 2013 - Pro Football Talk, NBC Sports Network's daily NFL show co-hosted by Mike Florio and Erik Kuselias, is creating a series – "Faces of the Franchise; Who's on Your Team's Mount Rushmore?" — to determine the four most influential people in the history of each NFL team. Multiple NBC Sports Group platforms, including NBC Sports...

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ESQUIRE NETWORK TO DEBUT SEPTEMBER 23; PRIMETIME KICKS OFF WITH TWO-HOUR SPECIAL CELEBRATING ESQUIRE MAGAZINES 80TH ANNIVERSARY

LOS ANGELES – May 29, 2013 - Esquire Network will debut on Monday, September 23, 2013, it was announced today. The network will kick off primetime with a two-hour special that commemorates Esquire magazine's landmark 80th anniversary, timed to coincide with the October debut of the magazine's anniversary issue. The original ESQUIRE 80TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL ...

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GOLFS LONGEST DAY FOLLOWS PURSUIT OF U.S. OPEN DREAMS, MONDAY, JUNE 3

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 28, 2013 - On Monday, June 3, a team of more than 50 reporters and production professionals corresponding live from 13 locations around the United States for 17 consecutive hours - what Golf Channel has coined GOLF'S LONGEST DAY - will chronicle U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying, when nearly 1,000 amateur and professional golfers of all ages...

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BOB COSTAS RE-EXAMINES THE FREEH REPORT TONIGHT ON COSTAS TONIGHT, 11 P.M. ET ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK

NEW YORK - May 29, 2013 - Representatives of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's family including Paterno spokesman Dan McGinn, Former Attorney General and Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh, who wrote an independent review of the Freeh Report, and Paterno family attorney Wick Sollers, join Bob Costas, a 25-time Emmy Award-winning journalist and one of...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRIMED FOR AN UNPRECEDENTED MORE THAN 110 LIVE COVERAGE HOURS FOR U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, JUNE 8-16

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 29, 2013 - Unprecedented television coverage dedicated to the 2013 U.S. Open Championship is on tap for golf fans, with NBC and Golf Channel scheduled to present more than 70 live hours of tournament and news coverage, June 9-16....

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STYLE MEDIA NAMES MEL OTTENBERG - RENOWNED STYLIST TO RIHANNA - AS A MENTOR ON NEW FASHION COMPETITION SERIES STYLED TO ROCK

LOS ANGELES-May 29, 2013-Style Media (http://www.stylenetwork.com/) announced today that renowned stylist Mel Ottenberg, who currently styles Rihanna, will serve as the third and final mentor on "Styled to Rock (http://www.stylenetwork.com/tv-shows/styled-to-rock/)."  The new fashion competition series from executive producer Robyn Rihanna Fenty will search for the...

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CASSADEE POPE TO RETURN TO THE VOICE WITH LIVE PERFORMANCE ON JUNE 4

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 28, 2013 - Cassadee Pope, winner of season three of "The Voice," will return to NBC's hit musical competition series on June 4 with a live performance of her first single, "Wasting All These Tears." The song, which will be available on iTunes on the same day, has already received airplay on country radio....

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USHER, DARIUS RUCKER LATEST ADDITIONS TO HEARTLAND CONCERT LINEUP

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 27, 2013 - Usher and Darius Rucker have been added to the lineup of performers set to hit the stage for the May 29 "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" organized and headlined by Blake Shelton....

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LUKE BRYAN, RASCAL FLATTS AND RYAN TEDDER OF ONE REPUBLIC ADDED TO HEARTLAND CONCERT LINEUP

OKLAHOMA CITY — May 25, 2013 — Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts and Ryan Tedder of One Republic have been added to the lineup for the "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" organized and headlined by Blake Shelton with previously announced Grammy Award-winning artists Miranda Lambert, Reba and Vince Gill also performing....

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BLAKE SHELTON ORGANIZES 'HEALING IN THE HEARTLAND RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT' AT CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA IN OKLAHOMA CITY ON MAY 29

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 24, 2013 – Blake Shelton has organized and will headline the telethon “Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert” on May 29, to take place at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City....

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E! News Exclusive Jennifer Hudson Signs On as American Idol Judge! (Plus, Find Out Who Else Is Close to Coming Aboard)

American Idol has nailed down its first alum turned judge: Jennifer Hudson<http://preview.eonline.com/news/jennifer_hudson>....

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ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS EXCLUSIVE PLAZA TOWERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IN MOORE, OKLAHOMA SPEAKS OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE DEVASTATING TORNADO

NEW YORK – May 24, 2013 - In a "Rock Center with Brian Williams" exclusive, Amy Simpson, the Principal of Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore, Oklahoma speaks out for the first time since the devastating E-F5 tornado swept through their town, flattening the elementary school and taking the lives of 7 children. In an emotional interview with Kate Snow, airing...

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NBC COMPLETES BEST MAY SWEEP IN NINE YEARS AS NETWORK FINISHES 0.1 OF RATING POINT OUT OF FIRST

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 23, 2013 - NBC has delivered its most successful May sweep in nine years, finishing within just 0.1 of a rating point of #1 after finishing 0.8 of a point out of first in May 2012 and 1.3 points out of #1 two years ago ("live plus same day")....

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DAVID ALVARADO JOINS TELEMUNDO MEDIA AS VICE PRESIDENT, ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICITY

MIAMI – May 21, 2013 – Telemundo Media announced today the appointment of veteran marketing and communications executive David Alvarado as Vice President of Entertainment Publicity. Alvarado is based in Miami and will report to Alfredo Richard, Senior Vice President of Communications and Talent Strategy....

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USA NETWORK TO AIR ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING FILM MILK WITH SPECIAL INTRODUCTION BY EMMYAWARD-WINNER AND ACTIVIST NEIL PATRICK HARRIS

NEW YORK - MAY 23, 2013 - NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group Chairman Bonnie Hammer today announced that USA Network will air Milk as the next film in the quarterly series that builds upon the Characters Unite public service campaign to advance the national dialogue to help combat hate and discrimination and promote greater tolerance and acceptance. With a...

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JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON DOMINATE WITH TONIGHTS BIGGEST 18-49 AUDIENCE SINCE DECEMBER AND LATE NIGHTS BEST SINCE NEW YEARS WEEK

For the Week of May 13-17, Jay and Jimmy Deliver Bigger Audiences Than Their Time-Period Broadcast Competition in Every Key Category - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54...

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MATT ROGERS (AMERICAN IDOL) SELECTED TO HOST NEW USA NETWORK COMPETITION REALITY SERIES SUMMER CAMP

NEW YORK - May 21, 2013 - USA announced today that Matt Rogers, a former "American Idol" finalist and seasoned on-air talent, will be the host of the network's new competition reality series, SUMMER CAMP. The eight episode one-hour series will premiere on Thursday, July 11 at 8/7c on USA....

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NEW E! SERIES THE WANTED LIFE GOES INSIDE THE UNFILTERED ROCK STAR LIFESTYLE OF ONE OF MUSICS BIGGEST SENSATIONS

May 20, 2013 - E! is taking viewers inside the world of one of the music industry's most talked about pop bands, The Wanted.  The new series, "The Wanted Life," reveals the daily and very chaotic lives of the 5 UK musicians - Max, Siva, Jay, Tom and Nathan - that make up this edgy and talented powerhouse as they descend on Los Angeles for the first time to work...

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DAVID JANOLLARI SIGNS FIRST-LOOK DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH NBC ENTERTAINMENT

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 22, 2013 -Award- winning producer and network executive David Janollari, who has shepherded hit shows ranging from FRIENDS and SIX FEET UNDER to SUPERNATURAL and AWKWARD, is setting up a new production company in an exclusive deal with Universal Television, it was announced today by Bela Bajaria, Executive Vice President of Universal...

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BRAVO MEDIA BREAKS GROUND ON TUESDAY, JULY 9 WITH AN ALL-NEW SEASON OF INTERIOR THERAPY WITH JEFF LEWIS AT 9PM FOLLOWED BY NEW SERIES PREMIERE OF PROPERTY ENVY AT 10PM

"Property Envy" Features Experts Jeff Lewis, Mary McDonald, Brandie Malay and Stephen Collins Dishing on the World's Most Exclusive Homes...

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THE WOMENS CONCERT FOR CHANGE LIVE FROM LONDON, A GLOBAL CONCERT EVENT FOR FEMALE EMPOWERMENT, TO AIR SUNDAY, JUNE 2

NEW YORK - May 22, 2013 - NBC is set to air "The Women's Concert for Change: Live from London," a live concert event from Twickenham Stadium in London, on Sunday, June 2 (9-11 p.m. ET)....

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USA NETWORK GREENLIGHTS ORIGINAL HALF HOUR COMEDY PILOT DIVIDE & CONQUER

NEW YORK - May 22, 2013 - USA Network today greenlit a new original half hour comedy pilot with an order for DIVIDE & CONQUER from executive producer and writer Peter Ocko (FAIRLY LEGAL, "The Office," "Pushing Daisies").  The news comes on the heels of the network's first comedy series pickups for SIRENS and PLAYING HOUSE and a pilot order for LOVE IS DEAD. ...

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OXYGENS BAD GIRLS CLUB SEASON 11 RETURNS TO MIAMI AIRING TUESDAYS THIS SUMMER

NEW YORK - May 21, 2013 - Oxygen’s fan-favorite original series "Bad Girls Club" returns to Miami in its 11th season airing Tuesdays this summer. The newest Bad Girls are bringing the heat to South Beach, and with personalities this big drama is sure to follow. Miami was previously home to the Bad Girls of season 5, and the seven newest cast members are ready...

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BLAKE SHELTON, SHERYL CROW TO PERFORM LIVE NEXT WEEK ON NBCS THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 21, 2013 - "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton, as well as advisor Sheryl Crow, are set to perform on the hit NBC musical competition series next week....

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NBC DELIVERS ITS MOST COMPETITIVE TV SEASON AND MAY SWEEP IN NINE YEARS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 21, 2013 - NBC is closing out the traditional 2012-13 primetime TV season running within a tenth of a rating point of second place in adults 18-49, NBC's most competitive position at the end of a season in nine years....

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GIULIANA RANCIC (E! NEWS) AND NICK JONAS (JONAS BROTHERS) TO HOST THE 2013 MISS USA COMPETITION LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 16 ON NBC

NEW YORK - May 21, 2013 - NBC, Donald J. Trump, and Paula M. Shugart, President of The Miss Universe Organization, announced today that Giuliana Rancic, co-anchor of "E! News," and Nick Jonas, Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter, will host the 62nd Annual MISS USA® Competition airing live on NBC Sunday, June 16 (9-11 p.m. ET) from PH Live at Planet...

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NBC OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS PROMOTES JEFF MORRIS TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY

NEW YORK - May 21, 2013 - The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today announced that Jeff Morris has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations and Technology, effective immediately. In his new role, Morris will oversee a wide portfolio that includes technology, sales and traffic operations, environmental health and safety and FCC...

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NBC NEWS AND MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE OF DEVASTATION IN OKLAHOMA

MAY 20, 2013 — NBC News and MSNBC will continue to provide extensive coverage of the devastation in Moore, Oklahoma after a deadly tornado ripped through the city on Monday afternoon....

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NBC KICKS OFF 2013 SEARCH FOR THE NATIONS FUNNIEST COMICS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 20, 2013 - NBCUniversal launches its 2013 search for the funniest comics from diverse backgrounds by announcing that the network's diversity initiative has a new name and logo. The announcement was made today by Kendra Carter, Director of Talent Diversity Initiatives, NBCUniversal....

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DOUBLE AMPUTEE JORDAN THOMAS' INSPIRATIONAL GOLF STORY HEADLINES NEW EPISODE OF IN PLAY WITH JIMMY ROBERTS

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 20, 2013 - IN PLAY WITH JIMMY ROBERTS returns Tuesday, May 21 at 10:30 p.m. ET on Golf Channel with a new slate of real-life stories that encompass the game of golf in this critically-acclaimed newsmagazine series....

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NBC ACQUIRES ONE-HOUR SERIES SIBERIA FROM SIERRA/ENGINE TELEVISION AND INFINITY FILMS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 20, 2013 - NBC has acquired the one-hour series "Siberia" from Sierra/Engine Television and Oscar-nominated producer Michael Ohoven's Infinity Films. The series will premiere Monday, July 1 at 10 p.m. ET....

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STYLE MEDIA NAMES MULTI-TALENTED MODEL/DESIGNER ERIN WASSON AS A MENTOR ON NEW FASHION COMPETITION SERIES STYLED TO ROCK

LOS ANGELES - May 20, 2013 - Style Media announced today that model, actress and designer Erin Wasson will serve as the second mentor on "Styled to Rock," the new reality competition series from executive producer Robyn Rihanna Fenty that searches for the next trendsetting designer. Wasson joins previously announced mentor Pharrell Williams to guide 12 up-and...

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DEBORAH TURNESS NAMED PRESIDENT OF NBC NEWS

NEW YORK — May 20, 2013 — Deborah Turness, former editor of ITV News, the United Kingdom's most-watched commercial network news service, has been named President of NBC News. It was announced today by Pat Fili-Krushel, Chairman, NBCUniversal News Group....

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DONALD TRUMP CROWNS MULTI-PLATINUM COUNTRY STAR TRACE ADKINS AS WINNER OF NBCS ALL-STAR CELEBRITY APPRENTICE IN TONIGHTS LIVE FINALE

New York, NY - May 19, 2013 - Host and executive producer, Donald J. Trump, named multi-platinum country star Trace Adkins as the first-ever All-Star Celebrity Apprentice in tonight's live season finale, concluding a dramatic and closely watched sixth season of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (Sunday, 9-11pm ET.)  Adkins beat Las Vegas superstar Penn Jillette in the...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, MAY 19

MAY 19, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured an interview with White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer, an exclusive interview with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), a roundtable conversation with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Wall Street...

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CHRISTINA AGUILERA, CEELO GREEN, ADAM LEVINE AND BLAKE SHELTON SET TO RETURN TO THE VOICE IN FALL

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 17, 2013 - Illustrating the continuity between its original and current coaches lineup, "The Voice" will bring back Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for its fifth cycle in fall and will pair Levine and Shelton with Shakira and Usher for the sixth cycle in midseason.  Carson Daly will return as host for both...

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USA NETWORK UNVEILS POWERFUL ORIGINAL DRAMA DEVELOPMENT SLATE

NEW YORK - May 16, 2013 - Continuing to build on the network's strength of signature original series, USA announced today a powerful new drama slate of upcoming development from high-profile auspices and homegrown series producers. The network also announced that it will start production on HORIZON, a period genre project from Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd (...

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USA NETWORKS CHARACTERS UNITE CAMPAIGN EXPANDS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE NFL

NEW YORK - May 16, 2012 - USA Network announced today that it is expanding its Characters Unite collaboration with the National Football League. The initiative, which works to combat hate and intolerance, kicks off with a new series of vignettes during the NFL regular season and culminates with the third annual NFL CHARACTERS UNITE hour-long special documentary...

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EMMY-AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST CAT GREENLEAF TO BE THE HOST OF DAYTIME FOR USA NETWORK

NEW YORK – May 16, 2013 - USA Network announced today that Emmy®-award winning journalist Cat Greenleaf will be the first-ever host of its top-rated daytime programming block from 11am-3pm. Beginning 4th quarter, NBC's popular "Talk Stoop" franchise hosted by Greenleaf will leap from the local markets to the national stage, drawing on her unique insights and...

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ALL SCREENS ARE CREATED EQUAL AT USA NETWORK

NEW YORK - May 16, 2013 - USA Network today announced it is redefining how consumers watch and interact with TV by unifying the viewing experience – both visually & functionally – across all devices. Using responsive design technology, USA has created a seamless experience for the fan, where content and engagement will be available across all...

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TWO-PART MOTORSPORTS PRESS RELEASE INDY 500 QUALIFYING & MONACO GRAND PRIX

NEW YORK - May 16, 2013 - NBC Sports Network presents 19 hours of coverage surrounding the Indianapolis 500, including live qualifying, Carb Day, Indy Lights, an Indy Car 36 episode, and the Indy 500 Parade. Live qualifying coverage begins this Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. ET, continues through Saturday, and returns on Sunday, May 19 at noon ET. Qualifying coverage...

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USA NETWORK GREENLIGHTS ITS FIRST-EVER ORIGINAL HALF HOUR COMEDIES

NEW YORK - May 16, 2013 - USA Network today greenlit its first original half-hour comedies, with series orders for SIRENS from Denis Leary ("Rescue Me") and Bob Fisher ("Wedding Crashers") and PLAYING HOUSE from Jessica St. Clair ("Bridesmaids," "Best Friends Forever") and Lennon Parham ("Best Friends Forever," "Accidentally On Purpose"). The network also picked up...

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GO ANNIKA CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC MOMENT WHEN ANNIKA SORENSTAM TEED IT UP AGAINST THE MEN OF THE PGA TOUR

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 15, 2013 - Marking 10 years to the day of the historic moment when Annika Sorenstam hit one of the most famous tee shots ever and became the first woman in modern history to test her mettle among men in a PGA TOUR event, Golf Channel will air a definitive retrospection of that slice of history in Go Annika, airing Wednesday, May 22, at 9 p...

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GOLF CHANNEL KICKS OFF WEB.COM TOUR SCHEDULE WITH BMW CHARITY PRO-AM, BEGINNING THURSDAY, MAY 16

ORLANDO, Fla. -May 15, 2013- Golf Channel’s coverage of the 2013 Web.com Tour season gets underway Thursday with live, four-round coverage of the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation from Greenville, S.C....

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO DAVID GREGORY INTERVIEWS HISTORIAN RICK ATKINSON

May 15, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Rick Atkinson to discuss lessons from World War II for today's modern military. His new book, "The Guns at Last Light," is the final in his Liberation Trilogy about America’s involvement in Europe during World War II....

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STYLE MEDIA NAMES MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD WINNER AND FASHION TRAILBLAZER PHARRELL WILLIAMS AS A MENTOR OF NEW COMPETITION SERIES STYLED TO ROCK

LOS ANGELES-May 15, 2013-Style Media (http://www.stylenetwork.com/) announced today that multi-Grammy Award winner and fashion designer Pharrell Williams will serve as one of the mentors on "Styled to Rock," (http://www.stylenetwork.com/tv-shows/styled-to-rock/) the new reality competition series from executive producer Robyn Rihanna Fenty that searches for the...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT 2014 U.S. SPEEDSKATING OLYMPIC TRIALS

NEW YORK and KEARNS, Utah – MAY 15, 2013 - US Speedskating, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee, announced today that for the first time ever the 2014 U.S. Speedskating Olympic Trials will air on both network and cable television with 13 hours of coverage across NBC and NBC Sports Network. The Olympic Trials will select the 2014 U.S....

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YAHOO! FINANCE AND CNBC LAUNCH THEIR THIRD ORIGINAL CO-PRODUCTION, TALKING NUMBERS

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 14, 2013 - Yahoo! Finance and CNBC launch their third original co-production, "Talking Numbers." Hosted by CNBC's Brian Sullivan, "Talking Numbers" is a fully integrated media experience that takes a 360° approach to trading, highlighting the best investment opportunities by analyzing stocks from both a technical and fundamental point of...

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CROWD RULES $50,000 CHALLENGE KICKS OFF TODAY ON CNBC.COM

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - May 14, 2013 - Could your small business use $50,000? All it takes is the ability to win over the crowd! From now until May 27th, you can enter your business in the "Crowd Rules $50,000 Challenge."...

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MCDOWELL JOINS HOLLY SONDERS ON PLAYING LESSONS; GOLF'S GREATEST ROUNDS BEGINS TONIGHT WITH DRAMATIC 2008 U.S. OPEN SHOWDOWN

2010 U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell Joins Host Holly Sonders on Playing Lessons Tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET...

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BRAVO MEDIA GOES BEHIND THE GATES WITH A TWO-HOUR THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY 100TH EPISODE SPECIAL PREMIERING MONDAY, JUNE 24 AT 8PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - May 14, 2013 - In celebration of a major milestone for the franchise that started it all, Bravo Media will premiere "The Real Housewives of Orange County: 100th Episode Special" on Monday, June 24 at 8pm ET/PT. This epic two-hour documentary special explores the Housewives phenomenon and how it has impacted the lives of the women and their families who...

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA ADDS NEW ALTERNATIVE SERIES, MISS LATINA USA, TO 2013-2014 PROGRAMMING LINE-UP

NEW YORK-May 14, 2013-Telemundo Media, the number one producer of Spanish-language primetime programming, announced today the addition of the MISS LATINA USAâ„¢ competition to the slate of new programming to be unveiled at its annual Upfront presentation being held today at New York's Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz At Lincoln Center. MISS LATINA USAâ„¢ is an...

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2013 NHL STANLEY CUP CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS ON NBC, NBC SPORTS NETWORK AND CNBC

NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 14, 2013 - NBC Sports Group's presentation of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues with the Eastern and Western Conference Semifinals featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins (1) - Ottawa Senators (7), Boston Bruins (4) - New York Rangers (6),Chicago Blackhawks (1) - Detroit Red Wings (7), and Los Angeles Kings (5) - San Jose Sharks (6). NBC Sports...

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA INTRODUCES TELEMUNDOMS, PORTAL FOR DIGITAL AND MOBILE CONTENT VIEWING

NEW YORK, May 14, 2013-On the heels of announcing over 1000 hours of new content and the launch of FLUENCY, a groundbreaking multi-platform production studio, Telemundo Media today unveiled TelemundoMí¡s, the network's first ever full-length player for the web and mobile devices providing passionate and authenticated fans with a user-friendly destination where they...

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OSCAR AND TONY AWARD-WINNER JOEL GREY CASTS AN ENCHANTING SPELL ON SYFYS WAREHOUSE 13 THIS MONDAY, MAY 20 AT 10PM

NEW YORK - May 14, 2013 - Abracadabra! Oscar and Tony Award-winning legendary actor Joel Grey (Cabaret) conjures up mayhem onSyfy's Warehouse 13 when he guest stars on the Monday, May 20 episode, premiering at 10PM (ET/PT)....

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TELEMUNDO MEDIA UNVEILS ROBUST SLATE FEATURING OVER 1,000 HOURS OF NEW, ORIGINAL CONTENT ACROSS BROADCAST, MOBILE AND ONLINE PLATFORMS

NEW YORK-May 13, 2013-At Telemundo Media's annual Upfront presentation, being held tomorrow (May 14th)  at New York's Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz At Lincoln Center, network executives will announce a vibrant lineup of new and returning programming for 2013-2014.  Featuring over 1,000 hours of new content, including five telenovelas and two daytime series,...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS 6 HOURS OF PREAKNESS STAKES COVERAGE

NEW YORK - May 13, 2013 - Kentucky Derby winner Orb leads the field as the NBC Sports Group presents 6½ hours of coverage of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. Coverage begins from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., Friday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, and culminates with the Preakness Stakes Saturday at 4:30...

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OXYGEN GREENLIGHTS AUTHENTIC NEW DOCU-SERIES PASTORS OF L.A. SET TO PREMIERE FALL 2013

NEW YORK - May 13, 2013 - Oxygen Media has teamed up with Lemuel Plummer, the creator and executive producer of "Vindicated" and producer of "The Sheards," and Holly Carter, creator and executive producer of "106 & Gospel" and executive producer of "The Sheards," for the network's latest series greenlight, "Pastors of L.A." (working title), an authentic new...

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CNBC TO DEBUT ITS INAUGURAL CNBC DISRUPTOR 50 LIST BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 13TH

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 13, 2013−Netflix changed the TV model. Amazon changed how we shop. And, Google changed everything...who's next? Beginning Monday, May 13th through Friday, May 17th, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will unveil the results of its first inaugural CNBC Disruptor 50 list on "Squawk Box" at 8AM ET and "Fast Money" at 5PM ET. CNBC looks...

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DISTINCTIVE NEW FAMILY COMEDIES, ACTION-DRIVEN NEW DRAMAS AND QUALITY RETURNING SERIES HIGHLIGHT DIVERSE AND BALANCED 2013-14 NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE

NEW YORK CITY - May 12, 2013 - NBC has announced a new lineup of primetime shows for the 2013-14 season that provide a winning combination of popular returning series, fresh new comedies, compelling new dramas and the latest season of "The Voice," the top reality program on television....

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NBC NAMES SETH MEYERS AS HOST OF 'LATE NIGHT' WHEN JIMMY FALLON TAKES OVER 'THE TONIGHT SHOW' IN 2014

NEW YORK – May 12, 2013 - NBC names the versatile Emmy-winning writer/performer Seth Meyers as the new host of “Late Night” when Jimmy Fallon moves to “The Tonight Show” in 2014.  Lorne Michaels will executive produce "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and Michael Shoemaker will remain with the franchise as producer.  "Late Night with Seth...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, MAY 12

MAY 12, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured exclusive interviews with House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), an interview with Ambassador Thomas Pickering, and a roundtable discussion with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) who is a...

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HUNTER BELL IS NAMED NBCS FASHION STAR ON TONIGHTS SEASON FINALE - SELLING HER CAPSULE COLLECTIONS TO MACYS, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE AND EXPRESS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 10,  2013 -  In the season finale episode of NBC's "Fashion Star" (Friday, May 10, 8-9 p.m. ET), contestants Hunter Bell, Cassandra Hobbins and Daniel Silverstein were challenged to create a capsule collection for all three retailers. After weeks of hard work, the remaining contestants gave everything they had for a chance to be crowned...

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NBCS ANDREA MITCHELL INTERVIEWS SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY ABOUT BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION

MAY 10, 2013 — In a Google+ Hangout today, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell questioned Secretary of State John Kerry about the ongoing investigation into the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya....

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USA NETWORKS EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES BURN NOTICE WILL AIR ITS FINAL SEASON THIS SUMMER

New York, NY - May 10, 2013 – USA announced today that its Emmy®-nominated original drama series and ratings juggernaut BURN NOTICE will air its seventh and final season beginning Thursday, June 6 at 9/8c. The hit series, from Fox Television Studios and creator Matt Nix, stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless and Coby Bell, and...

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SYFY RENEWS HIT SERIES DEFIANCE, PROMISING MORE ACTION AND INTRIGUE IN SEASON TWO

NEW YORK - May 10, 2013 - Syfy has renewed its groundbreaking series Defiance, giving a 13-episode second season order to the critically acclaimed hit that has catapulted Syfy to the top cable drama spot in the time period among adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers for three consecutive Mondays. Season two of Defiance, produced by Universal Cable...

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO DAVID GREGORY INTERVIEWS BUZZ ALDRIN

May 10, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin to discuss his new book, "Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration."...

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NBC OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS NAMES RIC HARRIS PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF NBC CONNECTICUT / WVIT

WEST HARTFORD, CT - (May 10, 2013) - The NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal today announced that Ric Harris has been named President and General Manager of NBC Connecticut / WVIT, effective immediately. Harris brings more than 25 years of media industry experience to the job, the majority spent in general management and advertising sales...

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SYFY KICKS OFF SUMMER 2013 WITH SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PROGRAMMING

NEW YORK - May 9, 2013 - Syfy will get Summer 2013 off to a blistering start this Memorial Day weekend featuring a festival of the Roger Corman classic films Sharktopus, Piranhaconda, Dinoshark, Supergator and Dinocroc vs Supergator on Monday, May 27....

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DATELINES OBSESSION THE JODI ARIAS STORY TO AIR FRIDAY, MAY 10 AT 9PM/8C

NEW YORK - May 9, 2013 - On Friday, May 10 at 9pm/8c, NBC's "Dateline" will give viewers an in-depth look into one of the most-followed murder trials in recent years. "Dateline" will devote an hour to telling the full story of the Jodi Arias case, the 32-year-old Arizona woman who admitted to killing her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander. "Dateline" will provide...

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THE NEW YORK GIANTS & NBC 4 NEW YORK TEAM UP TO HOST INAUGURAL HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — May 09, 2013 –  The four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants and broadcast partner NBC 4 New York are teaming up to host the very first family-friendly NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo. One of the largest FREE and open-to-the-public health events will be held at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 22 and...

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FINAL 12 ARTISTS READY TO CONTINUE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY AS THE VOICE NARROWS FIELD IN PURSUIT OF A CHAMPION

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 9, 2013 - "The Voice" is down to its final 12 contestants as the final phase of the musical competition series begins on Monday, May 13 (8-10 p.m. ET)....

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AN NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE ANN CURRY INTERVIEWS TURKISH PRIME MINISTER RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN WHO ASSERTS THAT SYRIAS PRESIDENT BASHAR HAFEZ AL-ASSAD HAS USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS

NEW YORK - May 9, 2013 - In an exclusive interview that took place this afternoon in Istanbul, Ann Curry, NBC News' National and International Correspondent and Anchor at Large, sat down with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who asserts that Syria's President Bashar Hafez al-Assad has used chemical weapons and that Assad crossed President Obama's red...

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NBC SPORTS NETWORK TO AIR USA VS. IRAN WRESTLING FROM HISTORIC GRAND CENTRAL STATION IN NEW YORK CITY

NEW YORK  - May 9, 2013 - USA Wrestling, NBC Sports Network and Universal Sports combine to present "The Rumble on the Rails," live wrestling featuring the national teams from the USA, Iran and Russia, from Vanderbilt Hall in historic Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Wednesday, May 15....

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MEXICAN NOVELA HEARTTHROB AARON DIAZ SIGNS EXCLUSIVE MULTI PROJECT DEAL WITH TELEMUNDO STUDIOS

Miami - May 8, 2013 - Telemundo Studios confirmed it signed an exclusive multi-project deal with well-known Mexican telenovela star Aarón Dí­az. Dí­az, who has stared innumerous internationally successful telenovelas and participated in the ABCseries “Pan AM,” will join Telemundo's growing list of over 35 exclusive talents. As the number #1 producer of...

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DEPORTES TELEMUNDO RECEIVES TWO NATIONAL SPORTS EMMY AWARDS AS PART OF NBCS COVERAGE OF THE 2012 LONDON OLYMPIC GAMES

MIAMI - MAY 8, 2013- Deportes Telemundo was recognized with two 2013 National Sports Emmyâ„¢ Awards in the "Technical Achievement" and "Outstanding Technical Team Studio" categories for its work covering the 2012 London Olympic Games as part of the NBC Sports Group that won 11 Emmys, the most of any sports media provider....

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BON VOYAGE! BRAVO MEDIA SETS SAIL WITH NEW DOCU-SERIES BELOW DECK PREMIERING MONDAY, JULY 1 AT 10PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - May 8, 2013 - Bravo Media cruises into uncharted waters when its new docu-series "Below Deck" premieres on Monday, July 1 at 10p.m ET/PT. The series follows a group of crewmembers living and working aboard "Honor," a 164' mega-yacht and kicks off with a half-hour preview special airing on Monday, June 10 at 11p.m. ET/PT. The upstairs and downstairs...

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OXYGEN'S MOTHER'S DAY STUDY REVEALS- 82% DEFINE A MOTHER AS THE WOMAN WHO RAISED YOU

New York- May 8, 2013 - Oxygen Media released initial findings of a study conducted by uSamp, providing insights into motherhood and adoption, revealing that a whopping 87 percent of Americans believe the definition of a traditional family has evolved and 55 percent say there is no longer traditional family. "Diff'rent Strokes" dad, Phillip Drummond, may have been...

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NBC NEWS DIGITAL GROUP STAFFS UP WITH SALES VETERANS FROM GANNETT, BBC AND THE STREET

NEW YORK-May 8, 2013- NBC News Digital Group announced today that it is staffing up its sales leadership team with veterans from Gannett, BBC and The Street. This announcement comes as NBC News Digital Group begins to take over sales responsibility from MSN following the acquisition of the Msnbc Digital Network from Microsoft in July 2012. Peter Naylor is the...

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SYFYS HIT SERIES HAVEN BEGINS PRODUCTION ON SEASON 4 IN HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

NEW YORK- May 8, 2013 - Startling new mysteries and secrets are in the works as Syfy's hit series Haven goes into production today, May 8, on an all-new 13 episode Season 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia....

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ADAM LEVINE, JORDAN FELDSTEIN SIGN DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH NBC FOR SCRIPTED AND ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 8, 2013 - "The Voice" coach Adam Levine and producing partner Jordan Feldstein have signed an exclusive one-year first-look development deal with NBC Entertainment....

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mun2 PREMIERES ITS HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED MUSIC-CELEB REALITY SERIES ALERTA ZERO THIS SATURDAY MAY 11 AT 3PM ET/2C

LOS ANGELES - May 8, 2013 – mun2, the leading Hispanic cable network for young Hispanic adults, premieres its highly-anticipated music-celeb reality series ALERTA ZERO this Saturday May 11 at 3pm ET/ 2C. The docu-reality follows the former lead singer of the chart-topping, high profile Regional Mexican music group Alacranes Musical, Memo Ibarra as he forms...

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BRIAN SHACTMAN NAMED HOST OF MSNBC's WAY TOO EARLY

NEW YORK – May 8, 2013 – Brian Shactman has been named host of MSNBC’s “Way Too Early” (weekdays 5:30- 6:00 a.m.). He’ll begin on Monday, May 13 and will also contribute to “Morning Joe.” The announcement was made today by MSNBC President Phil Griffin....

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NBC SPORTS GROUP COLLECTS 11 SPORTS EMMY AWARDS, MOST OF ANY SPORTS MEDIA COMPANY

NEW YORK - May 7, 2013 - NBC Sports Group won 11 Sports Emmy Awards, the most of any sports media company for the third straight year; the London Olympics received five Emmys, including Outstanding Live Event Turnaround; Super Bowl XLVII won for Outstanding Live Sports Special; Sunday Night Football won its fifth consecutive award for Outstanding Live Sports Series...

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BRAVO MEDIA HITS THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS WITH SEASON FINALE OF DUKES OF MELROSE AND SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK ON WEDNESDAY MAY 8

NEW YORK- May 7, 2013 – Bravo Media delivers an epic night of fashion with the double-episode season finale of "Dukes of Melrose" and sky-high drama with the season two premiere of "Million Dollar Listing New York" on Wednesday May 8. Beginning at 9:00pm ET/PT, the evening starts as Christos and Cameron jet off to New York City for a classic Decades "pop-up"...

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THE NEW YORK GIANTS & NBC 4 NEW YORK TEAM UP TO HOST INAUGURAL HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -May 07, 2013 — The four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants and broadcast partner NBC 4 New York are teaming up to host the very first family-friendly NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo. One of the largest FREE and open-to-the-public health events will be held at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday,...

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO PERFORM SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL OPENING THEME ON NBC

NEW YORK - May 7, 2013 - NBC selected six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist, Carrie Underwood, to perform "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, Sunday Night Football on NBC. Country music superstar Underwood, the season-four winner of American Idol, makes her Sunday Night Football...

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TELEMUNDO STUDIOS KICKS OFF PRODUCTION IN LOS ANGELES OF NEW TELENOVELA DAMA Y OBRERO, STARRING ANA LAYEVSKA, JOSE LUIS RESENDEZ AND FABIAN RIOS

MIAMI – May 7, 2013 – Telemundo Studios heads to Los Angeles to kick off production of "Dama y Obrero," a new original telenovela starring Ana Layevska, Josí© Luis Resí©ndez and Fabií¡n Rí­os. Set in locations such as Beverly Hills, the famous "East LA" neighborhood, Santa Monica and Malibu, this is a love story of two people who discover that, despite...

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LAST EPISODE OF THE OFFICE EXTENDED AN ADDITIONAL 15 MINUTES

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 7, 2013 - NBC is extending the length of the final episode of "The Office," with a running time that will now extend from 9-10:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 16....

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TODAY'S GREAT AMERICAN ADVENTURE

NEW YORK - May 7, 2013 – - Fasten your seat belts and prepare for takeoff - NBC's TODAY show is leaving New York City for a weeklong American adventure. Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales and Willie Geist will pack their bags and head to five different U.S. destinations in five days. TODAY's Great American Adventure begins Monday, May 20....

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MAROON 5 TO PERFORM LIVE ON MAY 20 EDITION OF THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - May 6, 2013 - Grammy Award-winning recording artist Maroon 5, led by coach Adam Levine, have announced they will perform live May 20 on NBC's hit musical competition series, "The Voice."...

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FANS OF SYFYS WAREHOUSE 13 INVITED TO INTERACT WITH CHARACTERS FROM THEIR FAVORITE SHOW VIA TWITTER DURING LIVE PREMIERE BROADCASTS - @SYFY

NEW YORK - May 3, 2013 - For fans who've ever wondered what the agents of Warehouse 13 are really thinking during their weekly adventures to snag, bag and tag the world's charmed Artifacts, Syfy is turning over its Twitter handle - @Syfy - to the characters from the show where they can interact with fans, answer questions and share some personal commentary about...

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COZI TV TO DEBUT NEW REALITY SHOW PUSHING IT FEATURING MODERN DAY PERSONAL TRAINER AND BIRTHING COACH JENNY SKOOG ON JUNE 2

NEW YORK - May 6, 2013 - COZI TV, the network developed by the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, today announced that Pushing It, a new reality television show starring Jenny Skoog, a modern day birthing coach and personal trainer, will premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 9 PM EST. This series will follow Skoog and her adventures coaching and...

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NHL 36 CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS PREMIERS TOMORROW NIGHT ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK

NEW YORK — May 6, 2013 – NBC Sports Group and the National Hockey League today announced the return of the acclaimed all-access series NHL 36, with a special two-part edition focused on Presidents' Trophy winners, the Chicago Blackhawks. The new episode, which for the first time trained its cameras upon an entire team, airs tomorrow night on NBC Sports...

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FRANK SINATRA, MR. T, AND FANNY PACKS GIVE BRANDS LIKE JACK DANIELS, LEGO, AND OLD NAVY A BUMP UP NBCUNIVERSAL INTEGRATED MEDIA'S BRAND POWER INDEX

NEW YORK -  May 6, 2013 - NBCUniversal's first quarter "Brand Power Index," which measures the 500 most talked about brands among consumers each quarter*, found that the most buzzed about brands were those that integrated a blast from the past into their innovative marketing outreach. Microsoft, Arby's, and Sony PlayStation were among the biggest movers on...

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NEW TODAY.COM SURVEY REVEALS THE SECRET REASONS MOMS ARE STRESSED

NEW YORK-May 6, 2013-An exclusive TODAY Moms/TODAY.com survey of more than 7,000 mothers released today finds that on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being "extremely stressed," the average stress level is about an 8. Moms admit they're often the ones putting pressure on themselves to be Supermom....

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO DAVID GREGORY INTERVIEWS GOOGLES ERIC SCHMIDT

MAY 4, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman and former CEO of Google, to discuss his new book, "The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations, and Business."...

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TODAY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2013

NEW YORK - MAY 3, 2013 - This summer, NBC’s TODAY will once again put the rock in Rockefeller Plaza, bringing together the hottest hit-makers for its 18th annual summer concert series. There's no better way to officially kick off summer than with some Fun. On Friday, May 24, in their first-ever TODAY concert, the Grammy award winners will be turning "Some...

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USA NETWORK UNVEILS A SNEAK PEEK OF GRACELAND,THE NETWORKS PROVOCATIVE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES, FOR TWO WEEKS EXCLUSIVELY ON DEMAND

NEW YORK - APRIL 23, 2013 - USA Network today announced a sneak preview of  GRACELAND, the network's provocative new original series, available beginning on April 29 for a limited two-week period for free on video-on-demand. The pilot will be available on most carriers, including, Comcast Xfinity TV, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, Cox Communications,...

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TRANSCRIPT FOR NBC SPORTS GROUP COVERAGE OF THE 139th KENTUCKY DERBY

NEW YORK - May 2, 2013 - It's the first Saturday in May and that means it's time for the Kentucky Derby. The NBC Sports Group broadcasts exclusive coverage of the 139th Derby this Saturday with coverage starting on NBC Sports Network at 11 a.m. ET and culminating with the Run for the Roses on NBC starting at 4 p.m. ET....

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A NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN, ONE OF THE MOST WELL KNOWN TRANSGENDERED PEOPLE IN AMERICA, SITS DOWN WITH HARRY SMITH TO TALK ABOUT HER NEW BOOK STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU A MEMOIR OF PARENTING IN THREE GENDERS

NEW YORK - May 2, 2013 - In an exclusive interview with Harry Smith, author Jennifer Finney Boylan, a professor at Colby College, and one of the most well-known transgendered people in America, talks about her new book Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders. Married to Deedie Boylan for 25 years, Jennifer's new book describes the...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PRIMED FOR 80 HOURS OF COMBINED NEWS AND TOURNAMENT COVERAGE OF THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP FROM TPC SAWGRASS

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 2, 2013) - NBC Sports Group has a combined 80 hours of live tournament and news coverage on tap for THE PLAYERS Championship from golf's greatest stadium, TPC Sawgrass, Monday-Sunday, May 6-12, which surpasses 2012 as the largest collection of live coverage hours in the history of the tournament....

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IN ONLY A FEW DAYS THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED GLOBAL HIT SINGING COMPETITION LA VOZ KIDS ARRIVES TO TELEMUNDO ON SUNDAY, MAY 5TH AT 7PM/6C

MIAMI- May 1st, 2013 - This Sunday, May 5th at 7pm/6c the dream begins at Telemundo for the young talented artists 7 to 14 years old competing in the global hit singing competition "La Voz Kids." Hosted by Daisy Fuentes and Jorge Bernal, "La Voz Kids" will give Telemundo's audience the opportunity to witness how expert celebrity music coaches Paulina Rubio, Prince...

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BRAVO MEDIA SWEETENS THE WEEKENDS WHEN THE KANDI FACTORY MOVES TO SUNDAY NIGHTS AT 10PM ET/PT BEGINNING MAY 5

NEW YORK - May 1, 2013 - Bravo Media has a change of tune when "The Kandi Factory" moves to Sunday nights at 10pm beginning May 5 - the upcoming episode will feature two stories that hit close to home for Kandi. In her most emotional challenge yet, she mentors Cory, a talented 18-year-old theater enthusiast who suffers from Autism, Tourette’s syndrome, ADD...

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REGULAR-SEASON NHL VIEWERSHIP ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK IS BEST ON CABLE IN NEARLY TWO DECADES

NEW YORK - April 30, 2013 - More viewers watched the NHL regular season on NBC Sports Network this year than in any previous year since the channel began televising games in 2005-06. The 2013 NHL regular season on NBC Sports Network was also the most-watched season on cable in nearly two decades, and up 18 percent vs. last year....

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KLG AND HODA IN CHARLESTON

NEW YORK - April 30, 2013 –  Kathie Lee and Hoda bid farewell to NYC and say "hey y'all" to Charleston, SC! The fourth hour of TODAY takes the show on the road and broadcasts from Charleston Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3. Kathie Lee and Hoda encourage viewers to practice their southern hospitality and join them on a Lowcountry adventure....

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BRAVO MEDIA CRANKS UP THE COMEDY WITH THE PREMIERE OF KATHY GRIFFIN CALM DOWN GURRL ON TUESDAY, JUNE 4th AT 1030PM

NEW YORK- April 30, 2013 - Bravo Media will premiere the all-new one-hour comedy special “Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl" on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30 PM ET/PT. Filmed before a live audience at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA, the special features Emmy Award winning comedian, Kathy Griffin's, hilarious view of the most talked about...

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DAILYCANDY NAMES MAHA AL-EMAM VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY

NEW YORK – April 30, 2013  - DailyCandy, the original trusted source for expertly curated discoveries of fashion, food, and fun, today announced Maha Al-Emam as its Vice President of Product and Technology. Al-Emam joins DailyCandy from Bloomberg.com, where she was the former Head of Global Product. Al-Emam will report to Alison Moore, General Manager and...

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MARIA SHRIVER TO JOIN NBC NEWS AS SPECIAL ANCHOR

NEW YORK -April 30, 2013 — Maria Shriver, the Peabody and Emmy award-winning journalist, producer and best-selling author, joins NBC News as a special anchor reporting on the shifting roles, emerging power and evolving needs of women in modern life....

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E! AND ESQUIRE NETWORK NAME DAVID GLEASON TO HEAD RESEARCH

Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 2013 - E! and Esquire Network have named David Gleason SVP, Research, it was announced today by Cyndi McClellan, President of Network Strategy and E! News. Gleason will oversee all research for the companies, spearheading efforts across all platforms, and will be responsible for research that affects all areas of their businesses,...

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E! UNVEILS DYNAMIC SLATE OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING, INCLUDING NEW SERIES, SPECIALS AND RETURNING FAVORITES, PLUS AN EXPANSIVE DEVELOPMENT ROSTER FEATURING SCRIPTED, UNSCRIPTED AND TOPICAL/COMEDY SERIES

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 2013 - E! is unveiling a dynamic original programming slate at its Upfront event this evening in New York. The new slate includes six new series, along with a myriad of topical specials featuring fascinating personalities, popular ongoing and returning franchises, live events and unique projects in development across a variety of genres,...

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ROD STEWART, CEELO GREEN, LADY ANTEBELLUM, ROBIN THICKE, PHARRELL WILLIAMS AND T.I. TO PERFORM LIVE ON THE VOICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 29, 2013 - Music superstars Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Lady Antebellum, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. will perform live on upcoming episodes of NBC's "The Voice."...

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THE REMAINING CONTESTANTS DESIGNED HIS AND HERS COMPLEMENTING GARMENTS AND FOUR DESIGNERS WON PURCHASES ON FRIDAYS EPISODE OF FASHION STAR

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 29, 2013 - In the eighth episode of NBC's competition show "Fashion Star" (from Friday, April 26, 8 - 9 p.m. ET), the remaining six contestants were presented with a challenge to create a design and alter it to complement both a man and a woman. Designers Silvia Arguello, Cassandra Hobbins, Daniel Silverstein and JesseRay Vasquez and...

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NBC SPORTS GROUP PARTNERS WITH CIVIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP ON NEW MARKETING RELATIONSHIP

NEW YORK- April 29, 2013 - NBC Sports Group has selected Civic Entertainment Group, the newly acquired marketing agency by Seacrest Global Group, to develop and execute experiential marketing campaigns and broker strategic, promotion partnerships for the network. The partnership kicks off with efforts surrounding NBC Sports Group's 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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VETERAN TELEVISION AND MUSIC EXECUTIVE MARIO RUIZ JOINS TELEMUNDO MEDIA AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, TALENT DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGY

MIAMI - April 29, 2013 - Telemundo Media announced today the appointment of veteran television and music executive Mario Ruiz as Senior Vice President of Talent Development and Strategy, effective immediately. Ruiz will be based in Miami and report to Alfredo Richard, Senior Vice President of Communications and Talent Strategy....

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REPORTER MATT DeLUCIA TO JOIN NBC10 PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - April 29, 2013 - NBC10 Philadelphia announced today that Matt DeLucia will be joining the station as a reporter starting in June. DeLucia joins NBC10 from Fox affiliate KVVU in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has been a reporter and fill-in anchor since 2009....

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TELEMUNDO TEAMS UP WITH T-MOBILE AND TOYOTA AS EXCLUSIVE PARTNERS FOR PASIN PROHIBIDA

MIAMI- April 29, 2013- Telemundo Media announced today two major branded entertainment agreements with T-Mobile and Toyota for its hit telenovela "Pasión Prohibida." Both partnerships continue to build on the creative legacy between the two marketers and Telemundo Media, who once again will break new ground to deliver their messaging through innovation around...

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OXYGEN'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCU-SERIES IM HAVING THEIR BABY RETURNS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 AT 10 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - April 29, 2013 - Oxygen Media premieres season two of the authentic and powerful docu-series "I'm Having Their Baby" onWednesday, June 12 at 10 PM ET/PT, providing an intimate and emotional look at adoption by telling the too-often untold story through the eyes of the birth mother. The hour-long series documents a range of poignant, personal stories ...

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2013 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS - EVERY GAME, EVERY NIGHT

NEW YORK - April 29, 2013 - For the second consecutive year, and only the second time in the 96-year history of the NHL, every Stanley Cup Playoff game will be televised nationally. NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented access to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, which begin tomorrow, in April, May and June, televising as many as 105 playoff games and possibly...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, APRIL 28

APRIL 28, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured an interview with Senator John McCain (R-AZ), a discussion with Reps. Peter King (R-NY) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), a roundtable conversation with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), GOP strategist Mike Murphy, NBC's Chuck Todd, and former counselor to President BushKaren...

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NBC TO AIR HOUR-LONG RETROSPECTIVE CELEBRATING THE OFFICE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 26, 2013 - NBC has announced an hour-long primetime special dedicated to the seminal comedy "The Office." It will air Thursday, May 16 (8-9 p.m. ET) as a prelude to the one-hour series finale of "The Office," which will immediately follow....

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NBC ANNOUNCES FIVE DRAMA SERIES RENEWALS FOR NEXT SEASON

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 26, 2013 - NBC has announced the renewal of five key drama series for the 2013-14 season: "Revolution," "Chicago Fire," "Parenthood," "Grimm" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."...

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SNL CLOSES OUT ITS 38th SEASON WITH THREE NEW SHOWS IN MAY

NEW YORK - April 26, 2013 - Zach Galifianakis returns to SNL for his third appearance as host. Galifianakis can next be seen in the highly anticipated "The Hangover Part III," which hits theaters on May 24. Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men make their SNL debut. The band scored a Billboard Music Award nomination for Top Rock Album for "My Head Is an Animal," and...

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FIRST BITE TONY BLAIR DISCUSSES FMR. PRES. GEORGE W. BUSH ON MEET THE PRESS

APRIL 25, 2013 — NBC's David Gregory sat down with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Dallas, TX today following the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. An early excerpt has been released; the transcript is below and embeddable video is online here: http://nbcnews.to/Y7SAgh....

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NBC SETS PREMIERE DATES FOR SUMMER SERIES CROSSING LINES, THE WINNER IS AND HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 25, 2013 - NBC has announced that its upcoming summer drama series "Crossing Lines" will launch Sunday, June 23 with a special two-hour premiere (9-11 p.m. ET)....

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A NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE NATALIE MORALES TALKS WITH CELESTE AND SYDNEY CORCORAN THE MOTHER AND DAUGHTER THAT SURVIVED THE BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSIONS

NEW YORK - April 25, 2013 - In an incredibly emotional interview, Celeste and Sydney Corcoran who survived the Boston Marathon bombings, talk exclusively to NBC News' Natalie Morales. Sydney Corcoran, whose iconic image was seen around the world as a stranger in a red shirt came to her aid, experienced near-fatal shrapnel wounds, including a torn femoral artery...

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THE ED SHOW AND KAREN FINNEY JOIN MSNBC WEEKENDS STARTING MAY 11

NEW YORK - April 25, 2013 - "The Ed Show" hosted by Ed Schultz will return to MSNBC starting Saturday, May 11 at 5 p.m. ET. The Saturday and Sunday show will debut as a one-hour long program expanding to a two-hour format from 5-7 p.m. ET later this summer. James Holm who is currently the Executive Producer of "The Ed Schultz Radio Show" will serve as acting...

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO DAVID GREGORY TALKS TO FORMER TOP BUSH WHITE HOUSE ADVISERS BOLTEN, CARD, BARTLETT, AND MCBRIDE

APRIL 25, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with four former top White House advisers from the Bush administration to discuss the former president's legacy ahead of the official dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Gregory was joined on the campus of SMU in Dallas by former...

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DATELINES TERROR IN BOSTON THE HUNT FOR ANSWERS AIRS TONIGHT AT 8PM/7C

NEW YORK - April 24, 2013 - On Wednesday April 24 at 8pm/7c NBC's "Dateline" will devote a full hour to the latest in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings. "Dateline" goes inside the story to answer the urgent questions about the case that still remain unanswered. The broadcast reveals new details of how exactly the bombings happened, who the suspects...

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BRAVO MEDIA DELIVERS TWICE THE TRANSFORMATIONS WITH TWO NEW EPISODES OF THE KANDI FACTORY ON SUNDAY, APRIL 28 AND TUESDAY, APRIL 30 AT 10PM

NEW YORK - April 24, 2013 -Bravo Media brings music to your ears with two new episodes of "The Kandi Factory" airing Sunday, April 28 at 10pm and Tuesday, April 30 at 10pm. Immediately following "Married to Medicine" on Sunday, April 28th, there's a meltdown at the Factory. The team brings Lizzy, a talented 22-year-old singer/songwriter full of potential but with a...

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MICHAEL PHELPS TESTS HIS GAME AND FACES SURPRISE 'GOLD MEDAL SHOWDOWN' ON SEASON FINALE OF GOLF CHANNEL'S 'THE HANEY PROJECT,' MONDAY, APRIL 29 AT 10 P.M. ET

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 24, 2013 - The project is almost complete. The most-decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, will face a surprise "Gold Medal Showdown" on the golf course with a foursome of former Olympic gold medalists on the season finale of The Haney Project, airing Monday, April 29, at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel....

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NBCUNIVERSAL ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING THE MILLION SECOND QUIZ, NBCS ON-AIR AND DIGITAL LIVE COMPETITION, ALONG WITH OTHER INITIATIVES ACROSS THE PORTFOLIO AT ITS DIGITAL.AMPLIFIED. EVENT

April 24, 2013 - New York, NY - NBCUniversal's Digital.Amplified. event today underscored the magnitude of the company's unparalleled collective digital portfolio and announced a series of digitally-based initiatives, the centerpiece of which is "The Million Second Quiz," NBC's groundbreaking, live competition. The show will be the first fully convergent television...

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NBC ORDERS GROUNDBREAKING 24/7 LIVE COMPETITION THE MILLION SECOND QUIZ'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 24, 2013 - NBC has ordered "The Million Second Quiz," a state-of-the-art, electrifying new live competition where contestants test the limits of their knowledge, endurance and will to win as they battle each other in intense bouts of trivia for twelve consecutive days and nights....

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EONLINE TO LIVESTREAM FROM THE '2013 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS PRESENTED BY STATE FARM' RED CARPET IN SIZZLING MIAMI ON APRIL 25th

LOS ANGELES – April 24, 2013 ­On April 25th Eonline (www.eonline.com) will livestream from the ’2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented By State Farm’ red carpet bringing fans up-close and personal to their favorite stars and Latin musicians. The show will be hosted by E!’s Liz Hernandez and Arlene Santana who serve as the faces of E!...

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TELEMUNDO AND BILLBOARD REVEAL ORIGINAL MURALS CELEBRATING THE COLOR AND SOUNDS OF LATIN MUSIC THE ART OF MUSIC

MIAMI- April 24, 2013- As the marquee event for the world's best Latin music artists and performers, the 2013 "Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm®" for the first time will also shine a spotlight on several talented new artists whose original creations celebrate the passion and culture of what the awards show has come to represent. Following a...

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TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO DAVID GREGORY TALKS TO ZEKE EMANUEL ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK, THE EFFECT OF BOSTON BOMBINGS, AND THE FIRST YEAR OF HEALTH CARE REFORM

APRIL 23, 2013 - In the latest "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with bioethicist and healthcare expert Zeke Emanuel, author of the new book, "Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family."...

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THE FASHION STAR CONTESTANTS DESIGN FOR A NIGHT OUT ON THE TOWN AND FIVE ARE PURCHASED ON FRIDAYS EPISODE OF FASHION STAR

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 23, 2013 - In the seventh episode of NBC's reality competition show "Fashion Star" (from Friday, April 19, 8 - 9 p.m. ET), the contestants were paired once again and challenged to come up with designs that were reminiscent of a "night out on the town." In an added twist, the designers were asked to draw inspiration from the beautiful...

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STATE FARM JOINS TELEMUNDO MEDIA AS ENTITLEMENT SPONSOR FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF THE 2013 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS PRESENTED BY STATE FARM TO AIR ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25

MIAMI - April 23, 2013 -Telemundo Media today announced State Farm as the entitlement sponsor for the fifth consecutive year of the 2013 "Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm." Historically the network's highest-rated entertainment special, this year's event will be broadcast live on Telemundo on Thursday, April 25, at 7pm ET/6pm CT from the...

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AS BREAKING NEWS UNFOLDED IN BOSTON AND TEXAS, MORE AMERICANS TURNED TO NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS THAN ANY OTHER NEWSCAST

APRIL 23, 2013 - During the week that included the Boston marathon bombings and the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was America's most-watched and most-trusted choice for the latest news and analysis....

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NEW YORK - April 23, 2013 - Oxygen Media announced today a unique initiative which will integrate animated GIFs from popular social blogging platform Tumblr into Oxygen’s original programming schedule. Tumblr content created by Oxygen’s Digital team, fans of Oxygen’s shows, and popular Tumblr GIF artists will be featured on air during premiere...

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SYFY RENEWS HAUNTED HIGHWAY FEATURING JACK OSBOURNE, JAEL DE PARDO, DANA WORKMAN AND DEVIN MARBLE FOR A SECOND SEASON

NEW YORK - April 22, 2013 - Syfy has ordered a second season of its hit paranormal reality series, Haunted Highway. The new six episode season will premiere, on a new night, Wednesday, July 24 at 10PM (ET/PT). The hour-long series follows two teams, Jack Osbourne & Dana Workman, and Jael de Pardo & Devin Marble, as they conduct their own first-person...

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SPROUT ANNOUNCES NEW SLATE OF PROGRAMMING ADDITIONS HIGHLIGHTED BY ORIGINAL SERIES RUFF-RUFF, TWEET & DAVE AND THE SECOND SEASON OF THE CHICA SHOW

PASADENA, Calif. - April 22, 2013 - Sprout® today announced several new network programs including Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave and the second season of The Chica Show, as part of the 24-hour preschool network's growing line-up of new series.  The world's most famous chicken, Chica, returns in Sprout's original series The Chica Show, which was Sprout's highest-rated...

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SYFY WILL LAUNCH ITS FIRST EVER MOBILE GAME WITH LOST GIRL THE GAME

NEW YORK - April 22, 2013 - Marking Syfy's first ever entry into the mobile gaming space, Syfy Ventures today announced it is launching Lost Girl: The Game, a free mobile gaming app available for download on iOS and Android devices. The all-new game offers fans of the sexy, supernatural drama, an interactive, mission-based experience inspired by the popular Syfy...

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iVILLAGE KICKS OFF LETS FIX DINNER! PROGRAM WITH GUEST EDITOR FOOD52

NEW YORK-April 22, 2013- iVillage, the largest content-driven community for women online, today launched "Let's Fix Dinner!" with its guest editor partner Food52. Each day of the week, Food52.com's Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs will share tips and strategies for women and families on how to get healthy dinners on the table, fast. From the best ways to use...

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CNBCS AMERICAS GUN THE RISE OF THE AR-15 PREMIERES ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH AT 10PM ET/PT

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – April 22, 2013 It is both lethal and legal, loved by some and feared by others - the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle - seven pounds of metal and plastic that has become a lightning rod in a wrenching national debate over whether such guns belong in civilian hands. The AR-15, with an estimated four million in circulation, has become a...

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E! UNVEILS DYNAMIC SLATE OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING, INCLUDING NEW SERIES, SPECIALS AND RETURNING FAVORITES, PLUS AN EXPANSIVE DEVELOPMENT ROSTER FEATURING SCRIPTED, UNSCRIPTED AND TOPICAL/COMEDY SERIES

Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 2013 - E! is unveiling a dynamic original programming slate at its Upfront event this evening in New York. The new slate includes six new series, along with a myriad of topical specials featuring fascinating personalities, popular ongoing and returning franchises, live events and unique projects in development across a variety of genres,...

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CNBC DIGITAL ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE CNBC DIGITAL WORKSHOP

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 22, 2013- CNBC Digital today launched the CNBC Digital Workshop it was announced by Kevin Krim, Senior Vice President & General Manager, CNBC Digital. The CNBC Digital Workshop is a unique production studio that develops and produces original video programming for CNBC Digital products, including CNBC.com as well as its content...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, APRIL 21

APRIL 21, 2013 — Today's special edition of "Meet the Press with David Gregory" focused on the Boston marathon bombing featured an interview with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D); a discussion with House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI), Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams...

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NBC SHIFTS DRAMA GRIMM TO TUESDAYS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 19, 2013 - NBC is moving its drama "Grimm" to Tuesdays (10-11 p.m. ET) beginning April 30, behind a previously scheduled two-hour episode of "The Voice." "Grimm" will remain in that 10 p.m. Tuesday timeslot through May 21....

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TERROR IN BOSTON HOUR-LONG SPECIAL EDITIONS OF NBC NIGHTLY NEWS AT 630P ET AND ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS AT 10P/9C

NEW YORK - April 19, 2013 - NBC News' comprehensive live coverage of the terror in Boston continues into the evening with an expanded one-hour edition of "NBC Nightly News" at 6:30p ET, as well as an in-depth look at the recent developments on "Rock Center with Brian Williams" at 10p/9c....

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mun2 PREMIERES NEW HISPANIC MUSIC REALITY SERIES ALERTA ZERO ON MAY 11 AT 3PM ET/2C

LOS ANGELES - March 18, 2013 - mun2, the Hispanic cable network for young Hispanic adults, announces the premiere of its new music reality series, "Alerta Zero" premiering Sunday May 11th at 3pm ET/2C. The docu-reality series is based on former members of the chart-topping Regional Mexican music group Alacranes Musical, who have now formed a new group Alerta Zero,...

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2013 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

NEW YORK - April 18, 2012 - NBC will broadcast 19 primetime NFL games during the 2013 season, highlighted by: Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos hosting the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens on NFL Kickoff 2013 on Thursday, September 5; a classic NFC East rivalry as the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants in the opening Sunday Night Football game on...

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MIA MUNDO, THE GROUND BREAKING BILINGUAL BRANDED-ENTERTAINMENT SERIES, PRESENTED BY TELEMUNDO MEDIA AND GENERAL MOTORS, RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON THURSDAY, MAY 2 ON TELEMUNDO.COM

MIAMI - April 18, 2013 - "Mia Mundo," the hit series that broke new ground as the first-ever bilingual branded entertainment crossover in history, returns for a second season on Telemundo.com's , www.miamundo.com . The surprising new episodes feature a new look, logo, and visual style. The new season will be introduced by a "Mia Mundo" season one daily marathon...

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BRAVO MEDIA BOLSTERS PRODUCTION TEAM ADDING KATHLEEN FRENCH AND TODD RADNITZ

NEW YORK - April 18, 2031 - On the heels of announcing its largest slate of original programming-to-date with 17 new and 18 returning unscripted series, Bravo Media strengthens its production team by hiring Kathleen French and Todd Radnitz as Vice Presidents of Current Production. The announcement was made today by Shari Levine, Senior Vice President Current...

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BRAVO MEDIA SAYS I DO AGAIN WHEN NENE AND GREGG LEAKES REMARRY EACH OTHER IN I DREAM OF NENE THE WEDDING (WORKING TITLE) AIRING THIS FALL

NEW YORK - April 18, 2013 -Bravo Media proves that a second time around is a charm with the new docu-series "I Dream of Nene: The Wedding" (Working Title) featuring the nuptials of former spouses NeNe and Gregg Leakes, premiering this fall. Fans have gotten up close and personal with the couple during "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" watching them through a happy...

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THE HOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION AND PRODUCER DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS BRING 'THE 71ST ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS'

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (April 18, 2013) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and producer dick clark productions (dcp) present “The 71st Annual Golden Globe® Awards" live on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Next year's show will air LIVE on NBC coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills....

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NBCUNIVERSALS SHARE AND TELL CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF EARTH WEEK 2013

NEW YORK - April 18, 2013 - NBCUniversal's Green is Universal initiative, in conjunction with over 20 NBCUniversal brands, announced the launch of "Share and Tell," a campaign encouraging consumers to share under-used household goods with their friends, as part of its Earth Week activities (April 21-28). In partnership with yerdle, a new online and iOS platform...

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CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED IN PLAY WITH JIMMY ROBERTS RETURNS TUESDAY, APRIL 23 ON GOLF CHANNE

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 17, 2013 - In Play with Jimmy Roberts returns Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET on Golf Channel with a new slate of real-life stories that encompass the game of golf in this critically-acclaimed newsmagazine series....

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NBC SPORTS NETWORK PRESENTS 20 HOURS OF FORMULA ONE AND 2013 IZOD INDYCAR SERIES COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND

NEW YORK - April 17, 2013 - NBC Sports Network presents more 20 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend featuring the fourth Formula Oneâ„¢ and third 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series races of the 2013 season this weekend. Coverage is highlighted by live race, qualifying and practice coverage of the Bahrain Grand Prix and NBC Sports Network's post-race show, F1 Extra....

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NBCUNIVERSAL NETWORKS GO GREEN FOR EARTH WEEK

NEW YORK, NY - April 17, 2013 - Continuing to build on its commitment to the environment, NBCUniversal's Green is Universal will kick-off its sixth Earth Week with a full slate of green-themed programming, consumer promotions and events from April 21-28. From policy and politics, to the personal and practical, the networks of NBCUniversal will shine a spotlight on...

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OH MY GAWD! BRAVO MEDIA UNVEILS PRINCESSES LONG ISLAND, NEW DOCU-SERIES PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 2 AT 9PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - April 17, 2013 - Bravo Media crowns a new docu-series with "Princesses: Long Island," premiering Sunday, June 2 at 9pm ET/PT. The show documents the lives of six college-educated young women from affluent areas of "Longuyland" who live pampered lifestyles in the comfort of their parents' homes and at the expense of their bank accounts. The series offers...

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A NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE JACKIE HANCE OPENS UP TO ANN CURRY ABOUT MOVING FORWARD AFTER THE LOSS OF HER THREE DAUGHTERS

NEW YORK - April 17, 2012 - In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Ann Curry, Jackie and Warren Hance sit down for the first time to talk about moving forward after an unthinkable tragedy struck their beautiful family. The Hance’s three daughters were killed in a horrific car accident when the girls’ aunt drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway,...

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NBC SPORTS GROUPS 2013-14 PREMIER LEAGUE PROGRAMMING PLANS

New York - April 16, 2013 - All 380 games of the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season will be presented live on NBC Sports Group's television and digital properties as well as other NBCUniversal channels. NBC Sports Group's schedule, which begins on Saturday, August 17, includes live matches on NBC, NBC Sports Network, Telemundo, Mun2, the Premier League Extra...

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NBC SPORTS GROUPS PREMIER LEAGUE ANNOUNCERS

NEW YORK - April 16, 2013 - NBC Sports Group has announced on-air talent for its coverage of Barclays Premier League soccer, starting in August....

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RED CARPET LIVE PERFORMANCES FEATURING DYLAND & LENNY AND PEEWEE AT THE 2013 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS PRESENTED BY STATE FARM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25 STARTING AT 7PM/6c ON TELEMUNDO

Miami, FL - April 16, 2013 - Telemundo announced today that its highly anticipated red carpet arrival show, "La Alfombra de los Premios Billboard Presentado por State Farm," will present live performances, sponsored by Bud Light and featuring Puerto Rican duo sensations Dyland & Lenny and the “Latin sweetheart,” PeeWee, at 7PM/6c on Telemundo....

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mun2 DRIVES U.S. HISPANIC MILLENIALS IN 2013/2014 WITH DYNAMIC ORIGINAL CABLE PROGRAMMING SLATE

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - April 16, 2013 - Presenting a new programming line-up tailored for its influential young, Hispanic millenial audience, mun2 General Manager Diana Mogollon revealed a slate of original series featuring dynamic personalities, sports and music at its 2013/2014 cable upfront press conference in New York today. The Hispanic cable network revealed it...

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FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ANTHONY BOURDAIN AND ZERO POINT ZERO PRODUCTION, WORLD PREMIERE SERIES THE GETAWAY KICKS OFF THIS SUMMER ON ESQUIRE NETWORK

LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2013 - (REVISED April 15, 2013) - Anyone can be a tourist, but experiencing a city like a local takes a great guide. From executive producers Anthony Bourdain and Zero Point Zero Production comes THE GETAWAY, a new original series that explores the world's greatest cities through the eyes of a revolving cast of travel-loving...

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NBC NEWS AND MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE OF THE BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSIONS

NEW YORK - April 15, 2013 - NBC News and MSNBC will continue to provide comprehensive, late breaking coverage of the tragic explosions that went off during the Boston Marathon earlier today....

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GOLF CHANNEL'S 'PLAYING LESSONS' INSTRUCTION SERIES RETURNS TUESDAY, APRIL 16

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 15, 2013 - Playing Lessons, one of Golf Channel's longest running instruction franchises, returns for a new season on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ET, featuring many of the world's top players joining new host Holly Sonders for a practice round of golf, allowing viewers to eavesdrop on discussions on course management, strategy, drills...

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NBC SETS DEBUT DATES FOR SUMMER SCHEDULE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 15, 2013 - NBC has announced premiere dates for the high stakes adventure competition series "Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls,"  and the highly anticipated summer dramedy "Camp," while also setting debuts for "Save Me" and "American Ninja Warrior."...

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READY FOR LOVE HOSTS PLAN DOUBLE DATE WITH CONTEST WINNER

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 15, 2013 - As an appreciation for viewers who tune in to NBC's new Tuesday alternative series "Ready for Love," hosts Giuliana and Bill Rancic are offering an all-expense paid trip to Chicago for a double date....

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I LOVE JENNI HAS HISTORIC NIGHT ON mun2

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – April 15, 2013 - I Love Jenni, the mun2 original Hispanic Celebrity reality series starring Latin music Icon Jenni Rivera, delivered an audience of 366,000 total viewers, 215,000 adults 18-49 and 120,000 adults 18-34 for its premiere episode of its final season, according to Nielsen. The premiere of I Love Jenni represents the highest...

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CNBC PRIME ANNOUNCES SMALL BUSINESSES VYING EACH WEEK FOR GAME-CHANGING PRIZE ON NEW REALITY COMPETITION SERIES, CROWD RULES

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - April 15, 2013 - CNBC Prime today announced the small businesses that will compete each week for a game-changing $50,000 prize in the new reality competition series, "Crowd Rules," debuting on a new date, Tuesday, May 14 at 9PM ET/PT....

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DAN HICKS TO CALL NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL ON NBC

NEW YORK — April 15, 2013 - Dan Hicks, NBC Sports Group's longtime and critically-acclaimed golf and Olympic commentator, will join NBC Sports' Notre Dame Football coverage this season as its lead play-by-play voice. His first assignment comes this Saturday, April 20, when NBC Sports Network presents Notre Dame Football's 84th Annual Blue-Gold Game at 1 p.m....

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, APRIL 14

APRIL 14, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured an interview with Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL); a conversation with Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Mike Lee (R-UT), New York Times columnist David Brooks, the BBC’s Katty Kay, and NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd; as well as a special...

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OBAMA/SAVANNAH GUTHRIE EXCLUSIVE

NEW YORK – April 14, 2013 – - In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview, NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie will sit down with President Barack Obama Monday at the White House. The interview will air in two parts on NBC’s TODAY Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17. Guthrie will talk to the president about the tensions in North Korea, gun...

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SPROUT DELIVERS THE HIGHEST RATED FIRST QUARTER IN THE NETWORKS HISTORY

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - April 3, 2013 - 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout scored its highest rated first quarter in the history of the network averaging a coverage area 0.24 rating/ 128k homes. The record first quarter also marked the sixth consecutive quarter of year over year double digit household percentage growth....

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SEVENTY PERCENT OF LATINOS BACK STRICTER GUN CONTROL, A TELEMUNDO/NBC NEWS/WSJ NATIONAL POLL ON VALUES SHOWS

MIAMI - April 12, 2013 - Seventy percent of Latinos in the United States believe that laws covering the sale of firearms should be stricter, a Telemundo/NBC News/WSJ poll released today shows. That figure is 15 percent higher than the rest of the population (55 percent), according to the poll which focuses on values. Other findings include:...

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FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ANTHONY BOURDAIN AND ZERO POINT ZERO PRODUCTION, WORLD PREMIERE SERIES THE GETAWAY KICKS OFF TUESDAY, APRIL 23 ON ESQUIRE NETWORK

LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2013 - Anyone can be a tourist, but experiencing a city like a local takes a great guide. From executive producers Anthony Bourdain and Zero Point Zero Production comes THE GETAWAY, a new original series that explores the world's greatest cities through the eyes of a revolving cast of travel-loving celebrities who know them inside and...

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NBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE KATE SNOW SITS DOWN WITH VOLLEYBALL CHAMPION, MODEL AND FITNESS ADVOCATE GABRIELLE REECE TO DISCUSS HER NEW BOOK, MY FOOT IS TOO BIG FOR THE GLASS SLIPPER

NEW YORK – April 11, 2013 - In a NBC News exclusive that will air on "Today" and "Rock Center with Brian Williams," on Friday, April 12, Kate Snow sits down with Volleyball champion, model and fitness advocate Gabrielle Reece whose new book, My Foot is Too Big for the Glass Slipper, reveals the imperfections of her marriage and the challenges she faces as a...

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MORE FROM NBC NEWS/WSJ POLL 53 PERCENT SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE

APRIL 12, 2013 — Two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two highly publicized gay-marriage cases, a majority of Americans continue to say they support same-sex marriage, according to additional data released from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll....

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THE ROAD TO THE KENTUCKY DERBY SERIES CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND WITH THE TOYOTA BLUE GRASS STAKES AND THE ARKANSAS DERBY

NEW YORK - April 11, 2013 - Live coverage of the Road to the Kentucky Derbyâ„¢, a series of major prep races for the 2013 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands, continues this Saturday with the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes from Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., (4:30-6 p.m. ET on NBC) and the Arkansas Derby from Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., (6-7 p.m. ET...

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NBC RENEWS LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY FOR 13TH SEASON

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 10, 2013 - NBC has renewed its innovative late-night series "Last Call with Carson Daly," acclaimed as TV's unofficial music tastemaker, for a 13th season, it was announced by Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC....

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MORE THAN 11 HOURS OF FORMULA ONE CHINESE GRAND PRIX COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK THIS WEEKEND

NEW YORK - April 10, 2013 - NBC Sports Network presents more than 11 hours of Formula Oneâ„¢ coverage this weekend highlighted by theChinese Grand Prix live on Sunday, April 14 at 2:30 a.m. ET from Shanghai with an encore presentation at 1 p.m. ET. The race will be preceded by F1 qualifying live on Saturday at 2 a.m. ET, practice on Friday at 2 a.m. ET with an...

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NBC SPORTS NETWORKS MLS COVERAGE FEATURES DEFENDING MLS CUP CHAMPIONS LA GALAXY AT FC DALLAS IN PRIMETIME ON SATURDAY

NEW YORK - April 11, 2013 - NBC Sports Network's Major League Soccer coverage this weekend features defending the MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy taking on FC Dallas, currently the No. 1 team in the Western Conference, in primetime, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET....

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ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS EXCLUSIVE LAURENE POWELL JOBS SPEAKS OUT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HER HUSBANDS DEATH TO ADVOCATE FOR YOUNG UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

April 11, 2013 - New York, NY - In a "Rock Center with Brian Williams" exclusive, Laurene Powell Jobs speaks out for the first time since her husband's death, to advocate for young undocumented immigrants. Along with filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, Laurene Powell Jobs sits down with Brian Williams to talk about going to Capitol Hill to push for the Dream Act to be...

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JEFF NASH APPOINTED CNBC DIGITAL DEPUTY MANAGING EDITOR, ENTERPRISE

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 11, 2013- Jeff Nash has been named to the newly-created position of Deputy Managing Editor, Enterprise for CNBC Digital it was announced today by Xana Antunes, Executive Editor and Vice President, CNBC Digital....

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NBC SPORTS NETWORK TO PREMIERE WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING FUTURE CHAMPS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 13

NEW YORK - April 11, 2013 - NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting will further their partnership beyond live event programming by unveiling an all-new television series, World Series of Fighting: Future Champs, showcasing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action from the sport's hottest rising stars, premiering on Saturday, April 13, at 7:00 p.m. ET....

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NBC SPORTS GROUP EXTENDS ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BAYOU CLASSIC

NEW YORK - April 11, 2013 - The NBC Sports Group will continue to broadcast the Bayou Classic, a Thanksgiving weekend tradition, through the 2015 contest, it was announced today by the NBC Sports Group, Southern University System and Grambling State University....

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NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA BEGINS LIVE STREAMING NBC SPORTS NETWORK EVENTS TONIGHT VIA TV EVERYWHERE

NEW YORK - April 11, 2013 - NBC Sports Live Extra, the NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for digital, mobile and tablets, will begin live streaming NBC Sports Network live-event content to Cablevision, Comcast Xfinity TV, Suddenlink and Verizon FiOS customers via TV Everywhere beginning tonight. Additional cable, satellite and telco providers are expected...

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NBC NEWS/WSJ POLL STRONG MAJORITY BACKS CITIZENSHIP FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

APRIL 11, 2013 — With a bipartisan group of senators expected to unveil immigration-reform legislation in the next few days, a brand-new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that nearly two-thirds of Americans - including eight in 10 Latinos - support giving undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship....

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OXYGENS NEW DATING SERIES FIND ME MY MAN EARNS NETWORKS BEST SERIES PREMIERE OF 2013

NEW YORK - April 10, 2013 - Viewers seeking dating advice flocked to Oxygen as the network's newest programming entry "Find Me My Man" earned 995, 000 total viewers across two airings on premiere day (9pm and 11pm), according to Nielsen. The series, which focuses on daters in the Miami area, features tough-love matchmaker Natalie Clarice as she helps the City's...

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NBCUNIVERSAL NEWS GROUP PLANS EDITORIAL INITIATIVE DEDICATED TO IMMIGRATION IN AMERICA

APRIL 10, 2013 — With immigration reform in the spotlight as a bipartisan group of Senators work to create a comprehensive bill that would overhaul the nation's immigration system, the NBCUniversal News Group has launched a special editorial initiative examining the varied angles of this complex subject and the evolving demographics of American society....

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NBCS EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES 'THE VOICE' COMPLETES BLIND AUDITIONS AS COACHES READY THEIR 48 ARTISTS FOR BATTLE ROUNDS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 9, 2013 - NBC's "The Voice" coaches have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the "battle rounds" phase of the competition. Beginning Monday, April 15 (8-10 p.m. ET), the coaches and celebrity advisers will work with their respective teams of performers, developing skill sets, offering advice and encouragement, and...

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BOSTON BRUINS TRAVEL TO NEW JERSEY TO TAKE ON DEVILS ON NBC SPORTS NETWORKS WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY AT 730 P.M. ET

NEW YORK - April 9, 2013 - Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins (54pts) travel to the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. to take on Bryce Salvador and the Devils (40pts) tomorrow on NBC Sports Network's Wednesday Night Rivalry at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Bruins, who are in second place in the Northeast Division, have won four out of their last five games, and have beat the...

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NBCUNIVERSAL NEWS GROUP HONORED WITH 2 WEBBY AWARD NOMINATIONS AND THREE OFFICIAL WEBBY HONOREES

NEW YORK - April 9, 2013 - The NBCUniversal News Group has been honored by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences with two 2013 Webby Award nominations and three Official Webby Honorees....

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E! NEWS TO EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERE THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR DEMI LOVATOS HIT SINGLE HEART ATTACK ON TUESDAY, APRIL 9th at 700PM ET/PT.

LOS ANGELES – April 9, 2013 - E! News will exclusively premiere the music video for "Heart Attack," the hit single from multi-platinum recording artist, Demi Lovato on Tuesday, April 9th at 7PM ET/PT. The track is off the star's fourth studio album, Demi, set to be released May 14th. "Heart Attack" quickly became a smash hit, having gone gold and debuted # 1...

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mun2 ORIGINAL SERIES 'I LOVE JENNI' FINAL SEASON PREMIERE SUNDAY, APRIL 14 AT 9 P.M.EST

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - April 9, 2013 - mun2, the leading Hispanic Entertainment cable network for millennial Latinos, will have its U.S. and international network premiere of its original Hispanic celebrity reality series I Love Jenni on Sunday, April 14 at 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST. I Love Jenni is the reality series that centers on Latin entertainment Icon Jenni Rivera...

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USA NETWORK UNVEILS MY MOMENT A SOCIAL PLATFORM WHICH ENGAGES FANS OF ITS NEW REALITY SERIES, THE MOMENT, AND PROVIDES THEM WITH A PERSONALIZED PATH TO PURSURING THEIR DREAM CAREER

NEW YORK - APRIL 9, 2013 - USA Network launched today "My Moment," a social platform which engages viewers of its new reality show, THE MOMENT, and taps the power of USA's community of 17MM digital fans to provide advice and resources that will enable them to pursue their dream career....

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OXYGEN MEDIA DATING POLL REVEALS RACE AND RELIGION ARE NO LONGER AN ISSUE FOR MOST DATERS

NEW YORK – April 9, 2013-Oxygen Media today released a study conducted by Research Now which surveyed daters and their married counterparts to examine present-day dating with a focus on singles and their quest to find a date and ultimately a relationship. When it comes to matters of race, it doesn't seem to matter at all, with results suggesting an open...

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BRAVO MEDIAS FASHION QUEENS DISSECT THE LOOK SUNDAY NIGHTS BEGINNING APRIL 14 AT 1130PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - April 9, 2013 - Based on the success of the limited series, Bravo Media rolls out a full season of "Fashion Queens" premieringSunday, April 14 at 11:30pm ET/PT. Immediately following "Watch What Happens Live," this topical, fashion-based talk show will run for eight consecutive Sundays and features two of Atlanta's style elite, celebrity hairstylists...

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ICONIC SPANISH ROCK BAND MAN AND RENOWNED SINGER/SONGWRITER DRACO ROSA TO PERFORM THE WORLDWIDE PREMIERE OF THEIR RECENT COLLABORATIVE SINGLE AT THE BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS, PRESENTED BY STATE FARM AND BROADCAST LIVE ON TELEMUNDO APRIL 25 AT 7PM/6c

Miami, FL - April 8, 2013 - Maní¡, the most influential Spanish rock band of all time, will join renowned singer/songwriter Draco Rosa onstage to perform their recently released musical collaboration live for the first time on TV at the 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm®, produced and broadcast live on Telemundo Thursday, April 25 at 7PM/6c...

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'AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR LEAPS BACK TO NBC AND ESQUIRE NETWORK IN SUMMER WITH NEW EPISODES, UPGRADED COURSES AND FRESH FORMAT

UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF. - April 8, 2013 - NBC and Esquire Network are teaming once again to bring the heart-racing obstacle course competition series "American Ninja Warrior" to television this summer. The show will air weekly on Esquire Network and then NBC on consecutive days, with original episodes on each network....

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NBCS FASHION STAR CONTESTANTS COLLABORATE IN PAIRS TO CREATE TWO SEPARATE PIECES FOR ONE COMPLETE LOOK

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 8, 2013 - In the fifth episode of NBC's reality competition show "Fashion Star" on Friday, April 5 (8 - 9 p.m. ET), the contestants were challenged to work in unexpected pairs with teammates to develop separate pieces that form one cohesive look.  All seven designers were purchased by the retailers with a total commitment of $775,000 ...

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E! ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON OF KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 2 AT 900PM

LOS ANGELES – April 8, 2013 - “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is returning this summer in an all-new season that once again takes viewers inside the ever-evolving, unfiltered relationships of this close-knit, blended family. Kris, Bruce, Kourtney, Kim, Khloí©, Rob, Kendall and Kylie are known for boisterously celebrating life's golden moments...

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NEW iVILLAGE SURVEY REVEALS WOMEN DONT SPEAK UP FOR THEIR CAREERS

NEW YORK-April 8, 2013- As the debate about women and work continues, iVillage released a new survey today on women in the workplace, showing that the majority of women are not as active as they could be in their own promotion and career advancement. Only 35 percent of the 1,500 women surveyed online have ever asked for a raise and less than 20 percent have ever...

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OXYGEN MEDIA GREENLIGHTS SECOND SEASON OF THE FACE

NEW YORK - April 8, 2013 - Oxygen Media has picked up a sophomore season of the critically acclaimed modeling competition series "The Face," produced by Shine America with Naomi Campbell as executive producer. Returning with ten episodes, "The Face" goes beyond the glamour as three iconic supermodel coaches battle it out to find the newest face of a well-known,...

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MEET THE PRESS CLIPS & TRANSCRIPT - SUNDAY, APRIL 7

APRIL 7, 2013 — Today's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" featured a discussion with Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), former ambassador and governor Bill Richardson (D-NM), former undersecretary of defense Michí¨le Flournoy, and NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell; and a roundtable conversation with Richardson, Mitchell, Republican...

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CNBCS JIM CRAMER TAKES HIS SHOW BACK ON THE ROAD WITH HIS POPULAR MAD MONEY BACK TO SCHOOL TOUR

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 5, 2013-CNBC's Jim Cramer is hitting the road again taking his "Mad Money Back to School Tour" to Villanova University, home of the Wildcats. The program will be broadcast from The Pavilion at Villanova University on Thursday, April 25th at 6PM & 11PM ET, in front of a live studio audience....

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VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN ON MSNBC'S MORNING JOE - Thursday, April 11

NEW YORK – April 5, 2013 – Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” will sit down with Vice President Joe Biden for an exclusive roundtable discussion on gun safety. The discussion will air on “Morning Joe” Thursday, April 11. For this candid and open conversation, they will be joined by key people who...

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ESQUIRE NETWORK NAMES PATRICK CONDO VICE PRESIDENT, BRAND AND CREATIVE

Los Angeles, CA - Esquire Network continues to add to its executive ranks in advance of its April 22 debut, naming Patrick Condo to the role of Vice President, Brand and Creative. Condo's responsibilities will include conceiving and implementing creative brand and program campaigns across on-air, print, digital and emerging platforms that drive brand awareness and...

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MARC ANTHONY, DADDY YANKEE, ROBERTO TAPIA, ROMEO SANTOS, TITO EL BAMBINO, AND JUAN LUIS GUERRA ARE SET TO HIT THE STAGE AT THE 2013 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS PRESENTED BY STATE FARM LIVE ON TELEMUNDO APRIL 25 AT 7PM/6c

Miami, FL - April 4, 2013 - The impressive line-up of Latin music performers continues to grow for the upcoming BillboardLatin Music Awards presented by State Farm®, to broadcast live Thursday, April 25 on Telemundo, at 7PM/6c from BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida. The long list of previously announced artists now includes the spectacular...

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DAVID GREGORY INTERVIEWS JIM MESSINA ABOUT ORGANIZING FOR ACTION

APRIL 4, 2013 - In this week's "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with longtime Obama adviser Jim Messina to discuss his new role as Chairman of Organizing for Action, a group that is mobilizing the grassroots force behind the president's re-election around supporting the administration's second term agenda....

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HANNIBAL RECEIVES SOCIAL MEDIA BOOST WITH INNOVATIVE FACEBOOK, TUMBLR APPS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.- April 4, 2013 - NBC is upping its social media support for "Hannibal" with both a Facebook and Tumblr application connects the series closer to its passionate fan base....

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THE 2013 MISS USA COMPETITION TO AIR LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 16 ON NBC

NEW YORK- April 4, 2013 - NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today that the 2013 MISS USA® Competition will air live from Las Vegas as a two-hour special on NBC Sunday, June 16 (9-11 p.m. ET) from PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino....

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ARI MELBER HAS BEEN NAMED CO-HOST OF THE CYCLE ON MSNBC

April 3, 2013- Ari Melber has been named the new co-host of "The Cycle" on MSNBC. He will join co-hosts conservative commentator S.E. Cupp, former Virginia Congressional candidate Krystal Ball and the cultural commentator Toure Monday through Friday 3-4 p.m. ET. Melber also writes “The Law of Politics” for MSNBC.com, a reported blog on politics, law and...

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NBC SPORTS NETWORKS MLS COVERAGE CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND WITH REAL SALT LAKE AT COLORADO RAPIDS SATURDAY IN PRIMETIME

NEW YORK - April 3, 2013 - NBC Sports Network's Major League Soccer coverage this weekend features a Rocky Mountain rivalry match when the Colorado Rapids host Real Salt Lake in primetime, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The rivalry's first match of the 2013 season ended in a 1-1 draw....

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JAY LENO ANNOUNCES HIS DEPARTURE FROM SUCCESSFUL 22-YEAR RUN FROM NBCS TONIGHT SHOW IN SPRING 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 03, 2013 - Jay Leno, longtime host of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," announced today that he will wrap up what will be 22 years of headlining the iconic late-night show in Spring 2014.  NBC also announced today that Jimmy Fallon, now host of NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," will transition into new hosting duties on "The...

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USA NETWORK CONTINUES TO DOMINATE SUMMER WITH GRITTY NEW ORIGINAL SERIES GRACELAND,NEW REALITY SERIES SUMMER CAMPAND A STRONG LINEUP OF RETURNING FAVORITES

NEW YORK -April 2, 2013 - Continuing its streak of dominating the summer TV landscape, USA Network announced today a powerful line-up of new originals and fan favorite returning series. The network will launch two new series, including the provocative drama GRACELAND from WHITE COLLAR creator Jeff Eastin, starring and Daniel Sunjata ("Rescue Me") Aaron Tveit ("Les...

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NBC NEWS EXPANDS INVESTIGATIVE UNIT WITH ADDITION OF RICHARD ESPOSITO AND MARK SCHONE

April 3, 2013 — NBC News has bolstered its investigative unit with the addition of two award-winning journalists, Richard Esposito and Mark Schone, both formerly of ABC News. Esposito has been named Senior Executive Producer, Investigative Unit, NBC News, effective immediately. In this role, he will help guide and manage the network's overall investigative...

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SEVEN HOURS OF HONDA INDY GRAND PRIX OF ALABAMA COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK THIS WEEKEND

NEW YORK - April 3, 2013 - NBC Sports Network presents seven hours of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series coverage this weekend highlighted by the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday, April 7 at 3 p.m. ET from Barber, Ala. The race will be preceded by IndyCar qualifying on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET and Firestone Indy Lights at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday at 2 p.m...

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AMERICAS GOT TALENT FINDS NEW HOME IN RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF – April 3, 2013 – NBC's top-rated summer series "America's Got Talent" is moving into Radio City Music Hall, one of the nation's most storied and historic venues, for its upcoming eighth season....

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iVILLAGE RELEASES STATE OF WOMEN HOW HEALTHY ARE WE? TAKING AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT WOMENS HEALTH IN ALL 50 STATES

NEW YORK, NY- April 2, 2013- iVillage, a leading digital destination for women, today released its first in a series of special reports on the state of women in America. "How Healthy Are Women in America?" provides a snapshot of women's health in all 50 states. Where are women most likely to be overweight? Which state have the highest rates of heart disease and...

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WE LOVE JENNI ONE HOUR JENNI RIVERA SPECIAL - TO PREMIERE ON mun2 SUNDAY, APRIL 7 AT 9 P.M.EST

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - April 2, 2013 - mun2, the leading Hispanic Entertainment cable network for millennial Latinos, will air We Love Jenni, a new, one-hour special celebrating the life of network star, Latin entertainment Icon, Jenni Rivera, on Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m. EST. We Love Jenni features interviews with many of Rivera’s celebrity friends and...

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BRAVO MEDIA GREENLIGHTS UNPRECEDENTED 17 NEW AND 18 RETURNING UNSCRIPTED SERIES, INCREASING ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING BY 15 PERCENT

NEW YORK - April 2, 2013 - Bravo Media unveiled its largest slate of original programming-to-date with 17 new and 18 returning unscripted series, marking a 15 percent increase over last year, and announced three new scripted projects in development. Additionally, Bravo ranks #9 in the highly desired A18-49 demo and in A25-54, up 5 percent and 7 percent respectively...

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NBC SPORTS NETWORK SHOWCASES STREAKING PITTSBURGH PENGUINS ATTEMPT TO BREAK NHL RECORD FOR CONSECUTIVE WINS

NEW YORK - April 2, 2013 - NBC Sports Network will cover the Pittsburgh Penguins' chase to break the NHL record for consecutive wins ('92-93 Pittsburgh Penguins - 17 games) by airing their next two games. NBC Sports Network will telecast tonight's matchup between the Penguins and Buffalo Sabres at 7:30 p.m. ET, and Wednesday night's contest against the New York...

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CAST REVEALED FOR GOLF CHANNELS BIG BREAK MEXICO

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 2, 2013 - The cast for the next season of Golf Channel's popular Big Break reality competition series was revealed today, featuring 12 professional golfers ready to realize their lifelong dreams of playing on either the LPGA Tour or the PGA TOUR. Big Break Mexico, the series' 19th season, premieres Monday, May 13 at 9 p.m. ET....

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TELEMUNDOS PRIMETIME SERIES EL SEOR DE LOS CIELOS (LORD OF THE SKIES) PREMIERES MONDAY, APRIL 15 AT 10PM/9C

MIAMI - April 1, 2013 - Telemundo is proud to announce the premiere of the most ambitious production on U.S. Hispanic television this year, "El Seí±or de los Cielos" (Lord of the Skies), on Monday, April 15 at 10pm/9c. Based on real events, this Telemundo Studios and Caracol TV co-production, tells the story of a man who became powerful enough to bring Mexico to...

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NBCS FASHION STAR TURNS UP THE HEAT TO SHOWCASE MUST-HAVE SUMMER GARMENTS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 1, 2013 - In the fourth episode of NBC's reality competition show "Fashion Star" from Friday, March 29 (8 - 9 p.m. ET), the contestants were tasked with creating a "must-have" garment for summer.  While some teams worked well together, others found it challenging to agree on a cohesive look.  Six designs were purchased by the...

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CNBC EXCLUSIVE CNBC TRANSCRIPT FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARY & FORMER CIA DIRECTOR LEON PANETTA ON CNBCS CLOSING BELL WITH MARIA BARTIROMO TODAY

MARIA BARTIROMO: MY NEXT GUEST CAN PROVIDE UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO THE SITUATION OUT OF NORTH KOREA RIGHT NOW. UNTIL FEBRUARY 12TH HE WAS THE NATION'S SECREATARY OF DEFENSE AND PRIOR TO TAKING THAT ROLE IN 2011 HE HEADED UP THE CIA WHERE HE OVERSAW THE CAPTURE AND KILLING OF OSAMA BIN LADEN. HE HAS BEEN VOCAL ABOUT A NEW THREAT CYBERSECURITY CALLING IT A POTENTIAL...

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USA NETWORK LAUNCHES THE NEXT PHASE OF USA SYNC FIRST LIVE SECOND SCREEN CONTENT SYNDICATION PLATFORM

NEW YORK - April 1, 2013 - USA Network announced today the results of its first event, utilizing an expanded version of "USA Sync" which syndicates content across the web, mobile and social channels. Powered by Watchwith, USA Sync went live during the telecast of PSYCH's 100th episode, which also activated viewers with its first ever, choose-your-own-ending vote....

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NBCUNIVERSAL AND NATIONAL RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE (NRTC) SIGN COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT AFFILIATION AGREEMENT

New York, New York - January 3, 2013 - NBCUniversal and NRTC today announced an extensive affiliation agreement to offer NBCUniversal's entire portfolio of top-rated broadcast and cable content to NRTC's members. The agreement includes expansive rights to carry the Olympics as well as on-demand content from NBCUniversal's top-rated cable and broadcast network...

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NFL WILD CARD SATURDAY DOUBLEHEADER ON NBC FEATURES VIKINGS-PACKERS AND BENGALS-TEXANS

NEW YORK - January 2, 2012 -NBC Sports kicks off its NFL postseason coverage with a Wild Card doubleheader on Saturday featuring the Cincinnati Bengals (10-6) at Houston Texans (12-4) at 4:30 p.m. ET and the Minnesota Vikings (10-6) at Green Bay Packers (11-5) at 8 p.m. ET. NBC's Wild Card coverage begins at 4 p.m. ET with a special 30-minute edition of Football...

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NBC10 PHILADELPHIA NAMES ANNETTE PARKS VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

PHILADELPHIA, PA - January 2, 2013 - NBC10 Philadelphia announced today that Annette Parks will be joining the station as Vice President of Engineering and Operations starting January 14. Parks joins NBC10 from CBS affiliate KIRO-TV in Seattle, Washington, where she has served as Director of Engineering & Operations since 2010....

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NBCUNIVERSAL SIGNS MULTI-YEAR CARRIAGE DEAL WITH NCTC

NEW YORK - December 31, 2012 - NBCUniversal and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) announced today a comprehensive new carriage deal that encompasses broad distribution for the programmer's full portfolio of cable and broadcast services, as well as a first-ever retransmission consent deal for NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations....

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BIG BREAK GREENBRIER CROWNS MARK SILVERS CHAMPION

ORLANDO, Fla., (Dec. 20, 2012) — Mark Silvers (Savannah, Ga.) battled back from a significant deficit on Tuesday’s final match by going 5-under on the final five holes to defeat James Lepp (Abbotsford, British Columbia) 1-up on the season finale of Big Break Greenbrier, Golf Channel’s 18th season of its reality competition franchise....

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ATISH BANERJEA NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, NBCUNIVERSAL

NEW YORK, NY - Thursday, December 20 - NBCUniversal today announced that Atish Banerjea has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, NBCUniversal. Mr. Banerjea will be based in New York and reports directly to John Wallace, President of NBCUniversal Operations & Technical Services....

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49ERS CAN WIN NFC WEST WITH WIN AGAINST RED - HOT SEAHAWKS ON "SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"

NEW YORK - December 20, 2012 - Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers (10-3-1), who have clinched a Wild Card spot and are currently leading the NFC West, travel to Seattle to take on Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (9-5), who have won three-in-a-row, five of their last six games, and are undefeated at home this season, in an NFC West matchup on...

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BREAKING NEWS FROM CNBC'S MARIA BARTIROMO: NYSE HAS HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH CME, MAY HAVE ACCELERATED ICE DEAL

MARIA BARTIROMO: THIS IS REALLY PLAYING OUT INTERESTING. I HAVE LEARNED THAT THE NYSE EURONEXT HAS HAD INFORMAL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE CME GROUP AND THOSE DISCUSSIONS MAY HAVE ACCELERATED THIS DEAL WITH ICE. THE QUESTION MARKET PLAYERS ARE ASKING NOW IS WILL THE CME GROUP COME IN AND TRY AND BREAK THIS UP. MY SOURCES ARE TELLING ME NO. IT IS UNLIKELY THAT ANYBODY...

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