NBC Shares Netflix Ratings

NBC says it’s hacked Netflix’s ratings, knows which shows are the most popular

By on January 14, 2016 at 8:30 PM.

NBC says it’s hacked Netflix’s ratings, knows which shows are the most popular

Ever since it launched its streaming service in 2007, Netflix has been tight-lipped about viewing figures for its original programming. The company is happy to brag about how well its shows are doing and how much creative freedom it is able to provide its creators, but it refuses to tell anyone how many people are actually watching its shows and movies.

It was looking like we might never find out, but on Wednesday, NBC said it had cracked the code.

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Netflix Vs. Network TV NBC

NBC is Comcastically delusional about Netflix and the future of TV

By on January 14, 2016 at 2:14 PM.

NBC is Comcastically delusional about Netflix and the future of TV

There is a dangerous level of delusion going around at the major television networks. Via AdWeek, NBCUniversal president of research and media development Alan Wurtzel doesn’t believe that online streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon pose any real threat to traditional TV networks because their shows’ audiences are still small compared to the audiences for the major networks. This is true as far as it goes but it ignores the way Netflix has completely changed many people’s expectations for how we watch TV and how these changes will be impossible to undo once they catch on more broadly. More →

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Donald Trump Hosting SNL November 7th

No joke: Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live on November 7th

By on October 13, 2015 at 3:20 PM.

No joke: Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live on November 7th

On November 7th, something ridiculous is going to happen — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump will host an episode of Saturday Night Live. As NBC News notes, this is almost precisely one year from election day on November 8th, 2016. More →

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Blindspot Lucifer Minority Report Leak

Minority Report, Lucifer and Blindspot pilots leak weeks before their debuts

By on August 10, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

Minority Report, Lucifer and Blindspot pilots leak weeks before their debuts

After weeks of rolling our eyes, we’re finally done hate-watching True Detective, but sadly, that leaves us with one less show to fill our DVRs with every week. In fact, the schedule is looking pretty thin until the fall premieres start landing next month, but on Monday, three upcoming pilots leaked on to torrent sites weeks in advance of their scheduled debuts. More →

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Donald Trump Quits The Apprentice

NBC Just Fired Presidential Hopeful Donald Trump from ‘The Apprentice’

By on June 29, 2015 at 3:47 PM.

NBC Just Fired Presidential Hopeful Donald Trump from ‘The Apprentice’

Because the one thing Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was missing was a corporate PR disaster, NBC came through on Monday with an unsurprising proclamation. Unhappy with Trump’s incendiary (and offensive) remarks regarding immigrants from Mexico, NBC has announced it will be cutting all business ties with the presidential hopeful.
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Fall 2015 TV Schedule

Complete Fall 2015 TV Schedule: Premiere Dates for ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW Shows

By on June 26, 2015 at 4:56 PM.

Complete Fall 2015 TV Schedule: Premiere Dates for ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW Shows

It’s the end of June. The weather is heating up and the concerts are kicking off and blockbuster movies are trickling out every week, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the fall TV schedule. As of this week, we now know the complete schedule for all five of the major networks, including the premiere dates of every new show coming this fall.

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Heroes Reborn Trailer NBC

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Heroes Reborn,’ Coming to NBC This Fall

By on June 25, 2015 at 1:59 PM.

Watch the First Trailer for ‘Heroes Reborn,’ Coming to NBC This Fall

Countless serialized TV shows with a hint of sci-fi were greenlit in the wake of Lost’s success, but few had as much potential as Heroes. The story began with a group of seemingly ordinary people from around the world discovering the superhuman abilities locked within them. The show became a critical and commercial hit… until the show lost focus. More →

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NBC New Shows 2015 Lineup Trailers

Watch all of the trailers for NBC’s new 2015-2016 TV lineup right here

By on May 12, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

Watch all of the trailers for NBC’s new 2015-2016 TV lineup right here

On Monday, we shared the cancellations and renewals for the five major networks: NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox and The CW. There weren’t too many surprises on the list, but it doesn’t really matter, because what we’re really interested in are the new shows that will be premiering over the next 12 months.

First up, let’s take a look at all of the trailers that NBC has released so far. More →

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Cancelled TV Shows List 2015

Did your favorite show get the ax? A complete list of TV show cancellations

By on May 11, 2015 at 12:13 PM.

Did your favorite show get the ax? A complete list of TV show cancellations

The month of May is crunch time for network television shows, as this is the time when networks decide to cut bait with shows with low ratings. We now have the complete list of shows on all four major networks that won’t be returning in the fall — check it out below.

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NBC Aquarius Streaming Online

NBC is swiping the Netflix business model

By on April 30, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

NBC is swiping the Netflix business model

With the rise of video streaming services, binge-watching has become the norm for many viewers. Miss a few episodes of your favorite show? Spend a weeknight streaming them all back-to-back. Tired of being left out of the conversation surrounding the new season of Game of Thrones? Pop on HBO GO this weekend and refuse to get up off the couch.

The Netflix model has taken over our lives, and now NBC wants to get in on the action. More →

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NBC App Live Stream

Stream TV shows live from NBC’s official app on your phone or tablet

By on February 18, 2015 at 7:45 PM.

Stream TV shows live from NBC’s official app on your phone or tablet

It might not mean much to you when I tell you that the official NBC app for iOS and Android just hit version 3.0, but trust me, it’s a pretty significant update. As of this Wednesday, NBC will now let you live stream TV shows straight from the app — as long as you are a cable or satellite subscriber and NBC owns the local affiliate in your area. More →

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Watch Online 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Free

How to stream the Super Bowl on any device for free on Sunday

By on January 30, 2015 at 12:00 PM.

How to stream the Super Bowl on any device for free on Sunday

You don’t need a cable subscription to watch Super Bowl XLIX online for free on Sunday, as you can use one of the smart gadgets you already own, including smartphones, tablets and computers, to stream the game and the halftime show. In the post that follows, you’ll get all the information you need to be able to watch the upcoming Seahawks vs. Patriots game on your own terms on Sunday. More →

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