NBCUniversal joins streaming fray with new Peacock service

Apr 14, 2020
The service will be available free for subscribers to Comcast Xfinity, and at various price points for others in July.
Due to production delays caused by the coronavirus, some show launches for original content on Peacock have been pushed back.
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As esports gain legitimacy, corporate America looks to cash in

Jun 21, 2017
Would you spend hours watching someone play video games? NBC and Intel are betting that you would.
For its first esport tournament, NBC has chosen Rocket League — a video game where cars instead of people play soccer. 
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Telemundo actors vote to unionize

Mar 9, 2017
For the first time in 65 years, actors at a major TV network have held a union election. The actors? Stars of the wildly popular telenovelas airing on NBC Universal’s Telemundo network. The vote still needs to be certified, but…

Will Stringwire be a game changer for NBC News?

Aug 13, 2013
NBC News just bought a new startup that aims to revolutionize news gathering.

NBC retains TV rights to Olympics

Jun 7, 2011
And this final note. Even without its champion performer, NBC won gold in the competition over TV rights to the Olympics. You may remember last...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: U.S. economy up 3.2% , Australia, Trans-Arctic shipping

Jan 28, 2011
The U.S. economy grew by 3.2 percent last quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday, in its report on the nation's gross domestic product. Jill...

NBC Universal changes its logo as Comcast takes the helm

Jan 28, 2011
Cable giant Comcast Corp. takes over NBC Universal today, or rather NBCUniversal - at least according to the new purple logo. The space, the...