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For "Young Rock" co-creator, even a pandemic won't make comedy go away

Feb 18, 2021
Nahnatchka Khan, co-creator of the NBC series "Young Rock," talks TV production and how a tough year can be translated into amusing entertainment.
Sitcom writer and producer Nahnatchka Khan. "I think we'll be able to laugh at the way that we adapted to our lives being turned upside down," she says.
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NBCUniversal launches Peacock streaming service

Jul 15, 2020
It would have capitalized on the 2020 Summer Olympics, but now will rely on a packed catalog of classics.
The service joins an ever-growing and increasingly confusing roster of streaming app, but could stand out to price-sensitive consumers.
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"Friends": The television show that keeps on giving

Dec 11, 2018
Let’s do the numbers on one of the most successful sitcoms of all time.
Cast members of NBC's comedy series "Friends"
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Celebrity studded Emmys air tonight! The big money question is: Who cares?

Sep 17, 2018
Over the past few years, the Emmys have been the least-watched awards show.
A statue of the Emmy Award seen upon entry on display at the 2017 Emmy Awards Governors Ball press preview on September 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, ahead of the 69th annual Emmy Awards.

NBC hopes to mine multiplatform strategy for audience gold

Feb 9, 2018
NBC just saw Super Bowl TV audience ratings below last year’s. Now the network will break with Olympic tradition today by live streaming the opening ceremony for the winter games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It’s one of a few new aggressive strategies the company’s taking to boost viewership and please advertisers.

How the "The Good Place" creator Mike Schur found hell in Los Angeles

Jan 9, 2018
Mike Schur, creator of NBC's "The Good Place," tells us about the inspiration for his show and how no one has time to watch all of the television and streaming content out there.

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An ode to network TV with the creator of "This Is Us"

Aug 14, 2017
"We've got to take advantage of the moment," Dan Fogelman says about the Emmy-nominated show.
"This Is Us" cast and creator speak during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in August. Top row, from left: Actors Chris Sullivan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Ron Cephas Jones. Bottom row, from left: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, executive producer/showrunner Dan Fogelman, and actors Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, and Justin Hartley.
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SNL brings in highest ratings in over 20 years

Feb 10, 2017
The post-election political climate has meant big business for 'Saturday Night Live.'
Melissa McCarthy as press secretary Sean Spicer in last week's episode of Saturday Night Live.
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Chris Hardwick on ‘The Wall,’ nerd ubiquity and fighting impostor syndrome

The founder of Nerdist talks about his new game show and why he worries about getting kicked out of parties.
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 23: Moderator Chris Hardwick attends the San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 Marvel Panel in Hall H on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. ©Marvel Studios 2016
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