NBC

Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Comcast is handing over full control of Hulu to Disney, a move that could have big implications for which of your favorite shows you can watch on the streaming service. The deal sees Disney take full operational control of Hulu moving forward, as well as a shuffling in the licenses to NBCUniversal shows.

Continue Reading

Brooklyn Nine-Nine hit sitcom gets Season 7 renewal from NBC

Brooklyn Nine-Nine hit sitcom gets Season 7 renewal from NBC

Hit sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been renewed for Season 7, the team has announced, guaranteeing episodes leading into 2020. The comedy series originally premiered on FOX in late 2013, earning multiple awards during its multi-year run on the network. Unfortunately, FOX decided to cancel the show last year, but NBC picked it up soon after.

Continue Reading

Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple was tipped to call upon "Hollywood stars" to attend a March 25th event for the launch of a new video service. This video service would join a new News subscription service that'd also launch on the same day, at the same event. The video service would be similar to, but not the same as, major video streaming services already on the market like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

Continue Reading

NBC streaming service to launch in 2020 with free access for pay-TV users

NBC streaming service to launch in 2020 with free access for pay-TV users

NBCUniversal will soon launch its own streaming service, taking on CBS All Access and other established, competing video streaming destinations. The upcoming streaming service will be ad-supported, meaning viewers won't need to pay monthly but will see advertisements. That only applies to the industry's pay-TV customers, however -- cord-cutters won't get the same free access.

Continue Reading

Bitcoin price in a decade: As called by Harvard economist

Bitcoin price in a decade: As called by Harvard economist

Bitcoin prices might be sweet in the short term, but Harvard economist professor Kenneth Rogoff has an ill prediction for the next decade. Speaking in an interview this week, Rogoff suggested that in the next decade, Bitcoin will probably be worth only a small fraction of what it's worth today. As of publishing time for this article, Bitcoin sits at around $10k per coin.

Continue Reading

NBC will reduce primetime TV commercials starting in Q4

NBC will reduce primetime TV commercials starting in Q4

Consumers have a number of video streaming options that involve zero or very few commercial interruptions, and that's a bad news for the industry. The lack of commercials and contracts associated with streaming services have made them a popular alternative to cable and satellite. As a result, NBCUniversal is going to take drastic steps to make its own networks more appealing: it's going to have less commercials during primetime television starting later this year.

Continue Reading

2018 Winter Olympic Games Preview launches on Netflix: It’ll disappear on Feb 25

2018 Winter Olympic Games Preview launches on Netflix: It’ll disappear on Feb 25

NBC has launched a pair of preview shows for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and they're both available to stream on Netflix starting today. The Games preview is listed as a single show on Netflix comprised of two episodes, each its own half-hour preview of the games. The first episode, called "Go for the Gold," profiles some US Olympians, while the other episode, "Meet Team USA," talks to some athletes who are part of Team USA.

Continue Reading

Bitcoin price just tipped because of Warren Buffet’s willful ignorance

Bitcoin price just tipped because of Warren Buffet’s willful ignorance

Bitcoin price and the prices of other cryptocurrencies jolted in opposite directions today because of a Warren Buffet interview. The interview took place on CNBC - where money news teams recently had their hands on the pedal earlier this week as well. This same network released an absurd video on how to purchase Ripple on Poloniex as well as a series of tone deaf statements about how "big" Ripple was compared to Bitcoin earlier this week.

Continue Reading

Ripple will not supplant Bitcoin if its price hits $7

Ripple will not supplant Bitcoin if its price hits $7

CNBC's report on Ripple and Bitcoin this week continues to take effect in hereto unforeseen ways. We spoke yesterday about the segment on "Fast Money" that used the trade site Poloniex to buy one massive amount of Ripple at one time, live on television. Today we're having a chat about what's wrong with the way in which the traditional approach toward stock prices isn't going to fly here in our future full of cryptocurrency.

Continue Reading

NBC 2018 Winter Olympics livestream will include 1800 hours of coverage

NBC 2018 Winter Olympics livestream will include 1800 hours of coverage

NBC will livestream more than 1800 hours of Winter Olympics coverage, the network has announced, giving fans access to content over the Internet on whatever device is most convenient. This represents a big increase over past livestreamed Olympics coverage, highlighting the big changes in how the public consumes video content. The coverage won't be available to cord-cutters, though.

Continue Reading

Snapchat pens multi-year deal with NBCUniversal for original shows

Snapchat pens multi-year deal with NBCUniversal for original shows

NBCUniversal has penned a multi-year deal with Snapchat that will have it creating new shows of one sort or another for the messaging app. These original shows will in some way hinge on NBCU’s more popular shows like SNL and The Tonight Show, but it isn’t clear at this point exactly what form these shows will take. We do know, however, that the show “The Voice on Snapchat” will be the first to premiere.

Continue Reading

Samsung Gear VR owners to enjoy exclusive 2016 Olympics videos

Samsung Gear VR owners to enjoy exclusive 2016 Olympics videos

If there were still any doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing in computing and entertainment, this should probably banish those. For the first time ever, Olympics, which will be held this year in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, will be available via VR, though not in live coverage. And not just any VR, mind you, NBC is making it an exclusive for Samsung Gear VR owners, with authorized Samsung Galaxy smartphones only, and for certain pay-TV subscribers only. Talk about VIP.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5