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So What Do You Do, Henry Bushkin, Attorney and Author of Johnny Carson?
"Bombastic Bushkin," as Johnny Carson called him, talks about his book's controversies and what he thinks of The Tonight Show's most recent changes.

So What Do You Do, Soledad O'Brien, CEO of Starfish Media Group?
The journalist gives some sage advice and tells what she's been up to since she's left CNN.

So What Do You Do, Ed Gordon, Host of Conversations with Ed Gordon?
The man who's reported for everyone from BET and NBC to NPR and CBS tells what it's like to finally step out on his own.

So What Do You Do, Tamron Hall, Anchor of MSNBC's NewsNation?
The award-winning journalist and morning show staple discusses how to balance news and opinion and tells what she learned while working in a local market.

So What Do You Do, Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News?
Ubiquitous travel guru and bestselling author Peter Greenberg dishes on meeting the king of Jordan, reporting for 20 straight hours on Sept. 11, and exposing truths in tourism.

So What Do You Do, Ann Curry, News Anchor, The Today Show?
The anchor talks about interviewing major newsmakers, witnessing global hardships, and bringing her personal life into the public eye on Today.

So What Do You Do, Luke Russert, Correspondent, NBC News?
Ahead of the Nov. 4 election, the 23-year-old reporter discusses the youth vote, bias on the news networks, and the legacy of his last name.

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Facebook, Instagram Gear Up for Golden Globes - Posted January 8, 2015
Facebook and Instagram may not be taking home statues, but th... [AllFacebook]

World Cup Was Facebook's Most-Discussed Topic Globally in 2014; Ebola in U.S. - Posted December 9, 2014
The most-discussed topic on Facebook globally in 2014 was 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, while the outbreak of the ... [AllFacebook]

Netflix, NBC Dump Bill Cosby Projects Amid Rape Accusations - Posted November 19, 2014
The allegations of rape and sexual assault against Bill Cosby keep coming. With each new accusation, it became harder and harder for Netflix and NBC to stand by the projects they had in the works with the comedian. Netflix decided that it would be best to ... [FishbowlDC]

Did Al Roker Just Show PR Pros How to Get Noticed? - Posted November 18, 2014
34 hours complete. Congratulations @alroker! Go to bed! #rokerthon pic.twitter.com/f7RWVM20Be -- TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 14, 2014 Whelp, it's official. Al Roker has finally made his legend eternal by taking a... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Bobby Jindal on 'Meet the Press' this Sunday - Posted November 13, 2014
NBC's Chuck Todd will sit down for an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Sunday's Meet the Press. Jindal, an outspoken opponent of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gov. Bobby Jindal on 'Meet the Press' this Sunday - Posted November 13, 2014
NBC's Chuck Todd will sit down for an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Sunday's Meet the Press. Jindal, an outspoken opponent of ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's 'Today' Tops 4M Facebook Like Milestone - Posted November 10, 2014
Today, NBC News' morning news show, reached the 4 million ... [AllFacebook]

Florida Association for Women Lawyers Not a Fan of NBC's Bad Judge - Posted October 27, 2014
Have you watched the NBC program Bad Judge? Doesn't look like many people have. Except perhaps the Flori... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's 'Today' Uses Facebook to Help Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Posted October 2, 2014
Facebook was a major part of the first October broadcast of NBC morning news show ... [AllFacebook]

Fall TV Season Heats Up on Facebook - Posted September 29, 2014
The fall television season is underway, and networks are increasingly turning to Facebook to help promote their new and returning se... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Q&A to Precede 'Dateline' Season Premiere - Posted September 26, 2014
The season premiere of NBC newsmagazine ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Media Page Launches - Posted September 16, 2014
Facebook continued its ongoing efforts to help media companies and publishers use its platform... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Advertising Week 2014 Schedule - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook will maintain a strong presence at the 11th annual ... [AllFacebook]

'NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams' Tops 1M Facebook Likes - Posted September 3, 2014
The Facebook page for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams topped 1 million ... [AllFacebook]

The New Thing For TV Shows: Debut the Pilot Episode Online In Advance - Posted August 26, 2014
These days, consumers get endless teasers before the actual debut of the thing that's teasing them. A song comes out before the album drops. (Two songs, two albums if you're Prince.) Movie trailers keep coming and they get longer and longer as opening day approaches. TV has... [FishbowlDC]

Through Facebook Fit, Facebook Meets Small Business Owners Face-to-Face - Posted August 6, 2014
For the average Facebook marketer, the company can seem ... faceless. Facebook is working to change that. The social network concluded a nationwide tour at its headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

NBC's 'Today,' Discovery's 'Street Outlaws' Integrated With Facebook Via Media APIs, Spredfast - Posted June 24, 2014
Two more television shows are now more tightly integra... [AllFacebook]

Not Fit to Print: MyRecipes Becomes First Time Inc. Brand to Get its Own Roku Channel - Posted June 13, 2014
Less than a week removed from its spinoff from Time Warner Inc., Time Inc. is already making a big digital splash. The company yesterday announced that MyRecipes.com ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

10 Things NBC's 'Today' Learned From A Rare Step Into The Limelight By Priscilla Chan - Posted May 30, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Donate $120M To Bay Area Schools In Low-Income Communities - Posted May 30, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Losing Some Facebook Buzz? - Posted May 21, 2014
April was not kind to BuzzFeed, as the content aggregator saw its total number of Face... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Expands Premium Video Ads To Seven More Countries, Announces New Video Metrics - Posted May 20, 2014
Facebook's premium video ads are now... [AllFacebook]

5 Social TV Stories You May Have Missed - Posted May 16, 2014
From NBC using Whisper to promote 'Rosemary's Baby' to E! launching an 'Instagram Wall' to tr... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Unilever's Dove Product Line Gives Facebook's Premium Video Ads A Test Flight - Posted May 15, 2014
It may be too early to say that Facebook is cleaning up with its premium video ads, but the social network did land the ... [AllFacebook]

In Case You're Wondering Why Your Twitter Feed Has Turned Into the #DarkestTimeline... - Posted May 9, 2014
It was announced today that the NBC comedy Community has been ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's 'Dateline' Nears 1M Facebook Likes - Posted May 8, 2014
By the end of this week, the Facebook page for ... [AllFacebook]

NBC Runs Facebook Premium Video Ads For Three Midseason Series - Posted May 8, 2014
Facebook signed its first television advertiser for its new ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' - Posted May 6, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ce... [AllFacebook]

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I'm Not Running For Office' - Posted April 9, 2014
Once again, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg addressed ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'Noah' - Posted April 4, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social net... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Public Content Solutions Partners Telescope, Vizrt Team Up On Real-Time Social TV - Posted April 2, 2014
Two initial partners in Facebook's Public Content Sol... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: PMD 4C On How Marketers Can Tap Into The Relationship Between Facebook, TV - Posted March 27, 2014
As the relationship between Facebook and television becomes more intertwined for viewers and u... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Continues To Court Media Industry With Public Content Solutions Program - Posted March 7, 2014
Facebook took a giant step forward in its efforts to further align itself with the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Tributes To The Late Harold Ramis - Posted February 28, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and v... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jimmy Fallon's Debut As Host Of 'The Tonight Show' - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights featur... [AllFacebook]

Bode Miller Defends NBC Reporter After She's Slammed for 'Tone-Deaf' and 'Shameful' Interview - Posted February 18, 2014
After becoming the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine history, Bode Miller found himself in an interview with NBC reporter Christin Cooper, who questioned him repeatedly about the death of his brother, and how that loss has shaped his experience at the Olympics. While such personal questions are often asked of athletes... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'The Beatles -- A Grammy Salute' - Posted February 18, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos p... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Guide To Following Team USA During The 2014 Winter Olympic Games - Posted February 6, 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games have begun... [AllFacebook]

VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg Chats With Savannah Guthrie Of 'Today' About Facebook's First 10 Years - Posted January 31, 2014
With the 10-year anniversary of Facebook's founding coming up Tuesday, Feb. 4, Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

'Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen' gives ousted 'Top Chef' contestants a second chance - Posted January 22, 2014
Season 11 of 'Top Chef' continues on, but the Season 3 finale of the most-watched web series in NBCU's history concludes tonight. 'Top Chef: Last Chanc... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Golden Globes Awards - Posted January 17, 2014
Facebook Week... [AllFacebook]

Updates for NBC Washington, CNN @ 11am, and WTOP Mornings - Posted January 17, 2014
Lots of internal news coming out of our top news orgs recently. Here's some more to round out the week. NBC's Alex Wallace will head the network's Washington bureau according to a memo sent out by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Updates for NBC Washington, CNN @ 11am, and WTOP Mornings - Posted January 17, 2014
Lots of internal news coming out of our top news orgs recently. Here's some more to round out the week. NBC's Alex Wallace will head the network's Washington bureau according to a memo sent out by ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook, Instagram Join NBC Olympics Team - Posted January 16, 2014
Facebook and Instagram demonstrated their Olympic spirit by reachin... [AllFacebook]

Exclusive: NBC announces social TV growth for 'The Voice' at Lost Remote Show - Posted December 13, 2013
We've covered NBC's The Voice closely this season as the show continues to innovate in social TV. Over two years ago, The Voice set a social TV precedent in how new platforms can take a... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How Facebook Is Positioning Its Upcoming Video Ads Vs. Television, YouTube - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook appears to have embraced the strategy of keeping its friends close and its enemies closer when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

DiGiorno Pizza Delivers Awesome with Live Tweets of 'The Sound of Music' - Posted December 6, 2013
So, last night, I'm re-living my early childhood when my mother thought forcing me to sit through Julie Andrews twerking ... eh, twirling (sorry) ... in the Alps would soften my soul somehow. Meh? ICYMI: NBC aired a live presentation... [FishbowlDC]

How Facebook Reminds Android App Users About Their Favorite TV Shows - Posted November 7, 2013
Facebook added a feature to its flagship ... [AllFacebook]

NBC shows are in the midst of a 'smirk off' competition on Tumblr - Posted October 30, 2013
NBC shows are taking a short break from competing against shows on other networks. Instead, they have been competing against each other in a friendly "smirk off" across their Tumblr a... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How Much Do You Want To Bet That This Sarah Silverman Show Ends Up On TV After All? - Posted October 29, 2013
These days, TV shows are auf'd after as little as one episode if it's not winning right out the gate. So far this season, We Are Men, a show about men, and Lucky 7, about a group of lottery winners, ... [FishbowlDC]

An inside look at ESPN's growth across multiple platforms - Posted October 28, 2013
Despite increased TV competition, ESPN continues to show massive growth across multiple platforms. In September it saw its largest monthly unique reach ever: 72.7 million unique visitors across desktop, ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

STUDY: Facebook Users Aren't Necessarily Looking For News, But They Find And Consume It - Posted October 24, 2013
The average Facebook user does not come to the social network in search of ... [AllFacebook]

Optimal, Civolution Integrate, Enable Clients To Buy Facebook Ads In Sync With TV Commercials - Posted October 23, 2013
Facebook executives often state that one of their primary goals when it comes to advertising is to serve its users ads that are relevant to their interests. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Fighting Over The TV: Facebook Provides Data To 10 Overseas Networks; Twitter Provides Data To Nielsen - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook and Twitter dug in their heels Monday in their attempts to establish beachheads in the world of ... [AllFacebook]

NBC News Taps Facebook's Keyword Insights API To Examine Use Of #DearCongress Hashtag - Posted October 2, 2013
NBC News used Facebook's recently introduced ... [AllFacebook]

CNN Cancels Hillary Clinton Biopic - Posted September 30, 2013
The minute CNN announced that it would be producing a film version of Hillary Clinton's career, critics pounced on the move as evidence of the network spinning its wheels on behalf of the former Secretary of State and all-but-certain presidential candidate... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook To Send Weekly Reports On Users' TV-Related Actions To ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC - Posted September 30, 2013
Facebook will begin sending weekly reports to the "Big Four" television networks -- ABC, ... [AllFacebook]

Story On Season Premiere Of NBC's 'Dateline' Sparked By Facebook Message - Posted September 27, 2013
When the two-hour season premiere of "Dateline" airs on ... [AllFacebook]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

NFL Week One On Facebook: 30M Users Create More Than 60M Interactions - Posted September 10, 2013
Snacks, beverages, remote control, and Facebook? With week one of the National Football League'... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

NASCAR Directs Facebook Users To Wrong TV Network For Pure Michigan 400 - Posted August 19, 2013
Facebook pages are a useful tool for brands to share information, but they may want to ensure that the information being shared is correct, which was not the case for ... [AllFacebook]

International Olympic Committee Hopes Gay People Will Stop Being So Gay - Posted August 15, 2013
Last night our own Tonya Garcia reported on some Olympics-sized jitters over at NBC. Seems the o... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Says Brands Are Still OK With the Sochi Games, Prays They Stay That Way - Posted August 14, 2013
Russia's new anti-gay propaganda law has prompted global backlash for the awful bias and homophobia it demonstrates, and the harassment and unfair treatment of the LGBT community it will cause. The law bans "discussion" of "non-tr... [GalleyCat]

The IOC, Stoli Vodka and NBC Respond to Boycotts/Petitions Stemming from Russian Anti-Gay Laws - Posted August 1, 2013
Last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law that bans ''propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations'' and threatens openly gay or "pro-gay" citizens and foreigners with fines, arrests and possible jail time. Another ... [FishbowlDC]

Advanced screening of 'The Blacklist' at Comic-Con helps drive positive buzz - Posted July 23, 2013
The Blacklist, NBC's new drama with James Spader had a big presence at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. An advanced screening of... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Light Trash Talking Begins Ahead of Congressional Women's Softball Game - Posted June 3, 2013
It's almost time for the Congressional Women's Softball Game. It's the annual event that pits female lawmakers against female journalists in a softball game that benefits the "Young Survival Coalition." It's always a fun affair, but it's not something that par... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Light Trash Talking Begins Ahead of Congressional Women's Softball Game - Posted June 3, 2013
It's almost time for the Congressional Women's Softball Game. It's the annual event that pits female lawmakers against female journalists in a softball game that benefits the "Young Survival Coalition." It's always a fun affair, but it's not something that par... [FishbowlNY]

NBC Running Twitter Sweepstakes For Its Fall TV Lineup - Posted May 14, 2013
NBC's already building buzz for its fall TV lineup, and its turning to Twitter for an assist. Running from May 13 (yesterday) through June 13, ... [AllTwitter]

Separated at Birth: Pete Williams - Posted April 22, 2013
Yes, yes, we get it. NBC's Pete Williams is a God of News. Throughout last week's manhunt for the bombers of the Boston Marathon, Williams seemed to be among the few trusted journalists in America. While many outlets got the story wrong, Williams remained steady. With Williams getting SO much airtime, we... [FishbowlDC]

Brands Can Make Their Own Damn Instagram Ads - Posted April 5, 2013
Instagram is in a bit of a pickle. After backtracking on its "brands can co-opt users' photos and use them in promo campaigns" deal, Facebook's hottest "food porn" property has hit a few bumps in creating new "sponsored" revenue streams. Brands, of course, are all anxious to advertise themselves on a... [FishbowlDC]

NBC and Jimmy Fallon Need a Late Night Time Machine - Posted March 21, 2013
The late night ratings wars have never been funny. From David Letterman and Jay Leno to Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon, the bitter rivalries and backdoor deals only remind the public of how desperate the television ind... [FishbowlDC]

Twitter Buzz Helps Boost TV Ratings - Posted March 21, 2013
The biggest PR/marketing story of the week so far involves Coca-Cola's surprising announcement that social media "buzz" doesn't translate to short-term boosts in sales. On t... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams: Doing Comedy 'Shows That I Have a Personality and a Pulse' - Posted February 28, 2013
Brian Williams took his trademark blend of levity and gravitas to New York's 92Y last night. There, exactly an hour after his Nightly News broadcast ended, he provid... [FishbowlDC]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Spokeswoman Leaves for CNN - Posted February 15, 2013
There's a new job opening for an ambitious, politically-minded PR professional in the greater New York area: Governor Andrew Cuomo's spokeswoman Allison Gollust ... [FishbowlDC]

Bill Clinton to Betty White: Happy Birthday! Run for President! - Posted February 5, 2013
Given Betty White's devoted fan base (of which we are proud members), we imagine it can't be too hard to advertise NBC's Betty White birthday celebration, set to air tonight at 8 p.m. EST--all you'd have to say to get us to watch is "Hey. It's Betty White. Tune in". But... [FishbowlDC]

Poll: Do Super Bowl Ad Leaks = Good PR Strategy? - Posted January 31, 2013
Isn't it interesting how branding and advertising strategies converge around the Super Bowl? No matter how what kind of products they're promoting, companies and agen... [FishbowlDC]

Would You Watch A Newspaper Reality Show? - Posted January 23, 2013
Like many work places, newsrooms often come with a set of stereotypical cast members. From the clueless out-of-town editor brought in by corporate to the cub reporter seeking a scandal in every story he covers to the this-trial-ain't-my-first-rodeo cops reporter to the no-nonsense city editor. (I said stereotypical, didn't I?) That makes... [10,000 Words]

NBC Uses News Shows to Promote Sitcoms - Posted January 11, 2013
Via our sister site TVNewser, we bring you an ... [FishbowlDC]

Humanitarian Cop Hits The Today Show - Posted November 30, 2012
The New York City police officer behind this heartwarming viral photo/PR win appeared on NBC's Today this morning to flesh out his story. Jennifer Foster, the tourist who snapped the pic, joined him, describing his now-famous decision to buy shoes and socks for a freezing homeless man as "an act of human... [FishbowlDC]

'Friday Night Lights' Motto Shines On Mitt Romney's Facebook Page - Posted October 10, 2012
"Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't lose." Readers may remember this motto from former NBC hit series "Friday Night Lights," bu... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Tops 1B Monthly Active Users; Mark Zuckerberg Speaks With NBC's Matt Lauer, 'Bloomberg Businessweek'; New Agency Of Record Wieden & Kennedy Debuts 'The Things That Connect Us' - Posted October 4, 2012
Facebook officially reached 1 billion monthly active users Sept. 14 at 12:45 p.m. PT, Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Zuckerberg Talks IPhone, Wardrobe With NBC's Matt Lauer - Posted October 2, 2012
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't make too many public appearances. About a month ago, he appeared at TechCrunch's Disrupt event... [AllFacebook]

'Today' Show Producer: Leave Matt Lauer Alone! - Posted September 26, 2012
NBC's perennial ratings champion "Today" recently made some fairly big changes by ... [FishbowlDC]

Britain Finds Novel Ways to Bond with Global Audience - Posted September 21, 2012
London's 2012 Olympic Games may have inspired love at first sight among the viewing public and attendees, but from a marketing communications standpoint it's been a long, drawn-out courtship. "We've been preparing for the Olympics since 2005. To inspire visitation, our strategy ha... [FishbowlDC]

Nescaf Memento Heads To 'The Office' With Ellie Kemper Life Coach Facebook App - Posted September 18, 2012
Fans of hit NBC comedy "The Office" who have wondered what advice Ellie Kemper -- who plays receptionist Erin Hannon on the show -- would give them can now look no further than Facebook, thanks to a new interactive application from Nescaf Memento. ... [AllFacebook]

SNL Can't Seem to Make Obama Funny - Posted September 17, 2012
"Saturday Night Live" started its new season this week, using omnipresent "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Frank Ocean to boost viewers... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' Seeks Fan Picks For Guest Hosts, Musical Guests Via Facebook, Twitter - Posted September 13, 2012
Facebook has been an unofficial source in the past for fans of NBC's "... [AllFacebook]

'Newsroom' Star's Topless Tweet: A PR Stunt? - Posted September 13, 2012
We always (read: never) count on New York's ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Tries, Fails to Promote New Sitcom During Football - Posted September 10, 2012
We can't help but laugh at the always-hapless NBC's attempt to promote its new Matthew Perry sitcom "Go On" during Sunday Night Football by zooming in on the actor seated... [FishbowlDC]

Media Training Tips and Cautionary Tales - Posted August 23, 2012
In the high-risk, high-reward world of media training, major stumbles during television interviews are seared indefinitely in the public's memory. Nailing an interview is not so easy, even for well-known public figures and corporate executives. Media relies on basic principles and varied techniques... [FishbowlDC]

Jay Leno Rips NBC, Comcast on Tonight Show - Posted August 21, 2012
Jay Leno used the first minute of Monday's Tonight Show opening monologue to rip NBC and Comcast for the 20 layoffs from last week: "As you may have heard, our pa... [FishbowlLA]

Is Mark Zuckerberg In Over His Head? - Posted August 17, 2012
As Facebook's value on Wall Street continues to fall, critics have wondered if the problems facing the social network are too big for Co-Founder and CEO Mark ... [AllFacebook]

'Boardwalk Empire' Blows Up Brooklyn - Posted August 17, 2012
HBO's well-dressed but underwhelming period drama "Boardwalk Empire" turned heads in Greenpoint, Brooklyn last night the old-fashioned way: by blowing stuff up! Seems like every city news source reported yesterday o... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's 'Stars Earn Stripes' Lands with a Thud - Posted August 14, 2012
More bad news for NBC: their new military-themed reality competition show "Stars Earn Stripes"... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Can't Quit the Olympics - Posted August 13, 2012
What, you thought that perennial loser NBC would let those priceless rings go? Like Usain Bolt... [FishbowlDC]

Who Are People Talking About On Facebook During The Olympics? - Posted August 10, 2012
The Summer Olympic Games in London have proven to easily be the most social Olympics to date. Recently released statistics from Facebo... [AllFacebook]

Dr. Suess, Branding Genius - Posted August 9, 2012
Today in unexpected nostalgia: By the time they come of age, most American children have in some way experienced the multimillion dollar brand that is the estate of writer/illustrator Theodore Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss... [GalleyCat]

Dr. Seuss, Branding Genius - Posted August 9, 2012
Today in unexpected nostalgia: By the time they come of age, most American children have in some way experienced the multimillion dollar brand that is the estate of writer/illustrator Theodore Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss... [FishbowlDC]

50 Shades of PR Strategies: It's All about Nudity - Posted August 8, 2012
From Gabby Douglas to #NBCFAIL, the 2012 London Olympics has been a raucous spectacle of PR intrigue, triumph and disasters. For PR geeks, these games have been an absolute blast. And when it's all over, when it's all said and done, we'll all be talking about that one moment of the... [GalleyCat]

50 Shades of PR Strategies: It's All about Nudity - Posted August 8, 2012
From Gabby Douglas to #NBCFAIL, the 2012 London Olympics has been a raucous spectacle of PR intrigue, triumph and disasters. For PR geeks, these games have been an absolute blast. And when it's all over, when it's all said and done, we'll all be talking about that one moment of the... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Releases 'Grimm' eBook - Posted August 8, 2012
NBC has released a new eBook as a companion to its television show Grimm, a drama based on Grimm's Fairy Tales. NBC released the enhanced eBook today, in advance of the new fall season of the TV show. ... [PRNewser]

NBC Releases 'Grimm' eBook - Posted August 8, 2012
NBC has released a new eBook as a companion to its television show Grimm, a drama based on Grimm's Fairy Tales. NBC released the enhanced eBook today, in advance of the new fall season of the TV show. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Twitter Suspends Journalist After NBC Complains - Posted July 31, 2012
If you're attempting to watch the Olympics from the U.S., no one needs to tell you how miserable the coverage is. And if you're on Twitter, you've likely tweeted the ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook Could Buy Zynga, But Probably Won't - Posted July 30, 2012
It seems like every week, Facebook acquires a company or is rumored to do so. This time, ... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: Norah O'Donnell Replaces Erica Hill on 'CBS This Morning', Dick Cheney Interviewed by ABC's Jonathan Karl, and More - Posted July 30, 2012
CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Norah O'Donnell has been named co-host... [FishbowlDC]

Sharon Osbourne Quitting America's Got Talent - Posted July 24, 2012
See, it's not just American Idol that's having a problem keeping judges around. America's Got Talent judge ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC's 'Today' Tops 1M Facebook Likes - Posted July 18, 2012
NBC's "Today" topped 1 million ... [AllFacebook]

Partnership Between Facebook, NBC Olympics To Mix TV And Social Media - Posted July 11, 2012
Can't outrun Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt or defend USA basketball star Kevin Durant? You can still be a part of the 2012 London Olympic Games through NBC and Facebook. The social ... [AllFacebook]

Pearlena Igbokwe New Drama Head at NBC - Posted July 10, 2012
Just one day after Laura Lancaster was removed from her VP position, NBC has hired ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC VP of Drama Programming is Out After Six Years - Posted July 9, 2012
What happens when you're the person behind such NBC duds like Prime Suspect and The Playboy Club? You get shown the door after six years with the network. NBC executive vice president of drama programming Lau... [FishbowlLA]

Dateline Chatline Incorporates Facebook, Twitter Into NBC News' 'Dateline' - Posted July 9, 2012
NBC News primetime newsmagazine "... [AllFacebook]

Dustin Brown Wins Stanley Cup, Drops F-Bomb - Posted June 12, 2012
Ahhh, the joys of live television. Fresh off a 6-1 victory and the first S... [FishbowlLA]

NBC's 'The Voice' Doubles Facebook Referrals For 2012 Season - Posted June 1, 2012
NBC reality competition hit The Voice has been heard loud and clear since integrating with Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

Live From New York, It's Lindsay Lohan - Posted March 4, 2012
... [FishbowlLA]

Brandon Tartikoff's Legacy Collection Donated to USC - Posted January 23, 2012
The University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts will be the new home this fall to a vast collection of Brandon Tartikoff's industry correspondences thanks to a donation by his widow, ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Newspapers Down, Magazines Up; Changes at ABC; and More - Posted December 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31506" align="alignleft" width="171" caption="Photo: Evan Agostini/AGOEV, via Associated Press"][/caption] A new report from the USC Annenberg Center says that most newspapers will be gone in five years. ... [GalleyCat]

Howard Stern Hired as America's Got Talent Judge - Posted December 15, 2011
A month after CNN host Piers Morgan ... [FishbowlLA]

Howard Stern Addresses America's Got Talent Rumors - Posted November 14, 2011
Rumors have been flying about who would replace CNN host Piers Morgan on America's Got Talent after he announ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Show About a PR Firm Was a Flop - Posted October 6, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28319" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Dean Hendler, NBC"][/caption] NBC comedy Free Agents, the British import about a wacky PR... [FishbowlDC]

Set Your DVR: 'Free Agents' Is Coming - Posted September 14, 2011
The Brits know how to do comedy. Not that Americans don't. (The ... [FishbowlDC]

Playboy Lowers Price to 60 Cents for October Issue - Posted September 12, 2011
In honor of NBC's new series The Playboy Club, Playboy is publishing a 1961-themed issue that will retail for just 60 cents -- the same price the magazine sold for in 1961. Laura Benanti from The Playboy Club is on the cover ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC To Air Every Olympic Event Live In Some Form - Posted August 30, 2011
Busy day for 2012 Olympic news as NBC also announced Tuesday they will show every event live -- including streaming raw video online. NBC... [TVNewser]

NBC To Air Every Olympic Event Live In Some Form - Posted August 30, 2011
Busy day for 2012 Olympic news as NBC also announced Tuesday they will show every event live -- including streaming raw video online. NBC... [SportsNewser]

SNF Scores Nearly 11 Million Viewers - Posted August 23, 2011
I think America is ready for football. The Sunday Night Football preseason game between the San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys this past weekend was seen by 10.7 million viewers, the third most-watched NFL preseason game in the last five years. Locally, Dallas (23.7/38), San Diego (... [TVNewser]

SNF Scores Nearly 11 Million Viewers - Posted August 23, 2011
I think America is ready for football. The Sunday Night Football preseason game between the San Diego Chargers and Dallas Cowboys this past weekend was seen by 10.7 million viewers, the third most-watched NFL preseason game in the last five years. Locally, Dallas (23.7/38), San Diego (... [SportsNewser]

Fashion Retailers Turn To TV for Branding Tie-Ins - Posted August 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25795" align="alignleft" width="248" caption="A look from Banana Republic's 'Mad Men' collection."][/caption] The NBC network and Bloomingdale's have entered into ... [FishbowlDC]

Video: NBC's "Back To Football" Commercial - Posted July 25, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Video: NBC's "Back To Football" Commercial - Posted July 25, 2011
... [SportsNewser]

Stanley Cup Final Game 7 Scores 5.7 Overnight Rating - Posted June 16, 2011
Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final earned a 5.7 overnight rating (10 share), tying 2003 (Anaheim-New Jersey) for the best NHL Stanley Cup Game 7 overnight on record, according to The Nielsen Company. Wednesday's game ties for the second-best Stanley Cup overnight rating in 37 years, trailing only last year's... [TVNewser]

Stanley Cup Final Game 7 Scores 5.7 Overnight Rating - Posted June 16, 2011
Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Final earned a 5.7 overnight rating (10 share), tying 2003 (Anaheim-New Jersey) for the best NHL Stanley Cup Game 7 overnight on record, according to The Nielsen Company. Wednesday's game ties for the second-best Stanley Cup overnight rating in 37 years, trailing only last year's... [SportsNewser]

Belmont Stakes' Overnight Ratings Up 55 Percent - Posted June 12, 2011
The Belmont Stakes earned a 4.8 overnight rating and an 11 share Saturday on NBC, up 55 percent from last year's race on ABC, according to The Nielsen Company. Last year's Belmont Stakes, which lacked the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, registered a 3.1 overnight rating, the lowest in... [TVNewser]

Belmont Stakes' Overnight Ratings Up 55 Percent - Posted June 12, 2011
The Belmont Stakes earned a 4.8 overnight rating and an 11 share Saturday on NBC, up 55 percent from last year's race on ABC, according to The Nielsen Company. Last year's Belmont Stakes, which lacked the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, registered a 3.1 overnight rating, the lowest in... [SportsNewser]

Updated: NBC Wins Rights to Next Four Olympics - Posted June 7, 2011
NBC beat out competing bids from ESPN and Fox Sports and was awarded rights to broadcast the next four Olympics by the ... [TVNewser]

Updated: NBC Wins Rights to Next Four Olympics - Posted June 7, 2011
NBC beat out competing bids from ESPN and Fox Sports and was awarded rights to broadcast the next four Olympics by the ... [SportsNewser]

Game 2 Stanley Cup Final Ratings Take A Slide - Posted June 5, 2011
Overnight ratings for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between Vancouver and Boston took a slide, drawing just 3.37 million viewers. That's down 27 percent from Game 1 (4.56 milli... [TVNewser]

Game 2 Stanley Cup Final Ratings Take A Slide - Posted June 5, 2011
Overnight ratings for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final between Vancouver and Boston took a slide, drawing just 3.37 million viewers. That's down 27 percent from Game 1 (4.56 milli... [SportsNewser]

Stanley Cup Game 1 Overnights Highest In 12 Years - Posted June 2, 2011
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins earned a 3.2 overnight rating and 6 share on NBC. It was the best overnight for a Game 1 since 1999 (Buffalo-Dallas) and up 14 percent from last year's Philadelphia-Chicago Game 1. Locally, Boston was t... [TVNewser]

Stanley Cup Game 1 Overnights Highest In 12 Years - Posted June 2, 2011
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins earned a 3.2 overnight rating and 6 share on NBC. It was the best overnight for a Game 1 since 1999 (Buffalo-Dallas) and up 14 percent from last year's Philadelphia-Chicago Game 1. Locally, Boston was t... [SportsNewser]

NBCU's 'Healthy Week' is Happening - Posted May 23, 2011
If you happen to be in NYC's Times Square today, tomorrow, or Wednesday, you might stumble upon a maze of stairs. Remember when there were porn theaters in Times Square? The stairs are part of the "Go Healthy Step-a-Thon," which is part of NBCUniversal's second annual Healthy Week. The Step-A-Thon is free,... [FishbowlDC]

14.5 Million Viewers Watch 137th Kentucky Derby - Posted May 10, 2011
The final numbers are in and NBC Sports' coverage of the 137th Kentucky Derby drew 14.54 million viewers, the fourth most-watched Derby in 21 years, according to The Nielsen C... [TVNewser]

14.5 Million Viewers Watch 137th Kentucky Derby - Posted May 10, 2011
The final numbers are in and NBC Sports' coverage of the 137th Kentucky Derby drew 14.54 million viewers, the fourth most-watched Derby in 21 years, according to The Nielsen C... [SportsNewser]

Kentucky Derby Overnight Ratings Down 6 Percent - Posted May 9, 2011
NBC's coverage of the 137th Kentucky Derby earned a 9.7 overnight rating and a 22 share Saturday night, down 6 percent from 2010. Last year's 10... [TVNewser]

Kentucky Derby Overnight Ratings Down 6 Percent - Posted May 9, 2011
NBC's coverage of the 137th Kentucky Derby earned a 9.7 overnight rating and a 22 share Saturday night, down 6 percent from 2010. Last year's 10... [SportsNewser]

Kentucky Derby Conclusion Interrupted In Georgia - Posted May 8, 2011
Horse racing fans in Albany, Ga., tuned in to watch the Kentucky Derby were in for a rude awakening Saturday afternoon. NBC affiliate WALB accidentally cut ... [TVNewser]

Kentucky Derby Conclusion Interrupted In Georgia - Posted May 8, 2011
Horse racing fans in Albany, Ga., tuned in to watch the Kentucky Derby were in for a rude awakening Saturday afternoon. NBC affiliate WALB accidentally cut ... [SportsNewser]

Andrea Kremer Leaving Sunday Night Football - Posted May 4, 2011
The addition of Michele Tafoya o... [TVNewser]

Andrea Kremer Leaving Sunday Night Football - Posted May 4, 2011
The addition of Michele Tafoya o... [SportsNewser]

Report: Scarce Local News on Telemundo - Posted May 2, 2011
Free Press, the nonprofit organization dedicated to media reform founded in 2002, has released a report analyzing local news coverage on NBC and ... [GalleyCat]

There's Still Time to Say Bye to Michael Scott - Posted April 29, 2011
... [FishbowlDC]

Michelle Tafoya Reportedly Leaving ESPN For NBC - Posted April 28, 2011
Monday Night Football sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya is leaving ESPN for NBC, according to Sports Busine... [TVNewser]

Michelle Tafoya Reportedly Leaving ESPN For NBC - Posted April 28, 2011
Monday Night Football sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya is leaving ESPN for NBC, according to Sports Busine... [SportsNewser]

Larry Collmus Is The New Voice Of The Triple Crown - Posted April 27, 2011
As expected, Larry Collmus has been named the new v... [TVNewser]

Larry Collmus Is The New Voice Of The Triple Crown - Posted April 27, 2011
As expected, Larry Collmus has been named the new v... [SportsNewser]

Women at NBCU Event Focuses on Reaching the Female Hispanic Consumer - Posted April 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_18695" align="alignnone" width="529" caption="Caption after the jump."][/caption] "The Latino population are not immigrants. They're here, right here, right now." So said Iman, the former ... [FishbowlDC]

Today Is the Day for Today App for iPad - Posted March 11, 2011
Today is finally here for the iPad, as the NBC morning-news show released its free ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Former NBC Correspondent Tiki Barber Returning To The NFL - Posted March 8, 2011
Former NBC correspondent Tiki Barber is coming out of retirement and returning to the NFL for the 2011 season. Barber retired in 2007 after 10 seasons with the New York Giants. ... [TVNewser]

Former NBC Correspondent Tiki Barber Returning To The NFL - Posted March 8, 2011
Former NBC correspondent Tiki Barber is coming out of retirement and returning to the NFL for the 2011 season. Barber retired in 2007 after 10 seasons with the New York Giants. ... [SportsNewser]

Former NBC Correspondent Tiki Barber Returning To The NFL - Posted March 8, 2011
Former NBC correspondent Tiki Barber is coming out of retirement and returning to the NFL for the 2011 season. Barber retired in 2007 after 10 seasons with the New York Giants. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

GetGlue Is Ready for The Donald, The Celebrity Apprentice - Posted March 4, 2011
The Celebrity Apprentice debuts on NBC Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, and GetGlue will not be the first one fired by Donald Trump, as the entertainment-based social network prepared a host of stickers for members who check in during the show. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NBC Wants to Buy Your Chipotle Meal - Posted February 24, 2011
In the mood for Chipotle? Watch a 90-second promo video for NBC's upcoming ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

GM Signs Deal With NBC For 2012 Olympics - Posted January 11, 2011
General Motors has signed on as the exclusive U.S. auto advertiser on NBC's broadcast of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. GM didn't re... [TVNewser]

GM Signs Deal With NBC For 2012 Olympics - Posted January 11, 2011
General Motors has signed on as the exclusive U.S. auto advertiser on NBC's broadcast of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. GM didn't re... [SportsNewser]

2010 Wild Card Playoffs Most Watched Ever - Posted January 11, 2011
What a weekend for the NFL. An average of 32.3 million viewers watched the NFL last weekend, the most ever for a Wild Card Weekend and a seven percent increase from last season (29.9 million v... [TVNewser]

2010 Wild Card Playoffs Most Watched Ever - Posted January 11, 2011
What a weekend for the NFL. An average of 32.3 million viewers watched the NFL last weekend, the most ever for a Wild Card Weekend and a seven percent increase from last season (29.9 million v... [SportsNewser]

Can't Wait Until NBC's The Cape Debuts Jan. 9? Buy an iPad - Posted January 5, 2011
The Cape, the new superhero series from NBC, will make its debut Wednesday, but only for iPad owners with the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tashard Choice Snags Michael Vick Autograph On Air - Posted December 13, 2010
Tashard Choice found out the hard way that the cameras are always rolling. After his Dallas Cowboys lost 30-27 to the Philadelphia Eagles, the NBC cameras ... [TVNewser]

Tashard Choice Snags Michael Vick Autograph On Air - Posted December 13, 2010
Tashard Choice found out the hard way that the cameras are always rolling. After his Dallas Cowboys lost 30-27 to the Philadelphia Eagles, the NBC cameras ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Local Media to Tap Top 20 Tweeters in Each of Its 10 Markets - Posted November 29, 2010
NBC Local Media is launching an initiative in January to help its readers sort through the clutter of Twitter and find the most influential Tweeters in each of... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Comes to the iPhone - Posted November 9, 2010
The late-night app wars are starting to heat up, as NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon released an iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad app, LNJF, that includes four made-up apps, video clips, blog posts, and photos. The fictional apps that became reality on LNJF include Axl Rose Relaxatio... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Despite Blowout, SNF Scores 12.4 Overnight Rating - Posted November 8, 2010
Based on the ratings from Sunday Night Football, folks still love the Dallas Cowboys or are tuning in to watch a train wreck. Last night's Green Bay-Dallas game ear... [TVNewser]

Despite Blowout, SNF Scores 12.4 Overnight Rating - Posted November 8, 2010
Based on the ratings from Sunday Night Football, folks still love the Dallas Cowboys or are tuning in to watch a train wreck. Last night's Green Bay-Dallas game ear... [SportsNewser]

Hypocrisy May Doom Olbermann - Posted November 5, 2010
News broke today that Keith Olbermann has been ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Night Football Crushes NLCS In Ratings - Posted October 18, 2010
Last night's Indianapolis-Washington thriller on NBC's Sunday Night Football game earned a 13.2 overnight rating and 20 share, making it the top program on Sunday evening for the sixth consecutive week.... [TVNewser]

Sunday Night Football Crushes NLCS In Ratings - Posted October 18, 2010
Last night's Indianapolis-Washington thriller on NBC's Sunday Night Football game earned a 13.2 overnight rating and 20 share, making it the top program on Sunday evening for the sixth consecutive week.... [SportsNewser]

Sunday Night Football King For 3rd Straight Week - Posted September 27, 2010
Not even a watermelon in the face could knock off NBC's Sunday Night Football as primetime king on Sunday evenings. The Miami-NY Jets game earned a 13.0 overnight and a 21 share... [TVNewser]

Sunday Night Football King For 3rd Straight Week - Posted September 27, 2010
Not even a watermelon in the face could knock off NBC's Sunday Night Football as primetime king on Sunday evenings. The Miami-NY Jets game earned a 13.0 overnight and a 21 share... [SportsNewser]

Forbes' New Advertising Pitch | The Demon Blogger of Fleet Street | And Other Stuff That Happened Over the Weekend - Posted September 27, 2010
It was a big weekend in the media industry. Here's the latest news you may have missed. Recent Media News Stories Illustrate Career Trends Forbes' New Advertising Pitch: Wanna Buy a Blog? ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Hitwise: Late-Night Talk Shows Added to Rankings, Won by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Posted September 24, 2010
WebNewser received the weekly television-related Web-site reports from Hitwise for the first time in three weeks, but the results for the week ending Sept. 18 came with a surprise: Late-night ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cond Nast Fails a Drill While 30 Rock Has More Plotline Fodder, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 24, 2010
- Cond Nast employees received quite the email today, when a company-wide alert was sent out saying "We have received reports that a firearm has been discharged on the 10th floor of 750 building, 3rd Avenue in New York. If you are in a safe location, remain where... [MediaJobsDaily]

Netflix, NBC Universal Expand Streaming Pact - Posted September 24, 2010
Netflix and NBC Universal expanded their multiyear licensing agreement, giving Netflix users who pay $8.99 and up for membership plans access t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

IOC to Auction 2014, 2016 U.S. Olympic Rights - Posted September 24, 2010
It's about time. After a long delay, the International Olympic Committee will hold negotiations for Olympic television rights i... [TVNewser]

IOC to Auction 2014, 2016 U.S. Olympic Rights - Posted September 24, 2010
It's about time. After a long delay, the International Olympic Committee will hold negotiations for Olympic television rights i... [SportsNewser]

NBC, iVillage Set Parenthood Contest as Series Starts Second Season - Posted September 14, 2010
It's been a busy day at iVillage, as the NBC Universal-owned women's destination followed its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Every Camera in LA Will Be At the Emmys - Posted August 27, 2010
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which oversees the Emmys, will have eight cameras set up backstage at the Nokia Theater for ... [FishbowlDC]

The Scoreboard: Brett Favre Delivers for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' - Posted August 23, 2010
The Brett Favre machine keeps on rolling. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback made his return to the field Sunday just a few days after ... [TVNewser]

The Scoreboard: Brett Favre Delivers for NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' - Posted August 23, 2010
The Brett Favre machine keeps on rolling. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback made his return to the field Sunday just a few days after ... [SportsNewser]

Breaking: NBC Gets First Brett Favre Interview - Posted August 19, 2010
Yesterday quarterback Brett Favre announced he would be returning to the Minnesota Vikings for another season. Now Broadcasting & Cable's Ben Grossman ... [TVNewser]

Breaking: NBC Gets First Brett Favre Interview - Posted August 19, 2010
Yesterday quarterback Brett Favre announced he would be returning to the Minnesota Vikings for another season. Now Broadcasting & Cable's Ben Grossman ... [SportsNewser]

NBC Hoping Viewers Swim to Michael Phelps This Weekend - Posted August 19, 2010
Remember Michael Phelps? American hero? half-man, half-dolphin? The star swimmer has fallen out of the spotlight some... [TVNewser]

NBC Hoping Viewers Swim to Michael Phelps This Weekend - Posted August 19, 2010
Remember Michael Phelps? American hero? half-man, half-dolphin? The star swimmer has fallen out of the spotlight some... [SportsNewser]

Bon Jovi Gets 'Uncommon' Promo Deal With NBC - Posted October 15, 2009
Most publicists would consider it a success to book a client [especially a non-A-lister] on a few national TV appearances. Jon Bon Jovi, on the other hand is getting an entire network. TVNewser ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Co-Opts Newspapers - Posted April 9, 2009
Yesterday it was the magazine industry debating the journalistic ethics of advertise on the cover of magazines. Today the Los Angeles Times has taken this debate one step further by creating a front page ad that looks almost identical to a story t... [MediaJobsDaily]

Job Title To Watch: Digital Correspondent - Posted April 7, 2009
Being a blogger forces you to be a multi-tasker. If you're good at what you do, you not only write, but edit, photograph and sometimes even act as videographer and editor, all to create an engaging blog post. So how can you parlay that into a career? Today the American... [MediaJobsDaily]

Old Media Finds Success With New Media - Posted April 6, 2009
Adam Carolla, you remember him from the 90s hit Loveline, right? How about The Man Show? Yeah, you know him (sort of)! In fact, that maybe his new media cache; everyone knows him, sort of. Well ... [MediaJobsDaily]

KNBC Just Says No To MLK Parade - Posted December 19, 2008
KNBC-TV apparently isn't aware that the U.S. just elected its first black president. The local NBC affiliate decided today it was no longer providing coverage for the ... [FishbowlLA]

'Lipstick Jungle' May Get The Boot, But Not If Bushnell Fans Rally - Posted December 1, 2008
NBC's new series "Lipstick Jungle," from the pen of urban chic Boswell Candace Bushnell, looked like it was getting dropped by NBC. Only nine of 13 episoded made had aired and the ratings looked... [FishbowlLA]

Predicting the End For Ben Silverman - Posted September 25, 2008
It's been reported for weeks now, but our sister site Fishbowl NY ... [FishbowlLA]

MySpace and PayPal: Give Money To The Cheerleader, Save The World (Or At Least The Whales) - Posted September 24, 2008
MySpace and PayPal have teamed up to create "donation widgets" that will allow the same people who hit your page up for drunken pictures of your 'neathage to cont... [FishbowlLA]

Edwin O. Guthman, 89 - Posted September 2, 2008
From Elaine Woo's obit today: Edwin O. Guthman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and editor whose aggressive pursuit of Watergate stories during the 1970s earned him the en... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 28, 2008
Funny Pages: A Kansas legislative hopeful (and political novice) raised $95,162.76 by launching an online comic strip -- at www.seantevis.com/3000. Liberal Bias? ... [FishbowlLA]

Will Keck Moves to TV Guide - Posted July 9, 2008
Longtime USA Today entertainment columnist Will Keck makes his move to TV Guide to become the senior editor of the mag's Hollywood bureau. Keck's first assignment for the mag will be to cover the TCAs. Press release follows: Congrats, Will! ... [FishbowlLA]

New Shows Woo L.A. Hipsters - Posted April 4, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Maria Shriver's Enormous Goodbye - Posted March 17, 2008
While journos everywhere are considering buyouts, here's a bit of news that will make you sick: NBC paid Maria Shriver "between $100,000 and $1 million" in ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Out and About - Posted February 29, 2008
NBC yanked Quarterlife after one showing. The internet--the future of entertainment, remember? Daily News guy Brent Hopkins takes the buyout, but maybe he can keep the blog? LA Times Book Award finalists ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Toy Box - Posted February 6, 2008
NBC has bravely plunged into a world of series without pilots, ordering six episodes of Kath and Kim from Reveille (no surprise there)starring Molly Shannon and Selma Blair. The show, based on an Australian series, concerns itself with a self-absorbed woman and her 40ish divorced mom--Shannon, who... [FishbowlLA]

NBC To Stop Producing Pilots - Posted January 23, 2008
Per Zap2It: "NBC is blowing up its development process, doing away with pilots in most cases in an effort to save money." Or, as Christopher ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Misdirection - Posted January 18, 2008
VH1 likes Celebracadabra - Seven TV and film celebrities learn and perform magic tricks from top magicians at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles. Watch and marvel as they make their careers disappear. Bravo's ordered a new docu-drama series The Rachel Zoe Project with tiny, tan celebrity stylist, Rachel Zoe, ... [FishbowlLA]

What Did Leno Know and When Did He Know It? - Posted January 4, 2008
Jay Leno's late night triumph seems to hinge on his misunderstanding of the Guild rules, wilful or not. NBC says he got permission from Patric Verrone, which is backed up in the NY Times by that scourge of journalists--the u... [FishbowlLA]

WGA 07 Strike News - Posted December 19, 2007
The WGA won't issue a waiver for the Golden Globes, causing much gnashing of crooked, stained teeth at the Hollywood Foreign Press offices. The Guild has also denied the Academy from using clips from films and past Oscars dur... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Playing with Blocks - Posted December 5, 2007
NBC has put together a block deal for primetime, just like Saturday morning kids' shows. In a first look deal with BermanBraun, NBC has contracted to air 2 or even 3 hours of primetime reality programming in a single block supplied by Thom Beers' Original Prods. Ownership of... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 3, 2007
"Dick Cheney Is Still A War Criminal, Hilary Clinton Is Still Satan And I'm Back On the Radio": Shock-Jock Don Imus tried to say little has changed in the time between his firing from CBS eight months ago to his ... [FishbowlLA]

Mixed Martial Arts on NBC? - Posted November 19, 2007
NBC is looking long and hard at airing Mixed Martial Arts in primetime or late night slots, according to David Goetzl in Media Daily News. The sport fits ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Pays for Quarterlife/Herskovitz Says Series Not Strike-Proof - Posted November 19, 2007
Quarterlife TrailerAdd to My Profile | ... [FishbowlLA]

WGA Strike News Updates - Posted November 1, 2007
Nikki Finke has opened her column up to reader comments about the WGA strike. Who knew she was so popular in Argentina? Finke's coverage is far and away ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundance Iconoclasts: About as Daring as Mayo on Pastrami - Posted October 25, 2007
Sundance Channel and Grey Goose Vodka are foisting a new season of Iconoclasts on the world. We love these pairings, largely because they're so easy to mock. Robert Lloyd loves this because it's pretentious worthy high-production value television, unlike everything else he's ... [FishbowlLA]

American Gladiators Returns--Be Part of the Spectacle - Posted October 19, 2007
Enjoy a blast from the past and do some good, as well. Reveille Productions and NBC are bringing back camp classic American Gladiators, with Hulk Hogan as host. Enjoy the thrills and chills of both male and female gladiatorial battles at tapings at the Gladiator Arena at Sony Studios (Culver City,... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Oct. 11, 2007 - Posted October 11, 2007
DiCaprio, Clooney Team Up for WB Warner Bros. has a super A-list project on its hands courtesy of a big-screen adaptation of Beau Willimon's play called Farragut North, Var's Michael Fleming reports.... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Goes Girly, Buys Oxygen for $925 Million - Posted October 9, 2007
NBC will pay $925 million for Oxygen, to add to their female-friendly Bravo and iVillage properties. Not that iVillage has paid off exactly. But Oxygen has been doing better, and this year's third quarter finishing up as the highest-rated in the network's seven ye... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Queens with Comb-Over, Home Do-Over, Mind Reading, Mind Blowing - Posted September 27, 2007
MTV offers a new reality series--Pageant Place--Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA will room together for a year in an NYC apartment. Donald Trump will stop by, hoping to catch the girls in their underwear. HGTV has The Fixer, with contractor Peter Marr in charge, will help homeowne... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Borat Rip-off, Rich MILFs, Singing Stars, Geeks in Cube Farms - Posted September 21, 2007
Fox has a script commitment deal with Darren Star and Anthony Horowitz for Raffik (working title) - a fish out of water story about an Albanian police officer who moves to the US, and with some humor really gets into the American lifestyle. Why? Because Borat was a really cool... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: September 18, 2007 - Posted September 18, 2007
Fox, Seacrest Pairing Plunges Emmy Ratings It's safe to say that Monday was a pretty bad day for Fox and Ryan Seacrest. Their tag-team on Sunday's Emmy telecast was the second lowest rated show in the awards' history, garnering just 13.1 million viewers, ... [FishbowlLA]

Is iTunes In Trouble? - Posted August 31, 2007
First Vivendi shifted its weight away from Mr. Jobs, and now NBC is following suit. Rivals from MTV and Amazon.com, EMI and Wal-Mart are also nipping at the digital music titan's heels. Per ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted August 30, 2007
[Update: This post has been updated after talking to J.R. Moehringer, who talked to us on a dying cell phone from his backyard as movers shuttled stuff out of his house. Which is kinda cool.] Resurrecting the Telephone: Columnist Dana Parsons does an admirable job ... [FishbowlLA]

Free TV That You Have To Pay For. Kinda. - Posted August 20, 2007
Variety reports that NBC will put previews of its four new fall pilots on cable and satellite systems, including DirecTV. "It's unprecedented in terms of its scope and participation," says NBCU distribution executive Henry Ahn. The ... [FishbowlLA]

More Mirthala Media Madness - Posted August 3, 2007
ERS News has all the Mayor, the Mistress and the Media news and everyone knows it. In fact, LA Times ISPs are the 2nd and 3rd highest visitors to the site. More info: NBC exec Paula Madison confirmed to be the highest ranking exec in charge at NBC/Telemundo who led... [FishbowlLA]

Wald Leaves KTLA/Sullivan Out at Weekly/Thompson Pulled from L & W - Posted July 18, 2007
Lots of media movement: Jeff Wald, news director of KTLA for the last 15 years, is leaving to take care of his family. Wald's wife died last winter. No replacement has been named. ... [FishbowlLA]

Black Donnellys Fans are Crackers--Consistent, but Crackers - Posted July 17, 2007
The Black Donnellys, axed by NBC, has a strange fan base. Hoping for a pick-up by HBO, they sent crackers to Carolyn Strauss, cuz the Donnelly family owns the Firecracker Lounge, and obviously, sending things that explode is... [FishbowlLA]

ERSnews.com: Salina's Affair Nothing New. And Telemundo Knew It - Posted July 16, 2007
Telemundo and NBC brass allegedly knew about reporter Mirthala Salinas's relationship with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Not only did they do virtually nothing about it. They may have tried to use it to their advantage. ERSnews.com reports: Multiple sources close to Telemundo and NBC... [FishbowlLA]

iPhone: Overheated NBC Is Part Of The Problem - Posted June 29, 2007
It was awful kind of The Grove to issue these umbrellas to the nerds lined up around the mall for the new iPhone today. Kinder still to give some complimentary shade to the journos -- like these poor guys from NBC. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 29, 2007
The Stars -- A Line: Cher, Madonna, even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will have to stand in line today (or hire someone to do it for them) to buy an iPhone. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted June 22, 2007
What will $1 million buy you? Not much, apparently. All it's going to score NBC is a post-jailhouse interview with Paris Hilton. Sure the ratings will probably justify the price tag, but t... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Snags Reveille's Silverman, Blows Taps for Reilly - Posted May 29, 2007
FBLA's anonymous tip turned out to be true: NBC is trying to ditch Kevin Reilly, and right before prom, too. News of Reilly... [FishbowlLA]

You're Welcome - Posted April 30, 2007
We don't seek to right wrongs ... we just seek to write wrongs. And so we wrote, ad naseum, about how wrong it was for NBC to cancel our favorite show. Well, looks like we effected change: Studio 60 will return for six episodes on May 24. (OK, so we had... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 26, 2007
"'Mike Penner'" is out, 'Christine Daniels' soon will be taking its place": Wow. The LAT sure has found an innovative way to diversify its sports staff. Earlier: ... [FishbowlLA]

Phil Spector Trial Takes Off /Dateline Producer Still on the Jury - Posted April 25, 2007
NBC Dateline producer Adam Gorfain has a front row seat for the legal shenanigans expected today when Phil Spector's trial really gets going. But Gorfain's not working the story, he's a member of the jury, according to Eric Longabardi of ... [FishbowlLA]

Where's The Disgust, Jack? - Posted April 18, 2007
Slate's Jack Shafer promised yesterday that the world would be tsk-tsking journalists today for stooping to new lows in covering the heartache surrounding the Virginia Tech massacre. "Everybody is too busy right now consuming the Virginia Tech slaughter cover... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 18, 2007
Stories That Make Reporters Happy: We can practically hear Richard Winton's British giggles of glee while he was writing this piece about drug dealers who accidentally called 911. Particularly at the kicker: "It was the second b... [FishbowlLA]

Is CBS A Cuckold? More Comcast Online Video News - Posted April 16, 2007
Looks like CBS isn't the only network partnering with Comcast in an online video venture. N... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted April 13, 2007
What a funny old world we live in. Sanjaya is still here, and Surya (The Apprentice) doesn't like that. Don Imus is not, and Mark Cuban ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 9, 2007
People Are Stupid: And Scott Collins is just catching on. Improv Isn't Funny: At least... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Dolls, Drag Queens and How-to - Posted April 2, 2007
Abigail Breslin and former child actor, Jodie Foster, are thisclose to signing a deal to star in Nim's Island, a fantasy. Breslin will also star in the first American Girl movie, based on the dolls. First of seemingly hundreds. Sydney Po... [FishbowlLA]

Andrea Keller And Top Design--NBC Made Us Late - Posted March 30, 2007
FBLA is late with our Andrea Keller: Top Design insights, but we have a good excuse. NBC asked to check out her responses first and took their own sweet time about it. Make of that what you will. Hmmm. So, read on for the Chef's Table challenge, and we promise to... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted March 22, 2007
Locke On Lost: Deep in this piece, it's noted that Lost has lost 2 million viewers. The dip is mostly attributed to the new 10 p.m. time slot, but did the writers blow up their following when they blew up the hatch? ... [FishbowlLA]

Demi Moore Pregnant? Personal Question Time for Ashton - Posted March 14, 2007
So what did NBC know and when did they know it? Is Demi Moore's preggers? Or are we being punk'd? What's the real reason behind the "no personal questions for Ashton" order in the ... [FishbowlLA]

Ben Lyons Digs On Movies ... And Might Be Interested In Our Sister, Too - Posted March 13, 2007
E! Online has launched a few new columns meant to appeal to men -- you've heard of men, right? Those creatures with pendulous parts that wouldn't be caught dead reading a celeb site? Well, those ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: - Posted March 12, 2007
NBC borrows from the Brits and gives America a show that intends to give teens a taste "living life on fast-forward and giving teens a wakeup call about the consequences of unplanned pregnancy." Is NBC planning on buying babies for this purpose? Speed Racer... [FishbowlLA]

NBC and Posh: Summer Reality Series Makes Dream Come True - Posted February 28, 2007
NBC will present Victoria Beckham in a summer 6-part reality series, produced by Simon Fuller. The series will, in the words of the release: give viewers an exclusive inside look at Beckham's glamorous life as she makes the move across the pond from London to Los Angeles. ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Remakes, Retreads, Rewards - Posted February 27, 2007
Remaking a Hong Kong movie paid off once, so Oscar-winning writer William Monahan will do it again, adapting Confessions of Pain for Warners. Leonardo DiCaprio will star and produce under his Appian Way company. The CW... [FishbowlLA]

Zucker To YouTube: Drop Dead! - Posted February 7, 2007
Corporate chromedome Jeff Zucker wastes no time in establishing himself and NBC as the aging dinosaurs that they are. The Financial Times reports: "YouTube needs to prove that it will implement its filtering technology across its onl... [FishbowlLA]

In the Trades: Remakes, Remakes, Remakes - Posted February 1, 2007
Russell Crowe will star as the not-as-bad-as-we've-been-led-to-believe Sheriff of Nottingham, based on a spec script from Ethan Reiff and Cy... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted January 18, 2007
Tribune Company Get Few Bids: The battle is now officially set between the Chandler family, which once owned the Los Angeles Times and other properties, and the billionaire alliance of Ron Burkle and ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC Wants A MySpace All It's Own - Posted January 16, 2007
NBC is supposed to be creating social networking communities for its major TV shows, according to Techcrunch, which linked to a cache file of a now-deleted post by Sab Kanaujia, vice presiden... [FishbowlLA]

Pilot Season, and All the World is Young: Nets Throw Stuff at Wall, Pray Something Sticks - Posted January 9, 2007
Pilot season is that magical period when networks and basic cable alike feel a renewed sense of hope. Let's take a peek: CBS Skip Tracer Stephen Dorff as a charming finder of people in LA's darker corners. If they were in the bright, sunny spots, they wouldn't be lost. Viva Laughlin A guy opens a casi... [FishbowlLA]

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