NBC Sports, Universal drop Olympic athletes into Jurassic World campaign

And here we thought the Winter Olympics were being played in China. Universal Pictures and NBC Sports launched a groundbreaking 14-day campaign between the latest film in the $5 billion Jurassic World franchise and NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from Beijing, China, that will culminate during the Opening Ceremony on February 4. In collaboration with NBC Sports, … Continue reading “NBC Sports, Universal drop Olympic athletes into Jurassic World campaign”

As Brian Williams exits MSNBC, his podcast is #1

We Interrupt This Broadcast: Before it was history, it was news announces the podcast docuseries claimed the #1 and most popular spot in the History category and placed in the top 25 of all Apple Podcasts. MSNBC host Brian Williams, who signed off last week ending his 28-year career with the network, is the narrator and executive producer … Continue reading “As Brian Williams exits MSNBC, his podcast is #1”

Fall brings 3 new dramas, 6 hours of Dick Wolf to NBC

Capitalizing on a year with huge audience drivers, including two Olympics and the Super Bowl, NBC heads into the 2021-22 season with a winning year-round programming strategy that highlights dominant dramas in the fall, doubles down on comedies in midseason and pairs powerhouse unscripted shows with big tentpole event programming.    “Our program strategy for NBC is singularly focused on driving growth by capturing audiences with can’t-miss event television and keeping them on the … Continue reading “Fall brings 3 new dramas, 6 hours of Dick Wolf to NBC”

NBC’s Superstore finally closes its doors

Warning: This contains spoilers for the series finale of Superstore. The exterior Cloud 9 facade that many have driven past on Burbank’s Barham road is no longer there. After 6 seasons of being a regular feature on the Universal Studios Hollywood’s Studio Tour ride (prior to covid) at the backlot sound stages, the NBCUniversal TV … Continue reading “NBC’s Superstore finally closes its doors”

‘Kenan’ sitcom releases in February on NBC

Kenan Thompson announced his new show Kenan will be released next month, he followed up with social media posts to promote his exciting debut. Kenan stars as a single dad who’s trying to balance his career as the host of a popular morning show in Atlanta with raising his two spirited daughters – and while … Continue reading “‘Kenan’ sitcom releases in February on NBC”

NBC announces 2020-21 season, commits to diversity

Heading into the 2020-21 season, NBC unveiled a fall lineup capitalizing on strong incumbency and momentum following a number of multi-year pickups for stalwart shows, including New Amsterdam, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D. Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.  Featuring gripping dramas that include Manifest, fan-favorite comedies Superstore and Brooklyn Nine-Nine and unrivaled alternative programming, including the return of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John … Continue reading “NBC announces 2020-21 season, commits to diversity”

Tonight: Feeding America Comedy Fest on NBC

Kenan Thompson, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish and Byron Allen will serve as co-hosts for the two-hour comedy special Feeding America Comedy Festival on Sunday, May 10 from 7-9 p.m. ET/PT and 6-8p.m. CST on NBC. In addition, the telecast – from Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios and Funny Or Die – has added Michael Che, Will … Continue reading “Tonight: Feeding America Comedy Fest on NBC”

UPDATED: All NBCUni shows suspend production

Yesterday as Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread and studios such as Disney, Paramount and others have delayed the openings of major tentpole films such as Mulan and The New Mutants and a Quiet Place II, the virus has now hit the TV industry as Reel 360 has confirmed that all 35 NBC Universal shows including Dick Wolf’s … Continue reading “UPDATED: All NBCUni shows suspend production”

NBC sports analyst Terry McAulay discusses career

Terry McAulay has led a truly fascinating life. The short version is that he realized his passion for being a referee from an early age; turned his interest in math and computer science into a 26-year career with the National Security Agency; officiated four years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, including Peyton Manning’s last collegiate … Continue reading “NBC sports analyst Terry McAulay discusses career”

MSNBC airs special screening of “Bowling For Columbine”

On Saturday, October 19 from 9 p.m. to midnight ET, MSNBC will air a special screening of Michael Moore’s Oscar-winning documentary Bowling for Columbine, along with an all-new interview between the filmmaker and The Beat host Ari Melber. Originally released 17 years ago, the film explores the circumstances leading up to the 1999 Columbine High … Continue reading “MSNBC airs special screening of “Bowling For Columbine””

No Limit, Comcast, NBC, charlieuniformtango in news

No Limit Agency has found its new president in industry and current independent consultant, Bryan Van Dyke.

Prior, Van Dyke spent nearly two years as chief operating officer for AutonomyWorks. Before that, Van Dyke was with Razorfish for eleven and a half years where he led client engagement for a decade and served as managing director before his departure in June of 2013.

Founded in 2008 as a social media agency, No Limit Agency bills itself as a “biography agency,” telling brand stories through all communications channels.

Award-winning re-recording mixer Sue Pelino joins Levels Audio

Post-production powerhouse Levels Audio has announced its expansion to the East Coast, with award-winning audio expert Sue Pelino and industry veteran Kassie Caffiero leading the New York team. The independent post-audio company’s work can be heard on Peacock’s new, original series True Story with Ed and Randall, Netflix’s hit docuseries Cheer, HBO Max’s record-breaking special … Continue reading “Award-winning re-recording mixer Sue Pelino joins Levels Audio”

A record quarter for L.A. production, but not record year

According to FilmLA’s latest report, on-location filming in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October-December) remained robust, setting an all-time quarterly record of 10,780 Shoot Days (SD)* This is four percent above the previous three month high of 10,359 SD set in Q4, 2018. It is also an increase over the previous quarter, revealing a brisk … Continue reading “A record quarter for L.A. production, but not record year”

HARBOR adds three to color talent roster

As the new year kicks off, HARBOR adds new talent to its Picture Post roster with the arrival of Senior Colorist, Anthony Raffaele, Dailies Colorist, Elizabeth Hickey, and Senior Colorist, Julien Alary, announced founder and CEO, Zak Tucker today.  With major credits including Café Society, Mapplethorpe and Oslo, ANTHONY RAFFAELE brings versatility, a wealth of … Continue reading “HARBOR adds three to color talent roster”

Colle McVoy adds two ECDs to Creative Department

Our friends at Colle McVoy announced today that two new executive creative directors will help lead its creative department as the agency prepares for double-digit growth in 2022. Gil Muiños has joined the agency as executive creative director (ECD) and Dustin Black has been promoted to ECD. Both will help accelerate the agency’s growth and transformation by … Continue reading “Colle McVoy adds two ECDs to Creative Department”

Loki, WandaVision, Them, Morning Show among WGA 2022 Award noms

Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2021. Winners will be honored at the 2022 Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Marvel Disney+ series WandaVision and Loki have both been … Continue reading “Loki, WandaVision, Them, Morning Show among WGA 2022 Award noms”

Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards

It was like the HFPA wore Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. After a year of controversy and scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the winners of the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards via Twitter on Sunday night. No media or celebrities were in attendance. There was no red carpet. WandaVision was shut out. And there was no … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Succession win at cloaked Golden Globe Awards”

NFL GOATJohn Madden dies at 85

There is an entire generation that will only recognize the name John Madden from the popular EA Sports video game. However, there is an older generation who will remember the opinionated and outspoken man as the Super Bowl-winning coach of the Oakland Raiders and then iconic broadcaster for CBS Sports and Fox Sports. According to … Continue reading “NFL GOATJohn Madden dies at 85”

SNL to air tonight with no audience and limited cast and crew

SNL has announced that due to the sharp spike in COVID cases and the Omicron variant in the New York City area, the comedy series will air tonight as scheduled, however with no studio audience and a limited cast and crew. Paul Rudd is scheduled to host for his 5th time and Charli XCX is … Continue reading “SNL to air tonight with no audience and limited cast and crew”

Monkees star Michael Nesmith passes away at 78

Grammy Award-winning Musician and producer Michael Nesmith has passed away at age 78. He rose to fame initially as a member of The Monkees, but went on to have a long and influential career in music, television and movie production. Nesmith died of heart failure on Friday at his home in Carmel Valley, California.  “With … Continue reading “Monkees star Michael Nesmith passes away at 78”