The Charger Bulletin

NBCUniversal’s: Peacock

NBCUniversal's: Peacock

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

NBCUniversal has been working with Comcast to deliver Peacock, a streaming service that the company hopes will change distribution of new media, as much as possible. “This is a very exciting time for our company, as we chart the future of entertainment,” said Steve Burke, chairman of NBCUniversal....

Grease: Live! Sets the Bar for Live Television Musicals

Angela Tricarico

February 17, 2016

The bar for live television musicals has officially been raised by FOX’s live production of the 1971 stage musical and 1978 movie Grease. Seen by over 12.8 million viewers nationwide, it became one of the most successful live musicals, only second to NBC’s The Sound of Music: Live! which aired in...

Kristen Merlin returns to UNH

Elissa Sanci

October 8, 2014

Kristen Merlin wasn’t going to try out for The Voice initially—after being shot down two previous times, she figured it wasn’t worth a third shot. She had a gig planned for the day of the tryout, and figured she’d only go to the audition if she found someone to cover for her. Luck and fate...

NBC’s Community Facing Trouble

Cameron Hines

March 6, 2013

It seems like nothing but trouble has dogged NBC’s cult hit TV Community: from the hiatuses, to the supposed cancellations, to many of the people who make the show successful dropping out, being a fan of the show is as painful as it is rewarding. The basic premise is that the show follows a...

Another Different Type of Fairy Tale Story

Michelle R Morra

November 9, 2011

The age of the cop show is over; stations are coming up with different ideas.  Last week was the premiere of the TV show Once Upon A Time, and this week, NBC premiered Grimm.  Looks like the age of the cop shows are over, and an age of different types of fairy tales has begun. Grimm follows a youn...

NBC Debacle Causes Late Night to Lose Big

Matt DiGiovanni

January 28, 2010

Recently NBC has had its hands full with the debacle between Jay Leno, of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and The Jay Leno Show, and Conan O'Brien, of Late Night with Conan O'Brien and  The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. The root of this situation can be traced to 2009, when Conan O'Brien replaced...

I’m With Coco

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2010

by Sam Sullivan, RD Late night TV is one of the greatest inventions ever made: loved by insomniacs, stoners, and college students alike. It all started with Ed Sullivan and moved onto Johnny Carson (one of the best hosts ever). Now in the new millennium we have Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Dave Letterman,...

Signs point to Friday farewell for Conan O’Brien

Liz De La Torre

January 20, 2010

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Conan O'Brien all but posted a farewell banner on this week's "Tonight" shows as his exit negotiations with NBC neared their conclusion Wednesday. In the late-night tradition of a star-studded goodbye, O'Brien's guests Thursday include such big names as...

O’Brien may find door open at Fox if he bolts NBC

Liz De La Torre

January 9, 2010

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Conan O'Brien might find a welcome mat waiting for him at Fox if he decides to bolt NBC over its proposed late-night lineup revamp that would relegate "Tonight" to a post-midnight slot after Jay Leno's show. Fox respects O'Brien's talent and sees him as a goo...

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