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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English-language commercial terrestrial radio and television network owned by NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The network is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. NBC is one of the Big Three television networks, and is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting; it became the network's official emblem in 1979.


Gabrielle Union insists NBC needs to 'do more' to address workplace harassment [Video]

Gabrielle Union insists NBC needs to 'do more' to address workplace harassment

Union praised the network for their new plans to tackle the issue but doesn't think the ideas go far enough.

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Gabrielle Union urges NBC to 'do more' to address workplace harassment [Video]

Gabrielle Union urges NBC to 'do more' to address workplace harassment

Gabrielle Union has insisted NBC need to do more to address workplace harassment, though she welcomed the news they are planning to offer more protection to staff.

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Tina Fey thanks NBC bosses for pulling offensive 30 Rock episodes [Video]

Tina Fey thanks NBC bosses for pulling offensive 30 Rock episodes

Tina Fey has applauded TV bosses for shelving episodes of her hit comedy 30 Rock, which featured actors in "race-changing make-up".

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NBC to Air '30 Rock' Upfront Special | THR News [Video]

NBC to Air '30 Rock' Upfront Special | THR News

NBC is (sorta) heading back to 30 Rock.

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Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers [Video]

Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers

Protesters and police in Portland, Oregon on Sunday held a public dialogue through bullhorns at a protest against police brutality.

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Jonas Brothers Release Two New Singles [Video]

Jonas Brothers Release Two New Singles

Jonas Brothers are treating their fans to a special surprise. The brothers released "XV," a special two-song bundle featuring their new single "X" and the single "Five More Minutes." The band will..

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Kristian Alfonso ends three-decade 'Days of Our Lives' run, won't return when production resumes

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NBC pulls '30 Rock' blackface episodes; Tina Fey says 'intent' is not a free pass for white people'

NBC will remove multiple "30 Rock" episodes that depict characters in blackface from streaming services and from circulation.
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NBC renews 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,' winner of USA TODAY's 'Save Our Shows' poll

NBC's "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," the runaway winner of USA TODAY's 23rd Save Our Shows poll, received a Season 2 renewal Thursday.
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'This Is Us' writer Jas Waters dies at 39; cast pays tribute to 'brilliant storyteller'

Jas Waters, a TV and movie writer who worked for NBC's "This Is Us," died Wednesday. Her colleagues called her a "force of nature."
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'Law & Order: SVU' producer says George Floyd's death 'has to come up' in future episode

"Law & Order: SVU" executive producer Warren Leight said George Floyd and the subsequent backlash to law enforcement will come up on the NBC series.
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Gabrielle Union says NBC chief threatened her for claiming racism on 'AGT' set

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Fake crowd noise for NFL broadcasts? NBC's Al Michaels bracing for 'a year of trial and error'

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For NBC's 'The Blacklist,' animation fills in the gaps after COVID-19 shutdown

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Save Our Shows: 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' tops 2020 survey with record-breaking support

"Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" topped USA TODAY's 23rd annual Save Our Shows poll with a record 67% of voters urging NBC to save it.
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'The Voice' recap: How did first coronavirus-influenced, stay-at-home performance show go?

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'Parks and Recreation': 5 questions about NBC's coronavirus-themed special, answered

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'Songland' returns to find the next hit song

'Songland' star and music producer Shane McAnally talks about trying to find a song for Luis Fonsi on the NBC show's new season and how the coronavirus might affect the types of songs people want to..
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James Drury, star of NBC's long-running Western series 'The Virginian,' dies at 85

James Drury died Monday at 85. The actor played the title rancher on "The Virginian," the longest-running TV Western behind "Gunsmoke" and "Bonanza."
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'The Office' turns 15: All the ways NBC's quirky sitcom changed pop culture

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'We are heartbroken': Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie honor NBC employee who tested positive for coronavirus

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NBC chief promises change 'if necessary' at 'AGT' after Gabrielle Union complaints, exit

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