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Students cover 50th anniversary March

By | Sep 2, 2013

Thirteen student journalists from Ithaca College cover the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, for NBC’s Nightly News broadcast.


More than Me founder discusses inspiration

By | Apr 24, 2013

Katie Meyler, founder of More than Me, speaks about growing up, the inspiration behind More than Me and her response to those who object to the foundation’s approach to Africa.


Attack coverage shifts regular programming

By | Apr 16, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombing yesterday interferes with nightly programming. Out of all the Big Four networks, ABC, FOX and CBS chose to continue with their regularly scheduled programming. NBC chose to pull its new episode of “Revolution,” a show about a war-torn world where people fight for energy. Many have frowned upon NBC’s decision, especially…


Heidi Klum branches out from ‘Project Runway’

By | Mar 4, 2013

“America’s Got Talent” has some big shoes to fill. The popular summer reality competition series lost one of its original judges last August. Sharon Osbourne, after publicly stating that NBC had fired her son after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, decided to leave the show. In February, it was announced that Mel B (also…


Happy Pilot Season!

By | Jan 24, 2013

As much as I love the holidays (which I talked about in my last blog post), pilot season is definitely the most wonderful time of the year. Pilot season — which, in the television industry, comes right after development season — is when broadcast networks have chosen scripts to make into actual episodes. This is…


Bear Grylls develops new competition series

By | Oct 22, 2012

Forget surviving the outdoors, let’s see if Bear Grylls can survive NBC programming. Edward “Bear” Grylls, a popular British outdoorsman and celebrity best known for his television series “Man vs. Wild,” has just landed a new reality series on broadcast television network NBC. Instead of focusing solely on his personal adventures, this new show —…


NBC orders full seasons of successful new shows

By | Oct 7, 2012

For the first time since 2003, NBC won the first week of the broadcast season. This is great news for the network, which is slowly overcoming its “punchline status” among industry insiders. With highly publicized debacles like “Heroes,” “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” and “The Playboy Club,” many wondered if NBC would ever recover.…


Donald Glover signals the end of “Community”?

By | Sep 26, 2012

Does Donal Glover’s new TV project signal the end of the cult comedy?


“Wonder Woman” and the DC TVerse

By | Sep 9, 2012

A new Wonder Woman TV series is in development by The CW.