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NBC Sports Extends Premier League Broadcast Deal (BTN)

NBC Sports will remain the Premier League’s official broadcast partner in the United States until 2028. It follows an extension of the agreement between the Comcast-owned broadca... More

NBCU’s Peacock to Land on Sky in Europe, Marking First International Expansion (TBI)

The deal between the two Comcast-owned companies followed news that Peacock had amassed 54 million sign-ups since launch and 20 million monthly active users for the quarter. Comcas... More

Sony Electronics to Enable NBC Olympics to Capture High-Resolution Imagery During Coverage of Tokyo Olympics

NBC Olympics’ crews will use nearly 100 Sony cameras to capture footage at event venues and record athlete interviews, press conferences, and other assignments that require studi... More

NBC to Broadcast Tokyo Olympics Content on Twitch (SportsPro)

Parties creating daily programming specifically for streaming platform.... More

NHL Outlines ‘Made-for-TV’ Stanley Cup Playoffs Broadcast Enhancements (SportsPro)

The National Hockey League’s return to play will feature never-before-seen camera angles and other broadcast enhancements to create a ‘made-for-TV’ product.... More

NBC Taps ‘Today’ for TV’s Streaming Wars With ‘All Day’ Video Feed (Variety)

After decades spent fighting TV’s never-ending battle for morning-news dominance, NBC’s “Today” is launching a salvo on another front: Hollywood’s streaming wars.... More

NBCUniversal’s Peacock Ends Phase One of the Streaming Era (CNBC)

In what’s become a right of passage in the world of media and entertainment, Comcast’s NBCUniversal will unveil Peacock, its new video streaming service, during the company’s... More

NBC’s Peacock Will Try to Differentiate Itself From Netflix, Disney+ With Live Streaming Element, Tiered Pricing Structure (CNBC)

When streamers first log on to NBCUniversal’s new streaming service Peacock, they may get something they won’t see on Netflix, Disney+ or HBO Max — live video. Users will be ... More

Verizon Media, NBCUniversal Lean on 5G for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will see a new twist on its 360-degree livestream (via Verizon Media, YouTube, Xbox, and NBC.com) this year, as NBC, Verizon, and Macy... More

NBC Leaning Toward Making Its Peacock Streaming Service Free to Everyone (CNBC)

Comcast’s NBCUniversal is considering making an ad-supported version of its Peacock streaming service free for everyone, bucking the trend of charging for streaming products, acc... More

NBC, Twitter Hatch 2020 Olympics Plan, With Live Studio Show, Video Menu (Deadline)

As viewing of the Olympic Games continues to spread out across digital platforms, NBCUniversal and Twitter are teaming to deliver daily video coverage of the Tokyo Games beyond the... More

NBC Doubles Down on Comedy, Prepares for Streaming (AdAge)

NBC is doubling down on comedy for the 2019-2020 season as it prepares for its streaming future. “The NBC comedy is literally the heart of our future,” says Paul Telegdy, co-ch... More

NBC Shot an Entire Episode of the ‘Tonight Show’ With the Galaxy S10+ (Engadget)

Samsung is no stranger to using TV events as sales pitches for its smartphones, but now it's taking over an entire TV show. Variety has learned that the March 25th episode of NBC's... More

NBC News Readies May Launch of Streaming Video Service (Variety)

NBC News already pumps out stories and headlines via broadcast and cable TV. Soon it will do so on a sustained basis via streaming video. The NBCUniversal unit plans to launch NBC ... More

NBCUniversal Joins the Streaming Wars (TVB Europe)

NBCUniversal will launch its own streaming service in early 2020. Sky will be provide the service to their customers, following its acquisition by NBCU’s parent company Comcast. ... More

NBC Sports Adds Atmos Audio to Notre Dame 4K HDR Series (SVG)

An ongoing test of 4K HDR video has been joined by its audio counterpart. This year, NBC Sports Group’s broadcasts of Notre Dame home games in the next-generation format, which h... More

NBC Sports, PGA Tour Ink Three-Year Deal for Live-Streaming Golf Subscription Package (Variety)

NBC Sports is hoping to score more greenbacks by streaming more action from the golf green. The NBCUniversal group has nabbed a three-year deal for the PGA Tour’s live-streaming ... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Royal Wedding Firsts, a Chatbot for ‘Drag Race’

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For the premiere of the 10thseason of ... More

NBC News is Planning a Streaming Channel for Cord-Cutters (Los Angeles Times)

NBC is planning the launch of a streaming online video channel that would offer 24-hour news to viewers without cable or satellite. NBC News Chairman Andy Lack and his division'... More

NBC Triples Live-Streaming Olympics Viewership from 2014 (MediaPost)

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea still have a few days to go before they end on Sunday, but NBC Olympics is already touting the metrics for its live-streaming v... More