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NBC CHAIRMAN HOPPING MAD OVER HOPPER

May 15, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Besides unveiling its comedy-rich schedule of new programming for next season, NBC Broadcasting Chairman Ted Harbert on Tuesday called for some fundamental changes in the way other companies approach the business. In particular, he took a swipe at Echostar and its corporate cousin DISH network for its introduction of a new DVR called The Hopper […]

SEACREST RUMORS PROVOKE BATTLE AT NBC NEWS

December 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

An internal battle is taking place at NBC News over persistent rumors that the network intends to name American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest the new host of the Today show if, as seems fairly certain, Matt Lauer leaves the morning show late next year, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Wednesday), citing unnamed sources. According to […]