Saturday, December 14, 2019

NY TIMES: NBC TO OUST LENO FROM TONIGHT AGAIN IN 2014

March 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC has decided to replace Jay Leno as host of the Tonight show with Jimmy Fallon and return the show to the place where it originated in 1954 — New York City, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing several senior TV executives involved in the decision. The changeover is expected to occur no […]

CNN PRESIDENT GIVEN A LONG GOODBYE

July 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Walton, who joined CNN a year and a half after it was founded and saw it rise to indomitable heights, only to witness its awkward descent over the course of the last decade, is stepping down as worldwide president, the cable news network announced on Friday. Walton, who started as a 25-year-old assistant at […]

NBC’S PHEASANT UNDER GLASS?

January 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Employees of NBC, Universal Studios, and their affiliated companies received a gift package when they arrived for work on Thursday, a day before Comcast takes over control of their professional lives. The package included a coffee-table book describing the history of the companies, a letter from the new CEO Steve Burke forecasting that NBCUniversal would […]