Tag Archives: NBC

LIVE VIDEO: Commander-In-Chief Forum

NBC’s Commander-In-Chief forum is just beginning in New York City with Matt Lauer as the moderator. Representatives for each candidate participated in a coin toss earlier today with the result being that Hillary Clinton is to go first. Watch below.

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Hillary +8 Nationwide In New NBC Poll

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton continues to hold a large national lead over Donald Trump, 50 percent to 42 percent, weeks after the Democratic National Convention. Clinton’s 8-point advantage is virtually unchanged from her 9-point lead last week, and she has seen similar margins since the end of July. These results are according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election …

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Hillary’s Polling Lead Narrows After Tough Week

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump narrowed to 3 points this week after several days of controversy following FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation that no criminal charges be brought against the former secretary of state over her use of a private email server. While the developments are certainly good news for the Clinton campaign, Comey’s critical statement …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hate Laws Intact As Session Ends

After the NBA and LGBT activists objected to a “fix” to North Carolina’s anti-LGBT laws that many said was worse than the original, the clock ran out last night with only a minor change. The Charolotte Observer reports: The North Carolina legislature adjourned for the year late Friday after lawmakers gave final approval to the state budget, hammered out or …

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FLORIDA: Finalist From NBC’s The Voice Christina Grimmie Murdered After Orlando Concert [VIDEO]

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed during an autograph signing after her concert in Orlando on Friday night. Grimmie was performing with the band “Before You Exit” at The Plaza Live on Bumby Avenue. According to Orlando police, the concert ended at 10 p.m., and Grimmie, along with band members, stayed to sign …

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NBC/Universal Celebrates LGBT Pride Month [VIDEO]

NBC/Universal this afternoon posted a video in celebration of LGBT Pride Month. Narrated by out MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, the clip features a montage of activists and recent events in LGBT rights. Watch below.

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Good Morning Baltimore: Jennifer Hudson And Harvey Fierstein To Headline NBC’s Hairspray Live!

Via press release from NBC/Universal: Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Also joining the creative team will be acclaimed television director Alex Rudzinski, who received extraordinary reviews …

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GEORGIA: Time Warner, Netflix, CBS, NBC, AMC, Discovery, And Spielberg Join Pro-LGBT Coalition

An avalanche of major Hollywood production companies and networks are backing ABC/Disney in pressuring Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to veto his state’s pending anti-LGBT bill. Deadline reports: In what is virtually now a unanimous and united stance against Georgia’s move to allow discrimination against the LGBT community, CBS, NBCUniversal, Discovery and Open Road Films have joined the effort to get …

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Bill Donohue: Superstore Is Anti-Catholic [VIDEO]

You guys, Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue is VERY UPSET at last night’s episode of the new NBC sitcom Superstore. He wails: The furor unleashed by Hollywood against Christians, especially Catholics, has never been greater. This is due to many reasons, one of which is the large number of homosexual writers who work there—this is no secret—many of whom bear …

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RNC Fires NBC From Upcoming GOP Debate

For all their disdain for Donald Trump, the RNC today did a rather Trumpian thing. Via Breitbart: The Republican National Committee (RNC) officially voted on Monday afternoon to sever its business relationship with NBC News for the previously-scheduled Feb. 26, 2016, GOP presidential primary debate, Breitbart News has learned. The Debate Committee for the RNC met via conference call and …

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Emerald City Is Burning [VIDEO]

NBC really ramped up the gay for The Wiz Live last night, serving Emerald City realness complete with voguing Munchkins who chant “Slay! Fierce!” and characters who accuse each other of throwing shade. The A. V. Club raves: And that’s how you put on a show! The Wiz Live! may be NBC’s third attempt at staging a live musical, but …

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NBC Grants Equal Time To GOP Candidates Due To Trump’s SNL Appearance

But so far only four bottom-of-the-pile candidates have asked for it. Talking Points Memo reports: NBC has agreed to give 12 minutes of air time to a handful of Republican presidential candidates who filed for equal time after Donald Trump, who is also seeking the GOP nomination, hosted “Saturday Night Live” earlier this month, Variety reported. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, …

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NEW TEASERS: The Wiz Live!

In the latest teasers for NBC’s The Wiz Live! we meet Mary J. Blige as the Evillene, the Wicked Witch. Watch below for a snippet of her take on the showstopper Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News. Plus some more Queen Latifah.

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GOP Candidates To NBC: Give Us The Same Airtime You Gave Donald Trump On Saturday Night Live

Donald Trump was on the air for about twelve minutes last week when he hosted Saturday Night Live. Citing FCC regulations, three other GOP presidential candidates are now demanding equal time from NBC. Talking Points Memo reports: Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) filed for equal time on Friday, and former New York Gov. George Pataki …

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RNC Caves, Fires NBC From Upcoming GOP Debate

This weekend GOP presidential candidates are scheduled to meet and plot on how to remove the RNC from future debate decisions. RNC chairman Reince Preibus, hoping to thwart a palace coup, has beaten them to the punch and fired NBC. From his letter: I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our …

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Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Rips Into NBC For Flip-Flopping On Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Closeted Fox News host Shepard Smith this afternoon ripped into NBC for handing Donald Trump an SNL hosting gig after breaking all business ties with Trump over the Mexican rapists debacle. Mediaite recaps the clip below: Smith mock-applauded NBC for standing on principle and cutting all ties to Trump and deciding they don’t want him on NBC anymore… at least …

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Hart To Hart To Get Gay Reboot

NBC is reviving the glitzy 80s detective show Hart To Hart but with a gay couple as its leads. Deadline has more: Written by Christopher Fife (Revenge, Private Practice), based on the Sidney Sheldon-created original, the new Hart To Hart is described as a modern and sexy retelling of the classic series that focuses on “by the book” attorney Jonathan …

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NBC To Donald Trump: You’re Fired

Donald Trump just got fired by NBC. NBC is ending its business relationship with Donald Trump following the presidential hopeful’s comments about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. “At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with …

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TENNESSEE: Chattanooga NBC Affiiliate Refuses To Air Freedom To Marry Ad

Dominic Holden reports at Buzzfeed: “It’s just a very controversial and personal issue, and we just choose to not air a commercial on either side of that debate,” Tom Tolar, the president and general manager of Chatanooga-based WRCB, told BuzzFeed News in a phone interview. The ad crossed the station’s lines, he explained, because “people probably have really strong opinions …

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Comcast Replaces G.E. Sign On 30 Rock

A friend of mine took this photo today from his office across from 30 Rock. If you look closely you’ll see the nearly-installed Comcast name. Last June the New York Times reported on the sign change: Comcast, which last year bought General Electric’s remaining 49 percent stake in NBCUniversal, applied for a “certificate of appropriateness” from the city’s Landmarks Preservation …

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