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NBC

The common abbreviation for the National Broadcasting Company, which was the first major broadcasting network in the United States. NBC launched as a radio network in 1926 and began television broadcasts in 1938 (it ended its radio component in 2003). With a market share of more than 40% of the viewing audience, it is very popular among advertisers who wish to disseminate their messages to as wide a group as possible.
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The Peacock network led TV categories with victories for episodic drama and comedy along with musical variety.
"It's going to be more of a variety entertainment show," Dewan told Women's Wear Daily of her project on the Peacock Network. "It's fun discovering new incredible dance talent, but as well as being one hell of a show every week, it will be super fun.
CBS Sports and NCAA reach unprecedented agreement on 11-year contract providing Peacock network with all broadcast television, cable, radio, Internet and marketing rights to Division I men's basketball championship game
TV ratings were flat for NBC, but the Peacock Network was still the most-viewed on broadcast thanks to strong ratings for "Sunday Night Football." An analysis of Nielsen data from the research firm MoffettNathanson showed NBC averaged 3.2 million prime-time viewers aged 18-49, compared with 2 million viewers on Fox, 2.4 million on CBS and 2.3 million on ABC.
The agreement -- which calls for more deals with minority-owned production companies, funding a writer on the staff of every second-year show, and making writing and directing staffs more diverse -- has effectively called off any threat of protest against the Peacock network by the civil rights org.
Even when you factor out its popular "Sunday Night Football," the peacock network is still No.
The company (39.9% of which is owned by GE Equity and NBC) will relaunch as SnapTV, named after the Internet portal Snap (co-owned by the Peacock network and CNET), in the middle of the year.
The company's unwieldy corporate culture is often spoofed on NBC's "30 Rock," the Tina Fey comedy set in a quasi-fictional universe in which the Peacock Network is owned by an unseen conglomerate called Cable Town.
Six years after he abdicated NBC's late shift for CBS, David Letterman is returning to the Peacock network ...
Harmon on Monday had strong words for his former bosses at Sony Pictures Television and the Peacock Network when he sat in on a (http://www.kcrw.com/etc/programs/tb/tb120806dan_harmons_exit_fro) radio program in Santa Monica.
The Peacock Network steps on Fox's turf April 27 with "The World's Most Dangerous Magic" and May 17 with "Unmasked: Exposing the Secrets of Deception." Other sweeps programming includes the miniseries "Witness to the Mob" on May 10 and 11 and "Saturday Night Live Remembers Chris Farley" on May 13.