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NBC: American television and radio network
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English-language commercial terrestrial radio and television network owned by NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The network is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. NBC is one of the Big Three television networks, and is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting; it became the network's official emblem in 1979.

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Ava DuVernay, NBC Team Up For Native American Drama 'Sovereign' | THR News [Video]

Ava DuVernay, NBC Team Up For Native American Drama 'Sovereign' | THR News

Director Ava DuVernay and NBC are teaming up to develop a drama about a Native American family. 'Sovereign' is the first drama about an Indigenous family to be developed for network television.

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'SNL' Recap: Issa Rae Hosts, Trump and Biden Town Halls Spoofed, Kanye West and NBC Get Shaded | THR News [Video]

'SNL' Recap: Issa Rae Hosts, Trump and Biden Town Halls Spoofed, Kanye West and NBC Get Shaded | THR News

'Saturday Night Live' kicked off this weekend's show, hosted by 'Insecure' star Issa Rae, by spoofing NBC's broadcast of President Donald Trump's town hall and throwing some shade at its network,..

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Trump barnstorms FL while Biden heads for MI [Video]

Trump barnstorms FL while Biden heads for MI

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump campaigned fiercely in Florida Friday, where he and his challenger are in a statistical dead heat, while Democrat Joe Biden targeted another crucial battleground..

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NBC Showrunners, Producers & Stars Call Out Network After Trump Town Hall | THR News [Video]

NBC Showrunners, Producers & Stars Call Out Network After Trump Town Hall | THR News

During President Donald Trump's town hall on Thursday, current and former showrunners, producers and stars who signed a letter of protest against the event continued to criticize the network for its..

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Trump: NBC's Guthrie was 'going crazy' [Video]

Trump: NBC's Guthrie was 'going crazy'

Speaking to seniors in Fort Myers, Florida on Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump described his town hall the night before moderated by NBC's Savannah Guthrie as "another night in paradise" and..

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Hollywood Protests the Timing of NBC's Town Hall With Trump, Rudy Giuliani Accidentally Uploads Video of Himself & More | THR Ne [Video]

Hollywood Protests the Timing of NBC's Town Hall With Trump, Rudy Giuliani Accidentally Uploads Video of Himself & More | THR Ne

More than 100 top Hollywood players are protesting the timing of NBC's Town Hall with President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani accidentally uploaded a video of himself to YouTube and 'Dexter' is headed..

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J.J. Abrams, Ava DuVernay, Mariska Hargitay & More Protest NBC's Trump Town Hall | THR News [Video]

J.J. Abrams, Ava DuVernay, Mariska Hargitay & More Protest NBC's Trump Town Hall | THR News

The list of heavyweights who signed the letter of protest includes J.J. Abrams; 'Law & Order: SVU' star Mariska Hargitay, 'This Is Us' creator Dan Fogelman and Ava DuVernay, among others.

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'What the hell, we get a free hour on TV' -Trump [Video]

'What the hell, we get a free hour on TV' -Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump told his supporters at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, to watch his prime-time town hall on NBC, calling the network "the worst" but said "what the hell, we get a..

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NBC Insiders Detail Donald Trump's "Serial Bad Behavior" | THR News [Video]

NBC Insiders Detail Donald Trump's "Serial Bad Behavior" | THR News

The Hollywood Reporter talked to former NBC insiders, who provided new details on his brazen demands and the way the network enabled him.

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‘SNL’ Season Premiere to feature Chris Rock and Megan Thee Stallion [Video]

‘SNL’ Season Premiere to feature Chris Rock and Megan Thee Stallion

On Thursday, NBC announced that season 46 of ‘SNL’ would debut on October 3.

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Big turnout on day one of early voting [Video]

Big turnout on day one of early voting

[NFA] Voters in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming began casting in-person ballots on Friday. In Virginia, elections officials in Fairfax and Arlington counties reported heavy turnout, with..

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Jim Carrey Will Play Joe Biden On 'SNL' This Fall [Video]

Jim Carrey Will Play Joe Biden On 'SNL' This Fall

Jim Carrey will play the Democratic nominee and former vice president on this season of "SNL". NBC made the announcement on Wednesday, according to CNN. The variety series will return just in time for..

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'SNL' Has A Joe Biden Joining Them This Fall [Video]

'SNL' Has A Joe Biden Joining Them This Fall

Jim Carrey will play the Democratic nominee and former vice president on this season of "SNL". NBC made the announcement this Wednesday, according to CNN. The variety series will return just in time..

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is now on Airbnb – hosted by Will Smith [Video]

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is now on Airbnb – hosted by Will Smith

Will Smith and Airbnb are offering fans a trip to California, and down memorylan, with a star-studded stay at the Brentwood mansion made famous by Ninetiessmash hit, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.Marking..

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'SNL' Set to Return to Iconic Studio 8H, Megyn Kelly Launches Indie Podcast Venture & More News | THR News [Video]

'SNL' Set to Return to Iconic Studio 8H, Megyn Kelly Launches Indie Podcast Venture & More News | THR News

'Saturday Night Live' is returning to the iconic Studio 8H to start its 46th season on NBC, David Harbour and Singer Lily Allen just got married and Megyn Kelly is launching her own independent..

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'Saturday Night Live' Set to Return to Studio for 46th Season | THR News [Video]

'Saturday Night Live' Set to Return to Studio for 46th Season | THR News

'Saturday Night Live' is getting back into the studio to start its 46th season on NBC.

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'Golden Girls' Returning With An All Black Cast [Video]

'Golden Girls' Returning With An All Black Cast

"The Golden Girls" is coming back with a whole new cast. The new all-black star-studded cast will gather for a one-night-only charitable performance. Alfre Woodard, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sanaa Lathan, and..

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Most Americans Plan to Vote Early This Election, Poll Reveals [Video]

Most Americans Plan to Vote Early This Election, Poll Reveals

According to the NBC|SurveyMonkey Weekly Tracking Poll, 52% of of adults intend to vote early.

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Ahead of 3rd debate, Trump again goes after moderator. This time it's NBC's Kristen Welker he calls 'unfair.'

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'SNL' 'Weekend Update' co-anchor Michael Che jokes NBC has 'a type': Bill Cosby, Matt Lauer, Donald Trump

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'Totally crazy': Trump lashes out at moderator Savannah Guthrie after tough questions at NBC town hall

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During an NBC town hall, President Trump was asked about the New York Times claim that he is in $400 million in debt.
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Town hall: Trump refuses to condemn conspiracy group QAnon

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Trump, Biden town halls start with very different tones

President Donald Trump gets grilled on NBC as former Vice President Joe Biden starts out with questions from voters on ABC.
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Could Trump Spread Coronavirus at Town Hall? Likely Not, Experts Say

While questions have surrounded the timing and severity of the president’s illness, health experts said he was unlikely to infect people at Thursday’s town hall event on NBC.
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100 top stars, producers express outrage to NBC over Trump's dueling town hall

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Demi Lovato's 'Vote' Message Muzzled By NBC During Billboard Awards

Demi Lovato performed her new song with a message for viewers to "VOTE" ... but when it aired on NBC ... the network muzzled her message. Lovato took the stage Wednesday for a moving rendition of her..
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Calls to Boycott NBC for Airing Donald Trump Town Hall at Same Time As Joe Biden's

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Race for the White House: After independent coronavirus test, NBC sets Trump town hall

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Trump, Biden plan dueling town halls instead of scrapped debate

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Donald Trump, Joe Biden to hold competing town halls Thursday instead of a debate

After a canceled debate, Trump will meet with voters at an NBC town hall in Miami while Biden does the same at an ABC event in Philadelphia.
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NBC Says Trump Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Competing Against Biden

The candidates were set to debate on Thursday night until President Trump bowed out. Now they will take part in dueling town-hall-style meetings, with Joe Biden taking questions from voters on ABC.
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Jacob Blake Released From Hospital Following Kenosha Shooting

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Jacob Blake was released from the Wisconsin hospital where he was receiving treatment and is now in a rehabilitation center more than a month after he was shot by Kenosha police. Blake's attorney told..
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Gabrielle Union, NBC reach resolution in dispute over 'AGT' firing, racism allegations

Gabrielle Union and NBC have settled their differences in a dispute over her complaints that "America's Got Talent" tolerated racism on the set.
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ShowBiz Minute: Reddy, Union, 'Borat'

"I Am Woman" singer Helen Reddy dies at 78 in Los Angeles; Gabrielle Union, NBC settle dispute over racism allegations; "Borat" sequel to be released by Amazon before election. (Sept. 30)  
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Steve Harvey moves on from NBC

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Megyn Kelly Says Trump's Done Well with Policy but Not Rhetoric

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Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

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Roku and Comcast reach agreement to carry Peacock on Roku

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Roku to lose some NBC channels as dispute over Peacock streaming deal heats up

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Russia demands Washington explains whether US facilitates terrorist attacks against Crimeans after NBC report

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'Excited' Will Smith reveals dramatic 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot coming to NBC's Peacock

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NBC resets focus for Tokyo while also looking to Beijing

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NBC's Peacock arrives last to streaming wars, but has a valuable weapon: It's free (with ads)

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Gabrielle Union says 'more changes are needed' to end racial, gender discrimination at NBC

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Kristian Alfonso ends three-decade 'Days of Our Lives' run, won't return when production resumes

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NBC commentators Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir participate in vulgar video spoof of U.S. Olympian

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Trump called for toppled Albert Pike statue to be restored in DC: reports

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