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“The Office” Leaving Netflix in 2020; Exclusive to NBCUniversal Streamer in 2021 [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Details from The Hollywood Reporter: “NBCU’s streaming platform will retain exclusive domestic streaming rights to The Office for five years, paying $100 million per year to stream the series and outbidding Netflix for the rights. Producers Universal Television held the auction, which sources describe as “arms length” in process. That means that Universal Television […]

Tubi Passes Go, Collects 20 Million Users

Tubi Passes Go, Collects 20 Million Users

Tubi is one of the many ad-supported streaming services on the market right now, and the battle for that type of streaming platform is about to get really crowded. Tubi claims to have surpassed 20 million active users during the month of May, with 94 million hours of content viewed on the service. That’s a […]


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Netflix: ‘The Office’ Not Going Anywhere Until After 2021 “At Least”

By the time you’re done reading this sentence, there’s a very good chance that 27 new streaming services were just announced. Wait… make that 28 streaming services… Okay, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration – but there’s no denying that we’re living in a streaming world. And with all of these services comes the […]

NBCUniversal Announces Interactive Storytelling Game "Series: Your Stories Universe"

NBCUniversal Releases Interactive Storytelling Game “Series: Your Stories Universe”

If you’ve ever wanted to take part in your own story for one of NBC’s hit TV shows, Universal Games and Digital Platforms have just released the game for you. Series: Your Story Universe is a mobile entertainment platform and storytelling game that lets players go through original scenarios inspired by NBCUniversal’s popular film and TV […]

Good News, Netflix! ‘Friends’ Might Be Staying! Bad News, Netflix! It’s Gonna Cost Ya!

When Netflix subscribers learned in late 2018 that they would be able to put off saying goodbye to Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Monica (Courtney Cox), and Chandler (Matthew Perry) for at least another year, it was like the holidays had come early for Friends fans. Best part? That “friendship” […]

Netflix Subscribers Set to Pay More to Ride “The Endless Scroll”

If it feels like to you that everyone and their mothers is starting up a streaming servcie in 2019/2020, you’re not alone. Just look at the services that are either currently in-play or on the horizon: NBCUniversal, Apple, Disney+, and WarnerMedia are gearing up their respective services–and let’s not forget YouTube Premium, Amazon, Hulu… and probably […]

NBC’s ‘Manifest’ Allows Viewers to Board Early with Release of Opening Act [WATCH]

With Jeff Rake (The Mysteries of Laura) and producer Robert Zemeckis‘ (Back to the Future) supernatural airline thriller Manifest scheduled for take off next month, NBC is giving interested viewers a sneak preview by releasing the opening nine-minutes-plus of the series premiere (which you can watch below). Exploring the mysteries and ramifications resulting from the disappearance […]

WWE SmackDown Live Will Premiere on Fox Broadcast Network on October 4th, 2019

In a barrage of press releases sent out over the last half hour, WWE revealed the details of their upcoming TV deals with Fox and NBC Universal for SmackDown Live and Raw respectively. Amongst the details was an explicit confirmation that SmackDown Live will begin airing on Fox’s broadcast network, as well as a premiere […]

Because U Demanded It, WWE to Make Weekly Wrestling Shows Even Longer

If you’re a member of the WWE UNIVERSE who just can’t get enough of WWE’s weekly televised SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT programs featuring the WWE SUPERSTARS, you’re in luck! Answering the universal fan outcry that there just isn’t enough professional wrestling on TV each week, NBCUniversal, the television conglomerate which owns the USA Network on which Monday […]

ReedPOP, Syfy Wire to Live-Stream NYCC, ECCC and C2E2 in New Deal

ReedPOP and Syfy Wire are set to give fans who can’t make it out to Chicago, Seattle or New York City this year the next best thing to being there, with the editorial arm of NBCUniversal’s Syfy cable network striking a deal with the event producer to be the exclusive live-streaming partner for Chicago Comic & Entertainment […]

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Stargate Creative Developing Fantasy Series The Outpost for Syfy International

Two prominent names from the Stargate universe are turning their attention from science fiction to fantasy with The Outpost, an original fantasy series executive produced by Stargate producer Dean Devlin and Stargate SG-1 showrunner Jonathan Glassner. Created by Arrowstorm Entertainment’s Kynan Griffin and Jason Faller (Mythica), the 10-part series was acquired by NBCUniversal International Networks for broadcast […]

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The 2018 Winter Olympics Start Next Month, Here’s What You Need To Know

The XXIII Winter Olympic Games start in just under 25 days; 102 events across 7 sports, 15 disciplines to medal in, with 90 estimated countries competing. Taking place in PyeongChang South Korea, the Games herald the coming together of competitors from all over the world is the probably the closest we’ll ever get to world peace.  What?  Let […]

DreamWorks Animation Pulls Plug On The Croods 2

You’d think that a $527 million worldwide box office would be enough to guarantee a sequel, but that isn’t the case for the animated film The Croods. The film has had issues for a while now, with a different set of writers brought in… but now the Croods 2 has been given the ax. With the […]

NBCUniversal Buys DreamWorks Animation

NBCUniversal confirmed rumors this morning that it will buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion. Variety reports the animation studio, home of brands like Kung Fu Panda and Shrek, will become part of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group with Illumination Entertainment chief Chris Meledandri overseeing the new acquisition. Current DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will serve as […]