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‘At That Age’ Drama Pilot Not Going Forward At NBC

EXCLUSIVE: NBC is not moving forward with its ensemble drama pilot At That Age, created, directed and based on an original idea by Malcolm B. Lee, director of current box-office champ Space Jam: A New Legacy. I hear the options on the cast, which includes Adrian Holmes, Nicole Ari Parker,...
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La Brea: Exclusive Season 1 Teaser Trailer Reveal For NBC Sci-Fi Series

NBC has released a first-look trailer for its new sci-fi adventure series, titled La Brea, which is coming to NBC and the Peacock streaming network this fall. "When a massive sinkhole mysteriously opens in Los Angeles, it tears a family in half, separating mother and son from father and daughter. When part of the family finds themselves in an unexplainable primeval world, alongside a disparate group of strangers, they must work to survive and uncover the mystery of where they are and if there is a way back home," according to a synopsis from NBC.
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South Tahoe native competes on NBC’s Making It!

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — One South Lake Tahoe native is making it on the television show “Making It!”. “Making It!’ is a NBC show hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, in which makers from all over the country compete in complicated do-it-yourself crafts to determine who is the best.
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For NBC, the covid Olympics will be a feat of strange movements and remote mystery

The Aquatics Centre in London. The Bird’s Nest in Beijing. The Estadio Olimpico in Mexico City. The Marriott in downtown Stamford?. Majesty and artistry have characterized many modern Olympic venues, their unique grandeur befitting the international history that has unfolded within. Then there’s the 500-room hotel off Interstate 95 in...
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This may be the lowest-rated Olympics ever. NBC shouldn't sweat it

New York (CNN Business) — The Summer Olympics — one of the most-watched events worldwide — officially kicks off in Tokyo this weekend. After being delayed a year because of the pandemic, NBC hopes pent-up demand will drive sports fans to their TVs, laptops and phones to tune in. But traditional TV viewership of this year's games faces a set of challenges that could land the Tokyo Olympics in a ratings hole.
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‘Manifest’ May Be Saved As Netflix, NBC Eye New Season Of Canceled Series

We may have a repeat of 2017 when NBC canceled Timeless after one season but reversed its decision days later following fan outcry. Manifest, another high-concept NBC drama with passionate fan base that started its run in the high-profile Monday 10 PM slot, also could get resurrected following its cancellation by the network.
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Sports reporter Maria Taylor joins NBC after exiting ESPN

NBC has hired sports reporter Maria Taylor after her ESPN contract expired this week and negotiations failed, according to NBC Los Angeles. Why it matters: The journalist, who worked for ESPN since 2014, had been renegotiating her contract for serval months when the New York Times published leaked audio of basketball reporter Rachel Nichols suggesting Taylor, who is Black, had been promoted because ESPN was "feeling pressure" on diversity.

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony kicks off Summer Games like no other

TOKYO — An Olympics like no other kicked off Friday with an opening ceremony like no other that was capped by Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lighting the cauldron to officially launch the competition. The Tokyo Games finally got underway after a four-hour extravaganza that was both celebratory and subdued,...
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Some Amazon warehouse workers see spike in Covid cases

As the nation faces a fourth wave of Covid-19, Amazon warehouse workers say the company is notifying them of a rising number of cases among employees. At the same time, the company is relaxing its mask policies and shutting down on-site free testing at the end of the month. According...
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Senate confirms Shawn Skelly and Gina Ortiz Jones in historic LGBTQ firsts

The Senate confirmed two LGBTQ women to top military positions on Thursday in historic firsts. Gina Ortiz Jones will serve as undersecretary of the Air Force — the first out lesbian to serve as undersecretary of a military branch. Shawn Skelly will serve as assistant secretary of defense for readiness, becoming the first transgender person to hold the post and the highest-ranking out trans defense official in U.S. history.