The network is headquartered in the Comcast Building (formerly known as the GE Building) at Rockefeller Center in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles (at Universal City Plaza), Chicago (at the NBC Tower) and soon in Philadelphia at Comcast Innovation and Technology Center.
The network is part of the Big Three television networks.
It hasn't slowed down since then -- click through the slideshow to find out why.
NBC has given a six-episode order to a primetime game show based on segments from Ellen De Generes’ daytime series.
NBC 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. Founded in 1926 by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), NBC is the oldest major broadcast network in the United States.
In 1986, control of NBC passed to General Electric (GE) – which previously owned RCA and NBC until 1930, when it was forced to sell the companies as a result of antitrust charges – through its .4 billion purchase of RCA.
OK, it’s nothing like that, but you should still watch.” “Since establishing Warner Alternative Television over three years ago, some of our greatest successes have come from working with Ellen and her incredibly talented team,” said Mike Darnell, president of WB unscripted and alternative TV.
“But the dream has always been to get Ellen herself to say yes to hosting a primetime show. We’ve married a great concept to the best host in the business. ” NBC hasn’t yet set a premiere date for the series.
Todays dominance was virtually unchallenged by the other networks until the late 1980s, when it was overtaken by ABC's Good Morning America.
Fred Muggs as the show's mascot during the early years), and local news updates from the network's stations.
It has spawned several other shows of a similar type, including ABC's Good Morning America, and CBS' now-defunct The Early Show.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
Originally a two-hour program on weekdays, it expanded to Sundays (a one-hour program) in 1987 and Saturdays (running for two hours) in 1992.