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NBCUniversal, sometimes referred to as NBCU or NBCUni and formerly written as NBC
NBC
Universal, is an American multinational media conglomerate that is a subsidiary division of Comcast. Headquartered in Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast
Comcast
Building (formerly the GE Building) in Midtown Manhattan, New York City,[5] the company is one of two successor companies to MCA Inc.
MCA Inc.
(Music Corporation of America), the other being Vivendi
Vivendi
through its subsidiary Universal Music Group. NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
is primarily involved in the media and entertainment industries; among its most significant divisions are the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), one of the United States' "Big Three" television networks, and the major film studio Universal Studios. It has a significant presence in broadcasting through a portfolio of domestic and international properties, including terrestrial and pay television outlets. Via the Universal Parks & Resorts division, the company is also the third-largest operator of amusement parks in the world.[6] NBC
NBC
Universal was formed in 2004 by the merger of General Electric's NBC
NBC
with Vivendi
Vivendi
Universal's film and television subsidiary Vivendi Universal Entertainment, after General Electric
General Electric
had acquired 80% of the subsidiary, giving Vivendi
Vivendi
a 20% share of NBC
NBC
Universal.[7][8] In 2011, Comcast
Comcast
attained 51% and thereby the control of newly reformed NBCUniversal, by purchasing shares from GE, while GE bought out Vivendi. Since 2013, the company is wholly owned by Comcast, which bought GE's ownership stake.[9]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Early history 1.2 Television

1.2.1 Combining with Universal 1.2.2 Global expansion

1.3 Comcast
Comcast
era (2011–present)

2 Units

2.1 Subsidiaries 2.2 Joint ventures 2.3 Parks and resorts 2.4 Internet

3 References 4 External links

History[edit] Early history[edit] NBC
NBC
and Universal Television
Universal Television
had a partnership dating back to 1950, when Universal Television's earliest ancestor, Revue Studios, produced a number of shows for NBC
NBC
(although they would have some hits on the other networks as well). This partnership continued throughout a number of name changes and changes of ownership. Television[edit] Main articles: NBC
NBC
and NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Cable NBC
NBC
Universal Television
Universal Television
has its modern roots in a series of expansions undertaken by NBC. In the late 1980s, NBC
NBC
began pursuing a strategy of diversification, including the formation of two NBC-owned cable-television networks: C NBC
NBC
and America's Talking. NBC
NBC
also had partial ownership of several regional sports channels and other cable channels such as American Movie Classics and Court TV (until 2007). In 1995, NBC
NBC
began operating NBC
NBC
Desktop Video, a financial news service that delivered live video to personal computers. The following year, NBC
NBC
announced an agreement with Microsoft to create an all-news cable television channel, MS NBC
NBC
(using its subscriber base from America's Talking network). A separate joint venture with Microsoft included establishing a news website, MSNBC.com (now NBCNews.com). In 1998, NBC
NBC
partnered with Dow Jones & Co. The two companies combined their financial news channels outside the US. The new networks included NBC
NBC
Europe, C NBC
NBC
Europe, NBC
NBC
Asia, C NBC
NBC
Asia, NBC Africa, and C NBC
NBC
Africa. In 1999, NBC
NBC
took a 32% stake in the Paxson group, operator of PAX TV. Five years later, NBC
NBC
decided to sell its interest in PAX TV and end its relationship with PAX owner, Paxson Communications.[10] In 2001, NBC
NBC
acquired the US Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo, which included the bilingual Mun2
Mun2
Television. That same year NBC acquired the cable channel Bravo. Combining with Universal[edit]

NBC
NBC
Universal logo: Television Studio (August 2, 2004 - August 7, 2008) and Television Distribution (September 13, 2004 - January 28, 2011)

In 2003, amid a major financial crisis caused by over-expansion, Universal Studios' parent company, Vivendi Universal
Vivendi Universal
Entertainment
Entertainment
(a division of the French company Vivendi
Vivendi
Universal, now Vivendi), decided to sell an 80% stake to NBC's parent company, General Electric. The sale and resulting merger formed NBC
NBC
Universal. The new company was 80% owned by GE, and 20% owned by Vivendi.[7] The joint venture encompassed Vivendi's US film interests (such as Universal Studios), production and distribution units, as well as five theme parks, cable television channels including USA Network, Sci-Fi Channel, the defunct Trio, Cloo
Cloo
(formerly Sleuth), as well as 50% stakes in Canal+
Canal+
and StudioCanal
StudioCanal
(with Vivendi
Vivendi
owning the rest). Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group
was not included in the deal and is not part of NBC
NBC
Universal.[11] On August 2, 2004, the television divisions of NBC
NBC
and Universal Television were combined to form NBC
NBC
Universal Television. NBC
NBC
Studios series bought into the company include the NBC
NBC
dramas Las Vegas (with DreamWorks
DreamWorks
SKG), Crossing Jordan, and American Dreams. Universal Network Television bought the Law & Order franchise and The District—in fact, Universal Network Television had co-produced American Dreams
American Dreams
with NBC
NBC
before the merger. Entertainment
Entertainment
shows produced by the new group include The Tonight Show
The Tonight Show
with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Saturday Night Live. The formation of NBC
NBC
Universal saw the establishment of NBC
NBC
Universal Cable, which oversees the distribution, marketing, and advertisement sales for thirteen channels (Bravo, Bravo HD+ (eventually renamed Universal HD), Chiller, CNBC, C NBC
NBC
World, MSNBC, NBC
NBC
Universo, Syfy, Shop NBC
NBC
(which became ShopHQ
ShopHQ
after NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
sold its stake in the network), Telemundo, Cloo, USA Network
USA Network
and the Olympic Games
Olympic Games
on cable). NBC
NBC
Universal Cable also manages the company's investments in The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
and TiVo. The cable division also used to operate NBC
NBC
Weather Plus until 2008. It also owned a 50% stake in Canal+
Canal+
and also owned a 15% stake in A+E Networks until 2012.[12] Global expansion[edit]

NBC
NBC
Universal Chicago headquarters ( NBC
NBC
Tower)

In the early 1990s, NBC
NBC
began its expansion throughout Europe by creating C NBC
NBC
Europe and its long-time successful NBC
NBC
Europe Superstation by broadcasting NBC
NBC
Giga throughout Germany and the rest of the European Union. NBC
NBC
Europe helped to develop the Leipzig-based Games Convention, the largest European video game exposition with more than 100,000 visitors each year. In 2005, NBC
NBC
Universal joined HANA, the High-Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance to help establish standards in consumer electronics interoperability. Later that year, NBC
NBC
announced a partnership with Apple Computer to offer shows from all the NBC
NBC
Universal TV networks on Apple's iTunes Store.[13] In January 2006, NBC
NBC
Universal launched a new cable channel, Sleuth. The channel's programming dedicated to mystery/crime genre. Sleuth Network's initial slogan was "Mystery. Crime. All The Time." In early 2008, the channel unveiled a new slogan, "Get Clued In." On August 15, 2011, Sleuth rebranded as Cloo, in order to be able to trademark and own the name, as NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
cannot so with the name Clue (as Hasbro owns the rights to it with their board game Clue). NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
also explained that another reason for the name change was the word "Sleuth" is too common for search engines (a Google
Google
search brings up over 9,530,000 results).[14][15] One year later after Sleuth's debut, NBC
NBC
Universal announced that the company would launch a horror-themed cable channel, Chiller, on March 1, 2007. At launch Chiller would be available exclusively on DirecTV. The network would feature films like Psycho and The Shining and TV series that include Twin Peaks, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Freddy's Nightmares, Friday the 13th: The Series, War of the Worlds and Tales from the Crypt. NBC
NBC
Universal also stated that, aside from the content in their own vaults, Chiller will feature content from other studios as well. In 2009, Chiller unveiled a new slogan, "scary good". This replaced the channel's previous slogan "Dare To Watch". On June 14, 2007, NBC
NBC
Universal Television
Universal Television
Studio was renamed Universal Media Studios. The company explained that the reason for the name change was because "the new name fully describes the company's mission to be the premier content provider for television and digital platforms, spanning all television dayparts and creative genres."[16] In August 2007, NBC
NBC
Universal purchased Sparrowhawk Media Group
Sparrowhawk Media Group
and renamed it NBC
NBC
Universal Global Networks.[17] This acquisition gave NBC
NBC
Universal all Hallmark channels outside the United States, plus the British channels Diva TV, Movies 24, Hallmark Channel and KidsCo.[18] Later that fall, the company also acquired the Oxygen network in a separate $925 million deal.[19] The sale was completed one month later. In the summer of 2008, NBC
NBC
Universal, Blackstone Group
Blackstone Group
and Bain Capital announced their intentions to buy The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
from Landmark Communications. The deal closed on September 12, 2008.[20] Shortly after the acquisition completed, NBC
NBC
announced that their existing TV weather network, NBC
NBC
Weather Plus, would be shut down by December 31, 2008. In July 2008, Universal Cable Productions split off from Universal Media Studios and moved into NBCUniversal's NBCU Cable Entertainment division.[21] The summer of 2008 marked NBC
NBC
Universal's first venture into the United Kingdom by acquiring British television production company Carnival Films.[22] On November 12, 2008, NBC
NBC
Universal acquired 80.1% of Geneon Entertainment
Entertainment
from Dentsu
Dentsu
in Japan, merging it with Universal Pictures International Entertainment
Entertainment
to form a new company,[23] Geneon Universal Entertainment
Entertainment
Japan.[24] On March 16, 2009, NBC
NBC
Universal-owned cable channel Sci Fi announced that it would be changing its name to Syfy, replacing a generic term with a proprietary brand name that can be trademarked.[25] The rebranding and name change took place on July 7, 2009.[26][27] On August 27, 2009, A&E Television Networks (A&E) merged with Lifetime Entertainment
Entertainment
Services (Lifetime),[28][29] giving NBC Universal an equal share of both Lifetime and A&E with The Walt Disney Company and Hearst. On October 20, 2010, NBC
NBC
Universal-owned horror/suspense-themed cable channel Chiller announced a major rebranding campaign incorporating a new logo and on-air look that launched on Wednesday, October 27, 2010.[30][31] Syfy
Syfy
and Chiller President Dave Howe said, "We have very ambitious plans to grow this network as a brand."[30][31] Comcast
Comcast
era (2011–present)[edit] Main article: Acquisition of NBC
NBC
Universal by Comcast

10 Universal City Plaza
10 Universal City Plaza
in 2015 after Comcast
Comcast
acquired GE's remaining stake in NBC
NBC
Universal. Notice the wording on the top of the building changed.

On December 3, 2009, after months of rumors, a deal was formally announced in which Comcast
Comcast
would buy a stake in NBC
NBC
Universal from GE.[32] Under the agreement, NBC
NBC
Universal would be controlled with a 51% stake by Comcast
Comcast
and GE would retain the remaining 49%. Comcast paid $6.5 billion cash to GE. The deal includes a provision under which Comcast
Comcast
must contribute $7.5 billion in programming including regional sports networks and cable channels such as Golf Channel, Versus, and E! Entertainment
Entertainment
Television. GE used some of the funds, $5.8 billion, to buy out Vivendi's 20% minority stake in NBC Universal.[32] Under the terms of the deal, Comcast
Comcast
reserves the right to buy out GE's share at certain times, and GE reserves the right to force the sale of their stake within the first seven years.[32][33] Vivendi
Vivendi
completed the initial transaction on September 27, 2010, selling a $2 billion stake to GE (approximately 7.66%).[34] U.S. regulators approved the proposed sale on January 18, 2011 with conditions. Comcast
Comcast
would have to give up NBC
NBC
control over online video site Hulu, and ensure NBC
NBC
Universal programming is available to competing cable operators.[35] On January 26, 2011, Vivendi
Vivendi
sold its remaining shares in NBC Universal to GE, giving GE complete control of the company ahead of the completion of the sale of 51% of the company to Comcast
Comcast
on January 28, 2011.[36] Comcast
Comcast
and GE formed the joint venture holding company NBCUniversal, LLC. NBC
NBC
Universal, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of the holding company and was renamed as NBCUniversal Media, LLC.[37] Later that year, these two companies merged to become NBCUniversal, Inc. Comcast
Comcast
had planned to buy out GE's 49% stake over the following seven years, but ownership of NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
remained split at 51–49% for two years, until the February 12, 2013 announcement that Comcast intended to complete the $16.7 billion purchase early, all at once. The sale was completed on March 19, 2013.[38][39][40] Originally, the NBC
NBC
Universal logo was a combination of the NBC peacock logo and the Universal Studios globe and text. The logo was redesigned by Wolff Olins
Wolff Olins
on January 31, 2011 to reflect the new Comcast
Comcast
ownership[41] and the unity of its two main divisions.[38] The corporation on July 19, 2012 formed the NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
News Group with the NBC
NBC
News, CNBC, and MS NBC
NBC
divisions.[42] In February 2013, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
merged its two cable divisions, NBCUniversal Cable
NBCUniversal Cable
Entertainment
Entertainment
& Cable Studios and NBCUniversal Entertainment
Entertainment
& Digital Networks and Integrated Media, into one unit while moving out Telemundo
Telemundo
and Mun2
Mun2
to a new division, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Hispanic Enterprises and Content. The move also created the corporate-level position of executive vice president in charge of digital ventures.[43] In July, the company placed NBC
NBC
TV Stations and Telemundo's O&Os stations into a new division, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Owned Television Stations, with New England Cable News
New England Cable News
being transferred into NBC
NBC
TV Stations.[44] On April 28, 2016, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
officially announced its intent to acquire DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
for $3.8 billion.[45] Universal Pictures will take over the distribution for DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
films after their deal with 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
Film Corporation expires. The sale was approved by board members, but was subject to regulatory approval.[46][47] On June 21, 2016, the acquisition was approved by the United States Department of Justice.[48][49] On August 22, 2016, the deal was completed, and DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
is now a wholly owned subsidiary of NBCUniversal.[50] This will give Universal Pictures distribution to both DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
and Illumination Entertainment
Entertainment
films beginning in 2019. On February 15, 2017, Universal Studios acquired a minority stake in Amblin Partners, strengthening the relationship between Universal and Amblin,[51] and reuniting a minority percentage of the DreamWorks Pictures label with DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Animation. On May 1, 2017, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
announced that Sprout would be re-launched as Universal Kids
Universal Kids
on September 9, 2017. The re-branded network revamped its evening and primetime programming to target youth and family viewing, incorporating new original series targeting the demographic (such as Top Chef
Top Chef
Junior), as well as other international imports (such as the Australian series Nowhere Boys
Nowhere Boys
and the Canadian series The Next Step). The remainder of the network's programming continues to consist of preschool programming under the Universal Kids Preschool brand, occupying 15 hours-per-day of programming from 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET.[52] NBCUniversal's recent acquisition of DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
will also be leveraged by Universal Kids
Universal Kids
to bolster its programming; critics felt that the DWA purchase and the launch of Universal Kids
Universal Kids
were meant to help NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
establish a viable multi-platform presence in children's media, and a competitor to other major children's brands such as Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Disney Channel.[53][54][55][53][56][57] On May 10, 2017, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
announced that it had acquired Denver-based online platform Craftsy.[58] On November 16, 2017, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
(through Comcast) approached 21st Century Fox to acquire Fox's filmed entertainment, cable entertainment, and international assets, ten days after The Walt Disney Company was reported to be negotiating with Fox for the same assets. The deal contained key assets, including the 20th Century Fox film and TV divisions, 30% stake in Hulu, television assets FX Networks, National Geographic Channel, and Fox Sports Networks, and international television operations such as Star India
Star India
and Sky UK, while excluding the Fox Broadcasting Company, the Fox News Channel, Fox Television Stations, Fox Business Network, and Fox Sports, all which will spin-off into a new independent company run by the Murdoch family; a notable purchase from the deal was to include the 20th Century Fox's 2013–2017 distribution rights of DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Animation films (In February 2018, Universal acquired the distribution rights to the library from Fox.), and the animated TV series The Simpsons, which NBCUniversal's subsidiary Universal Parks & Resorts in Hollywood and Florida have the ride and themed areas based on the TV show.[59][60][61] However, on December 11, NBCUniversal's owner Comcast
Comcast
officially dropped the bid, saying that "We never got the level of engagement needed to make a definitive offer.”[62] On December 14, Disney officially confirmed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, which is still awaiting approval from the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division.[63] Units[edit]

Subsidiaries[edit]

NBC
NBC
Broadcasting

Peacock Productions NBC Universal Television
Universal Television
Stations

NBC
NBC
Owned Television Stations

NBC Universal Television
Universal Television
Distribution

NBC
NBC
Entertainment

NBC
NBC
programming Universal Television

Universal Filmed Entertainment
Entertainment
Group

Universal Pictures Focus Features

Focus World Gramercy Pictures
Gramercy Pictures
label High Top Releasing

Working Title Films Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures
Home Entertainment

Universal 1440 Entertainment Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Entertainment
Australia (JV)

Universal Animation Studios Amblin Partners
Amblin Partners
(JV)

Amblin Entertainment

Amblin Television

DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Pictures label

DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Television (merged with Amblin Television)

Storyteller Distribution

DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Animation

DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
Television DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation
Home Entertainment
Entertainment
(merged with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment) DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Channel DreamWorks
DreamWorks
Classics

Big Idea Entertainment Bullwinkle Studios (JV)

DreamWorks
DreamWorks
New Media

AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV
(JV) DreamWorksTV

Oriental DreamWorks
DreamWorks
(JV)

Illumination Entertainment

Illumination Mac Guff

NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Entertainment
Entertainment
Japan Back Lot Music

NBC
NBC
Sports Group

NBC
NBC
Sports Regional Networks Golf Channel NBC
NBC
Sports Olympic Channel NBCSN SportsEngine

NBCUniversal Cable
NBCUniversal Cable
Entertainment
Entertainment
Group

Syfy E! USA Network Universal Cable Productions Bravo Oxygen Media Universal Kids
Universal Kids
(known as Sprout until September 9, 2017) NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Digital Enterprises

DailyCandy Fandango

NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
Telemundo
Telemundo
Enterprises

Telemundo Universo Telemundo
Telemundo
Deportes

NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
News Group

NBC
NBC
News CNBC MSNBC

NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
International Networks

Joint ventures[edit]

United International Pictures euronewsNBC, formerly known as euronews.

Parks and resorts[edit] Main article: Universal Parks & Resorts NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
owns or licenses the following parks and resorts:

Universal Studios Hollywood; wholly owned[64] Universal Orlando; wholly owned[65] Universal Studios Japan; 100% ownership stake in USJ Co., Ltd.[66] Universal Studios Singapore; run by Genting Group.[67]

Internet[edit] The streaming video website Hulu
Hulu
is a joint venture of NBCUniversal, Fox Entertainment
Entertainment
Group, ABC (Disney–ABC Television Group),[68] and as of 2016, Turner Broadcasting System
Turner Broadcasting System
(Time Warner).[69] The agreement reached between Comcast
Comcast
and the Federal Communications Commission requires NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
and Comcast
Comcast
to not exercise any influence on Hulu's operations.[70]

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