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NBC’s ‘World Of Dance’ Canceled After Four Seasons

Jennifer Lopez talks Hustlers

NBC is not bringing back ‘World of Dance’ for a fifth season. The nonscripted competition series was executive produced by Jennifer Lopez. Group and solo dancers from all over the world competed for a $1 million cash prize. The ratings for the show during its last season were terribly low, …

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NBC Sports Network Will Come To An End By 2022

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NBC Sports Network announced on Friday that it would be shutting down by the end of 2021. According to CNN, USA Network–another NBCUniversal owned network–will begin “carrying and/or simulcasting certain NBC Sports programming” later this year. The shift includes the National Hockey League and NASCAR races. The streaming platform Peacock, …

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Amber Riley Set To Headline Dream, A Music-Driven Comedy Series

Glee Alumni Amber Riley and Her Fiance Have Called it Quits

According to Deadline, the talented, newly engaged actress, Amber Riley, 34, has landed a headlining role in a new “music-driven broadcast comedy series” with NBC. Along with a featured role, Riley will also serve as executive producer alongside producer Neil Meron and writer-producer Lisa Muse Bryant. The former GLEE star …

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New York Undercover Reboot Coming To NBC’s Peacock

Dick Wolf’s police drama New York Undercover is returning to the small screen. NBCUniversal’s streaming platform Peacock is in negotiations for the reboot, according to Deadline. The original aired for four seasons on Fox from 1994 to 1999. The reboot will pick 20 years after the original and reflect the …

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NBC Launches New Diversity And Inclusion Programs: ”It’s Critical That Underrepresented Talent Be Brought into the Industry in Early Career Positions”

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NBC is incorporating two new programs to foster their diversity and inclusion efforts at the network, seeking to improve inclusion among production coordinators and production assistants. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Production Coordinator Program and Production Assistant Initiative will both provide on-the-job training for ethnically diverse individuals.  Production Coordinator …

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Is Steve Harvey Leaving NBC Because of Kelly Clarkson’s New Show?

Back in September, NBC picked up Kelly Clarkson’s new talk show, “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” for the network’s fall premiere line up. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show was scheduled to air as a lead-in to Ellen Degeneres’, “Ellen,” replacing Steve Harvey’s namesake talk show in 10 of the …

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