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The NBC logo on a building.

NBC, whose letters stand for National Broadcasting Company, is an American television network that started in 1926 as a radio station. (Its first television progams aired in 1944.) It is owned by movie studio Universal Studios and appliance company General Electric. General Electric has sold 51% of the company to Comcast.[1]

It is called "the Peacock Network" because of the title animal in its logo.

The network is famous for its three-note chimes, the "Must See TV" phrase and NBC Sunday Night Football, which is the most watched TV series after American Idol.[2]

Programs[change | change source]

Live-action series[change | change source]

Animated series[change | change source]

2013-2014 broadcast season[change | change source]

Former Programs[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Senator asks NBC about Olympic site pay-TV link". http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100226/wr_nm/us_nbc_comcast_kohl. Retrieved 2010-01-26.
  2. http://www.deadline.com/2012/05/full-2011-2012-tv-season-series-rankings/
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "NBC Picks Up Drama ‘Blacklist’ + Comedies ‘Night Shift’ & ‘Welcome To The Family’ - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2013-05-10. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/05/10/nbc-picks-up-blacklist-night-shift-welcome-to-the-family/182125/. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Kondolojy, Amanda (June 21, 2013). "NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New Season Including 'The Voice', 'The Blacklist', 'The Michael J Fox Show', 'Grimm', 'Revolution' & More". TV by the Numbers. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/06/21/nbc-announces-fall-premiere-dates-for-new-season-including-the-voice-the-blacklist-the-michael-j-fox-show-grimm-more/188411/. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 "NBC Picks up Dramas ‘Crisis’ and JJ Abrams’ ‘Believe’ + Comedies ‘About a Boy’,'Sean Saves The World’ & ‘Family Guide’(Updated) - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2013-05-09. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/05/09/nbc-picks-up-dramas-crisis-and-jj-abrams-believe-comedy-about-a-boy/181756/. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
  6. Mitovich, Matt (January 6, 2013). "NBC Execs Talk Revolution Hiatus, Plan for ‘Unique’ Hannibal, The Voice Concerns and More". http://tvline.com/2013/01/06/nbc-burning-questions-revolution-voice-hannibal-premiere/. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  7. "‘Chicago Fire’ Spinoff ‘Chicago PD’ Ordered by NBC - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2013-05-10. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/05/10/chicago-fire-spinoff-ordered-by-nbc/182009/. Retrieved 2013-05-20.
  8. Kondology, Amanda (March 12, 2013). "NBC Picks Up 'Food Fighters' Reality Cooking Competition". TV by the Numbers. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/03/12/nbc-picks-up-food-fighters-reality-cooking-competition/173155/. Retrieved March 12, 2013.

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