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National Broadcasting Company
TypeBroadcast television network (1939–present)
Radio network (1926–1993, 2012–2014, 2016–present)
Sports radio network (2012–present)
CountryUnited States
FoundedJune 19, 1926; 92 years ago (June 19, 1926)
by Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
SloganHere on NBC
Share the Moment
Headquarters30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City (Network HQ, East Coast studios and WNBC)
NBC Tower, Chicago (Midwest studios and WMAQ-TV)
10 Universal City Plaza, Los Angeles (West Coast studios and KNBC)
Stamford, Connecticut (NBC Sports)
Key peopleBob Greenblatt (Chairman, NBC Entertainment)
Launch dateRadio: November 15, 1926; 92 years ago (1926-11-15)
Television: April 30, 1939; 79 years ago (1939-04-30)
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
(Experimentally broadcasting at 1080p through NBC affiliate WRAL-TV)
By state or Details
Official websitenbc.com
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] NBC owns and operates the cable news channels Consumer News and Business Channel(CNBC) and Microsoft NBC channel (MSNBC).

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. But NBC Show Has Game Show Like Wheel of Fortune Premierie 10;30am on January 6 1975 Until June 30 1989 in January-September 1991 Scrabble Super Password & More or Jeopardy Art Fleming (1964 to 1979) The All New Jeopardy Old Show Law & Order The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Deal or No Deal (2005) on GSN Monday June 1 2009

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  1. "Senator asks NBC about Olympic site pay-TV link". Retrieved 2010-01-26.

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