NBC Developing Marching Band Comedy Set In New Orleans

By | Thursday September 27, 2012 @ 6:04pm PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: NBC has put in development The Swamp, a single-camera musical comedy from writer-director Tom Brady, Werner Entertainment and Warner Bros. TV. Set in musically rich New Orleans, The Swamp follows the misadventures of a scramble-style college marching band and its unlikeliest of mentors. Named after the name of the off-campus house where the band members reside, the show is described as a contemporary character comedy with social commentary and musical performances. Brady executive produces with Werner’s Tom Werner and Mike Clements. Read More »

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NBC Buys United Nations Drama From Parkes/MacDonald

By and | Thursday August 2, 2012 @ 3:45pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: In one of its first buys of the season, NBC has gone global with a geopolitical project set at the United Nations. Described as “West Wing in the United Nations,” the drama, which has received … Read More »

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Feds Seize 16 Sites That Stream Live Sports

By | Thursday February 2, 2012 @ 1:55pm PST

Federal officials took down 16 websites today that they say illegally stream live sports and pay-per-view events — three days before the U.S.’ biggest live-TV event the Super Bowl. The government said he sites offered links to pirated telecasts of NFL, … Read More »

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UPDATE: No Ruling On NFL Lockout At Hearing; Judge Offers Federal Mediator

2ND UPDATE, 3:35 PM: A federal court said it could take weeks before it decides whether to grant an injunction sought by NFL players to stop a league-imposed lockout. That’s because the judge wants both sides to agree to federal mediation to help resolve an impasse in finalizing a new collective bargaining agreement, according to Bloomberg. “Both sides are at risk. This is a good time to come back to the table,” the judge said. “This is really a matter to be resolved, in my view, with the services of the federal court.” Today’s hearing in St. Paul lasted five hours. Read More »

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IT’S ON! NFL Owners Lock Out Players

By | Friday March 11, 2011 @ 10:47pm PST

UPDATE, 10:45 PM: The NFL and its owners have officially locked out the players, marking the league’s first work stoppage since the players went on strike in 1987. Both sides seem so far apart, it’s unclear when … Read More »

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