Flashcards in NBC Deck (25)
What is the current name of the building where NBC is housed and what will it be named in the future?
NBC Building (aka 30 Rock), the Comcast Building
What channels are owned all or in part by Comcast/NBC Universal?
NBC Sports Network
Comcast SportsNet Group
NBC Universo (formerly Mun2)
The Weather Channel
Name the joint venture channels that NBC Universal is affiliated with?
Esquire and TvOne
The world's largest mass media group?
Who redesigned the NBC Universal logo?
Where is NBCUniversal headquartered?
Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhatten, NY
NBC is sometimes referred to as?
The Peacock Network
The oldest major broadcast network in the United States?
In 1943, NBC was forced by the FCC to sell both it's networks. What were the two networks named?
NBC Blue Network and NBC Red Network
NBC Blue Network was sold of to who and later renamed what?
Life Savers magnate Edward J. Noble and later renamed American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
What is the note sequence for the famous three-note NBC chime?
G, E, C
In 1939, NBC was the first broadcaster to televise the president to the public, who was he?
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Establishing many "firsts" in the history of television, NBC was the first to take cameras to these professional sporting events?
NFL and MLB in the New York City area (1939)
What was the first NBC Television "network" program broadcast?
"Meet The Wife" in 1940
The first official, paid television advertisement that broadcast, seen just before the start of a Brooklyn Dodgers baseball telecast on WNBT?
Bulova Watches commercial
The first transcontinental telecasts took place when?
In the summer of 1954, NBC broadcast this first program to air all episodes in color?
Was the first color television station in the nation (airing at least six hours of color broadcasts a day)?
What was the first color television broadcast of a college football game?
The 1962 Rose Bowl
What was the first soap opera to premiere in color?
Days of Our Lives
An advertising slogan that was used to brand its prime time blocks during the 1990s, and most often applied to the network's Thursday night lineup?
Must See TV
Enjoyed great success in the '90s due in large part to the Chicago Bulls' run of six championships with superstar Michael Jordan?
NBA on NBC
The first full-length prime-time television shows to play On-Demand content on mobile phones?
The Office; Heroes
Which NBC show after 20 seasons, tied it with Gunsmoke for the record for longest-running scripted drama?
Law & Order