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1

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

2

What channels are owned all or in part by Comcast/NBC Universal?

NBC
NBC Sports Network
Golf Channel
Comcast SportsNet Group
Syfy
Chiller
Cloo
E!
Hallmark
USA Network
Universal HD
Bravo
Esquire Network
Oxygen
Sprout
TVOne
Telemundo
NBC Universo (formerly Mun2)
CNBC
CNBC World
MSNBC
The Weather Channel

3

Name the joint venture channels that NBC Universal is affiliated with?

Esquire and TvOne

4

The world's largest mass media group?

NBCUniversal

5

Who redesigned the NBC Universal logo?

Wolff Olins

6

Where is NBCUniversal headquartered?

Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhatten, NY

7

NBC is sometimes referred to as?

The Peacock Network

8

The oldest major broadcast network in the United States?

NBC

9

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

10

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)

11

What is the note sequence for the famous three-note NBC chime?

G, E, C

12

In 1939, NBC was the first broadcaster to televise the president to the public, who was he?

President Franklin D. Roosevelt

13

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)

14

What was the first NBC Television "network" program broadcast?

"Meet The Wife" in 1940

15

The first official, paid television advertisement that broadcast, seen just before the start of a Brooklyn Dodgers baseball telecast on WNBT?

Bulova Watches commercial

16

The first transcontinental telecasts took place when?

September 1951

17

In the summer of 1954, NBC broadcast this first program to air all episodes in color?

The Marriage

18

Was the first color television station in the nation (airing at least six hours of color broadcasts a day)?

WMAQ-TV Chicago

19

What was the first color television broadcast of a college football game?

The 1962 Rose Bowl

20

What was the first soap opera to premiere in color?

Days of Our Lives

21

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

22

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

23

The first full-length prime-time television shows to play On-Demand content on mobile phones?

The Office; Heroes

24

Which NBC show after 20 seasons, tied it with Gunsmoke for the record for longest-running scripted drama?

Law & Order

25

Comcast and NBCUniversal recently partnered with top fitness industry leaders like Under Armour to launch this new on-demand service that acts like a virtual trainer by creating customized workout experiences.

Radius