StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
There’s Johnny finds a home on Hulu
NBCUniversal inked a deal with Hulu that’ll grant the streaming platform exclusive rights to several former NBC series and one brand-new series from Seeso that never would’ve seen the light otherwise. The deal includes putting all episodes of 30 Rock on Hulu as of Oct. 1, 2017. Plus, it ... [Read More]
There’s Johnny finds a home on Hulu
NBCUniversal inked a deal with Hulu that’ll grant the streaming platform exclusive rights to several former NBC series and one brand-new series from Seeso that never would’ve seen the light otherwise. The deal includes putting all episodes of 30 Rock on Hulu as of Oct. 1, 2017. Plus, it ... [Read More]
There’s Johnny finds a home on Hulu
NBCUniversal inked a deal with Hulu that’ll grant the streaming platform exclusive rights to several former NBC series and one brand-new series from Seeso that never would’ve seen the light otherwise. The deal includes putting all episodes of 30 Rock on Hulu as of Oct. 1, 2017. Plus, it ... [Read More]
Seeso will shut down Nov. 8, 2017
You still have time to watch your favorite Seeso shows and specials on Seeso. Just not much time. The NBCUniversal comedy streaming platform notified subscribers overnight that the service will shut down once and for all on Nov. 8, 2017. Here’s the letter: Dear Seeso-ers, Please note moving fo... [Read More]
Seeso is finito: NBCUniversal comedy streaming platform announces it’s shutting down later in 2017
Closed before it even really had a chance to catch on, NBCUniversal announced today via Facebook that Seeso is shutting down later this year. The memo: Dear Seeso-ers, We’re writing to let you know that later this year, Seeso will be shutting its comedy doors. Though we will be departing, much... [Read More]
Seeso layoffs by NBCUniversal leave its original programming, entire future in doubt
Can Emmy nominations save Seeso? For the sake of the programming department, decimated by layoffs from parent company NBCUniversal that will leave most of them unemployed a week from now, let’s hope so. Then again, every once in a while, the Emmy Awards make it awkward by presenting trophies t... [Read More]
The Second City announces 2017 recipients of its annual Bob Curry Fellowship via NBCUniversal
The Second City has announced the 2017 recipients of the 4th Annual Bob Curry Fellowship: Terrance Carey, Dan Bazaldua, Eunji Kim, Sophia Rafiqi, LeLe Mason, Rolando Lep, Rob Wilson, Adrienne Brown, Damon Royster, Evan Mills, Atra Asdou, Jayson Acevedo, Riley Mondragon, Squeek Rangel, Brian Keys and... [Read More]
JR De Guzman wins Stand-Up NBC for diversity talent search for 2016-2017
Congrats to JR De Guzman, the 2016 winner of NBC’s Stand-Up diversity talent search! De Guzman, born in the Phillipines and raised in California, beat out Raanan Hershberg, Gibran Saleem, Ismael Loutfi, Candice Thompson, Jessica Keenan, Keith McGill, Rojo Perez and Daniel Webb, who all pe... [Read More]