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NBCUniversal Launching New Streaming Service in 2020

7 monthes ago   |   By TV Line

NBCUniversal is getting into the streaming game with a new service expected to launch in early 2020, TVLine's sister site Deadline reports, noting that the company will also retain its 30 percent stake in Hulu. Access to the ad-supported service will reportedly be free for those viewers who already pay for cable, while those without...
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Mark Lazarus, Jeff Shell and Bonnie Hammer Get New Roles at NBCU as Company Preps Streaming Service

7 monthes ago   |   By The Wrap

A trio of NBCUniversal executives are set to get expanded roles at NBCUniversal, as the company preps to launch its own streaming service.
Mark Lazarus and Jeff Shell will see their roles expanded, while longtime cable chief Bonnie Hammer will shift over to head up NBCU's streaming operations.
Lazarus, who has run NBC's sports operations since 2011, will assume Hammer's cable duties and get the new title of chairman, NBCUniversal Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News. Shell, currently chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, will expand his duties and become chairman of NBCUniversal...
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NBCUniversal Entering The Streaming Wars With 2020 Launch Of Bonnie Hammer-Run Service; Mark Lazarus, Jeff Schell Also Get Major Promotions

7 monthes ago   |   By Deadline

NBCUniversal will enter the streaming wars with an ad-supported service launching in early 2020 that will be run by longtime cable chief Bonnie Hammer. As part of the announcement, Mark Lazarus and Jeff Schell also are getting significant promotions.
Lazarus is adding oversight of the cable entertainment portfolio, NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, while Schell will add NBCEntertainment, International and Telemundo to his plate.
The ad-supported service will be available at no...
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