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NBCUniversal now ad reseller for Apple News in UK

NBCUniversal has announced an expansion of its longstanding relationship with Apple News to become the exclusive advertising reseller for Apple News and Apple Stocks in the UK. NBCUniversal has been the exclusive advertising reseller for News and Stocks in the US since 2017 and has worked with more than 500 advertisers since the launch of […]

June 20, 2022

NBCUniversal unveils 5th slate of Commercial Innovations

NBCUniversal has launched its fifth-annual slate of Commercial Innovations designed to elevate the advertising experience for marketers and consumers. On the heels of One22 and the Peacock Newfront, the 2022 slate of new ad products and formats provide marketers with unique ways to engage consumers through advertising within the metaverse, creative development studio, across social channels and […]

May 10, 2022

Bologna joins Brightline

Michael Bologna has joined data-powered CTV ad experience firm BrightLine in the new position of Chief Accelerator, it was announced today by co-founders Jacqueline Corbelli and Rob Aksman. Embedded with major media clients such as Disney, NBCU, Discovery Networks, Fox, and Seven West Media in Australia, BrightLine delivers connected TV ad experiences for 72 of […]

April 25, 2022

Beyond Rights closes LatAm deals with NBCU, Discovery

Beyond Rights has closed two pan-territory deals in Latin America – one with NBCUniversal, the other with Discovery. NBCUniversal Latin America has acquired 129 hours of true crime content, featuring the titles Confessions of a Serial Killer, Murder Made Me Famous, Fatal Vows and Inside Crime. The Discovery Latin America package totals 93 hours with […]

April 14, 2022

Peacock adds to leadership team

NBCUniversal has announced two new additions to Peacock’s executive leadership team, naming Shannon Willett as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Brian Henderson as Executive Vice President, Programming. Both newly established roles report to Peacock President Kelly Campbell.  “We are thrilled to welcome Shannon and Brian, two exceptional leaders that will play vital roles in making […]

April 6, 2022

Electric Entertainment, NBCUniversal sign The Ark deal

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production, distribution and post-production company, has announced a multi-territory deal with NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer (NBCUIN & DTC) for its SYFY US original television series The Ark. The territories include SYFY in France, Spain and Portugal and SCIFI in the Balkans and Poland. In addition, NBCUIN & DTC has also […]

April 4, 2022

Research: 32m US homes are ‘OTT service hoppers’

A Parks Associates report, Data-Based Decision Making for Video Services, finds 36 per cent of OTT subscribers, roughly 32 million US households, are ‘service hoppers’ – defined as OTT subscribers who switched between services and resubscribed to services multiple times in the previous twelve months. The report details the challenges in OTT subscriber acquisition and retention […]

April 1, 2022

Peacock on American Airlines

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, has joined the American Airlines inflight entertainment roster. Launching immediately, with a dedicated Peacock branded channel, the exclusive partnership features complimentary inflight access to the streamer’s catalogue of select Original content, with shows including Bel-Air, Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, Girls5eva and more Customers can access Peacock’s channel via seatback devices, […]

April 1, 2022

US Soccer Foundation names Telemundo as Spanish-language media partner

The US Soccer Foundation has named NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises as the organisation’s first official and exclusive Spanish-language media partner. Through this partnership, Telemundo joins the Foundation in its efforts to advance soccer as a means for helping children in underserved communities reach their full potential, including supporting the Foundation’s signature Soccer for Success youth programme, […]

March 24, 2022

NBCUniversal unveils ‘converged, data-driven future’

At One22, NBCUniversal’s second annual local-to-global developer conference, the company laid out its vision for industry interoperability and cross-platform activation with new partner integrations and enhancements and updates to the company’s One Platform technology stack. Specifically, NBCUniversal says it is fully enabling programmatic buying on streaming platform Peacock and enabling programmatic guaranteed activation of NBCUnified […]

March 22, 2022