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  1. NBC

    The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcasting television network and radio network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's Rockefeller Center with additional major offices near Los Angeles and in Chicago. NBC is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", due to its stylized peacock logo, created originally for its color broadcasts. Formed in 1926 by the Radio Corporation of America, NBC is the oldest major broadcast network in the United States. In 1986, control of NBC passed to General Electric, with GE's $6.4 billion purchase of RCA. GE had previously owned RCA and NBC until 1930, when it had been forced to sell the company as a result of antitrust charges. After the 1986 acquisition, the chief executive of NBC was Bob Wright, until he retired, giving his job to Jeff Zucker. The network is currently part of the media company NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast, formerly in a joint venture with General Electric from 2011-2013. As a result of the merger, Zucker left NBC and was replaced by Comcast executive Steve Burke. NBC has 10 owned-and-operated stations and nearly 200 affiliates in the United States and other places. Archival footage from a majority of the NBC owned-and-operated stations is available for perusal and purchase through the NBCUniversal Archives. NBC broadcasts the film industry's second most important award ceremony, The Golden Globe Awards.

Anagrams for NBC »

  1. BCN

  2. BNC

  3. CBN

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NBC in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NBC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Thompson:

    As NBC's weekend anchor, Lester Holt is kind of like Williams' vice president, so he'd be the default choice.

  2. Brian Abrams:

    His story is larger than what happened within one comedy writers' room, or one NBC soundstage, you're looking at a moment in time when comedy changed.

  3. Premier League:

    NBC Sports has done a fantastic job broadcasting the Barclays Premier League for the last two seasons and we are extremely pleased that they have invested in our U.S. rights.

  4. Brian Williams:

    I'm sorry. I said thing that weren't true. I let down my NBC colleagues and our viewers and I'm determined to earn back their trust, i am grateful for the chance to return to covering the news.

  5. Donald Trump:

    In all fairness, I don't want it to sound trivial, NBC renewed 'The Apprentice,' because we had a great season last season. And they would love me not to be doing this, I will tell you right now.

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