Additional news content providers, including Telemundo, are said to launch at a later date.
The NFL ended months of anticipation when it announced news broadcast and cable distribution deals that cover television rights to its football games.
Comcast’s streaming service Peacock on Tuesday added NBC’s streaming digital network LX, a lifestyle channel featuring long-form content.
The chief executive of NBC Universal took aim at defunct streaming rival Quibi, noting that his own company’s service Peacock has “stuff people want to watch.”
Susan Rovner will oversee broadcast, cable and streaming television content across Comcast’s portfolio of media properties.
Comcast is expected to pull the NBC app and several local NBC and Telemundo station apps later this week.
Comcast has halted plans to launch a new global news channel co-branded with its NBC News and Sky satellite properties, according to a source.
Workers at NBC-owned local stations are receiving pink slips as part of a broader corporate restructuring at NBC properties.
Netflix has earned more than 160 Emmy nominations, more than any other network or service, according to a press release.
Not a bad first week for an app that’s still not available on Roku or Amazon Fire TV devices.