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NBC streaming service to be called 'Peacock'

Sep 18, 2019 - 3:37 PM

Launching in April 2020, NBCUniversal's upcoming 'Peacock' platform will include a new 'Battlestar Galactica' series and all seasons of 'Parks and Recreation' and 'The Office'

WME|IMG buys Miss Universe Organization from Donald Trump

Sep 14, 2015 - 11:47 PM

The acquisition includes the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants

Pageants: It's a man's world, too!

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:31 PM

In 2012 two Filipino male representatives got noticed by the worldwide audience

RAINING MEN. June Macasaet (middle) with the Manhunt International 2012 runners up. Image from designer Jian Lasala's Facebook page

Big 4: The 'Olympics of beauty'

Aug 05, 2013 - 6:00 PM

What you need to know about the Big 4 beauty pageants

NEXT STEP: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. Binibining Pilipinas winners (from left to right) Mutya Datul, Bea Rose Santiago, Ariella Arida, Joanna Cindy Miranda and Pia Wurtzbach. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Classic TV shows become digital comics

Jul 02, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Some classic television shows are coming back as digital comics

NOSTALGIA BLAST. Some popular classic TV shows are coming back with the help of NBC and Lion Forge Comics. Screen shot from the Lion Forge Comics site

NBC: Olympics most-watched US TV event ever

Aug 15, 2012 - 8:42 AM

With 219 4 million American viewers on NBCUniversal networks it set the record as the most watched event in US television history surpassing the 2008 Beijing Olympics 215 million