NBCUniversal Cable Networks
Our Cable Networks segment operates a
diversified portfolio of 15 national cable networks, 15 regional sports and
news networks, more than 60 international channels, and digital media
properties consisting primarily of brand-aligned and other websites, including Fandango and iVillage.
Bravo Media presents inventive original
programming that taps into the network’s “passion groups” of food, fashion,
beauty, design and pop culture. Delivering breakout stars and ratings
juggernauts to the most upscale and educated audience in cable, the network
earned its sixth consecutive record-breaking year in 2011 in ratings and
critically acclaimed series include the Emmy Award-winning Top Chef, Emmy-nominated Inside
the Actors Studio and ever-popular Real
Housewives franchise. The network is expanding into scripted programming
with its first project expected to air in 2013. Creating
a more immersive experience for viewers beyond the television screen, the
network continues to drive the conversation through popular digital offerings
such as Bravo Now, @BravoTV and Bravo Talk Bubble.
in more than 95 million homes, Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network
since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and
the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.
is the only cable channel devoted to delivering viewers round-the-clock
scares. Chiller’s eclectic slate of adrenaline-fueled, soul-stirring
entertainment includes a broad offering of films, including feature-length
premieres every Friday, international programming (Afterlife, Apparitions),
documentary and reality shows (Fear Factor),
anthology series (Masters of Horror)
and some of the most thought-provoking and suspenseful series ever on
television (The X-Files, Tales from the Darkside,
Twin Peaks, Millennium). Chiller is currently available in 40
million homes. Chiller. Scary Good.
the destination for crime and mystery. We’re obsessed, addicted and passionate
about these genres, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. The network
boasts the best catalogue of crime and mystery programming, from original
series and contemporary scripted dramas to iconic programs and the genre’s best
movies. Cloo is available in
more than 38 million homes.
E! is television’s top
destination for all things entertainment and pop culture. E! is available to 98
million cable and satellite subscribers in the United States. E! content is
accessible on all new media platforms anytime and anywhere from online (E!
Online recently re-launched with unique features and functionality) to
broadband video, wireless, radio and video on demand. Overall, E! delivers more original programming than any other network, seven
days a week, 365 days a year. Popular
programming includes E! core franchises E! News, The Soup, Fashion
Police and Chelsea Lately as well as the network’s hit series Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Married
to Jonas. Additionally, E!’s Live
from the Red Carpet signature events
keep fans connected to their favorite stars on Hollywood’s biggest nights.
Esquire Network is a lifestyle and entertainment network featuring programming that speaks to classic and contemporary passions and interests, from fashion and style to food and drink, travel and women and relationships. Building on Esquire’s 80 years of unparalleled insight into what makes men tick, the network will debut September 23, 2013 in 75 million homes nationwide, as well as online, mobile, On Demand, Esquire TV Now (TVE) and other platforms. Esquire Network is a strategic partnership between NBCUniversal and Hearst Magazines.
G4 offers the last word on gaming, technology,
animation and interactivity for young men. The network has given today’s
digital generation a television home. The No. 1 podcasted cable network in
America, G4 is available in 62 million cable and satellite homes nationwide.
G4tv.com is a top Web destination for video game news and information. The
network’s popular original programming includes Attack of the Show!, X-Play
and American Ninja Warrior. G4 also continues to expand its live event
coverage at CES, Comic-Con, E3, Tokyo Game Show and more. G4’s Multiplex
features content on all possible digital platforms, including G4tv.com, G4
Mobile, G4 Podcasts, G4 on Demand, G4 Video Player, G4 Wii Portal and G4 PS3
is a multimedia golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, FL.
The Golf Channel cable network, co-founded by Arnold Palmer, is available in
more than 120 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite and wireless
companies. Exclusive partnerships with the world’s top tours allow Golf Channel
to feature more live golf coverage than all other networks combined, added to a
programming schedule distinguished by golf’s best news, instruction and
original programming. Golf Channel’s digital platform of businesses is led by www.GolfChannel.com, a leading golf destination on the Internet,
delivering unmatched coverage of the world of golf, as well as other services
that help the recreational player with how to play, what to play and where to
MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines,
insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than
95 million households worldwide, MSNBC offers a full schedule of live news
coverage, political opinions and award-winning documentary programming — 24
hours a day, 7 days a week.
mun2 is the leading Hispanic cable network for young millennial
adults ages 18-34. From reality to music, on-air to digital, mun2 creates
original content that resonates across a multiscreen platform. Young, vibrant
and unabashedly Latino, mun2 is distributed to more than 38 million households.
Sports Network is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports’
rich heritage of unmatched storytelling, best-in-class production and the use
of broad promotion to make big events bigger. Now in more than 79 million
homes, NBC Sports Network serves sports fans by airing coverage of the Olympic
Games and Trials as well as the National Hockey League (NHL), Major League
Soccer (MLS), IZOD Indy Car Series, Tour de France, major college football and
basketball, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown, among other events. The
network’s original programming, such as Costas
Tonight, NFL Turning Point and NBC
Sports Talk, exemplifies NBC Sports’ ability to tell stories and provide
meaningful, relevant content. The network is also home to the best outdoor
programming on television. NBC Sports Network, which prides itself on serving
sports fans across multiple platforms, is distributed via cable, satellite and telecommunications
operators throughout the United States.
Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers
relevant and engaging content to young women who like to “live out loud.”
Through a vast array of unconventional and original content, including The Glee Project, Bad Girls Club and Best Ink,
the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and
groundbreaking unscripted programming. The
Glee Project is the winner of a 2012 Gracie Award for Outstanding Reality
Show. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern
young women, wherever they are, with popular, award-winning features online
the real-time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the
iPhone and iPad.
Available in more than 50 million homes, Sprout
is the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand and
online for children ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers. The channel,
which launched in September 2005 along with its website (SproutOnline.com),
is the only channel that follows the day of a preschooler from breakfast to
bedtime with its distinctive, interactive programming and original hosted
blocks. Sprout’s video on demand offering is the No. 1 on demand service for
younger children, with more than 1 billion views. Sprout is a partnership among
NBCUniversal, PBS, Sesame Workshop and Apax Funds. Its program lineup of
gold-standard, curriculum-based preschool shows include Sesame Street, Bob
the Builder, Barney & Friends, The Wiggles, Caillou, Pajanimals, Thomas
& Friends, LazyTown and more.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based
entertainment. With year-round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster
movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic website (www.syfy.com) and a portfolio of
adjacent businesses (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a
passport to limitless possibilities. Currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy was launched
in 1992 as SCI FI Channel. Syfy. Imagine greater.
Universal Cable Productions creates innovative and critically
acclaimed original scripted and digital content across multiple media platforms
and outlets for domestic and international distribution. Universal Cable Productions
produces Covert Affairs, Fairly Legal, In Plain Sight, Psych, Royal Pains
and Suits for USA; and Defiance, Eureka and Warehouse
13 for Syfy.
Universal HD offers the best of NBCUniversal in 100 percent 1080i HD,
24/7. Programming includes premier sporting events, unedited and uninterrupted
films, and award-winning series. Universal HD is available in 55 million homes.
Sports, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia
Partners, LP, is the premier multiplatform media destination for
Olympic-related sports programming in the United States. Offering more than 1,200
hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights
to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including
swimming, track and field, gymnastics, volleyball, skiing, figure skating and
rugby. Whether on television, online or on the go with mobile and tablet
applications, Universal Sports offers a four-screen experience to fans of
global sports every day of the year.
The No. 1 network in all of
basic cable, USA Network
is seen in 115 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with
a powerful stable of originals, including Suits, Necessary Roughness,
White Collar, Royal Pains, Burn Notice, Psych,
Covert Affairs, Common Law, Fairly Legal and the recent
limited event series Political Animals. The network offers 52 weeks of
spectacular live television with WWE Monday Night Raw and is home to the
best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and
entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA
is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for social TV.
The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) are made up
of The Weather Channel television network, TWC digital properties, Weather
Underground, and WSI and Weather Central, its professional division. TWC is
based in Atlanta and is seen in more than 100 million U.S. households. TWCC
operates Weatherscan, a 24-hour all-local weather network, and The Weather
Channel Radio Network. The most popular source of weather news and information,
TWCC properties reach 60 million monthly Web consumers (weather.com and desktop) and
30 million monthly mobile users (mobile Web and applications), and TWCC offers
the second most popular mobile app on all smartphones. TWCC is owned by a
consortium made up of NBCUniversal and the private equity firms The Blackstone
Group and Bain Capital.
Fandango, the nation’s
leading moviegoer destination, sells tickets to nearly 20,000 screens across
the country. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews,
commentary, celebrity interviews and trailers, and offers the ability to
quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it and conveniently buy
tickets in advance. At many theaters, fans can print their tickets at home or
receive them as a paperless mobile ticket on their smartphones. Fandango’s
top-ranking movie ticketing apps, with 26 million downloads, are available on
the iPhone and iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and many other
platforms. Fandango is enjoyed by more than 41 million online and mobile
visitors per month.
Hulu is an online TV
service with a mission to help people find and enjoy the world’s premium
content when, where and how they want it. As we pursue this mission, we aspire
to create a service that users, advertisers and content owners unabashedly
love. Hulu was founded in 2007 and is operated by an independent team.
NBCUniversal, News Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Providence Equity
Partners and the Hulu team share in the ownership of the company.
is the largest content-driven community for women online. Every day, women come
to iVillage to connect, share advice, find life tools and engage in
conversations that matter most to them in the areas of pregnancy, parenting, health,
food, entertainment, beauty and style. Additional businesses and brand
extensions within iVillage include iVillage
UK, Dinnertool.com, Astrology.com