NBCUniversal — one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies. Continually bringing new television, movie and theme park experiences to a global audience.
NBCUniversal Cable Networks
NBCUniversal Cable networks engage a wide variety of audiences on multiple platforms. From drama and comedy, to unscripted series, from the latest in news and sports, to fashion and kids, our cable networks and digital media properties offer viewers and advertisers unsurpassed value and interest.
Our Cable Networks segment operates a diversified portfolio of 16 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. Our popular cable networks include Bravo Media, consistently the fastest growing ad-supported cable entertainment network; Sprout, the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV; and USA Network, the number 1 network in all of basic cable. Among the diverse digital media properties of NBCUniversal are Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination; and Hulu with hit television shows, clips and movies from more than 230 top content companies.
NBCUniversal Broadcast Television
Our Broadcast Television segment operates the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, which together serve audiences and advertisers in all 50 states, including the largest U.S. metropolitan areas.
Founded in 1926, NBC is the nation’s first national broadcast network. Today, the NBC television network gives viewers a combination of NBC’s national programming and the local programming of more than 200 affiliated stations. Through its extensive network, Spanish-language broadcast network Telemundo reaches U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates. Telemundo is the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide and syndicates content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages. NBC News has long been a trusted source of global news and information for American audiences, while NBC Sports Group continues to deliver some of the most-watched events on television, including the top-rated NBC Sunday Night Football and decades of Olympic Games. Comcast and NBC are bringing these broadcasts to more audiences on devices in and out of the home.
Filmed Entertainment consists of the operations of Universal Pictures and Focus Features which produce, acquire, market and distribute filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms.
Universal Pictures and Focus Features create and distribute filmed entertainment for a growing global marketplace. Since pioneering the motion picture business more than a century ago, Universal has become known for its diverse slate of hits, including classics such as Jaws, E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park and Les Miserables; offbeat comedies like Bridesmaids and Ted; and popular franchises such as Back to the Future, Despicable Me, and The Fast and the Furious. Focus Features makes original, daring films such as Brokeback Mountain, Lost in Translation, Moonrise Kingdom, Dallas Buyers Club and the Theory of Everything. Universal and Focus distribute their pictures internationally through theaters, and in homes through DVDs and digital media platforms, TV and on demand.
Parks & Resorts
Universal Parks and Resorts has created some of the world’s most popular entertainment vacation destinations. Each year, millions of guests visit Universal’s theme parks in Florida, California, Singapore and Japan to experience thrilling, world-famous attractions.
NBCUniversal wholly owns Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, and has license and operating agreements with Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Singapore. At Universal Studios Hollywood, "The Entertainment Capital of L.A," guests can experience the world-famous Studio Tour and go behind the scenes to explore real film sets of Hollywood movies. Popular attractions include the new “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and classics such as “King Kong 360 3D.” And, coming Summer 2015, hold on tight for the Studio Tour’s all-new grand finale, “Fast & Furious–Supercharged!” On the East Coast, Universal Orlando has reached new heights with "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter," while new audiences on the other side of the world are experiencing the best of Universal's theme parks at Universal Studios Singapore and Universal Studios Japan. In addition, development of a world-class Universal Theme Park in Beijing has been approved by the Chinese central government.