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Inside the Industry: Dance and entertainment with UPeepz

Jul 13, 2020 - 5:03 PM

Advancing to the semifinals on NBC's World of Dance, UPeepz coaches Chips Beltran and Phim Villanueva tell us what it takes to impress J. Lo on the big stage

LOOK: These 7 milk tea-flavored treats are for the milk tea-obsessed

Dec 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM

From wintermelon donuts, milk tea cheesecake, and milk tea bingsu – it's 2019, and we still can't get enough of milk tea!

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'

'The Good Place' to end with season 4

Jun 08, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Forking shirt balls! Is this the bad place?

Adam Levine leaves ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

May 25, 2019 - 11:52 AM

After 8 years, 'The Voice' coach Adam Levine says goodbye to his red chair

Youtube star Lilly Singh to be first female U.S. late-night talk host in decades

Mar 16, 2019 - 9:47 AM

'I think it's a little awesome for an Indian-Canadian woman to be on a late-night show,' 30-year-old Singh says about her new NBC gig

Matt Lauer issues statement on sexual harassment allegations

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:06 PM

'There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions,' says the former 'Today' TV host and news anchor

Matt Lauer had a secret button to lock the door to his office

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:59 AM

'Variety' releases a report which includes the statements of several women accusing the TV host and news anchor of lewd and sexual acts

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 30 November 2017

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:21 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Top U.S. TV anchor Matt Lauer fired over sexual misconduct

Nov 29, 2017 - 8:36 PM

(UPDATED) NBC News says Lauer, one of television's highest-paid personalities, was fired after they received a 'detailed complaint' about 'inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace' by Lauer

FIRED. In this file photo, Matt Lauer appears on NBC's 'Today' at the NBC's TODAY Show on August 22, 2014 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP

Under fire Tillerson denies rift with Trump

Oct 04, 2017 - 10:42 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I serve at the appointment of the president and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives,' says US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 22, 2017 shows US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pauses before speaking during a briefing at the Department of State in Washington, DC. US officials on October 3, 2017 kicked out 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious acoustic attacks that have sickened US diplomats in Havana. "The decision was made due to Cuba's failure to take appropriate steps to protect our diplomats in accordance with its obligations under the Vienna Convention. This order will ensure equity in our respective diplomatic operations," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement.  / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

Trump tweets out against CNN, NBC, 'dumb as a rock' journalist

Jul 01, 2017 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Journalist Mika Brzezinski and her fiancé and co host Joe Scarborough pen a Washington Post opinion piece titled Donald Trump is not well

PERSONAL ATTACK. This file photo taken on January 6, 2012 shows (L-R) Host Joe Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski speaking onstage during the 'Morning Joe' panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California.  File photo by Frederick M. Brown/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

Aquino's DAP defense leaves Abad to be indicted

May 12, 2017 - 8:04 PM

While Congress could appropriate it would have nothing more to do during the budget execution stage The determination of the availability of savings is the technical province of the DBM Aquino says in his comment to the Ombudsman

Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino and his former Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad. File photo from Malacañang

Accountability over DAP: What's happening with the probe?

Apr 24, 2017 - 1:01 PM

We have not seen the end of this Budget Secretary Diokno says

Putin himself involved in U.S. election hack – report

Dec 15, 2016 - 9:57 AM

UPDATED US intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part of a vendetta against Hillary Clinton NBC News reports

In this file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles during a meeting with representatives of business community at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, on February 3, 2016. Sergei Karpukhin/Pool/AFP

US show on Filipina mail-order bride cancelled after backlash

Oct 01, 2016 - 2:49 PM

The show ‘Mail Order Family ’ is about a widowed father who orders a Filipina mail order bride to raise his children

Trump says Putin is 'far more' of a leader than Obama

Sep 08, 2016 - 11:43 AM

Vladimir Putin is very much of a leader Donald Trump says in a televised interview where he and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton are separately grilled over their national security and military credentials

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks while accepting the Conservative Party of New York State's nomination for president on September 7, 2016 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

PLDT's investment arm pours $10M into Phunware partnership

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:25 PM

US based mobile app developer Phunware s list of top tier customers includes CBS Interactive NBC Sports Dignity Health GameStop Mandarin Oriental and WWE

NEW PARTNERSHIP. The new joint venture "will enable PLDT’s subsidiary, ePLDT, to market and exclusively distribute Phunware’s targeted mobile and multiscreen solutions in Southeast Asia"

No Muslim should be US president: Carson

Sep 21, 2015 - 8:04 AM

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson says no Muslim should be president of the United States adding a new twist to a controversy roiling the party s White House nominating race

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

Donald Trump becomes sole owner of Miss Universe

Sep 12, 2015 - 12:36 PM

Donald announces he purchased NBC s share of the pageant

NBC, Televisa latest to dump Donald Trump over Mexican immigrant comments

Jun 30, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Miss USA and Miss Universe will not air on NBC and Donald will not appear on The Apprentice

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up documents from a recent poll that show him running in second place among Republican candidates as he speaks at a meeting of the City Club of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 29 June 2015. Trump told a crowd of about 350 business and civic leaders that he is the one to make America strong and great again. The club reported it had request for up to 5,000 tickets to the event. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Charleston shooting suspect confesses

Jun 19, 2015 - 11:01 PM

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says she believes Roof should face the death penalty

Marvin Sonsona returns with majority decision win

Jun 07, 2015 - 9:42 AM

Marvin Sonsona wins a hard fought decision over American Johnathan Arrellano in his first fight in a year

DISTANCE FIGHT. Former 115-pound champion Marvin Sonsona won his sixth fight in a row. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

Bill Clinton will keep giving speeches to 'pay our bills'

May 04, 2015 - 11:07 PM

He insists he would maintain a schedule of speaking events several of which reportedly paid him 500 000 a pop despite amassing a fortune in the 14 years since leaving the White House

TRIBUTE. Clinton mourns lives lost on #MH17, praises progress made on HIV. Photo from the International AIDS Society.

NBC changes account of reporter's kidnapping in Syria

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:20 AM

Chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel blamed an elaborate ruse by kidnappers to convince Engel and his 5 colleagues that they had been seized by Shiite militia loyal to Assad

PNP-SAF video, Espina turns emotional, nurse MERS-positive | The wRap

Feb 11, 2015 - 7:26 PM

Police confirm: man shot in an execution video was one of the SAF 44 Acting police chief Espina hits the MILF for the brutal execution of some police commandos And a Filipina nurse tests positive for the MERS Coronavirus

NBC News suspends Brian Williams for 6 months

Feb 11, 2015 - 9:08 AM

UPDATED NBC CEO Steve Burke: His actions are inexcusable and this suspension is severe and appropriate

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams exits the Memorial Service for the long time CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York, USA, 09 September, 2009. EPA/PETER FOLEY

Embattled Brian Williams takes himself off air

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:30 AM

UPDATED Williams: It has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news due to my actions

LEAVING? Embattled NBC News anchor Brian Williams, seen here moderating a 2012 presidential debate, temporarily leaves his nightly broadcast over questions on his credibility. Brian Blanco/File/EPA

Aquino accepts Purisima resignation, Mar on Purisima, TransAsia hero | The wRap

Feb 05, 2015 - 11:27 PM

President Aquino accepts the resignation of police chief Alan Purisima Mar Roxas denies asking President Aquino to fire Purisima And experts call the pilot of the Taiwanese plane a hero

British spy agency tapped journalists' emails – report

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:02 AM

The emails were among 70 000 gathered in less than 10 minutes in 2008 by the spy agency

The offices of the Guardian newspaper in London, England, 20 August 2013. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

NBC, Netflix pull Cosby shows amid sex assault claims

Nov 20, 2014 - 7:18 AM

The double setback comes after a lawyer for the 77 year old Cosby dismissed the claims of a string of attacks made by several women as decade old discredited allegations

UNDER FIRE. The comedian is in the news after claims of sex abuse surfaced. File photo by Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

Obama to outline ISIS strategy in speech Sept 10

Sep 07, 2014 - 10:46 PM

Obama: This is not the equivalent of the Iraq war What this is is similar to the kinds of counterterrorism campaigns that we ve been engaging in consistently over the last five six seven years

US President Barack Obama (R) speaks during an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd (L) at the White House, 6 September 2014. The interview aired 7 September 2014 on NBC's Meet The Press. Image courtesy Meet The Press/NBC News

Snowden should 'man up', face justice in US: Kerry

May 28, 2014 - 10:16 PM

If Mr Snowden wants to come back to the United States today we ll have him on a flight today Kerry tells NBC

Michelle Obama pops up on 'Parks and Recreation'

Apr 26, 2014 - 11:01 PM

The hit NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation features US First Lady Michelle Obama

SITCOM. US First Lady Michelle Obama joined the set of NBC hit television show 'Parks and Recreation' together with Amy Phoeler. File photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Steenkamp's mother says Pistorius didn't look her in the eye

Mar 05, 2014 - 12:02 PM

Speaking to the American channel NBC Steenkamp said Pistorius never made eye contact with her on the first day of his trial for murdering her daughter

IN COURT.  South African amputee Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives inside the High Court in Pretoria on March 3, 2014 for the opening day of his murder trial, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Themba Hadebe/AFP/Pool

More than 11.4M catch Fallon's 'Tonight Show' debut

Feb 19, 2014 - 12:35 PM

Jimmy Fallon takes over Jay Leno s slot raking in millions of viewers

PREMIERE. Jimmy Fallon during "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on February 17, 2014 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Jewelmer 2013 Gala

Oct 16, 2013 - 1:36 PM

South sea pearls took center stage at the annual fashion gala

GALLEON OF PEARLS. Marina Benipayo wears the night's showstopper. All photos by Jory Rivera

Iran 'never' to seek nuclear weapon – Rowhani

Sep 19, 2013 - 9:31 AM

In a US television interview days before he travels to New York for the UN General Assembly Rowhani praised US President Barack Obama for taking a positive approach toward Tehran in a letter

NO NUKES. Iranian President Hassan Rowhani tells NBC News in an interview aired September 18, 2013, that they will never seek nuclear weapons. Here, Rowhani speaks during the interview with anchor Ann Curry. Framegrab courtesy NBC News

Republicans blast TV networks for Hillary shows

Aug 07, 2013 - 6:24 PM

GOP committee urges CNN and NBC to abandon film projects on former secretary of state

FRONT RUNNER. Mrs. Clinton has not yet made an announcement

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

Gillian Anderson: From 'X-Files' to 'Hannibal'

Jun 17, 2013 - 11:00 AM

‘The X Files’ star on how sweet it is to be on ‘Hannibal’s’ casting menu plus the most crucial role of her life and more

DOCTOR DOCTOR, GIVE ME THE NEWS. Gillian Anderson is a radiant addition as a psychiatrist in the dark TV series ‘Hannibal.’ All photos from AXN Asia and the ‘Hannibal’ Facebook fan page

Sacked news anchor gains fame

Apr 26, 2013 - 7:05 PM

AJ Clemente news anchor fired for cursing on air is now famous

F FOR FAME. Canned news anchor AJ Clemente is back on air as a guest in 'Late Show with David Letterman.' Screen grab from www.youtube.com/CBS

News anchor curses on air, gets the boot

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:28 PM

A first time news anchor is fired for uttering profanity on air

THE F WORD. Rookie reporter AJ Clemente gets fired for uttering profanity on air. Screen grab from www.youtube.com/mkrogen

Leno to bow out on US 'Tonight' show

Apr 04, 2013 - 7:44 AM

Jay Leno s relations with NBC have been strained as he made a series of gags about the network s poor ratings and his bosses

Support service for Twitter, Tumblr hacked

Feb 22, 2013 - 1:34 PM

Hackers breached the security on ZenDesk s support system prompting Pinterest Tumblr and Twitter to warn its users

ZENDESK HACK. Pinterest, Tumblr, and Twitter on alert after ZenDesk breach.

Obama says Newtown shooting worst day as president

Dec 31, 2012 - 12:01 AM

The question becomes whether we are actually shook up enough by what happened here that it does not just become another one of these routine episodes where it gets a lot of attention and then it drifts away

US President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with NBC News' David Gregory aired December 30, 2012. Frame grab courtesy NBC News

US journalist Engel freed after Syria kidnapping: TV

Dec 18, 2012 - 6:37 PM

NBC confirms US television journalist Richard Engel has been freed