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'Providence' and Harry Connick Jr. may return

LOS ANGELES -- NBC may spare "Providence" from oblivion. Jeff Zucker, NBC's entertainment president, said he's reconsidering his decision in October to cancel the drama after four years...

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NBC names Kevin Reilly as entertainment president

...deputy in the NBC entertainment department, was appointed head of the division on Monday. Reilly will still report to Jeff Zucker, who was recently promoted to president of the NBC entertainment, news and cable group. Zucker will be relocating...

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NBC sticking with 'Joey' despite slide in ratings

...despite modest ratings. "We knew we were going to be in for a tough year this year in the post-'Friends' era," Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal Television Group president, said Friday. "It turned out to be tougher than we expected." NBC is...

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NBC's executive: We're partly to blame for viewers fleeing

...season partly because "some of the programming just sucked," NBC's entertainment chief said on Tuesday. NBC's Jeff Zucker, who has already canned two high-profile new series, said while networks question some of Nielsen Media Research's...

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Conan O'Brien to host Emmy Awards

...think it's Conan's turn to be seen by the biggest audience that will ever" see him, NBC Entertainment president Jeff Zucker said of the "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" host. "Jay was thrilled with that," Zucker added. The network gave...

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NBC takes bold approach to drama with 'Kingpin'

...Sunday, Feb. 2, through Tuesday, Feb. 18. The series has been heavily promoted. And NBC Entertainment President Jeff Zucker even deemed "Kingpin" to be Shakespearean in its depth. "I don't think it'll be all that," David Mills, the...

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Jimmy Fallon signs off from 'Saturday Night Live'

...was no surprise to NBC executives. "He had made it clear that he wanted to move on and we wish him all the best," Jeff Zucker, president of the NBC Universal Television Group, said Monday. "SNL" gave Fallon a fond send-off, with a long...

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NBC's Lynch movie will focus on Iraqi rescuer

...will focus less on her and more on the experience of her Army unit and her rescuers, NBC Entertainment President Jeff Zucker said Thursday. "It's really a story of mistakes that were made, and action and adventure," Zucker said. "Quite...

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Can NBC pull out of its slump?

...demographic it considers most important, fourth place is a virtual certainty. These days NBC Universal Television chief Jeff Zucker is feeling a kinship to Joe Torre of the New York Yankees, another manager not accustomed to fourth place. "That's...

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NBC holds onto old hits for dear life

...without a proven hit to fill the breach. Managing to squeeze a little more "Friends" out of the toothpaste tube - Jeff Zucker regards this as his proudest achievement in his three years as head of NBC Entertainment (or so he told The New York...

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