Dateline NBC, or simply Dateline, is a weekly American television reality legal show/newsmagazine series that is broadcast on NBC. It was previously the network's flagship newsmagazine, but now focuses mainly on true crime stories with only occasional editions that focus on other topics. The program airs Fridays at 10 p.m. Eastern Time and, after NFL football season, on Sundays at 7 p.m. ET. Two-hour feature-length editions sometimes air on any given scheduled evening, often to fill holes in the primetime schedule on the program's respective nights due to program cancellations.
NBC Nightly News is the flagship daily evening television news program for NBC News, the news division of the NBC television network in the United States, and is the #1-rated newscast in America. NBC Nightly News is produced from Studio 3B at NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City. Since 2015, the broadcast has been anchored by Lester Holt on weeknights, José Díaz-Balart on Saturday and Kate Snow on Sunday. On weeknights, it is broadcast live over most NBC stations from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Eastern and occasionally updated for Pacific Time Zone viewers in a "Western Edition". Its current theme music was composed by John Williams.
NBC Sunday Showcase was a series of hour-long specials telecast in color on NBC during the 1959-60 season. The flexible anthology format varied weekly from comedies and science fiction to musicals and historical dramas. The recent introduction of videotape made repeats possible, and two 1959 dramas had repeats in 1960. On the heels of his Broadway hits The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees, Richard Adler composed the opening Sunday Showcase theme music, titled "Sunday Drive".
NBC Nightside is an American overnight television news program on NBC, that aired from 1991 to 1998. The program was produced in three half-hour segments. It usually aired live seven nights a week from 1:00-2:30 a.m. Eastern Time, which was then rebroadcast on a looped feed until 4:30 or 5 a.m. local time, depending on the individual affiliate.
NBC Daytime was the daytime programming block of NBC. It historically featured a large number of soap operas and game shows. Its main competitors were CBS Daytime and ABC Daytime. Game shows were discontinued from NBC Daytime's lineup in 1994 and soap operas were largely dropped in the 1980s and the 1990s. By the 2000s, NBC Daytime had been reduced to only two shows: Days of our Lives and Passions. Passions was cancelled in 2007, resulting in the immediate discontinuation of the NBC Daytime branding. As such, NBC no longer has a daytime programming block, but the network continues to air Days of our Lives. The former official website of NBC Daytime now redirects to the NBC website for Days of our Lives.
NBC SportsTalk is a daily sports talk show on NBC Sports Network named after the various talk sites on the NBCSports.com. The show is the flagship show for the network since the name change to NBC Sports Network on January 2. The show launched on September 8, 2011
NBC News at Sunrise is an American early morning television news program that aired on NBC from 1983 to 1999. The program featured the top news headlines of the morning, sports and weather reports, and business segments. Many of the program's anchors also appeared on NBC's morning news program Today.
NBC Children's Theatre is an American television anthology series airing from 1963 to 1973. Its stories were primarily drawn from classical and contemporary children's literature.
The NBC Mystery Movie is the general name of an American television series, produced by Universal Studios, that was broadcast by NBC from 1971-77. At times, it was divided into several versions that were broadcast concurrently during different nights of the week and were entitled The NBC Sunday Mystery Movie and The NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie. Mystery Movie was a "wheel show", or "umbrella program". That is, it rotated several programs within the same time period throughout the season. For its initial 1971-72 season, it featured a rotation of three detective dramas that were broadcast on Wednesday nights for 90 minutes, from 8:30-10:00 p.m. in the Eastern Time Zone.
The MLS on NBC is the branding used for NBC and NBC Sports Network's telecasts of Major League Soccer games.
The NBC Monday Movie was a television anthology series of films scheduled every Monday night from 1963 to 1999 on NBC. It was referred to as NBC Monday Night at the Movies prior to the mid-1980s. The show moved to Wednesday nights in 1964 as NBC Wednesday Night at the Movies, and in 1965, the program moved to Tuesdays, under the title The NBC Tuesday Night Movie. The name would henceforth change depending on what night of the week the program was telecast. By 1968, there was once again a weekly NBC Monday Night Movie on the air.
The NHL on NBC is the branding used for NBC and NBC Sports Network's telecasts of National Hockey League games. While NBC has covered the league at various points in its history, the NHL returned to NBC from ABC beginning in 2006. Its current contract with the league runs until the year 2021. As of 2012, NBC's coverage includes: the annual NHL Winter Classic, an outdoor game usually played on New Year's Day; one national weekly regular season game each Sunday afternoon following the New Year; one week of regionally televised contests in February for Hockey Weekend Across America; coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs; and one nationally televised game the day following Thanksgiving. NBC Sports Network's coverage includes 90 regular season games, mostly on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, throughout the NHL season, and shared coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with select playoff games also airing on CNBC.
NBA on NBC is the former weekly presentation of National Basketball Association games on the National Broadcasting Company television network from 1955 to 1962, and again from 1990 to 2002. The NBA on NBC succeeded the NBA on CBS. During NBC's partnership with the NBA in the 1990s, the league rose to unprecedented popularity for the sport, with ratings surpassing the days of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in the mid-eighties.
The NBC Comedy Hour was a comedy show that ran on NBC in the first half of 1956, intended to be a replacement for The Colgate Comedy Hour. Leo Durocher hosted the show in January, and Gale Storm from February until April 8; from April 22 on, hosts were called in per episode. Comic Jonathan Winters was a more frequent face than any of the hosts; he appeared in 17 of the 18 episodes. Stan Freberg was also a guest 6 times. A group of acting chimpanzees named The Marquee Chimps performed parodies of movies in 3 episodes. The show was a critical and ratings failure: Variety stated "A more poorly conceived, routined and paced outing would be difficult to imagine." It was cancelled in June, having already been pre-empted 4 times in 5 months. It was succeeded by The Steve Allen Show, whose reputation became a marked contrast to that of The NBC Comedy Hour.