Parks and Rec's Vision of 2017 Is Full of Holoscreens and Drones

The year 2017: where everyone is two years older, skies are filled with drones, and Leslie Knope is President. Ok, maybe not that last one. But in season 7 of NBC's Parks and Recreation we'll know all the goings on of our favorite characters in the year 2017. » 12/17/14 11:50am 12/17/14 11:50am

NBC Will Stream Network Shows Online As They Air

Not home in time for SNL? Doesn't mean you can't still watch it live. NBC is going to start streaming its broadcast network shows online, live and in real-time, as long as you have a cable subscription. » 12/16/14 10:40am 12/16/14 10:40am

Watch Charles and Ray Eames Debut Their Most Famous Chair On TV In 1956

Charles and Ray Eames were the archetypal design power couple, who each brought their own distinct kind of creative genius to the personal and professional partnership. When they visited NBC's daytime Home show in 1956 to debut their (now-iconic) eponymous lounge, Charles introduced themselves thusly: "Ray is a… » 8/18/14 4:45pm 8/18/14 4:45pm

The Saga of NiceBooby.Net and NBC's Hilarious Shadow-URL Empire

Maybe one night, as you scuttled darkly across the fringes of the internet, you came across a site like CocoaJuggs.net. Or LuvInaBarnyard.org. Maybe even PrisonMate.net. But when you clicked, you were met not with the lurid promises of the URL, but rather by the smiling faces of SNL cast members. Had you discovered a… » 3/14/14 11:02am 3/14/14 11:02am

Every 2014 Olympic Event Will Stream Online, For a Price

Good news: Each and every 2014 Olympic event will be streaming online, legally, through NBC's official 2014 Olympics website and mobile apps. Bad news: You need cable. » 1/20/14 10:55am 1/20/14 10:55am

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R) were on Meet the Press this morning with explosive allegations: Edward Snowden may have been working with Russian spy agencies before leaving the US with about 1.7 million documents that revealed NSA surveillance tactics. The only catch? They presented no real evidence » 1/19/14 3:24pm 1/19/14 3:24pm

Would You Be on a Reality TV Show That Sends You to Space?

It's everyone's fantasy to get strapped to a giant rocket and blasted into the heavens. Right? Well, except for the space sickness, the difficult-to-operate space toilet, the inevitable contingency that your trip could turn out like the movie Gravity. » 10/04/13 1:20pm 10/04/13 1:20pm

Watch Tim Cook in His First TV Interview Since Becoming Apple CEO

It's been about a year since Tim Cook took the helm at Apple, and he has apparently decided now is a good time to start talking to people. Brian Williams got first dibs, interviewing Cook earlier tonight on NBC's Rock Center. » 12/06/12 11:33pm 12/06/12 11:33pm

Hackers Replace NBC Sites With Smörgåsbord of Hacker Cliches (Updated)

Those in search of SNL and 30 Rock clips over at NBC's videos page have been met with something quite different: a hacked page of weirdness with a surprisingly catchy soundtrack. It's most prominent website hack we've seen in a while, and also one of the least coherent. » 11/04/12 12:33pm 11/04/12 12:33pm

How US Troops Abroad Got Screwed Out of Olympics Coverage

Our men and women in uniform got the total shaft on Olympics coverage this year. Like everyone else, active duty members of the armed forces and other agencies overseas have had to watch NBC's infuriating tape-delayed broadcasts. Even if they're on bases in Europe where they could otherwise watch the events live on… » 8/08/12 2:40pm 8/08/12 2:40pm

Censored NBC-Slamming Journalist Guy Adams Is Back On Twitter (Updated)

Guy Adams—the journalist banned by Twitter after slamming NBC's Olympics coverage again and again—is back in the game. His Twitter account has been activated again, as this image shows. » 7/31/12 1:46pm 7/31/12 1:46pm

This Is What NBC's Crappy Olympics Streaming Has Reduced Us To

We can stream just about every minute of every event of this year's Olympics. The future! So why does it feel so much like a step backward? » 7/30/12 10:40am 7/30/12 10:40am

NBC Olympics Live Extra Lets You Watch Every Second of the 2012 Summer…

The 2012 Summer Olympics are just around the corner and chances are you'll be at work while many of the events are going on live. And nobody likes watching sports that aren't live, right?. That's why NBC just released their official app for the games, which will give you access to every second of every event. » 7/12/12 12:00pm 7/12/12 12:00pm

Jay Leno Stole a Guy's YouTube Video and Then Got It Banned

A few years ago, Jay Leno played a YouTube clip made by Brian Kamerer and his friends on his show. He didn't credit the Kamerer, but whatever, he was on NBC! Awesome! Except that some time since then, he says in an open letter on Splitsider, YouTube took the down the video because it was violating NBC's copyright.… » 5/24/12 4:50pm 5/24/12 4:50pm

NBC's "Free" Olympics Livestream Is Misleading and a Bummer

The ad for the NBC Olympics Live Extra service is so awesome it turns me on. 3500 live hours of sports online or on my tablet or smartphone? Incredible! But like a clever temptress, NBC neglects to mention one thing: Unlike primetime NBC, NBC Olympics Live Extra isn't free. » 5/02/12 10:54am 5/02/12 10:54am

Movie Studios Caught Pirating Movies

The same copyright barons pushing SOPA, the awful internet, are enormous hypocrites, TorrentFreak reports. They want the law as a means of stopping online piracy—but maybe they should start with their own employees. » 12/13/11 4:00pm 12/13/11 4:00pm

WSJ: Sony Gunning for Cable-TV with IPTV

After Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringe announced last week that the electronics giant was going to build "a different kind of TV set," it's not that big of a surprise that the companies working on something. Okay, it's sort of a surprise. Let's just hope Sony can pull this off. » 11/15/11 9:40pm 11/15/11 9:40pm

Facebook Is Eyeing Hulu and (Maybe) Netflix Integration Says the NY Post

You can already rent movies on Facebook. Now, according to the New York Post, Mark Zuckerberg will be showing off his plan for bringing Hulu and possibly even Netflix into the fold at the upcoming F8 conference. » 9/17/11 11:40am 9/17/11 11:40am

Now You Can View Full TBS and TNT Series on iPad for Free

First NBC released a iPad app that allows you to view full episodes for free. Just download it now and start watching. Nothing special required. I love free stuff. » 9/12/11 2:18pm 9/12/11 2:18pm

NBC's iPad App Gives You One Less Reason to Use Hulu Plus

If you're anything like me, you kind of hate yourself for not getting into Community sooner. NBC's just given you a way to catch up by making their iPad app and the most recent episodes free. » 9/10/11 12:20pm 9/10/11 12:20pm