Stephen B. Burke
CEO & President
Brian L. Roberts
Principal Executive Officer
Michael J. Cavanagh
Principal Financial Officer & Director
NBC was founded in the year 1939. The company has been operational for almost 80 years now. The company was initially founded by the Radio Corporation of America or commonly known as RCA, in the year 1926. NBC is one of the oldest major broadcast networks in the USA. During that time, the parent company of RCA was General Electric or commonly known as GE. Due to anti-trust charges, GE had to sell both the companies, in the year 1930. The NBC TV channel was aired for the first time in the year 1939. Then in the year 1986, after so many years, the control of NBC was passed back again to General Electric, as GE purchased RCA for about $6.4 billion. At that time, the CEO of NBC was Bob Wright, and he remained in the company, as of the year 2007.
Then in the year 2003, Vivendi amalgamated with GE, and therefore NBC Universal was created. Comcast had a controlling share in GE, and by the year 2013, the rest of GE’s stake was taken over by Comcast. The CEO of NBC Universal during that time was Steve Burke. After the acquisition by Comcast, the company started churning out various kinds of TV shows of all types of genres, including The Blacklist, Hannibal, Chicago PD, Grimm, etcetera. NBC also aired the 2014 Winter Olympics as well. The 2015 - 2016 season was also successful for the company as well, with various other new shows like Blindspot and Superstore. As o the year 2017, the company also launched a new show named The Good Place. The headquarters of the company is based in 2200 Fletcher Avenue. The name of the place is Fort Lee, while the name of the state is New Jersey, USA. The pin code of the area is 07024.
NBC is an American broadcasting company that focuses on airing various kinds of news and TV shows, to its viewers. The channel airs at a resolution of 1080i. As of the current date, the chairman of the company is Bob Greenblatt. The company is currently a subsidiary of Comcast. It has thirteen stations of its own and also another 200 franchise stations as well. The company also airs its channel in Mexico and Canada, along with countries like Germany and South Korea. The current number of employees working at the company is more than 70,000.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing viewers to enjoy various kinds of media and entertainment content in the form of news, information, TV shows, reality shows, etcetera, developed and distributed by the company itself.
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