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NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt
NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt

“In terms of the traditional September-to-May season, we were #1 for 2013-14 and 2014-15, as you already know. And while CBS narrowly beat us with the Super Bowl this season, we would have been #1 if the game was factored out.” Bob Greenblatt

By Valerie Milano


Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 8/22/16 –

Exec de Jour’ – Bob Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment


Tagline: “More Colorful

Mission: To be # 1 Broadcast network, “committed to making television great again”

Franchise Players: The Voice, America’s Got Talent, Blindspot, Sunday Night Football, The Olympics

New Fall Series: Timeless, The Good Place, and This Is Us.


Rookie of The Year: Superstore

Multi-platform profile – Roku, Android, Amazon, iOS, NBC APP, NBC Sports APP


Hard Numbers:

Tied for #1 in adults 18-49 in entertainment programming


Launched five of the Top Ten new broadcast shows in the 18-49 demo and four of the top six new series in total viewers.

# 1 show on television America’s Got Talent (Tuesdays) up 9 % in total viewership

The Voice (# 1 reality show) brings in 29 million viewers per week.

NBC just had best year since 2007 season.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and Entertainment Critic at, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board and tour coordinator of the Television Critics Association’s press tours. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and DAP Health, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.