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NBC Universal unveils its new broadband comedy channel DotComedy.com

NBC was the first network to officially reveal its 2006 – 07 prime time lineup. NBC will be introducing six new series this fall along with Sunday Night Football. NBC Universal is also launching a broadband comedy channel called DotComedy.com which will feature some of NBC’s comedies and content from its late night lineup. This will include The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the first ten years of David Letterman’s Late Night Show. DotComedy will also offer other entertainment including episodes of The Office, Last Comic Standing, Dream On, Leave it to Beaver and The Munsters. It will also feature content produced exclusively for DotComedy.com.

DotComedy is just one of NBC’s initiatives aimed at effectively getting its content out the different demographics and increasing viewership. This launch is part of the TV 360 initiative which will offer Web tie-in and extras for several of NBC’s new shows. NBC will also be launching its FirstLook.com franchise for each of its online properties: NBCFirstLook.com, SciFiFirstLook.com, BraveFirstLook.com, USAFirstLook.com. Each site will premiere up to four complete episodes of their respective network’s series before they appear on the broadcast or cable networks.


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Could be interesting...
By killerroach on 5/16/06, Rating: 0
RE: Could be interesting...
By TomZ on 5/17/2006 8:49:57 AM , Rating: 2
Nah, not too late. This stuff is just in its infancy.


RE: Could be interesting...
By Pythias on 5/17/2006 12:13:58 PM , Rating: 2
Agreed. Unfortunately, We'll probably all be dead by the time convergence is truly upon us. :(


RE: Could be interesting...
By IMPoor on 5/17/2006 1:37:53 PM , Rating: 2
Technology is fast paced. We will see good quality broadband video soon (within a coupole years at most). Almost every broadcasting company is implimenting it so it only a matter of time. My only worry is that they will start charging for it. If I want to watch the first season of "The Office" why would NBC give it to me for free when they can make me buy a DVD.


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