• NBC pulls its TV shows from Apple iTunes

    No more ad-free episodes of The Office, 30 Rock, Scrubs or Friday Night Lights for $1.99 each.

    As promised, NBC (GE) removed all its content and that of its affiliates from the iTunes Store over the weekend after its contract with Apple (AAPL) expired.

    That means no shows on iTunes from Bravo, mun2, NBC, NBC News, CNBC, NBC Sports, Sci Fi, Sleuth, Telemundo or USA Network. (Some shows aired on NBC but MORE

    - Dec 3, 2007 9:04 AM ET
  • NBC vs. Apple: SNL's iPhone Sketch

    For a simple comedy sketch, the Saturday Night Live takeoff on the new "black backdrop" Apple (AAPL) iPhone ads carries an awful lot of corporate baggage.

    The bit aired Nov. 3 and the video was posted the next day on YouTube -- and enthusiastically linked to by TechCrunch.

    It's funny enough, with a clever set-up for the "pinch it" gesture. But by Sunday afternoon, NBC Universal (GE) had scrubbed the MORE

    - Nov 5, 2007 9:15 AM ET
  • NBC's Zucker: Apple Turned Dollars into Pennies

    It's been two months since Apple (AAPL) and NBC Universal (GE) broke up over video pricing on iTunes, but the wounds don't seem to have healed -- at least for Jeff Zucker.

    Variety reports today that NBC's CEO let loose on Apple in a breakfast interview with The New Yorker's Ken Auletta at Syracuse University. Zucker claims that NBC -- Apple's single largest video partner -- made only $15 million MORE

    - Oct 29, 2007 4:43 PM ET
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