September 01, 2016 1:35 AM ET


Company Overview of NBC Entertainment

Company Overview

NBC Entertainment creates and produces programming for the network's primetime, late-night, daytime, and Saturday-morning schedules. The company, through its subsidiary, also provides entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. In addition, NBC Entertainment offers dramatic programming for kids and kaleidoscope of primetime programming that includes made-for-television movies, miniseries, and specials. The company is based in the United States. NBC Entertainment operates as a subsidiary of NBC Enterprises.


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Key Executives for NBC Entertainment

President of Universal Television Alternative Studio
President of Alternative and Reality Group
President of Business Operations & Late Night Programming
Senior Vice President of Special Programs & Alternative Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

NBC Entertainment Key Developments

NBC Entertainment Appoints George Cheeks as President, Business Operations and Late Night Programming

NBC Entertainment announced that George Cheeks, who has been a senior NBC executive since joining the company in 2012, is expanding his role as the newly named President, Business Operations and Late Night Programming, continuing to report to Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. In his new role, Cheeks will continue oversight of business affairs for NBC Entertainment, music services for the NBCUniversal television portfolio, and production operations for Universal Television and Universal Cable Productions. In addition, he will now oversee all late-night programming for NBC’s lucrative and successful franchises that include “Saturday Night Live,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and “Last Call With Carson Daly.” Most recently, Cheeks served as Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Late Night, NBC Entertainment and Universal Television, a role he had held since November 2014.

Paul Telegdy and Meredith Ahr Expand Alternative Roles at NBC Entertainment

Paul Telegdy and Meredith Ahr have extended their contracts at NBC Entertainment with expanded roles. Telegdy has been named President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment, while Ahr will become President of Universal Television Alternative Studio, a new initiative that will supply shows to NBC as well as other broadcast and cable networks. Telegdy will continue to report to Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. Ahr continues to report to Telegdy. Reporting to Ahr at the studio will be Senior Vice Presidents Enrique Guillen, George Sealey and Fernando Hernandez, who leads the development team and helps oversee a bold roster of producers and talent deals. Telegdy has been in his current post since 2011 after he was promoted from Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC and Universal Television. Before arriving at NBC and Universal Television Studios, Telegdy served as Executive Vice President, Sales, Content and Production, BBC Worldwide America from March 2008 until December 2008 while based in Los Angeles. Earlier, Telegdy was Senior Vice President, BBC Productions Los Angeles, and BBC Worldwide America.

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