Jeff Zucker

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Week of Media Shitcanning Madness Continues: CNN's Jon Klein, NBC's Jeff Zucker

    ​Locally, we've seen some pretty intense media cannings take place, specifically at the New York Daily News, which also goes without mentioning Katy Perry being booted off Sesame Street. Well, this morning, news went wide of two more big ones: CNN president Jon Klein is out, and NBC-Universal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    NYC Film, TV Tax Credit Back on the Table

    The city is going to press Albany this week to reinstate the film tax break that made New York such a popular location shoot in recent years. When the money ran out this year, so did producers; NBC Universal's Jeff Zucker said in February that "television companies that made 19 pilots for programs l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Matt Lauer's Roast: Tom Cruise, Katie Couric, and 3 Hours of Dick Jokes

    Just got back from the Hilton in midtown after three hours of dick and pussy jokes from some of the biggest stars of TV and film. Over plates of rubbery chicken, with Howard Stern in the audience, with Aretha Franklin doing the most amazing rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner ever (and while playi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    Nikki Finke Wants Your Love

    When I first read about the Time 100 Finalists for the magazine's annual list of the world's most influential people, I thought "Why are they calling them finalists when there are only a 100 of them? Aren't they they just the winners then?" But there are more than 100 finalists who will be whittled ... More >>

  • Screens

    March 1, 2005

    Telly Tubby

    Famished for more sitcom stardom, Alley eats her way to the top, one fat joke at a time