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NBC

Abbreviation for nuclear, biologic, chemical, as types of mass-casualty weapons.
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In the case of NBC, the idea is to free the Peacock network from the trauma that befell ABC's "MNF" last year, when lousy late-season matchups encouraged would-be viewers to spend their evenings doing other things, presumably family details such as recounting how many children they had and so forth.
Among all respondents to a survey by Broadcasting & Cable magazine, 47 percent picked the peacock network on top.
Here's a tidbit the peacock network skipped over: One important change we effected curiously had to do with us.
In 1993, he began to construct a team of entrepreneurial executives - with whom he first ruffled the Peacock Network's feathers, and now makes them shine.
A day after Fox gave the boot to the cop comedy -- causing an uproar on Twitter -- the peacock network scooped up the Andy Samberg-led half-hour for a 13-episode sixth season.
The baseball game between the Dodgers and the Astros is not airing on NBC, home of "Chicago P.D." and "SVU." However, it seems the peacock network didn't want to compete with Fox for ratings.
In "Top of the Rock," former NBC Entertainment prez Warren Littlefield's memoir of his two decades at the Peacock network, his boss of bosses, one-time GE chief Jack Welch, says that despite the hits developed during Littlefield's tenure, he was finally let go because management felt he'd become "a dry hole."
In recent months they've had to put some shows on hiatus--most notably Joey on the Peacock network, which many don't expect to see again--but both nets do it far less often than their counterparts.
Furthermore, the peacock network hasn't inked any syndication deals for "Fire" and "PD" even though both shows have completed four seasons.
Except the Peacock network's primetime fortunes have steadily eroded despite the advantage of televising the Olympics every other year since the century began, with shows like "Father of the Pride" and "My Own Worst Enemy" among the discards that couldn't be saved by that five-ringed promotional circus.
In efforts to beef up its "Must-See TV" Thursday, the Peacock network ladles the untitled Marshall vehicle produced by Touchstone with executive producers Paul Reiser and Betsy Thomas.