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NBC’s Swindler Has Strong Hand With Vieira

Edward Swindler, head of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution is going into the fall with syndication’s brightest new offering, The Meredith Vieira Show. He talks about that as well as Steve Harvey, the fate of such shows as Trisha Goddard and opportunities for fall 2015 that include Katie’s soon-to-be vacated time slots on the ABC O&Os.

NBC Names Swindler President, Strategy/Ops

Edward Swindler, the former EVP-COO of NBC Universal Ad Sales, will oversee business performance at the broadcast network, O&O stations, domestic distribution, domestic first run syndication and affiliate relations.