Why NBC News Is Going To The Movies

NBC News is an enterprise built on 30-minute and 60-minute increments of TV journalism. Its executives are now starting to think about longer blocks of time. NBC News’ presence at Toronto International Film Festival this week signals its growing ambitions in the documentary space after forming the Studios in early 2020.

NBCU Academy, NBC News Studios Tap Seven Filmmaker Projects For Documentary Fellowships

NBC News Launches New Production Studio

NBC News is launching a new in-house production studio, called NBC News Studios, which will produce documentary and scripted programming geared toward “emerging platforms.” The new unit has deals to produce docs with Focus Features and scripted TV shows with Blumhouse Productions, to be based on Dateline segments.