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‘Aswang’ makes it to ‘Grimm’

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The NBC show "Grimm" in its TWitter account gave a sneak peak of what appears to be their version of the Filipino folk creature "aswang." Screengrab from Grimm's official Twitter account (@NBCGrimm)

The “Aswang,” a vampire-like mythical creature in Filipino folklore, invades a US fantasy-detective television series.

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Fil-Am actor stars in ‘aswang’ episode on ‘Grimm’

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’Actor Reggie Lee of Filipino descent plays Sergeant Wu in the NBC detective-fantasy series “Grimm”.  Lee provided a story for one of the show’s episodes entitled “Mother Dearest” about a scary character in Philippine folklore called the “Aswang”.  Screen grab from NBC

“This is a story that has been told over and over again within my family and my friends’ families in the Philippines,” Filipino-American actor Reggie Lee told the Philippine Daily Inquirer about the plot featuring “aswang” in the “Mommy Dearest” episode of NBC’s “Grimm,” which airs on Friday, March 7, at 9:00 p.m. in the United States.

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US TV series ‘Grimm’ features scariest monster yet–the ‘Aswang’

The NBC show "Grimm" in its TWitter account gave a sneak peak of what appears to be their version of the Filipino folk creature "aswang." Screengrab from Grimm's official Twitter account (@NBCGrimm)

The Filipino folk creature “aswang” would make its appearance in NBC’s fantasy-detective series “Grimm” – and it may even be scarier than Filipinos imagined it.

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Veteran comic Cosby said to be planning new TV show – reports

This Nov. 18, 2013 photo shows actor-comedian Bill Cosby in New York. NBC is confirming that Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in. The deal brings the 76-year-old entertainer together with a writing staff to create a script for a comedy that casts Cosby as the patriarch of a multigenerational family. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

Veteran US comedy actor Bill Cosby is to make a new family TV show for the NBC network that aired his popular sitcom in the 1980s, media reports said Thursday.

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Leno to leave NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ next spring

Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," on the set in Burbank, California. AP FILE PHOTO/NBC, Paul Drinkwater

Jay Leno says he will be leaving NBC’s “Tonight Show” next spring, to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Leno announced the move Wednesday in a news release.

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NBC says it’s not the ‘shoot-’em-up’ network

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NBC says it is conscious about the amount of violence it airs in the wake of real-life tragedies, but it isn’t really an issue because NBC isn’t the “shoot-’em-up” network.

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Michael J. Fox to play newscaster in new NBC show

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Canadian actor Michael J. Fox holds his international lifetime achievement award during the awardings of the Goldene Kamera 2011 (golden camera media prize) of the Axel Springer Verlag publishing house on February 5, 2010 in Berlin. AFP/ TOBIAS SCHWARZ

On his upcoming NBC comedy, Michael J. Fox will play a newscaster who had quit his job due to Parkinson’s Disease but returns to work in the show’s first episode because a new medical regimen has helped him control many of the disease’s symptoms.

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Musical chairs on the ‘Today’ show

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VERONICA de la Cruz

For many years now, NBC’s “Today” show has topped the ratings for morning TV in the United States. However, starting this year, its main rival, “Good Morning, America,” has occasionally been chalking up better viewership figures, prompting the erstwhile leader to shake up the way it does things.

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Sandy benefit concert draws $23 million in pledges

Volunteers serve hot meals that were donated Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, outside the Belmar recreation center in Belmar, N.J. After being battered by Monday's storm surge by Superstorm Sandy much of the region is still without power and many homes have been damaged. AP/Mel Evans

NBC said its benefit concert for Superstorm Sandy victims drew nearly $23 million in donations to the American Red Cross.

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Protesters target NBC military ‘reality’ show

Demonstrators gather outside the New York NBC studios in Manhattan on August 13, 2012 to protest the debut of a new reality show which they say presents war as a "game." The show, "Stars Earn Stripes," is hosted by former NATO commander Wesley Clark, and pits celebrities paired with servicemen who face each other in missions inspired by real military maneuvers.       AFP /BRIGITTE DUSSEAU

About 100 protesters in New York gathered Monday to speak out against a new NBC television reality show that will pair celebrities and service members for quasi-military exercises.

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Sharon Osbourne in reality show battle with NBC

Sharon Osbourne arrives at the "Total Recall" premiere on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

NBC defended itself Monday against Sharon Osbourne’s claim the network discriminated against her afflicted son in casting a new reality show.

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Various hosting styles

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ANN Curry on the “Today” show. AP

What was once a rumor, as we reported recently, has swiftly come to pass: Ann Curry has been dismissed from her plum post as female host of NBC’s long running morning show, “Today.” Her replacement is former junior segment host, Savannah Guthrie.

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