NBC’s Zucker reaffirms upfront dump


NBCU CEO Jeff Zucker has all but set in stone what he’s been hinting at recently: NBC will not be doing an upfront this year, and doubts are big for years going forward. NBC and other companies have already used the strike to terminate millions of dollars of long-term production contracts. "Things like that are all vestiges of an era that’s gone by and won’t return," Zucker told the Financial Times.