If you’re occupied with the 30 Rock reunion particular coming this week, you might need to test your native listings. NBC introduced closing month that the 30 Rock solid could be reuniting to reprise their characters in a different tied to NBC’s prematurely presentation, which might then air on NBC as a substitute of simply going out to newshounds like maximum prematurely shows do. And that’s nonetheless true – the 30 Rock reunion particular will air on NBC this Thursday, July 16th. But handiest in some portions of the rustic.
The other folks over at Vulture realized that many primary media conglomerates have opted to not air the 30 Rock reunion particular on their networks this Thursday. This contains Gray Television, Hearst, Nextstar, Tegna and Sinclari Broadcast Group, which mixed carry NBC to nearly all of the rustic.
So why received’t they create the 30 Rock reunion? Well, they’re a little disappointed that this “reunion special” is in reality getting used to behave as a large business for NBCUniversal’s new streaming carrier Peacock, which launches Wednesday and poses a risk to conventional cable tv. Namely, the associates aren’t too thinking about Peacock’s new deal that can see new episodes of NBC displays to be had to look at at the streaming carrier the following day when they air. Going additional, new episodes of Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon shall be to be had early, at 8:00pm ET, on Peacock for the primary time ever. This, in fact, attracts extra eyeballs clear of conventional tv the place those associates depend on advertisers to live on.
But if the 30 Rock reunion particular isn’t airing to your house, it’ll nonetheless be capable of flow on NBC.com, NBCU cable networks like USA and E!, on call for, and naturally on Peacock beginning this Friday. Would you take a look at that?
The 30 Rock particular will superstar Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, and Jack McBrayer and used to be written by means of 30 Rock showrunners Fey and Robert Carlock.