65 NBC Quotes On Success In Life

These NBC quotes will inspire you. The National Broadcasting Company is an American English-language commercial broadcast television and radio network owned by Comcast.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging NBC quotes, NBC sayings, and NBC proverbs.

Best NBC Quotes

  1. “It’s not about ‘NBC is evil.’ It’s about that media structure – CBS, ABC, CNN, even some of the smaller operations are now multinationals, with these extraordinarily diverse holdings.” ~ Keith Olbermann
  2. “Whether lawyer, politician or executive, the American who knows what’s good for his career seeks an institutional rather than an individual identity. He becomes the man from NBC or IBM. The institutional imprint furnishes him with pension, meaning, proofs of existence. A man without a company name is a man without a country.” ~ Lewis H. Lapham
  3. “I’ve come to recognize what I call my ‘inside interests.’ Telling stories. And helping people tell their stories is a sort of interpersonal gardening. My work at NBC News was to report the news, but in hindsight, I often tried to look for some insight to share that might spark a moment of recognition in a viewer.” ~ Jane Pauley
  4. “NBC’s priorities are Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno, and then there’s me.” ~ Carson Daly

  5. “When I first broke through, there was only NBC, CBS and ABC, and they had news in the morning and in the evening – there wasn’t no 24-hour news.” ~ Dick Gregory
  6. “I was joking the other day about how my real life feels like a TV show, and my TV life feels real – because, to be on Thursday nights on NBC, which is what I grew up with, has been such a big part of inspiring me. To be part of that tradition is really completely surreal, and I’m so grateful.” ~ Whitney Cummings
  7. “I worked with practically everybody in the business in all of the years in NBC, but I worked personally many years with people like Crosby and Sinatra, so of course that was a great ground school for me.” ~ Skitch Henderson
  8. “One of the nicest things about NBC is that Tom Brokaw is not Dan Rather.” ~ Michael Gartner

  9. “I’m actually the daytime host of the Olympics on NBC.” ~ Jim Lampley
  10. “NBC is working with a team of astrophysicists to create a new day of the week.” ~ Dave Foley
  11. “This statement, this transgression, this issue whereas if you look at the Fox News poll – CNN, ABC, NBC, everybody was there.”CBS” polls, you see that Americans were very focused on jobs and the economy, health care, immigration, terrorism. I mean, the cues and clues to this election were right in front of him the whole time.” ~ Kellyanne Conway
  12. “At NBC I wasn’t really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic.” ~ Tabitha Soren

  13. “I worked at NBC and MTV for two years, and it was very interesting to see the comparisons of audiences and the way that I would have to present a story to the two different places.” ~ Tabitha Soren
  14. “I’ve had some of the best and most traumatizing experiences at NBC” ~ Ashleigh Banfield
  15. “I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.” ~ Barbara Walters
  16. “NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though.” ~ Jim Henson
  17. “Today NBC makes certain content available online and I can’t imagine we will change that process.” ~ Brian Roberts

  18. “NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though.” ~ Jim Henson
  19. “How valuable NBC Magazine was in my career is questionable.” ~ Jessica Savitch
  20. “The environment doesn’t change that radically. You are still going to go home at night and NBC is going to be there, ABC and CBS will still be there.” ~ Dick Wolf
  21. “I am in Toronto, shooting a movie for NBC.” ~ Paula Abdul

  22. “I am excited to work with NBC News to continue to highlight stories of organizations and individuals who make their communities and our world healthier, more just and more humane.” ~ Chelsea Clinton
  23. “NBC is excited about the investment in WWF Entertainment. The WWF is widely recognized as having created a leading brand and has done a remarkable job gathering large audiences in the coveted male demographics.” ~ Bob Wright
  24. “NBC executives say that if Donald Trump does run for president, they will not renew The Apprentice. So some good may come out of this.” ~ Conan O’Brien
  25. “What can I say about Brian Williams. Nothing, because I work for NBC.” ~ Cecily Strong

  26. “Bryce Zabel and I went down the road of revising the Kennedy historical record together on the NBC seriesDark Skies. This time instead of giving new meaning to the established JFK chronology, hes created a brand new one altogether.Surrounded by Enemiesis an exhilarating ride, full of twists and turns that never were, but surely could have been.” ~ Melissa Rosenberg
  27. “We had President Obama on the show last night. I think the president enjoys visiting NBC because we’re the only place that has lower numbers than he does.” ~ Jay Leno
  28. “It’s always bittersweet when you have a show that you own, that’s against you. It’s against one of our favorite comedies for NBC. And yes, that’s part of the business model. House was on the Fox network for a number of years and was such a great business for the NBC-owned studio. That’s part of what we’re also trying to build. Hopefully, Mindy will help do that for us.” ~ Robert Greenblatt
  29. “I’m going to be going to a secluded spot where no one can find me – NBC prime time.” ~ Jay Leno

  30. “Fox News is no monopoly. It is a singular minority in a sea of liberal media. ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, NPR, CNN, MSNBC vs. Fox. The lineup is so unbalanced as to be comical – and that doesn’t even include the other commanding heights of the culture that are firmly, flagrantly liberal: Hollywood, the foundations, the universities, the elite newspapers.” ~ Charles Krauthammer
  31. “I sell my first book to Random House, a memoir of my years as a war photographer, for twice my NBC salary.” ~ Deborah Copaken
  32. “The first day of spring is known as the vernal equinox. The equinox is special. It only happens twice a year, like a good night in ratings for NBC.” ~ Craig Ferguson
  33. “I was raised on NBC television.” ~ Dan Harmon

  34. “Relatively speaking, I know what my other deficiencies are. Cosmetically, I’m not 28 and stunning. The fact that NBC appreciates what I do means a great deal to me because I know that without my reporting skills and my experience and all of that, I might not have a fighting chance.” ~ Michele Tafoya
  35. “How many have seen that Osama bin Laden footage? Pretty scary. In fact, today, NBC ordered 13 more episodes.” ~ Jay Leno
  36. “MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell is saying Donald Trump lied when he said he made $20 million a year off his ‘Apprentice’ series on NBC. NBC also denied Trump’s claim, saying, ‘We don’t have $20 million. We’re NBC.'” ~ Jimmy Fallon
  37. “I am the lead on NBC’s ‘Siberia,’ and I loved that experience.” ~ Joyce Giraud

  38. “I’ve been doing Nixon pretty much my whole professional life. I was in this comedy group called the Credibility Gap in Los Angeles when he was president. I was doing Nixon on the radio, and when we did live shows I physicalized him – if that’s a word – for the first time. And then I did a Nixon sketch on a very short-lived NBC show called Sunday Best.” ~ Harry Shearer
  39. “I was fortunate to be part of a very successful show on CBS in 1986. I switched to NBC for eight years and through these experiences have gotten terrific insight into television; it’s a fascinating medium.” ~ Will McDonough
  40. “NBC’s a little jealous of CNN correspondent Wolf Blitzer. They want to get a reporter with a macho-sounding name too, so they’re changing Irving R. Levine’s name to Scud Shrapnel.” ~ Johnny Carson
  41. “I don’t like goodbyes, NBC does.” ~ Jay Leno

  42. “After making insulting remarks about Mexicans, Donald Trump has been kicked off of NBC and Univision. On the bright side, Trump’s hair has a new show on Animal Planet.” ~ Conan O’Brien
  43. “After Donald Trump’s derogatory comments about immigrants, NBC has officially cancelled Celebrity Apprentice. Think about it: Donald Trump isn’t even president yet, and he’s already made America a better place!” ~ Conan O’Brien
  44. “I think that was in the discussions when NBC finally bought it and was trying to figure out how to distinguish it as an event. I’ll be honest, we did shoot it with the idea of it being an on-going series, but because I am insane when I get to the end of a season and they give you a big, giant cliff-hanger with no answers, I insisted that we provide all the answers to the questions that we set up, at the beginning.” ~ Remi Aubuchon
  45. “NBC is making a movie about Martha Stewart that will cover the recent stock scandal. They are thinking of calling it ‘The Road To Extradition.'” ~ Conan O’Brien

  46. “And then, what I hope will happen at the end is that there will be a big enough springboard that, if we chose to go for a second season, we would have one. But, there will be none of those maddening teases that we’re going to tell you the answers and then we don’t tell you the answers. That gave NBC the idea of making it a mini-series.” ~ Remi Aubuchon
  47. “The Olympic Games are for ‘the youth of the world,’ but they’re organized and scored by countries. It’s no surprise that countries treat them as vehicles of national pride, and assume that their people will be most interested in their own athletes. So anybody who was saving up to write an angry letter, blog post, or op-ed about NBC’s chauvinistic coverage: don’t bother! They’re actually more above-the-fray than most. Also, their coverage is not shown anywhere except America – I know, it’s because I can’t get it that I’m watching Women’s Air Pistol – so can’t ruffle feathers elsewhere.” ~ James Fallows
  48. “We were looking for the Rick Perries, the Scott Walkers, the Bobby Jindals, all to probably still be on the stage.They`re all gone and [Donald] Trump has sucked the oxygen out of race and made it a national race courtesy a little bit of NBC making him a celebrity, second of all, just his personality.” ~ Melissa Harris-Perry
  49. “NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.” ~ Leonard Maltin

  50. “You start seeing all of the athlete profiles on NBC, and whenever the Summer Olympics come up, I feel like I share the same experience with the Summer Olympians.” ~ Lindsey Vonn
  51. “When I started out as an activist, the issues were much clearer. There’s advantage to the new media, but on the other hand, you miss the ability to frame an issue that you had when there were just three TV networks: CBS, NBC, and ABC. So the whole world could see the same police dogs. The same Bull Connor and his white tank. Now you’ve got narrow-casting. The media is all fragmented. It’s so hard to get people to focus in a sustained way.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman
  52. “I don’t believe, folks, that the media people you see on TV every day from NPR to CBS to ABC to NBC to wherever are ever gonna admit they’re irrelevant, and they’re not gonna start acting like it, and they’re never gonna say, “Gee, you know what? We might have to alter the way we’re -” It isn’t gonna happen, even if it means the end of them.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  53. “I will be always grateful to NBC.” ~ David Morse

  54. “In 1996 or 1997, out of nowhere, Fox News comes on and it’s on channel 360 on Direct TV, and out of 300 million Americans, on every single night, anywhere from 3 to 5 million watch it, we’re talking about at no more than 2 percent of the American public is watching Fox at any given moment. Yet, ABC, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, the institutional left, CNN, MSNBC, the record companies, Hollywood, all seem to be committed towards aligning their minds and their money and their other resources to try to shut up Fox News.” ~ Andrew Breitbart
  55. “Every Thursday or something, my mother would shoot it at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center. And sometimes she would have me there when Morris The Cat was on, and Lassie was on.” ~ Cynthia Nixon
  56. “Wimbledon attracted Bill Clinton to the gallery at Centre Court Tuesday at the All England Club. NBC cameras showed his head turning back and forth with each volley. Even at a tennis match, it looks like he’s denying everything.” ~ Argus Hamilton
  57. “Oh, look at this. NBC/Wall Street Journal: “Thirty-eight percent of the American people say [Donald] Trump’s comments about women disqualify him from being president.”” ~ Rush Limbaugh

  58. “Thanks to NBC News and thanks to the NBC primetime TV network, Donald Trump has been in living rooms for 11 years being who he is. The Donald Trump running for president is not an unknown quantity. The Donald Trump running for president is the Donald Trump everybody’s gotten to know, and quite a lot of people watch those Donald Trump TV shows, The Apprentice and whatever else on there.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  59. “Look, I’m a conservative, I’m a very conservative guy, and – and the Trump campaign is making your job over at NBC really, really, really easy in terms of going after conservatives and Republicans if he’s the standard bearer for conservatism.” ~ Ben Shapiro
  60. “Look, I’m a conservative, I’m a very conservative guy, and – and the Trump campaign is making your job over at NBC really, really, really easy in terms of going after conservatives and Republicans if he’s the standard bearer for conservatism.” ~ Ben Shapiro
  61. “NBC’s The West Wing is an icon for bad stories; Gitmo is a place where we keep an eye on evil, dangerous people who want to kill us.” ~ Ann Coulter

  62. “Look, I’m a conservative, I’m a very conservative guy, and – and the Trump campaign is making your job over at NBC really, really, really easy in terms of going after conservatives and Republicans if he’s the standard bearer for conservatism.” ~ Ben Shapiro’
  63. “We’ve never had a situation where mass media has been so censored, at least in my lifetime. When I was younger, networks like NBC, CBS, were independently owned, and took their jobs as journalists seriously. There used to be documentaries like “The Selling of the Pentagon.”” ~ Jello Biafra
  64. “I was playing this sort of asshole actor [in The Jenny McCarthy Show]. And we shot the pilot, and it was a guaranteed go. It was going to be 24 [episodes] on the air. No questions from NBC. And we shot the pilot, and I was in Toronto doing a movie, and I got a call saying they cut the character, that I was off the show.” ~ Eric McCormack
  65. “Newt Gingrich said that this executive producer is weird and it raises – does raise questions about possible conflicts. The FCC regulates NBC corporations can try to curry favor with the president by placing their products on the show [Celebrity Apprentice].” ~ George Stephanopoulos

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