NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Manhattan, New York
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NBCUniversal Television Distribution (NUTD) is the television distribution arm of the NBCUniversal Television Group in the United States, and is a subsidiary of Comcast. It was previously known as NBC Enterprises and Universal Domestic Television (MCA TV, Avco Embassy Television, Multimedia Entertainment, PolyGram Television, USA Cable Entertainment, etc.)
The company currently distributes television series produced by NBC (post-1973), Universal Television, Multimedia Entertainment, Studios USA, Revue Studios, PolyGram Television, Universal Media Studios, and its own series. The division distributes the film libraries of Universal Pictures, most pre-1950 Paramount Pictures theatrical sound features, all 1996-99 PolyGram Filmed Entertainment films plus some from before 1996, USA Films, and Focus Features, among others.
The name was changed to reflect the NBCUniversal brand in 2004. NUTD is considered the third broadcast syndication arm of NBC, with NBC Enterprises was the second and NBC Films (now part of CBS Television Distribution) as the first, dating back to Spring 1953. NUTD is also considered the sixth broadcast syndication arm of Universal Television with MCA TV as the first, Universal Television Enterprises as the second, Studios USA Television Distribution as the third, Universal Domestic Television as the fourth, and Universal Television Distribution as the fifth.