Universal transitions to NBC control

Posted Friday, May 14, 2004 8:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Other than the stuffed NBC monkeys now available at Universal Orlando gift shops, there were few outward signs Thursday that the theme parks now belong to their fifth owner in 15 years. Employees say it's "business as usual."

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

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Friday, May 14, 2004 8:22 AM
When did NBC buy Universal? This is the first I've heard of this.
Friday, May 14, 2004 9:08 AM
Yesterday it was all over the news.
Friday, May 14, 2004 9:52 AM
"Visitors paid little attention to the NBC merchandise, stepping quickly to items with well-known Universal brands such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Van Helsing. "

Too bad the author of the article didn't know that SpongeBob is a Viacom brand...not an NBC Universal property.


Friday, May 14, 2004 11:29 AM
I'm holding out for the merchandising of Bravo network....that life-sized James Lipton doll is ALL mine...:)
Friday, May 14, 2004 11:51 AM
lol 'gator! Personally, I'm waiting for the Queer Eye action figures. :)
Friday, May 14, 2004 3:46 PM
New for 2005: "Will & Grace: The Ride"
Friday, May 14, 2004 4:20 PM
Mamoosh - that's funny!

Give me some of what Karen is on and I'm sure it will be a great ride :)

Friday, May 14, 2004 4:28 PM
Eh... I'd prefer "Sarah Chalke's Scrubs Ride." To each his own, though.

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