Last month, NBC News launched a digital video service, called “NBC Left Field” featuring short documentaries to appeal to social media users. The show will also air for specific breaking news events.“This is a concerted effort that is crucial to our future,” said Nick Ascheim, head of digital at NBC News. The launch of the daily news show comes amid increasing investor skepticism about Snap’s ability to grow and compete with Facebook’s Instagram.Ryan, 37, also thought it could cater to millennials who may be less inclined to settle down than previous generations, but still want to experience parenthood, no matter their relationship status."Millennials are often in this space where they're transient, their relationships don't last as long, and they're putting off having kids," said Ryan. Or, to look at from the other side, what if you signed up thinking you wanted a baby, matched up with someone who desperately wanted your service, but then decided you weren't up for it?
Apart from regular dating services, it brings a developed messaging system and professional translation assistance services for those who aren’t proficient in English.
The median age of NBC Nightly News, for example, is 64 years old, according to the Nielsen ratings agency.
That is much older than the 18- to 34-year-old demographic that advertisers covet.
After phone and Skype interviews, organizers told him he was in. “You kind of notice them, but they try to make them as discrete as possible and try to make it as real as possible.” He also said that he thinks producers really tried to pair him up with someone compatible, not someone totally wrong for him in an effort to make embarrassing TV.
Contestants aren’t paid, but their expenses to travel to the filming location are covered. “I was so nervous, and then, as soon as I got my first glimpse of her-she was so beautiful, I forgot how to talk,” he said.