NBC’s upfront presentation at the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan today was crammed with advertisers — but relatively low on stars, most of whom stayed backstage during the presentation instead of hawking their own shows.
Advertisers still got to glimpse them — just not in the flesh.
NBC draped black and white portraits of its boldname talent like Tina Fey throughout the hotel to remind guests that they’ve got a big stable of stars — even if they hadn’t all showed up, as one famous in-house band did.
This unfailingly friendly page politely blocked us from getting any closer to Seth Meyers, who's in tiny profile on the right, mingling before opening the show.
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