Groom began as an NBC page in 2003
"What we're trying to do is bring quality, must-see TV back," Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment and Universal Television, told TheGrill
Hiring Brandon Riegg away from ABC was a first step in finding reality programming to compete with "American Idol"
On the competition: "If I could change anything, it would be to disconnect cable"
More sage wisdom for small screen sizzlemakers, including Steve McPherson, Dawn Ostroff and Angela Bromstad
Angela Bromstad: "There's tremendous continuity and calm. We're moving in the right direction."