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It’s official: Jay Leno will host CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage (Video)

It’s official: Jay Leno will host CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage (Video)

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:48 am | One comment

Jay Leno is officially returning to television, the comedian confirmed today, a week after it was reported the former Tonight Show host was negotiating a deal to host a show for CNBC. Tentatively titled Jay Leno’s Garage, the veteran comedian’s new series would air in primetime – not late night – and would revolve around his passion for all things more...


Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:04 pm | One comment

Jay Leno left his post at The Tonight Show less than eight months ago, but the veteran comedian is already making plans to return to television. It seems Leno is about to ink a deal with CNBC to host a show about cars (his well-known passion) during primetime hours, not late night. This, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who say the 64-year-old host was courted by CNN, more...


Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

By | October 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm | One comment

NBC has tapped comedian Eddie Izzard to bring thieving detective Junior Bender to life. The network gave Izzard a script commitment to adapt Timothy Hallinan's popular crime novels into a comedic crime thriller. Hallinan's four-book series centers around a burglar in Los Angeles with an odd sense of morality. He's a thief's thief who works on the side as a private more...


Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

By | September 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Chelsea Lately comedian Julian McCullough is on his way to NBC. Ed Helms' production company Pacific Electric helped and a first-look deal for McCullough's multi-camera sitcom Poor House. The comedian will write and star in the show about a free-spirited, anti-establishment, non-conformist dad who drifts across America and through life until he decides to settle down and more...


Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:44 am | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's pilot presentation for NBC has been a much-talked-about project during the bustling pilot season. NBC has yet to order his show to series, yet has not officially passed on it. NBC executives are reportedly working with Carmichael, a fast-rising Los Angeles-based comedian, on a new pilot. The network will have a brief window in which to pick up the show more...


NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

By | May 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments

With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC went to great lengths in order to perpetuate the idea that all of the comedians participating more...


NBC fall comedies: Casey Wilson, Cristin Milioti, Kate Walsh, Ken Marino in official trailers

NBC fall comedies: Casey Wilson, Cristin Milioti, Kate Walsh, Ken Marino in official trailers

By | May 12, 2014 at 4:30 pm | No comments

As we mourn the loss of shows like Community, we can begin to celebrate the new hopefully-hilarious arrivals. NBC released trailers to three of its new comedies this week. NBC shook things up when it announced a slew of cancellations last week as well as a large handful of pickups like Ellen DeGeneres' One Big Happy and Will Ferrell's Mission Control. The network begins more...


Parks And Recreation’s final season: Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari will leave Pawnee after next season on NBC

Parks And Recreation’s final season: Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari will leave Pawnee after next season on NBC

By | May 12, 2014 at 11:27 am | 2 comments

Amy Poheler's Leslie Knope, and the rest of the Parks & Recreation crew, will take its final bow at the end of the 2014-15 season, NBC announced. The mockumentary series, which first came on the air in 2009, was part of NBC's then-powerful Thursday night of comedies with The Office, 30 Rock and recently-cancelled Community. The show should continue to live in more...


Krysten Ritter, Elisha Cuthbert, Kate Walsh headline NBC comedies from Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell

Krysten Ritter, Elisha Cuthbert, Kate Walsh headline NBC comedies from Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell

By | May 9, 2014 at 6:16 pm | No comments

After canceling a slew of shows today, including cult favorite Community, NBC has picked up the Ellen DeGeneres comedy pilot One Big Happy to series. The multi-camera sitcom will start off as a midseason series with, according to reports, six episodes. Elisha Cuthbert and Nick Zano (2 Broke Girls) star in the gay-straight comedy about two lifelong best friends, Lizzy more...


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