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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...


NBC cancels ‘Community’ but Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Yahoo! or Crackle could give it life

NBC cancels ‘Community’ but Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Yahoo! or Crackle could give it life

By | May 9, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 11 comments

Community, the cult favorite comedy loved by the country’s biggest comedy nerds, has been canceled by NBC after five seasons. Despite the return of series creator and original executive producer Dan Harmon, after being replaced in season four, ratings never did improve in any meaningful way. And unfortunately, NBC, like every other television network, needs ratings to more...


Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC

Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC

By | May 8, 2014 at 6:08 pm | No comments

The day after the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca is greenlit by TBS, the former Parks and Recreation star's romantic comedy A To Z received a series order from NBC. Jones will produce the show alongside Will McCormack. A To Z is set in the world of an online dating company that details the "A to Z's" of a relationship, from meeting to breakup. Cristina Milioti more...


Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know

Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know

By | April 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | No comments

NBC's Last Comic Standing is slotted to return for its ninth season next month with new hosts, new judges and a new format. And the first teaser trailer  was just released! Executive producer Wanda Sykes has taken hold of the twice-cancelled stand-up comedy competition show. Comedian J.B. Smoove (pictured to the right) takes over hosting duties this summer when the show more...


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