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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...


Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones headed to NBC

Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones headed to NBC

By | March 20, 2014 at 10:04 am | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart everything-correspondent Jason Jones has been cast to star in NBC's single-camera comedy pilot Love Is Relative. The show revolves around a wife and husband who begin to see their marriage in a whole new way after her brother moves in after a fresh divorce. Jones plays husband Nate, father of two young children. There has been no reports of more...


Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Several comedians have been cast in promising NBC comedy pilots. Nick Thune will play the male lead opposite Orange Is The New Black star Natasha Lyonne in the Amy Poehler-produced Old Soul. Thune will play the roommate and friend of Nadia (Lyonne), a former wild child who has a business caring for the elderly. Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows has been cast in more...


Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

By | February 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm | No comments

In their never-ending quest to score a comedy that gets more than 3 million viewers on the regular, NBC is aggressively courting former Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker. She’s close to signing on for Feed Me, a single-camera pilot on which she would star as Ellen, an accountant with OCD who makes life for her husband and two children a tad difficult. The show is more...


NBC cancels Michael J. Fox Show, Sean Hayes shows

NBC cancels Michael J. Fox Show, Sean Hayes shows

By | February 6, 2014 at 11:14 pm | No comments

NBC seems to be struggling in their continuous efforts to add another smash comedy to their line-up, where the critically-acclaimed Parks & Recreation seems to be the only real winner. The Peacock Network has now cancelled two of their freshmen comedies, The Michael J. Fox Show (starring Michael J. Fox as…a guy named Michael Henry) and Sean Saves the World. The Jane more...


NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

By | January 30, 2014 at 10:56 am | No comments

Comedian and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is getting back in the sitcom game. NBC has ordered a pilot for her multi-camera comedy project One Big Happy. The show centers on gay and straight best friends who decide to have a baby together. When one of them finds true love, things start to get complicated. DeGeneres will serve as executive producer. No word yet on more...


Amy Poehler will work with Natasha Lyonne on NBC, Parks and Rec will have a seventh season

Amy Poehler will work with Natasha Lyonne on NBC, Parks and Rec will have a seventh season

By | January 20, 2014 at 9:43 am | No comments

It seems like Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler will continue to stay at NBC. The network has signed a new three-year overall deal with the Parks and Recreation star and has ordered a pilot for a new show that she will co-create and executive produce. Old Soul will star Orange is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne as a woman trying to find herself while working as an aide to a more...


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