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The John Mulaney show NBC passed on might end up at Fox

The John Mulaney show NBC passed on might end up at Fox

By | July 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm | No comments

It looks like the sitcom gods are working in our favor. The untitled John Mulaney project, which NBC passed on this past pilot season, has been given new life, thanks to Fox. The network has ordered a new version of the pilot script and if they like it, will order six episodes, reports Deadline. The sitcom, executive produced by Saturday Night Live honcho Lorne Michaels, more...


Russell Brand calls out MSNBC anchors for being the idiots they are (Video)

Russell Brand calls out MSNBC anchors for being the idiots they are (Video)

By | June 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments

Comedian Russell Brand had an amazingly awkward interview -- or was it simply amazing? -- on MSNBC's Morning Joe. The three news anchors seem nervous and make half-assed attempts at humor and repeatedly talk to the comedian as if he's not there "and as if I'm an extraterrestrial" as Brand describes it. Even after Brand points out that it's rude and weird, they continue. more...


Smash star Megan Hilty joins new Sean Hayes series on NBC

Smash star Megan Hilty joins new Sean Hayes series on NBC

By | June 14, 2013 at 11:50 am | No comments

Megan Hilty and Sean Hayes will reunite-the two have been seen on Smash together- to co-star in a new NBC primetime comedy Sean Saves The World. Created by Victor Fresco, the comedy focuses on the Sean (Hayes) as he tries to parent his 14-year-old daughter (Samantha Iser) who recently moved in and simultaneously deal with a difficult boss (Reno 911's Thomas Lennon) at more...


NBC reveals new comedy schedule, trailers for Michael J. Fox, Sean Hayes shows and more (Videos + Photos)

NBC reveals new comedy schedule, trailers for Michael J. Fox, Sean Hayes shows and more (Videos + Photos)

By | May 13, 2013 at 12:42 pm | No comments

As is usually the case each year, NBC's new schedule contains the most new comedies of all the major networks, with only two – Parks and Recreation and Community – returning. And just like last year, despite the release of its new programming, Community is nowhere to be found on the fall schedule. Our guess is that they’ll hold it again for spring – since it’s more...


‘Community’ defies death again, NBC renews cult fave for fifth season

‘Community’ defies death again, NBC renews cult fave for fifth season

By | May 11, 2013 at 3:28 pm | No comments

It's official, Human Beings. NBC has renewed Community! Our friends at Greendale will return to NBC for at least another season -- 13 episodes is what we're hearing -- thanks, in part, to the eight percent key demographic viewership increase during this past Thursday's season finale and in greater part to the nonstop fan support the show receives online, despite its more...


NBC renews ‘Parks and Rec’ and axes ‘Whitney,’ ’1600 Penn’ and two others (Updated)

NBC renews ‘Parks and Rec’ and axes ‘Whitney,’ ’1600 Penn’ and two others (Updated)

By | May 10, 2013 at 11:05 am | One comment

UPDATE: May 10, 8:36 pm ET -- Community has been officially renewed! However, The New Normal will not return for a second season on NBC. UPDATE: May 10, 5:55 pm ET -- Comedian John Mulaney's project did not get picked up, reports Deadline. The semi-autobiographical multi-camera pilot co-starred Elliott Gould, Martin Short, Nasim Pedrad, Griffin Newman, Seaton Smith and more...


NBC greenlights Sean Hayes series and two other new comedies (Updated)

NBC greenlights Sean Hayes series and two other new comedies (Updated)

By | May 9, 2013 at 4:56 pm | No comments

May 10, 12:50 pm ET -- NBC greenlighted a new series from Scrubs and Cougar Town creator Bill Lawrence, reports Deadline. It's called Undateable and it will star Chris D'Elia, who played opposite Whitney Cummings for two seasons of Whitney, which was canceled yesterday. MORE NBC SHOW NEWS HERE. ----- As we await tonight’s season-four finale of Community – and more...


Ellie Kemper of ‘The Office’ lands leading role on NBC pilot

Ellie Kemper of ‘The Office’ lands leading role on NBC pilot

By | February 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm | One comment

While NBC announced today the series finale of The Office will air on May 16 from 9 to 10 pm ET, we also learned that fan favorite Ellie Kemper, who plays Dunder Mifflin’s lovable and naïve Erin Hannon, landed herself a leading role on one of the network’s upcoming comedy pilots. Kemper will play Brenda Miller, the title character in Brenda Forever, “a comedy more...


Roseanne developing new show for NBC, will appear on three episodes of The Office

Roseanne developing new show for NBC, will appear on three episodes of The Office

By | February 5, 2013 at 2:03 pm | No comments

With a failed television pilot and an equally unsuccessful bid for the presidency of the United States behind her, comedy icon Roseanne Barr is ready to take another stab at television stardom. Teaming up with Steven Greener, who helped helm Roseanne’s Nuts, Barr’s 2011 reality series for Lifetime, the comedian is developing a series for NBC, the same network who more...