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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...


Comedian John Mulaney lands television deal with Lorne Michaels and NBC

Comedian John Mulaney lands television deal with Lorne Michaels and NBC

By | January 25, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments

This should come as no surprise to true comedy lovers: stand-up comedian and former Saturday Night Live writer John Mulaney has landed a deal to produce a television pilot for NBC. Written by Mulaney and helmed by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels, the as-of-yet-untitled, multi-camera ensemble, based loosely on Mulaney's life, will center on a group of young friends and their more...


Jessica Simpson developing comedy show for NBC

Jessica Simpson developing comedy show for NBC

By | January 15, 2013 at 2:42 pm | One comment

She's the mother to a nine-month-old daughter and she's got another human baking in her womb, but that doesn't mean pop star Jessica Simpson doesn't have time for business. Indeed, it seems NBC has struck a deal with the former reality star to develop what's being described as a Curb Your Enthusiasm-esque comedy series revolving around Simpson. "The network has given more...


Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

By | January 9, 2013 at 11:18 am | One comment

In the midst of ongoing discussion about possibly raising the debt ceiling, defending his choice for secretary of defense and monitoring a newly-formed committee to look into strengthening gun laws, President Barack Obama will take time from his busy schedule today to watch the first episode of NBC’s upcoming comedy 1600 Penn, which revolves around a fictitious First more...


Watch the 1600 Penn premiere here before it airs Jan 10 on NBC (Video)

Watch the 1600 Penn premiere here before it airs Jan 10 on NBC (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

You've no doubt heard buzz about NBC's upcoming political comedy 1600 Penn, wherein Bill Pullman and Jenna Elfman play the President of the United States and First Lady, respectively. It's like a traditional family comedy, except they live in the White House. The show also stars Book of Mormon's Josh Gad, who plays the troublesome First Son. And although the show more...


Kenan Thompson and Lorne Michaels are developing a new show for NBC

Kenan Thompson and Lorne Michaels are developing a new show for NBC

By | November 19, 2012 at 6:03 pm | One comment

For the second time this year, it’s been revealed that Saturday Night Live’s honcho Lorne Michaels plans to team up with one of the show’s major players. Following the news in August that he’s developing a family-themed series with Seth Meyers and his brother Josh, Michaels is now about to start working with Kenan Thompson. The nine-year SNL veteran is set to more...


NBC confirms ‘Community’ finally has a premiere date (again)

NBC confirms ‘Community’ finally has a premiere date (again)

By | October 30, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments

NBC just confirmed what Joel McHale, Yvette Nicole Brown and Alison Brie announced on Twitter today: that there's finally a premiere date for Community's long-awaited fourth season. Thursday, Feb. 7 at 8 pm is when it goes down. Community will become Parks And Recreation's lead-in, which will move up to 8:30 pm ET on Thursdays. Since there's no other news today here's more...


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