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Comedian Tommy Johnagin on his deal with NBC: In five to seven years I can start being a real a**hole

Comedian Tommy Johnagin on his deal with NBC: In five to seven years I can start being a real a**hole

By | October 5, 2012 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed a television deal with NBC to develop a sitcom centered around his life as a not-yet-married, co-habitating new father. Johnagin would star in the show and will co-write the script with Mike Pennie, who's known mostly for his work on My Name Is Earl. "The timing of this is perfect for me because my girlfriend and I just had a baby," more...


Donald Glover and Emmy winning 30 Rock producer are developing a comedy series for NBC

Donald Glover and Emmy winning 30 Rock producer are developing a comedy series for NBC

By | September 14, 2012 at 11:29 am | 3 comments

One half of comedy's favorite television nerd bromance (Troy + Abed), Donald Glover, is producing a comedy series for NBC! It seems Glover -- also known as Childish Gambino in the hip-hop world -- is busying himself outside of the stand-up comedy world and playing Troy on Community. He's joined forces with Emmy-winning 30 Rock writer and co-executive producer Matt Hubbard more...


Watch the entire first episode of NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ now, before its Sept. 11 premiere

Watch the entire first episode of NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ now, before its Sept. 11 premiere

By | August 29, 2012 at 1:31 pm | One comment

Salt Lake City's NBC affiliate may have banned The New Normal from airing in and around their gay-hating, Mormon-soaked, God-fearing city but they cannot ban the Internet. The more human citizens of that locale will be able to peep the show, which centers around a gay couple (played by Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells) who hire Goldie, a young woman (Georgia King) to more...


Salt Lake City bans upcoming NBC series ‘The New Normal’ because it’s super gay

Salt Lake City bans upcoming NBC series ‘The New Normal’ because it’s super gay

By | August 27, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments

One of NBC's most buzzed-about new Fall comedies has been banned in the Mormon capital of the world Salt Lake City Utah, because it's super gay. That's not exactly the official word from NBC affiliate KSL-TV about why they won't be airing The New Normal when it premieres Sept. 11 at 9:30 pm ET. But it's close enough. After watching the pilot episode, Jeff Simpson, CEO more...


NBC orders 22 episodes of Michael J. Fox comedy series

NBC orders 22 episodes of Michael J. Fox comedy series

By | August 22, 2012 at 12:27 pm | No comments

NBC has dibs on the Michael J. Fox sitcom networks were fighting over last week. The project has Sam Laybourne (Arrested Development, Cougartown) on board as writer and Will Gluck (Easy A) as executive producer and director so it's understandable that such a comedic powerhouse would highly sought . The Hollywood Reporter says NBC has gone ahead and ordered 22 episodes more...


Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

By | August 2, 2012 at 9:57 pm | No comments

Among the myriad reasons Seth Meyers will not be positioning himself as a late-stage candidate for co-hosting duties alongside Kelly Ripa (as was reported recently) is, no doubt, the deal he just inked with NBC. Though he's set to return as Saturday Night Live's head writer and "Weekend Update" host, the multi-talented Meyers will also be busy developing a multi-camera more...


Will you be tuning in to Jimmy Fallon’s musical special on NBC?

Will you be tuning in to Jimmy Fallon’s musical special on NBC?

By | July 18, 2012 at 11:42 am | No comments

Next week on NBC, Jimmy Fallon will host and perform on a special that recaps some of his greatest Late Night musical moments. Since the network has removed many of Fallon’s parodies and covers from the Internet, the special will give fans a chance to see some of their favorites again. The one-hour primetime special will feature Fallon performing such hits as more...


NBC sets innovative premiere dates for Parks and Rec, Community, 30 Rock and more

NBC sets innovative premiere dates for Parks and Rec, Community, 30 Rock and more

By | June 14, 2012 at 4:31 pm | One comment

NBC today announced premiere dates for its fall comedies, boasting a rather unorthodox approach. Rather than a traditional premiere week, the network has scattered its kick-off shows over a two-month period. So pay attention... Go On, a new sitcom starring Matthew Perry, will air as a sneak-peak on Wednesday, Aug. 8 after the Olympic Games coverage, and begin its more...


Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

By | June 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | One comment

Comedian, writer, and stand-up comic J.B. Smoove will host the newest Hollywood awards show to be televised-- The CLIOS: World's Best Commercials. Smoove is best known for his role, alongside Larry David, as Leon Black on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. In recent years, however, the comedian has established himself as a nationally headlining comedian, having landed his own more...