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NBC orders more ‘Guys with Kids’ despite poor ratings, still no word on ‘Community’

NBC orders more ‘Guys with Kids’ despite poor ratings, still no word on ‘Community’

By | October 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments

When NBC kicked freshman series Animal Practice to the curb last week, and replaced it with the second season of Whitney, I thought fellow first-year effort Guys With Kids (which was scoring only infinitesimally better ratings than Animal Practice) would follow and -- alas -- Community's fourth season would begin where the stuck-in-the-1950s-themed sitcom (What??? Men more...


Cast of ‘Community’ has a message about NBC delaying their season four premiere (Video)

Cast of ‘Community’ has a message about NBC delaying their season four premiere (Video)

By | October 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm | One comment

You're likely well aware that Community was supposed to premiere tonight at 8:30 pm ET. But then NBC decided it wasn't going to premiere tonight. They did the same thing to Whitney, which was supposed to premiere tonight right before Community. But then NBC canceled Animal Practice and shuffled Whitney into that Wednesday slot. But, still no word on Community. The more...


Dane Cook says his NBC show ‘Next Caller’ has been canceled

Dane Cook says his NBC show ‘Next Caller’ has been canceled

By | October 12, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 14 comments

Seriously. What is going on at NBC? Earlier this week, the network announced that, despite scheduling and promoting the Oct. 19 premiere dates of Community and Whitney, the shows would not air as planned. And now we hear that Dane Cook's show Next Caller, set for a midseason start has been pulled entirely-- even after shooting four episodes. Cook told his nearly 3 million more...


‘Community’ and ‘Whitney’ are not returning to NBC on Oct. 19 (Update)

‘Community’ and ‘Whitney’ are not returning to NBC on Oct. 19 (Update)

By | October 8, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments

Thousands of dedicated fans (humans) will not be happy to hear that, despite its official scheduling announcement in June and a trailer released in August hyping its fourth season, NBC has decided cult favorite Community will not return to the network on Oct. 19. The critically-acclaimed but mainstream-shunned series, in addition to the more traditional multi-camera more...


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...


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