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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...


‘Whitney’ executive producer leaves and joins new NBC show ‘Guys With Kids’

‘Whitney’ executive producer leaves and joins new NBC show ‘Guys With Kids’

By | June 1, 2012 at 11:23 am | One comment

NBC's really switching it up next season. In addition to Dan Harmon losing his job as showrunner of Community, Betsy Thomas has just been sacked/she stepped down (it's unclear) as showrunner for Whitney. Replacing her is Wil Calhoun, who used to work on Friends. This isn't going to cause as much of a stir as Harmon's ousting-- because while Whitney's ratings were always more...


Watch previews from five new NBC comedies with Anne Heche, Bill Pullman, more

Watch previews from five new NBC comedies with Anne Heche, Bill Pullman, more

By | May 13, 2012 at 6:12 pm | No comments

We've posted the previews for Matthew Perry and Dane Cook's new sitcoms on NBC. And here are the rest of the new comedies headed to the network. The first pair of videos is from The New Normal, which stars Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha, who you may recognize from the National Treasure franchise. Ellen Barkin (swoon) and Georgia King co-star. The more...


Dane Cook comedy series ‘Next Caller’ is coming to NBC

Dane Cook comedy series ‘Next Caller’ is coming to NBC

By | May 11, 2012 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Dane Cook's single-camera comedy series Next Caller, wherein the hugely popular comedian plays a DJ at a satellite radio station, has been picked up by NBC, Cook confirms to Laughspin. The news comes after Cook struck a development deal with the network in September of last year; in March the Next Caller pilot project was announced. Cook's series is the sixth new more...


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