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Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

By | March 2, 2015 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson is very busy despite his CBS departure two months ago. The former Late Late Show host will star in an ABC comedy pilot The King Of 7B. Ferguson plays Prentiss Porter, an agoraphobe who takes his first steps into the outside world in 11 years. Of course, as soon as...

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Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

By | February 18, 2015 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Whoopi Goldberg will join comedian Jermaine Fowler in a new ABC sitcom Delores & Jermaine. The outspoken co-host of The View has signed on to film the pilot in New York City. Jermaine Fowler created the pilot for Delores & Jermaine based on his life. Fowler stars as a...

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Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

By | February 2, 2015 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Tina Fey is getting closer to finally putting comedian Fortune Feimster on network television. ABC ordered a pilot for Family Fortune starring Feimster. ABC was previously developing the comedy project from Tina Fey who attempted to get the Feimster-led Cabbot College on Fox...

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Black-ish, Cristela performing well but canceling Selfie and Manhattan Love Story has ABC struggling to find a powerful comedy block

Black-ish, Cristela performing well but canceling Selfie and Manhattan Love Story has ABC struggling to find a powerful comedy block

By | December 1, 2014 at 1:55 pm | No comments

After giving sitcoms Cristela and Black-ish full first season orders, ABC may have finally found some rhythm in its comedy department. ABC executives ordered an additional nine episodes of Cristela Alonzo's family series Cristela on Monday. This is in addition to several other...

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Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

By | November 21, 2014 at 11:10 am | One comment

Iliza Shlesinger, who’s profile has risen dramatically over the past few years, has been tapped by ABC to develop a series titled Forever 31, based on the comedian’s life as a touring comedian. Shlesinger, who will turn 32 in February, will write the script and co-executive...

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Whose Line is it Anyway? renewed for 24 episodes

Whose Line is it Anyway? renewed for 24 episodes

By | July 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm | No comments

Whose Line is it Anyway?, the popular sketch comedy show that was revived in 2013 with host Aisha Tyler, has been renewed for a third season. The CW announced today they’ve ordered 24 new episodes that will premiere in 2015. Whose Line is it Anyway? originated in the UK but...

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ABC’s ‘The Middle’ renewed, ‘Suburgatory,’ ‘Super Fun Night’ cancelled and Kevin Hart pilot quiet

ABC’s ‘The Middle’ renewed, ‘Suburgatory,’ ‘Super Fun Night’ cancelled and Kevin Hart pilot quiet

By | May 9, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 14 comments

ABC has cancelled some comedies to make way for a new slate of laughers. Freshman series Trophy Wife starring Marcia Gay Harden and Malin Akerman was cancelled late last night. Mixology will officially not get a second season order and will end after its season finale, which...

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Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

By | February 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | No comments

Kevin Hart's untitled ABC semi-autobiographical comedy pilot now has a very funny lead. Romany Malco has been cast to play the role of Derek, a personal trainer and pseudo-entrepreneur who is a recently divorced father of two. Him and his ex-wife agree that it would be best for...

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Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo developing new comedy series for ABC

Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo developing new comedy series for ABC

By | January 13, 2014 at 11:23 am | No comments

While Chevy Chase’s 85-episode run on NBC cult favorite Community has long since come to an end, it seems the iconic actor is gearing up for a return to the small screen. He's working on a new series for rival network ABC-- and he’s teaming up with Beverly D’Angelo, his...

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