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Mandy Moore inks a sitcom deal with ABC

Mandy Moore inks a sitcom deal with ABC

By | October 19, 2011 at 12:09 pm | One comment

After a three-network bidding war, ABC has landed a deal to produce a half-hour comedy starring singer and actress Mandy Moore. The single camera family comedy will be written by Wedding Crashers co-writer Bob Fisher and is said to, “explore the inherent conflict between the...

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Marlon Wayans strikes deal with ABC to star in sitcom

Marlon Wayans strikes deal with ABC to star in sitcom

By | October 18, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Marlon Wayans has struck a deal with ABC to star and executive produce a hybrid single/multi-camera show. The show revolves around two brothers (both cops) who wind up living together. The character played by Marlon is married with kids and allows his brother to move in with...

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Can a new TV show re-launch Craig Kilborn’s comedy career?

Can a new TV show re-launch Craig Kilborn’s comedy career?

By | October 14, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 6 comments

When I was in college I became addicted to Comedy Central. The main cause of my obsessive behavior was the newly launched Daily Show; its host, young shavers, was Craig Kilborn, a dude who got popular as one of those hip SportsCenter guys. Years later when I heard Kilborn was...

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Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

By | October 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

Back in August, we told you that Roseanne Barr, in the midst of the run of her Lifetime reality series Roseanne's Nuts, was developing a new sitcom. And now, we can tell you that the show landed at NBC! The ensemble comedy, Downwardly Mobile, is a family-centered sitcom that...

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Video: Behind the scenes in Wyoming as “Modern Family” shoots its season three premiere

Video: Behind the scenes in Wyoming as “Modern Family” shoots its season three premiere

By | September 19, 2011 at 11:01 am | No comments

As if this Wednesday's one-hour season three premiere of ABC's Modern Family wasn't already highly anticipated, the show went out and snagged itself five Emmys last night, including the award for best comedy series, beating out The Office, Glee, Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock and...

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David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

By | September 2, 2011 at 3:51 pm | No comments

I don’t think I have to explain why I’m bummed Arrested Development is off the air – you all get it. It’s such a loss in the TV comedy world. But easing the pain of the Bluth family-sized hole in my life is the fact that most of the stars on the show have gone on to do...

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And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

By | August 18, 2011 at 10:05 pm | One comment

By yesterday, we knew that Sarah Silverman was a wanted woman, with at least three networks vying for her pilot pitch. In the end, the peacock network beat out ABC and snagged a pilot order for Sarah Silverman's untitled single camera comedy show. With Imagine Entertainment...

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Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments

Everybody Loves Sarah. Get it? I used part of the name of a incredibly popular television show and swapped out the titular character's name with the first name of another comedian-- all in order to illustrate that there's a bidding war going down on Sarah Silverman's developing...

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Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms

Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms

By | August 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Two big stories have just popped up in the TV sitcom world today, and I am cautiously optimistic regarding one. One of the shows I have been looking forward to this Fall is Up All Night; starring Will Arnett, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph. The show centers around a couple...

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