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Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

By | September 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Chelsea Lately comedian Julian McCullough is on his way to NBC. Ed Helms' production company Pacific Electric helped and a first-look deal for McCullough's multi-camera sitcom Poor House. The comedian will write and star in the show about a free-spirited, anti-establishment,...

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Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

By | August 5, 2014 at 10:53 am | No comments

Amy Poehler's brother Greg is making a name for himself on NBC. The Parks & Recreation network has renewed his summer comedy series Welcome to Sweden for a second season. Originally produced and aired in Sweden, the sitcom is based on Greg Poehler's life as a New York accountant...

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Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

By | July 14, 2014 at 6:49 pm | One comment

NBC is pleased with Wanda Sykes' revival of stand-up comedy competition series Last Comic Standing. The network renewed the reality show, along with America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior, over the weekend. The series returned for an eighth season this summer amidst...

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‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

By | June 30, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments

Dan Harmon, the creator and executive producer of cult comedy Community, announced today that the quirky ensemble comedy, recently canceled by NBC, will have a sixth season on Yahoo! Screen, the online streaming service that has found huge success with original and acquired...

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David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

By | June 18, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments

David Wain visited Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to promote his new movie They Came Together, which hits theaters June 27 and stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd. Also starring the likes of Cobie Smulders, Ed Helms and Michael Ian Black, it’s a romantic comedy that...

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Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot still alive

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:44 am | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's pilot presentation for NBC has been a much-talked-about project during the bustling pilot season. NBC has yet to order his show to series, yet has not officially passed on it. NBC executives are reportedly working with Carmichael, a fast-rising Los...

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NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

By | May 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments

With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC...

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NBC fall comedies: Casey Wilson, Cristin Milioti, Kate Walsh, Ken Marino in official trailers

NBC fall comedies: Casey Wilson, Cristin Milioti, Kate Walsh, Ken Marino in official trailers

By | May 12, 2014 at 4:30 pm | No comments

As we mourn the loss of shows like Community, we can begin to celebrate the new hopefully-hilarious arrivals. NBC released trailers to three of its new comedies this week. NBC shook things up when it announced a slew of cancellations last week as well as a large handful of...

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Tina Fey adds Jane Krakowski to Ellie Kemper comedy ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Tina Fey adds Jane Krakowski to Ellie Kemper comedy ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

By | May 12, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Tina Fey's new NBC comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt just added another fellow 30 Rock alum to its crew. Jane Krakowski will play a recurring role on the new show starring former The Office star Ellie Kemper. Kemper plays Kimmy, who after 15 years of living in a cult...

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