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NBC renews ‘Parks and Rec’ and axes ‘Whitney,’ ’1600 Penn’ and two others (Updated)

NBC renews ‘Parks and Rec’ and axes ‘Whitney,’ ’1600 Penn’ and two others (Updated)

By | May 10, 2013 at 11:05 am | One comment

UPDATE: May 10, 8:36 pm ET -- Community has been officially renewed! However, The New Normal will not return for a second season on NBC. UPDATE: May 10, 5:55 pm ET -- Comedian John Mulaney's project did not get picked up, reports Deadline. The semi-autobiographical...

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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 --...

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‘Whitney’ gets a premiere date and ‘Animal Practice’ gets canceled but what’s the deal with ‘Community?’

‘Whitney’ gets a premiere date and ‘Animal Practice’ gets canceled but what’s the deal with ‘Community?’

By | October 18, 2012 at 3:01 pm | No comments

The good news is that after NBC announced Whitney’s second season premiere date and then announced it wouldn’t premiere on that date, Whitney finally has a premiere date (again): Nov. 14 at 8 pm ET leading into the Jimmy Fallon-produced Guys with Kids. The good news gets...

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‘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...

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‘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...

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NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

By | October 4, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

It turns out the ratings for two of NBC's new comedies, Whitney and Up All All Night have been strong enough to warrant full season commitments. Many times networks will test out new shows by committing to a certain number of episodes, promote the hell out of those episodes and...

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Watch four minutes of Whitney Cummings' NBC show "Whitney"

By | May 16, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 4 comments

Whitney Cummings had a huge pilot season, as two of her shows were picked up by networks. The one in which she stars, Whitney, was scooped up by NBC and will co-star comedian Chris D'Elia. Centering around the pair's live-in relationship, it takes somewhat edgy look at...

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NBC picks up Whitney Cummings sitcom, "Whitney"

By | May 11, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 14 comments

Fast-rising stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings' pilot, Whitney has been picked up for production at NBC, it was just announced at the network's upfront presentation tonight. As we reported back in January, the pilot centered around a young couple trying to balance their lives...

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