ABC Orders ‘Single Parents’ and ‘Steps’ Comedy Pilots
Two new comedy pilots are in the works at ABC. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to single-cam comedies called Single Parents and Steps. From New Girl’s Liz Meriwether and J.J. Philbin, Single Parents centers on a group of “dysfunctional single parents” who ... [Read More]
Fox Orders ‘Daddy Issues’ Comedy Pilot Produced by Liz Meriwether
New Girl’s Liz Meriwether has a new pilot in the works at Fox. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a comedy produced by Meriwether titled Daddy Issues with Erin Foster (Barely Famous) set to write and star. Based on Foster’s life, Daddy Issues centers on Fo... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald Might Get to Host His Own Talk Show for Netflix
Norm Macdonald fielded questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA assisted by The Washington Post, and he dropped some pretty big news for fans of his podcast Norm Macdonald Live when asked why he seems “embarrassed” or like he hates to host the show. “I did my podcast in ... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and directed by Brownstein called Search and Destroy. Loosely based on Brownstein’s life and her bestselling 2015 memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, th... [Read More]
truTV Announces a Pile of Premiere Dates, New Series, and Shows in Development
Lots of news just broke over at truTV. When it comes to returning series, the network confirmed premiere dates for Guy Branum’s Talk Show the Game Show (Thursday, February 1st at 10:30pm and 11:00pm), The Chris Gethard Show (Tuesday, March 20th at 11:00pm), and six animated episodes of Ad... [Read More]
A ‘Mad About You’ Revival Is Reportedly in the Works
Mad About You might be the next sitcom to return to television. According to TVLine, Sony has reportedly begun “informal talks” with Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt to return for a limited-run revival of the series, which originally ran on NBC for seven seasons from 1992-1999. Sony did not co... [Read More]
Niecy Nash Says a ‘Reno 911!’ Movie Is in the Works
The Reno 911! gang might be headed to the big screen. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, cast member Niecy Nash revealed that a movie based on the Comedy Central series is currently in the works: “I’m trying to get everybody to commit to it this summer!” Nash said. Reno 911! co-cr... [Read More]
A Revival of ‘The Office’ Is Reportedly in Development at NBC
NBC wants more of The Office. Sources have confirmed to Variety and TVLine that the network is looking to revive the series for the 2018-2019 season. The revival would still be set at the Scranton branch of Dunder Mufflin but feature “a mix of new and old cast members” – Steve Care... [Read More]
Issa Rae Has Two New Projects in Development at HBO
Insecure creator/star Issa Rae has two more TV projects in the works at HBO. According to Deadline, Rae has teamed up with writer Travon Free (The Daily Show, Full Frontal) for a half-hour single-cam comedy series in development at the network called Him or Her, which “chronicles the dating li... [Read More]
Casey Wilson and Jackie Clarke Are Developing a Comedy Series at NBC
Casey Wilson and Superstore writer Jackie Clarke are teaming up for a new comedy series in the works at NBC. According to Variety, the network has given a put-pilot commitment to a single-cam comedy written and executive produced by the duo, which would star Wilson as “a woman w... [Read More]