Maybe See TV? The week in pilots, script commitments and development deals (Aug. 28, 2014)
The Emmys may have celebrated the past year of television, and the new Fall TV series have yet to premiere, but Hollywood always keeps an eye to the future, and August still signifies the start to the following year's development cycle. You'll hear a lot in the trades and the trade winds from now th... [Read More]
FOX buys comedy pilot based on Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo’s life
Well this looks interesting. According to Deadline, the Fox network has bought a new comedy pilot from Psych creator Steve Franks that will be based off of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo’s life. Entitled DeTour, the single camera comedy “centers on a thirtysomething rock star who, unable t... [Read More]
Fox Is Developing a Comedy Based on Weezer Frontman Rivers Cuomo's Life
by Megh Wright Weezer's frontman Rivers Cuomo might be getting the Fox sitcom treatment. THR reports that the network has given a put-pilot commitment to DeTour, a single-cam comedy from Psych creator Steve Franks that will focus on "a 30-something rock star who, unable to rationalize his success an... [Read More]
Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri fail to wane, Jon Stewart and the writers at The Daily Show succeeded in putting the coverage of the Michael Brown shooting in great perspective. On last night’s Daily Show, Stewart opens the show congratulating Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report on their ... [Read More]
Ranking, watching and surveying the entire catalog of The Simpsons with showrunner Al Jean
Twenty-five years of The Simpsons has passed before our eyes, and it's about to happen again -- all in a row, all at once. The FXX complete marathon of The Simpsons -- complete with The Simpsons Movie airing in sequence of when during the series it arrived in cinemas -- begins this morning and conti... [Read More]
Check Out a Preview for 'Mulaney' with Nasim Pedrad, Natasha Leggero, and More
by Megh Wright A week ago Fox posted the above sneak peek of the upcoming debut season of Mulaney, and while it's tough to judge a new show based on a 30-second preview, one thing is for certain: "It's Andre!" is going to be the hottest TV catchphrase come October 5th. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Bob’s Burgers, Harry Shearer among first-time winners at 2014 Emmy Awards
"Mazel Tina!" That's an appropriate title for the episode that won Bob's Burgers its first Emmy Award over the weekend. Harry Shearer, long known but never properly celebrated for his voice work on The Simpsons, also earned his first individual Emmy during the Creative Emmys ceremonies, held separat... [Read More]
Fox Passes on Tina Fey's Pilot 'Cabot College'
by Megh Wright Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's women's college-themed Fox pilot Cabot College has been stuck in a state of limbo for a while now, but today Variety reports that the network has officially passed on the comedy starring Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Broadway performer Jack Cutmore-Scot... [Read More]
Cast of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ give a first look at season 2
The Emmy winning rookie sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, is coming back for its second season on September 28th. While you count down the days, the cast gives a first look at what to expect this season in this new preview promo from Fox. Jake goes undercover, and Gina and Charles come out from under the ... [Read More]
The 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Cast Gives a Season 2 Preview
by Megh Wright The second season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine doesn't premiere on Fox until September 28th, but in the meantime the network released this first-look preview featuring the main cast giving some hints of what to expect when the Golden Globe-winning show makes its glorious return, including so... [Read More]