Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Tony Danza to Star in Greg Garcia’s NBC Family Comedy ‘Sebastian’
Tony Danza just landed a new starring sitcom role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Danza has joined the cast of Greg Garcia’s multi-cam comedy pilot Sebastian, which stars standup Sebastian Maniscalco and was ordered to pilot earlier this month. The show will center on Maniscalco “a... [Read More]
NBC Orders Two Multi-Cam Pilots and Game Show/Sitcom Hybrid ‘Crunch Time’
NBC just added a round of new comedy pilots, including two multi-cam projects starring standup comedians. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has picked up an untitled comedy produced by Bill Lawrence and written by Undateable’s Adam Sztykiel. Starring standup Vladimir Caamano, th... [Read More]
Greg Garcia Developing ‘Letters to Beyonce’ and ‘The Pack’ for NBC and Fox
The Millers creator Greg Garcia just added two new comedy projects. Deadline reports that Garcia has teamed up with Millers writers Austen Earl and Chadd Gindin for new series at NBC and Fox. Here’s the description of both projects via Deadline: NBC’s Letters to Beyonce, written/executiv... [Read More]
Stephnie Weir and Bobby Bowman Have Comedies in the Works at CBS
CBS is currently developing two new comedies from Stephnie Weir and Bobby Bowman. Deadline reports that The Millers creator Greg Garcia is working with Stephnie Weir and Bobby Bowman on two different series. Weir’s project is a multi-cam series tentatively titled Y’all in the Family and ... [Read More]
CBS Orders 'Rush Hour' Pilot and Two Other Comedies
by Megh Wright CBS announced three new pilot orders yesterday. According to Variety, the network has ordered a pilot based on the Rush Hour film franchise that Bill Lawrence and Brett Ratner began developing last year as well as two comedy pilots called Super Clyde and Joe Time. This makes the secon... [Read More]
Maybe See TV? The week in pilots, script commitments and development deals (Sept. 18, 2014)
You'll hear a lot in the trades and the trade winds from now through pilot season, which starts in earnest in January, all the way up to the cable Upfronts in the spring and the broadcast network Upfronts in May -- when TV programmers present their new and returning lineups to impress and attract ad... [Read More]
CBS Makes Its Rejected Rupert Grint/Greg Garcia Pilot 'Super Clyde' Available Online
by Bradford Evans CBS made an unusual move this week by uploading a comedy pilot that turned down to the internet. Called Super Clyde, the show was created by Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl, The Millers) and stars Harry Potter's Rupert Grint as a fast food employee who decides to become a superhero. T... [Read More]
Watch the pilot for “Super Clyde” that could have made Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry part of the CBS network
Watching the new fall season of network TV, it's easy to forget that none of these shows exists in a vacuum. You may love or hate an individual sitcom or show, but its placement on the primetime schedule has as much to do with the politics of what else is on the air -- competing for half-hours of yo... [Read More]