• Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Superstore are basically the same show and here’s why

    Cheers, Friends, Seinfeld, 30 Rock, Golden Girls, The Office, Parks and Recreation; NBC has given us some of the most iconic sitcoms of all time and Brooklyn Nine-Nine is poised to be its newest tentpole sitcom. After being unexpectedly dropped by Fox after five beloved seasons, Brooklyn Nine-Nine was picked up by NBC for a sixth season and last week’s premiere garnered 3.6 million viewers—up 71% from last year’s season

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    Anne Heche sitcom ‘Save Me’ coming to NBC

    NBC, which will present its full Fall lineup a week from today, has green lighted a comedy pilot starring Anne Heche to series, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. The project, Save Me, stars the That’s What She Said co-star playing a woman (Heche) who believes she is channeling God after a traumatic accident. Alexandra Breckenridge and Michael Landes co-star. Here’s the official logline: A woman, who lets herself go while in

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    CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

    It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider’s new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mike & Molly’s Melissa McCarthy, who scored an Emmy for her work on the aforementioned CBS show and became a standout star after her scene-stealing performance in

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    Can Snoop Dogg become a viable comedy star?

    With so much drama in the L.B.C., it must be time for Snoop Dogg to do some comedy. It seems the hip-hop icon is developing a family sitcom for Warner Bros. in which he would star as a father. The project would team the rapper with producer Don Reo, who has written for Everybody Hates Chris, M*A*S*H, and Golden Girls. Reo also created the Damon Wayans sitcom My Wife and

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    Wendi McLendon-Covey snags role in Fox’s “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”

    Most comedy nerds, including myself, will always remember Wendi McLendon-Covey as Deputy Clementine Johnson, the slutty, mouthy officer on Comedy Central’s Reno 911! But since her time on the cult hit ended in 2008, her career has been blowing up. And that means we’ll all just have to come to terms with this fact: the woman has comedy skills that move far beyond the Reno Sheriff’s Department. And Hollywood has,

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    Exclusive: A list of comedians cast in new pilots

    Fall is an underrated season. The leaves change, the weather becomes more tolerable, baseball gives way to football, and – best of all, for some – our favorite TV shows kick back into gear after a long hiatus. And that means we get new episodes of old favorites as well as a whole slew of brand new pilots. The problem? We get a whole slew of brand new pilots. Fall

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