Christina Applegate is out, Maya Rudolph is pregnant and other reasons Up All Night is doomed

The drama currently surrounding NBC’s series Up All Night is beginning to rival that of Community from 10 months ago. When the latter show’s creator and executive producer Dan Harmon was ousted in May of last year, it blew the mind’s of the show’s cult followers. The major difference between Community and Up All Night’s situation, however, is that I don’t expect Up All Night’s less nerdy, less-culty following to

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Preview the new seasons of Up All Night, Parks and Rec and The Office (Videos)

It’s a big night for comedy, folks, as a trio of our favorite shows premiere tonight on NBC. The newcomer Up All Night with Will Arnett, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph is entering its sophomore season at 8:30 pm ET, The Office – in its ninth and final season – follows at 9 pm ET and the long-awaited fifth season of Parks and Recreation kicks off its 22-episode ride at

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Comedy power couple Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting up

In the world of entertainment and especially comedy, nine years is a long time to be married. Still, it’s super sad to hear that one of comedy’s real-life favorite couples Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting up. A rep for Arnett and Poehler confirmed the news, saying “It’s very amicable.” The couple have two children — Archie, 3, and Abel, 2 — and have appeared together on the big

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NBC renews ‘Parks and Recreation’ and ‘Up All Night’

By last night, we knew both 30 Rock and Community had been renewed for new, albeit shortened, seasons. We still didn’t know about Parks and Recreation and The Office– or Up All Night and Whitney, for that matter. Well, now we know Parks and Recreation and Up All Night will officially return. Parks and Rec — starring Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Adam Scott, Retta, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza,

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“30 Rock” takes the place of “Community” and more changes in comedy at NBC

NBC, the network responsible for most of today’s watch-worthy comedies, just announced that it would be shuffling some of its sitcoms around. And at first glance, the changes make sense. Let’s get the most important facts out of the way. Despite what you may have heard on Twitter, NBC is not cancelling Community and we have no reason to believe we won’t see the 22 episodes NBC promised viewers for

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Molly Shannon guests on “Up All Night” this week; watch a preview and interviews

On a new episode of Up All Night going down Wednesday at 8 pm ET on NBC, Saturday Night Live alum Molly Shannon joins up with her real-life friend and fellow former SNL’r Maya Rudolph. Shannon guests as a new employee (Nancy) under Maya’s character Ava, who hosts a daytime chat show. Ava wants her canned, because she stinks at her job. But Reagan (Christina Applegate), the producer of Ava’s

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

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 monitor how many people tune in. After two episodes of Whitney and three showings of Up All Night, NBC has

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Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms

Two big stories have just popped up in the TV sitcom world today, and I am cautiously optimistic regarding one. One of the shows I have been looking forward to this Fall is Up All Night; starring Will Arnett, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph. The show centers around a couple with a new baby who struggle to keep their sanity. But because those three aren’t fabulous enough someone has included

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