This month in comedian TV deals with the broadcast networks

The new fall TV season still hasn’t introduced all of its new series, and already we have two new straight-to-series orders from the broadcast networks this month. FOX says all systems go for Bless The Harts, an animated comedy featuring the voices of Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell and Ike Barinholtz, for the 2019-2020 […]

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This month in comedian TV deals with the broadcast networks

The new fall TV season still hasn’t introduced all of its new series, and already we have two new straight-to-series orders from the broadcast networks this month. FOX says all systems go for Bless The Harts, an animated comedy featuring the voices of Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell and Ike Barinholtz, for the 2019-2020 […]

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Comedians making TV network deals for the 2019 season

September doesn’t just mark the start of the new fall TV season. It also heralds the start of broadcast network buying season for potential series they may need come the following fall! It’s an endless circle of money! The 2019 sitcom shopping season started early on Aug. 17 with CBS giving a put-pilot order to […]

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Roseanne without Roseanne: ABC orders The Conners to 10-episode season

After all this, ABC is still making more episodes of Roseanne. Just now, without Roseanne. The rumors quickly ramped up after ABC cancelled the once-revived hit thanks to Roseanne Barr’s racist Tweets, and it’s now official. The Conners, a spinoff of Roseanne, will come back this fall with 10 new episodes of the family, including John […]

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Will & Grace’s second life on NBC will have at least three seasons, extend through 2020

A decade after an eight-season run on NBC, Will & Grace is proving even more popular for the network in its revival — already earning a two-season renewal into 2020. The cast and creators announced the news Saturday during a previously planned celebration of the sitcom at PaleyFest in Beverly Hills. After originally airing from […]

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CBS bringing back Murphy Brown for a new season in 2018

Thirty years after it debuted and 20 years after it went off the air, Murphy Brown is returning to CBS. The Eye Network announced the revival Wednesday with a straight-back-to-series 13-episode order. Named one of the “25 Greatest TV Characters of All Time” by TV Guide, and singled out by Vice President Dan Quayle in 1992 […]

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Kristen Wiig will star in a sitcom for Apple TV

Apple’s launch into original TV/streaming programming continues, with the announcement late last week that Kristen Wiig will star in a half-hour sitcom for them, executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and her production shingle. Wiig starred for seven seasons on Saturday Night Live and earned four Emmy nominations during that time. She also received an Academy […]

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25 Years Later: Martin Lawrence Says A ‘Martin’ Reunion Will Not Happen

Over the weekend Martin the series turned 25 years old. You would think we would be able to see some of the show’s stars back together again to celebrate the shows mark in history. Unfortunately with the passing of Tommy Ford it just wouldn’t feel the same according to Martin Lawrence. In a recent interview with […]

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A Recommendation: The Hallmark Channel’s Late Night Lineup

When looking for good comedy options, the Hallmark Channel is probably the absolute last place you would look. It’s a network named after a greeting card company that specializes in “original” romantic dramedies that are designed to be as predictable and unchallenging as humanly possible. But from 11:00pm to 5:00am, the otherwise dull channel morphs into the […]

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Stephen Colbert’s Cartoon Trump earns spinoff sitcom series on Showtime

This past year has seen several late-night TV shows spin off their segments into their own series, and now it’s Stephen Colbert’s turn. Showtime announced today it has ordered 10 half-hour episodes of an untitled animates series starring the Cartoon Donald Trump who has made several appearances over the past year on The Late Show […]

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