Tag Archives: Comedy

Freeform Acquires Marvel’s NEW WARRIORS Comedy

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Freeform has snapped up a live action comedy based on Marvel’s New Warriors comic. New Warriors is about six young people with powers living and working together. Not quite super, not yet heroes and with powers and abilities on the opposite end of the spectrum of The Avengers, the New Warriors want to make a […]

SENIOR MOMENT Casts William Shatner As Star

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William Shatner is set to star in independent romantic comedy Senior Moment. Shatner plays a retired Top Gun Navy pilot who tested aircraft for NASA. After speeding around town in his vintage convertible hot rod with his best friend in tow, he gets caught in a major crackdown to get dangerous senior drivers off the […]

Eva Longoria To Star In Comedy TYPE-A

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Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) has nabbed the lead on new Fox comedy pilot Type-A. Type-A is a workplace comedy about a group of consultants hand-picked to do the dirty work most professionals can’t handle: layoffs, downsizing, generally delivering horrible news. To everyone else, they’re the enemy – to one another, they’re family. Longoria will play Axler, […]

Pilot THIN ICE Casts Ian Harding

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Fox comedy pilot Thin Ice has cast Ian Harding (Pretty Little Liars) as a regular. The comedy which is set on an Antartica research station follows a receptionist (played by Bridgit Mendler) in her new role. Harding will portray Andrew, the Antarctica-based research team’s station manager who’s trying his best to adjust to his new gig […]

ABC Adds Two More Pilots

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ABC are adding to their pilot slate with the latest offerings hailing from Ellen DeGeneres and Aaron Kaplan. Charlie Foxtrot hails from scribe Sam Sklaver, a writer/producer on ABC’s “American Housewife.” Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor of Kapital Entertainment are serving as executive producers. The single-camera comedy follows Captain Charlie Taylor, a cautious, lovable dentist stationed at […]

Fox Greenlights GHOSTED Comedy Pilot

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Fox have picked up a pilot starring Craig Robinson and Adam Scott called Ghosted. Ghosted centers on a cynical skeptic (Robinson), and a genius “true believer” in the paranormal (Scott), who are recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into the rampant “unexplained” activity in Los Angeles – all while uncovering a larger mystery that […]

NBC Pilots Comedy Roundup

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Let’s break down the Pilot season news from NBC so far with a number of new comedy offering from noted comedy actors. Read on for a summary of what to expect so you can choose which show or shows you want to root for. Creators and contributors include Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey and Bill Lawrence. […]

ABC Pilot News 2 Comedies

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ABC are looking to add to the comedy offering with two new pilot greenlit. Start Up, based on the podcast of the same name, would see Zach Braff set to star, executive produce and direct the pilot. The single-camera comedy follows Alex Schuman (Braff), an inquisitive journalist, husband and father, who dives headfirst into the brave new […]

NBC Comedy Pilot Set To Star Isabella Russo

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Isabella Russo is set to star in a new comedy on NBC from Kourtney Kang EP on Fresh Off The Boat. The untitled comedy will revolve around Russo’s character Katie as she grows up in 1988 Philadelphia as the only girl in the only mixed race family in the neighbourhood. Russo most recently appeared on […]

Comedy THE MICK Gets Four More Episodes

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New Fox comedy The Mick has just been granted four more episodes for its first season. This means that the first season of the comedy starring Kaitlin Olson will now run to 17 episodes. The decision to extend the show comes relatively early with only three episodes having aired so far. The Mick stars Olson as […]