ABC has picked up comedy pilot The Winklers, TVGuide.com has learned.
The multi-camera sitcom focuses on an emotionally reserved construction worker whose life is changed when he moves in with his over-sharing in-laws. As previously reported, Henry Winkler is slated to star in the comedy.
Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) has come a long way from that overeager deputy director of the Parks Department trying to navigate the bureaucracy of building a park in the small town of Pawnee. Parks and Recreation's heroine is still as enthusiastic, but now she's attained several of her life's goals
Parks and Recreation's 100th episode is upon us!
When the NBC comedy returns on Thursday, Jan. 9 (8:30/7:30c), Ann (Rashida Jones) and Chris (Rob Lowe) will be desperate to find out the sex of their baby thanks to some unintelligible writing by Dr. Saperstein (Henry Winkler). But ...
To celebrate its 100th episode, MAD is getting "Super"-sized. The animated sketch-comedy series features a parody of the Superman blockbuster Man of Steel in Monday's double-sized show (Nov. 11 at 8:30/7:30c on Cartoon Network). Producer Kevin Shinick recruited Weird Al Yankovic and Henry Winkler to voice Superman and his father, Jor-El, respectively in the sketch, which takes a playful jab at the film's controversial violence.
The network gave Shinick 22-minutes to play with — twice the Emmy-nominated show's typical episode length — and he's stuffed it with a variety of pop-culture parodies and comedy bits. The featured musical sketch, "The Worst Show Ever," is inspired by a certain boy band. "It's One Direction's take on having to watch MAD," Shinick says, emphasizing his series' self-deprecating attitude. Yankovic will voice the band's manager.
The Fonz may be returning to TV!
ABC has given a pilot production commitment to a multi-camera comedy that would star Henry Winkler, Deadline reports.
The project hails from...