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Community and SNL Alums Head to Benched

Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown has landed her first post-Community role!

Brown, as well as Saturday Night Live alums Molly Shannon and Chris Parnell, will guest-star on USA's new comedy Benched, the network announced Tuesday.

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The Writers' Room Goes Behind the Scenes With Comic Book Adaptations

Jim Rash, Robert Kirkman and Blair Butler

Zombies have treated the brains behind AMC's The Walking Dead very well. But Robert Kirkman, who originated the comic book series that inspired the show, admits the early days of his career were slower than, well, the undead. "You have to be crazy to get into [writing]," Kirkman tells SundanceTV's The Writers' Room, which digs into the art of creating some of TV's biggest series. "I went massively into debt."

On April 25's special comic book-themed episode, Kirkman recounts some of the obstacles he faced in getting the TV adaptation of... read more

FX Orders Two Comedy Series, Including Nat Faxon-Judy Greer Vehicle

Nat Faxon, Judy Greer

FX has given 10-episode orders to comedy series Married and You're the Worst, the networked announced Friday. Both comedies are expected to debut in July.

Married stars Ben & Kate's Nat Faxon and Arrested Development's Judy Greer as Russ and Lina Bowman, a married couple whose romance struggles to survive suburbia. read more

Fox Orders Pilot from Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Jim Rash, Nat Faxon

With pilot season just around the corner, Fox is off to an early start. The network has ordered Fatrick, a half-hour comedy from Oscar-winning Descendants screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim RashTVLine reports.

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Trophy Wife’s Michaela Watkins on Jackie's New Man and Stepping Back Into the Dating World

Michaela Watkins

Trophy Wife fans everywhere were elated Friday to hear that ABC had picked up the freshman comedy for a full season, but maybe no one more so than star Michaela Watkins.

"I feel like there are times when shows that.... read more

Pilot Season: Nat Faxon to Play Paget Brewster's Love Interest in ABC's Spy

Nat Faxon

Nat Faxon has landed his first post-Ben and Kate role, as Paget Brewster's love interest on the ABC comedy pilot Spy, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Tuesday TV Review: Halloween High Jinks, a Covert Director

Lucas Neff and Shannon Woodward

Alert to Great Pumpkin fans: You'll need to be almost as patient as Linus for this year's annual showing of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, which ABC is saving for Halloween night itself, at 8/7c, kicking off Wednesday's great lineup of comedy (though considerably less great without The Middle in the equation). But unlike Linus, you will get your payoff, one considerably more satisfying than the rock Charlie Brown always ends up with after trick or treating.

Are there any timeless classics among Tuesday's Halloween sitcom treats? Perhaps not, but here are a few good reasons to watch (if storm coverage subsides):

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Ben and Kate's Dakota Johnson on Kate's Happy Halloween — and "Hunky Love Interest"!

Dakota Johnson

Trick or treat? That's what Kate (Dakota Johnson) will find out on Tuesday's Halloween episode of Ben and Kate (airing at 8:30/7:30c on Fox), when she decides to abandon her typically conservative attitude towards the holiday — i.e. dressing her daughter Maddie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones) up as young historical figures — at the encouragement of her flirtatious friend BJ (Lucy Punch). Responsible mom Kate even gets into the Halloween spirit herself, accepting an invitation from her cute neighbor to attend a costume party at his house — and not being shy about showing her interest in him when she arrives.

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Watch My Show: Ben and Kate's Dana Fox Answers Our Showrunner Survey

Ben and Kate

Dana Fox was working on New Girl last year when she came up with the idea of developing a show loosely based on her brother, Ben (he's currently an ad exec but years ago was a bit of a free spirit). The siblings' real-life relationship forms the basis of Fox's Ben and Kate, (Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30c). Nat Faxon and Dakota Johnson star as the brother-sister duo who bicker but ultimately lean on each other for support. Fox filled out our showrunner survey to explain why Ben and Kate deserves some brotherly love.... read more

Fox Gives Full-Season Orders to Ben & Kate, The Mindy Project

Mindy Kaling, Nat Faxon

Fox has given full-season orders to new comedies The Mindy Project and Ben and Kate, Fox announced Monday.

Fall TV Popularity Contest: Did you like Ben and Kate and The Mindy Project?

"Ben and Kate and The Mindy Project have everything we want to stand for in comedy: smart writing, hugely appealing casts and comedy that feels contemporary and real," Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly said in a statement.

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