NBC bought a half-hour comedy created and written by former CSI actress Liz Vassey, Deadline reports.
Four Play follows an unlikely family raising a newly adopted child. Todd Holland and Karey Burke's Dark Toy Entertainment, Flody Suarez and Universal TV will produce.
NBC has ordered four more comedies, including projects from Chelsea Handler, Hank Azaria and Amanda Peet. In addition, the network has picked up Chuck for a fifth and final season, and has canceled The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles and Outsourced.
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Based on Handler's best-selling book, Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea (which TVGuide.com had spotlighted as one of its 11 Promising Pilots) centers on an outspoken, sexually aggressive young woman (Laura Prepon) who works in a bar, where she drinks away its profits, avoids her eccentric father (Lenny Clarke) and goes ...
Kathryn Hahn will star opposite Hank Azaria in NBC's Free Agents pilot, TVGuide.com has learned.
Based on the UK comedy of the same name, the show centers on two colleagues — one who just...
NBC picked up four additional pilots Thursday, including three comedies and an Inception-style thriller that explores dual realities.
REM, a twist on the typical crime procedural, centers on a police detective who's involved in a traumatic car accident and then wakes up in two fractured realities. The project follows his simultaneous and parallel lives with his broken family. As the title suggests, the Rapid Eye Movement sleeping state may have something to do with the cop's split perceptions. Warner Bros.' Oscar-nominated film Inception played with the idea of manipulating and controlling one's dream state.
As Ron Snuffkin on Sons of Tucson, Tyler Labine plays a financially strapped ne'er-do-well who poses as the father of three kids for money. Behind the scenes of the new Fox comedy, however, Labine bears significantly more responsibility.
"I never totally saw [Sons of Tucson] as clearly as when we saw Tyler Labine. When we found him, it was like...