Tom Werner

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How Bill Cosby's Tarnished Legacy Impacts His Business

A year ago, Bill Cosby, armed with a pitch for a new TV show, began taking meetings with network executives. The idea was simple: Re-create the magic of The Cosby Show with a sitcom built for a new generation.

"There is a viewership out there that wants to see comedy, and warmth, and love, and...read more

Ex-NBC Employee: “Covering Up” for Bill Cosby Forced Me to Quit

A former NBC employee has come forward to say that years of "covering up" for Bill Cosby eventually made him quit his job.

Frank Scotti tells the New York Daily News that he was essentially Cosby's yes-man — standing guard outside the comedian's dressing room while he brought young models in, paying off women in exchange for their silence, and even securing a second apartment for Cosby's exploits.

"I did a lot of crazy things for him," Scotti, 90, told the Daily News. "He was covering himself by having my name on it. It was a coverup. I realized it later."

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How the NBA's Biggest Stars Are Taking on TV

They've got game on the court — but what about on TV? Several current and past NBA stars are taking a shot at producing, often with shows that were inspired by their own lives.

Many of them have even formed production companies, with an eye toward making Hollywood more of a full-time gig once they're pooped on hoops. Recently returned Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is leading the charge, as one of the executive producers on the new Starz comedy...read more

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Let's Go To Prison Scene: Trial By Jur
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How to Build a Brand [HD]

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Survivor's Remorse TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Are You There, Chelsea? TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2011 Good Vibes TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2011 America in Primetime TV Show Series, Remarks by
2009 Hank TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Report: Bill Cosby Finalizes Deal for NBC Comedy

Bill Cosby will soon be returning to TV.

The comedian has finalized a deal with NBC to bring a new half-hour family comedy to the network, according to Deadline.

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Starz Orders Basketball Comedy From LeBron James

LeBron James' empire is expanding into TV.

Starz has picked up a scripted comedy, titled Survivor's Remorse, executive-produced by James, Tom Werner (That '70s Show, Roseanne), Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter. Glee vet Mike O'Malley, who has also written for Shameless, will serve as... read more

Bill Cosby Returning to NBC for New Family Comedy

Bill Cosby is returning to NBC for a new family comedy, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The network is developing a half-hour comedy featuring Cosby as the patriarch of a multi-generational family. According to Deadline, which first reported the news, Cosby is once again partnering with producer Tom Werner, who produced The Cosby Show.

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NBC Orders Anchorman-esque Comedy From Will Ferrell

NBC has ordered three comedy pilots from Will Ferrell, Jason Katims and Dan Mazer, TVGuide.com has learned.

Set in 1962, Mission Control is a workplace comedy in the tone of Anchorman that examines... read more

Bill Cosby Developing New Family Comedy

Nostalgia is all the rage these days, so it comes as no surprise that Bill Cosby is hoping to return to prime time.

The comedian  told Yahoo TV that he's re-teamed with one of The Cosby Show producers Tom Werner to develop a family comedy that "would [satisfy] the people who have come to me in public places and said, 'Can't you put something on that I can watch?'"

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