Tucker Cawley

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Inside the Demise of NBC's Once-Promising Comedy Up All Night

NBC's Up All Night should have been a hit. The show came with a strong comedy pedigree: It starred Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph and was produced by Saturday Night Live don Lorne Michaels. At the center was what seemed to be a relatable premise for the young adults watching the network's upscale comedies: a hip, young couple adjusts to life with a baby.

But two years after creator Emily Spivey shot the pilot (then called Alpha Mom), Up All Night is all but gone, suffering the death of a thousand tinkers. A heavily touted plan to morph the show into a multi-camera sitcom is now mostly abandoned, and some of the outlandish ideas bandied about for the revamp (including one idea involving rock star...read more

Up All Night Hires New Showrunner

More changes are happening over at NBC's Up All Night.

Linda Wallem has been hired as the comedy series' new showrunner as it revamps itself heading into the spring, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She'll replace Tucker Cawley, who is leaving to become a consulting producer on Fox's The Mindy Project.read more

Up All Night to Go on Extended Hiatus, Return as Multi-Camera Comedy

NBC's Up All Night will halt production next week and return next spring as a multi-camera comedy filmed in front of a live audience, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The show will take a three-month break after wrapping production on its 11th episode next week, in order to convert the stage and set to the new format, NBC said Monday. The existing episodes will air into December, and production will resume in February. read more

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Credits

Year Title Description
2009 Hank TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond TV Show Series, Co-Executive Producer
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond TV Show Series, Producer
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond TV Show Series, Supervising Producer

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Up All Night Bosses Talk Season 2 Changes: Unemployment, Cast Shakeups and Wedding Bells?

The first season of Up All Night ended on a high note, with Chris (Will Arnett) finally getting to propose to Reagan (Christina Applegate) the way he'd always dreamed. But don't expect everything to be romance and rainbows when the show returns for its sophomore season Thursday at 8:30/7:30c. Creator and executive producer Emily Spivey and producer Tucker Cawley spoke to TVGuide.com about the huge changes coming to this season, which kicks off with some very bad news for Reagan and Ava (Maya Rudolph). read more

Cheers & Jeers: Men of a Certain Age — In A League of Its Own

Cheers to Men of a Certain Age for pitching a perfect episode.

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CBS Hires Heather Locklear for Assistants

Heather Locklear won't have to dig deep for her next role. She'll be playing a famous actress.

The former Melrose Place star has landed a lead role in CBS' sitcom pilot, The Assistants, according to Deadline. She'll play Ali, a big-name actress whose emotional problems and insecurities may have led to her success.

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CBS Orders Celebrity Assistants Comedy

CBS has given the greenlight to The Assistants, a half-hour comedy from Tucker Cawley, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The Assistants, written and executive-produced by Cawley (Parks and Recreation, Everybody Loves Raymond), follows... read more

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