Canadian actor/singer Nolan Gerard Funk has been added to the cast of Glee as the leader of the Dalton Academy Warblers, TV Line reports. His recurring character, Hunter, will try to convince Blaine (Darren Criss) to return to the group to compete for the national championships.
First news broke that Rainn Wilson may be headed out the door at The Office, and now it looks like Mindy Kaling could follow.
Less than a week after it leaked that NBC is developing a Dwight-centered Office spin-off, Fox has picked up a comedy pilot written by and starring Kaling, Vulture reports.
NBC developing The Office spin-off about Dwight Schrute
The half-hour comedy project, which NBC is said to have passed on, follows a "young...
Question: Have you kept up with CW's Aliens in America and Everybody Hates Chris this season? Wonky scheduling and strike delays have made a mess of things, and the CW seems to have forgotten these shows exist. (Two weeks ago, a new episode of Aliens in America was billed as a repeat in all the TV listings I checked.) I ask because I consider these to be two of the best comedies on television and, deceptively, among the boldest. Here are two wholesome, light-hearted shows dealing intelligently with race with abundant humor and without ever preaching. Chris has had some drop-off in quality since its fantastic first season, but Aliens is on a roll and seems to get zero promotion from the network or from TV critics. A sitcom about Muslim-American relations could have been a crass disaster, but it has grown into something I think everyone should watch. And it continues to push the envelope with warmth instead of cynicism. Several weeks ago, the Tolchuks befriended a misunderstood ...
Someone alert the nice folks at the MIA Network some fresh product's headed their way. I just got the unofficial official word that one of this season's best new comedies, Aliens in America, has been axed. Despite rave reviews when it debuted last fall, the CW laffer went largely ignored by viewers. Which sucks for them, because they missed out on a fantastic little show.I've got better news for fans of another CW comedy, Reaper. I'm told it's "90 percent likely" that it'll be on the network's fall sked. Stay close to the Ausiello Report throughout the weekend for the latest renewals and cancellations ahead of next week's upfronts. In the meantime, share your favorite Aliens memories in the comments section below.Related:• Exclusive: New Amsterdam Is Not Immortal Fox Fall: Death Lives On, Back to You Won't Be Back The CW "Outsources" Its Sunday-night Block; Two Dramas, Two Comedies Coming