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Watch Friday Night Lights and Parenthood Join Forces

Earlier this week, NBC announced that four of their shows—Chicago Fire, Grimm, Parks and Recreation, and Parenthood—would produce complementary webisodes while the series are off the air during the Olympics. Typically, webisodes mayShow More Summary

Mather Zickel Joins NBC Pilot ‘Bad Judge’, Lilli Birdsell In ABC’s ‘Sea Of Fire’

Mather Zickel (House Of Lies, Masters Of Sex) has been cast opposite Kate Walsh in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Bad Judge. The project, from writer Chad Kultgen and producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Anne Heche, centers on Rebecca...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Chicago Fire to Debut Dawson-Centered Webisodes During Olympics Break

Chicago Fire will be off the air for more than a month during the Winter Olympics, but the show's die-hard fans will still be able catch up with members of Firehouse 51. NBC is producing four new webisodes that will premiere online at...Show More Summary

'Chicago PD' Star Jason Beghe on Voight: 'He's Not a Bad Man'

NBC's Chicago PD, a spinoff from Chicago Fire, premiered a couple weeks ago to mixed review. At the Television Critics Association press tour, the cast and executive producer Dick Wolf took to the stage to answers questions about the new series. Show More Summary

'Chicago P.D.' EP Dick Wolf on Franchise Building, Ratings Pressure

Despite a dip in its second outing, the producer for the "Chicago Fire" spinoff says his NBC outings have typically been slow to start. read more

Dan Harmon Explains His Cultural Influences

Dan Harmon, the creator and executive producer of NBC’s Community, was controversially fired after season three in 2012, but he’ll be back at the show’s helm when it returns for its fifth season on January 2. In no particular order, these are the movies, books, and evolutionary anthropologists that inspired... More »

10 things to expect in 'Chicago Fire'

The folks at Firehouse 51 will be fighting more than fires on Season 2 of NBC's "Chicago Fire.""There's an outside threat to the firehouse-more than one actually. One is physical and one is mental," executive producer Derek Haas said...Show More Summary

Happy 47th Star Trek!

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekMovie.com

It was on September 8th 1966 that Star Trek debuted on NBC in the U.S.A. The episode chosen to be broadcast first was actually the fifth produced – “The Man Trap“. So fire up Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu Plus, Star Trek.com, or your DVD or Blu-ray copy of TOS and celebrate!

NBC Wants a Reality Bites TV Show

NBC is developing a Reality Bites half-hour comedy, with Ben Stiller as an executive producer and original screenwriter Helen Childress onboard to write the pilot. [Pause here to fire up the soundtrack; let the bliss of "Stay" wash over you.] According to Variety, the show will pretty much mirror the... More »

How NBC News reporter and firefighter Al Henkel covers wildfires

8 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

You never get the smell of smoke out of your skin. “It’ll be in there for weeks,” NBC News Coordinating Producer Al Henkel said via phone as he drove to Boise after several days covering the Beaver Creek fire in … Read more

Tina Fey Shopping Sitcom Set At A Women’s College

Earlier this week we learned Tina Fey  would produce a new NBC sitcom set on the vacation community of Fire Island. Now we learn she’s shopping around a second sitcom. Woo hoo! This one will be set at a former women’s college that just started accepting male students. [NYmag.com] Robin Thicke is getting sued by [...]

REPORT: NBC To Produce New Tina Fey Show Set In Fire Island

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Deadline Hollywood reports that NBC has signed a deal for a new Tina Fey-produced show that appears to have its setting in a Fire Island bar. The project, said to be in the vein of Cheers, is a character-driven workplace comedy where a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father finds a new home and family on Fire Island. Show More Summary

Tina Fey Coming Back To TV — And Landing On Fire Island

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Tina Fey’s coming back to TV! If your primetime lives have been empty shells of what they once were following Tina’s departure from NBC, take heart: Fey and her 30 Rock cohort Robert Carlock, along with writer/producer Colleen McGuinness, are working on a new female-centric comedy for the peacock network that takes place on gay [...]

Tina Fey Headed Back To TV!

… but this time, just as a producer. Fey is behind a “female-centered workplace project” for NBC about a young woman who lives on New York’s vacation community Fire Island. If Wikipedia is to be believed, Fire Island is where Tina Fey likes to vacation.  [Deadline Hollywood] Is that a giant-ass engagement ring on Hayden [...]

NBC Buys Comedy From Tina Fey and 30 Rock Producers

Tina Fey and her 30 Rock co-showrunner Robert Carlock have inked a deal with NBC for their new project, according to Deadline. The new workplace comedy is about a young woman who finds a new home and family on Fire Island during her search to reconnect with her father. Show More Summary

Tina Fey Producing a New Female-Centric Workplace Comedy for NBC

Tina Fey and her 30 Rock co-showrunner Robert Carlock are planning to produce an untitled comedy pilot NBC just bought. It centers on a young woman who tries reconnecting with her dad and "finds a new home and family on Fire Island." Deadline describes the show as a "female-centered workplace project" and... More »

Fox May Join NBC on Hillary Mini-Series

While NBC has come under heavy fire from Republicans for planning to broadcast a mini-series about Hillary Clinton starring Diane Lane, the project may wind up being produced by Fox Television Studios, a sister company to Fox News. NBC and Fox are in the early stages of negotiations for Fox to become the distributor of the film internationally. Show More Summary

Fox May Produce Clinton Biopic Reviled by G.O.P.

NBC has come under heavy fire, especially from Republican critics, for agreeing to broadcast the series about Hillary Rodham Clinton, which may end up being produced by Fox Television Studios.

‘Chicago Fire’ & ‘Chicago PD’ Showrunner Matt Olmstead Inks Overall Deal With Uni TV

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Olmstead, executive producer of NBC’s Chicago Fire and co-creator/executive producer of its upcoming spinoff Chicago PD, has signed a rich two-year overall deal with Universal Television, the studio behind the two series, along with Wolf Films. Show More Summary

‘Chicago Fire’ Producer Confident Of Season Renewal; ‘Law & Order: SVU’ To Return For 15th Season: NBC Press Day

Ray Richmond contributes to Deadline’s TV coverage. Chicago Fire creator and exec producer Dick Wolf sounded confident this morning that his freshman firefighter drama would be renewed for a second season, considering that the hour has helped to goose ratings in its Wednesday night timeslot 17% this season with adults 18-49. Show More Summary

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