Posts tagged "nbc"

Tina Fey Producing A New Comedy Series — But It’s Not About Abducted Girls

Tina Fey is producing a new NBC series, and no, the show is not about girls who have been abducted, as was previously rumored. It was also believed that NBC wasn’t too thrilled with the script and was worried that it may be offensive. As it turns out, the series will tell the story of a…

By: Claire Hannum / October 31, 2013

NBC Puts “Parks And Recreation” On Hiatus, Proves It Has Poop For Brains

THE HELL. NBC has apparently decided that “Parks and Rec” is too funny for the network or something, because they’ve put the show on an unannounced hiatus through most of the rest of the year. Ron Swanson’s face speaks for us. [The Mary Sue]
Disney princesses dressed as superheros for Halloween? Yes please!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2013

RIP Society: Jessica Simpson Gets Her Own Sitcom

Jessica Simpson is getting an NBC sitcom based on her life, in which she will star. Unlike “Newlyweds,” this one will be intentionally funny. [PopBytes]
Taylor Swift supposedly asked Jennifer Lawrence to ask out Bradley Cooper for her at the Golden Globes. But he is wary because she’s both “a serial dater” and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 16, 2013

NBC Skips 9/11 Moment Of Silence For Kris Jenner Interview About Breast Implants

Outside of New York City, “The Today Show” chose not to air the 9/11 “moment of silence” at 8:46 a.m. this morning, the time when the first hijacked airplane hit the World Trade Center — in favor of … wait for it … an interview with Kris Jenner. The “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” momager…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2012

“Top Chef” + “The Bachelorette” = The Reality Show Of My Dreams

Between watching “Chopped,” “Top Chef,” “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Master Chef” and “Kitchen Nightmares,” I didn’t think there was time for another cooking show on my lineup. But when your dream reality show concept comes along, you make time. NBC is creating a new show “that brings together everyone’s two favorite things: food and love.” Indeed! The…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 12, 2012

What Will You Bid On At The “Friday Night Lights” Auction?

It’s the final season of “Friday Night Lights.” Huge teardrop. If you would like an expensive reminder of your time with Coach, Riggins, Lyla, and the gang, check out NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” auction. The prop and costume closets have been raided for your pleasure. Bid on such items as Smash’s jersey ($157.50), Coach Taylor’…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 22, 2011

“The Dirty Girls Social Club” Author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez Alleges Racist TV Adaptation Of Her Book

Most authors would die to see their book made into a movie or TV show. But not Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez — not anymore. The author of The Dirty Girls Social Club got ahold of a script based on her book and was shocked to see that: 1) all the black characters were removed and changed to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 23, 2010

Playboy Bunnies Now Headed To NBC

NBC has figured out a way to get women in Playboy Bunny outfits airtime during that vital primetime time slot. The network is developing a drama called “Playboy” about women working at a Playboy club in NYC in the 1960s. According to TVGuide.com, it will focus on changing sexual mores of the era and the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 10, 2010

Isaiah Mustafa Gets Spicy NBC Deal

We’d like to think we had something to do with Isaiah Mustafa’s fast rise to fame. I mean, we did interview him back when he was simply that “Old Spice guy.” But let’s face it, Isaiah’s comedic delivery and good looks are what got him noticed. NBC has inked a talent deal with Isaiah that…

By: Annika Harris / June 15, 2010

All Up In The Upfronts: 5 Shows We Can’t Wait For This Fall, Part 1

Does your television take up a high percentage of your living room? Have you ever bailed out on plans to cook pasta to watch an episode of “Lost“? Do you often run into situations where your DVR gets overloaded because there are just too many shows you want to record? No, I am not here…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 17, 2010

Conan O’Brien Could Get $32 Million In Severance Pay

On the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday night, Tina Fey joked, “It’s not rain—it’s just God crying for NBC.” She of course meant that her network is not only sagging in ratings, but got itself in a pickle by creating a 10 p.m. “Jay Leno Show” and moving Conan O’Brien to “The Tonight Show,” only…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 19, 2010

NBC Takes The “Glee” Out Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Could network wars be responsible for crushing the hearts of Gleeks, “Glee” fans, across America? The popular Fox show won’t be rolling down Central Park West this November, as NBC has reportedly put the kibosh on their performance plans at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

According to an internal Fox memo, the network…

By: Xiomara Martinez-White / October 13, 2009

The Top Female Olympic Athletes You Cannot Miss

The Summer Olympics in Beijing kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremonies airing on NBC at 8pm. But when the fanfare and pageantry is over, it’s time for some serious competition featuring the roughest, toughest ladies from our great land. These amazing women will really bring out our inner patriot. So for the gals who…

By: Simcha / August 8, 2008

Amy Poehler May Star In Office Spin Off

Everybody wants Amy Poehler. And rumor has it, she’s going to give it to primetime! SNL’s Emmy-nominated, crazysexycool comedianne has been in talks to join the cast of a much buzzed about spin-off of The Office. So far, one of the funny men of Human Giant, Aziz Ansari, is slated for the show, but there&#8217…

By: Simcha / July 17, 2008

Quick Pic: Lindsay Price, You Are Very Pretty, But Please Eat A Sandwich

Girlfriend is looking a little emaciated and jaundiced, which does not look pretty with a green frock. [NBC Upfronts, 5/12/08]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2008

Justin Timberlake: My Problems With Women

There is a God and She loves Justin Timberlake as much as we do! The hot pop star plans to produce “My Problem With Women” for NBC. The romantic sitcom is an adaptation of the Peruvian hit Mi Problema Con Mujeres which is about a man who goes into therapy to figure out why he…

By: Simcha / March 7, 2008