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The Wonder Years: Saycon Sengbloh Joins ABC Reboot Pilot

The Wonder Years: Saycon Sengbloh Joins ABC Reboot Pilot

A little more than a month after Lee Daniels (Empire), writer Saladin Patterson (Dave), original series co-creator Neal Marlens, and original star Fred Savage learned that their reboot of The Wonder Years had received a pilot order from ABC, Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Saycon Sengbloh (In the Dark) has been cast in a lead role. […]

Frasier Hears Paramount+ A-Callin Tossed Salads and A Series Return

Frasier Hears Paramount+ A-Callin' Tossed Salads and A Series Return

After the last "Goodnight, Seattle" uttered in the series finale in 2004, the classic sitcom of Frasier is heading back for a reboot thanks to ViacomCBS' streaming platform, Paramount+ Writer Chris Harris, of How I Met Your Mother, will be writing for the revival alongside Joe Cristalli, who worked on the popular CBS comedy Life In Pieces[...]

Young Rock S01E02 Preview: Dwaynes Date Doesnt Go Quite As Planned

Young Rock S01E02 Preview: Dwayne's Date Doesn't Go Quite As Planned

With NBC and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's (WWE superstar, Ballers, Jumanji: The Next Level) new series Young Rock premiering last week and (not surprisingly) debuting with some seriously strong premiere numbers along with delayed viewing. But even better? The reviews have been strong- again, not a bad place to be in. Unfortunately, that's not the kind […]

Resident Alien Turns Womans Pelvic Exam into Sitcom Joke

Resident Alien Turns Woman's Pelvic Exam into Sitcom Joke

He tells her he was merely taking a selfie and proceeds to take a selfie with her, where she grinningly obliges.This scene and the rest of the show seems to follow sitcom logic where Harry goes around acting and saying the most insane and awful things, and everyone in town just looks at him funny[...]

Frasier Sequel Series Reportedly Being Considered By Paramount+

Frasier Sequel Series Reportedly Being Considered By Paramount+

Ignoring our strong desire to make a "tossed salads and scrambled eggs" joke involving prison that would probably result in our editor's head exploding, it appears Paramount+ (the new name for CBS All Access starting next month) is looking to move forward on a 10-episode sequel series order for the award-winning NBC sitcom Frasier, starring[...]

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg &#038 Nick Frost Torture Tennant

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Torture Tennant!

In the show itself, Staged is getting a US network remake, and the network doesn't want David Tennant or Michael Sheen in the leads despite them being the stars of the UK original that made it a hit in the first place. It's a common indignity that British actors suffer when their hit shows are […]

Modern Family Heads to Peacock Next Month with The Office-Type Plan

Modern Family Heads to Peacock Next Month with "The Office"-Type Plan

Not looking to be left out of the streaming riches being enjoyed by Friends, The Big Bang Theory, and The Office, ABC's long-running family ensemble sitcom Modern Family will be joining both Disney's Hulu and NBCUniversal's Peacock in a shared deal With a deal reportedly "well into nine figures," the series' 250 episodes will be[...]

WandaVision Preview: Wanda &#038 Vision Celebrate Their- Anniversary

WandaVision Preview: Wanda & Vision Celebrate Their- Anniversary?

Because it's a cliche of sitcom comedy when the husband or boyfriend gets into "whacky shenanigans" trying to make up for the anniversary he forgot- but what do you do when the couple can't remember what they're supposed to be celebrating?[caption id="attachment_1321451" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Image: screencap)[/caption]So make sure to mark your "Calendar" so you won't[...]

Staged: David Tennant Michael Sheen &#038 The Art of the Lockdown Series

Staged: David Tennant, Michael Sheen & The Art of the Lockdown Series

Only the BBC could pull off a lockdown sitcom where the US failed.Staged is a sitcom about what happened when actors aren’t working In short, they go nuts The boredom, the tedium, the insecurities and pettiness they hold at bay when they’re working comes pouring out David Tennant and Michael Sheen play gonzo versions of[...]

Staged Series 2: Returning to a Different World with a Different Mood

Staged Series 2: Returning to a Different World with a Different Mood

David Tennant and Michael Sheen are back as shambolic, bitchy, petty, and insecure versions of themselves in the second series of Staged, mere months after the first season run. Staged is probably the most successful TV show to be based in the lockdown, written, shot, and broadcast very quickly during the first lockdown in the […]

The Office Fans Rejoice Deleted Scenes Auditions Bloopers &#038 More

The Office Fans, Rejoice! Deleted Scenes, Auditions, Bloopers & More

Looks like Peacock saw how much The Office fans were appreciating the bonus material they released to celebrate the long-running, modern classic sitcom's exclusive debut on the NBCU streaming service (more on that below) To kick things off, viewers were given a look at a deleted cold open from the series finale that finds Dwight (Rainn Wilson)[...]

The Office Shares Unaired Series Finale Cold Open Making of Pilot

The Office Shares Unaired Series Finale Cold Open, Making of Pilot

Because that's when the long-running, modern classic sitcom became an exclusive of the NBCU streaming service (more on that below) To honor the occasion, Peacock has enlisted members of the cast to hit social media to promote the show's new home- but we're actually bigger fans of the exclusive content and never-before-seen stuff that's been[...]

Gilligans Island Star Dawn Wells Passes Away from COVID-19 Age 82

Gilligan's Island Star Dawn Wells Passes Away from COVID-19, Age 82

Actress Dawn Wells, best known for her role as "the girl next door" Mary Ann Summers in iconic '60s CBS sitcom Gilligan's Island, passed away in Los Angeles on Tuesday from causes related to COVID-19 The actress was 82 and is survived by her stepsister, Weslee Wells (with no services scheduled at the time of[...]

#10 What We Do in the Shadows &#8211 Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020

#10 What We Do in the Shadows – Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020

Welcome to Bleeding Cool TV's Top 10 of 2020- a look back at the year in broadcast, cable, streaming, and online television with a focus on the best and brightest in what continues to be an ever-growing pool of quality content. Normally, this is where I would discuss how we're living in a new "Golden […]

Night Court Sequel Series in Session John Larroquette Returning

Night Court Sequel Series in Session; John Larroquette Returning

Night Court co-star John Larroquette and The Big Bang Theory's Melissa Rauch are looking to bring the court back in session, teaming with NBC for a sequel series to the 1984-1992 sitcom The new series finds Larroquette returning to his Emmy-winning role of Dan Fielding as well as producing, with Rauch set to executive produce the[...]

Saved by the Bell: Dexter Darden Talks Devante Breaking Stereotypes

Saved by the Bell: Dexter Darden Talks Devante, Breaking Stereotypes

The role of Devante on Peacock's Saved by the Bell came naturally to actor Dexter Darden, which he can draw from his own experiences. As one of three students of Douglas High along with Daisy (Haskiri Velazquez) and Aisha (Alycia Pascual-Pena), Devante initially finds himself in an uphill battle with stereotypes with the better-funded Bayside […]

Ghosts: Our Totally Unfair Review of the Future US Remake

Ghosts: Our Totally Unfair Review of the Future US Remake

The US remake of BBC hit sitcom Ghosts is currently being shot by CBS A series hasn’t been greenlit yet That’s dependent on the network executives’ reaction to the pilot and whether they think it works as a show that can sustain itself as a network series We are not optimistic based on what we[...]

Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Responds to Making History

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Responds to Making History

By the time the terms of the deal are done, the streaming series will hold the record for the longest-running, live-action sitcom in television history Let that sink in for a moment Once you start rolling over how many sitcoms in the history of the medium never made it to that golden 100-episode mark- how[...]

Ghosts: CBS Begins Production on Pilot Based on Hit BBC Sitcom

Ghosts: CBS Begins Production on Pilot Based on Hit BBC Sitcom

The CBS pilot of Ghosts, a US remake of the hit BBC sitcom, has begun production The pilot was originally greenlit for production in February but was delayed by the pandemic when the whole Film and TV industry shut down The American pilot features Rose McIver, previous from I, Zombie, and Utkarash Ambudkar in the[...]

Superstore: NBC Closes Sitcoms Doors After Six Seasons

Superstore: NBC Closes Sitcom's Doors After Six Seasons

With 11 episodes left to go in the show's current season, viewers of NBC's Superstore learned on Thursday that the sitcom won't be opening its doors for a seventh season "We’re grateful to Universal Television and NBC for letting us make 113 episodes of a show we’re so proud of, and for giving us the[...]