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Dr. Frasier Crane Is Back With A Series Revival Set At Paramount+
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[...]
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+
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[...]
Phil, Mitch, Cam, Claire, Jay, Gloria, and the rest of the family gather for another group hug selfie on Modern Family, courtesy of ABC.
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 released a new teaser (Image: screencap)
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? (Image: screencap) So make sure to mark your "Calendar" so you won't be late- Marvel Studios[...]
Staged Returns to a Different World, a Different Mood
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[...]
The Office released a video of bloopers, extra, auditions, and more. (Image: Peacock screencap)
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)[...]
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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[...]
Gilligan's Island: Dawn Wells as Mary Ann (Image: ViacomCBS)
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[...]
Night Court (Image: NBCU)
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[...]
Ghosts: US Pilot of Hit BBC Sitcom Begins Production
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[...]
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang responds to making history. (Image: FX Networks)
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: US Pilot of Hit BBC Sitcom Begins Production
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 is ending after six seasons (Image: NBCU)
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[...]
The Vicar of Dibley to Return for Holiday Lockdown Specials on BBC
With the United Kingdom in a second lockdown, a lot of mental comfort food is called for, and nothing embodies English TV comfort food more than The Vicar of Dibley's brand of "jolly hockey sticks" brand of sitcom The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown will be written by series creator Richard Curtis and veteran comedy[...]
Nina Conti, in Therapy: Hilarious, Disturbing, Step Away from Hannibal
Nina Conti – In Therapy is as high-concept a sitcom as you're going to get It's about a ventriloquist using a monkey to sexually harass her therapist You didn't read that wrong. Still from "Nina Conti, in Therapy", YouTube You can't get more high-concept than that Told in 9-minute episodes on YouTube, the series features Nina Conti[...]