Six seasons and a movie! Community becomes the rare TV series to be cancelled and brought back twice, courtesy of Yahoo Screen. The announcement came today from Yahoo and Sony Pictures Television that the little pop culture whirlwind that could will get a thirteen-episode sixth season beginning this Fall.
Series star Joel McHale said, ‘…thank you to the greatest f%$#ing fans in the history of the human race. It’s the internet. We can swear now.’ For more details, check out the press release following the jump.
Tonight’s episode of Community (NBC’ Thursdays, 8/7C), Basic Intergluteal Numismatics, finds the cast trying to take down The Ass-Crack Bandit. NBC has released a behind-the-scenes video that includes John Oliver (returning as Professor Ian Duncan) riffing on the idea that this was thought up by adults. Also, Jim Rash bloopers; Jonathan Banks’ take on the ep and forensics!
Check out the video after the jump.
NBC’s late week schedule is getting a makeover. Weak remake Ironside and half-hour comedy Welcome to the Family are gone – while the Chicago Fire spin-off, Chicago PD, and Community will premiere in January. Also in January, Parks and Recreation will change timeslots.
Just in time for Christmas, Kelly Clarkson will learn the meaning of Christmas and Michael Buble will host a Christmas special in which, presumably, he’ll sing. Also on deck are SNL specials for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. For details and an updated schedule, follow the jump to the press release.
How does a pair of Academy Award winning pair of screenwriters follow-up their crowning achievement? They both take on the world of television. Jim went on to play a Dean of a community college and Nat played a dreamer and an underachiever who moved in to help his sister. This summer, the dynamic duo wrote, act and making their directing debut in one of the best films of the summer, The Way, Way Back. Dean Rogers recently sat down with Nat & Jim to get the story on The Way, Way Back
NBC is making a splash at Comic-Con 2013 with stars and producers of several shows – including The Blacklist (above left), Community, Grimm, Hannibal (above right), and Revolution – headlining panels. Ironside star Blair Underwood will be a part of the TV Guide Fan Faves panel, while SNL veteran Seth Meyers and Late Night with Seth Meyers producer Michael Shoemaker will appear on the Hulu panel.
For dates and times, follow the jump.
Salim, Greg and Aaron talk about their favorite half-hour comedy – Community. After three seasons, the show has been renewed for a fourth season with a new show runner. Check out why they love this show so much and what they look forward to for the coming season.
Created and Produced by Dan Harmon.
Starring Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Gillian Jacobs and Chevy Chase.
Genre: Half Hour Comedy.
There’s great news for fans of NBC’s cult hit series Community – it’s returning to the network’s schedule as of March 15th. Also coming are two new sitcoms, Bent [March 21st] and Best Friends Forever [April 4th], as well as Punk’d-by-seniors reality series Betty White’s Off Their Rockers [April 4th].
NBC’s Wednesday and Thursday night schedules will be altered by these additions. Details from the NBC press release follow the jump.
Last night, your Eclipsemagazine roving Comic Con Reporter was at the NBC Network Party with bells on. Yes, real bells on a cute blue bracelet I bought on a shopping trip. The party was held at the Hard Rock hotel in the Gaslamp District. There was plenty of food, drinks and friendly people from NBC and other press outlets.
There was also a lot of stars from hit NBC shows like ‘Community’ and ‘Chuck’. And of course stars from the new NBC supernatural themed series, ‘Grimm’. Cody Deal, star of the SyFy Channel original movie ‘The Almighty Thor’, was also on hand to chat with everyone.
Everyone was super friendly and happy to talk to fans and press alike. Because I wasn’t able to take each and every reader of Eclipsemagazine with me to the party to meet and mingle with the actors, they were more than happy to take a moment to shout out a hello to all of you.
In part one of article, take a look at the shouts outs from Adam Baldwin, Yvette Nichole Brown and Cody Deal.
NBC has issued pickups for three returning comedy series in 2011-12 that include “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation” and “Community.” The announcement was made today by Bob Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment.
“I am so pleased to renew these three outstanding comedies which are all at the top of their game creatively,” said Greenblatt. “Along with ’30 Rock,’ they represent the best of what the NBC comedy brand stands for in terms of originality, wit, and sophistication. ‘The Office’ continues to fire on all cylinders on the most competitive night of television; ‘Parks & Recreation’ has come into its own this season as the rightful companion to ‘The Office’; and ‘Community’ is one of the freshest comedies on any network and a solid foundation for Thursday night.
“Community” airs Thursdays, 8-8:30 p.m. “The Office” airs Thursdays, 9-9:30 p.m. with “Parks and Recreation” to follow at 9:30-10 p.m. In addition, both “Parks and Recreation” and “Community” were honored last week by the prestigious William S. Paley Festival held in Beverly Hills, California.
As fans of NBC’s Community [Thursdays, 8/7C] may already know, when an episode of the show ends, the story continues on NBC.com. Danny Pudi [Abed] took some time to talk with online press/bloggers about the Spanish Video Assignment webisodes – a series of shorts that comprise Abed and Starburns’ full videos. Following the interview, there are links to a bunch of cool stuff.
NBC announced today that Thursday night comedies 30 Rock, The Office and Community will be back for the 2010-2011 season beginning this fall. In combination with the announcement earlier that Parks & Recreation had been renewed, this means that NBC’s Thursday night comedy block will be intact for next season.
“We are happy to give these early pickups to these critically acclaimed, incredibly funny comedies,” said Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios.
So far, along with giving Chuck the order for its back nine this season, that brings NBC’s smart decisions over the last three seasons to three. We can only wait to see how the network fares after pilot season.