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The Good Place Chapter 22: Leap Into Faith – The Good Place Evolves Yet Again!

THE GOOD PLACE — “Leap Into Faith” – Michael (Ted Danson) – Photo by Colleen Hayes/Courtesy of NBC.

The winter premiere of The Good Place (NBC, Thursdays, 8:30/7:30C) begins with a truly intriguing event: Michael’s boss, Sean, applauds his efforts and gives him a promotion!

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Parks and Recreation EP Brings New Project To NBC!

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Mike Schur, executive producer on Parks and Recreation, has been given a 13-episode order for a new, as yet untitled, series.

The network is keeping the details under wraps, but Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment, has allowed that ‘the man who brought Amy Poehler to primetime is bringing us another funny, strong and particularly complicated female character — yes, the lead is a woman — in a comedy like nothing seen before, about a woman wrestling with what it means to be good.’

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Comedy Is Hard! (Just Ask The Show’s Creators and Star…)

2013 FOX SUMMER TCA: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Pictured L-R: ) Creator Executive Producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur during BROOKLYN NINE-NINE panel session at the FOX 2013 SUMMER TCA, Thursday August 1 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.   CR: Frank Micelotta/FOX

Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30C) is the best of the fall’s new half-hour comedies. It’s a combination procedural/workplace comedy set in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine – a precinct where the best detective is an immature prankster who behaves like the class clown in high school – and the precinct’s new captain is a by-the-book hardass who is also a mostly happily married gay man.

Series creators Mike Schur and Dan Goor and star Andy Samberg (hint: he’s not the new captain) talk about setting a comedy series in a genre that hasn’t been terribly successful since the days of Barney Miller.

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