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NBC Passes On New Comedy ‘Night School’

The Network Decides Against This Small Screen Version of the Kevin Hart / Tiffany Haddish Film

NBC is not moving forward on a series order for the proposed comedy based on Kevin Hart/Tiffany Haddish film “Night School.” The half-hour multi-camera project had originally gotten a pilot order in January, but the pandemic shutdown cause a delay. Like the film, the “Night School” sitcom followed a a unique mix of adults at a night school GED prep class who unexpectedly bond over their shared experience and find themselves helping each other both inside and outside of the classroom.

It starred Shanola Hampton (“Shameless”) in the role played by Tiffany Haddish in the film, with Josh Segarra playing the role played by Hart. The cast also included Ian Gomez, James Earl, Joe Massingill, and Collette Wolfe.