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    Peacock Orders Action Comedy ‘MacGruber’

    Peacock has greenlit action comedy “MacGruber” from Universal Television, with Will Forte reprising his iconic role as MacGruber as well as writing and executive producing. The Peacock series is an adaptation of the 2010 feature film and cult favorite of the same title, which will also feature the original creative team behind the camera. The logline: After rotting […]

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    Fox Renews ‘The Great North’ for Season Two

    Prior to debuting, Fox has greenlit animated comedy “The Great North” for a second season. The series comes from “Bob’s Burgers” creator Loren Bouchard, and is created, written and executive-produced by “Bob’s Burgers” writers and executive producers Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin and writer Minty Lewis (“Regular Show”). “The Great North” takes place in Alaska, […]

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    Syfy Orders Late Night Animated Series ‘Alien News Desk’

    Syfy has greenlit its first original late night animated series, “Alien News Desk.” Described as a weekly, half-hour topical animated series set in an extraterrestrial newsroom and voiced by Will Forte (alien news anchor “Drexx Drudlarr”) and “Saturday Night Live’s” Heidi Gardner (alien co-anchor “Tuva Van Void”), the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary […]

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    Emmy Award Nominations Announced – HBO Leads; FX No. 2

    [socialpoll id=”2374647″] [socialpoll id=”2374485″] HBO leads the pack of the 68th Primetime Emmy Award nominations with 94 in total (and 23 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” which was one short of the 24 nods last year). Next on cable is FX with 56. Tops among the broadcast networks is NBC with 41 Emmy nominations, followed […]

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    Comedy Central Cancels ‘Moonbeam City’

    Comedy Central has opted against a second season of animated “Moonbeam City.” Debuting on Sept. 16, 2015 and featuring the voices of Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte and Kate Mara, “Moonbeam City” was a parody of 1980s cop shows such as “Miami Vice” set in distinctively bright neon colors. The now final episode aired […]

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