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17 items from 2017


Comedy Dynamics Acquires ‘The Mix,’ ‘Waiting On Mary,’ More Award-Winning Titles And Comedy Specials

27 minutes ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Comedy Dynamics has added six more titles to their growing slate. The production company announced that it has acquired award-winning comedies The Mix, The Shickles and Waiting on Mary as well as a trio of comedy specials that include Ophira Eisenberg’s Inside Joke, Bryan Callen’s Never Grow Up and Laffghanistan: Comedy Down Range by Graham Elwood. The Mix from Chris Mollica and Greg Townsend is a dark comedy that follows Sal (Mollica), the owner of a homegrown cookie… »

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Goldbergs Renewed for Seasons 5 and 6

11 May 2017 12:59 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Goldbergs will soon be flirting with the ’90s.

ABC has handed the circa-’80s comedy a two-season renewal, ensuring that the Wednesday staple will remain on the air through Season 6.

Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

The pickup comes less than 24 hours after ABC similarly renewed fellow Wednesday stalwart Modern Family for two seasons.

Also in contention for the 2017-18 season is a ’90s-set Goldbergs spinoff centering on high school gym teacher Rick Mellor, a recurring character on the mothership; Bryan Callen, who plays Mellor, is attached to star. »

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black-ish Spinoff: Suburgatory Alum Chris Parnell Joins Backdoor Pilot

6 April 2017 4:34 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Every university needs an authority figure, and black-ish‘s potential Zoey-centered spinoff has found one in Suburgatory vet Chris Parnell.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The actor will play a college administrator in an upcoming episode of the ABC comedy that will serve as a backdoor pilot for the offshoot, our sister Deadline reports.

The project, which is being shepherded by black-ish creator Kenya Barris, follows Dre and Rainbow’s eldest daughter, Zoey, (Yara Shahidi) as she heads to college.

RelatedChris Brown on black-ish: A Great Comedy Makes a Serious Error

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3 New Pilots Prepare to Shoot on the West Coast

24 March 2017 12:00 PM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our weekly write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “The Goldbergs Spinoff”The ’80s may be known for great music and rad clothing, but ABC is looking to tease a few more staples out of the following decade with its new spinoff pilot. While original series “The Goldbergs” is cruising along nicely, the network plans to take the singular nostalgia of the ’90s and package it into the 30-minute comedy format. Following a couple of Philadelphia teachers and a single mother of three looking for a new start, the memories of slap bracelets and boy bands will be on full display as the group navigates a pre-Y2K world to build a better future for their children. The project, cast by Leslie Litt, has already lined up a handful of cast members including Nia Long, »

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The Goldbergs: Nia Long Cast in ABC Spinoff Pilot

17 March 2017 3:57 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Nia Long will star in ABC's still untitled Goldbergs TV show spinoff. She joins cast mates Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows, Rachel Crow, and Summer Parker.The new comedy comes from The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg, who is executive producing with Marc Firek, Happy Madison, and Seth Gordon. Jay Chandrasekhar is directing the pilot, which features Callen and Meadows reprising their roles on the original ABC TV series.Read More… »

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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff: Nia Long To Star In ABC Comedy Pilot

16 March 2017 11:30 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Nia Long is set to topline ABC's untitled spinoff from comedy series The Goldbergs. She joins Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows, Rachel Crow and Summer Parker in the pilot, from The Goldbergs creator/executive producer Adam F. Goldberg, executive producers Marc Firek, Happy Madison and Seth Gordon and Sony TV. Written by Goldberg and Firek, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar and co-starring the original series' recurring players Callen and Meadows reprising their roles, the… »

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The Goldbergs Spinoff: Nia Long to Star

16 March 2017 11:29 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

We hope Nia Long likes slap bracelets.

The Third Watch actress is set to star in ABC’s 90s-set spinoff of its ’80s-set hit The Goldbergs, TVLine has learned.

As previously reported, the offshoot — which is currently in the pilot stage — will center on high school gym teacher Rick Mellor, a recurring character on The Goldbergs; Bryan Callen, who plays Mellor, is attached to star. The premise: Mellor and another high school teacher team up to act as father figures to the kids at their Philadelphia school.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff: Rachel Crow & Summer Parker To Co-Star In ABC Pilot

9 March 2017 5:50 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Actress-singer Rachel Crow and Summer Parker (Saints & Sinners) have landed key co-starring roles opposite Bryan Callen and Tim Meadows in ABC‘s untitled spinoff from 1980s comedy series The Goldbergs. The pilot comes from The Goldbergs creator/executive producer Adam F. Goldberg, executive producers Marc Firek, Happy Madison and Seth Gordon and Sony TV. Written by Goldberg and Firek, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar and co-starring the original series’ recurring players… »

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The Goldbergs: ABC Orders Pilot for 1990s Spinoff

6 February 2017 7:07 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The Goldbergs are moving up a decade. Deadline reports ABC has ordered a new spinoff pilot set in the 1990s.From Adam F. Goldberg and Marc Firke, the sitcom will star Bryan Callen (and possibly Tim Meadows) as "two high school teachers who become unlikely father figures to the kids at their Philadelphia school, the same school Adam (Sean Giambrone) graduated from." Callen recurs as Mr. Mellor on The Goldbergs and will reprise the role for the spinoff.Read More… »

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‘The Goldbergs’ 1990s Spinoff Starring Bryan Callen Gets Pilot Order At ABC

2 February 2017 6:45 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

ABC has given a pilot pickup to a spinoff from its 1980s comedy series The Goldbergs, which comes from The Goldbergs creator/executive producer Adam F. Goldberg, executive producers Marc Firek, Happy Madison and Seth Gordon and Sony TV. Written by Goldberg and Firek and starring Bryan Callen (and likely Tim Meadows), the untitled single-camera project is set in the 1990s and follows two high school teachers who become unlikely father figures to the kids at their… »

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Goldbergs Spinoff Set in '90s Snags Formal Pilot Order at ABC

2 February 2017 6:44 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The ’90s are back — and we have the ’80s to thank.

ABC is moving forward with a ’90s-set spinoff of its ’80s-set hit The Goldbergs, with the network officially handing the project a pilot order. 

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

As previously reported, the offshoot will center on high school gym teacher Rick Mellor, a recurring character on The Goldbergs; Bryan Callen, who plays Mellor, is attached to star. The premise: Mellor and another high school teacher team up to act as father figures to the kids at their Philadelphia school. »

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'Black-ish' Spin-Off With Star Yara Shahidi In the Works

19 January 2017 10:40 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Get ready for even more Black-ish.

ABC is looking to create a spin-off of their hit sitcom, with one lucky member of the Johnson family getting their own show, Et can confirm.

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The new series would be led by Zara Shahidi, who plays the eldest, college-bound Johnson daughter, Zoey. Black-ish creator and executive producer Kenya Barris is working with the network on the proposed sitcom.

In a statement to Et, ABC confirmed that the college-set show is "in very early stages." In fact, the series idea is so new that there are no deals in place, nor is there a script, as Deadline, the first to report the news, noted.

If the spin-off gets greenlit, it will be the second pilot Barris has in the works with ABC. He's also working on a new comedy, Libby & Malcolm, starring Felicity Huffman and Courtney B. Vance. It will also »

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Black-ish Spinoff Eyed at ABC

19 January 2017 7:16 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC is looking to expand its black-ish franchise via a spinoff centered on eldest daughter Zoey, played by Yara Shahidi, Deadline reports.

The offshoot, which is being shepherded by black-ish creator Kenya Barris, would follow Zoey as she goes off to college next season. Viewers will likely get a first look at the potential series when it airs as a backdoor pilot episode of black-ish this spring.

Related2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

ABC is on something of a spinoff kick. The network recently announced plans for a ’90s-set Goldbergs »

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The Goldbergs: Series Creator Teases 90s Spinoff Plans

14 January 2017 8:26 AM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The Goldbergs may soon have a spinoff. The creator of the comedy revealed more about the potential series at the TCA’s earlier this week. The series, which has no title yet, was handed into the network this week. Bryan Callen from the original series will play a major role in the 90s spinoff.Read More… »

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‘The Goldbergs’ 1990s Spin-Off: Creator Adam F. Goldberg Wants to Celebrate Teachers as More Than Kid-Hating Misfits

10 January 2017 3:29 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The Goldbergs” fans may soon get to see what family matriarch Beverly Goldberg looks like a decade later.

Meeting with reporters Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour for his new ABC sitcom “Imaginary Mary,” series creator Adam F. Goldberg also shared a few details from the ’90s-set “Goldbergs” spin-off now in the works.

Goldberg said he and writer Marc Firek are set to turn the script in to ABC tomorrow, and that the pilot includes at least one scene with “Goldbergs” star Wendi McLendon-Covey as Bev.

Read More: Complete TCA 2017 Coverage

“We want her to be in the pilot,” he said. And even though the new show takes place ten-ish years later, the character (based on Goldberg’s real-life mother) won’t look any different: “My mom looks the same as she did in the ’80s,” he said. “She has the same giant hair to this very day. »

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‘The Goldbergs’ 1990s Spin-Off: Creator Adam F. Goldberg Wants to Celebrate Teachers as More Than Kid-Hating Misfits

10 January 2017 3:29 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Goldbergs” fans may soon get to see what family matriarch Beverly Goldberg looks like a decade later.

Meeting with reporters Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour for his new ABC sitcom “Imaginary Mary,” series creator Adam F. Goldberg also shared a few details from the ’90s-set “Goldbergs” spin-off now in the works.

Goldberg said he and writer Marc Firek are set to turn the script in to ABC tomorrow, and that the pilot includes at least one scene with “Goldbergs” star Wendi McLendon-Covey as Bev.

Read More: Complete TCA 2017 Coverage

“We want her to be in the pilot,” he said. And even though the new show takes place ten-ish years later, the character (based on Goldberg’s real-life mother) won’t look any different: “My mom looks the same as she did in the ’80s,” he said. “She has the same giant hair to this very day. »

- Michael Schneider

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Adam F. Goldberg Teases Details For His ‘Goldbergs’ 1990s Spinoff – TCA

10 January 2017 2:27 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Adam F. Goldberg gave us an update on his 1990s The Goldbergs spinoff which is set at the creator’s William Penn Charter School, the same learning institution featured in his ABC series. As Deadline reported, the pilot includes Bryan Callen’s gym teacher character, Mr. Mellor. “I’m leaving here today to hand it in tomorrow to ABC,” Goldberg said about the pilot, “Right now, Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is scripted to be in the pilot. So there’s a lot of crossover with… »

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