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11 items from 2014


NBC Announces Mid-Season Premiere Dates

12 December 2014 1:33 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

NBC is moving "The Night Shift" and "Undateable" out of the summer.

On Friday, as the peacock revealed its mid-season premiere dates, the network announced that "The Night Shift," starring Eoin Macken and Jill Flint will premiere on February 23 at 10 Pm Et/Pt, following the season premiere of "The Voice."

Chris D'Elia comedy "Undateable," also starring Brent Morin, Ron Funches, Bianca Kajlich and Rick Glassman, bows on March 17 at 9 Pm Et/Pt, after "The Voice."

Watch: Brent Morin & Chris D’Elia Team Up For ‘Undateable

It was previously announced that "The Blacklist" would get ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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NBC Renews Undateable For a Second Season

1 August 2014 12:10 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

NBC has renewed Chris D'Elia's Summer comedy - The Hollywood Reporter Critics are really loving this new release - HuffPost Entertainment Watch the trailer for Jim Sturgess and Ben Kingsley's creepy new movie - Vulture William Shatner might make a cameo in Ted 2 - Moviefone 4 famous movies Hollywood will never stop remaking - Cracked This week's Project Runway challenge was very cinematic - BuddyTV Spoilers for "No One Here Can Love or Understand Me" are here! - Pretty Little Liars Get ready for some Doctor Who specials! - Rotten Tomatoes All the style lessons learned from Katy Perry's new video - Popsugar Fashion »

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Undateable: Season One Ratings

1 August 2014 1:40 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

NBC ordered the Undateable TV series over a year ago but it's taken them this long to air it -- despite the fact that their Thursday schedule had poor ratings all season. That certainly doesn't sound like a vote of confidence for this new comedy. Will it be quietly cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned!

Undateable follows a group of single friends who are trying to figure out the fine art of relationships. The cast includes Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches, Rick Glassman, David Fynn, and Bianca Kajlich.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Undateable: Season Two Renewal for NBC Sitcom

1 August 2014 1:31 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

NBC has renewed their low-rated summer sitcom Undateable for a second season. Executive producer Bill Lawrence tweeted the news and wrote, "Overexcited to do 2nd season of a Undateable on NBC. #pickedup."

Undateable follows a group of single friends who are trying to figure out the fine art of relationships. The cast includes Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches, Rick Glassman, David Fynn, and Bianca Kajlich.

The series debuted in late May to a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.84 million viewers. The ratings declined over the course of the season, falling as low as a 0.6 demo rating with 2.24 million. The season averaged a 0.9 rating with 2.78 million.

While those numbers certainly aren't good, they aren't bad if you consider the series aired during the summer -- and how poorly NBC's regular comedy series performed during the »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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NBC renews 'Undateable' for a second season

31 July 2014 8:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It turns out that being held for late May and then burnt off at a rate of two episodes per week wasn't a kiss of death for "Undateable." The multi-cam comedy has been renewed for a second season with the news breaking, as it so often seems to, via Twitter on Thursday (July 31) evening, starting with star Chris D'Elia, followed by executive producer Bill Lawrence, whose optimism for the future of "Undateable" never waned. NBC confirmed the tweets and, indeed, "Undateable" will be back on NBC at some point in the future. The Season 2 order is for 10 episodes. When I interviewed Lawrence and creator Adam Sztykiel in the spring, Lawrence explained that optimism, which seemed somewhat irrational at the time. "I think NBC's gonna win the summer because they're gonna try and win the year and I think they've got a shot right now," Lawrence explained. "And the bar is so low, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Undateable

30 May 2014 10:32 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: NBC

Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour)

Seasons: Ongoing

TV show dates: May 29, 2014 -- Tbd

Series status: Has not been cancelled

Performers include: Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches, Rick Glassman, David Fynn, and Bianca Kajlich.

TV show description:

This comedy series revolves around a group of friends who are close to finding a relationship but aren't quite there yet. Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable.

Danny Burton (Chris D'Elia) is confident, attractive and impervious to outside opinions. On the cusp of turning 30, Danny decides to help out his new roommate, Justin Kearney (Brent Morin), the owner of an unsuccessful bar and a chronic overthinker.

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'Undateable' Q&A: Brent Morin

29 May 2014 9:58 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

NBC's new comedy "Undateable" debuts on NBC on Thursday night, introducing primetime audiences to a host of fresh comedy faces.

In the sitcom, actor/stand-up comedian Brent Morin (in his first series TV role) dons khakis and button up shirts (and occasionally, bicycle shorts) to play Justin, a bar owner, with some personal dating quirks. He quickly becomes roommates with Chris D'Elia's leather-jacket wearing Danny, a man who has no trouble getting ladies, but a lot of trouble keeping them.

With Justin comes his group of friends - Shelly (Ron Funches), Burski (Rick Glassman) and Brett (David Fynn) - ...

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Interview: Bill Lawrence and Adam Sztykiel on 'Undateable' and The State of TV Comedy

29 May 2014 1:21 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

I interviewed "Undateable" executive producer Bill Lawrence and Adam Sztykiel at a noisy bar in Pasadena shortly before a press conference in mid-April. Going back and transcribing the 35-minute interview is bittersweet. At the time, Lawrence had two shows in limbo -- TBS' "Cougar Town" and Fox's newly premiered "Surviving Jack," which he EPed along with creators Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker. While Lawrence wasn't directly involved with "Enlisted," he has a close relationship with "Enlisted" and "Cougar Town" creator Kevin Biegel, whose comedy was newly shelved. Since that time, "Enlisted" and "Surviving Jack" were both cancelled. "Cougar Town" was renewed for a final season on TBS. At the time, Lawrence also wasn't feeling especially confident about "Undateable." The multi-cam sitcom, which features Chris D'Elia as seemingly cocksure ladies man Danny, who mentors the less confident Justin (Brent Morin) and his group of allegedly "undateable" friends. "Undateable" had been »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Review: NBC's 'Undateable' starts off clumsy, but gets better

28 May 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Bill Lawrence is among the smartest producers in TV comedy today, but even smart people make mistakes — sometimes, the same mistakes. Five years ago, Lawrence (who had previously created "Spin City" and "Scrubs") gave us "Cougar Town," a sitcom with an awful title and an awful premise to match. No one much wanted to watch Courteney Cox work her way through a series of interchangeable hot guys in their 20s, and by the middle of the first season, Lawrence and Kevin Biegel had dropped the idea in favor of one that was much lower-concept, but also much more entertaining: just let the very funny people in the cast be funny together. By that point, the title and the memory of those early episodes had proven too big a barrier for (re)entry for many viewers, but "Cougar Town" has been one of TV's better comedies for most of its run, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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'Undateable,' 'Crossbones' and 'Night Shift' get NBC summer premieres

26 March 2014 3:27 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

For 10 months, they've been pictures on the side of milk cartons, but...  "Crossbones" lives! "Undateable" lives! "The Night Shift" lives! NBC announced six scripted additions to its already busy summer slate on Wednesday (March 26) and if you were looking for premiere dates for all of the mysteriously vanished shows the network unveiled last May, we've found them! In all, NBC will be airing six original scripted shows this summer, the most for any broadcast network in more than 20 years, so NBC says. [By my count, ABC's summer schedule will include five original scripted shows.] Once again: Never say that there's nothing to watch on TV in the summer. On to those premieres... [Note that NBC previously announced premiere dates for "Last Comic Standing" (Thursday, May 22), "American Ninja Warrior" (Monday, May 26) and "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday, May 27).] Up first on the scripted front is "The Night Shift," airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. starting on May 27, when it'll likely get a solid bump from the "Agt" premiere. Eoin Macken stars as a renegade doctor working the late »

- Daniel Fienberg

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'The Night Shift,' 'Food Fighters' and more NBC summer 2014 premiere dates

26 March 2014 3:05 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

NBC has rounded out its summer schedule, and it's going to include a lot more original scripted series than in years past.

The network will roll out six scripted shows -- two dramas, three comedies and an "action-comedy" cop show -- and one new unscripted show to go along with returning series "America's Got Talent," "American Ninja Warrior" and "Last Comic Standing."

The full summer schedule (all times Eastern/Pacific):

Thursday, May 22

9 p.m. "Last Comic Standing" (two hours)

Tuesday, May 27

8 p.m. "America's Got Talent" (two hours)

10 p.m. "The Night Shift"

Thursday, May 29

9 p.m. "Undateable" (back-to-back episodes each week)

Friday, May 30

10 p.m. "Crossbones"

Wednesday, June 25

10 p.m. "Taxi Brooklyn"

Thursday, July 10

9 p.m. "Welcome to Sweden"

9:30 p.m. "Working the Engels"

Tuesday, July 22

8 p.m. "Food Fighters"

The new shows:

"The Night Shift" follows the doctors and nurses who work the overnight hours at a San Antonio hospital. »

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