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Schooled: ABC Releases Title, Photo for Goldbergs Spinoff

On April 16th, ABC ordered The Goldbergs spinoff to series. Now the network has announced the title of its new TV series: Schooled.From Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg, the Schooled TV show unfolds at the William Penn Academy. Reprising their original ABC TV series roles in the spinoff are Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, and Aj Michalka as Lainey Lewis. Read More…
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Watch Trailers for ABC’s New Fall TV Shows: ‘The Rookie,’ ‘Single Parents,’ ‘The Kids Are Alright’ (Videos)

ABC has released the first trailers for its upcoming fall TV shows, including the Nathan Fillion-led cop drama “The Rookie” and the Taran Killam comedy “Single Parents.”

The 1970s-set family comedy “The Kids Are Alright” will also premiere in the fall, having scored the time post-“Roseanne” Tuesday night timeslot. The “This Is Us”-esque ensemble drama “A Million Little Things” will air on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m.

The “Goldbergs” spinoff “Schooled,” as well as dramas “Whiskey Cavalier,” “Grand Hotel” and “The Fix” will all be held for midseason.

Also Read: ABC Fall Schedule: 'The Kids Are Alright' to Follow 'Roseanne'; 'Fotb' and 'Speechless' Sent to Friday

See the full ABC fall schedule here.

The Rookie

At an age where most are at the peak of their career, John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) casts aside his comfortable, small town life and moves to L.
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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff Series Gets Title & First Image

ABC’s The Goldbergs spinoff now has a title. The network previously announced the spinoff, now officially titled Schooled, had landed a series order for the 2018-19 season. ABC also released a first-look image. (See below). Schooled, from Sony Pictures TV and ABC Studios, will be set in 1990-something and follow the hilarious teachers of William Penn Academy – led by Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and Aj Michalka (Lainey Lewis) – who…
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ABC Orders Tim Doyle Comedy ‘The Kids Are Alright’ to Series

ABC has ordered the period comedy “The Kids Are Alright” to series.

Set in the 1970s, the ensemble, single-camera comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate big and small changes during one of America’s most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son Lawrence returns home and announces he’s quitting the seminary to go off and “save the world.” Times are changing and this family will never be the same.
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Cannes: Janet Montgomery, Julia Jones, Kunal Nayyar Join 'Think Like a Dog' (Exclusive)

Cannes: Janet Montgomery, Julia Jones, Kunal Nayyar Join 'Think Like a Dog' (Exclusive)
Black Swan actress Janet Montgomery, The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar and Wind River actress Julia Jones have joined the cast of Think Like a Dog, the new feature from 10 Things I Hate About You director Gil Junger.

Bryan Callen (Ride Along) and Gabriel Bateman (Benji) have also been cast in the upcoming family comedy, which will star Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel. Written and directed by Junger, Think Like a Dog follows teen tech prodigy Oliver (Bateman) whose science-fair experiment goes awry and creates a telepathic connection between himself and his dog. Fox and Duhamel will play...
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ABC gives straight-to-series order to 90s-set Goldbergs spinoff

Back in November it was announced that ABC and Sony Pictures were developing a spinoff to the hit U.S. sitcom The Goldbergs, and now comes word that the network has given the show a straight-to-series order.

The spinoff has been developed by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg and executive producer Marc Firek and will take place in the 1990s, following the exploits of the teachers of William Penn Academy, including Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and Aj Michalka (Lainey Lewis).

The as-yet-untitled spinoff is set to launch in the 2018-2019 season. The fifth season of The Goldbergs is currently airing on ABC, and the sixth season will get underway later this year.

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The Goldbergs 1990's Spinoff Series is Moving Forward at ABC!

For those of you who are fans of The Goldbergs, I've got some awesome news for you! The 1990's set spinoff series that was formerly known as Schooled, has been picked up by ABC. The new series has been given a 13-episode order and according to THR, former Goldbergs series regular Aj Michalka, who played Barry's ex-girlfriend Lainey, has joined the cast!

I liked that character so it's good to see that she'll be back to lead the spinoff series. The new show will "follow the teachers of William Penn Academy — led by Tim Meadows' Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen's Coach Mellor and Michalka's Lainey Lewis — who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students."

The backdoor pilot episode titled, "1990-Something," already aired as an episode of The Goldbergs and I thought it was great. The spinoff had to be retooled a bit after the
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The Goldbergs: Spinoff; ABC Orders Sequel with Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen & Aj Michalka

Don't count out the faculty at William Penn Academy. Last year, ABC passed on the Goldbergs TV show spinoff. Now, the network has issued a straight-to-series order for a retooled version of the pilot that went into development in 2017. The comedy, which still doesn't have a title, will be set in the 1990s. From Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg, The Goldbergs spinoff on ABC will unfold at the William Penn Academy. Reprising their original series roles in the spinoff are Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, and Aj Michalka as Lainey Lewis. Learn more from this ABC press release. Read More…
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Goldbergs '90s Spinoff Lands Series Order at ABC, Aj Michalka to Star

The Goldbergs is about to leap into a whole new decade: ABC has handed a 13-episode series order to a 1990s-set spinoff of the retro sitcom, set to air during the 2018-19 broadcast season.

The untitled spinoff, formerly known as Schooled, will star Aj Michalka in a continuation of her Goldbergs role as Barry’s ex-girlfriend Lainey Lewis. (Michalka exited The Goldbergs as a series regular before the start of the current Season 5, but has since appeared in a pair of episodes as a guest star.) The new series will take place in the ’90s at the fictional William Penn Academy,
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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff Ordered to Series at ABC

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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff Ordered to Series at ABC
ABC has given a series order to a spinoff of “The Goldbergs” led by Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott.

Set in the ’90s, the untitled series will follow the teachers of William Penn Academy – led by Principal Glascott (Meadows), Coach Mellor (Bryan Callen) and Lainey Lewis (AJ Michalka) – who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.

Marc Firek serves as writer on the series, based on a story by Firek and “The Goldbergs” creator Adam F. Goldberg. Goldberg, Firek and Doug Robinson serve as executive producers on the Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios series.
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ABC Orders ‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff

ABC has given a series order to an untitled spinoff comedy that follows characters from “The Goldbergs.”

Slated for the 2018-19 season, the spinoff will be set in 1990s and follow the teachers from William Penn Academy – including Tim Meadows’ Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen’s Coach Mellor and Aj Michalka’s Lainey Lewis – who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.

The series is based on a story by Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg, with a teleplay by Firek. It hails from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios, with Goldberg, Doug Robinson and Firek serving as executive producers.
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‘The Goldbergs’ Spinoff Picked Up To Series By ABC With Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen & Aj Michalka Set To Star

A year after it was first in consideration for a series pickup, a 1990-set spinoff from The Goldbergs, toplined by Tim Meadows and Bryan Callen, has landed a series order by ABC for the 2018-19 season. The retooled project, which aired as an episode of The Goldbergs on January 24, and also stars Aj Michalka, comes from the same auspices as last year’s pilot: The Goldbergs creator/executive producer Adam F. Goldberg, executive producers Marc Firek, Doug Robinson, Sony
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'The Goldbergs' 1990s-Set Spinoff Picked Up to Series at ABC

ABC is expanding the world of The Goldbergs.

The Disney-owned network has handed out a 13-episode series order for the 1990s-set spinoff formerly known as Schooled. Additionally, former Goldbergs series regular Aj Michalka, who plays Barry's (Troy Gentile) ex-girlfriend, Lainey, has joined the cast of the untitled project, which has been retooled after original star Nia Long was no longer available. (Long is a series regular on CBS' NCIS: L.A.) The series will air during the 2018-19 broadcast season and follow the teachers of William Penn Academy — led by Tim Meadows' Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen's Coach Mellor and Michalka's...
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17th Annual Comedy For A Cure Scheduled For April 8

On Sunday, April 8, 2018, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (Ts Alliance) will present its 17th Annual Comedy for a Cure, which raises funds to support research into a rare disease called tuberous sclerosis complex (Tsc).

Comedy for a Cure will be held at The Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood starting with a 1.5 hour reception and silent auction at 5 pm, followed by magic, music and hilarious comedy, interspersed with a short program and live auction.

This year’s event features emcee Melissa Peterman, with performances by Renee Albert and Dana Snyder, magician Shane Brady, Kate Flannery (The Office) and the Tony Guerrero Jazz Band, magician Mark Furey and headlining comic Jimmy Shubert (King of Queens and Last Comic Standing).

Long-time Ts Alliance supporter Jim O’Heir (Parks & Recreation) will honor Cathy Jackson, Director of Advocacy Relations at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, for leading efforts to increase awareness about infantile spasms, a catastrophic type of
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Brendan Schaub to Host Showtime Digital Sports Talk Show ‘Below the Belt’

Former Mma fighter and podcaster Brendan Schaub is set to host a new Showtime digital talk show called “Below the Belt,” the premium cabler announced Thursday.

The twice-monthly, 30-minute show will debut on February 28th. The show will explore the latest news in combat sports and pop culture. It will also feature interviews with combat sports and entertainment figures, road trips, fight camp visits, sketches, animation, and pop-culture spoofs. The initial guest list of combat sports athletes and entertainers scheduled to appear includes Stone Cold Steve Austin, Paulie Malignaggi, and Joe Rogan.

The multi-platform program will also include weekly podcast and a composite program that will air once per month on Showtime Extreme. The podcast will premiere on March 6, and the composite program will premiere on March 29. “Below the Belt” will be produced by Showtime Sports with Embassy Row.

Schaub rose to fame during his time on the Ufc reality series “The Ultimate Fighter” in its tenth
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Ray Lewis To Hold Kick-Off Fundraiser For Ray Of Hope Foundation Tonight

Creator and Host of the six-time Emmy Award winning “Sport Science” and author of the New York Times Best Seller “The Perfection Point”, John Brenkus, and thirteen-time Pro Bowl, two-time Super Bowl Champion and Super Bowl Mvp, Ray Lewis, have announced that the Ray Of Hope Foundation will be holding a kick-off fundraising event on Monday, September 18th at SignatureFD Headquarters in Atlanta, Ga.

The financial planning corporation, SignatureFD and SignaturePRO, whose purpose is to help empower athletes to live with purpose and confidence in their relationships and actions, has partnered up with the Ray of Hope Foundation for the event.

Longtime friends Brenkus and Lewis bonded over one common principle: sending positive energy to those in need. It all started one day when Brenkus asked Lewis to record a short encouraging video for a friend who was fighting stage 4 brain cancer. The very next day, a friend of Brenkus
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Comedy Dynamics Acquires ‘The Mix,’ ‘Waiting On Mary,’ More Award-Winning Titles & Comedy Specials

Comedy Dynamics Acquires ‘The Mix,’ ‘Waiting On Mary,’ More Award-Winning Titles & Comedy Specials
Comedy Dynamics has added six more titles to its growing slate. The production company has acquired award-winning comedies The Mix, The Shickles and Waiting on Mary as well as a trio of comedy specials: 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 company. With his business riding a…
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Goldbergs Renewed for Seasons 5 and 6

Goldbergs Renewed for Seasons 5 and 6
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.

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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

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

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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

During the installment,
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3 New Pilots Prepare to Shoot on the West Coast

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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