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  • Producer Will Packer Sells Autobiographical Comedy to NBC

    Oct 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The producer behind the “Ride Along” and “Think Like a Man” franchises has turned toward the small screen for his next project. NBC has put in development “Like Father, Like Son,” a half-hour comedy from Will Packer Productions and Universal TV, where Packer’s company has a first-look deal, reports Deadline.com. “Like Father, Like Son” is […]

  • Blair Underwood Leads ‘Ironside’ Reboot for NBC

    Feb 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *NBC has given a pilot order to a reboot of the 1967 detective drama “Ironside” to star Blair Underwood, reports Deadline.com. The new version, written by Mike Caleo and produced by Universal TV, centers on a tough, sexy and acerbic police detective (Underwood) relegated to a wheelchair after a shooting who is hardly limited by […]

  • Craig Robinson of ‘The Office’ to Produce, Star in Own NBC Comedy

    Jan 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Craig Robinson has lined up work following the series finale of “The Office.” He’ll remain with the network for a new workplace comedy from “The Office” producer Greg Daniels. The untitled single-camera project will center around a talented musician (Robinson) who adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher, where he maneuvers […]

  • Blair Underwood Signs Multi-leveled Deal with Universal Television

    Aug 15, 12 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Actor Blair Underwood is taking matters concerning his career into his own hands. Later for waiting on a casting director to reach out to him for a role; or some director leaning back in an easy chair with a cigar between his fingers blowing out smoke circles as he recalls “that Blair Underwood guy.” According […]