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NBC Cancels Freshman Comedies 'A to Z' and 'Bad Judge'

Two of NBC's new comedies will not be continuing into second seasons. Deadline reports that both the romantic comedy A to Z and Gary Sanchez-produced Bad Judge have been canceled by the network, though they will finish their 13-episode seasons in the 9:00 and 9:30pm time slots. NBC reportedly plans to replace the time slot with hourlong drama The Blacklist after the Super Bowl, so hopefully you weren't anticipating a revival of NBC's once-great Thursday night comedy block just yet.

NBC Orders Cristin Milioti Comedy 'A to Z' to Series

NBC is continuing to load up on new comedies for the fall. The network has given a series order to A to Z, a sitcom starring Cristin Milioti (the titular mother from How I Met Your Mother) and Ben Feldman (Michael Ginsberg from Mad Men). The romantic-comedy series follows a couple who meet as a result of a tech glitch at the company where Feldman's character works. Ben Queen (Cars 2) created the show, and Henry Zebrowski, Christina Kirk, and Leonora Crichlow also star.

A to Z is the fourth new comedy NBC has picked up for the 2014-15 season, following Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (a.k.a. Tooken, created by Tina [...]

Watch the Pilot for the Rashida Jones-Created NBC Comedy 'A to Z'

Back in January, NBC announced they had ordered a romantic comedy series from Rashida Jones and Will McCormack called A to Z, and NBC has released the full pilot episode online ahead of its October 2nd premiere. The show stars Cristin Milioti and Ben Feldman as a couple who meet as a result of a tech glitch at the internet dating company where Feldman's character works. Keep an eye out for special guest appearances by fake versions of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Emoji.

Cristin Milioti Joins Rashida Jones's NBC Pilot 'A to Z'

Rashida Jones and Will McCormack's romantic comedy pilot is beginning to round out its cast. EW has confirmed that Cristin Milioti, who plays the titular character on CBS's How I Met Your Mother, has signed on to play one of the two lead roles in the single-cam pilot A to Z. Milioti will play Zelda, "a lawyer at a small public-advocacy firm who is known for her 'realist' outlook on life … Alternately serious and hilarious, Zelda loves being a grown-up and doesn’t understand why anyone over 20 would go see an animated movie or eat ice cream sundaes. Destiny and fate are not in her vocabulary; [...]

Check Out the Trailers for NBC's New Shows 'Marry Me', 'Bad Judge', and 'A to Z'

While you're still mourning last week's sitcom cancellation bloodbath, here are three trailers NBC released for its newly ordered comedies to help you get through the pain. Above is the trailer for David Caspe's Marry Me, which stars Casey Wilson and Ken Marino and features a little Office flavor in the form of Leslie David Baker. Click through to watch the trailers for NBC's other two comedies Bad Judge and A to Z.

NBC Orders Pilots from Rashida Jones and Casey Wilson

Two of NBC's pilot deals from the fall have now been picked up for the 2014-2015 season, THR reports. Casey Wilson and June Diane-Raphael's fraternal twin comedy Mason Twins as well as Rashida Jones and Will McCormack's romantic comedy A to Z have been given pilot orders by NBC, joining Katie and Jane Ford's Working the EngelsDavid Caspe's Marry MeGreg Daniels and Craig Robinson's Mr. Robinsonand Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's Tookus in the network's half-hour lineup this year. Considering all the names involved from 30 Rock, The Office, and Happy Endings, maybe NBC's glorious half-hour comedy era isn't coming to an end after all?