Here's the first episode of Community creator Dan Harmon's new show, Rick and Morty, which Adult Swim uploaded online this week ahead of its December 2nd premiere. Co-created by Harmon and Channel 101 regular Justin Roiland, Rick and Morty is a Back to the Future-esque animated sci-fi comedy featuring the voices of Chris Parnell, Sarah Chalke, Spencer Grammer, and Roiland as both lead characters.
NBC has finally announced when its troubled sitcom Community will return. The show will be taking its Thursday 8pm timeslot back on January 2nd, 2014. Back to back episodes will air that night from 8pm to 9pm, and the show will just be airing one episode a week at 8pm after that. Parks and Recreation, which currently occupies that slot, will be moving back to 8:30 come January. The move to bring Community back was made as a result of NBC canceling Welcome to the Family, its lowest-rated comedy, after only three episodes.
Community ends its fourth season in May, and NBC opted not to put it on the fall schedule [...]
Community's fourth season (a.k.a. the Dan Harmon-less season) was released on DVD last month, and the box set didn't feature an audio commentary track from Harmon after all. Harmon, who was fired from the show after the third season and rehired for the fifth, told audiences at his Harmontown podcast in June, "Sony said they’re very interested in recording me watching it as a commentary track … I think I can do anything. It would move Season 4 DVDs, for sure." The DVD set did end up featuring commentary from the cast and writers, just not from Harmon, which can probably be attributed to him feeling [...]
During his year off from Community, Dan Harmon co-created a Back to the Future-esque animated series called Rick and Morty. Justin Roiland (Channel 101) co-created the show with Harmon, and the voice cast features Roiland, Chris Parnell, Phil Hendrie, Alison Brie, Brandon Johnson, and other people too. Rick and Morty is set to premiere this December on Adult Swim, and here's a brand new trailer for it.