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'Marry Me' Star Ken Marino on Why Comedy Gets Lower Ratings Than Drama

"I think the reason that comedy maybe gets lower ratings than the reality shows or dramas is that there's a lot of different places you can do comedy, you can get comedy elsewhere, you can find comedy online. I think that what's nice about our show is that … there are people who look for alternative stuff that I think will appreciate this show as well as people that [like] big, straight-up network comedy. It's sort of a mixture of both."

- Star of NBC's new comedy Marry Me Ken Marino explains why comedies have the biggest ratings struggle to The Wrap.

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.

Ken Marino Joins Casey Wilson in David Caspe's NBC Pilot 'Marry Me'

Casey Wilson has found her onscreen fiancé. TV Line reports that Ken Marino has signed on to star opposite Wilson in Marry Me, creator David Caspe's (Happy Endings creator and Wilson's real-life fiancé) upcoming pilot for NBC that follows a newly engaged couple. Marino appeared in a handful of shows last year including Burning Love, Children's Hospital, Drunk History, and Eastbound & Down. Marry Me will make Marino's first starring role on a major network comedy since he was a regular on the short-lived NBC series Leap of Faith back in 2002.

David Caspe on Reviving 'Happy Endings': "I Would Totally Do It"

"I loved making it and I loved all the people involved in it and if there was ever a good situation to continue it, I would love to do it. If there was ever a situation where it made sense to do it again and everyone was in, I would totally do it. I think it would be so fun, but if we don't get to, there's also something nice that we made this little three-year thing that the people who liked it really liked it."

- Creator of new NBC show Marry Me David Caspe reveals that he's open to the idea of bringing back Happy Endings in [...]

NBC Orders Casey Wilson-Ken Marino Comedy 'Marry Me' to Series

NBC has picked up its first new comedy from this year's batch of pilots. According to THR, the network has picked up Happy Endings creator David Caspe's pilot Marry Me starring Casey Wilson and Ken Marino as a couple "who get engaged but realize getting married is harder than it looks." Tim Meadows, Sarah Wright, John Gemberling, and Tymberlee Hill are also set to star in the series, with Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal) also set in a guest role. Marry Me joins Mr. Robinson, Tooken, and Working the Engels as NBC's newly added comedy pilots; for more on this year's crop of potential new shows, check out our [...]

Casey Wilson to Star in NBC Pilot Written by 'Happy Endings' Creator David Caspe

Casey Wilson has been cast in a new NBC pilot that will see her collaborating with Happy Endings creator David Caspe once again. THR reports that Wilson has been cast as one of the leads in Caspe's comedy pilot, Marry Me, which will be in contention for the 2014-15 TV season. Marry Me follows a couple, Annie and Jake, who get engaged but realized getting married is harder than it looks. Wilson will playing Annie, described as "pretty and emotional." The role of Jake, described as "cute and logical" has yet to be cast. Seth Gordon (Identity Thief, Horribles Bosses) is signed on to direct the pilot.

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Inside 'Marry Me,' 'Hotwives,' and 'Drunk History' with Tymberlee Hill

Having to transition from being an eccentric sitcom neighbor to a reality show housewife to any number of historical figures as filtered by intoxicated comedians would normally make for a serious case of mental whiplash, but it’s no issue for the incredibly talented and incredibly funny Tymberlee Hill. The Virginia Beach native began her career as a classically trained stage actress before making the completely accidental switch to comedy after her move to LA. A few chance performances at UCB have since led to roles as the insanely entrepreneurial Phe Phe on the Hulu exclusive The Hotwives of Orlando, as a frequent player on Comedy Central’s Drunk History, and as [...]

Tim Meadows, Nick Thune, and Krysten Ritter Cast in NBC Comedy Pilots

Pilot season is in full swing, and NBC's comedy selections are continuing to round out their casts. According to Deadline, SNL alum Tim Meadows has been cast in David Caspe's pilot Marry Me starring Casey Wilson and Ken Marino. He'll be playing Kevin, one of Annie's (Wilson) two gay dads. Over on the pilot Old Soul, produced and co-created by Amy Poehler, actor/comedian/musician Nick Thune has signed on to star opposite Natasha Lyonne as her "roommate and friend who shares her offbeat sense of humor." Elsewhere in NBC pilot land, Krysten Ritter has joined Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's 1960s-set pilot Mission Control as both a star and [...]

NBC Orders a Comedy Pilot from 'Happy Endings' Creator David Caspe

Cult hit ABC sitcom Happy Endings may be off the air, but the show's creator/showrunner, David Caspe, is developing a new show. NBC has given a pilot order to Marry Me, a new comedy created by Caspe, Deadline reports. Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief) is set to direct the half-hour single-camera comedy that is said to be in the vein of Mad About You. Marry Me follows a young couple who get engaged but find preparing to get married to be harder than they had thought. This is the second comedy pilot NBC has ordered for the 2014-15 season following the Will Ferrell-produced Kate Walsh vehicle [...]