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NBC Orders Craig Robinson's Pilot to Series

Today, NBC announced that they've ordered Craig Robinson's sitcom pilot, Mr. Robinson, to series. The network started developing the show nearly a year ago and waited an unusually long time before coming to a decision. Mr. Robinson stars the comedian as a musician who takes a job as a music teacher at a middle school, and the pilot featured Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program), Kumail Nanjiani (Franklin & Bash), Steve Little (Eastbound & Down), Amanda Lund (Ghost Ghirls), and Jean Smart (Designing Women) in supporting roles.

NBC has ordered six episodes of Mr. Robinson. There's no word on when it will debut. The Office showrunner Greg Daniels served [...]

Craig Robinson's NBC Pilot Is Still Alive and a Contender for a Midseason Spot

Last month, the networks decided which pilots they were ordering to series for the fall. One promising pilot that was missing from the roster of new shows was Mr. Robinson, a teacher sitcom starring Craig Robinson and executive produced by The Office showrunner Greg Daniels. While Mr. Robinson won't be on the fall schedule, Deadline reports today that the pilot is still breathing and "remains a possibility" for a midseason slot. Perhaps the network is waiting to see how Craig Robinson's big summer movie This Is The End does at the box office next week before making a decision. Last season, NBC brass announced plans to push the [...]