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Here's a Sneak Peek of Craig Robinson's NBC Series 'Mr. Robinson'

Craig Robinson's NBC show Mr. Robinson doesn't premiere until August, but today the network released a sneak peek of the Office alum in his first starring TV role. Mr. Robinson premieres Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00pm, followed by the premiere of The Carmichael Show.

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 [...]

NBC Sets Premiere Dates for 'Mr. Robinson,' 'The Carmichael Show,' and 'Welcome to Sweden'

Craig Robinson's NBC comedy finally has a premiere date. The network revealed today that Mr. Robinson will premiere on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00pm followed by the premiere of The Carmichael Show starring comedian Jerrod Carmichael at 9:30pm. Mr. Robinson has been in development at NBC for over two years, while Jerrod Carmichael's show landed a six-episode order earlier this month. Greg Poehler's Welcome to Sweden will also return to NBC for a second season on Sunday, July 19th at 8:00pm.

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 [...]

Meagan Good Joins Craig Robinson's NBC Comedy 'Mr. Robinson'

It's been over a year since NBC ordered Craig Robinson's middle school music teacher pilot Mr. Robinson to series, and the latest update on the unscheduled show comes in the form of a casting change. THR reports that Meagan Good (Deception, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) has been cast in the series in a role originally attached to A to Z's Lenora Crichlow. Good will play Victoria Wavers, "a successful former Wall Street trader who left the Street to pursue her true calling as a high school English teacher." Mr. Robinson has gone through several changes since last year including a switch from single- to multi-cam and [...]