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Here's the First Trailer for Fox's 'Golan the Insatiable' Starring Aubrey Plaza and Rob Riggle

Former ADHD series Golan the Insatiable is headed to primetime Fox later this month, and the network recently released the first trailer. Starring Aubrey Plaza and Rob Riggle as an unlikely pair of new friends, Golan is also set to feature the voice talents of Ken Marino, John DiMaggio, Maria Bamford, Rachel Butera, and Nick Rutherford. The show premieres on Fox Sunday, May 31st at 9:30pm.

CBS Announces Its Fall 2015 Lineup Including 'Angel from Hell' and 'Life in Pieces'

CBS announced its fall 2015 lineup today, and in addition to returning comedies The Big Bang Theory and Mom, the network currently has two brand new series set to premiere. Ensemble comedy Life in Pieces will debut on Mondays, then move to Thursday nights alongside Jane Lynch's Angel from Hell after football season wraps up. Check out the full lineup below, via TV Line:

ABC Announces Fall Schedule Including 'The Muppets,' 'Dr. Ken,' and 'Fresh Off the Boat'

ABC announced its fall TV lineup today, including time slots for two new shows — the "docusoap-style" Muppets revival (Tuesday nights at 8:00pm) and Ken Jeong's semi-autobiographical comedy Dr. Ken, which will replace the recently canceled Cristela on Friday nights. Additionally, Fresh Off the Boat will return for a second season after The Muppets on Tuesdays, moving from 8:00pm to 8:30pm. According to HitFix, new comedies The Real O'Neals and Uncle Buck are set for midseason premieres. Check out the new series trailers and full lineup below, via Entertainment Weekly:

Fox Orders John Stamos and Rob Lowe Comedies 'Grandfathered' and 'The Grinder'

John Stamos and Rob Lowe are headed to Fox to star in their own comedies. According to THR, the network has given series commitments to single-cam comedies The Grinder starring Lowe, Grandfathered starring Stamos, and a new post-college comedy called The Guide to Surviving Life.

In The Grinder, Lowe plays a famous TV lawyer named Dean Sanderson who moves back to his hometown, and Fred Savage plays his little brother Stewart Sanderson "who is constantly in his shadow." Grandfathered co-stars Paget Brewster, hails from former Simpsons and Office writer Danny Chun, and centers on Stamos playing a version of himself as "a charismatic longtime bachelor whose [...]

IFC's 'The Spoils Before Dying' Premieres on July 8th

IFC's follow-up to The Spoils of Babylon now has a premiere date. In a press release today, the network announced that the Funny or Die-produced The Spoils Before Dying will air as a three-day miniseries event from Wednesday, July 8th through Friday, July 10th, with two half-hour episodes airing each night starting at 9:00pm. The series will center on Michael Kenneth Williams as Rock Banyon, who "becomes the prime suspect in the double murder of his occasional lover Fresno Foxglove (Maya Rudolph) who is found dead with another man. Panicked, Rock splits for Mexico where he reunites with his one-time big band singer Delores DeWinter (Kristen Wiig). With [...]

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Will Be the First 'Chris Gethard Show' Guests on Fusion

The Chris Gethard Show tapes the very first episode of its Fusion era next week, and now we know the official premiere date, guests, and show topic. TCGS will make its big TV debut on Thursday, May 28th at 10:00pm, and Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will appear as Gethard's very first guests, along with musical guest The Front Bottoms and show topic that's very much in line with TCGS's love for all things weird and misunderstood: "Show Us the Weirdest Thing About Your Body." Check out Gethard's full announcement above.

TBS Orders Alien Comedy from Greg Daniels and Conan O'Brien

Longtime friends and collaborators Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels have a new show in the works at TBS. According to THR, the network has ordered a comedy from O'Brien and Daniels called The Group, which follows " a support group for people who think they have been abducted by aliens, which is the subject of a snarky feature piece by skeptical journalist Wyatt Jones. The more he digs into the oddballs' claims, however, the more confused, intrigued and seduced he becomes." O'Brien and Daniels will co-executive produce.

The network also picked up the "Lost-meets-Gilligan's Island" comedy Wrecked, which will join upcoming new series Angie Tribeca from [...]

Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, and Bill Hader's 'Documentary Now!' Premieres on IFC August 20th

Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, and Bill Hader's in-the-works show American Documentary has a new name and premiere date. In a press release today, IFC revealed that the show — now titled Documentary Now! — is set to premiere on Thursday, August 20th at 10:00pm. Directed by SNL's Rhys Thomas and Alex Buono, the series will include six half-hour episodes that "reveal the hardships of an indifferent '70s rock band, unveil eccentric women shut-ins, go behind-the-scenes of the world’s first documentary and much more." Jack Black, John Slattery, Irving Azoff, and SNL's Aidy Bryant, Mike O'Brien, Paula Pell, and Tim Robinson are set to appear throughout the series.

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ABC Cancels 'Cristela,' Renews 'Fresh Off the Boat' and 'Black-ish,' and Orders 'Dr. Ken' and 'Muppets' Revival

A bunch of comedies have just been canceled, renewed, and ordered over at ABC. THR reports that the network has canceled Cristela Alonzo's freshman comedy Cristela, renewed Fresh Off the Boat and Black-ish for a second season, and ordered three new comedies to series: Ken Jeong's semi-autobiographical comedy Dr. Ken, a Dan Savage-produced family sitcom called The Real O'Neals, and the single-cam mockumentary-style Muppets revival. ABC is expected to announce one more comedy order sometime today. In addition, ABC also handed out season renewals to The Goldbergs, Modern Family, and The Middle.

UPDATE: ABC also announced that the Uncle Buck remake starring Mike [...]

Comedy Central Orders 10 Episodes of Animated Series 'Legends of Chamberlain Heights'

Over a year ago, Comedy Central ordered an animated pilot from Bento Box Entertainment called Legends, and today Deadline reports that the show has officially landed a 10-episode series order. Co-created by Simpsons animator Brad Abelson, The Life & Times of Tim's Mike Clements, Michael Starrbury, and sports show producers Quinn Hawking and Josiah Johnson, Legends — now titled Legends of Chamberlain Heights — follows three high school freshman named Jamal, Grover, and Milk (voiced by Hawking and Johnson) who "tackle life with some wins and some losses, but failure doesn’t faze them since they’re legends…even if it’s just in their own minds." The series is slated [...]

truTV Greenlights 'Adam Ruins Everything,' Orders 'Jake and Amir' Pilot, Announces Tons of Premiere Dates

truTV announced a bunch of premiere dates and new projects today, including an 11-episode series order for Adam Conover's Adam Ruins Everything and a round of pilot orders including the Ed Helms-produced Jake and Amir show originally in the works at TBS back in 2013, a comedy starring podcasters Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitsky, and a holiday-themed series hosted by Jon Gabrus. Check out the full breakdown below, including series premiere dates and trailers for Billy on the Street, The Grawlix's Those Who Can't, Friends of the People, Benny and Rafi Fine's Six Degrees of Everything, and more:

Syfy Orders a Comedy/Talk Show Hosted by David Huntsberger

Tig Notaro and Kyle Dunnigan's Professor Blastoff cohost David Huntsberger is headed to Syfy for his very own show. Entertainment Weekly reports that Syfy has ordered 12 episodes of a new comedy/talk show called Reactor with Huntsberger attached to host. The show will feature "a mixture of exclusive clips, celebrity guests, and comedy bits, all of it focused on the intersection of science fiction and pop culture in contemporary movies, TV shows, and comic books." Reactor premieres on Syfy on Thursday, July 16th at 11:30pm. Watch Huntsberger announce the new show over at EW.

CBS Orders 'Rush Hour,' 'Angel from Hell,' and 'Life in Pieces' to Series

CBS announced a round of series orders today including two new comedies. First up is an order for Bill Lawrence and Blake McCormack's Rush Hour TV series, which is billed as a drama. CBS also ordered two half-hour single-cam comedies: Tad Quill's Angel from Hell starring Jane Lynch, Maggie Lawson, Kyle Bornheimer, and Kevin Pollak, which centers on Lynch as a stranger named Amy claiming to the guardian angel of a woman named Allison (Lawson). The second half-hour comedy order goes to the Aaron Kaplan-produced Life in Pieces by Better Off Ted's Justin Adler, which has a very vague logline ("one family told through the [...]

NBC Orders Three New Comedies Starring America Ferrera, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and Patrick Warburton

Say hello to the next round of comedies set to premiere on NBC during the 2015-2016 season. THR reports that the network has ordered three new shows — Will Packer and DJ Nash's multi-cam show People Are Talking starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tone Bell, a Sean Hayes-produced family comedy by Hot in Cleveland's Suzanne Martin called Crowded, and a single-cam workplace romantic comedy starring America Ferrera and Ben Feldman called Superstore.

Crowded will center on "a pair of empty nesters whose later-in-life plan backfires when their two adult daughters move back home" and stars Patrick Warburton, Carrie Preston, Stacy Keach and Mirada Cosgrove, while Superstore hails [...]