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[03/26/15 - 05:00 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 26 - NBC Gives "Coach" Revival 13-Episode Order
The Craig T. Nelson-led comedy is not a reboot but rather a sequel, picking up 18 years after the original series went off the air.







COACH (NBC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/26/15
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
blind 13-episode commitment
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, March 2015) NBC is ordering 13 episodes of "Coach" to star Craig T. Nelson. No air dates. No other casting right now. Multicam. This is NOT a reboot but rather a sequel, picking up 18 years after the original series went off the air. Coach Hayden Fox in the present day, retired from coaching. He is called back to become assistant coach to his own grown son, who is the new head coach at an Ivy league school in Pennsylvania that is just starting up a new team. Barry Kemp, the original creator of "Coach," will write and EP. Craig will also EP. Studio is Universal Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Craig T. Nelson as Hayden Fox
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Kemp as CRTR/EP
· Craig T. Nelson as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Television