[05/11/12 - 12:30 PM] Development Update: Series Pick Up - "Next Caller" (NBC) By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:
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NEXT CALLER (A.K.A. NEXT CALLER PLEASE) (NBC) - The Dane Cook/Collette Wolfe single-camera comedy, about a mismatched duo - she's spunky and fiercely intelligent, he's disheveled and purposefully detached - who host a relationship call-in show in New York City, is the latest pilot to land a series commitment at the Peacock. Said order is reportedly for six episodes. Stephen Falk is behind the Lionsgate Television-based half-hour, which was directed by Marc Buckland. Joy Osmanski also stars as the producer of said program with Ryan Devlin as a Ryan Seacrest-esque top-40 DJ-slash-TV host who also works at the station. (Deadline.com)
[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM] "The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.