[07/20/08 - 01:24 PM]
USA Network Announces New Cast of Characters on Its Development Slate
A slate of three new pilot scripts, COVERT AFFAIRS, OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS and STIFFS, were announced today.

[03/12/08 - 05:01 AM]
HulU.com Opens to Public, Offers Free Streams of Hit TV Shows, Movies and Clips from More Than 50 Providers Including Fox, NBC Universal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios InC. and Sony Pictures Television
On Hulu.com, consumers can enjoy one of the largest selections of legal, free videos from more than 50 top broadcast networks, cable networks, movie studios and web-centric content providers.

[03/07/08 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: March 5-7
Updates include: E! lands series from Dina Lohan and Ashton Kutcher; Nicole Sullivan to say "Rita Rocks" for Lifetime; and the usual mix of casting news.

[12/19/07 - 10:36 AM]
Myspace Users Get Nbc, FOX and Full Movie Content with Myspace Primetime
MySpace PrimeTime is a new community showcasing top TV and film content from an integration of Hulu with MySpaceTV.

[07/17/07 - 06:16 PM]
Recasting Bug Hits NBC's 'Life,' 'Bionic,' Others
Mae Whitman and Melissa Sagemiller are out of NBC's "Bionic Woman" and "Life" respectively, while changes are in store for The CW's "Eight Days a Week" and NBC's "Lipstick Jungle." Plus: a recap of the recastings to date this season.

[06/18/07 - 12:36 PM]
NBC.com Delivers Over 300 Million Video Streams
The network's official web site has delivered a third of a billion steams since October.

[05/14/07 - 02:00 PM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Nbc
Find out what's going on with "The Apprentice," which shows have officially been given the axe as well as other odds and ends from the Peacock's upfront presentation.

[04/27/07 - 05:04 PM]
Development Update: Week of April 23-27
Updates include: Brian F. O'Byrne joins Showtime's "Brotherhood," Lifetime details its development slate while Lindy Booth and Rebecca Field are named regulars on ABC's "October Road."

[04/17/07 - 01:57 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 9, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/17/07 - 01:53 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 9-15.

[04/13/07 - 02:34 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, April 12, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 12.

[04/10/07 - 01:03 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of April 2-8
NBC spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/09/07 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Banishes 'Barker' to Saturday
The Peacock will now run the show's last two episodes on Saturday, April 14 starting at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/05/07 - 07:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Thursday, April 4-5
Updates include: New reality pilots from NBC and FOX, overall deals for Stacy Traub and Chuck Tatham plus the usual dose of casting news.

[04/03/07 - 01:22 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of March 26, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[04/03/07 - 11:24 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 26-April 1
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 26-April 1.

[03/30/07 - 12:00 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, March 29, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 29.

[03/27/07 - 11:16 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/20/07 - 11:45 AM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of March 12-18
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 12-18.

[03/12/07 - 02:33 PM]
NBC Springs Into Action on Thursdays with Return of '30 Rock' on April 5, a Night Filled with Super-Sized Comedies and Laughs
Plus: "30 Rock" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting April 12 while "Scrubs" gets bumped to 9:30/8:30c effective April 19.

[03/09/07 - 11:02 AM]
NBC's Hit Comedy 'The Office' Works Overtime with Never-Before-Seen Moments in 'Newpeat' Episodes on March 15 as Well as an 'Office Marathon' on March 29
Never-before-seen footage will be newly edited into an hour of encore episodes on Thursday, March 15, while Paul Lieberstein (Toby Flenderson) will host the March 29 marathon.

[02/27/07 - 10:43 AM]
NBC.com Previews Mid-Season Series and Streams Four New NBC Primetime Programs
The site also will have bonus episodes of "The Black Donnellys" and "Andy Barker" which will be Web-exclusives.

[02/02/07 - 01:13 PM]
NBC Premieres 'The Black Donnellys' - New Drama from Oscar Winners Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco - on Mondays (10-11 P.M. Et) Beginning March 5 and the New Comedy 'Andy Barker, P.I.,' Starring Andy Richter, Will Premiere on Thursdays Beginning March 15 (9:30-10 P.M. Et)
Newcomers will take over for "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "30 Rock" beginning in March.

[12/01/06 - 11:33 AM]
'3 LbS.' Goes Three-And-Out for Cbs, NBC Eyes 'Raines,' 'Donnellys' for Spring
Midseason dramas "Raines" and "The Black Donnellys" reportedly will take over "Las Vegas" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip's" time periods - Fridays at 9:00/8:00c and Mondays at 10:00/9:00c respectively - in March.

[10/20/06 - 07:01 PM]
Development Update: October 16-20 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 30 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[06/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC's Gina Girolamo Moves to NBC Universal Television Studio as Vice President, Comedy Programming, While Studio's Renate Radford Joins the Network as Vice President, Comedy Development

[06/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Andy Barker, PI" (NBC)

[05/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Accents Distinctive Talent, Quality Concepts and Cornerstone Dramas -- Along with 'Sunday Night Football' - in New 2006-07 Primetime Schedule

[05/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
More Additions, Cuts on the Eve of Upfront Week

[04/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 3

[03/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 30

[03/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update Special: Abc, NBC Release Pilot Descriptions

[03/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 21-22, Part 1: Comedies

[03/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 14

[03/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 7

3/15/07 - 4/14/07
canceled/ended (2006-2007 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (6 episodes)
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confirmed as canceled on 4/9/07
(from NBC's press release) Andy Richter ("Late Night with Conan O'Brien") re-teams with Conan O'Brien (series co-creator and executive producer) in this comedy as he portrays Andy Barker, an earnest, hard-working CPA who has succeeded at everything -- until his new accounting business fails to take off. But when he's mistaken for Lew Staziak (Harve Presnell, "Fargo"), the retired private detective who used to occupy his storefront office, Andy embraces the twist of fate and dives into his double life. Andy's relentlessly supportive wife Jen (Clea Lewis, "Ellen") isn't sold on this risky new venture, that is, until she notices a sudden boost in Andy's self-confidence. Andy's fellow strip-mall neighbors -- Simon (Tony Hale, "Arrested Development") and Wally (Marshall Manesh, "Will & Grace") join him in the dicey investigation. In the pilot episode, Andy Barker, begins his double life as a private investigator when he's hired to solve a case involving a missing husband and the Russian mafia. This comedy series was created by O'Brien and former "Late Night" head writer Jonathan Groff ("Ed"), who executive-produce the series with Jeff Ross and David Kissinger. "Andy Barker, P.I." is from NBC Universal Television Studio and Conaco. The pilot was directed by Jason Ensler ("The West Wing").
· Andy Richter as Andy Barker
· Clea Lewis as Jen Barker
· Harve Presnell as Lew Staziak
· Marshall Manesh as Wally
· Tony Hale as Simon
· Conan O'Brien as CRTR/EP
· Conan O'Brien as WRTR (Pilot)
· David Kissinger as EP
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Ross as EP
· Jonathan Groff as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Groff as WRTR (Pilot)
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
· Conaco Productions
· Universal Television