Ed Helms Producing Comedy For NBC, Jake Johnson Producing Half-Hour For Fox

By | Wednesday October 9, 2013 @ 7:17pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Ed Helms, star of NBC‘s biggest comedy series of the past five years, The Office, is producing a new comedy project for the network written by Aisha Muharrar. Meanwhile, Fox has bought a comedy produced by one of the stars of its current flagship comedy series, Read More »

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‘New Girl’ Duo Jake Johnson & Max Winkler Launch Shingle At 20th Century TV

By | Wednesday July 10, 2013 @ 6:25pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Having worked together on New Girl and the feature Ceremony, Jake Johnson and Max Winkler have now formally teamed up with a production company at 20th Century Fox TV. The new shingle is called … Read More »

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EMMYS Q&A: Jake Johnson

By | Thursday June 20, 2013 @ 10:30pm PDT

Michael Ausiello is Editor-in-Chief of TVLine.

Jake Johnson took Emmy watchers by surprise earlier this year when the New Girl actor elected to exit the supporting actor category in favor of the coveted, competitive lead race (pitting him against such awards heavyweights as Alec Baldwin, Jim Parsons and Jon Cryer). But upon closer inspection, the move was something of a no-brainer. The burgeoning relationship between Johnson’s Nick and Zooey Deschanel’s Jess was the driving force behind the Fox comedy’s stellar second season, and it cemented the actor’s status as a bonafide romantic leading man. In a recent conversation, the 34-year-old Chicago native talks about entering the lead-actor Emmy race, opens up about butting heads with series creator Elizabeth Meriwether, and votes for his favorite Season 2 episode.

Related: EMMYS: Comedy Series Overview Read More »

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