EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea Handler’s New NBC Sitcom Cuts 3 Castmembers In Overhaul

The cast of Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea — Chelsea Handler’s new semi-autobiographical NBC sitcom — could probably use a stiff drink right about now. Sources confirm exclusively to Michael Ausiello of Deadline’s sibling site TVline that nearly half of the show’s ensemble — including White Collar alum Natalie Morales, one-time … Read More »

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NBC Picks Up Chelsea Handler Comedy

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Latenight queen Chelsea Handler is making a move in primetime with a comedy project based on her books, which, in a competitive situation, landed at NBC with a put pilot commitment. The project titled after one of Handler’s books, Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea, is described as an autobiographical multi-camera comedy based on Handler’s life in her twenties. It hails from Warner Bros. and Tom Werner’s studio-based Werner Entertainment. Dharma & Greg co-creator Dottie Zicklin and Julie Larson, both with UTA, will write the adaptation. They will executive produce the project with CAA-repped Handler, who won’t be starring, her producing partner at Borderline Amazing Prods. Tom Brunelle and Werner Entertainment’s Werner and Mike Clements. Read More »

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