NBC Announces Season Finale Dates

Nellie Andreeva

NBC just released the dates for the season finales of its series. The way some of them are floundering (The Event, Chuck, Outsourced, Perfect Couples), those may as well be series finales. Three of the network’s comedies, flagship The Office, Parks & Recreation and Community, will have hourlong closers.  Here is the list, from the newest drama, Harry’s Law, on Apr. 4 to the oldest reality series, The Biggest Loser, on April 24: Read More »

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NBC Had To Pull Promo For ‘Outsourced’

By | Monday October 4, 2010 @ 11:13am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

The most recent promo for NBC’s new comedy series Outsourced aired last night during the network’s Sunday Night Football and featured an NBC press release’s quote disguised as a critic’s praise. It turns out this was a mistake by the NBC department that cut the promo and pulled the quote without verifying its … Read More »

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TCA: Networks Answer Diversity Questions

By | Sunday August 1, 2010 @ 3:21pm PDT

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

At this 2010 TCA, the issue of depicting diversity on shows has become a key talking point as the broadcast networks present their new programming to the media. First, it was CBS’ Nina Tassler admitting she was disappointed with her outlet’s track record” on depicting gay and … Read More »

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TCA: Is ‘Outsourced’ Funny Or Offensive?

By | Friday July 30, 2010 @ 5:21pm PDT

Diane Haithman is contributing to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

At today’s TCA session on NBC’s Outsourced, the producers and actors made the claim that the already controversial sitcom about a U.S. company that outsourced its call center to India, Read More »

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