Sara Chase & Lauren Adams Board NBC’s ‘Tooken’; Debra Monk In ‘Feed Me’

By | Wednesday March 19, 2014 @ 2:13pm PDT

Sara Chase and Lauren Adamssarachase1laurenadams1 have joined NBC comedy series Tooken from 30 Rock’s Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. It centers on Kimmy (Ellie Kemper), who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York. Chase, repped by TalentWorks and Perennial Entertainment, will play Cyndee, Kimmy’s best friend from the cult. Adams will play Gretchen, a member of the cult for the past 10 years and the only member who has been successfully brainwashed and believes everything she was told. Adams is with CESD, Luber/Rocklin and attorney Jeffrey Hynick.

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NBC Picks Up Comedy Series From ‘30 Rock’s Tina Fey & Robert Carlock Starring Ellie Kemper With 13-Episode Order

By | Thursday October 31, 2013 @ 10:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

30 Rock executive producers/showrunners Tina Fey and Robert Carlock will be back on NBC next fall with a new New York-based single-camera series starring another familiar NBC face, The Office alumna Ellie Kemper. The network has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order to the untitled project, written by Fey and Carlock. It will center on a woman (Kemper) who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York City. Universal TV and Fey’s studio-based Little Stranger are producing, with Fey, Carlock and 3 Arts’ David Miner executive producing.

“Tina and Robert, who cemented their partnership on 30 Rock, have created a new signature comedy for us that is audacious, emotional, and clever,” said NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt. Added Entertainment President Jennifer Salke, “Original voices like Tina and Robert don’t come along very often, and we wanted them back on the air as soon as possible. And to have them working with Ellie Kemper — who we watched grow up on The Office from supporting player to leading actress — puts the whole package together.”

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Elliott Gould & Martin Short To Co-Star In NBC’s John Mulaney Comedy Pilot

By | Wednesday March 6, 2013 @ 5:47pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Comedian John Mulaney is surrounding himself with some comedy heavyweights on his NBC pilot. After lengthy negotiations, Elliott Gould and Martin Short are set … Read More »

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Warner Bros Acquires ‘Turkey Bowl’ For Will Ferrell-Mark Wahlberg Re-Team

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has closed a deal for Turkey Bowl, a comedy that will re-team The Other Guys stars Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as guys from football-obsessed towns who lead rival teams in an annual tackle football game for … Read More »

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’30 Rock’ To Spoof Comcast Even More

By | Tuesday August 10, 2010 @ 12:52pm PDT



UPDATE: Co-showrunners Tina Fey and Robert Carlock confirmed that 30 Rock will keep poking fun at new NBC Universal owner Comcast next season even more than this past season — though not by name. Here’s the … Read More »

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