Today is a comedy pilot pickup day at NBC as the network made the bulk of its half-hour orders within the past several hours. NBC has given pilot green light to three single-camera projects: Someone Out There, a romantic comedy based on a Spanish format, from Forever creator Matt Hubbard and the writing team of Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan (The Good Place); an untitled ensemble comedy from the Brooklyn Nine-Nine duo of writer-producer Phil Augusta Jackson and co-creator/executive producer Dan Goor; and Crazy for You, a dating comedy from former Saturday Night Live producer Rachele Lynn, fellow SNL alum Seth Meyers and SNL boss Lorne Michaels. All three are from Universal Studios. They join two more comedy pilots ordered by NBC earlier today, the multi-camera Jefferies and single-camera American Auto. With the multi-camera Night School ordered to pilot earlier in January, two comedies having straight-to-series orders, untitled LA Mayor and Young Rock, plus The Kenan Show held over from this season, NBC might be pretty much done with its comedy pilot orders for next season. Last year, the network picked up seven half-hour pilots, including a presentation. It already has six pilots and three new comedy series on tap for the… Read full this story
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