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NBC's Peacock Gets Plucked

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Stu Kreisman

I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.

We're Here to Save Your Holiday With a Glazed Ham: The Top 10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes Ripped Violently From the Headlines

Hulu.com | Posted 12.30.2012 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Here's your dilemma: You're usually Lance Armstrong for Halloween. This is now no longer acceptable, as you refuse to part with your toy medals. You're in a bind. We're here to help.

'Animal Practice' Canceled? NBC Replaces Comedy With 'Whitney'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

Has "Animal Practice" been canceled? NBC is replacing the comedy starring Justin Kirk and Crystal the Monkey with "Whitney." "Whitney" will premier...

'Three Stooges' Actor Headed To 'Arrested Development'

Posted 10.10.2012 | TV

"Arrested Development" has snagged another cast member for its long-awaited Season 4. According to The Wrap, "Three Stooges" actor Chris Diamantopo...

NBC Delays Returns For 'Community' And 'Whitney'

Posted 10.09.2012 | TV

Though NBC's "Community" and "Whitney" were scheduled to premiere on Friday, October 19, that no longer seems to be the case. According to Vulture, bo...

David Moye

WATCH: Jane Goodall Goes Ape For Bigfoot

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2012 | Weird News

The most famous primatologist in the world is ape about Bigfoot. Jane Goodall made her name studying chimpanzees in Africa and by discovering that ...

'Animal Practice' Worried It Would Become 'The Crystal Show'

Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

If you've ever been worried about being overshadowed by a monkey, "Animal Practice" star Tyler Labine can relate. After Crystal the Monkey, who pl...

Which New TV Shows Will Be Canceled First?

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.28.2012 | TV

As the 2012-2013 TV season kicks into gear it's time to ponder which show will be canceled first. Will it be CBS's "Partners"? The series debuted ...

Here Are Some Talking Points for Fall TV Shows So You Don't Have to Pretend Like You Watched 'The Mob Doctor'

Hulu.com | Posted 11.26.2012 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Since Ryan Lochte is an unreliable narrator, here are the necessary talking points for each talked-about show this fall. We may have just saved your life.

PETA Protests NBC's 'Animal Practice'

Karen Curley | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Karen Curley

PETA protested this week against the NBC comedy Animal Practice in front of NBC studios in North Hollywood. The protest hoped "to draw attention to t...

Fall TV by the Numbers: A Statistical Breakdown of This Season's New Network TV Shows

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 11.19.2012 | TV
Lelia Nebeker

It's that time of year again: Time to break out the TV Guide and get ready for a weekly battle with your DVR. Here are the stats for the new network shows of the season calculated based on their previews and/or pilot episodes.

PETA Protests 'Animal Practice' For Cruelty

Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

Though NBC's "Animal Practice" has yet to officially premiere, animal rights group PETA has already taken exception to its use of a capuchin monkey na...

Fall TV 2012 Equations: The Math On TV's New Doctor Shows

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 09.17.2012 | TV

Doctor shows have been a staple of the TV landscape for years. It's a familiar format that allows for high tension, heart-wrenching stories and a live...

Guess Who's Coming Back To 'The Good Wife'?

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

Carrie Preston is returning to "The Good Wife." According to CBS, the "True Blood" actress will reprise her "Good Wife" role as the quirky Elsbeth ...

'Breaking Bad' Alum Heads To 'Parks & Rec'

Posted 09.12.2012 | TV

Fresh off of his stint on "Breaking Bad," Jonathan Banks is heading to "Parks & Recreation," HitFix reports. In Season 5 of the Pawnee-set NBC come...

Fall TV 2012: Shows I Really, Really Wanted to Like, But...

Denette Wilford | Posted 11.10.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

Of all the new TV shows this fall, there aren't too many to nitpick about. There's creepy stuff ("666 Park Avenue"), the try-hards ("Revolution"), and the been there, done that ("Chicago Fire") -- all of which I didn't mind, and there are a few that I had high hopes for ... but, sadly, they disappointed.

'Animal Pratice' Preview: Stay For The Monkey?

Posted 10.13.2012 | TV

So far, everyone seems to agree that the monkey is pretty entertaining on NBC's "Animal Practice" (Sun., 10:38 P.M. ET on NBC). The network gave Olymp...

'Go On' & 'Animal Practice' Reviews: Can Lions & Tigers & Perry Save NBC?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.07.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Go On" is an ensemble comedy built around a star, Matthew Perry; "Animal Practice" is fairly likely to feature dog poop in the near future. "Go On" seems like the much riskier bet, but Perry ably carries the first episode;

Maggie Furlong

Meet TV's Hottest New Star: A Monkey

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

Crystal the Monkey -- whose TV and movie credits include the "Night at the Museum" sequel, "We Bought a Zoo," "The Hangover II," "Dr. Doolittle" and "...

Maureen Ryan

Can 'Community' Survive Without Harmon? Can A Monkey Carry 'Animal Practice'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

How do you go from directing NBC's "Community" to taking on a superstar monkey to directing "Captain America"? Why not ask one of the directors of "Ca...

Maggie Furlong

'Animal Practice' Monkey Steals Show At TCAs

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Animal Practice" should really just be called "We Have A Monkey." Seriously -- even though the re-shot pilot added Joanna Garcia Swisher in the lead ...

JoAnna Garcia Lands New NBC Gig

Posted 06.07.2012 | TV

JoAnna Garcia is about to get her "Animal" on. According to TVLine, the actress has landed a leading role in NBC's new workplace sitcom "Animal Practi...

WATCH: Trailers For NBC's Upcoming Shows

Posted 05.14.2012 | TV

Now that NBC's 2012-2013 lineup and schedule is set, the network has released trailers for some of its upcoming new series. From a (presumably fai...

NBC Series Orders New Dane Cook Series

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

NBC has ordered another comedy for the 2012-13 season. The network has picked up six episodes of "Next Caller Please," starring Dane Cook as an overbe...

FIRST LOOK: New NBC Shows Revealed

Posted 05.14.2012 | TV

While NBC's official lineup won't be announced until its upfront presentation next week, the Peacock network has revealed stills from its new and retu...