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[05/13/18 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Carries First Place Momentum Into 2018-19 with Year-Round Programming Strategy Focused on Bold New Shows, Strong Anchors and Top Talent
Highlights include a new Wednesday lineup comprised of "Chicago Med," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago PD."

[05/08/18 - 04:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 8 - "Abby's," "I Feel Bad" Kick Off NBC's Comedy Series Orders
Natalie Morales toplines the multi-camera "Abby's" while Sarayu Blue stars in the single-camera "I Feel Bad."

[03/28/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 28
Updates include: Syfy to wrap "Sharknado" franchise with sixth and final film; "Ghosted's" Amber Stevens West cast in CBS comedy pilot; and Tobias Menzies tapped for Netflix's "The Crown."

[03/22/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 22
Updates include: Neil Flynn bound for "Abby's" at NBC; Lilla Crawford, Will Kindrachuk snag roles on Bobby Bowman's ABC pilot; and Kearran Giovanni tapped for NBC's "Suspicion."

[03/07/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Ginnifer Goodwin to star in ABC's "Steps"; Kether Donohue lands female lead in NBC's "Like Family"; and Brooke Elliott to topline Bobby Bowman's comedy pilot for the Alphabet.

[02/22/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 22
Updates include: NBC flips time periods for "A.P. Bio," "Champions"; Taye Diggs cast in The CW's "Spencer"; and Bellamy Young to topline "False Profits" for ABC.

[01/30/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 30
Updates include: Showtime's "Dice," Hulu's "Shut Eye" get the axe; The CW locks in six more drama pilots; and Nicole Kassell to helm "Watchmen" pilot for HBO.

[01/23/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 23
Updates include: NBC orders four multi-camera comedy pilots; ABC moves forward with a pair of drama pilots; and CBS gives green light to drama pilot "God Friended Me."

[09/22/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 22
Updates include: USA, Oxygen land off-network rights to "Chicago PD"; Amazon's "Carnival Row" adds quartet; and Russell Tovey to star in "Freedom Fighters: The Ray."







ABBY'S (NBC)
Premieres in Midseason 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2018) From the producers of "The Good Place" comes a hilariously aspirational new comedy about the best bar in San Diego, home to good prices, great company and, of course, Abby. This unlicensed, makeshift bar nestled in her backyard is the opposite of everything annoying about today's party scene. There are rules at Abby's: no cell phones (not even to "look something up"), earning a seat at the bar takes time and losing a challenge means drinking a limey, sugary "not-beer" drink. As the oddball cast of regulars will tell you, hanging out at Abby's is a coveted honor. But once you're in, you're family. The cast includes Natalie Morales, Nelson Franklin, Kimia Behpoornia, Jessica Chaffin, Leonard Ouzts and Neil Flynn. Josh Malmuth will write and executive produce. Pamela Fryman will direct and executive produce the pilot. Michael Schur and David Miner also executive produce. "Abby's" is produced by Universal Television, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jessica Chaffin as Beth
· Kimia Behpoornia as Rosie
· Leonard Ouzts as James
· Natalie Morales as Abby
· Neil Flynn as Fred
· Nelson Franklin as Bill
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Miner as EP
· Josh Malmuth as CRTR/EP
· Michael Schur as EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Universal Television