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[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[05/13/17 - 10:15 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 13 - NBC Adds "Champions" to Comedy Roster
The cast includes Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Nina Wadia and guest star Mindy Kaling.

[03/06/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 6
Updates include: Noah Wyle is a "Perfect Citizen" for CBS; Jon Cryer is "Losing It" for ABC; and Netflix eyes follow up to "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life."

[02/27/17 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 27
Updates include: Syfy cancels "Incorporated"; Auli'i Cravalho cast in NBC's "Drama High"; and Jeremy Piven to lead "Wisdom of the Crowd" on CBS.

[02/17/17 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 17
Updates include: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau to topline NBC comedy pilot; Matt Barr set as male lead in The CW's "Valor"; and Jack Davenport signs onto ABC's "Doomsday."

[02/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 16
Updates include: Kevin Smith brings "Sam & Twitch" to BBC America; Retta tapped for "Good Girls" at NBC; and Jonathan Krisel to helm "Ghosted" at FOX.

[01/26/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 26
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to lead ABC's city mayor project; Craig Robinson/Adam Scott-led "Ghosted" gets pilot order from FOX; and NBC gives green light to three comedy pilots.

[10/05/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Killian Scott set as new lead of USA's "Damnation"; HBO gives series order to Israeli drama; and Pat Healy scores a role in TNT's "Monsters of God."







CHAMPIONS (NBC)
Premieres in Midseason 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, May 2017) Vince, a charismatic gym owner with no ambition, lives with his younger brother Michael, a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of Vince is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya (Mindy Kaling), one of his old high school flings. The cast includes Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, J.J. Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Nina Wadia and guest star Mindy Kaling. Charlie Grandy and Mindy Kaling will write and executive produce. Michael Alan Spiller will direct and executive produce. Howard Klein also executive produces. "Champions" is produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Eyes Up Productions and Kaling International.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anders Holm as Vince
· Andy Favreau as Matthew
· J.J. Totah as Michael
· Mindy Kaling as Priya
· Mouzam Makkar as Britney
· Nina Wadia as Lubna
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Michael Spiller as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mindy Kaling as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Eyes Up Productions
· Kaling International
· Universal Television