February 20, 2017  
Home > News > TV

NBC Orders Craig Robinson's Sitcom, ABC Family Picks Up Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth's Comedy

January 7, 2014 (7:03 am) GMT
'Mr. Robinson' starring the 'Office' alum has received a six-episode order, while 'Mystery Girls' which reunites the former '90210' co-stars is slated to premiere later this year.
NBC Orders Craig Robinson's Sitcom, ABC Family Picks Up Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth's Comedy

is returning to NBC after "" wrapped up last summer. The network has given a six-episode series order to "", which will be headlined by the Darryl Philbin of the canceled mockumentary.

The revamped single-camera comedy, which has been in development at the Peacock for more than a year, follows a musician who gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school. "While teaching the kids everything from rock to the blues, he simultaneously learns how to put the school's rules to the test," so NBC describes the character.

Former "The Office" executive producer Greg Daniels was initially on board the project but is no longer involved now. Mark Cullen and Robb Cullen will serve as showrunners and executive producers. Howard Klein and Mark Schulman are additionally set to executive produce.

In another new series pick-up report, ABC Family has added two new original series to its comedy slate. The network has ordered "" and "" to series. Both shows will start production in Los Angeles soon for a premiere later this year.

"Mystery Girls" stars and is executive produced by "90210" alumnae and . They will play two former detective TV show starlets who are brought back together by a real-life mystery.

Meanwhile, in "Young & Hungry" from executive producer , two worlds collide when a wealthy young tech entrepreneur meets a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. takes one of the lead roles.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Get a Look at Intriguing New Footage of 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'
  2. Nicole Scherzinger Flashes Ample Cleavage and Toned Abs for New Ad
  3. Kurt Sutter Reveals The Mayans Originally Didn't Exist in 'Sons of Anarchy'
  4. Colton Haynes Introduces New Boyfriend Jeff Leatham
  5. First Look at Kurt Russell as Ego the Living Planet in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'
  6. Here's the First Look of Shocker's Costume in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
  7. Watch John Legend's Show-Stopping Performance at NBA All-Star Game 2017 Halftime Show
  8. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent