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FOX Passes on Tina Fey's Comedy 'Cabot College'

August 19, 2014 (3:45 am) GMT
The network has decided not to move forward with the collegiate comedy from '30 Rock' alums Fey, Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock.
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FOX isn't ready to make a long-term commitment with . The network has passed on "Cabot College" which was set to be executive produced by Fey, "" co-executive producer Matt Hubbard and another co-showrunner Robert Carlock.

The collegiate comedy was supposed to revolve around a women's college that has just opened its doors to men for the first time. It landed on FOX in August last year with a six-episode series commitment, but the network never gave a greenlight for the production after the pilot was shot last spring.

Asif Ali, Margaret Cho, Jack Cutmore-Scott and Bonnie Dennison starred in the pilot. It's unclear if Universal Television will shop the comedy to other networks.

Fey also teams up with Robert Carlock for "", a new female-centered workplace comedy from "30 Rock" writer Colleen McGuinness, which has landed on NBC. Said to be in the vein of "Cheers", it centers on a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father who finds a new home and family on Fire Island. The show stars "" alumna and is slated to premiere in midseason.

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