NBC drove a stake into the heart of its much-ballyooed “Munsters” remake, killing a project that had been in various stages of development for two years.
When actor Jerry O’Connell moves into 1313 Mockingbird Lane, he will leave behind the green make-up and neck bolts from the classic 1960s TV comedy, “The Munsters.”
Much like the characters in the famed series, NBC’s modern take on “The Munsters” isn’t quite dead. The pilot, which reportedly cost the network $10 million to produce, made headlines when news surfaced that the channel had scrapped plans to bring the series back to television. With names that included the likes of Portia de […]
Excuse us if we don’t see the resemblance. Jerry O’Connell has been cast as Herman Munster in NBC’s “Munsters” reboot called “Mockingbird Lane,” confirms The Hollywood Reporter. One of TV’s favorite patriarchs, the role was originated by Fred Gwynne in the classic 60s TV series. (What, was Brad Garrett not available?) The project comes from […]
The remake of the classic family comedy “The Munsters” is starting to come together. Comedian Eddie Izzard is set to star in and produce NBC’s reboot of the series, “Mockingbird Lane.”
Bryan Fuller’s NBC pilot remake of “The Munsters” will be called “Mockingbird Lane,” among other changes he’ll make to the venerable comedy franchise.
By Tim Kenneally Herman, Lily, Eddie Munster and the rest of the supernatural gang are coming back to the small screen, but probably not in the same way you remember them. NBC announced that it has picked up the pilot for its revamp of the ’60s monster comedy “The Munsters,” billing it as an “imaginative […]
What “Dexter” did for Showtime, NBC is hoping Hannibal Lecter can do better. NBC has made a deal with the creator of “Pushing Daisies” creator and “Heroes” writer Bryan Fuller to create a series based around Dr. Lecter, according to Entertainment Weekly. The series, inspired by the famed character from the Thomas Harris series of […]
“The Munsters” was one of the silliest shows in the history of television, and yet, producers and networks continue to eye the series for contemporary remakes. Such is the case, reportedly, with a producer, Bryan Fuller, who is talking to NBC about bringing his new version of this venerable (but oh-so ridiculous) franchise back to […]
What makes a sitcom lineup great? It’s a question we’ve set out to answer now that NBC has taken the unusual step of cramming six comedies onto the air in a single night on Thursdays – starting with “Community” at 8/7c, followed by the new “Perfect Couples,” “The Office,” “Parks & Recreation,” “30 Rock” (at […]