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The New Normal

  1. The Season of the Not-Quite-There SitcomSitcoms are tricky shows to invest in. They need a little time and a few episodes to grow into the shows they’re meant to be — for 30 […]
  2. profiles
    Andrew Rannells: The Boy Scout With the Dirty MouthHe plays the lovable narcissist in your favorite provocative comedies.
  3. exclusive video
    Video: Oh, How We Love The New Normal’s Bebe WoodTied with Kiernan Shipka and Ursula Parker.
  4. NBC President Talks Comedy Changes: ‘The Farm,’ ‘Parks and Rec,’ […]This has been a transitional season for NBC’s comedy department, with the network seemingly abandoning developing hip young shows like Parks […]
  5. Ratings from the Tuesday Sitcom Showdown: Fox vs. NBC vs. ABCIt was an odd move when three of the four major networks announced they were all airing comedies against each other during the 9pm hour on […]
  6. look alikes
    Your Guide to Tuesday’s Very Similar SitcomsQuippy, quippy, quippy, with a romance with a wounded guy and a standout supporting cast.
  7. Being #1 Again Has Gone to NBC’s Head; Network Renews Shows Left and RightHot on the heels of today’s news that NBC finished first with viewers under 50 for premiere week for the first time in nine years, the execs at […]
  8. peacock rising
    NBC Orders More Episodes of Three Fall FreshmenRevolution, Go On, and The New Normal are all sticking around.
  9. NBC’s Ratings Are Up, Other Networks Down in Bizarro Premiere WeekIn an interesting twist of fate for the broadcast networks this past week, NBC finished in first place in the 18-49 demo for “Premiere Week” […]
  10. fall tv 2012
    After One Week, Which TV Shows Look Good and Which Seem Doomed?NBC is actually doing okay, but Fox has some headaches.
  11. the new normal
    Ryan Murphy Is One Busy, Busy ManSix projects is quite the juggling act.
  12. beefs
    What Does Ryan Murphy Have Against Treme?It was a punchline on Glee and The New Normal this week.
  13. analysis
    Premiere Week Ratings: A Good Night for CBSPeople love their NCIS.
  14. homages
    The New Normal’s Homage to Honey Boo BooFor a Halloween episode. 
  15. So…NBC’s Ratings Last Night Were…YeahWe all missed our NBC comedies, right? Right? We might be the only ones. They did realllllllly bad in the ratings last night. Everything was […]
  16. chat room
    Andrew Rannells on What to Expect From The New Normal“I’m assuming there will be a child at some point.”
  17. ‘Go On’ Strong in Its Tuesday Debut, ‘The New Normal’ Does OKNBC has started fall TV slightly early, so for at least one week they can pretend to be the kings of television once again. Their plan worked […]
  18. peacock rock
    Ratings: Good Start for Matthew Perry’s Go OnThe news isn’t so good for The New Normal.
  19. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Four Burning Questions About TuesdaysIs Ryan Murphy invincible these days?
  20. tv ratings
    Ratings: The Voice Still Has Some FansJust not as many as last winter.
  21. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz: The New Normal Is Modern Family LiteThe show has a faux-naughtiness, dipping its big toe in taboo, then rinsing it with progressive messages.
  22. ‘The New Normal’ Finds a Utah HomeLast week KSL-TV, a Utah NBC affiliate, refused to air The New Normal because of all its frightening gay characters. (What with their loving […]
  23. Watch ‘The New Normal’s’ Newly Normal Pilot TV! TV! TV! Yesterday, Fox threw up Ben & Kate and The Mindy Project and now we have NBC’s gayby show, The New Normal. The pilot isn’t […]
  24. the new normal
    Watch the Series Premiere of The New Normal, Right Here, Right Now!Grab some popcorn (and also your domestic partner and surrogate mother)!
  25. A Utah NBC Affiliate Won’t Run ‘The New Normal’ Because Gay PeopleUtah, bastion of Mormonism and tolerance, is home to KSL, the single NBC affiliate refusing to air upcoming comedy The New Normal. The show […]
  26. beefs
    NBC’s Salt Lake City Affiliate Won’t Air The New NormalThe station called the gay-friendly show “inappropriate on several dimensions.” 
  27. ‘Portlandia’, ‘Community’ and More Guest Star Business- Chloe Sevigny is going stop by Portlandia to play Fred and Carrie’s new roommate Alexandra. If you made a list of perfect Portlandia guest […]
  28. tca 2012
    Ryan Murphy to One Million Moms: Boycott This!He says the conservative group would love the show if they watched.
  29. One Million Moms Is Taking on ‘The New Normal’; Is the WorstOne Million Moms is a group of about 40,000 (not one million) bigot moms who aspire to make sure their kids grow up with completely intolerant, […]
  30. one million moms
    One Million Moms Set Their Sights on The New NormalThe conservative group does not like the idea of NBC’s new show one bit. 
  31. party chat
    Expect a ‘Gay Makeover’ for Hannah’s Apartment on GirlsAndrew Rannells teases the Hannah-Elijah move-in.
  32. emmys 2012
    Showrunner Survey: Ryan Murphy Is ObsessedHe loves Lena Dunham more than you do. Really.
  33. Let’s Rank This Fall’s New Comedies Based On Their Trailers And Who’s […]The first episode of a comedic television series is a good indicator for what the show can become. They are also almost always not particularly […]
  34. the vulture transcript
    Ryan Murphy Dissects Glee, American Horror StoryThe man who will be juggling three shows and two movies sits down for an epic conversation.
  35. Full Trailers For NBC’s Four New Fall Comedies Is sad the new funny? It might be on Tuesdays on NBC. The trailers for Go On and The New Normal suggest a lot of crying and looking in the […]
  36. matt zoller seitz
    Snap Judgments on the New NBC ShowsTV critic Matt Zoller Seitz takes a look at next season’s NBC lineup.
  37. NBC Offers Up Their New Schedule and Clips from Their New ComediesYesterday was officially Mother’s Day but, when NBC announced its projected fall lineup, it felt more like Christmas. How about another […]
  38. upfronts 2012
    Watch Clips From the New NBC Comedies Scenes from all six. 
  39. The Heartening State of Homosexual TV Characters“I think I would be lying if I said that I didn’t expect, at some point, for some narrow-minded group of people to try to create some […]
  40. Summing Up All of Last Night’s Crazy NBC Scheduling NewsWe reported earlier in the evening that Anne Heche’s Save Me and Ryan Murphy’s The New Normal were joining Matthew Perry’s Go On in NBC’s fall […]
  41. pickups
    NBC Orders J.J. Abrams, Ryan Murphy ShowsHere are the cast photos.
  42. NBC Officially Orders Up Comedies ‘Save Me’ and ‘New Normal’ to SeriesNBC is starting to fill out its fall schedule, having already ordered Matthew Perry’s Go On to series and now doing the same with Anne Heche’s […]
  43. NBC’s Future: Renewals For Your Favorites and New Comedies in AugustNBC’s comedies get shit ratings pretty much across the board. Sure, The Office does OK, but it’s been slipping lately and even at its peak […]
  44. pilots 2012
    Ryan Murphy’s Sitcom Close to Series OrderThe New Normal has started its staffing.
  45. casting couch
    NeNe Leakes Cast in Ryan Murphy’s New SitcomShe’ll recur on The New Normal, should it go to series.
  46. casting couch
    Justin Bartha Cast in Ryan Murphy ComedyOpposite Andrew Rannells.
  47. casting couch
    Ellen Barkin Cast in Ryan Murphy ComedyMatch made in heaven!