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Real Genius? Adam Sandler, NBC to Reboot 80s Flick as TV Comedy

Real Genius? Adam Sandler, NBC to Reboot 80s Flick as TV Comedy

By Josh Wolford September 25, 2014

It won’t star Val Kilmer and it may not focus on lasers, but NBC is reportedly set to reboot the 1985 cult hit Real Genius for the modern age. Deadline reports that Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment, …

Tina Fey’s New Show Is Sure To Be Awesome

Tina Fey is working on a new show called Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Tina Fey fans everywhere are waiting with bated breath. If even a premiere date would be set, we could relax a little. Fey created the new series …

Miley Cyrus: FCC Investigates NBC's On-Tour Special

The Federal Communications Commission is investigating NBC’s Fourth of July weekend special Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour to determine if the special violated its rules against broadcast indecency or profanity. The investigation comes as a result of a few complaints the …

Allison Williams Cast as Peter Pan in NBC Live Show

Over the past year, the world has gotten to know a secret side of NBC Nightly News’s Brian Williams – that being the fact that the man can rap. Thanks to the time and effort from Jimmy Fallon and crew …

Kudrow: "Real life is ... riveting ..."

Lisa Kudrow recently previewed the new season of TLC’s celebrity genealogy documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? for TV Guide. The season, which kicked off on Wednesday with an episode about former Sex and the City star Cynthia …

50 Shades of Grey Trailer Too Hot For Television

If you were excited to see the full trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey tomorrow morning on TV, then prepare to be disappointed. NBC was going to show it all, but they have since declared it “too-hot-for-morning-TV”. Instead, only a …

Christopher Walken To Play Hook In Peter Pan Live

Christopher Walken, the 71-year-old Oscar-winning actor, will play Captain Hook in a live version of Peter Pan on NBC. “I started my career in musicals and it’s wonderful after all this time, at this point in my career, to be …

Debra Messing To Star In “The Mysteries Of Laura”

Debra Messing may have finally come across a show that could match the success she found on Will & Grace. The comedy/drama, which will air on NBC, stars Debra Messing as a successful homicide detective who has to balance her …

Series to premiere this September

Debra Messing will star in NBC’s new detective comedy-drama hybrid series The Mysteries of Laura this coming fall. Messing plays Detective Laura Diamond, a NYPD homicide detective and single mother of twin boys. The series is scheduled to premiere Wednesday, …

Maya Rudolph May Ink Variety Show Deal With NBC

On May 19, Maya Rudolph made her television producing debut with the airing of her variety show special, The Maya Rudolph Show. Rudolph, whose career took-off as an actress on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, meant for the show to be …

Will Heigl restore her image with upcoming series?

Katherine Heigl took the opportunity to address accusations that she’s a difficult actress to work with during her appearance at NBC’s Television Critics Association summer press tour on Sunday. “I certainly don’t see myself as being difficult. I would never …

George Zimmerman Lawsuit Tossed Out

George Zimmerman, the man who pursued and fatally shot Trayvon Martin, has been trying to get a payday from NBC. Zimmerman sued NBC for the way the network edited the text of his 911 call the night he encountered Travon …

Community Season 6 Gets a Home at Yahoo Community Season 6 Gets a Home at Yahoo

The NBC cult hit Community has found a new home – on Yahoo Screen. The show, which ran for five seasons on NBC, has an ardent following – but it wasn’t enough to save the show from cancellation in May. …

George Zimmerman Gets Shut Down By Florida Judge

George Zimmerman was on a mission to “punish” NBC for making him look bad. Unfortunately for the controversial public figure, a Florida judge was not having it. Zimmerman filed a lawsuit against the network in 2012 over their coverage of …

Aereo Shuts Down After Supreme Court Loss

Consumers are going to have to continue to pay big bucks for their television via cable and satellite packages — at least for the time being. Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia announced Saturday his company would “pause our operations temporarily” after …

Miley Cyrus Documentary Coming To NBC

Miley Cyrus has stirred up a lot of controversy over the past year with her crazy antics and outrageous performances. However, things have remained quiet on the Miley front for the past little bit, until now … Miley is back! …

Jillian Michaels Not Returning To Biggest Loser

The hit weight loss competition show Biggest Loser will be back this fall, however it will be short one series staple. According to the NBC network and Shine America, the production company behind the series, trainer Jillian Michaels will not …