NBC lands Jack Black comedy series
October 27th, 2011
08:32 AM ET

NBC lands Jack Black comedy series

Funnyman Jack Black’s stepping behind the camera to produce an upcoming comedy series. According to the Hollywood Reporter, NBC is developing a show with the comedian.

NBC has given a script commitment to the currently untitled show, which has a modern premise: an Internet love story.

The script, from “30 Minutes or Less” writer Michael Diliberti, follows two “sweet but colossally unfit young people who meet online and fall into a sudden, uncontrollable bout of true love, much to the disapproval of most everyone in their lives.”

Do you think you would tune in?


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  1. Brando

    I think it would make a good show, however, Jack Black ideally would be in a show where he's in a band though. Not a famous band but a normal local band trying to make it big but having to work normal day jobs. We all know those guys, Jack Black is a comedy and musical genius when it comes to rock.

    October 30, 2011 at 1:54 am | Report abuse |
  2. co-pilot.

    only if they have a farting contest.

    October 29, 2011 at 2:26 am | Report abuse |
  3. Dan

    Sounds dull.

    October 27, 2011 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Leave it to bever

    JACK BLACK SUCKS!!! BIG TIME

    October 27, 2011 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  5. KajinPL

    Seems like a good premise. I'll give it a shot.

    October 27, 2011 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Terra Yomas

    Eewww

    October 27, 2011 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  7. AmyD

    NBC has some pretty great prime-time shows these days (30 Rock, Parks & Rec, Community), so maybe it'll add to a great Thursday line-up.
    Or it could be another "Outsourced". *shudder*

    October 27, 2011 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
  8. Susan

    I loooove Jack Black and will watch anything that has to do with him. Munster, I couldn't agree more. If I could go out with anyone in the film industry, it would be Jack. Sorry, Mrs. Black!!

    October 27, 2011 at 11:14 am | Report abuse |
  9. tracie

    I like a hefty bearish man to sit on my face. It's my favorite thing ever!

    October 27, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  10. Allison

    @LuvJackVlack; he is not ON the show, he's "stepping behind the camera to produce," I don't think it'll be that funny without him doing the acting. But I'll give it a whirl.

    October 27, 2011 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  11. LuvJackVlack

    Its about time jack black got his own show!! he's hilarious. He doesn't need another big star to be on the show. He's funny all around

    October 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
  12. mejazzbo

    Mr. Black is an awkwardly funny everyman. Mimicking the goofball in all of us. I'll watch it.

    October 27, 2011 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
  13. Munster

    Jack Black is strangely hot. This could work, me thinks. *shrug* I like guys that make me laugh, hence my over whelming love for trolls. =] I can't wait, today is another day and there's trollin to be had.

    October 27, 2011 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |

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