Scoop: Craig Robinson's NBC Comedy Adds Greek Grad Spencer Grammer and A to Z's Lenora Crichlow

Mr. Robinson Cast

The student has become the teacher.

Former Greek coed Spencer Grammer is going to the head of the class as a series regular in Mr. Robinson, NBC’s upcoming Craig Robinson-fronted high-school comedy, TVLine has learned.

Additionally, Lenora Crichlow — currently co-starring in the Peacock’s just-cancelled sitcom A to Z — is also joining the series as a regular.

In Mr. RobinsonThe Office vet portrays a struggling musician who leads a double life. At night, he and his brother Ben (not yet cast) jam in a rock band called “Nasty Delicious,” and their career has been going nowhere fast for a decade. By day, he has a gig that pays the bills; he’s a substitute Music teacher with the Chicago School District.

Grammar plays Ashleigh Willows, a Math teacher at Studs Terkel who moonlights as an exotic dancer to help pay off her mortgage and allow her to see the world during her summer breaks.

Crichlow co-stars as Victoria Wavers, a a former Wall Street trader who did very well for herself. She left the Street to pursue her true calling as a high school English teacher at Studs. She used to go to high school with Craig, who had an unrequited schoolboy crush on her.

The cast also includes Jean Smart (as the school’s principal), Ben Koldyke (as gym teacher Jimmy) and Amandla Stenberg (as student Halle).

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8 Comments
  1. Jones says:

    Miss Crichlow moves on pretty quickly.

    • Ray says:

      Just further proof that A to Z really is canceled, despite Rashida Jones’ delusion claims to the contrary.

    • lechatnoir says:

      She has one of the best agents in the biz. Her agents smashes every door open for her quickly. Spencer has no merit , she is the product of nepotism and very bland factory made blond Chica.she’ll be forgotten soon.

  2. I can’t wait to see what kind of role that Spencer Grammer will be playing in the new NBC comedy series . Good luck.

  3. Dean says:

    Loved Spencer Grammer on Greek. Which is more than I can say for that awful ironside remake. Not sure about her being in an NBC comedy though given the networks recent luck with them.

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Glad Spencer got a new show! Can’t wait to see her in Chicago PD.

  5. jackie2830 says:

    Wow, A To Z is cancelled?????? Spoiler alert……just another sitcom that hits the dust before the ink is dry….WTF???? And, why do we import so many Brit actors when there are so many here to utilize….especially those who’s shows bomb out?????

  6. gapeach says:

    I’m glad to see Lenora casted in this sitcom especially with Craig Robinson, and british or not I think she is a talented actress and I will definitely be on the look out for this show.