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Community Shake-Up: Dan Harmon Replaced as Showrunner – To 'Broaden' the Show's Appeal?

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The Greendale Gang is getting brand-new leadership.

David Guarascio and Moses Port (Just Shoot Me, Aliens in America) are joining NBC’s Community as exec producers/showrunners, TVLine has confirmed. The duo will replace series creator Dan Harmon, who will now serve as a consulting producer — which, Harmon suggests, is little more than a vanity title. READ MORE


Community's Joel McHale: 'I Literally Am Praying' That Dan Harmon Stays on As Showrunner

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Joel McHale was on a plane when word broke that Community creator Dan Harmon might not be staying on as showrunner for Season 4. As such, when he disembarked, “My Twitter feed had about 500 ‘at’ (@) mentions” from followers curious about the unexpected wrinkle, he shares with TVLine. “I was like, ‘Oh, something must have happened.’ And it was that whole thing.”

Asked for a status report on Harmon’s possible exit …READ MORE


NBC Boss on Community's Friday Move and Possible Departures of Dan Harmon, Chevy Chase

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Although the show’s diehard fans may disagree, Community‘s relocation from Thursday to Friday is a good thing, maintains NBC president Robert Greenblatt.

“The show has its faithful audience and they will follow it to the ends of the Earth,” the exec insists. “And I really wanted to do something to invigorate Friday because we love Grimm. So I thought, let’s …READ MORE


Community Cast, Producers Feeling 'Confident' About Season 4; Plus: Scoop on That Big Death

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The cast and creators of Community hit the stage at the 2012 PaleyFest on Saturday, and did their best to answer the question on every Human Being’s mind: Will NBC give the little comedy that could a much-deserved fourth season? READ MORE


Community Season 3 Return Date Revealed! Plus Other NBC Schedule Changes

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Oh, happy day! Community creator Dan Harmon took to Twitter Tuesday with the news that all Human Beings have been waiting for: the long-shelved NBC comedy’s Season 3 return date. READ MORE


What TVLine Is Thankful For This TV Season: Sweet Revenge, the Very Good Sons and More!

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One thing for a TV enthusiast to be thankful for is that on several nights of the week — we’re namely looking at you, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday — there is simply too much good TV to watch. But what specifically about this season has TVLine tipping its invisible hat? READ THE EDITORS’ LIST


Community Cast, Creator Preview the 'Most Ambitious Season We've Ever Done!'

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As of now, there are no paintball wars or zombiepocalypses to speak of in Community‘s third season (premiering this Thursday at 8/7c). But showrunner Dan Harmon and the cast of the innovative NBC comedy tell TVLine, and thus viewers, that there’s no cause for concern.

“It’s not ‘Chicken Fingers’ [a la the Season 1 episode 'Contemporary American Poultry'], but this season is the most ambitious that we’ve ever done,” Joel McHale says candidly. …READ MORE


Community Scoop: [Spoiler] Moves In With New Roomies Troy and Abed!

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TVLine has learned that Community‘s Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi) aren’t the only study buddies shacking up in Season 3. Another member of the Greendale gang is moving in with the bromancers early in the school year, and it’s not who you might expect. (No, it’s not the perpetually homeless Chang.) READ MORE


Community Scoop: Jeff and Annie's Romance Gets 'Pumped Up' In Season 3

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Any Community fans who have been awaiting a full-fledged romance between Jeff and Annie may finally get their wish come Season 3. At least that’s what series stars Joel McHale and Alison Brie tell TVLine. READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Alison Brie Embraces Her Spot Within TV's Elite Community of Funny People

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Alison Brie was once a drama queen. Though today she is best known for playing both sweet and saucy Annie on NBC’s quirky comedy Community and Mad Men‘s over-the-top scene stealer Trudy, Brie was once a theater student studying the works of Shakespeare on the road to achieving her “naïve” goal of becoming an actress who does only serious stage and film work. Five years later, she’s enlisting her inner funnygirl (and eliciting Emmy buzz) for not one but two acclaimed TV gigs, plus a supporting role in Judd Apatow’s latest film comedy, The Five-Year Engagement. READ MORE