A sneak peek at the new TV comedy shows coming in the 2008-2009 season
NBC's New TV Comedies:
- The Office Spinoff (Winter/Spring)
The Office will have new characters and locations, but with the same level of comedy.
Kath & Kim (Fall)
Sitcom about a mother and daughter in middle class suburbia. SNL veteran Molly Shannon stars.
- SNL Elections (Midseason)
A Thursday night extension of SNL's Weekend Update that should lighten up the fall election.
ABC's New TV Comedies:
- The Goode Family (Fall)
A family devoted to good deeds is the newest animated comedy.
- Scrubs (Fall)
Not new to us, but new to ABC.
CBS's New TV Comedies:
- Worst Week (Fall)
A man struggles to impress his future in-laws, with comedic results.
- Project Gary (Fall)
Newly-divorced man deals with children, a demanding ex and beautiful new love interest.
Fox's New Comedies:
- Do Not Disturb (Fall)
A hot, hip hotel in New York provides the backdrop for the newest work-place comedy.
- The Cleveland Show (Fall)
An animated show featuring Cleveland Brown, who moves to a small town in Virginia because of a promise made to his high school sweetheart.
- Class Dismissed (Fall)
An animated show formally known as Sit Down and Shut Up, about high school teachers and their unfortunate students.
Showtime's New Comedies:
- Tracy Ullman's State of the Union (Spring)
A satirical look at life today through the many characters of Tracy Ullman.