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[11/08/17 - 02:22 PM]
NBC Reveals January Return Dates, "Taken" Season Premiere
Look for the show's revamped second season to launch on Friday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/17/17 - 09:38 AM]
With "SNF" #1 Overall & "This Is Us," "Voice" & "Will & Grace" Ranking as 4 of the Top 10 Entertainment Shows, NBC Wins Week of Oct. 9-15
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[09/29/17 - 09:18 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is NBC's Top New or Returning NBC Comedy Debut in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 28.

[09/13/17 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 13
Updates include: Syfy nears series order for "Nightflyers"; Cecily Strong to visit "Great News" at NBC; and Amanda Green to import "Murder" to CBS.

[08/31/17 - 03:34 PM]
"The 2017 NBC Primetime Preview" Highlights Network's New Fall Offerings
The special will be hosted by the cast of "Great News" and includes a special appearance by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey.

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[05/30/17 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Scuttles "This Is Us" Move, More Fall Changes
"Superstore," "The Good Place" and "Chicago Fire" will head to Thursday nights instead.

[05/14/17 - 10:40 AM]
NBC to Mull Futures of "Chicago Justice," "Trial & Error"
The Peacock gives additional updates following the announcement of its 2017-18 season plans.

[05/14/17 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Launches Into 2017-18 Elevating Its Winning Lineup with New Shows, Impressive Auspices, and Bold Scheduling Moves
New dramas "Brave" and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" are set to bow this fall.

[05/11/17 - 02:30 PM]
Great News: NBC Orders Second Season of "Great News"
The 13-episode order was confirmed via a network spokesperson on Thursday.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[08/22/16 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 22
Updates include: TV Land's "The Jim Gaffigan Show" to end after two seasons; Craig Johnson to helm Showtime's "Mating"; and VH1's "Daytime Divas" sets principal cast.

[07/21/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 21
Updates include: "Impractical Jokers," "Voltron" receive renewals at San Diego Comic-Con; Nicole Richie joins the cast of NBC's "Great News"; and Emily Rios, Michael Hyatt report to "Snowfall" at FX.

[05/15/16 - 09:30 AM]
NBC Augments Its Stable Schedule with Ambitious New Dramas, High-Concept Comedies and Unpredictable Unscripted Series
Highlights include new dramas "Timeless" on Mondays and "This Is Us" on Tuesdays; plus "Blindspot" moves to Wednesdays and "Chicago Med" relocates to Thursdays.

[05/13/16 - 02:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - Two Comedies, Two Dramas Latest Bound for NBC
The Peacock adds dramas "Midnight, Texas" and "Timeless" plus comedies "Great news" and "Marlon."

[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/12/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 12
Updates include: Damon Wayans, Sr. to play Roger Murtaugh in FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; NBC formally orders "Maya and Marty in Manhattan" to series; and Natalie Martinez to lead FOX's "APB."

[02/09/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: Courteney Cox's "Charity Case" gets pilot order at FOX; Jeremy Sisto called in for ABC's "The Jury"; and Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[01/07/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" to end after seven seasons; HBO to move forward with "Deadwood" revival; and ABC, NBC confirm first broadcast pilot orders of 2016.

[08/13/15 - 10:24 AM]
Prolific Comedy Producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Bring New Project to NBC
The project, written by Tracey Wigfield, centers on a mother-daughter relationship that is challenged when an overly involved New Jersey mom gets an internship at her daughter's workplace, a cable news network.







GREAT NEWS (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/25/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:31 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, December 2016) Getting along with office colleagues can be rough, but working with your mom? That's a whole different story, and it's the headline for Katie Wendelson (Briga Heelan), a smart, ambitious news producer at national cable news show "The Breakdown." After 30 years of being a stay-at-home mom, Carol (Andrea Martin) decides that it's never too late to follow your dreams and lands an internship at her daughter's news show. This is Katie's worst nightmare, until she comes to realize that with her biggest cheerleader at her side, she and her mom both might just make it after all. Sitting in the co-anchor chair at "The Breakdown" is Chuck Pierce (John Michael Higgins), the blowhard, difficult-to-please news desk veteran. Chuck intimidates everyone on staff except for Carol, who uses her polished mom skills to deal with him. Alongside him is Portia (Nicole Richie), the young, very hip co-host who brings a different perspective to old-fashioned journalism. Leading the news team is Greg (Adam Campbell), the dashing young executive producer. Katie's closest friend at the office is Justin (Horatio Sanz), the laid back video editor who has seen it all and is always more than happy to dole out his zen-like advice. Rounding out the newsroom is Beth (Tracey Wigfield), the creepy resident meteorologist who is far from your stereotypical weather girl.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Campbell as Greg
· Andrea Martin as Carol
· Briga Heelan as Katie
· Horatio Sanz as Justin
· John Michael Higgins as Chuck
· Nicole Richie as Portia
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kimrie Lewis-Davis as Portia (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as DIR (Pilot)
· David Miner as EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
· Tracey Wigfield as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television