The orders for NBC shows continued this morning/afternoon after yesterday's first volleys. Coming to NBC next season? A remake of a classic detective show and another one of those comedies about how hard the dating world is for very attractive people, says The Hollywood Reporter. [UPDATE] And now it's ordered that pesky Chicago Fire spinoff! Let's take a look at them!
Ironside stars Blair Underwood (pictured above; he played the president on The Event) as a handsome detective who stays on the job after a shootout leaves him confined to a wheelchair. With his team of other probably handsome detectives, he solves some tough cases. Ironside is based on the 1960s series of the same name. Sorry, I just don't think this is going to work. Dead Pool fodder! Ironside also stars Spencer Grammer (Greek), Brent Sexton (The Killing), and Pablo Schreiber (The Wire). Sadly, it does not star Michael Ironside.
Undateable is executive-produced by Scrubs' Bill Lawrence. The multi-camera comedy follows a group of young people who call themselves "The Undateables" but have their lives changed when a confident friend enters their group. Chris D'Elia (Whitney), Brent Morin, and Matthew Wilkas.
Chicago P.D. is like Chicago Fire but with less fire and more cops. It will follow the elite Intelligence Unit of the Chicago Police Department as it takes on the worst of the worst in the Windy City. Also, there will be many hunky hookups. This sounds like a bit of an overeager stretch for NBC, as Chicago Fire did fine but not GREAT for NBC. Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Scott Eastwood, and Tania Raymonde star.
In addition to the three series above, NBC has ordered the new shows Believe, Crisis, About a Boy, Sean Saves the World, and The Family Guide.
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