NBC adds 'Blacklist,' 'Night Shift' and Mike O'Malley comedy
James Spader, Freddy Rodriguez and Mary McCormack are coming to NBC
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In its third burst of pilot ordering in two days, NBC has picked up a trio of new shows from Sony Pictures TV.
The three pickups were also tied to the fifth season renewal for a little show called "Community."
On the drama side, NBC added "The Blacklist" and "The Night Shift," while the network also picked up the comedy "Welcome to the Family."
Here are the details on the three latest additions to NBC's 2013-2014 lineup. The network's actual schedule will be announced on Sunday afternoon.
The new shows are...
* "The Blacklist" comes from producers Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Davis and John Fox, plus pilot director Joe Carnahan. James Spader plays a fugitive known as The Concierge of Crime who turns himself in to the FBI and volunteers to help them catch a slew of even bigger criminal fish, but says he'll only speak to a fresh-faced profiler (Megan Boone). Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold and Ilfenesh Hadera co-star.
* "The Night Shift" focuses on the men and women working the late shift at San Antonio Memorial Hospital. Various and sundry doctors and nurses and administrators are played by the likes of Eoin Macken, Brendan Fehr, Freddy Rodriguez, Ken Leung and Jill Flint. "Freaks and Geeks" alums Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah created the show, while "Taken" helmer Pierre Morel directed the pilot.
* "Welcome to the Family" comes from Mike Sikowitz and Jamie Tarses and focuses on parents (Mike O'Malley and Mary McCormack) who are shocked when their teenage daughter (Ella Rae Peck) announces that she's pregnant. Soon, there's blended family action happening with the teenage dad (Joseph Haro) and his parents (Ricardo Chavira and Justina Muchado).
Check out pictures from "The Black List," "The Night Shift," "Welcome to the Family" and all of NBC's new shows below:
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Cast: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston
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Cast: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster
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1996 | Crime | RSummary: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start ...Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
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Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
2007 | Comedy | PGSummary: Newlyweds Nick (Ice Cube) and Suzanne (Long) decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor (McGinley) with a bizarre approach to business.Director: Steve Carr
Cast: John C. McGinley, Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen
1995 | Mystery | NRSummary: Denzel Washington plays an out of work WWII vet who takes the wrong job and is soon neck-deep in a mess of politics, murder, and jazz in '40s Los Angeles.Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals
1993 | Sports | PGSummary: Emotionally powerful sports classic featuring Sean Astin as a skinny high school kid with big football dreams and the determination to make his way towards his dream team at Notre Dame.Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
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