Andrew Rannells says

everythingtaboo
Broadway Legend
joined:5/5/04
"The Ryan Murphy-Ali Adler’s single-camera comedy pilot The New Normal...received series orders from NBC. Co-written by Murphy and Adler and directed by Murphy, The New Normal is described as a heartwarming comedy about a blended family of a gay couple, Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha), and a cash-strapped waitress and mother of one Goldie (Georgia King), who becomes a surrogate to help them have a child. The New Normal also has been eyed for an early launch after the Olympics in August."

Note that last sentence - an August start means he'll be gone pretty quick. Congrats to him!


2ND UPDATE: ‘New Normal’, ‘Revolution’ & ‘Save Me’ Picked Up To Series At NBC


"Hey little girls, look at all the men in shiny shirts and no wives!" - Jackie Hoffman, Xanadu, 19 Feb 2008
Updated On: 5/7/12 at 07:17 PM
Ejm105989
Stand-by
joined:12/19/11
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 07:26pm
Congrats to Andrew!
somethingwicked
Broadway Legend
joined:5/27/05
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 07:35pm
Josh Gad's pilot 1600 PENN is also about to receive a series order, coincidentally also on NBC.

EDIT: Pardon my grammatical faux pas.
Tonya Pinkins: Then we had a "Lot's Wife" last June that was my personal favorite. I'm still trying to get them to let me sing it at some performance where we get to sing an excerpt that's gone.
Tony Kushner: You can sing it at my funeral.
Updated On: 5/7/12 at 07:35 PM
Phyllis Rogers Stone
Broadway Legend
joined:9/16/07
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 07:48pm
That's not irony
JohnyBroadway
Broadway Star
joined:4/10/12
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 07:50pm
A big congrats to Mr. Rannells. I hope this is one Mr. Murphy's more consistent shows.
everythingtaboo
Broadway Legend
joined:5/5/04
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 07:55pm
Ironic?


"Hey little girls, look at all the men in shiny shirts and no wives!" - Jackie Hoffman, Xanadu, 19 Feb 2008
adamgreer
Broadway Legend
joined:3/18/05
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 08:01pm
Like rain on your wedding day.

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them"
~Walt Disney

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
~Walt Disney

My name is neither "adam" nor "greer."
PennybankBill
Stand-by
joined:11/1/10
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 08:05pm
Seems like this show has been in the works for some time. Is Sean Hayes still a producer?
CarlosAlberto
Broadway Legend
joined:6/29/10
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 08:05pm
I think the thing here is that the word ironic was used incorrectly in a sentence. The meaning was never in question.
broadwayjim42
Broadway Legend
joined:5/19/03
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 08:09pm
Congrats Andrew...but I'll miss you in "Mormon." Have tickets for August 4.
Leadingplayer
Broadway Star
joined:5/12/03
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 08:17pm
Is that him in the picture? (I can't tell....weird)
everythingtaboo
Broadway Legend
joined:5/5/04
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 10:15pm
Not a surprise, but we can officially say bye bye to Josh Gad.


Fall TV Scoop: NBC Picks Up Comedies 1600 Penn and Animal Practice


"Hey little girls, look at all the men in shiny shirts and no wives!" - Jackie Hoffman, Xanadu, 19 Feb 2008
Leadingplayer
Broadway Star
joined:5/12/03
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 10:45pm
love Josh but sad he is doing a show with Jenna Elfman....I boycott all her work ever since she said "AIDS is a state of mind, and not a disease" and can be cured by scientology. Hope they replace her for the fall.
LizzieCurry
Broadway Legend
joined:3/7/05
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/7/12 at 10:59pm
I can't wait to find out who the new Price and Cunningham are. Congrats to Andrew and Josh!
"Don't patronize me, alright?" - BroadwayStar4
PlayItAgain
Broadway Legend
joined:11/8/11
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:09am
I think 1600 is going to be at midseason, if so that doesn't necessarily mean they will both be out at the same time.
LizzieCurry
Broadway Legend
joined:3/7/05
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 03:54pm
"Don't patronize me, alright?" - BroadwayStar4
Donthatecongratulate
Stand-by
joined:10/10/10
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 03:59pm
that's amazing fortune for one show! jesus is all over that production
"Don't f*** a baby. I'll get rid of your AIDS. If you f*** this frog."
TheatreKid3
Broadway Star
joined:3/25/12
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 04:40pm
Any news on when they will be leaving BOM?
LizzieCurry
Broadway Legend
joined:3/7/05
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 04:43pm
The late summer, maybe? I wonder how many times they'll be absent for advanced press, though.
"Don't patronize me, alright?" - BroadwayStar4
TheatreKid3
Broadway Star
joined:3/25/12
Andrew Rannells says
Posted: 5/8/12 at 04:49pm
I'm seeing it in two weeks, so I'm guessing they should still be there for it.

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