NBC Wins Michael J. Fox’s New Sitcom After Dramatically Outbidding Rivals


Thirty years after Family Ties debuted on NBC, the Peacock has agreed to fork over a whole bunch of sha-la-la-la in order to win the rights to that Michael J. Fox comedy project Vulture first told you about last week. Facing intense competition from other networks, Peacock chief Robert Greenblatt and entertainment division chief Jen Salke wooed Fox by offering him and Sony Pictures Television something virtually unheard of these days in TV: A commitment to make and air a full season of 22 episodes of the show, even before a pilot is filmed.

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Crazay3320d ago

Its going to be great to see him back on TV. Michael J Fox is awesome.

Deadpool6163319d ago

Yeah, I agree! It's been a while, but it's good seeing him back in action. :D