It doesn’t look like Pierce Hawthorne will be graduating from Glendale Community College. According to Deadline, Chevy Chase has left NBC’s Community. The bulk of the 13-episode fourth season has been filmed, but he won’t appear in the 1 to 2 episodes that have yet to be shot. Chase’s departure isn’t much of a surprise especially since he has the reputation for being kind of a dick. He didn’t get along with Community creator Dan Harmon (who was replaced as showrunner at the end of season three, although likely not because of Chase’s input), and when Chase was asked by the Huffington Post UK on why he did the show, he replied “It was a big mistake! I just sort of hung around because I have three daughters and a wife, and I figured out I might as well make some bread, every week, so I can take care of them in the way they want … The hours are hideous, and it’s still a sitcom on television, which is probably the lowest form of television.” Chase was also reportedly unhappy with the direction his character was going, and his recent outbursts had become a distraction for the cast and crew.
I, for one, commend Chase on his bold decision to leave the best thing he’s done in decades and return to obscurity.
Shots of Kim Dickens and Cliff Curtis on set included, as well as the fantastically bearded Robert Kirkman.
Chances of him going all Malcolm Tucker on a vacationing customer service representative dressed as the Heath-Ledger Joker are frankly a mortal lock.
The gang attends Garrett’s wedding, then things get dark.
Season 6 of Jerry Seinfeld's webseries talk show includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Carrey, and Trevor Noah.
Those who are not interested in book spoilers beware.
'Texas Rising' is a 10-hour, 5-part mini-series, airing on the History Channel on May 25th and 26th, and June 1st, 8th and 15th.
Dean Norris, Marg Helgenberger, showrunner Neal Baer, and executive producer Tim Schlattmann talk about the upcoming season of the CBS series.
Plus, the new season will restore the original diner and feature music from Angelo Badalamenti.
Did you enjoy watching the cast of The CW's 'The Flash' in all their wormhole-traveling, alternate-universe-creating hijinks, but wish there was more to see? Well then you should check out the first three seasons of 'Sliders' now streaming on Hulu.
Also, 'Halt and Catch Fire' Season 2 kicks off this Sunday, while tonight brings the premiere of 'Texas Rising,' History's miniseries about the Texas Rangers.