TV News: HUMAN TARGET Season Two Premieres November 17; NBC Orders Pilot from Jack Black

     September 29, 2010


A couple of network TV updates are coming at you right now. First up, after upsetting viewers by canceling Lone Star, Fox is in the market for pissing off even more of their viewership as they have pushed back the second season premiere of Human Target. Previously schedule for premiere this Friday, the series will now start its second season on November 17th by returning to its old time slot on Wednesdays as 8/7c. The new season kicks off with a as Chance (Mark Valley) and Guerrero (Jackie Earle Haley) race to rescue their kidnapped associate, Winston (Chi McBride). Vowing to retire from the security business, Chance is lured back to work by billionaire philanthropist Ilsa Pucci (new series regular Indira Varma), who needs his protection after the mysterious murder of her husband. While on assignment, the team encounters Ames (new cast member Janet Montgomery), a beautiful, chameleon-like thief who has a past connection to Winston.

Find out news on a new comedy series from Jack Black after the jump.

jack_black__1_He’s dabbled in television by way of his epic two-man band Tenacious D, but now Jack Black is producing another TV series over at NBC. Deadline reports the network has ordered a pilot (complete with a play or pay penalty) for a half-hour comedy series based on the best-selling non-fiction book Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life As An Experiment by journalist/author A.J. Jacobs. Written by The King of Queens executive producers Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith the show chronicles the adventures of an immersion journalist and how these unusual assignments comedically affect his home life with his wife and two kids. Black is producing via his Electric Dynamite production banner along with Sony Pictures Television. We’ll be sure to keep you posted as we heard more about this developing project.