Ahead of its Monday morning upfront presentation to ad buyers, the network has picked up its seventh comedy for 2012-13, ordering six episodes of a single-camera effort starring Dane Cook.
Next Caller, which hails from Lionsgate Television and Universal Television, is described as a gender comedy that revolves around a brash alpha-male DJ (Cook) and his feminist co-host (Collette Wolfe) set in the office of a satellite radio station. Weeds'Stephen Falk writes and exec produces, and Marc Buckland directed the pilot. Next Caller will be Cook's series television debut.
NBC Gives Series Order to Dane Cook Comedy 'Next Caller' - Hollywood Reporter